Rt Hon Sir Nicholas Soames

Sir Nicholas Soames is no longer a Member, but was most recently the Conservative MP for Mid Sussex, and left the Commons on 6 November 2019.

The dissolution of Parliament took place on 6 November 2019. All business in the House of Commons has come to an end and there are no MPs. Every seat in the Commons is vacant until after the general election on 12 December 2019.

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Parliamentary career

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Representations

Mid Sussex
Elected 6 times
1 May 1997 - 6 November 2019
Commons
Crawley
Elected 3 times
9 June 1983 - 1 May 1997
Commons

Party affiliation

Conservative
30 October 2019 - 6 November 2019
Independent
4 September 2019 - 29 October 2019
Conservative
9 June 1983 - 4 September 2019

Elections contested

Central Dunbartonshire
3 May 1979
Commons

Government posts

Minister of State (Ministry of Defence) (Armed Services)
Ministry of Defence
20 July 1994 - 1 May 1997
Commons
Parliamentary Secretary (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food)
Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
14 April 1992 - 20 July 1994
Commons

House membership

Commons
Sir Nicholas Soames
9 June 1983 - 6 November 2019

Opposition posts

Shadow Secretary of State for Defence
Ministry of Defence
8 November 2003 - 5 May 2005
Commons

Committee memberships

Administration Committee
25 March 2013 - 10 March 2014
Commons
Standards and Privileges
31 January 2006 - 6 May 2010
Commons
Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee)
12 December 2001 - 5 May 2005
Commons
Public Administration Committee
2 July 1999 - 18 January 2000
Commons
European Legislation
2 February 1984 - 15 July 1985
Commons