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Last Updated: Friday, 6 May, 2005, 02:33 GMT 03:33 UK
Result: Wakefield

  LAB HOLD



TOP THREE PARTIES AT A GLANCE
Labour Labour 43.3%
Conservative Conservative 31.5%
Liberal Democrat Liberal Democrat 16.3%
Swing: 3.7% from LAB to CON
IN DETAIL
Name Party Votes % +/- %
Mary Creagh Labour 18,802 43.3 -6.6
Alec Shelbrooke Conservative 13,648 31.5 +0.9
David Ridgway Liberal Democrat 7,063 16.3 +3.9
Grant Rowe British National Party 1,328 3.1 +3.1
Derek Hardcastle Green 1,297 3.0 +0.4
John Upex UK Independence Party 467 1.1 -0.5
Paul McEnhill English Democrats 356 0.8 +0.8
Mick Griffiths Socialist Alternative 319 0.7 +0.7
Linda Sheridan Socialist Labour Party 101 0.2 -1.3
Majority 5,154 11.9  
Turnout 43,381 59.3 +4.8
POLITICAL MAKE UP OF YORKSHIRE & THE HUMBER
A map of Yorkshire & the Humber showing its political make up.

2001 RESULT FOR WAKEFIELD
Labour Labour 49.9%
Conservative Conservative 30.6%
Liberal Democrat Liberal Democrat 12.4%
Others Others 7.1%


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