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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.
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
Election turnout for the Hitchin And Harpenden constituency in 2015 was 74.00%, higher than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.
|Candidate||Party||Gender||Date of Birth||Website|
|John Stocker||UK Independence Party||Male||-||-||http://www.johnstockerukip.org.uk/|
|Pauline Pearce||Liberal Democrat||Female||-||-||http://hitch-harp-libdems.org.uk/en/|
|Peter Lilley||Conservative||Male||23 August 1943 (75)||-||-|
|Richard Wise||Green||Male||22 March 1944 (74)||-||-|
|Labour||de Botton, Oliver|
|Liberal Democrat||Quinton, Nigel|
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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