folkestone and hythe Constituency Details

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CONSTITUENCY OVERVIEW

CONTROLLING PARTYConservative
ELECTORATE91,027 voters
AREA170 sq. miles


Folkestone and Hythe is a UK parliament constituency that is represented in the House of Commons by Damian Collins of the Conservative party.

The Folkestone and Hythe constituency has a total population of 113,796, of which 91,027 are eligible (18+) to vote (80%).

Folkestone and Hythe ranks 133th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 67th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.

CONSTITUENCY MP

Damian Collins

Damian Collins

Damian Noel Thomas Collins (born 4 February 1974, Northampton) is a Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom. He was elected as Member of Parliament (MP) for Folkestone and Hythe in the 2010 general election. He was re-elected in 2015.

On 10 September 2012, Collins was made PPS to Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Theresa Villiers.

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

MP DETAILS
AddressDamian Collins MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Phone Number020 7219 4272
Political PartyConservative
Email Addressdamian@damiancollins.com
ConstituencyFolkestone and Hythe
GenderMale
Date of Birth04/02/1974
WebsiteWebsite
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2015 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
47.9%
14.4%
8.9%
5.4 %
22.8%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Green Party
UKIP
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Folkestone And Hythe constituency in 2015 was 65.80%, lower than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.

2015 CANDIDATES

Candidate Party Gender Date of Birth LinkedIn Website
Andy ThomasThe Socialist Party of Great BritainMale16 June 1960 (57)--
Claire JeffreyLabourFemale20 February 1969 (48)--
Damian CollinsConservativeMale04 February 1974 (43)-http://www.damiancollins.com/
Harriet YeoUK Independence PartyFemale--http://harriety.blogspot.co.uk/
Lynne BeaumontLiberal DemocratFemale08 January 1958 (59)-http://shepwaylibdems.org.uk/
Martin WhybrowGreenMale---
Rohen KapurYoung People's Party YPPMale04 April 1970 (47)-http://rohenkapur.blogspot.com/
Seth CruseTrade Unionist and Socialist CoalitionMale---

2010 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
49.45%
10.83%
30.28%
%
%
1.21%
3.15%
4.62%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Scottish National
Plaid Cymru
Green Party
BNP
UKIP
2005 GENERAL ELECTION WINNERS
Conservative
VOTE COUNTS
PartyVotesShare
TOTALS
Turnout67.7%
2010 CANDIDATES
ConservativeCollins, Damian
LabourWorsley, Donald
Liberal DemocratBeaumont, Lynne
GreenKemp, Penny
BNPWilliams, Harry
UKIPMcKenna, Frank
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Folkestone And Hythe constituency in 2010 was 67.7%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.

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