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Epsom and Ewell

2010 Results:
Conservative: 30868 (56.17%)
Labour: 6538 (11.9%)
Liberal Democrat: 14734 (26.81%)
UKIP: 2549 (4.64%)
Others: 266 (0.48%)
Majority: 16134 (29.36%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Conservative: 26760 (54.8%)
Liberal Democrat: 10520 (21.5%)
Labour: 9835 (20.1%)
Other: 1724 (3.5%)
Majority: 16240 (33.3%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 27146 (54.4%)
Labour: 10265 (20.6%)
Liberal Democrat: 10699 (21.4%)
UKIP: 1769 (3.5%)
Majority: 16447 (33%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 22430 (48.1%)
Labour: 12350 (26.5%)
Liberal Democrat: 10316 (22.1%)
UKIP: 1547 (3.3%)
Majority: 10080 (21.6%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 24717 (45.6%)
Labour: 13192 (24.3%)
Liberal Democrat: 12380 (22.8%)
Referendum: 2355 (4.3%)
Other: 1537 (2.8%)
Majority: 11525 (21.3%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Chris Grayling(Conservative) born 1962, London. Educated at the Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe, and Cambridge University. Former BBC producer. Merton councillor 1998-2002. Contested Warrington South 1997. MP for Epsom and Ewell since 2001. Opposition whip 2002, health spokesman 2002-2003, education spokesman 2003-2005, shadow leader of the Commons 2005, shadow transport secretary 2005-2007, shadow pensions secretary 2007-2009, shadow home secretary since 2009 (more information at They work for you)

2010 election candidates:
portraitChris Grayling(Conservative) born 1962, London. Educated at the Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe, and Cambridge University. Former BBC producer. Merton councillor 1998-2002. Contested Warrington South 1997. MP for Epsom and Ewell since 2001. Opposition whip 2002, health spokesman 2002-2003, education spokesman 2003-2005, shadow leader of the Commons 2005, shadow transport secretary 2005-2007, shadow pensions secretary 2007-2009, shadow home secretary since 2009 (more information at They work for you)
portraitCraig Montgomery (Labour)
portraitJonathan Lees (Liberal Democrat) Programme Manager for Rainer. Epsom and Ewell councillor. Contested Epsom and Ewell 2005.
portraitElizabeth Wallace (UKIP)
portraitPeter Ticher (Radical Reform)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 95178
Male: 48.3%
Female: 51.7%
Under 18: 21.8%
Over 60: 22.7%
Born outside UK: 11.1%
White: 92.7%
Black: 0.8%
Asian: 3.2%
Mixed: 1.6%
Other: 1.8%
Christian: 74.2%
Hindu: 1.5%
Muslim: 1.6%
Full time students: 3.2%
Graduates 16-74: 27.1%
No Qualifications 16-74: 19.4%
Owner-Occupied: 83.4%
Social Housing: 8.6% (Council: 2.6%, Housing Ass.: 6%)
Privately Rented: 6.2%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 3.7%

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