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CONSTITUENCY OVERVIEW

CONTROLLING PARTYLabour
ELECTORATE74,183 voters
AREA11 sq. miles


Leeds West is a UK parliament constituency that is represented in the House of Commons by Rachel Reeves of the Labour party.

The Leeds West constituency has a total population of 93,379, of which 74,183 are eligible (18+) to vote (79.4%).

Leeds West ranks 489th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 382th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.

CONSTITUENCY MP

Rachel Reeves

Rachel Reeves

Rachel Jane Reeves (born 13 February 1979) is a British Labour Party politician and an economist. She has served as the Member of Parliament for Leeds West since 2010.

Reeves is the current Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions.

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

MP DETAILS
AddressRachel Reeves MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Phone Number020 7219 4272
Political PartyLabour
Email Addressrachel.reeves@leedswestclp.org.uk
ConstituencyLeeds West
GenderFemale
Date of Birth13/02/1979
TwitterTwitter Profile
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2015 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
20.1%
48.0%
3.9%
8.4 %
18.5%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Green Party
UKIP
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Leeds West constituency in 2015 was 59.20%, lower than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.

2015 CANDIDATES

Candidate Party Gender Date of Birth LinkedIn Website
Alex Pierre-TravesConservativeMale--http://www.alexpierre-traves.co.uk/
Andrew PointonGreenMale--http://leedswestgreenparty.wordpress.com/
Anne MurgatroydUK Independence PartyFemale---
Ben MayorTrade Unionist and Socialist CoalitionMale---
Laura CoyleLiberal DemocratFemale---
Matthew WestCannabis is Safer than AlcoholMale---
Rachel ReevesLabourFemale13 February 1979 (38)--

2010 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
19.72%
42.29%
24.19%
%
%
4.73%
6.13%
2.94%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Scottish National
Plaid Cymru
Green Party
BNP
UKIP
2005 GENERAL ELECTION WINNERS
Labour
VOTE COUNTS
PartyVotesShare
 BNP2,3776.1%
 Conservative7,64119.7%
 Green1,8324.7%
 Labour16,38942.3%
 Liberal-Democrat9,37324.2%
 UK-Independence-Party1,1402.9%
TOTALS
Electorate67,453
Votes38,752
Turnout57.5%
2010 CANDIDATES
ConservativeMarjoram, Joe0
LabourReeves, Rachel
Liberal DemocratColeman, Ruth
GreenBlackburn, David
BNPBeverley, Joanna
UKIPMiles, Jeff
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Leeds West constituency in 2010 was 57.5%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.

QUIZ RESULTS

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