John Whittingdale MP Maldon, Conservative,


John Whittingdale

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 Eric Forth as Minister of State for: Education 1994-95, Education and Employment 1994-96; Opposition Whip 1997-98; Opposition Spokesperson for the Treasury 1998-99; PPS to William Hague as Leader of Opposition 1999-2001; Shadow Secretary of State for: Trade and Industry 2001-02, Culture, Media and Sport 2002-03, Agriculture, Fisheries and Food 2003-04, Culture, Media and Sport 2004-05; Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport 2015-2016.
  • House of Commons Select Committees

    Culture, Media and Sport; Liaison.
  • Electoral history

    Member for South Colchester and Maldon 1992-97, for Maldon and Chelmsford East 1997-2010, for Maldon since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Broadcasting and media.
  • Party groups

    Member: 92 Group, No Turning Back Group; Member: Executive, Conservative Way Forward 2005-10, Conservative Party Board 2006-10.
  • Countries of interest

    Armenia, China, Georgia, Israel, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Russia, Ukraine, USA.
  • International bodies

    Member, Executive Committee, Inter-Parliamentary Union, British Group 2010-.

Election record for Maldon, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Conservative 59.77%
Liberal Democrat 19.3%
Labour 12.66%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Whittingdale, John Conservative 28,661 59.77
Tealby-Watson, Elfreda Liberal Democrat 9,254 19.3
Nandanwar, Swatantra Labour 6,070 12.66
Pryke, Jesse UK Independence Party 2,446 5.11
Blain, Len British National Party 1,464 3.06
Majority 19,407 votes
Electorate 70,587
Turnout (47,954) 67.94%

Registered interests

Remunerated directorships: Audio Network plc (non-executive); an online music catalogue.

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