Bob Russell MP

Colchester - Liberal Democrats

Personal Details
Full Name and Title Sir Bob Russell MP
Gender Male
Date of birth 31 March 1946
Age 68
Country of Birth England
Partnership Status Married
Number of Marriages or Civil Partnerships
Length of Current Marriage or Civil Partnership 47 years
Partner's Name Audrey Russell  
Number of Children
School

St Helena Secondary Modern School

Myland Primary School

Further Education

North East Essex Technical College (Degree unknown, Year unknown)

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Bob Russell MP

Colchester - Liberal Democrats

Government/Opposition Appointments
Liberal Democrat Whips OfficeWhip (2006 - 2010)
Ministry of DefenceLiberal Democrat Front Bench Spokesman (2005 - 2010)
Department for Culture, Media and SportLiberal Democrat Front Bench Spokesman (1999 - 2005)
Liberal Democrat Whips OfficeWhip (1999 - 2002)
Home OfficeLiberal Democrat Front Bench Spokesman (1997 - 1999)
Industry and Parliament Trust Industry and Parliament Trust Fellow (2005)
Select Committees
DefenceMember (2011 - )
Home AffairsMember (2006 - 2010)
Regulatory ReformMember (2005 - 2006)
Home AffairsMember (1998 - 2005)
Joint Committees - No data
Other Committees
AdministrationMember (2010 - )
Chairmen's PanelMember (2009 - 2010)
Catering Member (2000 - 2001)
All Party Groups
Zoos and AquariumVice-Chair (2009 - )
WalkingChair (2008 - 2010)
VeteransVice-Chair (2008 - 2010)
Road Passenger TransportVice-Chair (2008 - 2010)
Gurkha RightsVice-Chair (2008 - 2010)
FlagVice-Chair (2008 - 2010)
Cannabis and ChildrenVice-Chair (2008 - 2010)
St George's DayVice-Chair (2007 - 2010)
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Secretary (2006 - 2010)
Reserve ForcesSecretary (2006 - 2010)
InfertilityTreasurer (2006 - 2010)
Community and Voluntary SectorTreasurer (2005 - 2010)
Road Traffic VictimsChair (2005 - 2010)
Road SafetyChair (2005 - 2010)
Noise ReductionChair (2005 - 2010)
Youth HostellingVice-Chair (2005 - )
Sea CadetsSecretary (2004 - 2010)
ArmyVice-Chair (2004 - 2010)
Smoking and HealthTreasurer (2003 - 2010)
Small ShopsTreasurer (2003 - 2010)
St HelenaChair (2002 - 2010)
Brain InjuryChair (2002 - 2010)
FootballVice-Chair (2002 - 2010)
Fire Safety and RescueSecretary (2001 - 2010)
Transport Infrastructure and Trans-European NetworksVice-Chair (2001 - 2010)
Gardening and HorticultureVice-Chair (2001 - 2010)
RegenerationVice-Chair (2001 - 2010)
Weight Watchers Vice-Chair (2000 - 2010)
ScoutSecretary (1997 - )

Bob Russell MP

Colchester - Liberal Democrats

Non-Parliamentary Occupations
Business Planning and Research International (BPRI)Member of Political Opinion Panel (2002 - 2002)
Maldon and Burnham StandardEditor (1968)
Braintree and Witham TimesNews Editor (1966 - 1968)
Essex County StandardTrainee Reporter (1963 - 1966)
London Evening StandardSub-editor
London Evening NewsSub-editor
British TelecomPress Officer
Colchester Borough CouncilLeader (1987 - 1991)
Colchester Borough CouncilMayor (1986 - 1987)
Colchester Borough CouncilCouncillor (1971 - 2002)
University of EssexPublicity Information Officer (1997)

Bob Russell MP

Colchester - Liberal Democrats

Constituency Data
Constituency name: Colchester
Region: Eastern
Party: Liberal Democrats
Incumbent or Candidate: Incumbent
First Entered Parliament: 1 May 1997
Forthcoming Election Status: Reselected
Seat Status: Safe
Previous Election Results (Top 3 Candidates)
PartyVote Share
Liberal Democrats 48.00 %
Conservative Party 32.90 %
Labour Party 12.30 %
Turnout 58.30 %
Majority Amount 6982

Bob Russell MP

Colchester - Liberal Democrats

Contact details
Address as: Sir Bob Russell MP
Westminster Address: Bob Russell MP
House of Commons
London
SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 5150
Fax:
Personal Email: susan.hislop@parliament.uk
Constituency Office: Magdalen Hall
Wimpole Road
Colchester
Essex
CO1 2DE
Constituency Office Tel: 01206 506 600
Constituency Office Fax: 01206 506 610

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