Austin Mitchell MP Great Grimsby, Labour


  • Tel 020 7219 4559

  • Fax 020 7219 4843

  • Email:

  • Website: Austin Mitchell website

  • Constituency address

    13 Bargate, Grimsby DN34 4SS United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
Austin Mitchell

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

    PPS to John Fraser as Minister of State for Prices and Consumer Protection 1977-79; Opposition Whip 1979-85; Opposition Spokesperson for Trade and Industry 1988-89; Member Public Accounts Commission 1997-.
  • House of Commons Select Committees

    Public Accounts.
  • Electoral history

    Member for Grimsby 1977 by-election to 1983, for Great Grimsby 1983-2010, for Great Grimsby (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Economics, media, fishing industry, agriculture, poverty, accountancy, legal reform, European Union, electoral reform, constitutional reform, small businesses.
  • Party groups

    Vice-chair Labour Campaign for Electoral Reform; Chair: Labour Euro-Safeguards Campaign, Labour Economic Policy Group.
  • Countries of interest

    Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Iceland, New Zealand, Nigeria.

Election record for Great Grimsby, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Labour 32.62%
Conservative 30.45%
Liberal Democrat 22.36%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Mitchell, Austin Labour 10,777 32.62
Ayling, Victoria Conservative 10,063 30.45
De Freitas, Andrew Liberal Democrat 7,388 22.36
Hudson, Henry UK Independence Party 2,043 6.19
Fyfe, Steve British National Party 1,517 4.6
Brown, Ernie Independent 835 2.53
Howe, Adrian PNDP 331 1.01
Majority 714 votes
Electorate 62,427
Turnout (33,048) 52.94%

Registered interests

Remunerated employment, office, profession etc: Senior Associate Editor of The House Magazine. (Up to £5,000)

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