James Duddridge

Former Conservative MP for Rochford and Southend East

@JamesDuddridge https://facebook.com/jamespduddridge

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James Duddridge is a former MP for Rochford and Southend East.

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Profile

Former Conservative MP for Rochford and Southend East

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 30 May 2024 — Dissolved for election

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Topics of interest

James Duddridge campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Transport
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Departmental Air Travel
  • Departmental Public Relations
  • Departmental Official Residences
  • Dorneywood
  • Departmental Procurement

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Treasury Committee (26 Jun 2023 to 11 Dec 2023)
  • Member, Trade (Australia and New Zealand) Bill Committee ( 4 Oct 2022 to 18 Oct 2022)
  • The Minister of State, Department for International Trade ( 7 Sep 2022 to 26 Oct 2022)
  • The Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury ( 8 Jul 2022 to 7 Sep 2022)
  • Member, Motor Vehicles (Compulsory Insurance) Bill Committee (15 Dec 2021 to 5 Jan 2022)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office) ( 2 Sep 2020 to 16 Sep 2021)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development) (13 Feb 2020 to 2 Sep 2020)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (27 Jul 2019 to 13 Feb 2020)
  • Chair, High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill Select Committee (Commons) ( 7 Feb 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill Select Committee (Commons) ( 7 Feb 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill Select Committee (Commons) ( 5 Feb 2018 to 7 Feb 2018)
  • Member, International Development Sub-Committee on the Work of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (13 Sep 2017 to 4 Jun 2018)
  • Member, International Development Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 4 Jun 2018)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (21 Nov 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (11 Aug 2014 to 17 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Draft Deregulation Bill (Joint Committee) (10 Jul 2013 to 11 Dec 2013)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (10 Dec 2012 to 12 Sep 2014)
  • Chair, Regulatory Reform Committee ( 3 Dec 2012 to 12 Sep 2014)
  • Chair, Regulatory Reform Committee ( 3 Dec 2012 to 12 Sep 2014)
  • The Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury (12 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (20 Jan 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, International Development Committee (24 Jul 2006 to 10 Mar 2008)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 19 Feb 2007)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Valedictory Debate 24 May 2024

    May I first express my sadness that you, Madam Deputy Speaker, are also standing down from the coterie of Essex MPs? I thank you for your part in recognising the talents of a young James Duddridge in Melton Mowbray, and rubber-stamping, over a glass of white wine, my aim to serve as a Member of Parliament. Comrades, time flies in this place. I remember, in 2004, having round my kitchen table...
  • Valedictory Debate 24 May 2024

    You are not going to make me cry. I thank my hon. Friend, and I do think we need to change whom we elect as candidates. For a number of reasons, I hope I am replaced by a woman in Rochford and Southend East—or Southend East and Rochford, as it is now called. I would like to mention Lucy Paton-Brown, who was with me for 10 years and is absolutely fabulous, and Philippa Buckley, who is now in...
  • Valedictory Debate 24 May 2024

    A revelation—I thank my right hon. Friend. It has been absolutely superb. I will miss this place, and I say thank you to everyone who has served—in the broadest way—this House.

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