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CONSTITUENCY OVERVIEW

CONTROLLING PARTYLabour
ELECTORATE75,722 voters
AREA87 sq. miles


Bolsover is a UK parliament constituency that is represented in the House of Commons by Dennis Skinner of the Labour party.

The Bolsover constituency has a total population of 95,053, of which 75,722 are eligible (18+) to vote (79.7%).

Bolsover ranks 216th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 349th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.

CONSTITUENCY MP

Dennis Skinner

Dennis Skinner

Dennis Edward Skinner (born 11 February 1932) is a British Labour politician who has been Member of Parliament (MP) for Bolsover since 1970. He was Chairman of the Labour Party in 1988–1989 and served as a member of its National Executive Committee.

Born in Clay Cross, Derbyshire, Skinner is the third of nine children of coal miner Edward Skinner, who was sacked after the 1926 general strike. Skinner himself worked as a miner for over twenty years and became a NUM leader and Clay Cross Labour Party councillor. He is known for his left-wing views, acid tongue and for never missing a Commons session. He is a member of the Socialist Campaign Group of Labour MPs.

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

MP DETAILS
AddressDennis Skinner MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Phone Number020 7219 4272
Political PartyLabour
Email Addressskinnerd@parliament.uk
ConstituencyBolsover
GenderMale
Date of Birth11/02/1932
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2015 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
24.5%
51.2%
3.3 %
0%
21.0%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Green Party
UKIP
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Bolsover constituency in 2015 was 61.10%, lower than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.

2015 CANDIDATES

Candidate Party Gender Date of Birth LinkedIn Website
David LomaxLiberal DemocratMale---
Dennis SkinnerLabourMale11 February 1932 (85)--
Peter BedfordConservativeMale03 February 1986 (31)http://www.uk.linkedin.com/in/peterabedfordhttp://www.peterbedford.info/
Ray CalladineUK Independence PartyMale-https://uk.linkedin.com/in/raycalladinehttp://ukip.webs.com/

2010 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
24.58%
50%
15.51%
%
%
%
6%
3.91%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Scottish National
Plaid Cymru
Green Party
BNP
UKIP
2005 GENERAL ELECTION WINNERS
Labour
VOTE COUNTS
PartyVotesShare
 BNP2,6406%
 Conservative10,81224.6%
 Labour21,99450%
 Liberal-Democrat6,82115.5%
 UK-Independence-Party1,7213.9%
TOTALS
Electorate72,766
Votes43,988
Turnout60.5%
2010 CANDIDATES
ConservativeRowley, Lee
LabourSkinner, Dennis
Liberal DemocratHawksworth, Denise
BNPRadford, Martin
UKIPCallaldine, Ray
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Bolsover constituency in 2010 was 60.5%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.

QUIZ RESULTS

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