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Broxtowe

2010 Results:
Conservative: 20585 (39.04%)
Labour: 20196 (38.3%)
Liberal Democrat: 8907 (16.89%)
BNP: 1422 (2.7%)
UKIP: 1194 (2.26%)
Green: 423 (0.8%)
Majority: 389 (0.74%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Labour: 20234 (41.9%)
Conservative: 17967 (37.2%)
Liberal Democrat: 7763 (16.1%)
Other: 2313 (4.8%)
Majority: 2267 (4.7%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 18161 (37.2%)
Labour: 20457 (41.9%)
Liberal Democrat: 7837 (16.1%)
Green: 896 (1.8%)
UKIP: 695 (1.4%)
Other: 760 (1.6%)
Majority: 2296 (4.7%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 17963 (36.7%)
Labour: 23836 (48.6%)
Liberal Democrat: 7205 (14.7%)
Majority: 5873 (12%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 21768 (37.4%)
Labour: 27343 (47%)
Liberal Democrat: 6934 (11.9%)
Referendum: 2092 (3.6%)
Majority: 5575 (9.6%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Anna Soubry (Conservative) born 1956, Worksop. Educated at Birmingham University. Barrister specialising in criminal law. Former journalist and television presenter. Contested Gelding in 2005.

2010 election candidates:
portraitAnna Soubry (Conservative) born 1956, Worksop. Educated at Birmingham University. Barrister specialising in criminal law. Former journalist and television presenter. Contested Gelding in 2005.
portraitNick Palmer(Labour) born 1950, London. Educated at MIT, Copenhagen and has a doctorate in mathematics from Birkbeck College, London. Former computer manager and head of internet services for Novartis. Contested Chelsea, 1983. First elected as MP for Broxtowe in 1997. PPS to Malcolm Wicks. Has been a supporter of ID cards and animal rights (more information at They work for you)
portraitDavid Watts (Liberal Democrat) born 1966. Educated at Leicester University. Lecturer and qualified solicitor. Broxtowe councillor. Contested Broxtowe 2005.
portraitDavid Mitchell (Green)
portraitChris Cobb (UKIP)
portraitMike Shore (BNP)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 92562
Male: 49.2%
Female: 50.8%
Under 18: 20.9%
Over 60: 21.6%
Born outside UK: 6.1%
White: 94.9%
Black: 0.6%
Asian: 2.3%
Mixed: 0.9%
Other: 1.3%
Christian: 70.3%
Hindu: 0.6%
Muslim: 1%
Sikh: 0.7%
Full time students: 5.3%
Graduates 16-74: 22.7%
No Qualifications 16-74: 27.5%
Owner-Occupied: 76.8%
Social Housing: 11.7% (Council: 9.8%, Housing Ass.: 1.9%)
Privately Rented: 8.7%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 5.4%

NB - The constituency guide is now archived and is no longer being updated.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.