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The Oldham West and Royton constituency has a total population of 103,126, of which 75,987 are eligible (18+) to vote (73.7%).
Oldham West and Royton ranks 482th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 187th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.
Michael Hugh Meacher (born 4 November 1939) is a British Labour politician, who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Oldham West and Royton since 1997. Previously he had been the MP for Oldham West, first elected in 1970. On 22 February 2007 he declared that he would be standing for the Labour Leadership, challenging Gordon Brown and John McDonnell. On 14 May, however, after talks with John McDonnell, he announced he would stand aside in order to back McDonnell as the "candidate of the left".
Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Meacher
Election turnout for the Oldham West And Royton constituency in 2015 was 59.60%, lower than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.
|Candidate||Party||Gender||Date of Birth||Website|
|Francis Arbour||UK Independence Party||Male||-||-||-|
|Garth Harkness||Liberal Democrat||Male||-||https://www.linkedin.com/pub/garth-harkness/5a/370/785||http://garthharkness.mycouncillor.org.uk/|
|Michael Meacher||Labour||Male||04 November 1939 (81)||-||-|
|Liberal Democrat||Alcock, Mark|
Election turnout for the Oldham West And Royton constituency in 2010 was 59.1%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.
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