Tim Farron

Tim Farron


Westmorland and Lonsdale


Liberal Democrat

Address as

Mr Farron

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 8498
Fax: 020 7219 2810


Acland House, Yard 2, Stricklandgate, Kendal, LA9 4ND
Tel: 01539 723403
Fax: 01539 740800


Electoral history

Contested North West Durham 1992, South Ribble 1997 and Westmorland and Lonsdale 2001 general elections. Member for Westmorland and Lonsdale 2005-10, for Westmorland and Lonsdale (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

Liberal Democrat: Spokesperson for Youth Affairs 2005-06; PPS to Sir Menzies Campbell as Leader of the Liberal Democrats 2006-07; Shadow Minister for: Home Affairs 2007, Countryside 2007-08; Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 2008-10

Party groups

President Liberal Democrat Party 2010-

Select committees

Member: Education and Skills 2005-06, Environmental Audit 2006-07, European Scrutiny 2010-

Councils, public bodies

Councillor: Lancashire County Council 1993-2000, South Ribble Borough Council 1995-99, South Lakeland District Council 2004-08

Political interests

Education, rural affairs, youth work, health, crime and policing, social care

General Election 2010 - Westmorland and Lonsdale

Name Party Votes %
Farron, Tim Lib Dem 30896 59.92%
McKeever, Gareth Con 18632 36.14%
Todd, Jonathan Lab 1158 2.25%
Mander, John UKIP 801 1.56%
Result Lib Dem Hold (11.04% from Con to Lib Dem)