Rt Hon Sir Malcolm Rifkind QC MP

Rt Hon Sir Malcolm Rifkind QC MP

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.