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Last Updated: Friday, 6 May, 2005, 17:01 GMT 18:01 UK
Result: Ipswich
For consistency in its results data, the BBC only compares general election results with previous general election results. For this reason, the result of the 2001 by-election in this seat (won by Labour) is ignored.

  LAB HOLD



TOP THREE PARTIES AT A GLANCE
Labour Labour 43.8%
Conservative Conservative 31.1%
Liberal Democrat Liberal Democrat 20.2%
Swing: 4.0% from LAB to CON
IN DETAIL
Name Party Votes % +/- %
Chris Mole Labour 18,336 43.8 -7.5
Paul West Conservative 13,004 31.1 +0.6
Richard Atkins Liberal Democrat 8,464 20.2 +5.0
Alison West UK Independence Party 1,134 2.7 +1.1
Jervis Kay English Democrats 641 1.5 +1.5
Sally Wainman Independent 299 0.7 +0.7
Majority 5,332 12.7  
Turnout 41,878 60.8 +3.8
POLITICAL MAKE UP OF EASTERN
A map of Eastern showing its political make up.

2001 RESULT FOR IPSWICH
Labour Labour 51.3%
Conservative Conservative 30.5%
Liberal Democrat Liberal Democrat 15.2%
Others Others 3.0%


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