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Birmingham Hall Green

2010 Results:
Conservative: 7320 (15.02%)
Labour: 16039 (32.92%)
Liberal Democrat: 11988 (24.6%)
UKIP: 950 (1.95%)
Independent: 190 (0.39%)
Respect: 12240 (25.12%)
Majority: 3799 (7.8%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Labour: 16799 (38%)
Liberal Democrat: 12608 (28.5%)
Conservative: 7892 (17.8%)
Other: 6931 (15.7%)
Majority: 4191 (9.5%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 10590 (30.7%)
Labour: 16304 (47.2%)
Liberal Democrat: 6682 (19.3%)
UKIP: 960 (2.8%)
Majority: 5714 (16.5%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 11401 (34.5%)
Labour: 18049 (54.6%)
Liberal Democrat: 2926 (8.8%)
UKIP: 708 (2.1%)
Majority: 6648 (20.1%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 13952 (33.4%)
Labour: 22372 (53.5%)
Liberal Democrat: 4034 (9.6%)
Referendum: 1461 (3.5%)
Majority: 8420 (20.1%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Roger Godsiff (Labour) born 1946, London. Educated at Catford Comprehensive School. Former bank clerk and trade union official. Lewisham councillor 1971-1990. Contested Birmingham Yardley 1983. First elected as MP for Birmingham Small Heath 1992. MP for Birmingham Sparkbrook and Small Heath since 1997.

2010 election candidates:
portraitJo Barker (Conservative) Born 1968, Banbury. Educated at Liverpool University. Managing Director of family property business.
portraitRoger Godsiff (Labour) born 1946, London. Educated at Catford Comprehensive School. Former bank clerk and trade union official. Lewisham councillor 1971-1990. Contested Birmingham Yardley 1983. First elected as MP for Birmingham Small Heath 1992. MP for Birmingham Sparkbrook and Small Heath since 1997.
portraitJerry Evans (Liberal Democrat) Self employed archaelogical consultant. Birmingham councillor.
portraitAlan Blumenthal (UKIP)
portraitSalma Yaqoob (Respect) Born 1971, Bradford. Birmingham councillor. Contested Birmingham Sparkbrook and Small Heath 2005.
portraitAndrew Gardner (Independent)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 108908
Male: 49.2%
Female: 50.8%
Under 18: 29.9%
Over 60: 15.7%
Born outside UK: 28.3%
White: 47.2%
Black: 4.9%
Asian: 43.5%
Mixed: 3%
Other: 1.4%
Christian: 37.4%
Hindu: 4.2%
Muslim: 35.7%
Sikh: 3.9%
Full time students: 6.2%
Graduates 16-74: 22%
No Qualifications 16-74: 36.8%
Owner-Occupied: 62.1%
Social Housing: 21.6% (Council: 10.8%, Housing Ass.: 10.8%)
Privately Rented: 12.9%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 21.1%

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