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Somerset North

2010 Results:
Conservative: 28549 (49.27%)
Labour: 6448 (11.13%)
Liberal Democrat: 20687 (35.7%)
UKIP: 2257 (3.9%)
Majority: 7862 (13.57%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Conservative: 21587 (41.8%)
Liberal Democrat: 15571 (30.2%)
Labour: 11249 (21.8%)
Other: 3211 (6.2%)
Majority: 6016 (11.7%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 21587 (41.8%)
Labour: 11249 (21.8%)
Liberal Democrat: 15571 (30.2%)
BNP: 633 (1.2%)
Green: 1309 (2.5%)
UKIP: 1269 (2.5%)
Majority: 6016 (11.7%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 21297 (43.7%)
Labour: 12499 (25.6%)
Liberal Democrat: 11816 (24.2%)
UKIP: 452 (0.9%)
Green: 1282 (2.6%)
Other: 1412 (2.9%)
Majority: 8798 (18%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 24425 (44.5%)
Labour: 11377 (20.7%)
Liberal Democrat: 16691 (30.4%)
Referendum: 1614 (2.9%)
Other: 820 (1.5%)
Majority: 7734 (14.1%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Liam Fox(Conservative) Secretary of State for Defence 2010-2011, before resigning over his contacts with Adam Werritty (more information at They work for you)

2010 election candidates:
portraitLiam Fox(Conservative) (more information at They work for you)
portraitSteven Parry-Hearn (Labour)
portraitBrian Mathew (Liberal Democrat)
portraitSusan Taylor (UKIP)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 91691
Male: 48.9%
Female: 51.1%
Under 18: 21.6%
Over 60: 23.9%
Born outside UK: 3.9%
White: 98.7%
Asian: 0.4%
Mixed: 0.6%
Other: 0.3%
Christian: 76.2%
Full time students: 2.3%
Graduates 16-74: 22.8%
No Qualifications 16-74: 20%
Owner-Occupied: 83.9%
Social Housing: 8% (Council: 6.1%, Housing Ass.: 1.9%)
Privately Rented: 5.5%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 3.8%

NB - The constituency guide is now archived and is no longer being updated.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.