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Last Updated: Friday, 6 May, 2005, 00:29 GMT 01:29 UK
Result: Gateshead East & Washington West

  LAB HOLD



TOP THREE PARTIES AT A GLANCE
Labour Labour 60.6%
Liberal Democrat Liberal Democrat 21.9%
Conservative Conservative 13.9%
Swing: 7.3% from LAB to LD
IN DETAIL
Name Party Votes % +/- %
Sharon Hodgson Labour 20,997 60.6 -7.5
Frank Hindle Liberal Democrat 7,590 21.9 +7.0
Lee Martin Conservative 4,812 13.9 -0.9
Jim Batty UK Independence Party 1,269 3.7 +1.5
Majority 13,407 38.7  
Turnout 34,668 56.4 +3.9
POLITICAL MAKE UP OF NORTH EAST
A map of North East showing its political make up.

2001 RESULT FOR GATESHEAD EAST & WASHINGTON WEST
Labour Labour 68.1%
Liberal Democrat Liberal Democrat 14.9%
Conservative Conservative 14.8%
Others Others 2.2%


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