Laurence Robertson

Laurence Robertson

Constituency

Tewkesbury

Party

Conservative

Address as

Mr Robertson

Contact details

Westminster

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 4196
Fax: 020 7219 2325
robertsonl@parliament.uk

Constituency

22 High Street, Tewkesbury, GL20 5AL
Tel: 01684 291640
Fax: 01684 291759
calwaym@parliament.uk

Biography

Electoral history

Contested Makerfield 1987 and Ashfield 1992 general elections. Member for Tewkesbury 1997-2010, for Tewkesbury (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

Opposition Whip 2001-03; Shadow Minister for: Trade and Industry 2003, Economic Affairs 2003-05, Northern Ireland 2005-10

Party groups

Former member: Conservative 2000 Foundation, Conservative Way Forward; Vice-chair, Association of Conservative Clubs 1997-2000

Select committees

Member: Environmental Audit 1997-99, Joint Committee on Consolidation of Bills Etc 1997-2001, Social Security 1999-2001, European Scrutiny 1999-2002, Education and Skills 2001; Chair: Northern Ireland Affairs 2010-; Member: Liaison 2010-

Political interests

Overseas aid, constitution, European affairs, education, economic policy, law and order, countryside, Northern Ireland

Countries of interest

African countries, particularly Ethiopia, UK, USA

General Election 2010 - Tewkesbury

Name Party Votes %
Robertson, Laurence Con 25472 47.13%
Cameron, Alistair Lib Dem 19162 35.46%
Emmerson, Stuart Lab 6253 11.57%
Jones, Brian UKIP 2230 4.13%
Sidford, Matthew Green 525 0.98%
Ridgeon, George Loony 319 0.6%
Result Con Hold (4.06% from Con to Lib Dem)