John Hayes

John Hayes


South Holland and The Deepings



Address as

Mr Hayes

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 1389
Fax: 020 7219 2273


10 Broad Street, Spalding, PE11 1TB
Tel: 01775 711534
Fax: 01775 713905


Electoral history

Contested Derbyshire North East 1987 and 1992 general elections. Member for South Holland and The Deepings 1997-2010, for South Holland and The Deepings (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

Shadow Minister for Schools 2000-01; Opposition Pairing Whip 2001-02; Shadow Minister for: Agriculture, Fisheries and Food 2002-03, Local and Devolved Government (Housing and Planning) 2003-05, Transport 2005, Vocational Education 2005-09, Lifelong Learning, Further and Higher Education 2009, Universities and Skills 2009-10; Minister of State for Further Education, Skills and Lifelong Learning, Departments for Business, Innovation and Skills and Education 2010-

Party groups

Former chair, Young Conservatives; Vice-chair: Conservatives Against Federal Europe, Conservative Party 1999-2000; Member, 1992 Group; Joint chair, Cornerstone Group 2004-

Select committees

Member: Agriculture 1997-99, Education and Employment 1998-99, Education and Employment 1999-2000, Education and Employment (Education Sub-Committee) 1999-2000, Selection 2001-02, Administration 2001-02

Councils, public bodies

Councillor, Nottinghamshire County Council 1985-98

Political interests

Education, elections and campaigning, political ideas and philosophy, local government, agriculture, commerce and industry, welfare of the elderly and disabled, disability

Countries of interest

England, Italy, Spain, USA

General Election 2010 - South Holland and The Deepings

Name Party Votes %
Hayes, John Con 29639 59%
Conroy, Jenny Lib Dem 7759 15.45%
Gould, Gareth Lab 7024 13.99%
Fairman, Richard UKIP 3246 6.47%
Harban, Roy BNP 1796 3.58%
Baxter, Ashley Green 724 1.45%
Result Con Hold (0.29% from Con to Lib Dem)