north shropshire Constituency Details

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CONSTITUENCY OVERVIEW

CONTROLLING PARTYConservative
ELECTORATE83,774 voters
AREA361 sq. miles


North Shropshire is a UK parliament constituency that is represented in the House of Commons by Owen Paterson of the Conservative party.

The North Shropshire constituency has a total population of 105,264, of which 83,774 are eligible (18+) to vote (79.6%).

North Shropshire ranks 51th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 154th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.

CONSTITUENCY MP

Owen Paterson

Owen Paterson

Owen William Paterson (born 24 June 1956) is a British Conservative Party politician who was the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs from 2012 until 2014 and has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for North Shropshire since 1997. He was first appointed to the Shadow Cabinet of David Cameron in 2007 as Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland. Upon the formation of the Coalition Government in 2010 he was appointed to the Cabinet as Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, where he remained until being moved to DEFRA in 2012.

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

MP DETAILS
AddressOwen Paterson MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Phone Number020 7219 4272
Political PartyConservative
Email Addressoffice@northshropshireconservatives.com
ConstituencyNorth Shropshire
GenderMale
Date of Birth24/06/1956
TwitterTwitter Profile
Party PageWebsite
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2015 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
51.4%
20.1%
6.0%
4.9 %
17.6%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Green Party
UKIP
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the North Shropshire constituency in 2015 was 66.60%, lower than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.

2015 CANDIDATES

Candidate Party Gender Date of Birth LinkedIn Website
Andrea AllenUK Independence PartyFemale---
Duncan KerrGreenMale---
Graeme CurrieLabourMale--http://northshropshirelabour.org/
Owen PatersonConservativeMale24 June 1956 (62)--
Tom ThornhillLiberal DemocratMale---

2010 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

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2010 CANDIDATES
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the North Shropshire constituency in 2010 was %, lower than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.

QUIZ RESULTS

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