Geoffrey Clifton-Brown MP The Cotswolds, Conservative

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Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

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:

    23/3/1953
  • Positions

    PPS to Douglas Hogg as Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food 1995-97; Opposition Whip 1999-2001; Opposition Spokesperson for: Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 2001, Transport, Local Government and the Regions 2001-02; Shadow Minister for: Local Government 2002-03, Local and Devolved Government 2003-04; Opposition Whip 2004-05; Assistant Chief Whip 2005; Shadow Minister for: Foreign Affairs 2005-07, Trade 2007, 2009-10 International Development 2007-10.
  • House of Commons Select Committees

    Finance and Services; Liaison; Selection.
  • Electoral history

    Member for Cirencester and Tewkesbury 1992-97, for Cotswold 1997-2010, for The Cotswolds since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Economy, taxation, foreign affairs, environment, agriculture.
  • Party groups

    Chairman: North Norfolk Constituency Association 1986-91, International Office, Conservative Party 2010-; Vice-chairman (international affairs), Conservative Party 2010-.
  • Countries of interest

    Brazil, China, India.

Election record for The Cotswolds, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Conservative 52.96%
Liberal Democrat 29.53%
Labour 10.73%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Clifton-Brown, Geoffrey Conservative 29,075 52.96
Collins, Mike Liberal Democrat 16,211 29.53
Dempsey, Mark Labour 5,886 10.73
Blake, Adrian UK Independence Party 2,292 4.18
Lister, Kevin Green 940 1.72
Steel, Alex Independent 428 0.78
Majority 12,864 votes
Electorate 76,729
Turnout (54,903) 71.55%

Registered interests

Land and Property: Agricultural holdings in Norfolk. Various let properties in London.

Overseas visits: In my capacity as a Shadow Minister for International Development I receive some contributions to the costs of otherwise non-registrable overseas visits from registered donations made to Andrew Mitchell MP in his capacity as Shadow Secretary of State for International Development. 15-27 November 2008, to Hong Kong and China to meet with trade representatives in relation to shadow frontbench duties. Flights to Hong Kong, accommodation and food all paid for by the Hong Kong Government. Flights from China, all internal transport, food and accommodation paid for by the Chinese Government. (Registered 5 February 2009)

Remunerated employment, office, profession etc: Arable farming in the UK. Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.

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