Tim Farron MP

Tim Farron MP

Constituency

Westmorland and Lonsdale

Party

Liberal Democrat

Address as

Tim Farron

Contact details

Parliamentary

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 8498
Fax: 020 7219 2810
farront@parliament.uk

Constituency

Acland House, Yard 2, Stricklandgate, Kendal, LA9 4ND
Tel: 01539 723403
Fax: 01539 740800
tim@timfarron.co.uk

Web & Social media

Biography

Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Westmorland and Lonsdale 2010-
Member for Westmorland & Lonsdale 2005-10
Contested Westmorland & Lonsdale General Election 2001
Contested South Ribble General Election 1997
Contested North West Durham General Election 1992

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Shadow Secretary of State (Environment) 2008-10
Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) 2007-08
Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) 2007-07
Shadow Spokesperson (Children, Schools and Families) 2005-06

Select committees

Post House Date
European Scrutiny Committee Commons 2010-13
Environmental Audit Committee Commons 2006-07
Education & Skills Commons 2005-06

Political interests

Education, rural affairs, youth work, health, crime and policing, social care

General Election 2010 General Election - Westmorland and Lonsdale

Name Party Votes Share Change
Farron, Tim LD 30896 60.01% 14.1%
McKeever, Gareth Con 18632 36.19% -8.1%
Todd, Jonathan Lab 1158 2.25% -5.6%
Mander, John UKIP 801 1.56% 0.2%
Majority 12264 23.82%
Turnout 51487 76.86%
Electorate 66988
Result LD Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.