Clive Efford


Clive Efford was re-elected MP for Eltham on May 7th 2015 with 18393 votes, taking 42.6% of the vote.

Clive has been married to Jill for 24 years. They live in Eltham with their three daughters. Jill is a teacher in a Greenwich primary school.

Clive was first elected as the MP for the Eltham constituency in 1997. From 2001 until october 2008 he was a member of the influential parliamentary Transport Select Committee.

In October 2008 Clive beame the Parliamentary Private Secretary to the housing minsiter Margaret Beckett MP. In 2011 he became Shadow Minister of Sport.

Clive also served as a councillor for the old Eltham Well Hall ward from 1986 until 1998. As a councillor Clive was involved in many decisions that have made a lasting difference to the community.

He introduced the community alarm scheme which has saved the lives of many elderly people.

He helped design the free parking scheme in Eltham High Street in response to complaints from small businesses that there were too few parking spaces to encourage people to stop and pop-in.

As chair of planning he steered through the decision to allow the Eletriq Café open in the face of considerable opposition. Who could imagine the High Street without the Eletriq Café now?

He has also been a governor of Henwick Primary School since 1986 – meaning he is now entering his 20th year!

Outside of poilitics Clive has worked as a youth worker, set up a job club for young people, owned his own business and been a licensed London taxi driver.

He is now the shadow minister for sport.

Constituency: Eltham

Constituency Address: 132 Westmount Road
London SE9 1UT

Constituency Tel: 020 8850 5744

Date of Birth: 10 July 1958


Party: Labour

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Westminster Address: House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA

Westminster Tel: 020 7219 4057

Twitter: @CliveEfford

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