James Clappison MP Hertsmere, Conservative


  • Tel 020 7219 4152

  • Fax 020 7219 0514

  • Email:

  • Website: James Clappison website

  • Constituency address

    104 High Street, London Colney AL2 1QL United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
James Clappison

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 Baroness Blatch as Minister of State: Department for Education 1992-94, Home Office 1994-95; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of the Environment 1995-97; Opposition Spokesperson for: Home Affairs (Crime, Immigration and Asylums) 1997-99, Education and Employment 1999-2000; Shadow: Financial Secretary, HM Treasury 2000-01, Minister for: Work 2001-02, the Treasury 2002, Work and Pensions 2007-10.
  • House of Commons Select Committees

    European Scrutiny; Home Affairs.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Barnsley East 1987 general election, Bootle May and November 1990 by-elections. Member for Hertsmere since 9 April 1992 general election.
  • Political interests

    Home affairs, economic policy, health, education.
  • Countries of interest


Election record for Hertsmere, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Conservative 55.84%
Labour 18.71%
Liberal Democrat 17.32%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Clappison, James Conservative 26,476 55.84
Russell, Sam Labour 8,871 18.71
Rowlands, Anthony Liberal Democrat 8,210 17.32
Rutter, David UK Independence Party 1,712 3.61
Seabrook, Danny British National Party 1,397 2.95
Krishna-Das, Arjuna Green 604 1.27
Majority 17,605 votes
Electorate 73,057
Turnout (47,410) 64.89%

Registered interests

Land and Property: Farmland in Patrington, East Yorkshire, from which rental income is received. 22 rented houses in Patrington and in Withernsea, North Humberside, five of which are registered in joint name with my wife.

Remunerated employment, office, profession etc: Categories of business underwritten for open years: All. Member of Lloyd's. (Resigned 31 December 1994.)

Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests: Barrister, not undertaking work.

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