Rt Hon Andrew Robathan MP

Rt Hon Andrew Robathan MP


South Leicestershire



Address as

Mr Robathan

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 3459
Fax: 020 7219 0096


1st Floor, 3 Green Road, Broughton Astley, Leicestershire, LE9 6RA


Electoral history

Post Date
Member for South Leicestershire 2010-
Member for Blaby 1992-10

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Minister of State (Northern Ireland Office) 2013-14
Minister of State (Ministry of Defence) 2012-13
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Defence) 2010-12
Opposition Deputy Chief Whip (Commons) 2005-10
Shadow Minister (Defence) 2004-05
Shadow Minister (International Development) 2003-03
Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry) 2002-03

Select committees

Post House Date
Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) Commons 2014-
Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) Commons 2014-
Armed Forces Bill Committee Commons 2011-11
Committee of Selection Commons 2005-10
Administration Committee Commons 2005-07
International Development Committee Commons 2003-04
International Development Committee Commons 1997-02
Employment Commons 1992-94

Political interests

International development, environment, transport, defence, Northern Ireland

Countries of interest

Africa, Indian sub-continent, Middle East

General Election 2010 General Election - South Leicestershire

Name Party Votes Share Change
Robathan, Andrew Con 27000 49.47% 4.1%
Ayesh, Aladdin LD 11476 21.03% 2.0%
Gimson, Sally Lab 11392 20.87% -8.8%
Preston, Paul BNP 2721 4.99%
Williams, John UKIP 1988 3.64% 1.2%
Majority 15524 28.44%
Turnout 54577 71.22%
Electorate 76633
Result Con Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.