Andy Burnham MP Leigh, Labour, Shadow Secretary of State for Health


Andy Burnham

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: David Blunkett as Home Secretary 2003-04, Ruth Kelly as Secretary of State for Education and Skills 2004-05; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office 2005-06; Minister of State, Department of Health (Delivery and Reform) 2006-07; Chief Secretary to the Treasury 2007-08; Secretary of State for: Culture, Media and Sport 2008-09, Health 2009-10; Election Co-ordinator 2010-11; Shadow Secretary of State for: Health 2010, 2011-, Education 2010-11.
  • Electoral history

    Member for Leigh 2001-10, for Leigh (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Health, sport, media, education, crime.
  • Party groups

    Member, Co-operative Party; Contested Labour leadership 2010; Member, Society - Health and Care Policy Commission.

Election record for Leigh, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Labour 51.16%
Conservative 19.55%
Liberal Democrat 16.95%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Burnham, Andy Labour 24,295 51.16
Awan, Shazia Conservative 9,284 19.55
Blackburn, Chris Liberal Democrat 8,049 16.95
Chadwick, Gary British National Party 2,724 5.74
Lavelle, Mary UK Independence Party 1,535 3.24
Bradbury, Norman Independent 988 2.09
Dainty, Terence Independent 320 0.68
Hessell, Ryan Christian 137 0.29
Majority 15,011 votes
Electorate 75,903
Turnout (47,494) 62.57%

Registered interests

Sponsorship or financial or material support: Office rent abatement by Wigan Council to reflect public services offered from the offices, and benefits to the community and the Council from the use of the premises.

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