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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.
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
Election turnout for the Barking constituency in 2015 was 58.10%, lower than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.
|Candidate||Party||Gender||Date of Birth||Website|
|Joseph Mambuliya||Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition||Male||15 March 1960 (59)||-||http://www.barkingtusc.org.uk/|
|Margaret Hodge||Labour||Female||08 September 1944 (75)||-||http://margaret-hodge.co.uk/|
|Peter Wilcock||Liberal Democrat||Male||-||-||-|
|Roger Gravett||UK Independence Party||Male||-||-||-|
|Tony Ford Rablen||Green||Male||-||-||-|
|Liberal Democrat||Carman, Dominic|
Election turnout for the Barking constituency in 2010 was 61.4%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.
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