Tim Yeo

Tim Yeo


South Suffolk



Address as

Mr Yeo

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 6353
Fax: 020 7219 4857


4 Byford Road, Sudbury, CO10 2YG
Tel: 01787 312363


Electoral history

Contested Bedwelty February 1974 general election. Member for South Suffolk 1983-2010, for South Suffolk (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

PPS to Douglas Hurd: as Home Secretary 1988-89, as Foreign and Commonwealth Secretary 1989-90; Joint Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State: Department of the Environment 1990-92, Department of Health 1992-93; Minister of State, Department of the Environment 1993-94; Opposition Spokesperson for Environment, Transport and the Regions 1997-98; Shadow Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food 1998-2001; Shadow Secretary of State for: Culture, Media and Sport 2001-02, Trade and Industry 2002-03, Public Services, Health and Education 2003-04, Environment and Transport 2004-05

Party groups

Vice-chair, Conservative Party (with responsibility for Local Government) 1998; Patron, Tory Reform Group

Select committees

Member: Treasury 1996-97, Culture, Media and Sport 2005-06; Chair: Environmental Audit 2005-10; Member: Liaison 2006-, Joint Committee on the Draft Climate Change Bill 2007; Chair: Energy and Climate Change 2010-; Member: Liaison (National Policy Statements Sub-committee) 2010-, Joint Committee on National Security Strategy 2010-

Political interests

Health, economic policy, environment, charity reform, rural affairs

Countries of interest


General Election 2010 - South Suffolk

Name Party Votes %
Yeo, Tim Con 24550 47.67%
Bennett, Nigel Lib Dem 15861 30.8%
Bishton, Emma Lab 7368 14.31%
Campbell Bannerman, David UKIP 3637 7.07%
Result Con Hold (1.61% from Lib Dem to Con)