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CONSTITUENCY OVERVIEW

CONTROLLING PARTYLabour
ELECTORATE77,387 voters
AREA21 sq. miles


Makerfield is a UK parliament constituency that is represented in the House of Commons by Yvonne Fovargue of the Labour party.

The Makerfield constituency has a total population of 98,346, of which 77,387 are eligible (18+) to vote (78.7%).

Makerfield ranks 399th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 276th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.

CONSTITUENCY MP

Yvonne Fovargue

Yvonne Fovargue

Yvonne Helen Fovargue (born 29 November 1956) is a British Labour Party politician, who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for the Makerfield constituency, in the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, Greater Manchester since 2010, replacing the previous Labour MP Ian McCartney, who stepped down due to ill health.

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

MP DETAILS
AddressYvonne Fovargue MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Phone Number020 7219 4272
Political PartyLabour
Email Addressyfovargue@aol.com
ConstituencyMakerfield
GenderFemale
Date of Birth29/11/1956
WebsiteWebsite
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2015 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
19.5%
51.8%
3.7%
2.5 %
22.4%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Green Party
UKIP
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Makerfield constituency in 2015 was 60.20%, lower than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.

2015 CANDIDATES

Candidate Party Gender Date of Birth LinkedIn Website
Andrew CollinsonUK Independence PartyMale---
John SkipworthLiberal DemocratMale---
Philip MitchellGreenMale12 March 1960 (57)--
Yvonne FovargueLabourFemale29 November 1956 (61)-http://yvonnefovargue.blogspot.co.uk/
Zehra ZaidiConservativeFemale--http://www.zehrazaidi.org.uk/

2010 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
18.76%
47.29%
16.18%
%
%
%
7.38%
%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Scottish National
Plaid Cymru
Green Party
BNP
UKIP
2005 GENERAL ELECTION WINNERS
Labour
VOTE COUNTS
PartyVotesShare
 BNP3,2297.4%
 Conservative8,21018.8%
 Ind13,4247.8%
 Ind21,1262.6%
 Labour20,70047.3%
 Liberal-Democrat7,08216.2%
TOTALS
Electorate73,813
Votes43,771
Turnout59.4%
2010 CANDIDATES
ConservativeAli, Itrat
LabourFovargue, Yvonne
Liberal DemocratCrowther, David
BNPHaslam, Ken
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Makerfield constituency in 2010 was 59.4%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.

QUIZ RESULTS

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