hitchin and harpenden Constituency Details

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CONSTITUENCY OVERVIEW

CONTROLLING PARTYConservative
ELECTORATE76,622 voters
AREA98 sq. miles


Hitchin and Harpenden is a UK parliament constituency that is represented in the House of Commons by Peter Lilley of the Conservative party.

The Hitchin and Harpenden constituency has a total population of 100,459, of which 76,622 are eligible (18+) to vote (76.3%).

Hitchin and Harpenden ranks 199th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 231th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.

CONSTITUENCY MP

Peter Lilley

Peter Lilley

Peter Bruce Lilley (born 23 August 1943) is a British Conservative Party politician who has been a Member of Parliament (MP) since 1983. He currently represents the constituency of Hitchin and Harpenden and, prior to boundary changes, represented St Albans. He was a Cabinet minister in the governments of Margaret Thatcher and John Major, serving as Trade and Industry Secretary from July 1990 to April 1992, and as Social Security Secretary from April 1992 to May 1997.

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

MP DETAILS
AddressPeter Lilley MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Phone Number020 7219 4272
Political PartyConservative
Email Addressfeedback@peterlilley.co.uk
ConstituencyHitchin and Harpenden
GenderMale
Date of Birth23/08/1943
TwitterTwitter Profile
Party PageWebsite
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2015 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
56.9%
20.6%
8.1%
5.5 %
8.9%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Green Party
UKIP
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Hitchin And Harpenden constituency in 2015 was 74.00%, higher than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.

2015 CANDIDATES

Candidate Party Gender Date of Birth LinkedIn Website
John StockerUK Independence PartyMale--http://www.johnstockerukip.org.uk/
Pauline PearceLiberal DemocratFemale--http://hitch-harp-libdems.org.uk/en/
Peter LilleyConservativeMale23 August 1943 (75)--
Rachel BurginLabourFemale--http://www.rachelburgin.org.uk/
Richard WiseGreenMale22 March 1944 (74)--

2010 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
54.6%
13.55%
26.68%
%
%
1.48%
%
3.04%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Scottish National
Plaid Cymru
Green Party
BNP
UKIP
2005 GENERAL ELECTION WINNERS
Conservative
VOTE COUNTS
PartyVotesShare
TOTALS
Turnout74.1%
2010 CANDIDATES
ConservativeLilley, Peter
Labourde Botton, Oliver
Liberal DemocratQuinton, Nigel
GreenWise, Richard
UKIPWilkinson, Graham
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Hitchin And Harpenden constituency in 2010 was 74.1%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.

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