Andrew Robathan MP South Leicestershire, Conservative

Contact

  • Tel 020 7219 3459

  • Fax 020 7219 0096

  • Email:

  • Constituency address

    First Floor, 3 Green Road, Broughton Astley LE9 6RA United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
Andrew Robathan

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:

    17/7/1951
  • Positions

    PPS to Iain Sproat as Minister of State, Department of National Heritage 1995-97; Shadow Minister for: Trade and Industry 2002-03, International Development 2003, Defence 2004-05; Opposition Deputy Chief Whip 2005-10; Ministry of Defence: Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Defence Personnel, Welfare and Veterans) 2010-12, Minister of State for the: Armed Forces 2012-13, Northern Ireland Office 2013-14.
  • House of Commons Select Committees

    Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.
  • Electoral history

    Member for Blaby 1992-2010, for South Leicestershire since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    International development, environment, transport, defence, Northern Ireland.
  • Countries of interest

    Africa, Indian Sub-Continent, Middle East.

Election record for South Leicestershire, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Conservative 49.4%
Liberal Democrat 21%
Labour 20.85%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Robathan, Andrew Conservative 27,000 49.4
Ayesh, Aladdin Liberal Democrat 11,476 21
Gimson, Sally Labour 11,392 20.85
Preston, Paul British National Party 2,721 4.98
Williams, John UK Independence Party 1,988 3.64
Majority 15,524 votes
Electorate 76,633
Turnout (54,656) 71.32%

Registered interests

Land and Property: Farm in Leicestershire, including rented residential property, from which income is received.

Overseas visits: 28 July-1 August 2008, to Iran, for meetings with Iranian politicians and officials. Flights and accommodation were paid for by the Conservative Middle East Council. Some hospitality was provided by the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran. (Registered 18 August 2008) 9-19 September 2008, to Israel, Palestine and Lebanon, accompanied by my wife, paid for by the Conservative Middle East Council. (Registered 16 October 2008) 14-19 November 2008, to the United Arab Emirates on cross-party fact-finding trip which included meetings with the Government of the UAE, who met the costs of the visit. (Registered 10 December 2008)

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