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CONSTITUENCY OVERVIEW

CONTROLLING PARTYLabour
ELECTORATE75,593 voters
AREA30 sq. miles


Wakefield is a UK parliament constituency that is represented in the House of Commons by Mary Creagh of the Labour party.

The Wakefield constituency has a total population of 95,662, of which 75,593 are eligible (18+) to vote (79%).

Wakefield ranks 357th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 336th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.

CONSTITUENCY MP

Mary Creagh

Mary Creagh

Mary Helen Creagh (born 2 December 1967) is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Wakefield since 2005 and the Shadow Secretary of State for International Development since November 2014. Creagh has previously held the posts of Shadow Secretary of State for Transport and Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

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

MP DETAILS
AddressMary Creagh MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Phone Number020 7219 4272
Political PartyLabour
Email Addressmary@marycreagh.co.uk
ConstituencyWakefield
GenderFemale
Date of Birth02/12/1967
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2015 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
34.2%
40.3%
3.5%
2.5 %
18.3%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Green Party
UKIP
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Wakefield constituency in 2015 was 60.90%, lower than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.

2015 CANDIDATES

Candidate Party Gender Date of Birth LinkedIn Website
Alan HazelhurstUK Independence PartyMale--http://www.alanhazelhurst.co.uk/
Antony CalvertConservativeMale30 May 1978 (39)-http://www.antony4wakey.com/
Elliot BarrCannabis is Safer than AlcoholMale---
Finbarr CroninLiberal DemocratMale---
Mary CreaghLabourFemale02 December 1967 (50)--
Mick GriffithsTrade Unionist and Socialist CoalitionMale---
Rebecca ThackrayGreenFemale09 September 1960 (57)https://uk.linkedin.com/pub/rebecca-thackray/18/99a/904-

2010 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
35.64%
39.27%
16.33%
%
%
1.96%
5.81%
%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Scottish National
Plaid Cymru
Green Party
BNP
UKIP
2005 GENERAL ELECTION WINNERS
Labour
VOTE COUNTS
PartyVotesShare
 BNP2,5815.8%
 Conservative15,84135.6%
 Green8732%
 Ind14391%
 Labour17,45439.3%
 Liberal-Democrat7,25616.3%
TOTALS
Electorate70,812
Votes44,444
Turnout62.7%
2010 CANDIDATES
ConservativeStory, Alex
LabourCreagh, Mary
Liberal DemocratSmith, David
GreenHawkins, Miriam
BNPSenior, Ian
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Wakefield constituency in 2010 was 62.7%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.

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