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Eddisbury

2010 Results:
Conservative: 23472 (51.68%)
Labour: 9794 (21.57%)
Liberal Democrat: 10217 (22.5%)
UKIP: 1931 (4.25%)
Majority: 13255 (29.18%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Conservative: 20309 (47.1%)
Labour: 13806 (32%)
Liberal Democrat: 7808 (18.1%)
Other: 1227 (2.8%)
Majority: 6503 (15.1%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 21181 (46.4%)
Labour: 14986 (32.8%)
Liberal Democrat: 8182 (17.9%)
UKIP: 1325 (2.9%)
Majority: 6195 (13.6%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 20556 (46.3%)
Labour: 15988 (36%)
Liberal Democrat: 6975 (15.7%)
UKIP: 868 (2%)
Majority: 4568 (10.3%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 21027 (42.5%)
Labour: 19842 (40.1%)
Liberal Democrat: 6540 (13.2%)
Referendum: 2041 (4.1%)
Majority: 1185 (2.4%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Stephen O`Brien(Conservative) born 1957, Tanganyika. Educated at Sedburgh School and Cambridge University. Solicitor and company director. Former member of the SDP. First elected as Conservative MP for Eddisbury in 1999 by-election. Opposition whip 2001-2002, shadow treasury spokesman 2002-2003, Shadow secretary of state for industry 2003-2005, shadow minister for skills 2005, shadow health minister since 2005 (more information at They work for you)

2010 election candidates:
portraitStephen O`Brien(Conservative) born 1957, Tanganyika. Educated at Sedburgh School and Cambridge University. Solicitor and company director. Former member of the SDP. First elected as Conservative MP for Eddisbury in 1999 by-election. Opposition whip 2001-2002, shadow treasury spokesman 2002-2003, Shadow secretary of state for industry 2003-2005, shadow minister for skills 2005, shadow health minister since 2005 (more information at They work for you)
portraitPat Merrick (Labour) Born Ellesmere Port. Former youth worker. Ellesmere Port councillor 1998-2005. Cheshire county councillor 2001-2009. West Cheshire and Chester councillor since 2009.
portraitRobert Thompson (Liberal Democrat) Born Chester. Educated at Nottingham University. Retired HR director. Cheshire West and Chester councillor. Former Chester councillor.
portraitCharles Dodman (UKIP)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 83147
Male: 49%
Female: 51%
Under 18: 23.1%
Over 60: 21.8%
Born outside UK: 3%
White: 98.8%
Asian: 0.3%
Mixed: 0.4%
Other: 0.4%
Christian: 82.1%
Full time students: 2.5%
Graduates 16-74: 22.4%
No Qualifications 16-74: 27.3%
Owner-Occupied: 76.1%
Social Housing: 14.3% (Council: 10.7%, Housing Ass.: 3.5%)
Privately Rented: 5.9%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 9.7%

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