Shailesh Vara

Shailesh Vara

Constituency

North West Cambridgeshire

Party

Conservative

Address as

Mr Vara

Contact details

Westminster

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 6050
Fax: 020 7219 1183
shailesh.vara.mp@parliament.uk

Constituency

North West Cambridgeshire Conservative Association, The Old Barn, Hawthorn Farm, Ashton, Stamford, PE9 3BA
Tel: 01733 380089
Fax: 01780 749379
nwcca@tory.org

Biography

Electoral history

Contested Birmingham Ladywood 1997 and Northampton South 2001 general elections. Member for North West Cambridgeshire 2005-10, for North West Cambridgeshire (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

Shadow Deputy Leader of the House 2006-10; Assistant Government Whip 2010-

Party groups

Society of Conservative Lawyers: Treasurer 2001-04, Vice-chair, Executive Committee 2006-09; Vice-chair, Conservative Party 2001-05; Chair, Conservative Parliamentary Friends of India 2008-10; Vice-chair, Conservative China Parliamentary Group 2009-10

Select committees

Member: Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 2005-06, Administration 2010-11, Finance and Services 2011-

General Election 2010 - North West Cambridgeshire

Name Party Votes %
Vara, Shailesh Con 29425 50.35%
Wilkins, Kevin Lib Dem 12748 21.82%
York, Chris Lab 9877 16.91%
Brown, Robert UKIP 4826 8.26%
Goldspink, Stephen Eng Dem 1407 2.41%
Result Con Hold (2.6% from Lib Dem to Con)