Robert Buckland MP South Swindon, Conservative, Solicitor General


Robert Buckland

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

    Solicitor General 2014-.
  • House of Commons Select Committees

    Joint Committee on Human Rights.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Islwyn 1995 by-election, Preseli Pembrokeshire 1997 and South Swindon 2005 general elections. Member for South Swindon since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Criminal justice, constitutional affairs, foreign affairs, education.
  • Party groups

    Society of Conservative Lawyers 1990-; Conservative Party: Constituency chair: Llanelli 1993-96, Swansea West 1999-2000; Tory Reform Group: Board Member 2000-03, Vice-President; Member, Conservative Group for Europe 2002-; Swindon Conservative Club 2004-; Conservative Foreign Affairs Forum 2006-; Vice-president CEG 2012-; Patron, Llanelli Conservative Club, Chair: Conservative Human Rights Commission 2011-, Executive Committee, Society of Conservative Lawyers 2013-.
  • Countries of interest

    South and East Asia, Europe, Israel, Middle East, North Africa, Russia.

Election record for South Swindon, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Conservative 41.52%
Labour 34.04%
Liberal Democrat 17.52%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Buckland, Robert Conservative 19,687 41.52
Snelgrove, Anne Labour 16,143 34.04
Hooton, Damon Liberal Democrat 8,305 17.52
Tingey, Robin UK Independence Party 2,029 4.28
Miles, Jenni Green 619 1.31
Kirk, Alastair Christian 176 0.38
Evans, Karsten Independent 160 0.34
Majority 3,544 votes
Electorate 72,619
Turnout (47,425) 65.31%

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