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Ayr Carrick and Cumnock

2010 Results:
Conservative: 11721 (25.54%)
Labour: 21632 (47.14%)
Liberal Democrat: 4264 (9.29%)
SNP: 8276 (18.03%)
Majority: 9911 (21.6%)

2005 Results:
Labour: 20433 (45.4%)
Conservative: 10436 (23.2%)
Liberal Democrat: 6341 (14.1%)
SNP: 5932 (13.2%)
Other: 1906 (4.2%)
Majority: 9997 (22.2%)

Boundary changes prior to 2005 election: Name of seat changed from Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley.

2001 Result
Conservative: 7318 (18.2%)
Labour: 22174 (55.3%)
Liberal Democrat: 2932 (7.3%)
SNP: 6258 (15.6%)
Other: 1425 (3.6%)
Majority: 14856 (37%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 8336 (17%)
Labour: 29398 (59.8%)
Liberal Democrat: 2613 (5.3%)
SNP: 8190 (16.7%)
Referendum: 634 (1.3%)
Majority: 21062 (42.8%)

No Boundary Changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Sandra Osborne(Labour) (more information at They work for you)

2010 election candidates:
portraitWilliam Grant (Conservative)
portraitSandra Osborne(Labour) (more information at They work for you)
portraitJames Taylor (Liberal Democrat)
portraitCharles Brodie (SNP)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 93131
Male: 47.7%
Female: 52.3%
Under 18: 22.2%
Over 60: 24.4%
Born outside UK: 2.2%
White: 99.4%
Asian: 0.2%
Other: 0.2%
Christian: 69.5%
Graduates 16-74: 16.6%
No Qualifications 16-74: 38.6%
Owner-Occupied: 63.4%
Social Housing: 27.3% (Council: 24.8%, Housing Ass.: 2.5%)
Privately Rented: 5.1%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 3.1%

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