bishop auckland Constituency Details

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CONSTITUENCY OVERVIEW

CONTROLLING PARTYLabour
ELECTORATE70,258 voters
AREA356 sq. miles


Bishop Auckland is a UK parliament constituency that is represented in the House of Commons by Helen Goodman of the Labour party.

The Bishop Auckland constituency has a total population of 87,362, of which 70,258 are eligible (18+) to vote (80.4%).

Bishop Auckland ranks 53th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 480th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.

CONSTITUENCY MP

Helen Goodman

Helen Goodman

Helen Catherine Goodman (born 2 January 1958) is a British Labour Party politician, who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Bishop Auckland since 2005, and was the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for in the Department for Work and Pensions until 2010 with responsibility for child poverty and childcare.

Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helen_Goodman

MP DETAILS
AddressHelen Goodman MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Phone Number020 7219 4272
Political PartyLabour
Email Addresshelen4bishop@helengoodman.com
ConstituencyBishop Auckland
GenderFemale
Date of Birth02/01/1958
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2015 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
32.5%
41.4%
4.4%
3.9%
17.8%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Green Party
UKIP
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Bishop Auckland constituency in 2015 was 59.60%, lower than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.

2015 CANDIDATES

Candidate Party Gender Date of Birth LinkedIn Website
Christopher AdamsConservativeMale24 February 1989 (28)https://uk.linkedin.com/in/christopherfraseradamshttp://www.christopheradams.org.uk/
Helen GoodmanLabourFemale02 January 1958 (59)--
Rhys BurrissUK Independence PartyMale---
Stephen WhiteLiberal DemocratMale---
Thom RobinsonGreenMale11 October 1986 (31)-http://www.votethomrobinson.co.uk/

2010 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
26.27%
38.95%
22.34%
%
%
%
4.95%
2.72%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Scottish National
Plaid Cymru
Green Party
BNP
UKIP
2005 GENERAL ELECTION WINNERS
Labour
VOTE COUNTS
PartyVotesShare
 BNP2,0364.9%
 Conservative10,80526.3%
 Labour16,02339%
 Liberal-Democrat9,18922.3%
 LLPB1,9644.8%
 UK-Independence-Party1,1192.7%
TOTALS
Electorate68,368
Votes41,136
Turnout60.2%
2010 CANDIDATES
ConservativeHarrison, Barbara
LabourGoodman, Helen
Liberal DemocratWilkes, Mark
BNPWalker, Adam
UKIPBrothers, Dave
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Bishop Auckland constituency in 2010 was 60.2%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.

QUIZ RESULTS

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