Please note this website was created for the 2015 General Election. Due to the lack of preparation time, we have not updated this website for the 2017 Election. Why?
Please note that we are currently updating our website to represent the results of the 2015 General Election, the newly elected MPs and their respective constituencies.
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.
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
|Address||Owen Paterson MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA|
|Phone Number||020 7219 4272|
|Date of Birth||24/06/1956|
|Wikipedia Page||Visit Wiki|
Election turnout for the North Shropshire constituency in 2015 was 66.60%, lower than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.
|Candidate||Party||Gender||Date of Birth||Website|
|Andrea Allen||UK Independence Party||Female||-||-||-|
|Owen Paterson||Conservative||Male||24 June 1956 (62)||-||-|
|Tom Thornhill||Liberal Democrat||Male||-||-||-|
Election turnout for the North Shropshire constituency in 2010 was %, lower than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.
This graph shows the results from 107 people in the North Shropshire constituency who have taken our quiz, displaying which party best matches their opinions of the series of questions we ask.
If you haven't taken our insightful quiz that shows you who you should be voting for at the 2015 general election, why not give it a go:
Information about what to expect at the general election 2015, including timetable of events, results and guides.
Watch political debates, party political broadcasts, PMQ's and interviews with party candidates and MPs.
How does your city compare with others across the UK, including population, employment and earnings.
Find out more about your local constituency, including local information, polls and MPs.