Rt Hon Dr Liam Fox

Liam Fox


North Somerset



Address as

Dr Fox

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 4198
Fax: 020 7219 2617


71 High Street, Nailsea, BS48 1AW
Tel: 01275 790090
Fax: 01275 790091


Electoral history

Contested Roxburgh and Berwickshire 1987 general election. Member for Woodspring 1992-2010, for North Somerset since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

PPS to Michael Howard as Home Secretary 1993-94; Assistant Government Whip 1994-95; Government Whip 1995-96; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office 1996-97; Opposition Spokesperson for: Constitutional Affairs, Scotland and Wales 1997-99; Member Shadow Cabinet 1998-: Shadow Secretary of State for Health 1999-2003, Shadow Foreign Secretary 2005, Shadow Secretary of State for Defence 2005-10; Secretary of State for Defence 2010-11

Party groups

Chair, West of Scotland Young Conservatives 1983; National vice-chair, Scottish Young Conservatives 1983-84; Secretary, West Country Conservative Members' Committee 1992-93; Co-chair, Conservative Party 2003-05; Contested Conservative Party leadership 2005

Select committees

Member: Scottish Affairs 1992-93

Political interests

Health, economic policy, foreign affairs

Countries of interest


General Election 2010 - North Somerset

Name Party Votes %
Fox, Liam Con 28549 49.18%
Mathew, Brian Lib Dem 20687 35.64%
Parry-Hearn, Steven Lab 6448 11.11%
Taylor, Sue UKIP 2257 3.89%
Result Con Hold (0.96% from Lib Dem to Con)