Steve Webb

Steve Webb


Thornbury and Yate


Liberal Democrat

Address as

Mr Webb

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 4378


Poole Court, Poole Court Drive, Yate, Bristol , BS37 5PP
Tel: 01454 322100
Fax: 01454 866515


Electoral history

Member for Northavon 1997-2010, for Thornbury and Yate since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

Liberal Democrat: Spokesperson for Social Security and Welfare (Pensions) 1997-99; Principal Spokesperson for Social Security 1999-2001; Shadow Secretary of State for: Work and Pensions 2001-05, Health 2005-06; Chair of the Election Manifesto Team 2006-07; Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 2007-08; Shadow Minister for Countryside 2008; Shadow Secretary of State for: Energy and Climate Change 2008-09, Work and Pensions 2009-10; Minister of State for Pensions, Department for Work and Pensions 2010-

Party groups

Member, Liberal Democrats 1992-; Member: Costings Group, Policy Committee, Manifesto Committee, Economic Recovery Group

Select committees

Member: Ecclesiastical Committee -2010

Political interests

Social affairs, welfare, Third World, internet

General Election 2010 - Thornbury and Yate

Name Party Votes %
Webb, Steve Lib Dem 25032 51.81%
Riddle, Matthew Con 17916 37.08%
Egan, Roxanne Lab 3385 7.01%
Knight, Jenny UKIP 1709 3.54%
Beacham, Thomas Ind Fed UK 126 0.27%
Clements, Anthony Ind 58 0.13%
Result Lib Dem Hold (4.36% from Lib Dem to Con)