Adrian Sanders MP Torbay, Liberal Democrat


  • Tel 020 7219 6304

  • Email:

  • Website: Adrian Sanders website

  • Constituency address

    69 Belgrave Road, Torquay TQ2 5HZ United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
Adrian Sanders

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: Whip 1997-2001, Spokesperson for: Housing 1997-2001, Environment, Transport, the Regions and Social Justice 1999-2001, Transport, Local Government and the Regions (Local Government) 2001-02, Tourism 2002-05, Whip 2006-10: Deputy Chief Whip 2006-10.
  • House of Commons Select Committees

    Panel of Chairs; Transport.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Torbay 1992 general election. Member for Torbay 1997-2010, for Torbay (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Local and regional government, voluntary sector, tourism, diabetes.
  • Party groups

    Vice-President, National League of Young Liberals 1985; Political secretary, Devon and Cornwall Regional Liberal Party 1983-84; Information officer, Association of Liberal Councillors 1986-89.
  • Countries of interest

    Australasia, Indian sub-continent, USA.
  • International bodies

    Member: CPA 1997-, IPU 1997-, British American Parliamentary Group 1997-; Vice-chair, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (UK Branch) 2010-11.

Election record for Torbay, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Liberal Democrat 46.97%
Conservative 38.68%
Labour 6.57%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Sanders, Adrian Liberal Democrat 23,126 46.97
Wood, Marcus Conservative 19,048 38.68
Pedrick-Friend, David Labour 3,231 6.57
Parrott, Julien UK Independence Party 2,628 5.34
Conway, Ann British National Party 709 1.44
Moss, Sam Green 468 0.96
Majority 4,078 votes
Electorate 76,155
Turnout (49,246) 64.67%

Registered interests

Land and Property: Residential property in Paignton, from which rental income is derived.

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