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Kilmarnock and Loudoun

2010 Results:
Conservative: 6592 (14.13%)
Labour: 24460 (52.54%)
Liberal Democrat: 3419 (7.33%)
SNP: 12082 (25.89%)
Majority: 12378 (26.65%)

2005 Results:
Labour: 20976 (47.3%)
SNP: 12273 (27.7%)
Conservative: 5026 (11.3%)
Liberal Democrat: 4945 (11.1%)
Other: 1163 (2.6%)
Majority: 8703 (19.6%)

Boundary changes prior to 2005 election.

2001 Result
Conservative: 3943 (10.5%)
Labour: 19926 (52.9%)
Liberal Democrat: 3177 (8.4%)
SNP: 9592 (25.5%)
Other: 1027 (2.7%)
Majority: 10334 (27.4%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 5125 (10.8%)
Labour: 23621 (49.8%)
Liberal Democrat: 1891 (4%)
SNP: 16365 (34.5%)
Referendum: 284 (0.6%)
Other: 123 (0.3%)
Majority: 7256 (15.3%)

No Boundary Changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Cathy Jamieson (Labour) Born 1956, Kilmarnock. Educated at James Hamilton Academy abd Glasgow School of Art. Former social worker. MSP for Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley since 1999. Deputy Labour leader in the Scottish Parliament 2007-2008, and briefly acting leader following Wendy Alexander`s resignation.

2010 election candidates:
portraitJanette McAlpine (Conservative) born Glasgow. Educated at Paisley University. Knowledge transfer manager at Glasgow Caledonian University. Contested Glasgow Bailleston & Glasgow list 2003 Scottish elections, Glasgow South 2005 and Kilmarnock and Loudoun & Central Scotland list 2007.
portraitCathy Jamieson (Labour) Born 1956, Kilmarnock. Educated at James Hamilton Academy abd Glasgow School of Art. Former social worker. MSP for Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley since 1999. Deputy Labour leader in the Scottish Parliament 2007-2008, and briefly acting leader following Wendy Alexander`s resignation.
portraitSebastian Tombs (Liberal Democrat)
portraitGeorge Leslie (SNP)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 93777
Male: 48.1%
Female: 51.9%
Under 18: 23.4%
Over 60: 21.4%
Born outside UK: 1.8%
White: 99.3%
Asian: 0.2%
Mixed: 0.2%
Other: 0.3%
Christian: 68.1%
Graduates 16-74: 14.2%
No Qualifications 16-74: 39.6%
Owner-Occupied: 60.6%
Social Housing: 31.8% (Council: 29.3%, Housing Ass.: 2.5%)
Privately Rented: 3.4%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 3.2%

NB - The constituency guide is now archived and is no longer being updated.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