Rt Hon Hilary Benn MP

Rt Hon Hilary Benn MP

Constituency

Leeds Central

Party

Labour

Address as

Hilary Benn

Contact details

Constituency

Suite 7, Unity Business Centre, 26 Roundhay Road, Leeds, LS7 1AB
Tel: 0113 244 1097
boxj@parliament.uk

Parliamentary

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 5770
bennh@parliament.uk

Web & Social media

Biography

Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Leeds Central 1999-
Contested Ealing North General Election 1987
Contested Ealing North General Election 1983

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government 2011-
Shadow Leader of the House of Commons 2010-11
Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 2010-10
Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 2007-10
Secretary of State for International Development 2003-07
Minister of State (Department for International Development) 2003-03
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office) (Minister for Prisons and Probation) 2002-03
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for International Development) 2001-02

Select committees

Post House Date
Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority Commons 2011-11
Environment, Transport & Regional Affairs Commons 1999-01
Environment Sub-committee Commons 1999-01

Political interests

International development, home affairs, education, employment, trade unions, environment, urban policy, local government

Countries of interest

Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sudan, USA

General Election 2010 General Election - Leeds Central

Name Party Votes Share Change
Benn, Hilary Lab 18434 49.30% -10.2%
Taylor, Michael LD 7789 20.83% -0.7%
Lamb, Alan Con 7541 20.17% 7.5%
Meeson, Kevin BNP 3066 8.20%
Proctor, Dave Ind 409 1.09%
One-Nil, We Beat The Scum Ind 155 0.41%
Majority 10645 28.47%
Turnout 37394 46.01%
Electorate 81266
Result Lab Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.