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Birmingham Perry Barr

2010 Results:
Conservative: 8960 (21.31%)
Labour: 21142 (50.28%)
Liberal Democrat: 9234 (21.96%)
UKIP: 1675 (3.98%)
Christian: 507 (1.21%)
Socialist Labour: 527 (1.25%)
Majority: 11908 (28.32%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Labour: 17291 (46.6%)
Liberal Democrat: 9702 (26.1%)
Conservative: 6578 (17.7%)
Other: 3563 (9.6%)
Majority: 7589 (20.4%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 6513 (16.7%)
Labour: 18269 (47%)
Liberal Democrat: 10321 (26.5%)
UKIP: 745 (1.9%)
Other: 3063 (7.9%)
Majority: 7948 (20.4%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 8662 (23.1%)
Labour: 17415 (46.5%)
Liberal Democrat: 8566 (22.9%)
UKIP: 352 (0.9%)
Other: 2422 (6.5%)
Majority: 8753 (23.4%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 9964 (21.7%)
Labour: 28921 (63%)
Liberal Democrat: 4523 (9.9%)
Referendum: 843 (1.8%)
Other: 1636 (3.6%)
Majority: 18957 (41.3%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Khalid Mahmood(Labour) (more information at They work for you)

2010 election candidates:
portraitWilliam Norton (Conservative)
portraitKhalid Mahmood(Labour) (more information at They work for you)
portraitKaren Hamilton (Liberal Democrat) Birmingham councillor since 2004.
portraitMelvin Ward (UKIP)
portraitDeborah Hey-Smith (Christian Party)
portraitJohn Tyrell (Socialist Labour)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 100476
Male: 48.7%
Female: 51.3%
Under 18: 27.2%
Over 60: 17.8%
Born outside UK: 23.6%
White: 51.1%
Black: 12.7%
Asian: 31.9%
Mixed: 2.9%
Other: 1.4%
Christian: 51.5%
Hindu: 5.1%
Muslim: 14.8%
Sikh: 10.1%
Full time students: 8.1%
Graduates 16-74: 14%
No Qualifications 16-74: 38.1%
Owner-Occupied: 68%
Social Housing: 20.1% (Council: 9.6%, Housing Ass.: 10.5%)
Privately Rented: 7.8%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 22.8%

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