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South Ribble

2010 Results:
Conservative: 23396 (45.47%)
Labour: 17842 (34.67%)
Liberal Democrat: 7271 (14.13%)
BNP: 1054 (2.05%)
UKIP: 1895 (3.68%)
Majority: 5554 (10.8%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Labour: 20667 (44.2%)
Conservative: 17981 (38.4%)
Liberal Democrat: 7175 (15.3%)
Other: 986 (2.1%)
Majority: 2686 (5.7%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 18244 (38.4%)
Labour: 20428 (43%)
Liberal Democrat: 7634 (16.1%)
UKIP: 1205 (2.5%)
Majority: 2184 (4.6%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 17594 (38.1%)
Labour: 21386 (46.4%)
Liberal Democrat: 7150 (15.5%)
Majority: 3792 (8.2%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 20772 (37.6%)
Labour: 25856 (46.8%)
Liberal Democrat: 5879 (10.6%)
Referendum: 1475 (2.7%)
Other: 1249 (2.3%)
Majority: 5084 (9.2%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Lorraine Fullbrook (Conservative) Born 1959, Glasgow. Hart councillor 2002-2004, Leader of Hart council 2003-2004. Contested South Ribble 2005.

2010 election candidates:
portraitLorraine Fullbrook (Conservative) Born 1959, Glasgow. Hart councillor 2002-2004, Leader of Hart council 2003-2004. Contested South Ribble 2005.
portraitDavid Borrow(Labour) (more information at They work for you)
portraitPeter Fisher (Liberal Democrat)
portraitDavid Duxbury (UKIP)
portraitRosalind Gauci (BNP)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 93145
Male: 49.4%
Female: 50.6%
Under 18: 22.5%
Over 60: 21.1%
Born outside UK: 3%
White: 98.1%
Black: 0.2%
Asian: 0.7%
Mixed: 0.6%
Other: 0.4%
Christian: 84.2%
Full time students: 2.7%
Graduates 16-74: 18.7%
No Qualifications 16-74: 26.6%
Owner-Occupied: 83.4%
Social Housing: 10.9% (Council: 1.9%, Housing Ass.: 9%)
Privately Rented: 3.5%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 7.6%

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