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Glasgow South

2010 Results:
Conservative: 4592 (11.45%)
Labour: 20736 (51.72%)
Liberal Democrat: 4739 (11.82%)
SNP: 8078 (20.15%)
BNP: 637 (1.59%)
Green: 961 (2.4%)
TUSC: 351 (0.88%)
Majority: 12658 (31.57%)

2005 Results:
Labour: 18153 (47.2%)
Liberal Democrat: 7321 (19%)
SNP: 4860 (12.6%)
Conservative: 4836 (12.6%)
Other: 3261 (8.5%)
Majority: 10832 (28.2%)

Boundary changes prior to 2005 election: Name of seat changed from Glasgow Cathcart.

2001 Result
Conservative: 3662 (13.4%)
Labour: 14902 (54.4%)
Liberal Democrat: 3006 (11%)
SNP: 4086 (14.9%)
Other: 1730 (6.3%)
Majority: 10816 (39.5%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 4248 (12.5%)
Labour: 19158 (56.2%)
Liberal Democrat: 2302 (6.7%)
SNP: 6913 (20.3%)
Referendum: 344 (1%)
Other: 1145 (3.4%)
Majority: 12245 (35.9%)

No Boundary Changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Tom Harris(Labour) Born 1964, Ayrshire. Educated at Garnock Academy and Napier College. Former journalist and local authority PR manager. First elected as MP for Glasgow Cathcart in 2001. PPS to John Spellar 2003-2005, to Patricia Hewitt 2005-2006. Under-secretary at the Department of Transport 2006-2008 (more information at They work for you)

2010 election candidates:
portraitDavena Rankin (Conservative) Educated at Knightswood Secondary school and Sussex University. Commercial manager at Glasgow Caledonian University. Contested Glasgow Kelvin 2001, Glasgow Cathcart & Glasgow list in 2007 Scottish elections, Glasgow East 2008 by-election.
portraitTom Harris(Labour) Born 1964, Ayrshire. Educated at Garnock Academy and Napier College. Former journalist and local authority PR manager. First elected as MP for Glasgow Cathcart in 2001. PPS to John Spellar 2003-2005, to Patricia Hewitt 2005-2006. Under-secretary at the Department of Transport 2006-2008 (more information at They work for you)
portraitShabnum Mustapha (Liberal Democrat) Born Glasgow. Educated at Glasgow University. Policy and public affairs co-ordinator. Contested Glasgow Cathcart 2007 Scottish election.
portraitMalcolm Fleming (SNP) Works for an international aid charity.
portraitMarie Campbell (Green)
portraitMike Coyle (BNP)
portraitBrian Smith (TUSC) Local government worker.

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 88701
Male: 47.1%
Female: 52.9%
Under 18: 22.3%
Over 60: 20%
Born outside UK: 6.2%
White: 92.7%
Black: 0.2%
Asian: 6.1%
Mixed: 0.4%
Other: 0.7%
Christian: 63.6%
Jewish: 0.7%
Muslim: 5%
Sikh: 0.6%
Graduates 16-74: 24.3%
No Qualifications 16-74: 33%
Owner-Occupied: 63%
Social Housing: 25.3% (Council: 18.9%, Housing Ass.: 6.5%)
Privately Rented: 8.4%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 16.5%

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