Sir Edward Leigh MP

Sir Edward Leigh MP

Constituency

Gainsborough

Party

Conservative

Address as

Sir Edward

Contact details

Constituency

Office 1, 20 Union Street, Market Rasen, LN8 3AA

Parliamentary

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 6480
Fax: 020 7219 4883
edward.leigh.mp@parliament.uk

Web & Social media

Biography

Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Gainsborough 1997-
Member for Gainsborough & Horncastle 1983-97
Contested Middlesbrough General Election 1974

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Trade and Industry) 1990-93

Select committees

Post House Date
Members' Expenses Committee Commons 2011-
Public Accounts Commission (Chair) Commons 2011-
Public Accounts Commission Commons 2011-
Panel of Chairs Commons 2010-
Liaison Committee (Commons) Commons 2001-10
Public Accounts Committee (Chair) Commons 2001-10
Public Accounts Committee Commons 2000-10
Deregulation Commons 1997-97
International Development Committee Commons 1997-01
Agriculture Commons 1996-96
Social Security Commons 1995-00
Defence Committee Commons 1983-87

Political interests

Defence, foreign affairs, agriculture, families

General Election 2010 General Election - Gainsborough

Name Party Votes Share Change
Leigh, Edward Con 24266 49.27% 5.4%
O'Connor, Patrick LD 13707 27.83% 1.8%
McMahon, Jamie Lab 7701 15.64% -10.5%
Pearson, Steven UKIP 2065 4.19% 0.1%
Porter, Malcolm BNP 1512 3.07%
Majority 10559 21.44%
Turnout 49251 67.52%
Electorate 72939
Result Con Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.