Mr Mark Harper MP

Mr Mark Harper MP

Constituency

Forest of Dean

Party

Conservative

Address as

Mr Harper

Contact details

Constituency

Tel: 01594 823482
Fax: 01594 823623

Parliamentary

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 5056
Fax: 020 7219 0937
mark.harper.mp@parliament.uk

Departmental

Department for Work and Pensions, Caxton House, Tothill Street, London, SW1H 9NA
ministers@dwp.gsi.gov.uk

Web & Social media

Biography

Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Forest of Dean 2005-
Contested Forest of Dean General Election 2001

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions) (Disabled People) 2014-
Minister of State (Home Office) (Immigration) 2012-14
Parliamentary Secretary (Cabinet Office) 2010-12
Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) 2007-10
Shadow Minister (Defence) 2005-07

Select committees

Post House Date
Administration Committee Commons 2014-
Work and Pensions Committee Commons 2009-09
Administration Committee Commons 2005-06

Political interests

Education, special needs education, law and order, health, defence

Countries of interest

Israel, Turkey, USA

General Election 2010 General Election - Forest of Dean

Name Party Votes Share Change
Harper, Mark Con 22853 46.87% 6.0%
Hogan, Bruce Allan Lab 11789 24.18% -12.4%
Coleman, Christopher LD 10676 21.89% 4.7%
Congdon, Tim UKIP 2522 5.17% 2.8%
Greenwood, James Green 923 1.89% -0.2%
Majority 11064 22.69%
Turnout 48763 71.27%
Electorate 68419
Result Con Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.