Mel Stride

Mel Stride


Central Devon



Address as

Mr Stride

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 7037


2A Manaton Court, Manaton Close, Matford Business Park, Exeter, EX2 8PF
Tel: 01392 823306


Electoral history

Member for Central Devon since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

PPS to John Hayes as Minister of State for Further Education, Skills and Lifelong Learning 2011-

Party groups

Oxford University Conservative Association: Member 1981-84, President 1982

Select committees

Member: Northern Ireland Affairs 2010-11

Political interests

Education, welfare reform, social justice

Countries of interest


General Election 2010 - Central Devon

Name Party Votes %
Stride, Mel Con 27737 51.41%
Hutty, Philip Lib Dem 18507 34.3%
Macdonald, Moira Lab 3715 6.89%
Edwards, Robert UKIP 2870 5.32%
Matthews, Colin Green 1044 1.94%
Result Con Hold (6.06% from Lib Dem to Con)