chesham and amersham Constituency Details

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CONSTITUENCY OVERVIEW

CONTROLLING PARTYConservative
ELECTORATE71,400 voters
AREA75 sq. miles


Chesham and Amersham is a UK parliament constituency that is represented in the House of Commons by Cheryl Gillan of the Conservative party.

The Chesham and Amersham constituency has a total population of 92,954, of which 71,400 are eligible (18+) to vote (76.8%).

Chesham and Amersham ranks 230th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 387th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.

CONSTITUENCY MP

Cheryl Gillan

Cheryl Gillan

Cheryl Elise Kendall Gillan (born 21 April 1952 in Cardiff, Wales) is a British Conservative Party politician and the Member of Parliament (MP) for the constituency of Chesham and Amersham in Buckinghamshire. She was the Secretary of State for Wales from 2010 to 2012.

Prior to her parliamentary career, Gillan worked as a marketing executive for several companies. She was first elected to the House of Commons in 1992 and was a junior minister for Education and Employment from 1995–97 in John Major's government. After 1997 she served as a Conservative whip and as a spokesperson for Trade and Industry, Foreign Affairs, and Home Affairs. She was the Shadow Welsh Secretary from 2005–10, assuming the cabinet position of Secretary of State for Wales after the 2010 general election until the reshuffle in September 2012.

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

MP DETAILS
AddressCheryl Gillan MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Phone Number020 7219 4272
Political PartyConservative
Email Addresscheryl@cherylgillan.co.uk
ConstituencyChesham and Amersham
GenderFemale
Date of Birth21/04/1952
WebsiteWebsite
TwitterTwitter Profile
Party PageWebsite
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2015 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
59.1%
12.7%
9.0%
5.5 %
13.7%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Green Party
UKIP
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Chesham And Amersham constituency in 2015 was 71.80%, higher than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.

2015 CANDIDATES

Candidate Party Gender Date of Birth LinkedIn Website
Alan StevensUK Independence PartyMale---
Ben DaviesLabourMale---
Cheryl GillanConservativeFemale21 April 1952 (65)-http://www.cherylgillan.co.uk/
Gill WalkerGreenFemale--http://www.chilterngreenparty.org.uk/
Kirsten JohnsonLiberal DemocratFemale--http://kirstenjohnson.4mp.org.uk/

2010 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
60.37%
5.61%
28.5%
%
%
1.46%
%
4.06%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Scottish National
Plaid Cymru
Green Party
BNP
UKIP
2005 GENERAL ELECTION WINNERS
Conservative
VOTE COUNTS
PartyVotesShare
TOTALS
Turnout74.6%
2010 CANDIDATES
ConservativeGillan, Cheryl
LabourGajadharsingh, Anthony
Liberal DemocratStarkey, Tim
GreenWilkins, Nick
UKIPStevens, Alan
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Chesham And Amersham constituency in 2010 was 74.6%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.

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