Edward Garnier MP Harborough, Conservative


Edward Garnier

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: Alastair Goodlad and David Davis as Ministers of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office 1994-95, Sir Nicholas Lyell as Attorney-General and Sir Derek Spencer as Solicitor-General 1995-97, Roger Freeman as Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 1996-97; Shadow Minister, Lord Chancellor's Department 1997-99; Shadow Attorney General 1999-2001; Shadow Minister for: Home Affairs 2005-07, Justice 2007-09; Shadow Attorney General 2009-10; Solicitor General 2010-12.
  • House of Commons Select Committees

    Joint Committee on Human Rights.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Hemsworth 1987 general election. Member for Harborough 1992-2010, for Harborough (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Agriculture, defence, foreign affairs, education, constitutional affairs.
  • Party groups

    Treasurer, Macleod Group of Conservative MPs 1995-97; Chair, Executive Committee, Society of Conservative Lawyers 2003-05.
  • International bodies

    Director, Great Britain-China Centre 1998-2010; Trustee, China-Oxford Scholarship Fund 2006-10.

Election record for Harborough, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Conservative 48.88%
Liberal Democrat 31.08%
Labour 12.69%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Garnier, Edward Conservative 26,894 48.88
Haq, Zuffar Liberal Democrat 17,097 31.08
McKeever, Kevin Labour 6,981 12.69
Dickens, Geoffrey British National Party 1,715 3.12
King, Marietta UK Independence Party 1,462 2.66
Ball, David Eng Dem 568 1.04
Stephenson, Jeff Independent 228 0.42
Majority 9,797 votes
Electorate 77,917
Turnout (55,027) 70.62%

Registered interests

Remunerated employment, office, profession etc: Private practice at the Bar. Consultant on legal and public policy issues to Greenwoods Solicitors. (£15,001-£20,000)

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