Ian Liddell-Grainger MP Bridgwater and West Somerset, Conservative


Ian Liddell-Grainger

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:

  • House of Commons Select Committees

    Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Torridge and Devon West 1997 general election. Member for Bridgwater 2001-10, for Bridgwater and West Somerset since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Business, economy, defence, rural affairs, farming, taxation, education, health, energy.
  • Party groups

    Member, Conservative Agricultural Forum 1992-97; President, Tyne Bridge Conservative Association 1993-96.
  • Countries of interest

    Africa especially South Africa, Hong Kong, Singapore, Switzerland, USA, Vietnam.
  • International bodies

    Member, Executive Committee, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association; Inter-Parliamentary Union, British Group: Member, Executive Committee, Vice-chair 2014-.

Election record for Bridgwater and West Somerset, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Conservative 45.23%
Liberal Democrat 28.28%
Labour 17.11%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Liddell-Grainger, Ian Conservative 24,675 45.23
Butt Philip, Theodore Liberal Democrat 15,426 28.28
Pearce, Kathryn Labour 9,332 17.11
Hollings, Peter UK Independence Party 2,604 4.78
Treanor, Donna British National Party 1,282 2.35
Graham, Charles Green 859 1.58
Cudlipp, Bob Independent 315 0.58
Majority 9,249 votes
Electorate 84,541
Turnout (54,558) 64.53%

Registered interests

Land and Property: Farm building, Scotland.

Overseas visits: 25 October-1 November 2008, to China as a member of the All-Party Parliamentary China Group, at the invitation of the Jiangsu Provincial People's Congress to consolidate links between the United Kingdom and China. Transport to and from China was paid for by the All-Party Parliamentary China Group from donations previously registered. All internal costs including accommodation, meals and travel were met by the Jiangsu Provincial People's Congress. (Registered 21 November 2008) 6-11 January 2009, to Las Vegas, USA, to attend and speak on "UK Cyber Security, Citizen Surveillance and Privacy" at CES Government 2009. The visit was made at the invitation of the conference organisers, ICG Government, who paid for my flights and accommodation. (Registered 26 January 2009)

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