Rt Hon Frank Dobson

Frank Dobson


Holborn and St Pancras



Address as

Mr Dobson

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 5840
Fax: 020 7219 6956


No constituency office


Electoral history

Member for Holborn and St Pancras 1979-2010, for Holborn and St Pancras (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

Opposition Spokesperson for Education 1981-83; Shadow Health Minister 1983-87; Shadow Leader, House of Commons and Campaigns Co-ordinator 1987-89; Shadow Secretary of State for: Energy 1989-92, Employment 1992-93, Transport 1993-94, Shadow Minister for London 1993-97, Shadow Secretary of State for Environment 1994-97; Secretary of State for Health 1997-99

Select committees

Member: Administration 2005-08, 2010

Councils, public bodies

Governor, Argyle Primary School 1966-; Camden Borough Council: Councillor 1971-76, Leader 1973-75; Chair, Coram's Field and the Harmsworth Memorial Playground 1978-; Member, Court, University of York 2001-; Governor, Royal Veterinary College 2002-; Member, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 2008-; Governor, Coram Foundation 2008-

International bodies

Chair, Network South Africa 2004

Political interests

Central London, transport, energy, redistribution of wealth, government reform

Countries of interest

South Africa, Bangladesh, Canada

General Election 2010 - Holborn and St Pancras

Name Party Votes %
Dobson, Frank Lab 25198 45.86%
Shaw, Jo Lib Dem 15256 27.77%
Lee, George Con 11134 20.27%
Bennett, Natalie Green 1480 2.7%
Carlyle, Robert BNP 779 1.42%
Spencer, Max UKIP 587 1.07%
Chapman, John Ind 96 0.18%
Susperregi, Mikel Eng Dem 75 0.14%
Meek, Iain Ind 44 0.09%
Result Lab Hold (0.43% from Lab to Lib Dem)