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 Worsley
Other Labour hold
Name Party Votes % +/- %
Terry Lewis Labour 20,193 57.1 -5.1
Tobias Ellwood Conservative 8,406 23.8 -0.4
Robert Bleakley Liberal Democrat 6,188 17.5 +3.9
Dorothy Entwistle Socialist Labour 576 1.6  
Majority 11,787 33.3
Turnout 35,363 51.0 -16.8
Swing
Against 1997 General Election 2.3% from Labour to Conservative

Description
Worsley is a small town, to the south of Bolton and west of Salford, which gives its name to a constituency neither large nor small, half urban and half rural.

Worsley includes some of the most sought-after residential areas in Greater Manchester. Council literature describes "pastoral beauty" that surrounds Worsley town, and its canal is lined with timbered 19th century buildings, including the Court House and Worsley Old Hall.

Four of the council wards found in this cross-borough constituency are part of the city of Salford with three more from Wigan borough completing the set. Overall, sixteen out of the 21 council seats in Worsley are held by Labour, with the Liberal Democrats holding four and the Tories bringing up the rear with just one.

Labourís Terry Lewis has sat here since 1983.

Past Results

1997 General Election
 Worsley
Labour hold
Name Party Votes %
Terry Lewis Labour 29,083 62.2
Damien Garrido Conservative 11,342 24.2
Robert Bleakley Liberal Democrat 6,356 13.6
Majority 17,741 37.9
Turnout 46,781 67.8
 
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