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CONSTITUENCY OVERVIEW

CONTROLLING PARTYConservative
ELECTORATE84,459 voters
AREA225 sq. miles


Wantage is a UK parliament constituency that is represented in the House of Commons by Ed Vaizey of the Conservative party.

The Wantage constituency has a total population of 108,663, of which 84,459 are eligible (18+) to vote (77.7%).

Wantage ranks 111th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 102th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.

CONSTITUENCY MP

Ed Vaizey

Ed Vaizey

Edward Henry Butler Vaizey (born 5 June 1968) is a British Conservative Party politician.

From 2010 to 2016 Vaizey was the Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries, with responsibilities in the Departments for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS). He had served since 2014 as a Minister in the Department for Culture and Department for Business, responsible for digital industries. He was appointed a member of the Privy Council in July 2016.

He was elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for the constituency of Wantage at the 2005 general election, and was re-elected in the 2010 general election being again returned to the House of Commons in the 2015 election.

A former barrister, Vaizey is also a regular media columnist and political commentator.

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

MP DETAILS
AddressEd Vaizey MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Phone Number020 7219 4272
Political PartyConservative
Email Addressed@vaizey.com
ConstituencyWantage
GenderMale
Date of Birth05/06/1968
WebsiteWebsite
TwitterTwitter Profile
Party PageWebsite
Wikipedia PageVisit Wiki

2015 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
53.3%
16.0%
13.1%
5.1 %
12.5%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Green Party
UKIP
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Wantage constituency in 2015 was 69.80%, higher than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.

2015 CANDIDATES

Candidate Party Gender Date of Birth LinkedIn Website
Alex MeredithLiberal DemocratMale--http://alexmeredith4wantage.com/
Ed VaizeyConservativeMale05 June 1968 (50)-http://www.vaizey.com/
Kate PrendergastGreenFemale---
Lee UpcraftUK Independence PartyMale--http://www.ukipwantage.org/index.php
Stephen WebbLabourMale--http://www.stephenwebb.org.uk/

2010 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
51.98%
13.94%
27.93%
%
%
1.85%
%
4.3%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Scottish National
Plaid Cymru
Green Party
BNP
UKIP
2005 GENERAL ELECTION WINNERS
Conservative
VOTE COUNTS
PartyVotesShare
 Conservative29,28452%
 Green1,0441.9%
 Labour7,85513.9%
 Liberal-Democrat15,73727.9%
 UK-Independence-Party2,4214.3%
TOTALS
Electorate80,456
Votes56,341
Turnout70%
2010 CANDIDATES
ConservativeVaizey, Ed
LabourMitchell, Steven
Liberal DemocratArmitage, Alan
GreenTwine, Adam
UKIPJones, Jacqueline
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Wantage constituency in 2010 was 70%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.

QUIZ RESULTS

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