Mark Harper MP Forest of Dean, Conservative, Chief Whip; Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury


  • Tel 020 7219 5056

  • Fax 020 7219 0937

  • Email:

  • Website: Mark Harper website

  • Constituency address

    35 High Street, Cinderford GL14 2SL United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
Mark Harper

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

    Shadow Minister for: Defence 2005-07, Work and Pensions (Disabled People) 2007-10; Parliamentary Secretary (Minister for Political and Constitutional Reform), Cabinet Office 2010-12; Minister of State for Immigration, Home Office 2012-14; Minister of State for Disabled People, Department for Work and Pensions 2014-15; Chief Whip; Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury 2015-.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Forest of Dean 2001 general election. Member for Forest of Dean since 5 May 2005 general election.
  • Political interests

    Education, special needs education, law and order, health, defence.
  • Party groups

    South Swindon Conservative Association: Treasurer 1993-98, Deputy chair 1998.
  • Countries of interest

    Israel, Turkey, USA.

Election record for Forest of Dean, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Conservative 46.81%
Labour 24.15%
Liberal Democrat 21.87%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Harper, Mark Conservative 22,853 46.81
Hogan, Bruce Labour 11,789 24.15
Coleman, Chris Liberal Democrat 10,676 21.87
Congdon, Tim UK Independence Party 2,522 5.17
Greenwood, James Green 923 1.89
Majority 11,064 votes
Electorate 68,419
Turnout (48,820) 71.35%

Registered interests

Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK): 30 November 2008, upgrade provided by Virgin Airways on non-registrable flight to Dubai, intended as part of a visit to the 1st Battalion The Rifles in Afghanistan. (Registered 28 December 2008)

Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests: Self-employed chartered accountant. (non-practising)

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