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Fylde

2010 Results:
Conservative: 22826 (52.25%)
Labour: 8624 (19.74%)
Liberal Democrat: 9641 (22.07%)
UKIP: 1945 (4.45%)
Green: 654 (1.5%)
Majority: 13185 (30.18%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Conservative: 20351 (52.4%)
Labour: 10343 (26.7%)
Liberal Democrat: 6701 (17.3%)
Other: 1411 (3.6%)
Majority: 10008 (25.8%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 24287 (53.4%)
Labour: 11828 (26%)
Liberal Democrat: 7748 (17%)
Other: 1647 (3.6%)
Majority: 12459 (27.4%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 23383 (52.3%)
Labour: 13773 (30.8%)
Liberal Democrat: 6599 (14.8%)
UKIP: 982 (2.2%)
Majority: 9610 (21.5%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 25443 (48.9%)
Labour: 16480 (31.7%)
Liberal Democrat: 7609 (14.6%)
Referendum: 2372 (4.6%)
Other: 163 (0.3%)
Majority: 8963 (17.2%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Mark Menzies (Conservative) born 1971, Ayrshire. Educated at Keil School and Glasgow University. Contested Glasgow Govan 2001, Selby 2005.

2010 election candidates:
portraitMark Menzies (Conservative) born 1971, Ayrshire. Educated at Keil School and Glasgow University. Contested Glasgow Govan 2001, Selby 2005.
portraitLiam Robinson (Labour) Railway station manager.
portraitBill Winlow (Liberal Democrat) born 1945. Educated at Newcastle University and St Andrews University. Medical writer and retired professor. Leeds councillor 1986-1999, former leader of the Lib Dem group on Leeds council. Contested Fylde 2005.
portraitPhilip Mitchell (Green)
portraitMartin Bleeker (UKIP)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 79179
Male: 48.1%
Female: 51.9%
Under 18: 20.3%
Over 60: 27.6%
Born outside UK: 4.2%
White: 98.4%
Asian: 0.6%
Mixed: 0.6%
Other: 0.4%
Christian: 82.5%
Full time students: 2.3%
Graduates 16-74: 22.3%
No Qualifications 16-74: 24.8%
Owner-Occupied: 79.7%
Social Housing: 7.3% (Council: 2.1%, Housing Ass.: 5.3%)
Privately Rented: 9.9%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 7.5%

NB - The constituency guide is now archived and is no longer being updated.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