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LD GAIN FROM LAB

Top three parties at a glance

Political Party Vote Share %
Liberal Democrat
45.2
Labour
32.7
Conservative
13.8

Constituency Swing

21.8% From LAB to LD


Candidates

Name Party Votes % +/-
Ian Swales Liberal Democrat 18,955 45.2 +25.0
Vera Baird Labour 13,741 32.7 -18.6
Steve Mastin Conservative 5,790 13.8 -4.1
Martin Bulmer UK Independence Party 1,875 4.5 +3.0
Kevin Broughton British National Party 1,475 3.5 +1.0
Hannah Walter Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition 127 0.3 +0.3
Majority 5,214 12.4
Turnout 41,963 62.5 +4.5

2005 Result

Party   Votes Share
Labour
51.4%
Liberal Democrat
20.2%
Conservative
17.9%
Others
10.5%

Based on a notional - or estimated - result if boundary changes have affected this seat.
For real result, see Election 2005.

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