Laurence Robertson MP Tewkesbury, Conservative


Laurence Robertson

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

    Opposition Whip 2001-03; Shadow Minister for: Trade and Industry 2003, Economic Affairs 2003-05, Northern Ireland 2005-10.
  • House of Commons Select Committees

    Northern Ireland Affairs; Liaison.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Makerfield 1987 and Ashfield 1992 general elections. Member for Tewkesbury 1997-2010, for Tewkesbury (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Overseas aid, constitution, European affairs, education, economic policy, law and order, countryside, Northern Ireland.
  • Party groups

    Former member: Conservative 2000 Foundation, Conservative Way Forward; Vice-chair, Association of Conservative Clubs 1997-2000.
  • Countries of interest

    African countries, particularly Ethiopia, UK, USA.
  • International bodies

    Co-chairman, British-Irish Parliamentary Association 2011-.

Election record for Tewkesbury, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Conservative 47.13%
Liberal Democrat 35.46%
Labour 11.57%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Robertson, Laurence Conservative 25,472 47.13
Cameron, Alistair Liberal Democrat 19,162 35.46
Emmerson, Stuart Labour 6,253 11.57
Jones, Brian UK Independence Party 2,230 4.13
Sidford, Matthew Green 525 0.98
Ridgeon, George Loony 319 0.6
Majority 6,310 votes
Electorate 76,655
Turnout (54,051) 70.51%

Registered interests

Remunerated employment, office, profession etc: Consultant to Westminster Parliamentary Research LLP, 34 Smith Square, London SW1P3HL. (£5,001-£10,000)

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