newcastle upon tyne central Constituency Details

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CONSTITUENCY OVERVIEW

CONTROLLING PARTYLabour
ELECTORATE72,695 voters
AREA9 sq. miles


Newcastle upon Tyne Central is a UK parliament constituency that is represented in the House of Commons by Chi Onwurah of the Labour party.

The Newcastle upon Tyne Central constituency has a total population of 94,011, of which 72,695 are eligible (18+) to vote (77.3%).

Newcastle upon Tyne Central ranks 548th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 371th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.

CONSTITUENCY MP

Chi Onwurah

Chi Onwurah

Chi Onwurah (born 12 April 1965) is a British Labour Party politician, who was elected at the 2010 general election as the Member of Parliament for Newcastle upon Tyne Central, replacing the previous Labour MP Jim Cousins, who decided to step down and left the seat. She is Newcastle's first black MP.

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

MP DETAILS
AddressChi Onwurah MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Phone Number020 7219 4272
Political PartyLabour
Email Addresschi@chi4central.co.uk
ConstituencyNewcastle upon Tyne Central
GenderFemale
Date of Birth12/04/1965
WebsiteWebsite
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2015 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
18.9%
55.0%
6.3%
4.9 %
14.9%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Green Party
UKIP
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Newcastle Upon Tyne Central constituency in 2015 was 57.50%, lower than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.

2015 CANDIDATES

Candidate Party Gender Date of Birth LinkedIn Website
Alex JohnsonGreenMale---
Chi OnwurahLabourFemale12 April 1965 (53)http://uk.linkedin.com/pub/chi-onwurah/1/417/695/enhttp://chionwurahmp.com/
Daniel ThompsonUK Independence PartyMale---
Nick CottLiberal DemocratMale---
Simon KitchenConservativeMale-http://uk.linkedin.com/pub/simon-kitchen/21/303/370/enhttp://www.simonkitchen.org.uk/

2010 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
19.35%
45.95%
24.09%
%
%
1.66%
6.74%
2.21%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Scottish National
Plaid Cymru
Green Party
BNP
UKIP
2005 GENERAL ELECTION WINNERS
Labour
VOTE COUNTS
PartyVotesShare
 BNP2,3026.7%
 Conservative6,61119.4%
 Green5681.7%
 Labour15,69445.9%
 Liberal-Democrat8,22824.1%
 UK-Independence-Party7542.2%
TOTALS
Electorate60,507
Votes34,157
Turnout56.5%
2010 CANDIDATES
ConservativeHolder, Nick
LabourOnwurah, Chi
Liberal DemocratKane, Gareth
GreenPearson, John
BNPBooth, Ken
UKIPDavies, Martin
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Newcastle Upon Tyne Central constituency in 2010 was 56.5%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.

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