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Clwyd South

2010 Results:
Conservative: 10477 (30.21%)
Labour: 13311 (38.38%)
Liberal Democrat: 5965 (17.2%)
Plaid Cymru: 3009 (8.68%)
BNP: 1100 (3.17%)
UKIP: 819 (2.36%)
Majority: 2834 (8.17%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Labour: 14174 (45.2%)
Conservative: 7988 (25.5%)
Liberal Democrat: 4886 (15.6%)
Plaid Cymru: 2959 (9.4%)
Other: 1376 (4.4%)
Majority: 6185 (19.7%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 8460 (25.7%)
Labour: 14808 (45%)
Liberal Democrat: 5105 (15.5%)
Plaid Cymru: 3111 (9.4%)
UKIP: 644 (2%)
Other: 803 (2.4%)
Majority: 6348 (19.3%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 8319 (24.8%)
Labour: 17217 (51.4%)
Liberal Democrat: 3426 (10.2%)
Plaid Cymru: 3982 (11.9%)
UKIP: 552 (1.6%)
Majority: 8898 (26.6%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 9091 (23.1%)
Labour: 22901 (58.1%)
Liberal Democrat: 3684 (9.4%)
Plaid Cymru: 2500 (6.3%)
Referendum: 1207 (3.1%)
Majority: 13810 (35.1%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Susan Elan Jones (Labour) Southwark councillor.

2010 election candidates:
portraitJohn Bell (Conservative) born 1947, Liverpool. Educated at Keele University as a mature student. Teacher and lecturer. Contested Delyn 2005, Clwyd South in 2007 Welsh elections.
portraitSusan Elan Jones (Labour) Southwark councillor.
portraitBruce Roberts (Liberal Democrat)
portraitJanet Ryder (Plaid Cymru) born 1955, Sunderland. Former teacher and youth worker. Denbighshire county councillor 1995-1999. Assembly member for North Wales since 1999.
portraitNick Powell (UKIP)
portraitSarah Hynes (BNP)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 69269
Male: 48.9%
Female: 51.1%
Under 18: 22.5%
Over 60: 21.3%
Born outside UK: 2.2%
White: 99.1%
Asian: 0.3%
Mixed: 0.3%
Other: 0.3%
Christian: 77.1%
Full time students: 2.9%
Graduates 16-74: 15.4%
No Qualifications 16-74: 33.7%
Owner-Occupied: 64%
Social Housing: 25.9% (Council: 22.9%, Housing Ass.: 3.1%)
Privately Rented: 7.1%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 13.4%

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