welwyn hatfield Constituency Details

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CONSTITUENCY OVERVIEW

CONTROLLING PARTYConservative
ELECTORATE84,628 voters
AREA44 sq. miles


Welwyn Hatfield is a UK parliament constituency that is represented in the House of Commons by Grant Shapps of the Conservative party.

The Welwyn Hatfield constituency has a total population of 106,827, of which 84,628 are eligible (18+) to vote (79.2%).

Welwyn Hatfield ranks 302th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 132th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.

CONSTITUENCY MP

Grant Shapps

Grant Shapps

Grant Shapps (born 14 September 1968) is a British Conservative Party politician, former Minister of State at the Department for International Development. A former co-chairman of the Conservative Party, he is the member of parliament for Welwyn Hatfield in England. He first won the seat, as Grant V Shapps, in the general election of 5 May 2005. Shapps was returned to parliament in the May 2010 election with a majority of 17,423, which fell to 12,153 in 2015. On 9 June 2010, Shapps was appointed as a Privy Counsellor.

On 4 September 2012, he was appointed Conservative Party Co-Chairman, replacing Baroness Warsi; he was also appointed Minister without portfolio in the Cabinet Office. His salary was paid by the party. On 11 May 2015, Shapps lost his positions as Conservative party co-chairman and minister without portfolio at the Cabinet Office, and was instead appointed minister of state at the Department for International Development. On 28 November 2015, he stood down from his ministerial appointment due to allegations of bullying within the Conservative Party.

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

MP DETAILS
AddressGrant Shapps MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Phone Number020 7219 4272
Political PartyConservative
Email Addressgrant@shapps.com
ConstituencyWelwyn Hatfield
GenderMale
Date of Birth14/09/1968
WebsiteWebsite
TwitterTwitter Profile
Party PageWebsite
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2015 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
50.4%
26.1%
6.3%
3.5 %
13.1%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Green Party
UKIP
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Welwyn Hatfield constituency in 2015 was 68.50%, higher than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.

2015 CANDIDATES

Candidate Party Gender Date of Birth LinkedIn Website
Anawar MiahLabourMale--http://www.anawar.co.uk/
Arthur StevensUK Independence PartyMale---
Grant ShappsConservativeMale14 September 1968 (50)-http://www.shapps.com/
Hugh AnnandLiberal DemocratMale---
Marc ScheimannGreenMale--http://welwynhatfield.greenparty.org.uk/
Michael GreenIndependentMale--http://www.votemichaelgreen.com/
Richard ShattockTrade Unionist and Socialist CoalitionMale14 August 1991 (27)--

2010 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
56.96%
21.38%
16.36%
%
%
1.63%
%
3.35%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Scottish National
Plaid Cymru
Green Party
BNP
UKIP
2005 GENERAL ELECTION WINNERS
Conservative
VOTE COUNTS
PartyVotesShare
 Conservative27,89457%
 Green7961.6%
 Ind11580.3%
 Labour10,47121.4%
 Liberal-Democrat8,01016.4%
 UK-Independence-Party1,6433.4%
TOTALS
Electorate72,058
Votes48,972
Turnout68%
2010 CANDIDATES
ConservativeShapps, Grant
LabourHobday, Mike
Liberal DemocratZukowskyj, Paul
GreenWeston, Jill
UKIPPlatt, David
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Welwyn Hatfield constituency in 2010 was 68%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.

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