Rt Hon Sir Peter Tapsell

Rt Hon Sir Peter Tapsell

Constituency

Louth and Horncastle

Party

Conservative

Address as

Sir Peter

Contact details

Constituency

Cannon Street House, Cannon Street, Louth, LN11 9NL
Tel: 01507 609840
Fax: 01507 608091

Parliamentary

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 4477

Biography

Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Louth and Horncastle 2010-
Member for Louth & Horncastle 1997-10
Member for East Lindsey 1983-97
Member for Horncastle 1966-83
Contested Nottingham West General Election 1964
Member for Nottingham West 1959-64
Contested Wednesbury By-election 1957

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) 1977-78
Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) 1976-77

Other posts

Post Date
Father of the House of Commons 2010-

Select committees

Post House Date
Unopposed Bills (Panel) Commons 2002-10

Political interests

Foreign affairs, economics and finance

Countries of interest

Third World, Middle East, Japan

General Election 2010 General Election - Louth and Horncastle

Name Party Votes Share Change
Tapsell, Peter Con 25065 49.64% 3.2%
Martin, Fiona LD 11194 22.17% 1.6%
Mountain, Patrick Lab 8760 17.35% -8.0%
Green, Julia BNP 2199 4.35%
Nurse, Pat UKIP 2183 4.32% -3.4%
Simpson, Daniel Ind 576 1.14% 1.1%
Mair, Colin Eng Dem 517 1.02%
Majority 13871 27.47%
Turnout 50494 65.03%
Electorate 77650
Result Con Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.