Mike Hancock

Mike Hancock

Constituency

Portsmouth South

Party

Liberal Democrat

Address as

Mr Hancock

Contact details

Westminster

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 1102
Fax: 020 7219 2496
hancockm@parliament.uk

Constituency

1A Albert Road, Southsea, PO5 2SE
Tel: 02392 861055
Fax: 02392 830530
portsmouthldp@cix.co.uk

Biography

Electoral history

Contested Portsmouth South (SDP) 1983 general election. Member (SDP) for Portsmouth South 14 June 1984 by-election to 1987. Contested Portsmouth South (as SDP/Alliance) 1987 and (as Lib Dem) 1992 general elections. Member for Portsmouth South 1997-2010, for Portsmouth South (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Europe (Defence) 1997-99-; Environment, Transport, the Regions and Social Justice (Planning) 2000-01

Party groups

Member: Labour Party 1968-81, Social Democrat Party 1981-87, Liberal Democrat Party 1987-

Select committees

Member: Public Administration 1997-99, Defence 1999-2011, Chairmen's Panel/Panel of Chairs 2000-

Councils, public bodies

Portsmouth City Council: Councillor 1971-, Leader, Liberal Democrat Group 1989-97; Hampshire County Council: Councillor 1973-97, Opposition Leader 1977-81, 1989-93, Leader 1993-97; Vice-chair, Portsmouth Docks 1992-2002; Vice-President, Local Government Association 2010-12

International bodies

Chair Liberal Group Council of Europe; Leader Liberal Group Western European Union; NATO Parliamentary Assembly

Political interests

European affairs, defence, sport

Countries of interest

Moldova, Romania, Russia, Ukraine

General Election 2010 - Portsmouth South

Name Party Votes %
Hancock, Mike Lib Dem 18921 45.69%
Drummond, Flick Con 13721 33.13%
Ferrett, John Lab 5640 13.62%
Martin, Christopher UKIP 876 2.12%
Crompton, Geoff BNP 873 2.11%
Dawes, Tim Green 716 1.73%
DuCane, Ian Eng Dem 400 0.97%
Cummings, Les JACP 117 0.29%
Result Lib Dem Hold (2.28% from Con to Lib Dem)