James Duddridge

James Duddridge


Rochford and Southend East



Address as

Mr Duddridge

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 4830
Fax: 020 7219 3888


Suite 1, Strand House, 742 Southchurch Road, Southend on Sea, SS1 2PS
Tel: 01702 616135
Fax: 01702 619071


Electoral history

Contested Rother Valley 2001 general election. Member for Rochford and Southend East 2005-10, for Rochford and Southend East (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

Opposition Whip 2008-10; Government Whip 2010-

Party groups

Chair, Wells Young Conservatives 1989-91; Campaigns department, Conservative Central Office 1989-91; Chair, Essex University Conservative Students 1990-91; General election campaign manager to Stephen Shakespeare 1997; Adviser, Lady Miller Postal Services Bill 1999; Executive committee member, Conservative Way Forward 2000-01

Select committees

Member: Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 2006-10, International Development 2006-08, Strategic Export Controls (Quadripartite Committee)/Arms Export Controls 2007-08

International bodies

Member: Executive committee, British Group Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) 2005-06, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association

Political interests

African politics, pensions

Countries of interest

Southern African countries

General Election 2010 - Rochford and Southend East

Name Party Votes %
Duddridge, James Con 19509 46.74%
Bonavia, Kevin Lab 8459 20.27%
Longley, Graham Lib Dem 8084 19.37%
Moyies, James UKIP 2405 5.77%
Strobridge, Geoff BNP 1856 4.45%
Vaughan, Andrew Green 707 1.7%
Chytry, Anthony Ind 611 1.47%
Result Con Hold (6.33% from Lab to Con)