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Ochil and South Perthshire

2010 Results:
Conservative: 10342 (20.49%)
Labour: 19131 (37.91%)
Liberal Democrat: 5754 (11.4%)
SNP: 13944 (27.63%)
UKIP: 689 (1.37%)
Green: 609 (1.21%)
Majority: 5187 (10.28%)

2005 Results:
Labour: 14645 (31.4%)
SNP: 13957 (29.9%)
Conservative: 10021 (21.5%)
Liberal Democrat: 6218 (13.3%)
Other: 1856 (4%)
Majority: 688 (1.5%)

Boundary changes prior to 2005 election: Name of seat changed from Ochil.

2001 Result
Conservative: 4235 (12%)
Labour: 16004 (45.3%)
Liberal Democrat: 3253 (9.2%)
SNP: 10655 (30.2%)
Other: 1156 (3.3%)
Majority: 5349 (15.2%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 6383 (14.6%)
Labour: 19707 (45%)
Liberal Democrat: 2262 (5.2%)
SNP: 15055 (34.4%)
Referendum: 210 (0.5%)
Other: 169 (0.4%)
Majority: 4652 (10.6%)

No Boundary Changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Gordon Banks(Labour) (more information at They work for you)

2010 election candidates:
portraitGerald Michaluk (Conservative) Educated at Lendrick Muir School. Managing director of a marketing management company. Contested Glasgow Pollok in 2007 Scottish elections.
portraitGordon Banks(Labour) (more information at They work for you)
portraitGraeme Littlejohn (Liberal Democrat)
portraitAnnabelle Ewing (SNP) born 1960, the daughter of SNP matriarch Winnie Ewing. Educated at Craigholme School for Girls and Glasgow University. Lawyer. MP for Perth 2001-2005. Contested Ochil and South Perthshire 2005 and Falkirk East in the 2007 Scottish Parliament elections.
portraitHilary Charles (Green)
portraitDavid Bushby (UKIP)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 93212
Male: 48.6%
Female: 51.4%
Under 18: 24.6%
Over 60: 21.4%
Born outside UK: 3.3%
White: 99.2%
Asian: 0.3%
Mixed: 0.2%
Other: 0.2%
Christian: 63.9%
Graduates 16-74: 21.1%
No Qualifications 16-74: 31.3%
Owner-Occupied: 64.8%
Social Housing: 24.4% (Council: 20.2%, Housing Ass.: 4.2%)
Privately Rented: 6.6%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 3.8%

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