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Croydon North

2010 Results:
Conservative: 12466 (24.12%)
Labour: 28949 (56.02%)
Liberal Democrat: 7226 (13.98%)
UKIP: 891 (1.72%)
Green: 1017 (1.97%)
Christian: 586 (1.13%)
Independent: 111 (0.21%)
Others: 432 (0.84%)
Majority: 16483 (31.9%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Labour: 24193 (53.7%)
Conservative: 9982 (22.2%)
Liberal Democrat: 7716 (17.1%)
Other: 3129 (6.9%)
Majority: 14210 (31.6%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 9667 (22%)
Labour: 23555 (53.7%)
Liberal Democrat: 7560 (17.2%)
Green: 1248 (2.8%)
UKIP: 770 (1.8%)
Other: 1047 (2.4%)
Majority: 13888 (31.7%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 9752 (23.3%)
Labour: 26610 (63.5%)
Liberal Democrat: 4375 (10.4%)
UKIP: 606 (1.4%)
Other: 539 (1.3%)
Majority: 16858 (40.3%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 14274 (27.2%)
Labour: 32672 (62.2%)
Liberal Democrat: 4066 (7.7%)
Referendum: 1155 (2.2%)
Other: 396 (0.8%)
Majority: 18398 (35%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Malcolm Wicks(Labour) (more information at They work for you)

2010 election candidates:
portraitJason Hadden (Conservative) Works as a solicitor advocate and for BPP.
portraitMalcolm Wicks(Labour) (more information at They work for you)
portraitGerry Jerome (Liberal Democrat) Sutton councillor.
portraitShasha Khan (Green) Director in a family business and runs a dance music record label. Contested Croydon North 2005.
portraitJonathan Serter (UKIP)
portraitNovlette Williams (Christian Party)
portraitMohammed Shaikh (Respect)
portraitBen Stevenson (Communist)
portraitMohamed Seyed-Mohamed (Independent)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 119419
Male: 47.8%
Female: 52.2%
Under 18: 25.2%
Over 60: 14.8%
Born outside UK: 32%
White: 50.7%
Black: 23.9%
Asian: 19.3%
Mixed: 4.6%
Other: 1.4%
Christian: 59.5%
Hindu: 8.6%
Muslim: 9.1%
Sikh: 0.6%
Full time students: 5%
Graduates 16-74: 23.5%
No Qualifications 16-74: 23.9%
Owner-Occupied: 63.7%
Social Housing: 18.3% (Council: 10.5%, Housing Ass.: 7.9%)
Privately Rented: 15.4%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 10.4%

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