Andrew Griffiths

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Andrew Griffiths, MP for Burton

Andrew Griffiths is the UK Conservative Party MP for Burton. [1] He was elected in May 2010 with a majority vote of 6,304. [2] In the May 2015 general election, Griffiths retained his seat with an increased majority of 11,252. [3]


Griffiths' career in politics began in 1999 when he joined the West Midlands MEP team in the European Parliament in Brussels. He was appointed adviser on farming for European agricultural spokesman Neil Parish. [2]

In 2004 Griffiths returned to Westminster to work for the shadow cabinet as chief of staff to Theresa May, where he worked on environment, transport and later family policy. In 2006, he then moved to work for the Department for Culture, Media & Sport, working as chief of staff to MP Hugo Swire. [4]

After that Griffiths worked for Eric Pickles, the then shadow secretary of state for communities and local government, as chief of staff focusing on community cohesion and local government matters. [4]




  • Address: House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
  • Telephone: 020 7219 7029
  • Fax: 020 7219 0911
  • Email:


  • Address: Gothard House, 9 St Paul's Square, Burton-upon-Trent, DE14 2EF
  • Telephone: 01283 564934

Web & Social media


  1. Andrew Griffiths MP, accessed 5 March 2015
  2. 2.0 2.1 Andrew Griffiths, accessed 5 March 2015
  3. General Election: Andrew Griffiths named as MP for Burton Burton Mail, 8 May 2015, accessed 14 May 2015
  4. 4.0 4.1 About Andrew Andrew Griffiths MP, accessed 5 March 2015