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CONSTITUENCY OVERVIEW

CONTROLLING PARTYLabour
ELECTORATE65,445 voters
AREA53 sq. miles


Wansbeck is a UK parliament constituency that is represented in the House of Commons by Ian Lavery of the Labour party.

The Wansbeck constituency has a total population of 81,847, of which 65,445 are eligible (18+) to vote (80%).

Wansbeck ranks 282th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 529th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.

CONSTITUENCY MP

Ian Lavery

Ian Lavery

Ian Lavery (born 6 January 1963) is a British Labour Party politician, who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Wansbeck since the 2010 general election. Lavery was the President of the National Union of Mineworkers.

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

MP DETAILS
AddressIan Lavery MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Phone Number020 7219 4272
Political PartyLabour
Email Addressian@ianlavery.org.uk
ConstituencyWansbeck
GenderMale
Date of Birth06/01/1963
WebsiteWebsite
TwitterTwitter Profile
Party PageWebsite
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2015 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
21.8%
50.0%
6.2%
3.8 %
18.2%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Green Party
UKIP
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Wansbeck 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
Chris GalleyConservativeMale--http://chrisgalley.com/
Chris HedleyGreenMale---
Ian LaveryLabourMale06 January 1963 (55)-http://www.ianlavery.org.uk/
Melanie HurstUK Independence PartyFemale---
Tom HancockLiberal DemocratMale---

2010 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
17.54%
45.85%
27.48%
%
%
1.57%
3.7%
2.54%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Scottish National
Plaid Cymru
Green Party
BNP
UKIP
2005 GENERAL ELECTION WINNERS
Labour
VOTE COUNTS
PartyVotesShare
 BNP1,4183.7%
 ChP1420.4%
 Conservative6,71417.5%
 Green6011.6%
 Ind13590.9%
 Labour17,54845.8%
 Liberal-Democrat10,51727.5%
 UK-Independence-Party9742.5%
TOTALS
Electorate61,782
Votes38,273
Turnout60.7%
2010 CANDIDATES
ConservativeStorey, Campbell
LabourLavery, Ian
Liberal DemocratReed, Simon
GreenBest, Nic
BNPFinlay, Stephen
UKIPLee-Stokoe, Linda
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Wansbeck constituency in 2010 was 60.7%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.

QUIZ RESULTS

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