Barry Gardiner

Barry Gardiner


Brent North



Address as

Mr Gardiner

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 4046
Fax: 020 7219 2495


No constituency office


Electoral history

Member for Brent North 1997-2010, for Brent North (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

PPS to Beverley Hughes as Minister of State, Home Office 2002-04; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State: Northern Ireland Office 2004-05, Department of Trade and Industry 2005-06, Minister for Biodiversity, Landscape and Rural Affairs, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 2006-07; Prime Minister's Special Envoy for Forestry 2007-08; PPS to Lord Mandelson as Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform/Business, Innovation and Skills 2009-10; Leader of the Opposition's Special Envoy for Climate Change and the Environment 2011-

Party groups

Member, Labour Finance and Industry Group; Vice-chair, Labour Friends of Israel; Chair, Labour Friends of India 1999-2002, 2008-09

Select committees

Member: Procedure 1997-2001, Broadcasting 1998-2001, Public Accounts 1999-2002, Joint Committee on Consolidation of Bills Etc 2001-10, Energy and Climate Change 2010-, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 2011-

Councils, public bodies

Cambridge City Council: Councillor 1988-94, Chair of Finance, Mayor 1992-93

Political interests

Economic policy, trade and industry, education, foreign affairs, environment, climate change, India-UK relations

Countries of interest

Brazil, China, India, Russia, Sri Lanka

General Election 2010 - Brent North

Name Party Votes %
Gardiner, Barry Lab 24514 46.48%
Patel, Harshadbhai Con 16486 31.26%
Allie, James Lib Dem 8879 16.84%
Malik, Atiq Ind 734 1.4%
Francis, Martin Green 725 1.38%
Webb, Sunita UKIP 380 0.73%
Vamadeva, Jannen Brent North Ind 333 0.64%
Tailor, Avrind Eng Dem 247 0.47%
Result Lab Hold (2.41% from Lab to Con)