Martin Horwood

Martin Horwood




Liberal Democrat

Address as

Mr Horwood

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 4784
Fax: 020 7219 1185


16 Hewlett Road, Cheltenham, GL52 6AA
Tel: 01242 224889
Fax: 01242 256658


Electoral history

Contested Oxford East 1992 and Cities of London and Westminster 2001 general elections. Member for Cheltenham 2005-10, for Cheltenham (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

Liberal Democrat: Spokesman on the Charities Bill 2005-06, Shadow Minister for Environment 2006-10

Party groups

President, Oxford Student Liberal Society 1983; Chair: Union of Liberal Students 1984-85, Liberal Information Network (LINk) 1987-90

Select committees

Member: ODPM/Communities and Local Government 2005-07, Environmental Audit 2007-10, Joint Committee on Privacy and Injunctions 2011-

Councils, public bodies

Councillor, Vale of White Horse District Council 1991-95

International bodies

United Nations Association 2008-

Political interests

Sustainable development, environment, international affairs, mutual/social ownership, tribal peoples, NHS

Countries of interest

India, Tibet

General Election 2010 - Cheltenham

Name Party Votes %
Horwood, Martin Lib Dem 26659 50.42%
Coote, Mark Con 21739 41.11%
Green, James Lab 2703 5.12%
Bowman, Peter UKIP 1192 2.26%
Hanks, Dancing Ken Loony 493 0.94%
Result Lib Dem Hold (4.33% from Con to Lib Dem)