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Top three parties at a glance

Political Party Vote Share %
Labour
47.8
Conservative
26.1
Liberal Democrat
15.2

Constituency Swing

1.1% From CON to LAB


Candidates

Name Party Votes % +/-
Jack Straw Labour 21,751 47.8 +5.7
Michael Law-Riding Conservative 11,895 26.1 +3.5
Paul English Liberal Democrat 6,918 15.2 -5.4
Robin Evans British National Party 2,158 4.7 -0.7
Bushra Irfanullah Bushra Irfan of Blackburn 1,424 3.1 +3.1
Bobby Anwar UK Independence Party 942 2.1 -0.2
Grace Astley Independent 238 0.5 +0.5
Janis Sharp Independent 173 0.4 +0.4
Majority 9,856 21.7
Turnout 45,499 62.9 +5.2

2005 Result

Party   Votes Share
Labour
42.1%
Conservative
22.7%
Liberal Democrat
20.6%
Others
14.6%

Based on a notional - or estimated - result if boundary changes have affected this seat.
For real result, see Election 2005.

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