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Sheffield Central

2010 Results:
Conservative: 4206 (10.14%)
Labour: 17138 (41.33%)
Liberal Democrat: 16973 (40.93%)
BNP: 903 (2.18%)
UKIP: 652 (1.57%)
Green: 1556 (3.75%)
Independent: 40 (0.1%)
Majority: 165 (0.4%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Labour: 13978 (46.6%)
Liberal Democrat: 9171 (30.6%)
Conservative: 3165 (10.6%)
Other: 3662 (12.2%)
Majority: 4807 (16%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 3094 (10.3%)
Labour: 14950 (49.9%)
Liberal Democrat: 7895 (26.3%)
BNP: 539 (1.8%)
Green: 1808 (6%)
UKIP: 415 (1.4%)
Other: 1284 (4.3%)
Majority: 7055 (23.5%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 3289 (10.9%)
Labour: 18477 (61.4%)
Liberal Democrat: 5933 (19.7%)
UKIP: 257 (0.9%)
Green: 1008 (3.4%)
Other: 1105 (3.7%)
Majority: 12544 (41.7%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 4341 (11.9%)
Labour: 23179 (63.6%)
Liberal Democrat: 6273 (17.2%)
Referendum: 863 (2.4%)
Other: 1763 (4.8%)
Majority: 16906 (46.4%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Paul Blomfield (Labour) Educated at York University. Qualified teacher, manager of University of Sheffield Student Union.

2010 election candidates:
portraitAndrew Lee (Conservative)
portraitPaul Blomfield (Labour) Educated at York University. Qualified teacher, manager of University of Sheffield Student Union.
portraitPaul Scriven (Liberal Democrat) born 1966, Huddersfield. Educated at Manchester University. Former hospital manager. Sheffield City councillor and Liberal Democrat group leader since 2002.
portraitJillian Creasy (Green) Part time GP. Sheffield councillor since 2004.
portraitJeffrey Shaw (UKIP)
portraitTracey Smith (BNP)
portraitRod Rodgers (Independent)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 90150
Male: 50.3%
Female: 49.7%
Under 18: 17.6%
Over 60: 15.9%
Born outside UK: 12.5%
White: 83.7%
Black: 3.7%
Asian: 7.9%
Mixed: 2.4%
Other: 2.2%
Christian: 55.1%
Hindu: 0.8%
Muslim: 8.4%
Full time students: 25.6%
Graduates 16-74: 26.8%
No Qualifications 16-74: 25.1%
Owner-Occupied: 42.8%
Social Housing: 34.3% (Council: 25.3%, Housing Ass.: 9%)
Privately Rented: 19.6%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 10.1%

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