Mr Robert Syms MP

Mr Robert Syms MP

Constituency

Poole

Party

Conservative

Address as

Mr Syms

Contact details

Parliamentary

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 4601
Fax: 020 7219 6867
guyn@parliament.uk

Constituency

Poole Conservative Association, 38 Sandbanks Road, Poole, BH14 8BX
Tel: 01202 739922
Fax: 01202 739944
symsr@pooleconservatives.org

Web & Social media

Biography

Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Poole 1997-
Contested Walsall North General Election 1992

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) 2012-13
Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) 2005-07
Shadow Minister (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister) 2003-05
Opposition Whip (Commons) 2003-03
Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Transport and the Regions) 1999-01

Other posts

Post Date
Vice-Chair, Conservative Party 2001-02

Select committees

Post House Date
High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill (Commons) (Chair) Commons 2014-
High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill (Commons) Commons 2014-
Finance and Services Committee Commons 2013-
Administration Committee Commons 2013-
Draft Detention of Terrorist Suspects (Temporary Extension) Bills (Joint Committee) Commons 2011-
Liaison Committee (Commons) Commons 2010-12
Regulatory Reform (Chair) Commons 2010-12
Regulatory Reform Commons 2010-12
Draft Marine Bill (Joint Committee) Commons 2008-08
Health Committee Commons 2007-10
Transport Committee Commons 2002-03
Procedure Committee Commons 1998-99
Health Committee Commons 1997-00

Political interests

Economic policy, constitution, local and regional government

Countries of interest

USA, most of the English speaking world

General Election 2010 General Election - Poole

Name Party Votes Share Change
Syms, Robert Con 22532 47.50% 4.1%
Eades, Philip LD 14991 31.60% 2.5%
Sanderson, Jason Lab 6041 12.74% -10.0%
Wellstead, Nick UKIP 2507 5.29% 1.8%
Holmes, David BNP 1188 2.50%
Northover, Ian Ind 177 0.37% -0.9%
Majority 7541 15.90%
Turnout 47436 65.30%
Electorate 72641
Result Con Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.