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Newcastle upon Tyne Central

2010 Results:
Conservative: 6611 (19.35%)
Labour: 15694 (45.95%)
Liberal Democrat: 8228 (24.09%)
BNP: 2302 (6.74%)
UKIP: 754 (2.21%)
Green: 568 (1.66%)
Majority: 7466 (21.86%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Labour: 16800 (51.7%)
Liberal Democrat: 8294 (25.5%)
Conservative: 5746 (17.7%)
Other: 1643 (5.1%)
Majority: 8506 (26.2%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 5749 (16.0%)
Labour: 16211 (45.1%)
Liberal Democrat: 12229 (34.0%)
Other: 1731 (4.8%)
Majority: 3982 (11.1%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 7414 (21.3%)
Labour: 19169 (55%)
Liberal Democrat: 7564 (21.7%)
Other: 723 (2.1%)
Majority: 11605 (33.3%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 10792 (23.4%)
Labour: 27272 (59.2%)
Liberal Democrat: 6911 (15%)
Referendum: 1113 (2.4%)
Majority: 16480 (35.8%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Chinyelu Susan Onwurah (Labour) Born Wallsend. Educated at Kenton Comprehensive. Chartered engineer working for Ofcom.

2010 election candidates:
portraitNick Holder (Conservative) Runs a consultancy business.
portraitChinyelu Susan Onwurah (Labour) Born Wallsend. Educated at Kenton Comprehensive. Chartered engineer working for Ofcom.
portraitGareth Kane (Liberal Democrat) born 1971, Northern Ireland. Educated at Methodist college Belfast and Cambridge University. Manager of an environmental research centre at Teesside University. Newcastle city councillor. Contested Sunderland South in 2005.
portraitJohn Pearson (Green)
portraitMartin Davies (UKIP)
portraitKen Booth (BNP) Defected from the National Front in 2005. Contested North East region in 2009 European elections.

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 84752
Male: 48.7%
Female: 51.3%
Under 18: 18.3%
Over 60: 18.7%
Born outside UK: 7.1%
White: 94.1%
Black: 0.4%
Asian: 3.2%
Mixed: 0.9%
Other: 1.4%
Christian: 68.7%
Hindu: 0.7%
Muslim: 2.4%
Full time students: 18%
Graduates 16-74: 24.9%
No Qualifications 16-74: 28.5%
Owner-Occupied: 47.2%
Social Housing: 35% (Council: 30.1%, Housing Ass.: 4.8%)
Privately Rented: 15.2%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 5.9%

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