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Exeter

2010 Results:
Conservative: 17221 (32.96%)
Labour: 19942 (38.17%)
Liberal Democrat: 10581 (20.25%)
BNP: 673 (1.29%)
UKIP: 1930 (3.69%)
Green: 792 (1.52%)
Others: 1108 (2.12%)
Majority: 2721 (5.21%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Labour: 21503 (43.6%)
Conservative: 12296 (24.9%)
Liberal Democrat: 9985 (20.2%)
Other: 5585 (11.3%)
Majority: 9208 (18.7%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 14954 (27.2%)
Labour: 22619 (41.1%)
Liberal Democrat: 11340 (20.6%)
Green: 1896 (3.4%)
UKIP: 1854 (3.4%)
Other: 2405 (4.4%)
Majority: 7665 (13.9%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 14435 (27.4%)
Labour: 26194 (49.8%)
Liberal Democrat: 6512 (12.4%)
UKIP: 1109 (2.1%)
Green: 1240 (2.4%)
Other: 3126 (5.9%)
Majority: 11759 (22.3%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 17693 (28.6%)
Labour: 29398 (47.5%)
Liberal Democrat: 11148 (18%)
Other: 3625 (5.9%)
Majority: 11705 (18.9%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Ben Bradshaw(Labour) born 1960, London. Educated at Thorpe St Andrew High School and Sussex University. Foer BBC journalist. First elected as MP for Exeter in 1997. PPS to John Denham 2000-2001. Parliamentary under-secretary at the Foriegn office 2001-2002, Deputy leader of the House 2002-2003, Under-secretary of state for environment 2003-2006, Minister of State for the environment 2006-2007, for Health 2007-2009. Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport 2009-2010 (more information at They work for you)

2010 election candidates:
portraitHannah Foster (Conservative) HR Director within Pearson plc. Chairman of Conservative Future from 2001-2.
portraitBen Bradshaw(Labour) born 1960, London. Educated at Thorpe St Andrew High School and Sussex University. Foer BBC journalist. First elected as MP for Exeter in 1997. PPS to John Denham 2000-2001. Parliamentary under-secretary at the Foriegn office 2001-2002, Deputy leader of the House 2002-2003, Under-secretary of state for environment 2003-2006, Minister of State for the environment 2006-2007, for Health 2007-2009. Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport since 2009 (more information at They work for you)
portraitGraham Oakes (Liberal Democrat)
portraitPaula Black (Green)
portraitKeith Crawford (UKIP)
portraitRobert Farmer (BNP)
portraitChris Gale (Liberal)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 101354
Male: 48.7%
Female: 51.3%
Under 18: 19.6%
Over 60: 19.8%
Born outside UK: 6.2%
Christian: 68.2%
Muslim: 0.8%
Full time students: 13%
Graduates 16-74: 19.9%
No Qualifications 16-74: 24.4%
Owner-Occupied: 64.9%
Social Housing: 18.9% (Council: 11.6%, Housing Ass.: 7.2%)
Privately Rented: 13.1%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 22%

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.