Rt Hon Paul Burstow MP

Rt Hon Paul Burstow MP

Constituency

Sutton and Cheam

Party

Liberal Democrat

Address as

Paul Burstow

Contact details

Parliamentary

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 1196
Fax: 020 7219 0974
burstowp@parliament.uk

Constituency

234 Gander Green Lane, Cheam, SM3 9QF
Tel: 020 8288 6550
Fax: 020 8288 6553
paul@paulburstow.org.uk

Web & Social media

Biography

Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Sutton and Cheam 2010-
Member for Sutton & Cheam 1997-10
Contested Sutton & Cheam General Election 1992

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Minister of State (Department of Health) 2010-12
Shadow Chief Whip (Commons) 2006-10
Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport) 2005-06
Shadow Secretary of State for Health 2003-05
Shadow Spokesperson (Health) 1999-03
Shadow Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government) 1997-99
Shadow Spokesperson (Health) 1997-98
Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) 1997-99

Other posts

Post Date
Chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party 2012-13

Select committees

Post House Date
Public Accounts Committee Commons 2008-10
Modernisation of the House of Commons Commons 2006-07
Finance and Services Committee Commons 2006-10
Draft Mental Incapacity Bill (Joint Committee) Commons 2003-03
Health Committee Commons 2003-06

Political interests

Population ageing, social care, health, disability, environment, community safety

General Election 2010 General Election - Sutton and Cheam

Name Party Votes Share Change
Burstow, Paul LD 22156 45.67% -1.2%
Stroud, Philippa Con 20548 42.36% 1.7%
Allen, Kathy Lab 3376 6.96% -4.9%
Clarke, John BNP 1014 2.09%
Pickles, David UKIP 950 1.96%
Hickson, Peter Green 246 0.51%
Dodds, John Eng Dem 106 0.22%
Connolly, Matthew CPA 52 0.11%
Cullip, Martin Libertaria 41 0.08%
Hammond, Brian Ind 19 0.04% -0.6%
Majority 1608 3.31%
Turnout 48508 72.77%
Electorate 66658
Result LD Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.