Andrew Stunell

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Andrew Stunell MP addressing a Liberal Democrat conference in the ACC, Liverpool

Sir Andrew Stunell was the Liberal Democrats MP for Hazel Grove from 1997 to 2015.[1]

Stunell announced he would be retiring at 2015 general election so would not stand.[2] He was replaced by Lisa Smart who lost the seat to the Conservative Party's William Wragg.[3]

Parliamentary career

Stunell held the following posts:

  • Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) 1997-05,
  • Shadow Chief Whip (Commons) 2001-06
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister) 2006-06,
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government 2006-07[1]

Most recently he served as the parliamentary under-secretary of State at the Department for Communities and Local Government from 2010 to 2012.



  1. 1.0 1.1 Sir Andrew Stunell,, accessed 8 November 2013.
  2. Lib dem voice Andrew Stunell to stand down in 2015; Lisa Smart selected, 1 October 2013, accessed 22 May 2015.
  3. BBC News Hazel Grove, accessed 22 May 2015.
  4. Rail APPG,, accessed 16 November 2015