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CONSTITUENCY OVERVIEW

CONTROLLING PARTYLabour
ELECTORATE75,417 voters
AREA18 sq. miles


Huddersfield is a UK parliament constituency that is represented in the House of Commons by Barry Sheerman of the Labour party.

The Huddersfield constituency has a total population of 96,059, of which 75,417 are eligible (18+) to vote (78.5%).

Huddersfield ranks 419th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 325th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.

CONSTITUENCY MP

Barry Sheerman

Barry Sheerman

Barry John Sheerman (born 17 August 1940) is a British Labour Co-operative politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Huddersfield since the 1979 general election.

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

MP DETAILS
AddressBarry Sheerman MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Phone Number020 7219 4272
Political PartyLabour
Email Addresssheermanb@parliament.uk
ConstituencyHuddersfield
GenderMale
Date of Birth17/08/1940
WebsiteWebsite
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2015 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
26.8%
44.9%
5.8%
6.9 %
14.7%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Green Party
UKIP
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Huddersfield constituency in 2015 was 62.00%, lower than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.

2015 CANDIDATES

Candidate Party Gender Date of Birth LinkedIn Website
Andrew CooperGreenMale30 November 1964 (54)-http://greeningkirklees.blogspot.com/
Barry SheermanLabourMale17 August 1940 (78)-http://www.barry4huddersfield.co.uk/
Itrat AliConservativeFemale---
Mike ForsterTrade Unionist and Socialist CoalitionMale---
Rob ButlerUK Independence PartyMale---
Zulfiqar AliLiberal DemocratMale---

2010 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
27.77%
38.8%
24.73%
%
%
4.05%
3.86%
%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Scottish National
Plaid Cymru
Green Party
BNP
UKIP
2005 GENERAL ELECTION WINNERS
Labour
VOTE COUNTS
PartyVotesShare
 BNP1,5633.9%
 Conservative11,25327.8%
 Green1,6414%
 Labour15,72538.8%
 Liberal-Democrat10,02324.7%
 TUSC3190.8%
TOTALS
Electorate66,318
Votes40,524
Turnout61.1%
2010 CANDIDATES
ConservativeTweed, Karen
LabourSheerman, Barry
Liberal DemocratBlanchard, James
GreenCooper, Andrew
BNPFirth, Rachel
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Huddersfield constituency in 2010 was 61.1%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.

QUIZ RESULTS

This graph shows the results from 39 people in the Huddersfield constituency who have taken our quiz, displaying which party best matches their opinions of the series of questions we ask.

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