Bob Russell

Bob Russell

Constituency

Colchester

Party

Liberal Democrat

Address as

Sir Bob

Contact details

Westminster

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 5150
susan.hislop@parliament.uk

Constituency

Magdalen Hall, Wimpole Road, Colchester, CO1 2DE
Tel: 01206 506600
Fax: 01206 506610
info@bobrussell.org.uk

Biography

Electoral history

Member for Colchester 1997-2010, for Colchester (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

Liberal Democrat: Spokesperson for: Home and Legal Affairs 1997-99, Sport 1999-2005; Whip 1999-2002, 2003-06, Shadow Minister for Defence 2005-10, Whip 2006-10; Member Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority 2010-

Party groups

Member: Labour Party 1966, SDP May 1981, Liberal Democrats since formation

Select committees

Member: Home Affairs 1998-2005, 2006-10 Catering 2000-01, Regulatory Reform 2005-06, Armed Forces Bill 2005-06, 2011, Chairmen's Panel 2009-10, Administration 2010-11, Defence 2011-

Councils, public bodies

Colchester Borough Council: Councillor 1971-2002, Mayor 1986-87, Council Leader 1987-91

Political interests

Environment, local and regional government, sport, transport, animal welfare, voluntary sector, youth organisations, defence

Countries of interest

St Helena

General Election 2010 - Colchester

Name Party Votes %
Russell, Bob Lib Dem 22151 47.91%
Quince, Will Con 15169 32.81%
Newell, Jordan Lab 5680 12.29%
Pitts, John UKIP 1350 2.92%
Chaney, Sidney BNP 705 1.53%
Lynn, Peter Green 694 1.51%
Bone, Eddie Eng Dem 335 0.73%
Noble, Garryck Essex 35 0.08%
Shaw, Paul Ind 20 0.05%
Result Lib Dem Hold (0.25% from Lib Dem to Con)