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Leeds North West

2010 Results:
Conservative: 11550 (26.56%)
Labour: 9132 (21%)
Liberal Democrat: 20653 (47.5%)
BNP: 766 (1.76%)
UKIP: 600 (1.38%)
Green: 508 (1.17%)
English Democrat: 153 (0.35%)
Others: 121 (0.28%)
Majority: 9103 (20.94%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Liberal Democrat: 15090 (36%)
Labour: 14179 (33.8%)
Conservative: 11041 (26.3%)
Other: 1657 (3.9%)
Majority: 911 (2.2%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 11510 (25.7%)
Labour: 14735 (33%)
Liberal Democrat: 16612 (37.2%)
Green: 1128 (2.5%)
Other: 726 (1.6%)
Majority: 1877 (4.2%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 12558 (29.6%)
Labour: 17794 (41.9%)
Liberal Democrat: 11431 (26.9%)
UKIP: 668 (1.6%)
Majority: 5236 (12.3%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 15850 (32.1%)
Labour: 19694 (39.9%)
Liberal Democrat: 11689 (23.7%)
Referendum: 1325 (2.7%)
Other: 818 (1.7%)
Majority: 3844 (7.8%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Greg Mulholland(Liberal Democrat) born 1970, Manchester. Educated at St Ambrose College and York University. Prior to his election worked in promotional management. Leeds councillor 2003-2005. MP for Leeds North West since 2005. International development spokesman 2005-2006, schools spokesman 2006-2007, health spokesman since 2007 (more information at They work for you)

2010 election candidates:
portraitJulia Mulligan (Conservative) born 1968, Bradford. Runs a marketing agency in Leeds. Craven councillor since 2006.
portraitJudith Blake (Labour) born Leeds. Educated at Leeds Girls High School and the University of Kent. Former teacher of English as a foreign language. Leeds councillor and deputy leader of the Labour group. Contested Leeds North West 2005.
portraitGreg Mulholland(Liberal Democrat) born 1970, Manchester. Educated at St Ambrose College and York University. Prior to his election worked in promotional management. Leeds councillor 2003-2005. MP for Leeds North West since 2005. International development spokesman 2005-2006, schools spokesman 2006-2007, health spokesman since 2007 (more information at They work for you)
portraitMartin Hemingway (Green) Teacher and former archeologist. Labour councillor in Leeds 1990-2002. Contested Leeds North West 2005. Contested Yorkshire and Humberside 2009 European election.
portraitGeoffrey Bulmer (BNP)
portraitAlan Procter (English Democrat)
portraitTrevor Bavage (Alliance for Green Socialism) Teacher.

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 84606
Male: 48.5%
Female: 51.5%
Under 18: 17.2%
Over 60: 19.3%
Born outside UK: 7.1%
White: 93.2%
Black: 0.7%
Asian: 3.9%
Mixed: 1.2%
Other: 1%
Christian: 66.1%
Hindu: 0.9%
Jewish: 0.6%
Muslim: 2.3%
Sikh: 0.8%
Full time students: 23.5%
Graduates 16-74: 28.3%
No Qualifications 16-74: 17.4%
Owner-Occupied: 60.2%
Social Housing: 17.2% (Council: 12.4%, Housing Ass.: 4.8%)
Privately Rented: 15.5%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 18.1%

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