sheffield hallam Constituency Details

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CONSTITUENCY OVERVIEW

CONTROLLING PARTYLiberal Democrat
ELECTORATE73,291 voters
AREA52 sq. miles


Sheffield, Hallam is a UK parliament constituency that is represented in the House of Commons by Nick Clegg of the Liberal Democrat party.

The Sheffield, Hallam constituency has a total population of 90,105, of which 73,291 are eligible (18+) to vote (81.3%).

Sheffield, Hallam ranks 286th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 432th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.

CONSTITUENCY MP

Nick Clegg

Nick Clegg

Nicholas William Peter "Nick" Clegg (born 7 January 1967) is a British politician who since 2010 has been Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Lord President of the Council (with special responsibility for political and constitutional reform), as part of the coalition government headed by Prime Minister David Cameron. Clegg has been the leader of the Liberal Democrats since 2007, and a member of parliament (MP) representing Sheffield Hallam since 2005. Having attended the University of Cambridge, the University of Minnesota, and the College of Europe, he was previously a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) and an award-winning journalist for the Financial Times.

Clegg was elected to the House of Commons at the 2005 general election and became the Liberal Democrats' Home Affairs spokesperson in 2006. He became Deputy Prime Minister following the 2010 general election, when the Liberal Democrats formed a coalition government with the Conservative Party. As well as his parliamentary roles, Clegg has contributed to many pamphlets and books on political issues. Clegg is a fluent speaker of five European languages. Before entering politics he was a journalist, lecturer, political consultant, and an adviser to Leon Brittan.

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

MP DETAILS
AddressNick Clegg MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Phone Number020 7219 4272
Political PartyLiberal Democrat
Email Addressnickclegg@sheffieldhallam.org.uk
ConstituencySheffield, Hallam
GenderMale
Date of Birth07/01/1967
WebsiteWebsite
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2015 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
13.6%
35.8%
40.0%
3.2 %
6.4%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Green Party
UKIP
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Sheffield Hallam constituency in 2015 was 75.30%, higher than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.

2015 CANDIDATES

Candidate Party Gender Date of Birth LinkedIn Website
Carlton ReeveIndependentMale06 April 1970 (48)http://uk.linkedin.com/in/carltonreevehttp://carltonreeve.co.uk/
Ian WalkerConservativeMale--http://www.iangwalker.co.uk/
Jim Stop The Fiasco WildIndependentMale---
Joe JenkinsUK Independence PartyMale---
Nick CleggLiberal DemocratMale07 January 1967 (51)http://uk.linkedin.com/in/nickclegg/enhttp://www.nickclegg.org.uk/
Oliver CoppardLabourMale--http://www.betterforsheffield.co.uk/
Peter GarbuttGreenMale---
Steve CleggEnglish DemocratsMale28 February 1969 (49)--

2010 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
23.55%
16.09%
53.44%
%
%
1.8%
%
2.34%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Scottish National
Plaid Cymru
Green Party
BNP
UKIP
2005 GENERAL ELECTION WINNERS
Lib-Dem
VOTE COUNTS
PartyVotesShare
 ChP2500.5%
 Conservative12,04023.5%
 ED5861.1%
 Green9191.8%
 Ind14290.8%
 Labour8,22816.1%
 Liberal-Democrat27,32453.4%
 MRLP1640.3%
 UK-Independence-Party1,1952.3%
TOTALS
Electorate68,798
Votes51,135
Turnout73.7%
2010 CANDIDATES
ConservativeBates, Nicola
LabourScott, Jack
Liberal DemocratClegg, Nick
GreenBarnard, Steve
UKIPJames, Nigel
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Sheffield Hallam constituency in 2010 was 73.7%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.

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