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The Sutton Coldfield constituency has a total population of 94,690, of which 75,172 are eligible (18+) to vote (79.4%).
Sutton Coldfield ranks 393th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 359th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.
Andrew John Bower Mitchell (born 23 March 1956) is a British Conservative Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Sutton Coldfield since 2001. He was the MP for Gedling from 1987 to 1997. He served in the Cabinet as Secretary of State for International Development from 2010 to 2012, and then briefly as Government Chief Whip in the House of Commons until he resigned after losing the confidence of many of his colleagues following an alleged altercation with a police officer.
Mitchell was elected President of the Cambridge Union in 1978. A former United Nations military peacekeeper, he has extensive pre-government experience of the developing world, and is the founder of Project Umubano, a Conservative Party social action project in Rwanda and Sierra Leone in central and west Africa, launched in 2007.
Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Mitchell
Election turnout for the Sutton Coldfield constituency in 2015 was 67.80%, higher than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.
|Candidate||Party||Gender||Date of Birth||Website|
|Andrew Mitchell||Conservative||Male||23 March 1956 (65)||-||-|
|Marcus John Brown||UK Independence Party||Male||19 September 1972 (49)||-||http://www.marcusjohnbrown.co.uk/|
|Mark Sleigh||Ubuntu Party||Male||-||-||-|
|Richard Brighton-Knight||Liberal Democrat||Male||-||-||-|
|Liberal Democrat||Brighton, Richard|
Election turnout for the Sutton Coldfield constituency in 2010 was 67.9%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.
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