Rt Hon Greg Knight

Greg Knight


East Yorkshire



Address as

Mr Knight

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 8417


18 Exchange Street, Driffield, YO25 6LJ
Tel: 0845 090 0203


Electoral history

Member for Derby North 1983-97. Contested Derby North 1997 general election. Member for Yorkshire East 2001-10, for East Yorkshire (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

PPS to David Mellor as Minister of State: Foreign and Commonwealth Office 1987-88, Department of Health 1988-89; Assistant Government Whip 1989-90; Government Whip 1990-93; Government Deputy Chief Whip 1993-96; Minister of State Department of Trade and Industry 1996-97; Deputy Shadow Leader of the House 2002-03; Shadow Minister for: Culture, Media and Sport 2003, Environment and Transport 2003-05, Transport 2005

Party groups

Chair, Leicester and Leicestershire Young Conservatives 1972-73; Vice-chair, Conservative Parliamentary Candidates Association 1997-2001

Select committees

Member: Broadcasting 1993-96, Finance and Services 1993-96, Modernisation of the House of Commons 2001-03, 2005-10, Procedure: Member 2005, Chair 2005-; Member: Liaison 2006-, Administration 2006-10, Standards and Privileges 2009-10, Reform of the House of Commons 2009-10, Joint Committee on the Draft Detention of Terrorist Suspects (Temporary Extension) Bills 2011

Councils, public bodies

Councillor: Leicester City Council 1976-79, Leicestershire County Council 1977-83

International bodies

British-American Parliamentary Group: Executive Committee Member 2001-08, Treasurer 2008-

Political interests

Consumer issues, information technology, music, arts, home affairs

Countries of interest


General Election 2010 - East Yorkshire

Name Party Votes %
Knight, Greg Con 24328 47.4%
Adamson, Robert Lib Dem 10842 21.13%
Rounding, Paul Lab 10401 20.27%
Daniels, Chris UKIP 2142 4.18%
Pudsey, Gary BNP 1865 3.64%
Allerston, Ray SDP 914 1.79%
Jackson, Mike Green 762 1.49%
Result Con Hold (0.08% from Con to Lib Dem)