Rt Hon Owen Paterson MP

Rt Hon Owen Paterson MP


North Shropshire



Address as

Mr Paterson

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 5185


No constituency office publicised
Tel: 01978 710073

Web & Social media


Electoral history

Post Date
Member for North Shropshire 1997-
Contested Wrexham General Election 1992

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 2012-14
Secretary of State for Northern Ireland 2010-12
Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland 2007-10
Shadow Minister (Transport) 2006-07
Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) 2005-06
Opposition Whip (Commons) 2000-01

Select committees

Post House Date
Agriculture Commons 2000-01
European Scrutiny Committee Commons 1999-00
Welsh Affairs Committee Commons 1997-01

Political interests

Trade, industry, agriculture, foreign affairs, economy, social justice, Northern Ireland

Countries of interest

China, India, USA, Western and Eastern Europe

General Election 2010 General Election - North Shropshire

Name Party Votes Share Change
Paterson, Owen Con 26692 51.46% 1.9%
Croll, Ian LD 10864 20.95% 1.2%
McLaughlan, Ian Lab 9406 18.13% -7.8%
List, Sandra UKIP 2432 4.69% -0.1%
Reddall, Phillip BNP 1667 3.21%
Boulding, Steve Green 808 1.56%
Majority 15828 30.52%
Turnout 51869 65.72%
Electorate 78930
Result Con Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.