Jenny Willott MP Cardiff Central, Liberal Democrat, Assistant Government Whip; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Minister for Employment Relations and Consumer Affairs), Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Women and Equalities), DCMS

Contact

  • Tel 020 7219 8418

  • Fax 020 7219 0694

  • Email:

  • Website: Jenny Willott website

  • Constituency address

    38 The Parade, Roath, Cardiff CF24 3AD United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
Jenny Willott

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:

    29/5/1974
  • Positions

    Liberal Democrat: Shadow Minister for Youth Affairs 2006-07; Whip 2006-08; Deputy Chief Whip 2006-08, Shadow Minister for Justice 2008; Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions 2008-09; Shadow Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 2009-10; PPS to Chris Huhne as Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change (resigned) 2010; Assistant Government Whip 2012-; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (maternity cover): Minister for Employment Relations and Consumer Affairs, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills 2013-, Women and Equalities, Department for Culture, Media and Sport 2013-.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Cardiff Central 2001 general election. Member for Cardiff Central since 5 May 2005 general election.
  • Political interests

    International development, children's issues, crime and disorder, work and pensions.
  • Party groups

    Member, Manifesto Working Group 2013-.
  • Countries of interest

    India.

Election record for Cardiff Central, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Liberal Democrat 41.31%
Labour 28.69%
Conservative 21.51%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Willott, Jenny Liberal Democrat 14,976 41.31
Rathbone, Jenny Labour 10,400 28.69
Robson, Karen Conservative 7,799 21.51
Williams, Chris Plaid Cymru 1,246 3.44
Davies, Sue UK Independence Party 765 2.11
Coates, Sam Green 575 1.59
Saunders, Ross TUSC 162 0.45
Beech, Mark Loony 142 0.39
Mathias, Alun Independent 86 0.24
Majority 4,576 votes
Electorate 61,162
Turnout (36,254) 59.28%

Registered interests

Overseas visits: 26 July-9 August 2008, to Zambia, to work as a volunteer through the Voluntary Service Overseas VolPols programme, as an advocacy adviser based in a HIV-TB organisation called VK Home Based Care. Costs of the visit were met by VSO. (Registered 12 March 2009)

Remunerated employment, office, profession etc: Associate Editor of The House Magazine. (Up to £5,000)

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