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Falkirk

2010 Results:
Conservative: 5698 (11.22%)
Labour: 23207 (45.7%)
Liberal Democrat: 5225 (10.29%)
SNP: 15364 (30.26%)
UKIP: 1283 (2.53%)
Majority: 7843 (15.44%)

2005 Results:
Labour: 23264 (50.9%)
SNP: 9789 (21.4%)
Liberal Democrat: 7321 (16%)
Conservative: 4538 (9.9%)
Other: 838 (1.8%)
Majority: 13475 (29.5%)

Boundary changes prior to 2005 election: Name of seat changed from Falkirk West.

2001 Result
Conservative: 2321 (7.5%)
Labour: 16022 (51.9%)
Liberal Democrat: 2203 (7.1%)
SNP: 7490 (24.2%)
Other: 2855 (9.2%)
Majority: 8532 (27.6%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 4639 (12.1%)
Labour: 22772 (59.3%)
Liberal Democrat: 1970 (5.1%)
SNP: 8989 (23.4%)
Majority: 13783 (35.9%)

No Boundary Changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Eric Joyce(Labour) (more information at They work for you)

2010 election candidates:
portraitKatie Mackie (Conservative)
portraitEric Joyce(Labour) (more information at They work for you)
portraitKieran Leach (Liberal Democrat)
portraitJohn McNally (SNP) Falkirk councillor since 2005.
portraitBrian Goldie (UKIP)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 101178
Male: 48.4%
Female: 51.6%
Under 18: 23.3%
Over 60: 20.2%
Born outside UK: 2.1%
White: 98.9%
Asian: 0.7%
Other: 0.2%
Christian: 65.8%
Muslim: 0.6%
Graduates 16-74: 15.3%
No Qualifications 16-74: 32.9%
Owner-Occupied: 61.2%
Social Housing: 32.1% (Council: 29.2%, Housing Ass.: 2.9%)
Privately Rented: 3.1%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 2.8%

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