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 Sheffield Heeley
Other Labour hold
Name Party Votes % +/- %
Meg Munn Labour 19,452 57.0 -3.7
Dave Willis Liberal Democrat 7,748 22.7 +1.4
Carolyn Abbott Conservative 4,864 14.2 -1.4
Rob Unwin Green 774 2.3  
Brian Fischer Socialist Labour 667 2.0  
David Dunn UK Independence 634 1.9  
Majority 11,704 34.3
Turnout 34,139 54.4 -10.6
Swing
Against 1997 General Election 2.6% from Labour to Liberal Democrat
Lab-Con (against 1997) 1.2% from Labour to Conservative

Description
Sheffield Heeley, immediately south of the city centre, has been described as the least remarkable of the six Sheffield constituencies. The seat is a combination of council-rented Victorian terraces and new-ish council estates, and includes high rise accommodations that rise up spectacularly from the Gleadless valley to provide sweeping views of the "Seven Hills City".

As with the city's other five constituencies, Sheffield Heeley was hit hard by the decimation of the city's steel industry during the 1980s and 1990s and unemployment remains above the national average.

The 1991 census put owner occupiers at 52.1% of the population while just over 2% of the electorate was from ethnic minority backgrounds.

Past Results

1997 General Election
 Sheffield Heeley
Labour hold
Name Party Votes %
Bill Michie Labour 26,274 60.7
Roger Davison Liberal Democrat 9,196 21.3
John Harthman Conservative 6,767 15.6
David Mawson Referendum 1,029 2.4
Majority 17,078 39.5
Turnout 43,266 65.0
 
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