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Filton and Bradley Stoke

2010 Results:
Conservative: 19686 (40.76%)
Labour: 12772 (26.44%)
Liberal Democrat: 12197 (25.25%)
BNP: 1328 (2.75%)
UKIP: 1506 (3.12%)
Green: 441 (0.91%)
Christian: 199 (0.41%)
Others: 172 (0.36%)
Majority: 6914 (14.32%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Conservative: 14742 (35.7%)
Labour: 13541 (32.8%)
Liberal Democrat: 11243 (27.2%)
Other: 1820 (4.4%)
Majority: 1201 (2.9%)

New seat: Filton and Bradley Stoke is largely made up of the old Bristol North-West, whose extent is now limited to the City of Bristol unitary authority, along with parts of the former Northavon and Kingswood constituencies.

Profile: Filton, a suburb of Bristol, is a centre for the aviation industry. Parts for the Airbus A380 are manufactured in Airbus`s Filton plant before being shipped to Broughton for assembly. The large Bradley Stoke housing development was built in the late 1980s and now forms a dormitory suburb for Bristol. The constituency also includes the villages of Almondsbury and Severn Beach to the West.

portraitCurrent MP: Jack Lopresti (Conservative) Mortgage broker and former estate agent. Bristol councillor until 2007. Contested Bristol East 2001. Contested South-West region in the 2004 European Election.

2010 election candidates:
portraitJack Lopresti (Conservative) Mortgage broker and former estate agent. Bristol councillor until 2007. Contested Bristol East 2001. Contested South-West region in the 2004 European Election.
portraitIan Boulton (Labour) Small businessman.
portraitPeter Tyzack (Liberal Democrat) South Gloucestershire councillor. Contested Bristol East 1997, Bristol North West 2001
portraitJon Lucas (Green) Writer and adult education teacher
portraitJohn Knight (UKIP)
portraitDavid Scott (BNP)
portraitRuth Johnson (Christian Party) Romantic novellist.
portraitVote Zero None of the Above (Independent) Original named Eric Mutch. Cafe worker.

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 82640
Male: 49.6%
Female: 50.4%
Under 18: 22.5%
Over 60: 18.7%
Born outside UK: 5.1%
White: 96.4%
Black: 0.6%
Asian: 1.3%
Mixed: 1%
Other: 0.8%
Christian: 71.6%
Muslim: 0.6%
Full time students: 3.5%
Graduates 16-74: 20.9%
No Qualifications 16-74: 21.4%
Owner-Occupied: 80%
Social Housing: 10% (Council: 7.6%, Housing Ass.: 2.4%)
Privately Rented: 7.6%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 4.5%

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