Ed Vaizey

Ed Vaizey

Constituency

Wantage

Party

Conservative

Address as

Mr Vaizey

Contact details

Westminster

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 6350
Fax: 020 7219 2718
ed.vaizey.mp@parliament.uk

Constituency

Oxfordshire Conservatives, 8 Gorwell, Watlington, OX49 5QE
Tel: 01491 612852
Fax: 01491 612001
matthew.barber@oxfordshireconservatives.com
www.oxfordshireconservatives.com

Biography

Electoral history

Contested Bristol East 1997 general election. Member for Wantage 2005-10, for Wantage (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

Shadow Minister for the Arts 2006-10; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries), Departments for: Business, Innovation and Skills 2010-11, Culture, Media and Sport 2010-

Party groups

Election aide to Iain Duncan Smith MP 2001 general election; Deputy chair, Conservative Globalisation and Global Poverty Policy Group 2006

Select committees

Member: Modernisation of the House of Commons 2005-07, Environmental Audit 2006-07

Political interests

Arts, architecture, energy, science and technology, environment

Countries of interest

India, Israel, Middle East, USA

General Election 2010 - Wantage

Name Party Votes %
Vaizey, Ed Con 29284 51.87%
Armitage, Alan Lib Dem 15737 27.88%
Mitchell, Steven Lab 7855 13.92%
Jones, Jacqueline UKIP 2421 4.29%
Twine, Adam Green 1044 1.85%
Result Con Hold (4.27% from Lib Dem to Con)