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CONSTITUENCY OVERVIEW

CONTROLLING PARTYConservative
ELECTORATE78,038 voters
AREA19 sq. miles


Reading West is a UK parliament constituency that is represented in the House of Commons by Alok Sharma of the Conservative party.

The Reading West constituency has a total population of 101,843, of which 78,038 are eligible (18+) to vote (76.6%).

Reading West ranks 411th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 210th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.

CONSTITUENCY MP

Alok Sharma

Alok Sharma

Alok Sharma (born 7 September 1967) is an Indian-born British politician with the Conservative Party in the United Kingdom. He was elected in 2010 as Member of Parliament for Reading West county constituency in and around the town of Reading in the county of Berkshire.

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

MP DETAILS
AddressAlok Sharma MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Phone Number020 7219 4272
Political PartyConservative
Email Addressalok@readingwestconservatives.com
ConstituencyReading West
GenderMale
Date of Birth07/09/1967
TwitterTwitter Profile
Party PageWebsite
Wikipedia PageVisit Wiki

2015 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
47.7%
33.9%
4.9%
2.9 %
10.0%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Green Party
UKIP
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Reading West constituency in 2015 was 66.90%, lower than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.

2015 CANDIDATES

Candidate Party Gender Date of Birth LinkedIn Website
Alok SharmaConservativeMale07 September 1967 (51)--
Malik AzamUK Independence PartyMale---
Meri O'ConnellLiberal DemocratFemale--http://merioconnell.mycouncillor.org.uk/
Miriam KennetGreenFemale---
Neil AdamsTrade Unionist and Socialist CoalitionMale---
Philip Frederick WestThe Roman Party. AveMale---
Suzie FergusonIndependentFemale22 May 1980 (38)-http://suzieferguson4readingwest.org/
Victoria GroulefLabourFemale--http://www.bestforreadingwest.co.uk/

2010 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
43.18%
30.55%
20.08%
%
%
1.22%
%
3.17%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Scottish National
Plaid Cymru
Green Party
BNP
UKIP
2005 GENERAL ELECTION WINNERS
Labour
VOTE COUNTS
PartyVotesShare
 Conservative20,52343.2%
 CSP8521.8%
 Green5821.2%
 Labour14,51930.5%
 Liberal-Democrat9,54620.1%
 UK-Independence-Party1,5083.2%
TOTALS
Electorate72,120
Votes47,530
Turnout65.9%
2010 CANDIDATES
ConservativeSharma, Alok
LabourSarkar, Naz
Liberal DemocratBenson, Daisy
GreenWindisch, Adrian
UKIPHay, Bruce
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Reading West constituency in 2010 was 65.9%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.

QUIZ RESULTS

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