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Mr Bernard Jenkin MP

Harwich and North Essex


Mr Bernard Jenkin MP was born Bernard Christison Jenkin on 09 April 1959 in London, England and is the Conservative MP for Harwich and North Essex.


Currently sitting on the Liaison Committee (Commons) (since September 2015), Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (since June 2015), Mr Bernard Jenkin chairs the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (June 2015).

He has in the past sat on Draft Protection of Charities Bill (Joint Committee) (Nov 2014 to Feb 2015), Parliamentary Privilege (Joint Committee) (Dec 2012 to Mar 2015), Liaison Committee (Commons) (Jul 2010 to Mar 2015), Public Administration Committee (Jun 2010 to Mar 2015), Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (Mar 2008 to May 2010), Defence Committee (Nov 2006 to May 2010), Social Security (Dec 1993 to Mar 1997). He has also chaired in the past Public Administration Committee (Jun 2010 to Mar 2015).


He was Shadow Minister (Energy and Climate Change) (2005 to 2005), Shadow Secretary of State (The Regions) (2003 to 2005), Shadow Secretary of State for Defence (2001 to 2003), Shadow Minister (Transport) (1998 to 2001), Opposition Spokesperson (Environment, Transport and the Regions) (1998 to 1998), Opposition Spokesperson (Constitutional Affairs, Scotland and Wales) (1997 to 1998) in opposition.

He was Deputy Chair, Conservative Party.


Mr Bernard Jenkin has the following specific interests :
Politics - Economic policy, trade, European Union, defence, foreign affairs, good governance
Countries - Afghanistan, Chile, France, Georgia, Germany, India, Iraq, New Zealand, Pakistan, Russia, Singapore, USA

You can contact Mr Bernard Jenkin in the following ways:




House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA

Phone : 020 7219 4029

Fax : 020 7219 5963

Email : bernard.jenkin.mp@parliament.uk


Harwich and North Essex Conservative Association, Unit C2, East Gores Farm, Salmons Lane, Coggeshall, Colchester, CO6 1RZ