leeds central Constituency Details

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CONSTITUENCY OVERVIEW

CONTROLLING PARTYLabour
ELECTORATE108,643 voters
AREA15 sq. miles


Leeds Central is a UK parliament constituency that is represented in the House of Commons by Hilary Benn of the Labour party.

The Leeds Central constituency has a total population of 135,348, of which 108,643 are eligible (18+) to vote (80.3%).

Leeds Central ranks 439th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 9th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.

CONSTITUENCY MP

Hilary Benn

Hilary Benn

Hilary James Wedgwood Benn (born 26 November 1953) is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Leeds Central since 1999. He served in the Cabinet as the Secretary of State for International Development from 2003 to 2007 and as the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs from 2007 to 2010. Currently, Benn is the Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government.

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

MP DETAILS
AddressHilary Benn MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Phone Number020 7219 4272
Political PartyLabour
Email Addresshilary.benn@defra.gsi.gov.uk
ConstituencyLeeds Central
GenderMale
Date of Birth26/11/1953
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2015 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
17.3%
55.0%
3.4%
7.9 %
15.7%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Green Party
UKIP
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Leeds Central constituency in 2015 was 55.10%, lower than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.

2015 CANDIDATES

Candidate Party Gender Date of Birth LinkedIn Website
Emma SpriggsLiberal DemocratFemale---
Hilary BennLabourMale26 November 1953 (64)--
Liz KitchingTrade Unionist and Socialist CoalitionFemale---
Luke SeniorUK Independence PartyMale---
Michael HaytonGreenMale--http://www.michael-hayton.org/
Nicola WilsonConservativeFemale---

2010 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
20.17%
49.3%
20.83%
%
%
%
8.2%
%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Scottish National
Plaid Cymru
Green Party
BNP
UKIP
2005 GENERAL ELECTION WINNERS
Labour
VOTE COUNTS
PartyVotesShare
 BNP3,0668.2%
 Conservative7,54120.2%
 Ind14091.1%
 Labour18,43449.3%
 Liberal-Democrat7,78920.8%
 ND1550.4%
TOTALS
Electorate81,266
Votes37,394
Turnout57.8%
2010 CANDIDATES
ConservativeLamb, Alan
LabourBenn, Hilary
Liberal DemocratTaylor, Michael
BNPMeeson, Kevin
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Leeds Central constituency in 2010 was 57.8%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.

QUIZ RESULTS

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