The UKPollingReport election guide for 2010 has now been archived and all comments will shortly be closed. The new Election Guide for the 2015 election is now online at http://ukpollingreport.co.uk/2015guide. The old site is archived at the UK Web Archive.
.

Harrow East

2010 Results:
Conservative: 21435 (44.65%)
Labour: 18032 (37.56%)
Liberal Democrat: 6850 (14.27%)
UKIP: 896 (1.87%)
Green: 793 (1.65%)
Majority: 3403 (7.09%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Labour: 19235 (45.2%)
Conservative: 16588 (39%)
Liberal Democrat: 5994 (14.1%)
Other: 757 (1.8%)
Majority: 2647 (6.2%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 18715 (36.8%)
Labour: 23445 (46.1%)
Liberal Democrat: 7747 (15.2%)
UKIP: 916 (1.8%)
Majority: 4730 (9.3%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 15466 (32.2%)
Labour: 26590 (55.3%)
Liberal Democrat: 6021 (12.5%)
Majority: 11124 (23.1%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 20189 (35.4%)
Labour: 29927 (52.5%)
Liberal Democrat: 4697 (8.2%)
Referendum: 1537 (2.7%)
Other: 635 (1.1%)
Majority: 9738 (17.1%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Bob Blackman (Conservative) born 1956. Educated at Liverpool University. Former compliance manager for BT. Brent councillor since 1986 and Leader of Brent Council from 1991-1996. Unsuccessfully sought Conservative London Mayoral nomination in 1999. Member of the London Assembly 2004-2008. Contested Brent South in 1992, Bedford & Kempston in 1997 and Brent North 2005. MP for Harrow East since 2010.

2010 election candidates:
portraitBob Blackman (Conservative) born 1956. Educated at Liverpool University. Former compliance manager for BT. Brent councillor since 1986 and Leader of Brent Council from 1991-1996. Unsuccessfully sought Conservative London Mayoral nomination in 1999. Contested GLA Brent & Harrow seat in 2003. Elected to the London Assembly in 2004 and currently (Nov 2006) Conservative group whip. Contested Brent South in 1992, Bedford & Kempston in 1997 and Brent North 2005.
portraitTony McNulty(Labour) (more information at They work for you)
portraitNahid Boethe (Liberal Democrat) Former Harrow councillor. Contested Hayes and Harlington 2001, Hendon 2005.
portraitMadeleine Atkins (Green)
portraitAbhijit Pandya (UKIP) Born 1980, Harrow. Educated at Millhill school and Leicester University. Law tutor.

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 88296
Male: 48.2%
Female: 51.8%
Under 18: 23.4%
Over 60: 19.9%
Born outside UK: 35.3%
White: 54.7%
Black: 6.1%
Asian: 34.4%
Mixed: 2.4%
Other: 2.5%
Christian: 41.3%
Hindu: 23.9%
Jewish: 10.3%
Muslim: 7.1%
Sikh: 0.6%
Full time students: 5.7%
Graduates 16-74: 25.3%
No Qualifications 16-74: 23.8%
Owner-Occupied: 77.4%
Social Housing: 11% (Council: 6.7%, Housing Ass.: 4.2%)
Privately Rented: 8.5%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 4.5%

NB - The constituency guide is now archived and is no longer being updated. The new guide is at http://ukpollingreport.co.uk/2015guide