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Sir Edward Leigh MP



Sir Edward Leigh MP was born Edward Julian Egerton Leigh on 20 July 1950 in Kensington, England and is the Conservative MP for Gainsborough.


Currently sitting on the Panel of Chairs (since June 2017), Sir Edward Leigh does not chair at this time.

He has in the past sat on International Trade Committee (Oct 2016 to May 2017), Public Accounts Commission (Nov 2015 to May 2017), Procedure Committee (Jul 2015 to May 2017), Members' Expenses Committee (Jul 2011 to Mar 2015), Public Accounts Commission (Mar 2011 to Mar 2015), Panel of Chairs (Jul 2010 to May 2017), Liaison Committee (Commons) (Nov 2001 to May 2010), Public Accounts Committee (Apr 2000 to May 2010), Deregulation (Jul 1997 to Dec 1997), International Development Committee (Jul 1997 to Jul 2001), Agriculture (Feb 1996 to Oct 1996), Social Security (Dec 1995 to Dec 2000), Defence Committee (Jun 1983 to May 1987). He has also chaired in the past Public Accounts Commission (Mar 2011 to Mar 2015), Public Accounts Committee (Oct 2001 to Jan 2010).


In the past, Sir Edward Leigh has held the position of Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Trade and Industry) (1990 to 1993) in government.


Sir Edward Leigh has the following specific interests :
Politics - Defence, foreign affairs, agriculture, families

You can contact Sir Edward Leigh in the following ways:




Office 1, 20 Union Street, Market Rasen, LN8 3AA


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA

Phone : 020 7219 6480

Fax : 020 7219 4883

Email : edward.leigh.mp@parliament.uk