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CONSTITUENCY OVERVIEW

CONTROLLING PARTYLabour
ELECTORATE84,249 voters
AREA48 sq. miles


Dewsbury is a UK parliament constituency that is represented in the House of Commons by Paula Sherriff of the Labour party.

The Dewsbury constituency has a total population of 110,878, of which 84,249 are eligible (18+) to vote (76%).

Dewsbury ranks 293th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 85th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.

CONSTITUENCY MP

Paula Sherriff

Paula Sherriff

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MP DETAILS
AddressPaula Sherriff MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Phone Number020 7219 4272
Political PartyLabour
Email Addresspaula@paulasherriff.org.uk
ConstituencyDewsbury
GenderFemale
Date of Birth
WebsiteWebsite
TwitterTwitter Profile
Party PageWebsite
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2015 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
39.1%
41.8%
3.6%
2.5 %
12.4%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Green Party
UKIP
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Dewsbury constituency in 2015 was 67.20%, higher than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.

2015 CANDIDATES

Candidate Party Gender Date of Birth LinkedIn Website
Adrian CrudenGreenMale--http://dewsburygreen2015.com/
Ednan HussainLiberal DemocratMale---
Mark ThackrayUK Independence PartyMale---
Paula SherriffLabourFemale--http://www.paulasherriff.org.uk/
Richard CarterYorkshire FirstMale---
Simon ReevellConservativeMale02 March 1966 (51)-http://www.simonreevell.com/
Steve HakesChristian Peoples AllianceMale---

2010 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
34.99%
32.17%
16.94%
%
%
1.57%
6.05%
%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Scottish National
Plaid Cymru
Green Party
BNP
UKIP
2005 GENERAL ELECTION WINNERS
Labour
VOTE COUNTS
PartyVotesShare
 BNP3,2656%
 Conservative18,89835%
 ED6611.2%
 Green8491.6%
 Ind13,8137.1%
 Labour17,37232.2%
 Liberal-Democrat9,15016.9%
TOTALS
Electorate78,910
Votes54,008
Turnout68.5%
2010 CANDIDATES
ConservativeReevell, Simon
LabourMalik, Shahid
Liberal DemocratHutchinson, Andrew
GreenCruden, Adrian
BNPRoberts, Roger
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Dewsbury constituency in 2010 was 68.5%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.

QUIZ RESULTS

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