Gordon Birtwistle MP Burnley, Liberal Democrat


  • Tel 020 7219 7028

  • Email:

  • Constituency address

    23 St James Row, Burnley BB11 1EY United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
Gordon Birtwistle

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 Danny Alexander as Chief Secretary to the Treasury 2010-12; Apprenticeship Ambassador to Business 2013-.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Burnley 1992, 1997 and 2005 general elections. Member for Burnley since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Industry, skills and business in general.
  • Party groups

    Member: Labour Party 1960s-70s; SDP/Liberal Democrats 1982-.
  • Countries of interest

    Denmark, Norway, Sweden.

Election record for Burnley, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Liberal Democrat 35.58%
Labour 31.25%
Conservative 16.56%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Birtwistle, Gordon Liberal Democrat 14,932 35.58
Cooper, Julie Labour 13,114 31.25
Ali, Richard Conservative 6,950 16.56
Wilkinson, Sharon British National Party 3,747 8.93
Brown, Andrew Independent 1,876 4.47
Wignall, John UK Independence Party 929 2.21
Hennessey, Andrew Independent 297 0.71
Majority 1,818 votes
Electorate 66,015
Turnout (41,970) 63.58%

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