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Brighton Pavilion

2010 Results:
Conservative: 12275 (23.68%)
Labour: 14986 (28.91%)
Liberal Democrat: 7159 (13.81%)
UKIP: 948 (1.83%)
Green: 16238 (31.33%)
Socialist Labour: 148 (0.29%)
Others: 80 (0.15%)
Majority: 1252 (2.42%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Labour: 17162 (37.5%)
Conservative: 10639 (23.2%)
Green: 9457 (20.7%)
Liberal Democrat: 7414 (16.2%)
Other: 1115 (2.4%)
Majority: 6523 (14.2%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 10397 (23.9%)
Labour: 15427 (35.4%)
Liberal Democrat: 7171 (16.5%)
Green: 9530 (21.9%)
UKIP: 508 (1.2%)
Other: 506 (1.2%)
Majority: 5030 (11.6%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 10203 (25.1%)
Labour: 19846 (48.7%)
Liberal Democrat: 5348 (13.1%)
UKIP: 361 (0.9%)
Green: 3806 (9.3%)
Other: 1159 (2.8%)
Majority: 9643 (23.7%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 13556 (27.7%)
Labour: 26737 (54.6%)
Liberal Democrat: 4644 (9.5%)
Referendum: 1304 (2.7%)
Other: 2710 (5.5%)
Majority: 13181 (26.9%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Caroline Lucas (Green) born 1960, Malvern. Educated at the University of Exeter. Former communications officer and advisor for Oxfam. Oxfordshire county councillor 1993-1997. Green MEP for South East England since 1999. Principal Speaker for the Green party from 2003-2006, she became the first Leader of the Green Party in 2008.

2010 election candidates:
portraitCharlotte Vere (Conservative) Educated at UCL. Chief executive of Big White Wall.
portraitNancy Platts (Labour) Born London. Professional campaigner. Former director of the Maternity Alliance, having previously worked for the TSSA and Daycare Trust.
portraitBernadette Millam (Liberal Democrat)
portraitCaroline Lucas (Green) born 1960, Malvern. Educated at the University of Exeter. Former communications officer and advisor for Oxfam. Oxfordshire county councillor 1993-1997. Green MEP for South East England since 1999. Principal Speaker for the Green party from 2003-2006, she became the first Leader of the Green Party in 2008.
portraitNigel Carter (UKIP) Born 1950, Chelmsford. Educated at King Edward VI Grammar Chelmsford. Works in market research and marketing.
portraitIan Fyvie (Socialist Labour) Contested Brighton Pavilion 2005.
portraitSoraya Anne Kara (Citizens for Undead Rights and Equality)
portraitLeo Atreides (Independent)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 91162
Male: 48.7%
Female: 51.3%
Under 18: 17.2%
Over 60: 17.4%
Born outside UK: 11.1%
White: 94.2%
Black: 0.8%
Asian: 1.8%
Mixed: 2%
Other: 1.2%
Christian: 54.1%
Jewish: 0.8%
Muslim: 1.3%
Full time students: 13.5%
Graduates 16-74: 33.7%
No Qualifications 16-74: 17.8%
Owner-Occupied: 62.8%
Social Housing: 11.2% (Council: 7.1%, Housing Ass.: 4%)
Privately Rented: 22.8%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 11.7%

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