Rt Hon Don Foster MP

Rt Hon Don Foster MP

Constituency

Bath

Party

Liberal Democrat

Address as

Mr Foster

Contact details

Constituency

31 James Street West, Bath, BA1 2BT
Tel: 01225 338973
Fax: 01225 463630
donfoster@parliament.uk

Parliamentary

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 4805
Fax: 020 7219 2695
fosterd@parliament.uk

Web & Social media

Biography

Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Bath 1992-
Contested Bristol East General Election 1987

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Comptroller (HM Household) (Deputy Chief Whip, House of Commons) 2013-
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Communities and Local Government) 2012-13
Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (also Shadow Deputy Prime Minister) 2003-10
Shadow Secretary of State for Transport 2002-03
Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Transport and the Regions) 1999-01
Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) 1995-97
Shadow Spokesperson (Education) 1992-95

Select committees

Post House Date
Education Sub-committee Commons 1995-99
Education & Employment Commons 1995-99

Political interests

Education, local and regional government, transport, culture, media, sport and tourism

Countries of interest

Africa

General Election 2010 General Election - Bath

Name Party Votes Share Change
Foster, Don LD 26651 56.60% 11.2%
Richter, Fabian Con 14768 31.36% -0.5%
Ajderian, Hattie Lab 3251 6.90% -7.5%
Lucas, Eric Green 1120 2.38% -3.6%
Warrender, Ernie UKIP 890 1.89% 0.2%
Hewett, Steve Christian 250 0.53%
Onymous, Anon Ind 69 0.15%
Geddis, Sean Ind 56 0.12% -0.4%
Craig, Robert ATSP 31 0.07%
Majority 11883 25.24%
Turnout 47086 70.61%
Electorate 66686
Result LD Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.