leicester west Constituency Details

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CONSTITUENCY OVERVIEW

CONTROLLING PARTYLabour
ELECTORATE77,262 voters
AREA11 sq. miles


Leicester West is a UK parliament constituency that is represented in the House of Commons by Liz Kendall of the Labour party.

The Leicester West constituency has a total population of 102,019, of which 77,262 are eligible (18+) to vote (75.7%).

Leicester West ranks 501th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 203th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.

CONSTITUENCY MP

Liz Kendall

Liz Kendall

Elizabeth Louise 'Liz' Kendall (born 11 June 1971) is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament for Leicester West since 2010.

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

MP DETAILS
AddressLiz Kendall MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Phone Number020 7219 4272
Political PartyLabour
Email Addressliz@lizkendall.org
ConstituencyLeicester West
GenderFemale
Date of Birth11/06/1971
WebsiteWebsite
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2015 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
25.6%
46.5%
4.4%
5.4 %
17.2%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Green Party
UKIP
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Leicester West constituency in 2015 was 54.60%, lower than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.

2015 CANDIDATES

Candidate Party Gender Date of Birth LinkedIn Website
Heather RawlingTrade Unionist and Socialist CoalitionFemale---
Ian BradwellLiberal DemocratMale---
Liz KendallLabourFemale11 June 1971 (46)-http://www.lizkendall.org/
Paul BessantConservativeMale---
Peter HagueGreenMale03 June 1905 (112)--
Stuart YoungUK Independence PartyMale---

2010 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
27.16%
38.37%
22.63%
%
%
1.78%
6.02%
2.47%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Scottish National
Plaid Cymru
Green Party
BNP
UKIP
2005 GENERAL ELECTION WINNERS
Labour
VOTE COUNTS
PartyVotesShare
 BNP2,1586%
 Conservative9,72827.2%
 Green6391.8%
 Ind11810.5%
 Ind21080.3%
 Labour13,74538.4%
 Liberal-Democrat8,10722.6%
 Pirate1130.3%
 TUSC1570.4%
 UK-Independence-Party8832.5%
TOTALS
Electorate64,900
Votes35,819
Turnout55.2%
2010 CANDIDATES
ConservativeHarvey, Celia
LabourKendall, Elizabeth
Liberal DemocratColey, Peter
GreenForse, Geoff
BNPReynolds, Gary
UKIPIngall, Stephen
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Leicester West constituency in 2010 was 55.2%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.

QUIZ RESULTS

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