south west norfolk Constituency Details

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CONSTITUENCY OVERVIEW

CONTROLLING PARTYConservative
ELECTORATE83,884 voters
AREA506 sq. miles


South West Norfolk is a UK parliament constituency that is represented in the House of Commons by Elizabeth Truss of the Conservative party.

The South West Norfolk constituency has a total population of 105,110, of which 83,884 are eligible (18+) to vote (79.8%).

South West Norfolk ranks 36th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 159th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.

CONSTITUENCY MP

Elizabeth Truss

Elizabeth Truss

Elizabeth Mary "Liz" Truss (born 26 July 1975) is a British Conservative Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for South West Norfolk since the 2010 general election. Since 15 July 2014, she has served as Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

Truss grew up in a left-wing family in Paisley and Leeds, before graduating at the University of Oxford. She worked in sales and as an economist, before becoming deputy director at the think-tank Reform. She was elected in 2010 for South West Norfolk.

As a backbencher, Truss called for reform in a number of policy areas, including childcare, maths education, and the economy. She founded the Free Enterprise Group of Conservative MPs. She has authored and co-authored a number of papers and books, including After the Coalition (2011) and Britannia Unchained (2012).

In September 2012, she was appointed as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State with responsibility for education and childcare in the Department for Education.

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

MP DETAILS
AddressElizabeth Truss MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Phone Number020 7219 4272
Political PartyConservative
Email Addresselizabeth.truss@btconnect.com
ConstituencySouth West Norfolk
GenderFemale
Date of Birth26/07/1975
WebsiteWebsite
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2015 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
50.9%
17.3%
4.4%
4.1 %
23.3%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Green Party
UKIP
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the South West Norfolk constituency in 2015 was 65.10%, lower than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.

2015 CANDIDATES

Candidate Party Gender Date of Birth LinkedIn Website
Elizabeth TrussConservativeFemale26 July 1975 (42)-http://www.elizabethtruss.com/
Paul SmythUK Independence PartyMale--http://www.ukipswnorfolk.org.uk/
Peter SmithLabourMale30 April 1905 (112)-http://www.petersmith4swnorfolk.org/
Rupert Moss-EccardtLiberal DemocratMale16 June 1965 (52)--
Sandra WalmsleyGreenFemale---

2010 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

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ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the South West Norfolk constituency in 2010 was %, lower than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.

QUIZ RESULTS

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