Alan Duncan MP Rutland and Melton, Conservative


Alan Duncan

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 Dr Brian Mawhinney: as Minister of State, Department of Health 1993-94, as Chairman Conservative Party 1995-97; Parliamentary Political Secretary to William Hague as Leader of the Conservative Party 1997-98; Opposition Spokesperson for: Health 1998-99, Trade and Industry 1999-2001, Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs 2001-03; Shadow Secretary of State for: Constitutional Affairs 2003-04, International Development 2004-05, Transport 2005, Trade and Industry/Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform 2005-09, Shadow Leader of the House of Commons 2009; Member House of Commons Commission 2009; Shadow Minister for Prisons 2009-10; Minister of State, Department for International Development 2010-14.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Barnsley West and Penistone 1987 general election. Member for Rutland and Melton 1992-2010, for Rutland and Melton (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    International trade, international economics.
  • Party groups

    Vice-chair, Conservative Party 1997-98.
  • Countries of interest

    Middle East, Pakistan.

Election record for Rutland and Melton, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Conservative 51.02%
Liberal Democrat 25.72%
Labour 14.27%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Duncan, Alan Conservative 28,228 51.02
Hudson, Grahame Liberal Democrat 14,228 25.72
Morgan, John Labour 7,893 14.27
Baker, Peter UK Independence Party 2,526 4.57
Addison, Keith British National Party 1,757 3.18
Higgins, Leigh Independent 588 1.07
Majority 14,000 votes
Electorate 77,185
Turnout (55,330) 71.68%

Registered interests

Land and Property: Rental income from residential property in London.

Overseas benefits and gifts: Gift of a watch from the Government of Oman. (Registered 8 January 2009)

Overseas visits: 30 October-3 November 2008, to Oman as part of cross-party group, in my capacity as Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Oman. Flights, accommodation and internal travel were paid for by the State Council of the Sultanate of Oman. (Registered 13 November 2008) 30 December 2008-4 January 2009, to Oman, as a guest of the Government of Oman. (Registered 8 January 2009) 13-16 March 2009, to Bahrain as part of cross-party group, organised by the Gulf Policy Forum. Accommodation and flights paid for by the Government of Bahrain. (Registered 18 March 2009)

Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK): I received a ticket for the Conservative Party's 'Black and White Party' on 4 February 2009, paid for by Rainham Steel Co Ltd. (Registered 3 March 2009)

Remunerated employment, office, profession etc: Broadcasting fees from BBC. (Up to £5,000) £222 fee from BBC for appearing on Radio 4 'Any Questions'. 1 hour's broadcasting. (Registered 7 July 2009)

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