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CONSTITUENCY OVERVIEW

CONTROLLING PARTYConservative
ELECTORATE88,050 voters
AREA194 sq. miles


Ashford is a UK parliament constituency that is represented in the House of Commons by Damian Green of the Conservative party.

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.

CONSTITUENCY MP

Damian Green

Damian Green

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

MP DETAILS
AddressDamian Green MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Phone Number020 7219 4272
Political PartyConservative
Email Addressashfordconservatives@btconnect.com
ConstituencyAshford
GenderMale
Date of Birth17/01/1956
WebsiteWebsite
TwitterTwitter Profile
Party PageWebsite
Wikipedia PageVisit Wiki

2015 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
52.5%
18.4%
6.0%
4.3 %
18.8%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Green Party
UKIP
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Ashford constituency in 2015 was 67.30%, higher than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.

2015 CANDIDATES

Candidate Party Gender Date of Birth LinkedIn Website
Brendan ChiltonLabourMale---
Damian GreenConservativeMale17 January 1956 (61)-http://www.damiangreen.co.uk/
Debbie EneverLiberal DemocratFemale--http://ashfordlibdems.org.uk/en/
Gerald O'BrienUK Independence PartyMale--http://www.ukip-ashford.co.uk/a2%20News%20item.htm
Mandy RossiGreenFemale---

2010 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
54.14%
16.68%
22.8%
%
%
1.84%
%
4.54%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Scottish National
Plaid Cymru
Green Party
BNP
UKIP
2005 GENERAL ELECTION WINNERS
Conservative
VOTE COUNTS
PartyVotesShare
 Conservative29,87854.1%
 Green1,0141.8%
 Labour9,20416.7%
 Liberal-Democrat12,58122.8%
 UK-Independence-Party2,5084.5%
TOTALS
Electorate81,271
Votes55,185
Turnout67.9%
2010 CANDIDATES
ConservativeGreen, Damian
LabourClark, Chris
Liberal DemocratTook, Chris
GreenCampkin, Steve
UKIPElenor, Jeffrey
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Ashford constituency in 2010 was 67.9%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.

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