Bob Russell MP Colchester, Liberal Democrat


  • Tel 020 7219 5150

  • Email:

  • Website: Bob Russell website

  • Constituency address

    Magdalen Hall, Wimpole Road, Colchester CO1 2DE United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
Bob Russell

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

    Liberal Democrat: Spokesperson for: Home and Legal Affairs 1997-99, Sport 1999-2005; Whip 1999-2002, 2003-06, Shadow Minister for Defence 2005-10, Whip 2006-10; Member Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority 2010-.
  • House of Commons Select Committees

  • Electoral history

    Member for Colchester 1997-2010, for Colchester (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Environment, local and regional government, sport, transport, animal welfare, voluntary sector, youth organisations, defence.
  • Party groups

    Member: Labour Party 1966, SDP May 1981, Liberal Democrats since formation.
  • Countries of interest

    St Helena.

Election record for Colchester, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Liberal Democrat 47.91%
Conservative 32.81%
Labour 12.29%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Russell, Bob Liberal Democrat 22,151 47.91
Quince, Will Conservative 15,169 32.81
Newell, Jordan Labour 5,680 12.29
Pitts, John UK Independence Party 1,350 2.92
Chaney, Sidney British National Party 705 1.53
Lynn, Peter Green 694 1.51
Bone, Eddie Eng Dem 335 0.73
Noble, Garryck Essex 35 0.08
Shaw, Paul Independent 20 0.05
Majority 6,982 votes
Electorate 74,064
Turnout (46,240) 62.43%

Registered interests

Registrable shareholdings: Magdalen Hall Company Limited; company formed to facilitate the purchase of the former St. Mary Magdalen Church Hall, Colchester, by Colchester Liberal Democrats.

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