Duncan Hames MP Chippenham, Liberal Democrat


Duncan Hames

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: Sarah Teather as Minister of State for Children and Families 2010-11, Chris Huhne as Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change 2011-12, Ed Davey as Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change February-September 2012, Nick Clegg as Deputy Prime Minister and Lord President of the Council 2012-13.
  • House of Commons Select Committees

    Political and Constitutional Reform.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Tottenham 2000 by-election and Watford 2001 and Westbury 2005 general elections. Member for Chippenham since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Financial education, renewable energy, digital society.
  • Party groups

    Vice-president, Liberal Democrat Youth and Students 2000-02; Member, Federal Finance and Administration Committee 2001; Chair, Federal Policy Committee 2012-; Member, Manifesto Working Group 2013-.
  • Countries of interest

    China, Israel-Palestine, South Sudan.
  • International bodies

    Board member, Great Britain China Centre 2011-.

Election record for Chippenham, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Liberal Democrat 45.71%
Conservative 41%
Labour 6.91%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Hames, Duncan Liberal Democrat 23,970 45.71
Emmanuel-Jones, Wilfred Conservative 21,500 41
Lovell, Greg Labour 3,620 6.91
Reid, Julia UK Independence Party 1,783 3.4
Simpkins, Mick British National Party 641 1.23
Fletcher, Samantha Green 446 0.86
Maguire, Jon Eng Dem 307 0.59
Sexton, Richard Christian 118 0.23
Majority 2,470 votes
Electorate 72,106
Turnout (52,443) 72.73%

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