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Hyndburn

2010 Results:
Conservative: 14441 (33.84%)
Labour: 17531 (41.08%)
Liberal Democrat: 5033 (11.79%)
BNP: 2137 (5.01%)
UKIP: 1481 (3.47%)
Green: 463 (1.09%)
English Democrat: 413 (0.97%)
Independent: 378 (0.89%)
Others: 795 (1.86%)
Majority: 3090 (7.24%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Labour: 18287 (45.7%)
Conservative: 12783 (32%)
Liberal Democrat: 5684 (14.2%)
Other: 3234 (8.1%)
Majority: 5504 (13.8%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 12549 (31.8%)
Labour: 18136 (46%)
Liberal Democrat: 5577 (14.1%)
BNP: 2444 (6.2%)
UKIP: 743 (1.9%)
Majority: 5587 (14.2%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 12681 (33.2%)
Labour: 20900 (54.7%)
Liberal Democrat: 3680 (9.6%)
UKIP: 982 (2.6%)
Majority: 8219 (21.5%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 15383 (31.9%)
Labour: 26831 (55.6%)
Liberal Democrat: 4141 (8.6%)
Referendum: 1627 (3.4%)
Other: 290 (0.6%)
Majority: 11448 (23.7%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Graham Jones (Labour) Hyndburn councillor.

2010 election candidates:
portraitKaren Buckley (Conservative)
portraitGraham Jones (Labour) Hyndburn councillor.
portraitAndrew Rankine (Liberal Democrat)
portraitKerry Gormley (Green)
portraitGranville Barker (UKIP)
portraitDavid Shapcott (BNP)
portraitChristopher Reid (English Democrat)
portraitKevin Logan (CPA) Born 1943. Retired vicar, journalist and author.
portraitCraig Hall (Independent)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 92619
Male: 48.8%
Female: 51.2%
Under 18: 25.5%
Over 60: 19.9%
Born outside UK: 5.5%
White: 91.5%
Asian: 7.6%
Mixed: 0.6%
Other: 0.2%
Christian: 75.7%
Muslim: 7.3%
Full time students: 2.5%
Graduates 16-74: 13.1%
No Qualifications 16-74: 35%
Owner-Occupied: 74.5%
Social Housing: 14.6% (Council: 10.3%, Housing Ass.: 4.3%)
Privately Rented: 7.8%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 17.2%

NB - The constituency guide is now archived and is no longer being updated.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