Mr Bernard Jenkin MP

Mr Bernard Jenkin MP


Harwich and North Essex



Address as

Mr Jenkin

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 4029
Fax: 020 7219 5963


Harwich and North Essex Conservative Association, Unit C2, East Gores Farm, Salmons Lane, Coggeshall, Colchester, CO6 1RZ

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Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Harwich and North Essex 2010-
Member for North Essex 1997-10
Member for North Colchester 1992-97
Contested Glasgow Central General Election 1987

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Shadow Minister (Energy and Climate Change) 2005-05
Shadow Secretary of State (The Regions) 2003-05
Shadow Secretary of State for Defence 2001-03
Shadow Minister (Transport) 1998-01
Opposition Spokesperson (Environment, Transport and the Regions) 1998-98
Opposition Spokesperson (Constitutional Affairs, Scotland and Wales) 1997-98

Other posts

Post Date
Deputy Chair, Conservative Party 2005-06

Select committees

Post House Date
Draft Protection of Charities Bill (Joint Committee) Commons 2014-
Parliamentary Privilege (Joint Committee) Commons 2012-
Liaison Committee (Commons) Commons 2010-
Public Administration Committee (Chair) Commons 2010-
Public Administration Committee Commons 2010-
Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) Commons 2008-10
Defence Committee Commons 2006-10
Social Security Commons 1993-97

Political interests

Economic policy, trade, European Union, defence, foreign affairs, good governance

Countries of interest

Afghanistan, Chile, France, Georgia, Germany, India, Iraq, New Zealand, Pakistan, Russia, Singapore, USA

General Election 2010 General Election - Harwich and North Essex

Name Party Votes Share Change
Jenkin, Bernard Con 23001 46.94% 4.3%
Raven, James LD 11554 23.58% 4.3%
Barrenger, Darren Lab 9774 19.95% -10.9%
Anselmi, Simon UKIP 2527 5.16% 1.5%
Robey, Stephen BNP 1065 2.17%
Fox, Chris Green 909 1.86% -1.8%
Thompson Bates, Peter Ind 170 0.35% 0.3%
Majority 11447 23.36%
Turnout 49000 69.26%
Electorate 70743
Result Con Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.