Richard Benyon MP

Richard Benyon MP

Constituency

Newbury

Party

Conservative

Address as

Richard Benyon

Contact details

Parliamentary

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 8319
Fax: 020 7219 4509
benyonr@parliament.uk

Constituency

6 Cheap Street, Newbury, RG14 5DD
Tel: 01635 551070
Fax: 01635 569690
mp@richardbenyon.com

Web & Social media

Biography

Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Newbury 2015-
Member for Newbury 2005-15
Contested Newbury General Election 2001
Contested Newbury General Election 1997

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) 2010-13
Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) 2009-10
Opposition Whip (Commons) 2007-09

Select committees

Post House Date
Defence Committee Commons 2014-15
Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) Commons 2014-15
Environmental Audit Committee Commons 2010-13
Home Affairs Committee Commons 2005-07

Political interests

Rural matters, social affairs, defence, health, home affairs

Countries of interest

Africa, Northern Ireland

 

General Election 2015 General Election - Newbury

Name Party Votes Share Change
Richard Benyon Con 34973 61.03% 4.6%
Judith Bunting LD 8605 15.02% -20.5%
Catherine Anderson UKIP 6195 10.81% 8.3%
Jonny Roberts Lab 4837 8.44% 4.2%
Paul Field Green 2324 4.06% 3.2%
Peter Norman Apol Dem 228 0.40% 0.2%
Barrie Singleton Ind 85 0.15%
Andrew Stott Patriotic Socialist Party 53 0.09%
Majority 26368 46.02%
Turnout 57300 72.06%
Electorate 79512
Result Con Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2015 for detailed results.

View the Commons Library elections site for detailed analysis of election data.