David Willetts MP Havant, Conservative

Contact

  • Tel 020 7219 4570

  • Fax 020 7219 2567

  • Email:

  • Constituency address

    c/o Havant Conservative Association, 19 South Street, Havant PO9 1BU United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
David Willetts

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.

Biography

  • Born:

    9/3/1956
  • Positions

    PPS to Sir Norman Fowler as Chairman of Conservative Party 1993-94; Assistant Government Whip 1994-95; Government Whip July-November 1995; Parliamentary Secretary, Office of Public Service 1995-96; Paymaster General, Office of Public Service July-December 1996; Opposition Spokesman for Employment 1997-98; Shadow Secretary of State for: Education and Employment 1998-99, Social Security 1999-2001, Work and Pensions 2001-05, and Welfare Reform 2004-05, Trade and Industry 2005, Education and Skills/Innovation, Universities and Skills 2005-09; Shadow Minister for Universities and Skills 2009-10; Minister of State for Universities and Science, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills 2010-14.
  • Electoral history

    Member for Havant 1992-2010, for Havant (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Economic policy, health, social security, education.
  • Party groups

    Chair, Conservative Research Department 1997; Member, Conservative Policy Board 2001-; Head of policy co-ordination, Conservative Party 2003-04.
  • Countries of interest

    Germany, USA.
  • International bodies

    Member, Competitiveness Council, Council of the European Union 2010-.

Election record for Havant, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Conservative 50.95%
Liberal Democrat 23.33%
Labour 17.66%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Willetts, David Conservative 22,433 50.95
Payton, Alex Liberal Democrat 10,273 23.33
Smith, Rob Labour 7,777 17.66
Keiran, Gary UK Independence Party 2,611 5.93
Addams, Fungus Eng Dem 809 1.84
Majority 12,160 votes
Electorate 69,671
Turnout (44,038) 63.21%

Registered interests

Registrable shareholdings: Two hundred and seventy-five shares in Sensortec Ltd; a company developing biosensors.

Land and Property: Flat in West London, from which rental income is received.

Overseas visits: 22-24 January 2009, to Paris, to attend the Franco-British Colloque. Hotel accommodation paid for by the Colloque. (I paid for my own transport.) (Registered 23 February 2009)

Remunerated employment, office, profession etc: Author. Senior Adviser to Punter Southall, a firm of actuaries, advising on pension issues. (£75,001-£80,000)

Remunerated directorships: Chairman of Universal Sensors Limited; company developing biosensors owned by Sensortec Limited.

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