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CONSTITUENCY OVERVIEW

CONTROLLING PARTYLabour
ELECTORATE75,694 voters
AREA18 sq. miles


Bury South is a UK parliament constituency that is represented in the House of Commons by Ivan Lewis of the Labour party.

The Bury South constituency has a total population of 98,391, of which 75,694 are eligible (18+) to vote (76.9%).

Bury South ranks 416th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 273th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.

CONSTITUENCY MP

Ivan Lewis

Ivan Lewis

Ivan Lewis (born 4 March 1967) is a British Labour Party politician and Member of Parliament (MP) for Bury South since 1997. Lewis was the initial Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport in Ed Miliband's first shadow cabinet and held this post until October 2011 at which point he was appointed Shadow Secretary of State for International Development. In the October 2013 Shadow Cabinet reshuffle he was moved to the position of Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.

Lewis continually served in various government ministerial positions under Prime Ministers Tony Blair and Gordon Brown from 2001 to 2010. After the Labour Party lost the May 2010 General Election, he was subsequently elected to the Shadow Cabinet in October 2010.

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

MP DETAILS
AddressIvan Lewis MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Phone Number020 7219 4272
Political PartyLabour
Email Addressivanlewis@burysouth.fsnet.co.uk
ConstituencyBury South
GenderMale
Date of Birth04/03/1967
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2015 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
34.6%
45.1%
3.6%
3.0 %
13.3%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Green Party
UKIP
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Bury South constituency in 2015 was 63.90%, lower than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.

2015 CANDIDATES

Candidate Party Gender Date of Birth LinkedIn Website
Daniel CritchlowConservativeMale--http://www.danielcritchlow.org.uk/
Glyn HeathGreenMale--http://bury.greenparty.org.uk/
Ivan LewisLabourMale04 March 1967 (50)--
Paul AnkersLiberal DemocratMale03 August 1976 (41)-http://burylibdems.mycouncillor.org.uk/
Sťamus MartinUK Independence PartyMale--http://seamusmartin.com/
Valerie MorrisEnglish DemocratsFemale-https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-english-democratshttp://www.englishdemocratsnw.org/

2010 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
33.6%
40.42%
18.22%
%
%
1.02%
3.61%
2.11%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Scottish National
Plaid Cymru
Green Party
BNP
UKIP
2005 GENERAL ELECTION WINNERS
Labour
VOTE COUNTS
PartyVotesShare
 BNP1,7433.6%
 Conservative16,21633.6%
 ED4941%
 Green4931%
 Labour19,50840.4%
 Liberal-Democrat8,79618.2%
 UK-Independence-Party1,0172.1%
TOTALS
Electorate73,544
Votes48,267
Turnout65.6%
2010 CANDIDATES
ConservativeWiseman, Michelle
LabourLewis, Ivan
Liberal DemocratD'Albert, Vic
GreenHeron, George
BNPPurdy, Jean
UKIPChadwick, Paul
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Bury South constituency in 2010 was 65.6%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.

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