central devon Constituency Details

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CONSTITUENCY OVERVIEW

CONTROLLING PARTYConservative
ELECTORATE72,195 voters
AREA546 sq. miles


Central Devon is a UK parliament constituency that is represented in the House of Commons by Mel Stride of the Conservative party.

The Central Devon constituency has a total population of 89,654, of which 72,195 are eligible (18+) to vote (80.5%).

Central Devon ranks 34th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 437th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.

CONSTITUENCY MP

Mel Stride

Mel Stride

Melvyn John 'Mel' Stride (30 September 1961) is a British Conservative Party politician. He was elected as Member of Parliament (MP) for Central Devon at the 2010 general election. On 28 October 2011, Stride was appointed Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Minister of State for Further Education, Skills and Lifelong Learning, John Hayes.`

Stride was selected as prospective Conservative candidate for Central Devon in June 2006 after his name was added to David Cameron's Conservative A-List in 2006. He was the first A-Lister to be selected.

He was educated at Portsmouth Grammar School and then Oxford University where he was elected President of the Oxford Union.

In the financial year 2012-2013 he claimed £3,223.64 in expenses for gas, electricity and water bills, the eighth highest such claim.

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

MP DETAILS
AddressMel Stride MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Phone Number020 7219 4272
Political PartyConservative
Email Addressmelstride@centraldevonconservatives.com
ConstituencyCentral Devon
GenderMale
Date of Birth30/09/1961
WebsiteWebsite
Party PageWebsite
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2015 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
52.2%
12.8%
12.2%
8.9 %
13.2%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Green Party
UKIP
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Central Devon constituency in 2015 was 74.90%, higher than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.

2015 CANDIDATES

Candidate Party Gender Date of Birth LinkedIn Website
Alex WhiteLiberal DemocratMale--http://www.alexjwhite.com/
Andy WilliamsonGreenMale09 December 1967 (50)-http://andywilliamsongreen.org.uk/
Arthur PriceIndependentMale--http://www.arthurprice.net/
John ConwayUK Independence PartyMale---
Lynne RichardsLabourFemale---
Mel StrideConservativeMale30 September 1961 (56)-http://www.melstridemp.com/

2010 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

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2010 CANDIDATES
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Central Devon constituency in 2010 was %, lower than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.

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