Mike Hancock MP Portsmouth South, Independent


  • Tel 020 7219 1102

  • Fax 020 7219 2496

  • Email:

  • Website: Mike Hancock website

  • Constituency address

    1a Albert Road, Southsea PO5 2SE United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
Mike Hancock

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 Spokesperson for: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Europe (Defence) 1997-99, Environment, Transport, the Regions and Social Justice (Planning) 2000-01.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Portsmouth South (SDP) 1983 general election. Member (SDP) for Portsmouth South 14 June 1984 by-election to 1987. Contested Portsmouth South (as SDP/Alliance) 1987 and (as Lib Dem) 1992 general elections. Member for Portsmouth South 1997-2010, for Portsmouth South (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    European affairs, defence, sport, animal welfare.
  • Party groups

    Member: Labour Party 1968-81, Social Democrat Party 1981-87; Liberal Democrat Party: Member 1987-2014, Resigned Liberal Democrat Whip June 2013, Membership suspended January 2014, Resigned from Party September 2014.
  • Countries of interest

    Moldova, Romania, Russia, Ukraine.
  • International bodies

    Chair, Liberal Group Council of Europe; Leader, Liberal Group Western European Union; NATO Parliamentary Assembly; Member, UK Delegation, Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe -2015.

Election record for Portsmouth South, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Liberal Democrat 45.69%
Conservative 33.13%
Labour 13.62%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrat 18,921 45.69
Drummond, Flick Conservative 13,721 33.13
Ferrett, John Labour 5,640 13.62
Martin, Christopher UK Independence Party 876 2.12
Crompton, Geoff British National Party 873 2.11
Dawes, Tim Green 716 1.73
DuCane, Ian Eng Dem 400 0.97
Cummings, Les JACP 117 0.29
Majority 5,200 votes
Electorate 70,242
Turnout (41,417) 58.96%

Registered interests

Overseas visits: 5-7 March 2009, to Baku, Azerbaijan, to speak at a conference on a Referendum in Azerbaijan. Return flight and two nights hotel accommodation paid for by the Association for Civil Society Development in Azerbaijan. (Registered 31 March 2009)

Remunerated employment, office, profession etc: Councillor and an Executive Member of Portsmouth City Council.

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