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Banff and Buchan

2010 Results:
Conservative: 11841 (30.78%)
Labour: 5382 (13.99%)
Liberal Democrat: 4365 (11.35%)
SNP: 15868 (41.25%)
BNP: 1010 (2.63%)
Majority: 4027 (10.47%)

2005 Results:
SNP: 19044 (51.2%)
Conservative: 7207 (19.4%)
Liberal Democrat: 4952 (13.3%)
Labour: 4476 (12%)
Other: 1537 (4.1%)
Majority: 11837 (31.8%)

Boundary changes prior to 2005 election.

2001 Result
Conservative: 6207 (20.1%)
Labour: 4363 (14.2%)
Liberal Democrat: 2769 (9%)
SNP: 16710 (54.2%)
UKIP: 310 (1%)
Other: 447 (1.5%)
Majority: 10503 (34.1%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 9564 (23.8%)
Labour: 4747 (11.8%)
Liberal Democrat: 2398 (6%)
SNP: 22409 (55.8%)
Referendum: 1060 (2.6%)
Majority: 12845 (32%)

No Boundary Changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Eilidh Whiteford (SNP)

2010 election candidates:
portraitJimmy Buchan (Conservative)
portraitGlen Reynolds (Labour)
portraitGalen Milne (Liberal Democrat)
portraitEilidh Whiteford (SNP)
portraitRichard Payne (BNP)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 86769
Male: 49.7%
Female: 50.3%
Under 18: 23.9%
Over 60: 21.1%
Born outside UK: 2%
White: 99.5%
Other: 0.2%
Christian: 59.9%
Graduates 16-74: 13.9%
No Qualifications 16-74: 37.5%
Owner-Occupied: 66.8%
Social Housing: 24.5% (Council: 21.2%, Housing Ass.: 3.3%)
Privately Rented: 5.4%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 5.7%

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