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Newcastle under Lyme

2010 Results:
Conservative: 14841 (34.36%)
Labour: 16393 (37.95%)
Liberal Democrat: 8466 (19.6%)
UKIP: 3491 (8.08%)
Majority: 1552 (3.59%)

2005 Results:
Labour: 18053 (45.4%)
Conservative: 9945 (25%)
Liberal Democrat: 7528 (18.9%)
Other: 4262 (10.7%)
Majority: 8108 (20.4%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 10664 (27.6%)
Labour: 20650 (53.4%)
Liberal Democrat: 5993 (15.5%)
UKIP: 594 (1.5%)
Other: 773 (2%)
Majority: 9986 (25.8%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 10537 (21.4%)
Labour: 27743 (56.5%)
Liberal Democrat: 6858 (14%)
Referendum: 1510 (3.1%)
Other: 2481 (5%)
Majority: 17206 (35%)

No Boundary Changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Paul Farrelly(Labour) (more information at They work for you)

2010 election candidates:
portraitRobert Jenrick (Conservative)
portraitPaul Farrelly(Labour) (more information at They work for you)
portraitNigel Jones (Liberal Democrat)
portraitDavid Nixon (UKIP)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 86516
Male: 48.6%
Female: 51.4%
Under 18: 23%
Over 60: 19.3%
Born outside UK: 9.4%
White: 88.5%
Black: 0.5%
Asian: 8.3%
Mixed: 1.1%
Other: 1.6%
Christian: 65.1%
Hindu: 0.8%
Jewish: 0.6%
Muslim: 7.3%
Sikh: 0.7%
Full time students: 11.6%
Graduates 16-74: 19.6%
No Qualifications 16-74: 35.9%
Owner-Occupied: 46.2%
Social Housing: 39.1% (Council: 30%, Housing Ass.: 9.1%)
Privately Rented: 11.6%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 4%

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