By-elections 2011 - Page 2

Feltham and Heston By election
Result
Seema Malhotra (Labour) 12639 54.4% (+10.8%)
Mark Bowen (Conservative) 6436 27.7% (-6.3%)
Roger Crouch (Liberal Democrat) 1364 5.9% (-7.8%)
Andrew Charalambous (UKIP) 1276 5.5% (+3.5%)
Dave Furness (BNP) 540 2.3% (-1.2%)
Daniel Goldsmith (Green) 426 1.8% (+0.7%)
Roger Cooper (English Democrats) 322 1.4% (n/a)
George Hallam (People Before Profit) 128 0.6% (n/a)
David Bishop (Buss Pass Elvis) 93 0.4% (n/a)
MAJORITY 6203 26.7% (+17.1%)
Turnout 28.8% (-31.1%)
Candidates
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Seema Malhotra (Labour) Born London. Educated at Warwick University. Management consultant and former chair of the Fabian Society. Contested South West London 2004 London assembly election.
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Mark Bowen (Conservative) Educated at Bryngwyn Comprehensive School and Greenwich University. IT project leader for British Airways. Hounslow councillor since 2002. Deputy leader of Hounslow council. Contested Feltham and Heston 2005, 2010.
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Roger Crouch (Liberal Democrat)
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Andrew Charalambous (UKIP) Born 1967, Highgate. Educated at William Foster School and Queen Mary College London. Non practicising barrister. Runs a social housing company. Contested Tottenham 1992, Edmonton 2010 for the Conservatives.
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Dave Furness (BNP) Born London. Works in the computer industry. Contested Ealing North 2010.
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Daniel Goldsmith (Green)
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Roger Cooper (English Democrats) Born 1945, Hertfordshire. Catering consultant. Contested South West and Londonwide list in 2008 London elections. Contested London region in 2009 European elections. Contested Uxbridge and South Ruislip 2010.
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George Hallam (People Before Profit) Contested Lewisham East 2010.
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David Bishop (Buss Pass Elvis) Painter, decorator and poet – writing under the pen name of Lord Biro. Contested Tatton 1997, Brentwood and Ongar 2001, Erewash 2005, Haltemprice and Howden by-election 2008, Kettering 2010, Oldham East and Saddleworth by-election 2011.

Inverclyde By election
Result
Iain McKenzie (Labour) 15118 53.8% (+10.8%)
Anne McLaughlin (SNP) 9280 33% (-6.3%)
David Wilson (Conservative) 2784 9.9% (-7.8%)
Sophie Bridger (Liberal Democrat) 627 2.2% (+3.5%)
Mitch Sorbie (UKIP) 288 1% (-1.2%)
MAJORITY 5838 20.8% (-17.6%)
Turnout 45.4% (-18%)
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Iain McKenzie (Labour) Born 1959, Greenock. Inverclyde councillor since 2003. Leader of Inverclyde council 2011.
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Anne McLaughlin (SNP) Born 1966, Greenock. Educated at Port Glasgow High School and Glasgow University. Contested Glasgow Rutherglen 2001, 2003 Scottish Parliament election, Glasgow Springburn 2007 Scottish Parliament election. Member of the Scottish Parliament for Glasgow 2009-2011.
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David Wilson (Conservative) Inverclyde councillor. Contested Inverclyde 2010.
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Sophie Bridger (Liberal Democrat) Educated at Warden Park School and Glasgow University. Contested Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn 2011.
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Mitch Sorbie (UKIP) Born Alexandria. Nightclub proprietor. Contested West of Scotland 2011

Belfast West By election
Result
Paul Maskey (Sinn Fein) 16211 70.6% (-0.5%)
Alex Attwood (SDLP) 3088 13.5% (-2.9%)
Gerry Carroll (People before Profit) 1751 7.6% (n/a)
Brian Kingston (DUP) 1393 6.1% (-1.5%)
Bill Manwaring (UUP) 386 1.7% (-1.4%)
Aaron McIntyre (Alliance) 122 0.5% (-1.4%)
MAJORITY 13123 57.1% (+2.4%)
Turnout 37.5% (-16.5%)
Candidates
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Paul Maskey (Sinn Fein) Born 1969. Belfast councillor 2001-2009. MLA for Belfast West since 2007.
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Alex Attwood (SDLP) Born 1959, Belfast. Educated at Queens University. Solicitor. Belfast councillor since 1985. Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly for Belfast West since 1998. NI Minister for Social Development since 2010. Contested West Belfast 2001, 2005, 2010.
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Gerry Carroll (People before Profit) Contested Belfast West 2011 Assembly election
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Brian Kingston (DUP) Belfast councillor since 2010
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Bill Manwaring (UUP) Contested Belfast West 2010, 2011 Assembly election. Later defected to the Conservative party
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Aaron McIntyre (Alliance) Archeology student
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