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Ellesmere Port and Neston

2010 Results:
Conservative: 15419 (34.86%)
Labour: 19750 (44.65%)
Liberal Democrat: 6663 (15.06%)
UKIP: 1619 (3.66%)
Independent: 782 (1.77%)
Majority: 4331 (9.79%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Labour: 20653 (48.5%)
Conservative: 14041 (33%)
Liberal Democrat: 6659 (15.6%)
Other: 1219 (2.9%)
Majority: 6612 (15.5%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 13885 (33%)
Labour: 20371 (48.4%)
Liberal Democrat: 6607 (15.7%)
UKIP: 1206 (2.9%)
Majority: 6486 (15.4%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 12103 (29.1%)
Labour: 22964 (55.3%)
Liberal Democrat: 4828 (11.6%)
UKIP: 824 (2%)
Green: 809 (1.9%)
Majority: 10861 (26.2%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 15274 (29.1%)
Labour: 31310 (59.6%)
Liberal Democrat: 4673 (8.9%)
Referendum: 1305 (2.5%)
Majority: 16036 (30.5%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Andrew Miller(Labour) born 1949, Middlesex. Educated at Hayling Island Secondary School and the LSE. Former trade union official. First elected as MP for Ellesmere Port and Neston in 1992 (more information at They work for you)

2010 election candidates:
portraitStuart Penketh (Conservative) Educated at the University of Manchester. Geologist. Bury councillor since 2007.
portraitAndrew Miller(Labour) born 1949, Middlesex. Educated at Hayling Island Secondary School and the LSE. Former trade union official. First elected as MP for Ellesmere Port and Neston in 1992 (more information at They work for you)
portraitDenise Aspinall (Liberal Democrat)
portraitHenry Crocker (UKIP) Educated at Ellergreen Road Boys School. Retired ships agent. Contested Ellesmere Port and Neston 2001, 2005.
portraitJonathan Starkey (Independent) Educated at Stanney Comprehensive and the Royal Northern College of Music. Composer and businessman. Former Ellesmere Port and Neston councillor for the Conservative party.

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 88203
Male: 48.8%
Female: 51.2%
Under 18: 23.5%
Over 60: 21.5%
Born outside UK: 3.2%
White: 98.8%
Asian: 0.3%
Mixed: 0.4%
Other: 0.4%
Christian: 82.3%
Full time students: 2.6%
Graduates 16-74: 16.7%
No Qualifications 16-74: 29.2%
Owner-Occupied: 74.3%
Social Housing: 20% (Council: 17.9%, Housing Ass.: 2.1%)
Privately Rented: 3.4%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 6.2%

NB - The constituency guide is now archived and is no longer being updated.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.