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Dundee East

2010 Results:
Conservative: 6177 (15.23%)
Labour: 13529 (33.35%)
Liberal Democrat: 4285 (10.56%)
SNP: 15350 (37.84%)
UKIP: 431 (1.06%)
Green: 542 (1.34%)
Scottish Socialist: 254 (0.63%)
Majority: 1821 (4.49%)

2005 Results:
SNP: 14708 (37.2%)
Labour: 14325 (36.2%)
Conservative: 5061 (12.8%)
Liberal Democrat: 4498 (11.4%)
Other: 948 (2.4%)
Majority: 383 (1%)

Boundary changes prior to 2005 election.

2001 Result
Conservative: 3900 (12.1%)
Labour: 14635 (45.2%)
Liberal Democrat: 2784 (8.6%)
SNP: 10160 (31.4%)
Other: 879 (2.7%)
Majority: 4475 (13.8%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 6397 (15.8%)
Labour: 20718 (51.1%)
Liberal Democrat: 1677 (4.1%)
SNP: 10757 (26.5%)
Referendum: 601 (1.5%)
Other: 378 (0.9%)
Majority: 9961 (24.6%)

No Boundary Changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Stewart Hosie(SNP) (more information at They work for you)

2010 election candidates:
portraitChris Bustin (Conservative) Educated at Dundee University. Researcher. Contested Dundee East 2005, 2007 Scottish elections.
portraitKatrina Murray (Labour) Chair of Unison`s Womens Committee. Ex-wife of Steven Purcell, leader of Glasgow City Council.
portraitClive Sneddon (Liberal Democrat)
portraitStewart Hosie(SNP) (more information at They work for you)
portraitShiona Baird (Green) Born 1946, Hertford. Educated at Edinburgh University. Farmer and former social worker. MSP for North East Scotland 2003-2007.
portraitMichael Arthur (UKIP)
portraitAngela Gorrie (SSP) Educated at Dundee university. Contested Scotland 2009 European elections.

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 83203
Male: 47.5%
Female: 52.5%
Under 18: 22.7%
Over 60: 23.5%
Born outside UK: 3.5%
White: 97.8%
Asian: 1.6%
Mixed: 0.2%
Other: 0.4%
Christian: 64.2%
Muslim: 1.2%
Graduates 16-74: 19.4%
No Qualifications 16-74: 31.3%
Owner-Occupied: 65.8%
Social Housing: 24% (Council: 17.2%, Housing Ass.: 6.8%)
Privately Rented: 7%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 12.2%

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