Rt Hon Sir Malcolm Rifkind QC

Rt Hon Sir Malcolm Rifkind QC

Constituency

Kensington

Party

Conservative

Address as

Sir Malcolm

Contact details

Constituency

1A Chelsea Manor Street, London, SW3 5RP
Tel: 020 7352 0102
Fax: 020 7351 5885

Parliamentary

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 5683
Fax: 020 7219 4213
shaylorc@parliament.uk

Web & Social media

Biography

Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Kensington 2010-
Member for Kensington & Chelsea 2005-10
Contested Edinburgh, Pentlands General Election 2001
Contested Edinburgh, Pentlands General Election 1997
Member for Edinburgh, Pentlands 1974-97
Contested Edinburgh Central General Election 1970

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions 2005-05
Foreign Secretary 1995-97
Secretary of State for Defence 1992-95
Secretary of State for Transport 1990-92
Secretary of State for Scottish Office 1986-90
Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) 1983-86
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Overseas Development) 1982-83
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Scottish Office) 1979-82

Select committees

Post House Date
National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) Commons 2010-
Intelligence and Security (Joint Committee) (Chair) Commons 2010-
Intelligence and Security (Joint Committee) Commons 2010-
National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) Commons 2010-10
Liaison Committee (Commons) Commons 2009-10
Standards and Privileges (Chair) Commons 2009-10
Standards and Privileges Commons 2009-10
Committee on Issue of Privilege (Police Searches on Parliamentary Estate) Commons 2009-10
Conventions (Joint Committee) Commons 2006-06
Overseas Development Commons 1978-79

General Election 2010 General Election - Kensington

Name Party Votes Share Change
Rifkind, Malcolm Con 17595 50.06% 6.2%
Gurney, Sam Lab 8979 25.54% -4.1%
Meltzer, Robin LD 6872 19.55% -0.6%
Pearson, Caroline UKIP 754 2.15% 1.0%
Ebrahimi-Fardouee, Melan-Zahra Green 753 2.14% -2.4%
Adams, Eddie Green Soc 197 0.56%
Majority 8616 24.51%
Turnout 35150 53.28%
Electorate 65975
Result Con Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.