Mr Edward Vaizey MP

Mr Edward Vaizey MP





Address as

Mr Vaizey

Contact details


Wallingford Town Hall, Wallingford, Oxon, OX10 0EG
Tel: 01491 838816


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 6350


Department for Culture, Media and Sport, 100 Parliament Street, London, SW1A 2BQ
Tel: 020 7211 6000


Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, 1, Victoria Street, London, SW1H 0ET
Tel: 020 7215 5000

Web & Social media


Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Wantage 2005-
Contested Bristol East General Election 1997

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Minister of State (Culture Media and Sport) (Digital Industries) (Jointly with Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) 2014-
Minister of State (Business, Innovation and Skills) (Digital Industries) (Jointly with Department for Culture Media and Sport) 2014-
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Culture, Media and Sport) 2010-14
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Culture, Communications and Creative Industries) (jointly with the Department for Culture, Media and Sport) 2010-10
Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport) 2006-10

Select committees

Post House Date
Environmental Audit Committee Commons 2006-07
Modernisation of the House of Commons Commons 2005-07

Political interests

Arts, architecture, energy, science and technology, environment

Countries of interest

India, Israel, Middle East, USA

General Election 2010 General Election - Wantage

Name Party Votes Share Change
Vaizey, Edward Con 29284 51.98% 8.9%
Armitage, Alan LD 15737 27.93% 0.3%
Mitchell, Steven Lab 7855 13.94% -10.0%
Jones, Jacqueline UKIP 2421 4.30% 2.8%
Twine, Adam Green 1044 1.85% -0.7%
Majority 13547 24.04%
Turnout 56341 70.03%
Electorate 80456
Result Con Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.