Charles Hendry MP

Charles Hendry MP





Address as

Charles Hendry

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 8238
Fax: 020 7219 1977


Wealden Conservative Association, The Granary, Bales Green Farm, Arlington, BN27 6SH
Tel: 01323 489289
Fax: 01323 484847

Web & Social media


Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Wealden 2001-
Contested High Peak General Election 1997
Member for High Peak 1992-97
Contested Mansfield General Election 1987
Contested Clackmannan General Election 1983

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Minister of State (Department of Energy and Climate Change) 2010-12
Shadow Minister (Energy and Climate Change) 2008-10
Shadow Minister (Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform) 2005-08
Shadow Minister (Higher Education and Intellectual Property) 2005-05
Shadow Minister (Children, Young People and Families) 2002-05
Opposition Whip (Commons) 2001-02

Other posts

Post Date
Deputy Chair, Conservative Party 2003-05
Vice-Chair, Conservative Party 1995-97

Select committees

Post House Date
Energy and Climate Change Committee Commons 2009-10
Culture, Media and Sport Committee Commons 2003-04
Northern Ireland Affairs Committee Commons 1994-97
Procedure Committee Commons 1992-95

Political interests

Trade and industry, youth policy, training, urban regeneration, social affairs, housing, homelessness, rural affairs, agriculture

Countries of interest

Europe, Russia, Southern Africa, USA

General Election 2010 General Election - Wealden

Name Party Votes Share Change
Hendry, Charles Con 31090 56.56% 6.1%
Bowers, Christopher LD 13911 25.31% 0.6%
Blackmore, Jemima Lab 5266 9.58% -7.1%
Docker, Dan UKIP 3319 6.04% 2.2%
Jonas, David Green 1383 2.52% -1.8%
Majority 17179 31.25%
Turnout 54969 71.82%
Electorate 76537
Result Con Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.