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Blackpool North and Cleveleys

2010 Results:
Conservative: 16964 (41.79%)
Labour: 14814 (36.5%)
Liberal Democrat: 5400 (13.3%)
BNP: 1556 (3.83%)
UKIP: 1659 (4.09%)
Monster Raving Loony: 198 (0.49%)
Majority: 2150 (5.29%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Labour: 17886 (46.9%)
Conservative: 14346 (37.6%)
Liberal Democrat: 4455 (11.7%)
Other: 1446 (3.8%)
Majority: 3540 (9.3%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 15558 (35.9%)
Labour: 20620 (47.6%)
Liberal Democrat: 5533 (12.8%)
UKIP: 1579 (3.6%)
Majority: 5062 (11.7%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 15889 (37.3%)
Labour: 21610 (50.8%)
Liberal Democrat: 4132 (9.7%)
UKIP: 950 (2.2%)
Majority: 5721 (13.4%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 19105 (35.5%)
Labour: 28051 (52.2%)
Liberal Democrat: 4600 (8.6%)
Referendum: 1704 (3.2%)
Other: 288 (0.5%)
Majority: 8946 (16.6%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Paul Maynard (Conservative) Educated at St Ambrose College, Trafford and Oxford University. Former CCO researcher and special advisor to Liam Fox MP. Contested Twickenham in 2005.

2010 election candidates:
portraitPaul Maynard (Conservative) Educated at St Ambrose College, Trafford and Oxford University. Former CCO researcher and special advisor to Liam Fox MP. Contested Twickenham in 2005.
portraitPenny Martin (Labour) Former Wyre councillor. Former Lancashire councillor.
portraitBill Greene (Liberal Democrat)
portraitRoy Hopwood (UKIP) Contested Blackpool North and Fleetwood 2005. Contested North West Region in 2004 European elections.
portraitJames Clayton (BNP)
portraitTony Davies (Official Monster Raving Loony)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 82314
Male: 47.7%
Female: 52.3%
Under 18: 20.5%
Over 60: 28.3%
Born outside UK: 3.3%
White: 98.5%
Asian: 0.5%
Mixed: 0.5%
Other: 0.3%
Christian: 79.7%
Full time students: 2.3%
Graduates 16-74: 12%
No Qualifications 16-74: 35.1%
Owner-Occupied: 76.2%
Social Housing: 9.6% (Council: 7.1%, Housing Ass.: 2.4%)
Privately Rented: 11.5%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 14.6%

NB - The constituency guide is now archived and is no longer being updated. It will be replaced by a new guide in 2013, once the fate of the boundary review is finally settled.