David Watts

David Watts


St Helens North



Address as

Mr Watts

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 6325
Fax: 020 7219 0913


Sixth Floor, Century House, Hardshaw Street, St Helens, WA10 1QU
Tel: 01744 21336
Fax: 01744 21343


Electoral history

Member for St Helens North 1997-2010, for St Helens North (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

PPS: to John Spellar: as Minister of State, Ministry of Defence 1999-2001, as Minister of Transport, Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions 2001-02, as Minister of State, Department for Transport 2002-03, to John Prescott as Deputy Prime Minister 2003-05; Government Whip 2005-10; Opposition Whip 2010

Select committees

Member: Finance and Services 1997-2001, 2005-06, Foreign Affairs 2010-, Administration 2010-, Arms Export Controls 2011-

Councils, public bodies

St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council: Councillor 1979-97, Leader 1993-97; Vice-chair, Association of Metropolitan Authorities

International bodies

UK President, Euro Group of Industrial Regions 1989-93

Political interests

Regional policy, education, training

General Election 2010 - St Helens North

Name Party Votes %
Watts, David Lab 23041 51.46%
Greenall, Paul Con 9940 22.2%
Beirne, John Lib Dem 8992 20.09%
Robinson, Gary UKIP 2100 4.7%
Whatham, Stephen SLP 483 1.08%
Result Lab Hold (4.62% from Lab to Con)