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Salisbury

2010 Results:
Conservative: 23859 (49.21%)
Labour: 3690 (7.61%)
Liberal Democrat: 17893 (36.91%)
BNP: 765 (1.58%)
UKIP: 1392 (2.87%)
Green: 506 (1.04%)
Independent: 376 (0.78%)
Majority: 5966 (12.3%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Conservative: 21695 (47.3%)
Liberal Democrat: 12403 (27%)
Labour: 8406 (18.3%)
Other: 3360 (7.3%)
Majority: 9292 (20.3%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 25961 (47.8%)
Labour: 9457 (17.4%)
Liberal Democrat: 14819 (27.3%)
Green: 1555 (2.9%)
UKIP: 2290 (4.2%)
Other: 240 (0.4%)
Majority: 11142 (20.5%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 24527 (46.6%)
Labour: 9199 (17.5%)
Liberal Democrat: 15824 (30.1%)
UKIP: 1958 (3.7%)
Green: 1095 (2.1%)
Majority: 8703 (16.5%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 25012 (42.9%)
Labour: 10242 (17.6%)
Liberal Democrat: 18736 (32.2%)
Other: 4249 (7.3%)
Majority: 6276 (10.8%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: John Glen (Conservative) Educated at King Edward School, Bath and Oxford University. Strategy consultant and former director of the Conservative research department. Contested Plymouth Devonport 2001.

2010 election candidates:
portraitJohn Glen (Conservative) Educated at King Edward School, Bath and Oxford University. Strategy consultant and former director of the Conservative research department. Contested Plymouth Devonport 2001.
portraitTom Gann (Labour) Born Odstock. Educated at Bishop Wordsworth School and Warwick University. English teacher.
portraitNick Radford (Liberal Democrat) Works for a renewable energy company.
portraitNick Startin (Green)
portraitFrances Howard (UKIP) Teacher. Contested Salisbury 2005
portraitSean Witheridge (BNP)
portraitJohn Holme (Independent)
portraitKing Arthur (Independent)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 87369
Male: 48.3%
Female: 51.7%
Under 18: 21.3%
Over 60: 24%
Born outside UK: 6.4%
White: 98.6%
Asian: 0.3%
Mixed: 0.6%
Other: 0.3%
Christian: 77.6%
Full time students: 2%
Graduates 16-74: 22.6%
No Qualifications 16-74: 24.2%
Owner-Occupied: 69.5%
Social Housing: 15.9% (Council: 11.9%, Housing Ass.: 4%)
Privately Rented: 9.7%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 6.1%

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