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Newport East

2010 Results:
Conservative: 7918 (22.99%)
Labour: 12744 (36.99%)
Liberal Democrat: 11094 (32.21%)
Plaid Cymru: 724 (2.1%)
BNP: 1168 (3.39%)
UKIP: 677 (1.97%)
Socialist Labour: 123 (0.36%)
Majority: 1650 (4.78%)

2005 Results:
Labour: 14389 (45.2%)
Liberal Democrat: 7551 (23.7%)
Conservative: 7459 (23.4%)
Plaid Cymru: 1221 (3.8%)
Other: 1205 (3.8%)
Majority: 6838 (21.5%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 7246 (23.2%)
Labour: 17120 (54.7%)
Liberal Democrat: 4394 (14%)
Plaid Cymru: 1519 (4.9%)
UKIP: 410 (1.3%)
Other: 593 (1.9%)
Majority: 9874 (31.6%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 7958 (21.4%)
Labour: 21481 (57.7%)
Liberal Democrat: 3880 (10.4%)
Plaid Cymru: 721 (1.9%)
Referendum: 1267 (3.4%)
Other: 1951 (5.2%)
Majority: 13523 (36.3%)

No Boundary Changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Jessica Morden(Labour) (more information at They work for you)

2010 election candidates:
portraitDawn Parry (Conservative)
portraitJessica Morden(Labour) (more information at They work for you)
portraitEd Townsend (Liberal Democrat)
portraitFiona Cross (Plaid Cymru)
portraitDavid J Rowlands (UKIP)
portraitKeith Jones (BNP)
portraitLiz Screen (Socialist Labour)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 69820
Male: 48.3%
Female: 51.7%
Under 18: 26.1%
Over 60: 20.7%
Born outside UK: 3.7%
White: 95.8%
Black: 0.4%
Asian: 2.6%
Mixed: 1%
Other: 0.3%
Christian: 71.5%
Muslim: 2.5%
Full time students: 2.6%
Graduates 16-74: 14.3%
No Qualifications 16-74: 35.2%
Owner-Occupied: 72.4%
Social Housing: 20.3% (Council: 15.7%, Housing Ass.: 4.6%)
Privately Rented: 4.5%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 4.3%

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