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2010 Results:
Conservative: 24300 (51.77%)
Labour: 7944 (16.92%)
Liberal Democrat: 9887 (21.06%)
BNP: 1004 (2.14%)
UKIP: 1496 (3.19%)
Green: 573 (1.22%)
English Democrat: 622 (1.33%)
Independent: 1113 (2.37%)
Majority: 14413 (30.71%)

2005 Results:
Conservative: 19268 (44.8%)
Labour: 13538 (31.5%)
Liberal Democrat: 7145 (16.6%)
Other: 3083 (7.2%)
Majority: 5730 (13.3%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 17364 (43.6%)
Labour: 14743 (37.1%)
Liberal Democrat: 6011 (15.1%)
UKIP: 1162 (2.9%)
Other: 509 (1.3%)
Majority: 2621 (6.6%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 21085 (43.6%)
Labour: 14827 (30.7%)
Liberal Democrat: 9479 (19.6%)
Referendum: 2538 (5.2%)
Other: 426 (0.9%)
Majority: 6258 (12.9%)

No Boundary Changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Caroline Dinenage (Conservative) Born 1971, Portsmouth, daughter of TV presenter Fred Dinenage. Educated at Wykeham House and Swansea University. Sales director. Former Winchester councillor. Contested Portsmouth South 2005.

2010 election candidates:
portraitCaroline Dinenage (Conservative) Born 1971, Portsmouth, daughter of TV presenter Fred Dinenage. Educated at Wykeham House and Swansea University. Sales director. Former Winchester councillor. Contested Portsmouth South 2005.
portraitGraham Giles (Labour) Qualified probation officer and baptist minister. Founder of a charity helping disabled Romanian children. Associate professor at Bucharest University. Received an MBE in 2003 for services to disadvantaged children in Romania.
portraitRob Hylands (Liberal Democrat)
portraitClaire Smith (Green)
portraitAndrew Rice (UKIP)
portraitBarry Bennett (BNP)
portraitBob Shaw (English Democrat)
portraitBrian Hart (Independent)
portraitCharlie Read (Independent)
portraitDavid Smith (Independent)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 91341
Male: 49%
Female: 51%
Under 18: 22.7%
Over 60: 21.7%
Born outside UK: 4.7%
White: 98.4%
Black: 0.2%
Asian: 0.4%
Mixed: 0.6%
Other: 0.4%
Christian: 76.2%
Full time students: 2.2%
Graduates 16-74: 14.8%
No Qualifications 16-74: 25.6%
Owner-Occupied: 74.6%
Social Housing: 16% (Council: 10.6%, Housing Ass.: 5.4%)
Privately Rented: 5.3%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 9.8%

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