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The Chorley constituency has a total population of 96,733, of which 76,291 are eligible (18+) to vote (78.9%).
Chorley ranks 270th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 317th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.
Lindsay Harvey Hoyle (born 10 June 1957) is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Chorley since 1997. He is the son of Doug Hoyle, a former Labour MP for Warrington North.
He was elected as Chairman of Ways and Means and Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons in a secret ballot on 8 June 2010. He is President of the All-Party British Gibraltar Group in Parliament and Chairman of the All Party British Virgin Islands Group.
Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lindsay_Hoyle
Election turnout for the Chorley constituency in 2015 was 69.20%, higher than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.
|Candidate||Party||Gender||Date of Birth||Website|
|Adrian Christopher Maudsley||Independent||Male||-||-||-|
|Alistair Straw||Green||Male||23 October 1990 (27)||-||-|
|Lindsay Hoyle||Labour||Male||10 June 1957 (60)||-||-|
|Mark Smith||UK Independence Party||Male||-||-||-|
|Stephen Fenn||Liberal Democrat||Male||-||-||-|
|Liberal Democrat||Fenn, Stephen|
Election turnout for the Chorley constituency in 2010 was 70.2%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.
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