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CONSTITUENCY OVERVIEW

CONTROLLING PARTYConservative
ELECTORATE83,482 voters
AREA16 sq. miles


Chelmsford is a UK parliament constituency that is represented in the House of Commons by Simon Burns of the Conservative party.

The Chelmsford constituency has a total population of 106,301, of which 83,482 are eligible (18+) to vote (78.5%).

Chelmsford ranks 436th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 137th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.

CONSTITUENCY MP

Simon Burns

Simon Burns

Sir Simon Hugh McGuigan Burns (born 6 September 1952) is a British politician, who has served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Chelmsford since being elected at the 1987 general election.

Burns resigned from being Minister of State for Transport in October 2013 to stand in the First Deputy Chairmen of Ways and Means by-election following the resignation of Deputy Speaker Nigel Evans.

Returned to Parliament as a Conservative MP in the 2015 election, he was knighted in the 2015 Birthday Honours.

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

MP DETAILS
AddressSimon Burns MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Phone Number020 7219 4272
Political PartyConservative
Email Addressburnss@parliament.uk
ConstituencyChelmsford
GenderMale
Date of Birth06/09/1952
Party PageWebsite
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2015 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
51.5%
17.6%
11.9%
3.5 %
14.2%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Green Party
UKIP
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Chelmsford constituency in 2015 was 68.50%, higher than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.

2015 CANDIDATES

Candidate Party Gender Date of Birth LinkedIn Website
Angela ThomsonGreenFemale---
Chris VinceLabourMale---
Henry Arthur BoyleThe Liberal PartyMale15 December 1953 (64)-http://www.liberal.org.uk/
Mark GoughUK Independence PartyMale---
Simon BurnsConservativeMale06 September 1952 (65)--
Stephen RobinsonLiberal DemocratMale-http://uk.linkedin.com/in/stephenrobinsonchelmsfordhttp://www.stephenrobinson.org/

2010 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
46.17%
10.95%
36.81%
%
%
0.87%
1.65%
2.8%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Scottish National
Plaid Cymru
Green Party
BNP
UKIP
2005 GENERAL ELECTION WINNERS
Conservative
VOTE COUNTS
PartyVotesShare
 BNP8991.6%
 Conservative25,20746.2%
 ED2540.5%
 Green4760.9%
 Labour5,98011%
 Liberal-Democrat20,09736.8%
 RTBP1530.3%
 UK-Independence-Party1,5272.8%
TOTALS
Electorate77,525
Votes54,593
Turnout70.4%
2010 CANDIDATES
ConservativeBurns, Simon
LabourDixon, Peter
Liberal DemocratRobinson, Stephen
GreenThomson, Angela
BNPBateman, Mike
UKIPWedon, Ken
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Chelmsford constituency in 2010 was 70.4%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.

QUIZ RESULTS

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