Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin

Patrick McLoughlin


Derbyshire Dales



Address as

Mr McLoughlin

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 3511


No constituency office


Electoral history

Contested Wolverhampton South East 1983 general election. Member for West Derbyshire 8 May 1986 by-election to 2010, for Derbyshire Dales since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

PPS to: Angela Rumbold as Minister of State, Department of Education 1987-88, Lord Young of Graffham as Secretary of State for Trade and Industry 1988-89; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Transport (Minister for Aviation and Shipping) 1989-92; Joint Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Employment 1992-93; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Trade and Industry (Trade and Technology) 1993-94; Assistant Government Whip 1995-96; Government Whip 1996-97; Opposition: Pairing Whip 1997-98, Deputy Chief Whip 1998-2005, Chief Whip 2005-10; Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury 2010-; Chief Whip 2010-

Party groups

National Vice-Chair, Young Conservatives 1982-84

Select committees

Member: Broadcasting 1994-95, Selection 1997-2001, Finance and Services 1998-2005, Accommodation and Works 2001-05, Modernisation of the House of Commons 2004-05, Selection 2005, Administration 2005

Councils, public bodies

Councillor: Cannock Chase District Council 1980-87, Staffordshire County Council 1981-87

Political interests

Agriculture, education

General Election 2010 - Derbyshire Dales

Name Party Votes %
McLoughlin, Patrick Con 24378 52.01%
Naitta, Joe Lib Dem 10512 22.43%
Swindell, Colin Lab 9061 19.34%
Guiver, Ian UKIP 1779 3.8%
Stockell, Josh Green 772 1.65%
Delves, Nick “The Flying Brick” Loony 228 0.49%
Y'Mech, Amila Humanity 50 0.11%
Result Con Hold (3.71% from Lib Dem to Con)