Sir Robert Syms

Sir Robert Syms is no longer a Member, but was most recently the Conservative MP for Poole, 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

Poole
Elected 6 times
1 May 1997 - 6 November 2019
Commons

Party affiliation

Conservative
1 May 1997 - 6 November 2019

Elections contested

Walsall North
9 April 1992
Commons

Government posts

Lord Commissioner (HM Treasury) (Whip)
HM Treasury
17 July 2016 - 15 June 2017
Commons
Assistant Whip (HM Treasury)
HM Treasury
6 September 2012 - 7 October 2013
Commons

Other posts

Vice-Chair, Conservative Party
1 July 2001 - 1 July 2002
Commons

House membership

Commons
Sir Robert Syms
1 May 1997 - 6 November 2019

Opposition posts

Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government)
Department for Communities and Local Government
10 May 2005 - 3 July 2007
Commons
Shadow Minister (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister)
1 June 2003 - 5 May 2005
Commons
Opposition Whip (Commons)
Whips Office (Commons)
28 February 2003 - 1 June 2003
Commons
Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Transport and the Regions)
1 June 1999 - 1 June 2001
Commons

Committee memberships

Finance Committee (Commons)
30 October 2017 - 6 November 2019
Commons
Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee)
30 October 2017 - 6 November 2019
Commons
Statutory Instruments (Select Committee)
30 October 2017 - 6 November 2019
Commons
Administration Committee
28 November 2016 - 3 May 2017
Commons
High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill (Commons)
29 April 2014 - 22 February 2016
Commons
Finance and Services Committee
10 December 2013 - 30 March 2015
Commons
Administration Committee
28 October 2013 - 8 December 2014
Commons
Draft Detention of Terrorist Suspects (Temporary Extension) Bills (Joint Committee)
15 March 2011 - 30 March 2015
Commons
Liaison Committee (Commons)
27 July 2010 - 10 December 2012
Commons
Regulatory Reform
26 July 2010 - 3 December 2012
Commons
Draft Marine Bill (Joint Committee)
8 May 2008 - 22 July 2008
Commons
Health and Social Care Committee
22 October 2007 - 6 May 2010
Commons
Transport Committee
22 July 2002 - 25 March 2003
Commons
Procedure Committee
5 November 1998 - 26 November 1999
Commons
Health and Social Care Committee
14 July 1997 - 13 November 2000
Commons