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Canterbury

2010 Results:
Conservative: 22050 (44.81%)
Labour: 7940 (16.14%)
Liberal Democrat: 16002 (32.52%)
UKIP: 1907 (3.88%)
Green: 1137 (2.31%)
Others: 173 (0.35%)
Majority: 6048 (12.29%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Conservative: 20569 (44.6%)
Labour: 12966 (28.1%)
Liberal Democrat: 9848 (21.4%)
Other: 2702 (5.9%)
Majority: 7603 (16.5%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 21113 (44.4%)
Labour: 13642 (28.7%)
Liberal Democrat: 10059 (21.1%)
Green: 1521 (3.2%)
UKIP: 926 (1.9%)
Other: 326 (0.7%)
Majority: 7471 (15.7%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 18711 (41.5%)
Labour: 16642 (36.9%)
Liberal Democrat: 8056 (17.8%)
UKIP: 803 (1.8%)
Green: 920 (2%)
Majority: 2069 (4.6%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 20913 (38.6%)
Labour: 16949 (31.3%)
Liberal Democrat: 12854 (23.8%)
Referendum: 2460 (4.5%)
Other: 933 (1.7%)
Majority: 3964 (7.3%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Julian Brazier(Conservative) (more information at They work for you)

2010 election candidates:
portraitJulian Brazier(Conservative) (more information at They work for you)
portraitJean Samuel (Labour)
portraitGuy Voizey (Liberal Democrat) born 1969. Educated at Oxford University. Former teacher, presently working as a financial journalist. Contested Thanet South in 2001 & 2005.
portraitGeoff Meaden (Green) University lecturer. Contested Canterbury 2005.
portraitHoward Farmer (UKIP)
portraitAnne Belsey (Money Reform) self-employed maker of bespoke historical uniforms. Contested Bromley and Chislehurst by-election 2006.

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 97405
Male: 47.4%
Female: 52.6%
Under 18: 20.6%
Over 60: 23.3%
Born outside UK: 9%
White: 95.9%
Black: 0.6%
Asian: 1.2%
Mixed: 1.2%
Other: 1.2%
Christian: 71.8%
Muslim: 0.8%
Full time students: 13.2%
Graduates 16-74: 23.3%
No Qualifications 16-74: 23.8%
Owner-Occupied: 69.8%
Social Housing: 14.3% (Council: 10.9%, Housing Ass.: 3.3%)
Privately Rented: 11.3%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 6.4%

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