orkney and shetland Constituency Details

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CONSTITUENCY OVERVIEW

CONTROLLING PARTYLiberal Democrat
ELECTORATE0 voters
AREA1,059 sq. miles


Orkney and Shetland is a UK parliament constituency that is represented in the House of Commons by Alistair Carmichael of the Liberal Democrat party.

The Orkney and Shetland constituency has a total population of 0, of which 0 are eligible (18+) to vote (%).

Orkney and Shetland ranks 13th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.

CONSTITUENCY MP

Alistair Carmichael

Alistair Carmichael

Alexander Morrison "Alistair" Carmichael PC (born 15 July 1965) is a Liberal Democrat politician and the Member of Parliament (MP) for the Scottish seat of Orkney and Shetland since the 2001 general election.

He is the Deputy Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats and, since 7 October 2013, the Secretary of State for Scotland in the UK coalition government.

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

MP DETAILS
AddressAlistair Carmichael MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Phone Number020 7219 4272
Political PartyLiberal Democrat
Email Addresscarmichaela@parliament.uk
ConstituencyOrkney and Shetland
GenderMale
Date of Birth15/07/1965
WebsiteWebsite
TwitterTwitter Profile
Party PageWebsite
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2015 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
7.1%
4.8%
%
%
41.4 %
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Green Party
UKIP
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Orkney And Shetland constituency in 2015 was 8.9%, lower than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.

2015 CANDIDATES

Candidate Party Gender Date of Birth LinkedIn Website
Alistair CarmichaelLiberal DemocratMale15 July 1965 (52)-http://www.alistaircarmichael.co.uk/
Danus SkeneScottish NationalMale--http://www.orkneysnp.org.uk/
Donald CameronConservativeMale---
Gerry McGarveyLabourMale13 July 1962 (55)http://www.shetlandlabour.org.uk/http://scottishlabour.wix.com/gerry4orkneyshetland
Robert SmithUK Independence PartyMale---

2010 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
10.5%
10.65%
61.97%
10.56%
%
%
%
6.32%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Scottish National
Plaid Cymru
Green Party
BNP
UKIP
2005 GENERAL ELECTION WINNERS
Lib-Dem
VOTE COUNTS
PartyVotesShare
TOTALS
Turnout58.5%
2010 CANDIDATES
ConservativeNairn, Frank
LabourCooper, Mark
Liberal DemocratCarmichael, Alistair
SNPMowat, John
UKIPSmith, Robert
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Orkney And Shetland constituency in 2010 was 58.5%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.

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