Patrick Mercer

Former Conservative MP for Newark

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Patrick Mercer is a former MP for Newark.

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Former Conservative MP for Newark

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 29 April 2014 — Resigned


Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Home Department
  • Transport
  • Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Terrorism
  • Iraq
  • Afghanistan: Peacekeeping Operations
  • Afghanistan
  • Community Relations

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (18 Apr 2008 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Homeland Security), Home Affairs (16 Dec 2005 to 9 Mar 2007)
  • Shadow Minister (Homeland Security), (Assisted By Shadow Law Officers) (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
  • Shadow Minister (Homeland Security), Home Affairs ( 6 Jul 2004 to 20 May 2005)
  • Member, Draft Civil Contingencies Bill (Joint Committee) (28 May 2004 to 11 Jun 2004)
  • Shadow Minister (Homeland Security), Home, Constitutional & Legal Affairs (10 May 2004 to 6 Jul 2004)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Ukraine 4 Mar 2014

    I have been visiting Crimea every year since 1992. This morning I was speaking to the parents of my godchild in Simferopol. They described the rapture with which the people of Crimea are greeting the Russian troops, but they are extremely concerned about the illegal, rough and appalling behaviour of the Cossack movement—not the Cossack people, but the Cossack movement. May I ask the...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Haass Talks 26 Feb 2014

    What impact does the Secretary of State believe the Downey decision will have on the Haass talks?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Afghanistan 10 Feb 2014

    The Secretary of State has wisely and correctly made reference to the national officer academy. Can he confirm that places will be offered to officers and officer cadets of neighbouring allied countries?

More of Patrick Mercer’s recent appearances

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