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Liverpool Riverside

2010 Results:
Conservative: 4243 (10.94%)
Labour: 22998 (59.27%)
Liberal Democrat: 8825 (22.74%)
BNP: 706 (1.82%)
UKIP: 674 (1.74%)
Green: 1355 (3.49%)
Majority: 14173 (36.53%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Labour: 15965 (56.1%)
Liberal Democrat: 7540 (26.5%)
Conservative: 2594 (9.1%)
Other: 2365 (8.3%)
Majority: 8425 (29.6%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 2843 (9.1%)
Labour: 17951 (57.6%)
Liberal Democrat: 7737 (24.8%)
Green: 1707 (5.5%)
UKIP: 455 (1.5%)
Other: 498 (1.6%)
Majority: 10214 (32.7%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 2142 (8.4%)
Labour: 18201 (71.4%)
Liberal Democrat: 4251 (16.7%)
Other: 909 (3.6%)
Majority: 13950 (54.7%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 3635 (9.5%)
Labour: 26858 (70.4%)
Liberal Democrat: 5059 (13.3%)
Referendum: 586 (1.5%)
Other: 1997 (5.2%)
Majority: 21799 (57.2%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Louise Ellman(Labour) (more information at They work for you)

2010 election candidates:
portraitKegang Wu (Conservative) born China. Managing Director of ChinaDirect UK Ltd. Former university lecturer.
portraitLouise Ellman(Labour) (more information at They work for you)
portraitRichard Marbrow (Liberal Democrat) born 1974. Educated at de Ferrers High School and Liverpool University. Former research scientist. Liverpool City councillor since 1998. Contested Liverpool Riverside in 2001 and 2005.
portraitTom Crone (Green)
portraitPat Gaskell (UKIP)
portraitPeter Stafford (BNP)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 90081
Male: 48.2%
Female: 51.8%
Under 18: 18.1%
Over 60: 17.6%
Born outside UK: 9%
White: 88.4%
Black: 3.2%
Asian: 2.3%
Mixed: 3.4%
Other: 2.8%
Christian: 69.5%
Jewish: 0.7%
Muslim: 3.4%
Full time students: 21.8%
Graduates 16-74: 21.5%
No Qualifications 16-74: 31.4%
Owner-Occupied: 39%
Social Housing: 40.1% (Council: 16.2%, Housing Ass.: 23.9%)
Privately Rented: 17.5%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 20.9%

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