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Rt Hon Richard Benyon MP



Rt Hon Richard Benyon MP was born Richard Henry Ronald Benyon on 21 October 1960 in Reading, England and is the Conservative MP for Newbury.


Currently sitting on the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (since October 2016), Richard Benyon does not chair at this time.

He has in the past sat on Defence Sub-Committee (Sep 2015 to Oct 2016), Defence Committee (Jul 2015 to Oct 2016), Defence Committee (Nov 2014 to Mar 2015), Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (Nov 2014 to Mar 2015), Environmental Audit Committee (Jul 2010 to Nov 2013), Home Affairs Committee (Jul 2005 to Oct 2007).


In the past, Richard Benyon has held the position of Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (2010 to 2013) in government.

He was Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (2009 to 2010), Opposition Whip (Commons) (2007 to 2009) in opposition.


Richard Benyon has the following specific interests :
Politics - Rural matters, social affairs, defence, health, home affairs
Countries - Africa, Northern Ireland

You can contact Richard Benyon in the following ways:




House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA

Phone : 020 7219 8319

Fax : 020 7219 4509

Email : benyonr@parliament.uk


6 Cheap Street, Newbury, RG14 5DD

Phone : 01635 551070

Fax : 01635 569690

Email : mp@richardbenyon.com