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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.
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
Election turnout for the Welwyn Hatfield constituency in 2015 was 68.50%, higher than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.
|Candidate||Party||Gender||Date of Birth||Website|
|Arthur Stevens||UK Independence Party||Male||-||-||-|
|Grant Shapps||Conservative||Male||14 September 1968 (50)||-||http://www.shapps.com/|
|Hugh Annand||Liberal Democrat||Male||-||-||-|
|Richard Shattock||Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition||Male||14 August 1991 (27)||-||-|
|Liberal Democrat||Zukowskyj, Paul|
Election turnout for the Welwyn Hatfield constituency in 2010 was 68%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.
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