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Basildon and Billericay

2010 Results:
Conservative: 21922 (52.74%)
Labour: 9584 (23.06%)
Liberal Democrat: 6538 (15.73%)
BNP: 1934 (4.65%)
UKIP: 1591 (3.83%)
Majority: 12338 (29.68%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Conservative: 18092 (46.5%)
Labour: 12840 (33%)
Liberal Democrat: 4982 (12.8%)
Other: 3006 (7.7%)
Majority: 5252 (13.5%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 25487 (52.2%)
Labour: 14281 (29.2%)
Liberal Democrat: 6471 (13.2%)
BNP: 1435 (2.9%)
UKIP: 1184 (2.4%)
Majority: 11206 (22.9%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 21608 (47.4%)
Labour: 16595 (36.4%)
Liberal Democrat: 6323 (13.9%)
UKIP: 1072 (2.4%)
Majority: 5013 (11%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 22033 (39.8%)
Labour: 20677 (37.3%)
Liberal Democrat: 8763 (15.8%)
Other: 3947 (7.1%)
Majority: 1356 (2.4%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: John Baron(Conservative) (more information at They work for you)

2010 election candidates:
portraitJohn Baron(Conservative) (more information at They work for you)
portraitAllan Davies (Labour) Basildon councillor
portraitMike Hibbs (Liberal Democrat)
portraitAlan Broad (UKIP)
portraitIrene Bateman (BNP)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 84261
Male: 48.2%
Female: 51.8%
Under 18: 23.2%
Over 60: 20.9%
Born outside UK: 4.5%
White: 97.1%
Black: 0.6%
Asian: 1%
Mixed: 0.9%
Other: 0.4%
Christian: 74.1%
Full time students: 1.7%
Graduates 16-74: 12.9%
No Qualifications 16-74: 31.6%
Owner-Occupied: 70.7%
Social Housing: 23.5% (Council: 17.9%, Housing Ass.: 5.6%)
Privately Rented: 4%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 2.1%

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