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Caithness Sutherland and Easter Ross

2010 Results:
Conservative: 3744 (13.01%)
Labour: 7081 (24.61%)
Liberal Democrat: 11907 (41.39%)
SNP: 5516 (19.17%)
Independent: 520 (1.81%)
Majority: 4826 (16.78%)

2005 Results:
Liberal Democrat: 13957 (50.5%)
Labour: 5789 (20.9%)
SNP: 3686 (13.3%)
Conservative: 2835 (10.2%)
Other: 1396 (5%)
Majority: 8168 (29.5%)

Boundary changes prior to 2005 election.

2001 Result
Conservative: 3513 (14.1%)
Labour: 6297 (25.3%)
Liberal Democrat: 9041 (36.4%)
SNP: 5273 (21.2%)
Other: 743 (3%)
Majority: 2744 (11%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 3148 (10.8%)
Labour: 8122 (27.8%)
Liberal Democrat: 10381 (35.6%)
SNP: 6710 (23%)
Referendum: 369 (1.3%)
Other: 442 (1.5%)
Majority: 2259 (7.7%)

No Boundary Changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: John Thurso(Liberal Democrat) (more information at They work for you)

2010 election candidates:
portraitAlastair Graham (Conservative)
portraitJohn Mackay (Labour)
portraitJohn Thurso(Liberal Democrat) (more information at They work for you)
portraitJean Urquhart (SNP)
portraitGordon Campbell (Independent)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 59433
Male: 49.5%
Female: 50.5%
Under 18: 23.6%
Over 60: 23.1%
Born outside UK: 2.3%
White: 99.4%
Asian: 0.2%
Mixed: 0.2%
Other: 0.2%
Christian: 66.9%
Graduates 16-74: 15.8%
No Qualifications 16-74: 36.5%
Owner-Occupied: 61.2%
Social Housing: 27.4% (Council: 22.6%, Housing Ass.: 4.8%)
Privately Rented: 6.8%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 7%

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