Bob Laxton

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Person.png Bob Laxton   WebsiteRdf-icon.png
Born 1944-09-07
Derby, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
Nationality British
Party Labour

Employment.png Member of Parliament for Derby North

In office
2 May 1997 - 12 April 2010

Bob Laxton was a Labour MP for Derby North; he was elected in May 1997, and re-elected in 2001 and 2005. [1]


Laxton was responsible for obtaining a House of Commons pass for Whitehall Advisers lobbyists who eventually became embroiled in an influence peddling scheme.[2]



  1. 'About Bob', Bob Laxton MP website
  2. David Leigh and Rob Evans, 'Peer was paid to introduce lobbyist to minister', The Guardian, 26 October, 2007.
  3. 'About Bob', Bob Laxton MP website
  4. 'About Bob', Bob Laxton MP website
  5. 'HJS Event: Turkey in 2008', Henry Jackson Society website, 11 June, 2008.