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2010 Results:
Conservative: 17512 (38.88%)
Labour: 13927 (30.92%)
Liberal Democrat: 9095 (20.19%)
BNP: 2894 (6.42%)
UKIP: 1476 (3.28%)
Christian: 141 (0.31%)
Majority: 3585 (7.96%)

2005 Results:
Labour: 15250 (37.1%)
Conservative: 13070 (31.8%)
Liberal Democrat: 9528 (23.2%)
Other: 3284 (8%)
Majority: 2180 (5.3%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 13454 (33.9%)
Labour: 17729 (44.6%)
Liberal Democrat: 5479 (13.8%)
UKIP: 1094 (2.8%)
BNP: 1976 (5%)
Majority: 4275 (10.8%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 14235 (30.3%)
Labour: 25059 (53.3%)
Liberal Democrat: 5460 (11.6%)
Referendum: 2281 (4.8%)
Majority: 10824 (23%)

No Boundary Changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Andrew Stephenson (Conservative) Educated at Royal Holloway College, University of London. Macclesfield Councillor from 2003-2007.

2010 election candidates:
portraitAndrew Stephenson (Conservative) Educated at Royal Holloway College, University of London. Macclesfield Councillor from 2003-2007.
portraitGordon Prentice(Labour) (more information at They work for you)
portraitAfzal Anwar (Liberal Democrat) born 1974, Nelson. Barrister.
portraitGraham Cannon (UKIP)
portraitJames Jackman (BNP)
portraitRichard Masih (Christian Party)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 89248
Male: 48.8%
Female: 51.2%
Under 18: 25.7%
Over 60: 20%
Born outside UK: 8.1%
White: 84.9%
Asian: 14.1%
Mixed: 0.7%
Other: 0.2%
Christian: 65.4%
Muslim: 13.4%
Full time students: 2.5%
Graduates 16-74: 13.7%
No Qualifications 16-74: 35.9%
Owner-Occupied: 75.1%
Social Housing: 12.7% (Council: 9.6%, Housing Ass.: 3%)
Privately Rented: 8.7%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 20.4%

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