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 Windsor
Other Conservative hold
Name Party Votes % +/- %
Michael Trend Conservative 19,900 47.3 -0.9
Nick Pinfield Liberal Democrat 11,011 26.1 -2.6
Mark Muller Labour 10,137 24.1 +5.8
John Fagan UK Independence 1,062 2.5 +1.9
Majority 8,889 21.1
Turnout 42,110 57.0 -16.5
Swing
Against 1997 General Election 0.8% from Liberal Democrat to Conservative
Lab-Con (against 1997) 3.4% from Conservative to Labour

Description
Windsor is best known for its castle, which dominates the town’s skyline. William the Conqueror chose the site, high above the River Thames and on the edge of a Saxon hunting ground, over 900 years ago.

Today it remains a Royal residence, although it suffered a serious fire in 1992. Within the castle’s precincts stands St George's Chapel, the resting place of 10 sovereigns, which was founded by Edward IV in 1475 and completed by Henry VIII.

There are other noteworthy towns in the constituency too. Eton, opposite Windsor on the northern bank of the river, is dominated by one of the most exclusive and well known public schools in the UK, if not the world: Prince William left Eton College in 2000, and his younger brother Prince Harry is still studying there.

The majority of the electorate are in the professional, managerial or technical socio-economic groups; and over four-fifths of people have access to at least one car.

Past Results

1997 General Election
 Windsor
Conservative hold
Name Party Votes %
Michael Trend Conservative 24,476 48.2
Chris Fox Liberal Democrat 14,559 28.7
Amanda Williams Labour 9,287 18.3
James McDermott Referendum 1,676 3.3
Paul Bradshaw Liberal Party 388 0.8
E Bigg UK Independence 302 0.6
Ronald Parr Independent 93 0.2
Majority 9,917 19.5
Turnout 50,781 73.5
 
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