penrith and the border Constituency Details

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CONSTITUENCY OVERVIEW

CONTROLLING PARTYConservative
ELECTORATE66,731 voters
AREA1,210 sq. miles


Penrith and The Border is a UK parliament constituency that is represented in the House of Commons by Rory Stewart of the Conservative party.

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.

CONSTITUENCY MP

Rory Stewart

Rory Stewart

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

MP DETAILS
AddressRory Stewart MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Phone Number020 7219 4272
Political PartyConservative
Email Addressrory@rorystewart.co.uk
ConstituencyPenrith and The Border
GenderMale
Date of Birth03/01/1973
WebsiteWebsite
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Party PageWebsite
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2015 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
59.7%
14.4%
8.5%
5.3 %
12.2%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Green Party
UKIP
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Penrith And The Border constituency in 2015 was 67.40%, higher than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.

2015 CANDIDATES

Candidate Party Gender Date of Birth LinkedIn Website
Bryan BurrowGreenMale---
John StanyerUK Independence PartyMale12 March 1964 (53)--
Lee RushworthLabourMale---
Neil HughesLiberal DemocratMale---
Rory StewartConservativeMale03 January 1973 (44)-http://www.rorystewart.co.uk/

2010 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
53.39%
12.94%
28.46%
%
%
%
2.42%
2.79%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Scottish National
Plaid Cymru
Green Party
BNP
UKIP
2005 GENERAL ELECTION WINNERS
Conservative
VOTE COUNTS
PartyVotesShare
TOTALS
Turnout69.8%
2010 CANDIDATES
ConservativeStewart, Rory
LabourCannon, Barbara
Liberal DemocratThornton, Peter
BNPDavidson, Chris
UKIPStanyer, John
ELECTION TURNOUT

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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