Joan Ruddock MP Lewisham Deptford, Labour


Joan Ruddock

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

    Private Member's Bill on flytipping – Control of Pollution Act (amendment) 1989; Opposition Spokesperson for: Transport 1989-92, Home Affairs 1992-94, Environmental Protection 1994-97; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Women 1997-98; Promoted: Ten-Minute-Rule Bill 1999, Prophylactic Mastectomy Registry Presentation Bill 1999, Organic Food and Farming Targets Bill 1999, Ten-Minute-Rule Bill 2000, Sex Discrimination (Amendment) No. 2, Ten-Minute-Rule Bill 2002, Waste Bill, Private Member's Bill – Municipal Waste, Recycling Bill 2003, (Household Waste Recycling Act 2003); Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 2007-08, Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) 2008-09; Minister of State, DECC 2009-10; Shadow Minister for Energy and Climate Change 2010.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Newbury 1979 general election. Member for Lewisham Deptford 1987-2010, for Lewisham Deptford (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Environment, Women, Foreign Affairs.
  • Countries of interest

    Afghanistan, Palestine.
  • International bodies

    Member, British Delegation to Council of Europe and Western European Union 1988-89; Inter-Parliamentary Union 2001-.

Election record for Lewisham Deptford, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Labour 53.28%
Liberal Democrat 23.19%
Conservative 13.37%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Ruddock, Joan Labour 22,132 53.28
Langley, Tamora Liberal Democrat 9,633 23.19
Townsend, Gemma Conservative 5,551 13.37
Johnson, Darren Green 2,772 6.68
Page, Ian SAP 645 1.56
Martin, Malcolm Christian Peoples Alliance 487 1.18
Majority 12,499 votes
Electorate 67,058
Turnout (41,546) 61.96%

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