Rt Hon Sir Richard Ottaway MP

Rt Hon Sir Richard Ottaway MP

Constituency

Croydon South

Party

Conservative

Address as

Sir Richard

Contact details

Constituency

Croydon South Conservative Association, 36 Brighton Road, Purley, CR8 2LG
Tel: 020 8660 0491
Fax: 020 8763 9686
croydonconservatives@tory.org

Parliamentary

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 6392
Fax: 020 7219 2256
ottawayr@parliament.uk

Web & Social media

Biography

Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Croydon South 1992-
Contested Nottingham North General Election 1987
Member for Nottingham North 1983-87

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Shadow Secretary of State (Environment) 2004-05
Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) 2000-01
Shadow Spokesperson (Defence) 1999-00
Shadow Minister (London) 1997-99
Lord Commissioner (HM Treasury) (Whip) 1996-97
Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) 1995-96

Other posts

Post Date
Vice-Chair, Conservative Party 1998-99

Select committees

Post House Date
National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) Commons 2010-
Liaison Committee (Commons) Commons 2010-
Foreign Affairs Committee (Chair) Commons 2010-
Foreign Affairs Committee Commons 2010-
Intelligence and Security (Joint Committee) Commons 2005-10
Defence Committee Commons 2004-05
Foreign Affairs Committee Commons 2003-04
Standards and Privileges Commons 2001-04
Procedure Committee Commons 1996-97

Political interests

Foreign affairs, defence, industry, commerce, world population

Countries of interest

Malaysia, Singapore

General Election 2010 General Election - Croydon South

Name Party Votes Share Change
Ottaway, Richard Con 28684 50.93% -1.1%
Rix, Simon LD 12866 22.84% 2.4%
Avis, Jane Lab 11287 20.04% -4.0%
Bolter, Jeffrey UKIP 2504 4.45% 2.3%
Ross, Gordon Green 981 1.74%
Majority 15818 28.08%
Turnout 56322 69.27%
Electorate 81303
Result Con Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.