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Ribble Valley

2010 Results:
Conservative: 26298 (50.3%)
Labour: 11529 (22.05%)
Liberal Democrat: 10732 (20.53%)
UKIP: 3496 (6.69%)
Others: 232 (0.44%)
Majority: 14769 (28.25%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Conservative: 20752 (43.4%)
Labour: 14279 (29.9%)
Liberal Democrat: 11023 (23.1%)
Other: 1728 (3.6%)
Majority: 6473 (13.5%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 25834 (51.9%)
Labour: 10924 (22%)
Liberal Democrat: 11663 (23.4%)
UKIP: 1345 (2.7%)
Majority: 14171 (28.5%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 25308 (51.5%)
Labour: 9793 (19.9%)
Liberal Democrat: 14070 (28.6%)
Majority: 11238 (22.9%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 26702 (46.7%)
Labour: 9013 (15.8%)
Liberal Democrat: 20062 (35.1%)
Referendum: 1297 (2.3%)
Other: 147 (0.3%)
Majority: 6640 (11.6%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Nigel Evans(Conservative) (more information at They work for you)

2010 election candidates:
portraitNigel Evans(Conservative) (more information at They work for you)
portraitPaul Foster (Labour)
portraitAllan Knox (Liberal Democrat)
portraitStephen Rush (UKIP)
portraitTony Johnson (Independent)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 91267
Male: 49%
Female: 51%
Under 18: 22.3%
Over 60: 21.9%
Born outside UK: 3%
White: 98.3%
Asian: 0.7%
Mixed: 0.5%
Other: 0.4%
Christian: 85.7%
Full time students: 2.4%
Graduates 16-74: 21%
No Qualifications 16-74: 25.6%
Owner-Occupied: 83.8%
Social Housing: 7.5% (Council: 3.5%, Housing Ass.: 4.1%)
Privately Rented: 5.8%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 9%

NB - The constituency guide is now archived and is no longer being updated. It will be replaced by a new guide in 2013, once the fate of the boundary review is finally settled.