Jim Dobbin

Jim Dobbin

Constituency

Heywood and Middleton

Party

Labour/Co-operative

Address as

Mr Dobbin

Contact details

Westminster

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 4530
Fax: 020 7219 2696
dobbinj@parliament.uk

Constituency

45 York Street, Heywood, OL10 4NN
Tel: 01706 361135
Fax: 01706 625703
lambertc@parliament.uk

Biography

Electoral history

Contested Bury North 1992 general election. Member for Heywood and Middleton 1997-2010, for Heywood and Middleton (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election

Party groups

Chair, Rochdale District Labour Party 1980-81: Executive Member, Rochdale Constituency Labour Party 1986-87

Select committees

Member: European Scrutiny 1998-, Joint Committee on Consolidation, Etc, Bills 2001-, Communities and Local Government 2007-09, Chairmen's Panel/Panel of Chairs 2010-, Transport 2010-

Councils, public bodies

Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council: Councillor 1983-92, 1994-97, Chairman of Housing 1986-90, Leader of Labour Group 1994-96, Council Leader 1996-97

Political interests

Local and regional government, health, housing, transport, small businesses, life issues, involuntary tranquiliser addiction

Countries of interest

America (North and South), Spain, Africa

General Election 2010 - Heywood and Middleton

Name Party Votes %
Dobbin, Jim Lab/Co-op 18499 40%
Holly, Michael Con 12528 27.09%
Hobhouse, Wera Lib Dem 10474 22.65%
Greenwood, Peter BNP 3239 7.01%
Cecil, Victoria UKIP 1215 2.63%
Lee, Chrissy Ind 170 0.37%
Result Lab/Co-op Hold (6.83% from Lab/Co-op to Con)