Mark Hunter

Mark Hunter

Constituency

Cheadle

Party

Liberal Democrat

Address as

Mr Hunter

Contact details

Westminster

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 3889
Fax: 020 7219 0813
hunterm@parliament.uk

Constituency

Hillson House, 3 Gill Bent Road, Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle, Stockport, SK8 7LE
Tel: 0161-486 1359
Fax: 0161-486 9005
info@cheadle-libdems.org.uk

Biography

Electoral history

Contested Ashton-under-Lyne 1987 and Stockport 2001 general elections. Member for Cheadle 14 July 2005 by-election to 2010, for Cheadle (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

Liberal Democrat Shadow Minister for: Office of the Deputy Prime Minister 2005-06, Home Affairs 2006-07, Foreign and Commonwealth Office 2007; PPS to Nick Clegg as Leader of the Liberal Democrats 2007-10; Liberal Democrat Shadow Minister for Transport 2008-10; Assistant Government Whip 2010-

Select committees

Member: Trade and Industry/Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform/Business and Enterprise 2005-08, Quadripartite (Committees on Strategic Export Controls)/Arms Export Controls 2007-08, Selection 2010-, Administration 2011-

Councils, public bodies

Councillor, Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council (MBC) 1980-89; Stockport MBC: Councillor 1996-06, Chair, Education Committee 1997-2001, Deputy Leader 2001-02, Leader 2002-05; Vice-President, Local Government Association 2010-11

Political interests

Local government, human rights, international affairs

General Election 2010 - Cheadle

Name Party Votes %
Hunter, Mark Lib Dem 24717 46.95%
Jeffreys, Ben Con 21445 40.73%
Miller, Martin Lab 4920 9.35%
Moore, Tony UKIP 1430 2.72%
Result Lib Dem Hold (0.59% from Lib Dem to Con)