Rt Hon David Laws MP

Rt Hon David Laws MP

Constituency

Yeovil

Party

Liberal Democrat

Address as

Mr Laws

Contact details

Constituency

5 Church Street, Yeovil, BA20 1HB
Tel: 01935 425025; 01935 423284
Fax: 01935 433652
enquiries@yeovil-libdems.org.uk

Parliamentary

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 8413
Fax: 020 7219 8188
lawsd@parliament.uk

Departmental

Department for Education, Ministerial and Public Communications Division, Piccadilly Gate, Store Street, Manchester, M1 2WD
Tel: 0370 000 2288

Departmental

Cabinet Office, 70 Whitehall, London, SW1A 2AS
Tel: 020 7276 1234
publiccorrespondence@cabinet-office.gsi.gov.uk

Web & Social media

Biography

Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Yeovil 2001-
Contested Folkestone & Hythe General Election 1997

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Minister of State (Department for Education) (Jointly with the Cabinet Office) 2012-
Minister of State (Cabinet Office) (Jointly with the Department for Education) 2012-
Chief Secretary to the Treasury 2010-10
Shadow Secretary of State (Children, Schools and Families) 2007-10
Shadow Secretary of State (Children, Schools and Families) 2007-07
Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions 2005-07
Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury 2002-05
Shadow Spokesperson (Defence) 2001-02

Select committees

Post House Date
Draft Financial Services Bill (Joint Committee) Commons 2011-11
Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) Commons 2002-05
Treasury Committee Commons 2001-03
Treasury Sub-committee Commons 2001-03

Political interests

Economy, education, pensions, public service reform

Countries of interest

Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Jordan

General Election 2010 General Election - Yeovil

Name Party Votes Share Change
Laws, David LD 31843 55.71% 4.2%
Davis, Kevin Con 18807 32.90% -1.2%
Skevington, Lee Lab 2991 5.23% -5.3%
Pearson, Nigel UKIP 2357 4.12% 0.3%
Baehr, Robert BNP 1162 2.03%
Majority 13036 22.81%
Turnout 57160 69.44%
Electorate 82314
Result LD Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.