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Edinburgh North & Leith LAB Wins 
Electorate - "61,617" Top-up region:Lothians

 Candidates
Malcolm Chisholm LAB   17203  
Anne Dana SNP   9467  
Jamie Sempill CON   5030  
Sebastian Tombs LD   4039  
Ron Brown SSP   907  
Maj: 7736  
Turn-out: 57.8%  

 
 Description
"The seat covers an area north from the New Town, an elegant Georgian district in fine neo-classical style, to Leith - Edinburgh's historic port and centre for the city's engineering, fishing and whisky industries. Leith was once an unashamedly working-class area marked by brooding tenements, but today some bright redevelopments have brought it yuppified housing and arguably the best concentration of bars and restaurants in the city - leading it to be dubbed ""Leith-sur-Mer"". But not all has been transformed and a number of council estates remain, along with a majority manual, working-class population that should ensure, for the time being, the continuation of Labour election victories.
 

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