Eric Pickles MP Brentwood and Ongar, Conservative, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

Contact

  • Tel 020 7219 4428

  • Fax 020 7219 2783

  • Email:

  • Website: Eric Pickles website

  • Constituency address

    No constituency office United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
Eric Pickles

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.

Biography

  • Born:

    20/4/1952
  • Positions

    Opposition Spokesperson for Social Security 1998-2001; Shadow Minister for Transport 2001-02; Shadow Secretary of State for: Local Government and the Regions 2002-03, Local Government 2003-05; Shadow Minister for Local Government 2005-07; Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government 2007-09; Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government 2010-.
  • Electoral history

    Member for Brentwood and Ongar 1992-2010, for Brentwood and Ongar (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Housing, health, social services, local government.
  • Party groups

    Member, Conservative Party National Union Executive Committee 1975-97; National chair, Young Conservatives 1980-81; Member: Conservative Party National Local Government Advisory Committee 1985-, One Nation Forum 1987-91; Deputy leader, Conservative Group on Association of Metropolitan Authorities 1989-91; Local government editor, Newsline 1990-92; Conservative Party: Vice-chair 1993-97, Deputy chair (local government) 2005-07, Chair 2009-10.
  • Countries of interest

    Eastern Europe, India, Poland, USA.

Election record for Brentwood and Ongar, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Conservative 56.77%
Liberal Democrat 23.41%
Labour 9.85%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Pickles, Eric Conservative 28,793 56.77
Kendall, David Liberal Democrat 11,872 23.41
Benzing, Heidi Labour 4,992 9.85
McGough, Michael UK Independence Party 2,037 4.02
Morris, Paul British National Party 1,447 2.86
Barnecutt, Jess Green 584 1.16
Tilbrook, Robin Eng Dem 491 0.97
Sapwell, James Independent 263 0.52
Attfield, Danny Independent 113 0.23
Majority 16,921 votes
Electorate 69,309
Turnout (50,719) 73.18%

Registered interests

Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK): Two tickets for Wimbledon tennis on 5 July 2008 provided by Provident Financial, Bradford. (Registered 16 July 2008) Name of donor: Rainham Steel Address of donor : Kathryn House, Mannor Way, Rainham, Essex RM13 8RE Date of receipt of donation: 17 June 2009 Date of acceptance of donation: 17 June 2009 Donor status: Company, registration number 01093531 (Registered 14 July 2009) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: tickets for my wife and I to attend the Conservative Party's Summer Party on 17 June 2009. Payment for tickets, to value of £1,600, made directly to the Conservative Party.

Sponsorship or financial or material support: Printing of calendars and advice centre notices by International Property Magazine, of Chelmsford.

Remunerated employment, office, profession etc: Parliamentary Adviser to the Royal British Legion Industries. (£10,001-£15,000)

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