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The Ashford constituency has a total population of 115,020, of which 88,050 are eligible (18+) to vote (76.6%).
Ashford ranks 121th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 55th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.
Damian Howard Green (born 17 January 1956) is a British politician who has been the Conservative Member of Parliament for Ashford since 1997 and Work and Pensions Secretary since July 2016. Green was born in Barry, Wales and studied PPE at Balliol College, Oxford. Before entering politics, Green worked as a journalist for the BBC, Channel 4 and The Times.
Green entered Parliament in the 1997 election by winning the seat of Ashford. He served in several shadow ministerial positions, including Transport Secretary and Immigration Minister. Green came to national prominence in November 2008 after being arrested and having his parliamentary office raided by police, although no case was brought. He was the Minister of State for Police and Criminal Justice until 14 July 2014. He was appointed as Secretary of State for Work and Pensions by new PM Theresa May in July 2016.
Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Damian_Green
|Address||Damian Green MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA|
|Phone Number||020 7219 4272|
|Date of Birth||17/01/1956|
|Wikipedia Page||Visit Wiki|
Election turnout for the Ashford constituency in 2015 was 67.30%, higher than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.
|Candidate||Party||Gender||Date of Birth||Website|
|Damian Green||Conservative||Male||17 January 1956 (63)||-||http://www.damiangreen.co.uk/|
|Debbie Enever||Liberal Democrat||Female||-||-||http://ashfordlibdems.org.uk/en/|
|Gerald O'Brien||UK Independence Party||Male||-||-||http://www.ukip-ashford.co.uk/a2%20News%20item.htm|
|Liberal Democrat||Took, Chris|
Election turnout for the Ashford constituency in 2010 was 67.9%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.
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