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Dwyfor Meirionnydd

2010 Results:
Conservative: 6447 (22.3%)
Labour: 4021 (13.91%)
Liberal Democrat: 3538 (12.24%)
Plaid Cymru: 12814 (44.33%)
UKIP: 776 (2.68%)
Independent: 1310 (4.53%)
Majority: 6367 (22.03%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Plaid Cymru: 14817 (48.9%)
Labour: 6716 (22.2%)
Liberal Democrat: 4091 (13.5%)
Conservative: 3977 (13.1%)
Other: 688 (2.3%)
Majority: 8101 (26.7%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 3402 (16.5%)
Labour: 3983 (19.3%)
Liberal Democrat: 2192 (10.6%)
Plaid Cymru: 10597 (51.3%)
UKIP: 466 (2.3%)
Majority: 6614 (32%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 3962 (18.8%)
Labour: 4775 (22.7%)
Liberal Democrat: 1872 (8.9%)
Plaid Cymru: 10459 (49.6%)
Majority: 5684 (27%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 3922 (16%)
Labour: 5660 (23%)
Liberal Democrat: 1719 (7%)
Plaid Cymru: 12465 (50.7%)
Referendum: 809 (3.3%)
Majority: 6805 (27.7%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Elfyn Llwyd (Plaid Cymru)

2010 election candidates:
portraitSimon Baynes (Conservative)
portraitAlwyn Humphreys (Labour)
portraitSteve Churchman (Liberal Democrat) Educated at Mayesbrook Compehensive and North East London Polytecnic. Sub-postmaster. Contested Barking 1992. Contested Caernarfon 2003 Welsh assembly elections.
portraitElfyn Llwyd (Plaid Cymru)
portraitFrank Wykes (UKIP)
portraitLouise Hughes (Independent)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 60196
Male: 48.4%
Female: 51.6%
Under 18: 20.8%
Over 60: 29%
Born outside UK: 2.2%
White: 99.4%
Mixed: 0.4%
Christian: 76.7%
Full time students: 2.4%
Graduates 16-74: 17.8%
No Qualifications 16-74: 31.9%
Owner-Occupied: 69%
Social Housing: 15% (Council: 11.9%, Housing Ass.: 3.2%)
Privately Rented: 10.6%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 23.1%

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