Joan Ruddock

Joan Ruddock

Constituency

Lewisham Deptford

Party

Labour

Address as

Dame Joan

Contact details

Westminster

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 4513
Fax: 020 7219 6045
joan.ruddock.mp@parliament.uk

Constituency

No constituency office publicised
Tel: 020 8691 5992, 020 8691 1400 (Casework)
Fax: 020 8691 8242

Biography

Electoral history

Contested Newbury 1979 general election. Member for Lewisham Deptford 1987-2010, for Lewisham Deptford (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

Private Member's Bill on flytipping – Control of Pollution Act (amendment) 1989; Opposition Spokesperson for: Transport 1989-92, Home Affairs 1992-94, Environmental Protection 1994-97; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Women 1997-98; Promoted: Ten-Minute Rule Bill 1999, Prophylactic Mastectomy Registry Presentation Bill 1999, Organic Food and Farming Targets Bill 1999, Ten-Minute Rule Bill 2000, Sex Discrimination (Amendment) No. 2, Ten-Minute Rule Bill 2002, Waste Bill, Private Member's Bill – Municipal Waste, Recycling Bill 2003, (Household Waste Recycling Act 2003); Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 2007-08, Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) 2008-09; Minister of State, DECC 2009-10; Shadow Minister for Energy and Climate Change 2010

Select committees

Member: Modernisation of the House of Commons 2001-05, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 2003-05, International Development 2005-07

International bodies

Member, British Delegation to Council of Europe and Western European Union 1988-89; Inter-Parliamentary Union 2001-

Political interests

Environment, Women, Foreign Affairs

Countries of interest

Afghanistan, Palestine

General Election 2010 - Lewisham Deptford

Name Party Votes %
Ruddock, Joan Lab 22132 53.28%
Langley, Tamora Lib Dem 9633 23.19%
Townsend, Gemma Con 5551 13.37%
Johnson, Darren Green 2772 6.68%
Page, Ian SAP 645 1.56%
Martin, Malcolm CPA 487 1.18%
Result Lab Hold (3.67% from Lab to Lib Dem)