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The Meriden constituency has a total population of 108,047, of which 83,602 are eligible (18+) to vote (77.4%).
Meriden ranks 277th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 115th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.
Caroline Alice Spelman (née Cormack; born 4 May 1958) is a Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom who has served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Meriden in the West Midlands since 1997. From May 2010 to September 2012 she was the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs in David Cameron's coalition cabinet, and was sworn as a Privy Counsellor on 13 May 2010.
Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caroline_Spelman
Election turnout for the Meriden constituency in 2015 was 64.90%, lower than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.
|Candidate||Party||Gender||Date of Birth||Website|
|Ade Adeyemo||Liberal Democrat||Male||-||-||http://www.meriden-libdems.org.uk/|
|Alison Gavin||Green||Female||06 March 1977 (44)||-||-|
|Caroline Spelman||Conservative||Female||04 May 1958 (63)||-||-|
|Chris Booth||Independence from Europe||Male||-||-||-|
|Mick Gee||UK Independence Party||Male||-||-||http://www.ukipsolihull.org/mickgee.html|
|Liberal Democrat||Slater, Simon|
Election turnout for the Meriden constituency in 2010 was 62.2%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.
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