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Coatbridge Chryston and Bellshill

2010 Results:
Conservative: 3374 (8.1%)
Labour: 27728 (66.6%)
Liberal Democrat: 3519 (8.45%)
SNP: 7014 (16.85%)
Majority: 20714 (49.75%)

2005 Results:
Labour: 24725 (64.5%)
SNP: 5206 (13.6%)
Liberal Democrat: 4605 (12%)
Conservative: 2775 (7.2%)
Other: 1033 (2.7%)
Majority: 19519 (50.9%)

Boundary changes prior to 2005 electionEM631: Name of seat changed from Coatbridge and Chryston.

2001 Result
Conservative: 2171 (7.2%)
Labour: 19807 (65.3%)
Liberal Democrat: 2293 (7.6%)
SNP: 4493 (14.8%)
Other: 1547 (5.1%)
Majority: 15314 (50.5%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 3216 (8.6%)
Labour: 25697 (68.3%)
Liberal Democrat: 2048 (5.4%)
SNP: 6402 (17%)
Referendum: 249 (0.7%)
Majority: 19295 (51.3%)

No Boundary Changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Tom Clarke(Labour) (more information at They work for you)

2010 election candidates:
portraitFiona Houston (Conservative)
portraitTom Clarke(Labour) (more information at They work for you)
portraitKenneth Elder (Liberal Democrat)
portraitFrances McGlinchey (SNP)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 87368
Male: 47.6%
Female: 52.4%
Under 18: 24.5%
Over 60: 18.8%
Born outside UK: 1.6%
White: 98.9%
Asian: 0.7%
Other: 0.2%
Christian: 79.3%
Muslim: 0.6%
Full time students: 0%
Graduates 16-74: 11.4%
No Qualifications 16-74: 41.3%
Owner-Occupied: 57.9%
Social Housing: 36.7% (Council: 34.2%, Housing Ass.: 2.5%)
Privately Rented: 1.8%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 2.1%

NB - The constituency guide is now archived and is no longer being updated.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