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Camborne and Redruth

2010 Results:
Conservative: 15969 (37.58%)
Labour: 6945 (16.34%)
Liberal Democrat: 15903 (37.42%)
UKIP: 2152 (5.06%)
Green: 581 (1.37%)
Socialist Labour: 168 (0.4%)
Others: 775 (1.82%)
Majority: 66 (0.16%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Liberal Democrat: 18850 (37.1%)
Labour: 14731 (29%)
Conservative: 13008 (25.6%)
Other: 4157 (8.2%)
Majority: 4119 (8.1%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 12644 (26.3%)
Labour: 14861 (31%)
Liberal Democrat: 16747 (34.9%)
UKIP: 1820 (3.8%)
Other: 1943 (4%)
Majority: 1886 (3.9%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 14005 (29.9%)
Labour: 18532 (39.6%)
Liberal Democrat: 11453 (24.5%)
UKIP: 1328 (2.8%)
Other: 1502 (3.2%)
Majority: 4527 (9.7%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 15463 (28.8%)
Labour: 18151 (33.8%)
Liberal Democrat: 13512 (25.2%)
Referendum: 3534 (6.6%)
Other: 2972 (5.5%)
Majority: 2688 (5%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: George Eustice (Conservative) Former Strawberry farmer, former director of the No campaign against the Euro, former press secretary to Michael Howard and David Cameron. Now co-ordinator of external relations at CCHQ. Contested South West region for UKIP in 1999.

2010 election candidates:
portraitGeorge Eustice (Conservative) Former Strawberry farmer, former director of the No campaign against the Euro, former press secretary to Michael Howard and David Cameron. Now co-ordinator of external relations at CCHQ. Contested South West region for UKIP in 1999.
portraitJude Robinson (Labour) former agent and constituency assistant to Candy Atherton. Former Carrick councillor.
portraitJulia Goldsworthy(Liberal Democrat) born 1978, Camborne. Educated at Truro school and Cambridge University. Former researcher to Matthew Taylor and regeneration officer at Carrick district council. First elected as MP for Falmouth and Camborne in 2005. Health spokesman from 2005-2006, Lib Dem shadow chief secretary to the treasury 2006-2007, Lib Dem shadow secretary of state for communities since 2007 (more information at They work for you)
portraitEuan McPhee (Green) Born 1946, Edinburgh. Educated at Bushey Grammar School, Hatfield Polytechnic and University of Alberta. Biology lecturer and smallholder. Contested London South East 1989 European elections.
portraitDerek Elliott (UKIP)
portraitRobert Hawkins (Socialist Labour)
portraitLoveday Jenkin (Mebyon Kernow) Lecturer. Kerrier councillor since 1996.

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 78925
Male: 48.6%
Female: 51.4%
Under 18: 21.3%
Over 60: 25.1%
Born outside UK: 2.9%
White: 99.1%
Asian: 0.2%
Mixed: 0.4%
Other: 0.2%
Christian: 72.8%
Full time students: 2.5%
Graduates 16-74: 13.6%
No Qualifications 16-74: 31.9%
Owner-Occupied: 74%
Social Housing: 11.7% (Council: 3.7%, Housing Ass.: 8%)
Privately Rented: 11%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 18.4%

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