James Arbuthnot MP North East Hampshire, Conservative

Contact

  • Tel 020 7219 4649

  • Fax 020 7219 3910

  • Email:

  • Website: James Arbuthnot website

  • Constituency address

    North East Hampshire Conservative Association, The Mount, Basingstoke RG21 3DD United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
James Arbuthnot

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:

    4/8/1952
  • Positions

    PPS to: Archie Hamilton as Minister of State for the Armed Forces 1988-90, Peter Lilley as Secretary of State for Trade and Industry 1990-92; Assistant Government Whip 1992-94; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Social Security 1994-95; Minister of State for Procurement, Ministry of Defence 1995-97; Member, Shadow Cabinet 1997-2001: Opposition Chief Whip 1997-2001; Member, Intelligence and Security Committee 2001-05; Shadow Secretary of State for Trade 2003-05; Shadow Minister for Trade and Industry 2005.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Cynon Valley 1983 general election and 1984 by-election. Member for Wanstead and Woodford 1987-97, for North East Hampshire 1997-2010, for North East Hampshire (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Taxation, defence, foreign affairs, law.
  • Party groups

    Branch chair, Putney Conservative Association 1975-77; Joint deputy chair, Chelsea Conservative Association 1980-82; President, Cynon Valley Conservative Association 1983-92; Chairman, Conservative Friends of Israel -2013.
  • Countries of interest

    Afghanistan, Australia, France, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Pakistan, Russia, Taiwan, USA.
  • International bodies

    Chairman (UK), UK-Spain Tertulias 2012-.

Election record for North East Hampshire, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Conservative 60.47%
Liberal Democrat 25.41%
Labour 9.76%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Arbuthnot, James Conservative 32,075 60.47
Coulson, Denzil Liberal Democrat 13,478 25.41
Jones, Barry Labour 5,173 9.76
Duffin, Ruth UK Independence Party 2,213 4.18
Majority 18,597 votes
Electorate 72,196
Turnout (53,044) 73.47%

Registered interests

Land and Property: Two flats in London, both providing rental income.

Overseas visits: 15-19 September 2008, to Israel, to meet politicians, industrialists and academics. The visit was funded by the Conservative Friends of Israel who paid for my flights and other transport, accommodation and food. (Registered 25 September 2008)

Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK): My wife and I attended the Conservative Summer Party at the Roundhouse Theatre on 30 June 2008, as guests of Mr Michael Hintze. (Registered 1 July 2008)

Remunerated employment, office, profession etc: Non-practising barrister. Member of Lloyd's (resigned as from 31 December 2002). Categories of business underwritten until resignation - CBS Private Capital Ltd.: All categories.

Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests: Chairman of the Conservative Friends of Israel (unremunerated).

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