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Newcastle upon Tyne North

2010 Results:
Conservative: 7966 (18.13%)
Labour: 17950 (40.85%)
Liberal Democrat: 14536 (33.08%)
BNP: 1890 (4.3%)
UKIP: 1285 (2.92%)
Green: 319 (0.73%)
Majority: 3414 (7.77%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Labour: 20012 (49.9%)
Liberal Democrat: 13238 (33%)
Conservative: 5771 (14.4%)
Other: 1092 (2.7%)
Majority: 6774 (16.9%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 6022 (15.7%)
Labour: 19224 (50%)
Liberal Democrat: 12201 (31.7%)
Other: 997 (2.6%)
Majority: 7023 (18.3%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 7424 (20.4%)
Labour: 21874 (60.1%)
Liberal Democrat: 7070 (19.4%)
Majority: 14450 (39.7%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 8793 (19.4%)
Labour: 28125 (62.2%)
Liberal Democrat: 6578 (14.5%)
Referendum: 1733 (3.8%)
Majority: 19332 (42.7%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Catherine McKinnell (Labour) Born Denton. Educated at Sacred Heart Comprehensive and Edinburgh University. Employment solicitor.

2010 election candidates:
portraitStephen Parkinson (Conservative) Born 1983, North Shields. Educated at Cambridge University. Author and think tank director.
portraitCatherine McKinnell (Labour) Born Denton. Educated at Sacred Heart Comprehensive and Edinburgh University. Employment solicitor.
portraitRon Beadle (Liberal Democrat) born 1966. Educated at Westminster City London and the LSE. Reader in Business Ethics at Northumbria University. Gateshead councillor since 1996. Contested Newcastle North in 2005, Gateshead East & Washington West 2001, Sedgefield 1997, Gateshead East 1992.
portraitAnna Heyman (Green)
portraitIan Proud (UKIP)
portraitTerry Gibson (BNP)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 86933
Male: 48.2%
Female: 51.8%
Under 18: 20.8%
Over 60: 22.5%
Born outside UK: 3.4%
White: 97.6%
Black: 0.3%
Asian: 1%
Mixed: 0.6%
Other: 0.6%
Christian: 77.5%
Muslim: 0.7%
Full time students: 7.7%
Graduates 16-74: 15.8%
No Qualifications 16-74: 33.9%
Owner-Occupied: 70.4%
Social Housing: 21.7% (Council: 11.5%, Housing Ass.: 10.2%)
Privately Rented: 4.8%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 7.4%

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