Ludlow

The Ludlow constituency covers most of the southern half of the county of Shropshire.
 
The largest towns being Bridgnorth and Ludlow. The area extends almost to Ironbridge - the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution - in the north, to the Welsh border in the west and to Ludlow in the south.
 
The area includes the Shropshire Hills and is noted as being one of the most beautiful areas in England.
 
Ludlow (Photo Shropshire) Ludlow (Photo Shropshire)
Bridgnorth (Photo Shropshire) Ludlow Castle (Photo Shropshire)
Bishop's Castle (Photo Shropshire) Stretton Hills (Photo Shropshire)

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General Election 2017: Ludlow
  Party Candidate Votes % ±%
  Conservative Philip Dunne 31,433 62.9 8.6
  Labour Julia Buckley 12,147 24.3 12.0
  Liberal Democrat Heather Kidd 5,336 10.7 -2.8
  Green Hilary Wendt 1,054 2.1 -3.0
    Majority 19,286    
 
General Election 2015: Ludlow
  Party Candidate Votes % ±%
  Conservative Philip Dunne 26,093 54.3 1.5
  UKIP David Kelly 7,164 14.9 10.5
  Liberal Democrat Charlotte Barnes 6,469 13.5 -19.3
  Labour Simon Slater 5,902 12.3 5.6
  Green Janet Phillips 2,435 5.1 1.5
    Majority 18,929    
 
General Election 2010: Ludlow
  Party Candidate Votes % ±%
  Conservative Philip Dunne 25,720 52.8 7.7
  Liberal Democrat Heather Kidd 15,971 32.8 -7.9
  Labour Tony Hunt 3,272 6.7 -4.0
  UKIP Christopher Gill 2,127 4.4 2.7
  BNP Christina Evans 1,016 2.1 2.1
  Green Jacqui Morrish 447 0.9 -0.9
  Monster Raving Loony Alan Powell 179 0.4 0.4
    Majority 9,749    
 
General Election 2005: Ludlow
  Party Candidate Votes % ±%
  Conservative Philip Dunne 20,979 45.1 5.7
  Liberal Democrat Matthew Green 18,952 40.7 -2.5
  Labour Nigel Knowles 4,974 10.7 -2.7
  Green Jim Gaffney 852 1.8 -0.2
  UKIP Michael Zuckerman 783 1.7 -0.3
    Majority 2,027    
 
In May 2009 the local government structure in Shropshire was reorganised from a two-tier system with a county council and five district/borough councils, to a unitary authority, Shropshire Council.
 
The political composition of the Shropshire Council is currently:
 
  County Ludlow Constituency
Conservative 46 13
LibDem 13 6
Labour 9 1
Green 1 0
Independent 5 2
TOTAL 74 22

 

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I am not currently a Member of Parliament as Parliament has been dissolved until after the General Election on 12th December 2019. This website will not be updated during the election campaign and is for reference of my work when I was a Member of Parliament.

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