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CONSTITUENCY OVERVIEW

CONTROLLING PARTYLabour
ELECTORATE88,219 voters
AREA8 sq. miles


Barking is a UK parliament constituency that is represented in the House of Commons by Margaret Hodge of the Labour party.

The Barking constituency has a total population of 125,771, of which 88,219 are eligible (18+) to vote (70.1%).

Barking ranks 567th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 27th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.

CONSTITUENCY MP

Margaret Hodge

Margaret Hodge

Margaret Eve, Lady Hodge, MBE, PC (born 8 September 1944) is a British Labour politician, who has been the Member of Parliament for Barking since 1994. She was the first Minister for Children in 2003 and was Minister of State for Culture and Tourism at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. On 9 June 2010 she was elected Chair of the Public Accounts Committee. She was born Margaret Eve Oppenheimer, and was known as Margaret Eve Watson from 1968 to 1978.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margaret_Hodge
MP DETAILS
AddressMargaret Hodge MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Phone Number020 7219 4272
Political PartyLabour
Email Addressmargarethodge@hotmail.co.uk
ConstituencyBarking
GenderFemale
Date of Birth08/09/1944
WebsiteWebsite
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2015 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
16.3%
57.7%
1.3%
2.0 %
22.2%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Green Party
UKIP
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Barking constituency in 2015 was 58.10%, lower than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.

2015 CANDIDATES

Candidate Party Gender Date of Birth LinkedIn Website
Joseph MambuliyaTrade Unionist and Socialist CoalitionMale15 March 1960 (57)-http://www.barkingtusc.org.uk/
Margaret HodgeLabourFemale08 September 1944 (73)-http://margaret-hodge.co.uk/
Mina RahmanConservativeFemale-http://uk.linkedin.com/pub/mina-rahman-ppc/77/490/979/en-
Peter WilcockLiberal DemocratMale---
Roger GravettUK Independence PartyMale---
Tony Ford RablenGreenMale---

2010 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
17.8%
54.31%
8.2%
%
%
0.7%
14.6%
2.87%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Scottish National
Plaid Cymru
Green Party
BNP
UKIP
2005 GENERAL ELECTION WINNERS
Labour
VOTE COUNTS
PartyVotesShare
 BNP6,62014.6%
 ChP4821.1%
 Conservative8,07317.8%
 Green3170.7%
 Ind1770.2%
 Labour24,62854.3%
 Liberal-Democrat3,7198.2%
 MRLP820.2%
 Rest450.1%
 UK-Independence-Party1,3002.9%
TOTALS
Electorate73,868
Votes45,343
Turnout61.4%
2010 CANDIDATES
ConservativeMarcus, Simon
LabourHodge, Margaret
Liberal DemocratCarman, Dominic
GreenForbes, Jayne
BNPGriffin, Nick
UKIPMaloney, Frank
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Barking constituency in 2010 was 61.4%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.

QUIZ RESULTS

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