Charles Hendry

Charles Hendry





Address as

Mr Hendry

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 8333
Fax: 020 7219 1977


Wealden Conservative Association, The Granary, Bales Green Farm, Arlington, BN27 6SH
Tel: 01323 489289
Fax: 01323 484847


Electoral history

Contested Clackmannan 1983 and Mansfield 1987 general elections. Member for High Peak 1992-1997. Contested High Peak 1997 general election. Member for Wealden 2001-10, for Wealden (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

PPS to: William Hague and Lord Mackay of Ardbrecknish as Ministers of State, Department of Social Security 1994-95, Gillian Shephard as Secretary of State for Education and Employment 1995; Opposition Whip 2001-02; Shadow Minister for: Young People 2002-05, Higher Education 2005, Trade and Industry/Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform 2005-08 (Energy, Science and Technology 2006-07, Energy, Industry and Postal Affairs 2007-08), Energy 2008-10; Minister of State, Department for Energy and Climate Change 2010-

Party groups

President, Edinburgh University Conservative Association 1979-80; Vice-chair: Scottish Federation of Conservative Students 1980-81, Battersea Conservative Association 1981-83, Conservative Party 1995-97; Chief of staff to Leader of Opposition 1997; Head of business liaison, Conservative Party 1997-99; Deputy chair, Conservative Party 2003-05; Patron, Tory Reform Group

Select committees

Member: Procedure 1992-95, European Standing Committee B 1992-95, Northern Ireland Affairs 1994-97, Culture, Media and Sport 2003-04, Energy and Climate Change 2009-10

Political interests

Trade and industry, youth policy, training, urban regeneration, social affairs, housing, homelessness, rural affairs, agriculture

Countries of interest

Europe, Russia, Southern Africa, USA

General Election 2010 - Wealden

Name Party Votes %
Hendry, Charles Con 31090 56.49%
Bowers, Chris Lib Dem 13911 25.28%
Blackmore, Lorna Lab 5266 9.57%
Docker, Dan UKIP 3319 6.04%
Jonas, David Green 1383 2.52%
Result Con Hold (2.77% from Lib Dem to Con)