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South East Cornwall

2010 Results:
Conservative: 22390 (45.13%)
Labour: 3507 (7.07%)
Liberal Democrat: 19170 (38.64%)
UKIP: 3083 (6.21%)
Green: 826 (1.66%)
Others: 641 (1.29%)
Majority: 3220 (6.49%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Liberal Democrat: 21616 (47.2%)
Conservative: 15573 (34%)
Labour: 5243 (11.4%)
Other: 3362 (7.3%)
Majority: 6043 (13.2%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 18479 (34.6%)
Labour: 6069 (11.4%)
Liberal Democrat: 24986 (46.7%)
UKIP: 2693 (5%)
Other: 1228 (2.3%)
Majority: 6507 (12.2%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 18381 (35.5%)
Labour: 6429 (12.4%)
Liberal Democrat: 23756 (45.9%)
UKIP: 1978 (3.8%)
Other: 1209 (2.3%)
Majority: 5375 (10.4%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 20564 (35.8%)
Labour: 7358 (12.8%)
Liberal Democrat: 27044 (47.1%)
Other: 2466 (4.3%)
Majority: 6480 (11.3%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Sheryll Murray (Conservative) born Millbrook. Educated at Torpoint Comprehensive. Leader of the Conservative Group on Caradon District Council and former County Councillor for Rame. Has campaigned on fisheries as the wife of a local trawlerman, a spokesman for “Save Britain`s Fish” and as a member of the Fishermen`s Association Ltd.

2010 election candidates:
portraitSheryll Murray (Conservative) born Millbrook. Educated at Torpoint Comprehensive. Leader of the Conservative Group on Caradon District Council and former County Councillor for Rame. Has campaigned on fisheries as the wife of a local trawlerman, a spokesman for “Save Britain`s Fish” and as a member of the Fishermen`s Association Ltd.
portraitMichael Sparling (Labour)
portraitKaren Gillard (Liberal Democrat) Educated at Plymouth University. Barrister and former Liberal Democrat head of candidates. Conservative councillor in Plymouth from 2000, she defected to the Liberal Democrats in 2001 before losing her seat in 2007. Contested Plymouth Sutton 2005.
portraitRoger Creagh-Osborne (Green) Electronic engineer. Contested South West in 2009 European elections.
portraitStephanie McWilliam (UKIP) Educated at Truro Grammar School. Former radiographer, recently ran a private air travel company, currently a full time candidate.
portraitRoger Holmes (Mebyon Kernow)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 84251
Male: 48.5%
Female: 51.5%
Under 18: 21.1%
Over 60: 25.1%
Born outside UK: 3.3%
White: 99.3%
Mixed: 0.4%
Christian: 75.4%
Full time students: 2.4%
Graduates 16-74: 17.6%
No Qualifications 16-74: 26.5%
Owner-Occupied: 74%
Social Housing: 12% (Council: 9.8%, Housing Ass.: 2.2%)
Privately Rented: 10.1%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 17.6%

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.