Edward Garnier

Edward Garnier





Address as

Mr Garnier

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 4034


24 Nelson Street, Market Harborough, LE16 9AY
Tel: 01858 464146
Fax: 01858 410013


Electoral history

Contested Hemsworth 1987 general election. Member for Harborough 1992-2010, for Harborough (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

PPS to: Alastair Goodlad and David Davis as Ministers of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office 1994-95, Sir Nicholas Lyell as Attorney-General and Sir Derek Spencer as Solicitor-General 1995-97, Roger Freeman as Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 1996-97; Shadow Minister, Lord Chancellor's Department 1997-99; Shadow Attorney General 1999-2001; Shadow Minister for: Home Affairs 2005-07, Justice 2007-09; Shadow Attorney General 2009-10; Solicitor General 2010-

Party groups

Treasurer Macleod Group of Conservative MPs 1995-97; Member Executive 1922 Committee 2002-05; Chair, Executive Committee Society of Conservative Lawyers 2003-

Select committees

Member: Home Affairs 1992-95

International bodies

Director, Great Britain-China Centre 1998-2010

Political interests

Agriculture, defence, foreign affairs, education, constitutional affairs

General Election 2010 - Harborough

Name Party Votes %
Garnier, Edward Con 26894 48.88%
Haq, Zuffar Lib Dem 17097 31.08%
McKeever, Kevin Lab 6981 12.69%
Dickens, Geoffrey BNP 1715 3.12%
King, Marietta UKIP 1462 2.66%
Ball, David Eng Dem 568 1.04%
Stephenson, Jeff Ind 228 0.42%
Result Con Hold (4.71% from Lib Dem to Con)