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Harrow West

2010 Results:
Conservative: 16968 (36.79%)
Labour: 20111 (43.61%)
Liberal Democrat: 7458 (16.17%)
UKIP: 954 (2.07%)
Green: 625 (1.36%)
Majority: 3143 (6.82%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Labour: 20028 (49.3%)
Conservative: 12199 (30%)
Liberal Democrat: 7551 (18.6%)
Other: 853 (2.1%)
Majority: 7829 (19.3%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 18270 (38.3%)
Labour: 20298 (42.5%)
Liberal Democrat: 8188 (17.1%)
UKIP: 576 (1.2%)
Other: 427 (0.9%)
Majority: 2028 (4.2%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 16986 (36.4%)
Labour: 23142 (49.6%)
Liberal Democrat: 5995 (12.9%)
UKIP: 525 (1.1%)
Majority: 6156 (13.2%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 20571 (39.2%)
Labour: 21811 (41.5%)
Liberal Democrat: 8127 (15.5%)
Referendum: 1997 (3.8%)
Majority: 1240 (2.4%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Gareth Thomas(Labour) (more information at They work for you)

2010 election candidates:
portraitRachel Joyce (Conservative) NHS doctor.
portraitGareth Thomas(Labour) (more information at They work for you)
portraitChristopher Noyce (Liberal Democrat)
portraitRowan Langley (Green)
portraitHerbert Crossman (UKIP)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 89264
Male: 48.8%
Female: 51.2%
Under 18: 22.8%
Over 60: 16.8%
Born outside UK: 34.4%
White: 57%
Black: 7.3%
Asian: 29.2%
Mixed: 3.5%
Other: 3%
Christian: 50.6%
Hindu: 18.3%
Jewish: 1.5%
Muslim: 8.3%
Sikh: 1.5%
Full time students: 5.8%
Graduates 16-74: 31.9%
No Qualifications 16-74: 19.1%
Owner-Occupied: 71.7%
Social Housing: 11.5% (Council: 6.9%, Housing Ass.: 4.6%)
Privately Rented: 13.4%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 5.9%

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