Keith Simpson

Keith Simpson





Address as

Mr Simpson

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 4053
Fax: 020 7219 0975


Broadland Conservative Association, The Stable, Church Farm, Attlebridge, NR9 5ST
Tel: 01603 865763
Fax: 01603 865762


Electoral history

Contested Plymouth Devonport 1992 general election. Member for Mid Norfolk 1997-2010, for Broadland since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

Opposition Spokesperson for Defence 1998-99; Opposition Whip 1999-2001; Opposition Spokesperson for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 2001-02; Shadow Minister for: Defence 2002-05, Foreign Affairs 2005-10; PPS to William Hague as First Secretary of State, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs 2010-

Party groups

National vice-chair, Federation of Conservative Students 1971-72; Chair, Conservative History Group 2003-

Select committees

Member: European Standing Committee A 1998, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 2001-02

Councils, public bodies

Member: Royal United Services Institute for Defence Studies, British Commission for Military History, Lord Chancellor's Advisory Panel on the National Archives; Parliamentary Commissioner, Commonwealth War Graves Commission 2008-

Political interests

Foreign affairs, defence, education, farming, countryside

Countries of interest

France, Germany, Gulf States, Israel, Jordan, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Syria, USA

General Election 2010 - Broadland

Name Party Votes %
Simpson, Keith Con 24338 46.16%
Roper, Daniel Lib Dem 17046 32.33%
Barron, Allyson Lab 7287 13.82%
Agnew, Stuart UKIP 2382 4.52%
Crowther, Edith BNP 871 1.66%
Curran, Susan Green 752 1.43%
Result Con Hold (0.07% from Con to Lib Dem)