Rt Hon Bob Ainsworth MP

Rt Hon Bob Ainsworth MP

Constituency

Coventry North East

Party

Labour

Address as

Mr Ainsworth

Contact details

Constituency

Bayley House, 22-23 Bayley Lane, Coventry, CV1 5RJ
Tel: 02476 226707
Fax: 02476 433401
wisec@parliament.uk

Parliamentary

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 4047
Fax: 020 7219 2889
ainsworthr@parliament.uk

Web & Social media

Biography

Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Coventry North East 1992-

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Shadow Secretary of State for Defence 2010-10
Secretary of State for Defence 2009-10
Minister of State (Ministry of Defence) 2007-09
Deputy Chief Whip and Treasurer of HM Household 2003-07
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office) 2001-03
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Transport and the Regions) 2001-01
Lord Commissioner (HM Treasury) (Whip) 1997-01
Opposition Whip (Commons) 1995-97

Select committees

Post House Date
Foreign Affairs Committee Commons 2010-13
Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) Commons 2010-12
Administration Committee Commons 2005-07
Selection Committee Commons 2003-07
Finance and Services Committee Commons 2003-05
Environment Commons 1993-95

Political interests

Industry, environment, taxation, defence, foreign policy

Countries of interest

France, India, Pakistan, USA

General Election 2010 General Election - Coventry North East

Name Party Votes Share Change
Ainsworth, Bob Lab 21384 49.29% -7.6%
Noonan, Hazel Con 9609 22.15% 3.3%
Field, Rob LD 7210 16.62% 0.1%
Gower, Tom BNP 1863 4.29%
Nellist, Dave TUSC 1592 3.67%
Forbes, Chris UKIP 1291 2.98% 0.2%
Lebar, Ron CMGB 434 1.00%
Majority 11775 27.14%
Turnout 43383 59.40%
Electorate 73035
Result Lab Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.