Rt Hon Andrew Mitchell

Andrew Mitchell


Sutton Coldfield



Address as

Mr Mitchell

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 8516
Fax: 020 7219 1981


Sutton Coldfield Conservative Association, 36 High Street, Sutton Coldfield, B72 1UP
Tel: 0121-354 2229
Fax: 0121-321 1762


Electoral history

Contested Sunderland South 1983 general election. Member for Gedling 1987-97. Contested Gedling 1997 general election. Member for Sutton Coldfield 2001-10, for Sutton Coldfield (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

PPS to: William Waldegrave as Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office 1988-90, John Wakeham as Secretary of State for Energy 1990-92; Assistant Government Whip 1992-93; Government Whip 1993-95; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Social Security 1995-97; Shadow Minister for: Economic Affairs 2003-04, Home Affairs 2004-05; Shadow Secretary of State for International Development 2005-10; Secretary of State for International Development 2010-

Party groups

Chair, Cambridge University Conservative Association 1977; Secretary, One Nation Group of Conservative MPs 1989-92, 2005-; Vice-chair, Conservative Party (candidates) 1992-93

Select committees

Member: Work and Pensions 2001-03, Modernisation of the House of Commons 2002-04

Political interests

International development, health, defence, economy

Countries of interest

Africa, Far East, USA

General Election 2010 - Sutton Coldfield

Name Party Votes %
Mitchell, Andrew Con 27303 53.87%
Pocock, Rob Lab 10298 20.32%
Brighton, Richard Lib Dem 9117 17.99%
Grierson, Robert BNP 1749 3.46%
Siddall-Jones, Edward UKIP 1587 3.14%
Rooney, Joe Green 535 1.06%
Result Con Hold (3.41% from Lab to Con)