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Last Updated: Friday, 6 May, 2005, 10:26 GMT 11:26 UK
Result: Pontefract & Castleford

  LAB HOLD



TOP THREE PARTIES AT A GLANCE
Labour Labour 63.7%
Conservative Conservative 17.4%
Liberal Democrat Liberal Democrat 12.0%
Swing: 2.9% from LAB to CON
IN DETAIL
Name Party Votes % +/- %
Yvette Cooper Labour 20,973 63.7 -6.0
Simon Jones Conservative 5,727 17.4 -0.2
Wesley Paxton Liberal Democrat 3,942 12.0 +4.6
Suzy Cass British National Party 1,835 5.6 +5.6
Bob Hague Alliance for Green Socialism 470 1.4 +1.4
Majority 15,246 46.3  
Turnout 32,947 53.3 +3.6
POLITICAL MAKE UP OF YORKSHIRE & THE HUMBER
A map of Yorkshire & the Humber showing its political make up.

2001 RESULT FOR PONTEFRACT & CASTLEFORD
Labour Labour 69.7%
Conservative Conservative 17.6%
Liberal Democrat Liberal Democrat 7.4%
Others Others 5.3%


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