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The Penrith and The Border constituency has a total population of 81,895, of which 66,731 are eligible (18+) to vote (81.5%).
Penrith and The Border ranks 11th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 528th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.
Roderick 'Rory' James Nugent Stewart, OBE, MP, FRSL (born 3 January 1973) is a British academic, author, diplomat, documentary maker and Conservative politician and chair of the Defence Select Committee. Since May 2010, he has been the Member of Parliament for Penrith and The Border, in the county of Cumbria, North West England.
Stewart was a senior coalition official in occupied Iraq in 2003–04. He is known for his book about this experience, The Prince of the Marshes (also published under the title Occupational Hazards), and for his 2002 walk across Afghanistan (one part of a larger walk across Asia), which served as the basis for another book, The Places in Between, as well as his later cultural development work in Afghanistan as the Founder and Executive Chairman of the Turquoise Mountain Foundation, a British charity.
Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rory_Stewart
|Address||Rory Stewart MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA|
|Phone Number||020 7219 4272|
|Constituency||Penrith and The Border|
|Date of Birth||03/01/1973|
|Wikipedia Page||Visit Wiki|
Election turnout for the Penrith And The Border constituency in 2015 was 67.40%, higher than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.
|Candidate||Party||Gender||Date of Birth||Website|
|John Stanyer||UK Independence Party||Male||12 March 1964 (54)||-||-|
|Neil Hughes||Liberal Democrat||Male||-||-||-|
|Rory Stewart||Conservative||Male||03 January 1973 (45)||-||http://www.rorystewart.co.uk/|
|Liberal Democrat||Thornton, Peter|
Election turnout for the Penrith And The Border constituency in 2010 was 69.8%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.
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