Tony Baldry MP Banbury, Conservative


  • Tel 020 7219 6465

  • Email:

  • Website: Tony Baldry website

  • Constituency address

    Alexandra House, Church Passage, Banbury OX16 5JZ United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
Tony Baldry

Most spoken phrases

Last updated 3rd Jun 2009

  1. Israeli settlements
  2. Northcote Road shops
  3. Dangerous dogs petition
  4. Clapham Junction tube
  5. Heathrow expansion
  6. Health services
  7. Fly tipping

This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.


  • Born:

  • Positions

    PPS: to Lynda Chalker as Minister of State, FCO 1985-87, to John Wakeham: as Lord Privy Seal 1987-88, as Leader of the House 1987-89, as Lord President of The Council 1988-89, as Secretary of State for Energy 1989-90; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State: Department of Energy 1990, Department of Environment 1990-94, Foreign and Commonwealth Office 1994-95; Minister of State, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food 1995-97; Second Church Estates Commissioner 2010-.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Thurrock 1979 general election. Member for Banbury 1983-2010, for Banbury (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Employment, youth affairs, legal affairs, overseas aid and development, European Union.
  • Party groups

    Deputy chair, Conservative Group for Europe 1981-83; Chair, Conservative Parliamentary Mainstream Group 1997-2001.
  • Countries of interest

    Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Middle East, North America.
  • International bodies

    IPU British Group: Executive Committee Member 1997-, Treasurer 2000-01.

Election record for Banbury, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Conservative 52.67%
Liberal Democrat 20.35%
Labour 19.11%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Baldry, Tony Conservative 29,703 52.67
Rundle, David Liberal Democrat 11,476 20.35
Sibley, Les Labour 10,773 19.11
Fairweather, David UK Independence Party 2,806 4.98
White, Alastair Green 959 1.71
Edwards, Roseanne Independent 524 0.93
Majority 18,227 votes
Electorate 84,379
Turnout (56,399) 66.84%

Registered interests

Registrable shareholdings: 3DM PLC SPDG plc Petroquest Ltd (owns shares in Westminster Oil Limited) Mastermailer plc; supplier of secure stationery Woburn Energy plc.

Registrable shareholdings: Carbon Registry Services Ltd. West African Investments Ltd. Halcyon Oil Limited

Land and Property: A cottage in Oxfordshire.

Overseas visits: 16-18 May 2009, to Baghdad, for meeting with Ministers and others and an update on the present situation in Iraq, sponsored by the Islamic Dawa Party. (Registered 21 May 2009)

Sponsorship or financial or material support: I employ a research assistant who receives some funding direct from the Lighting Industry Federation, solely in connection with work that she does in support of the Associate All-Party Lighting Group.

Remunerated employment, office, profession etc: Practising barrister, arbitrator and mediator. Executive Partner in Diamond Film Partnership; a UK partnership promoting UK film and television production rights. Chairman of the Advisory Committee of Curve Capital Ventures Ltd; a sector neutral investment company that predominantly invests in India, China and Africa and advises companies on strategic growth and global expansion.

Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests: Shareholding of below registrable value in Carbon Registry Services Ltd.

Remunerated directorships: Chairman (non-executive), Westminster Oil Limited; a BVI registered company, development of oil licences and exploration. West African Investments Ltd; investing in infrastructure and natural resource projects in Sierra Leone and elsewhere in West Africa. Halcyon Oil Limited; a Hong Kong registered company focusing on oil exploration and discovery projects in Central Asia. Partner Capital Ltd (non-executive); an FSA regulated equity fund (December 2008-May 2009). Mastermailer Holdings plc; development of stationery and stationery products. Deputy Chairman, Woburn Energy plc; AIM listed company specialising in oil exploration and recovery. TimeC 1176 Limited (non-executive); investment holding company.

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