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South Holland and The Deepings

2010 Results:
Conservative: 29639 (59.06%)
Labour: 7024 (14%)
Liberal Democrat: 7759 (15.46%)
BNP: 1796 (3.58%)
UKIP: 3246 (6.47%)
Green: 724 (1.44%)
Majority: 21880 (43.6%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Conservative: 27168 (57.3%)
Labour: 11605 (24.5%)
Liberal Democrat: 6047 (12.7%)
Other: 2625 (5.5%)
Majority: 15563 (32.8%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 27544 (57.1%)
Labour: 11764 (24.4%)
Liberal Democrat: 6244 (12.9%)
UKIP: 1950 (4%)
Other: 747 (1.5%)
Majority: 15780 (32.7%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 25611 (55.4%)
Labour: 14512 (31.4%)
Liberal Democrat: 4761 (10.3%)
UKIP: 1318 (2.9%)
Majority: 11099 (24%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 24691 (49.3%)
Labour: 16700 (33.3%)
Liberal Democrat: 7836 (15.6%)
Other: 902 (1.8%)
Majority: 7991 (15.9%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: John Hayes(Conservative) (more information at They work for you)

2010 election candidates:
portraitJohn Hayes(Conservative) (more information at They work for you)
portraitGareth Gould (Labour)
portraitJenny Conroy (Liberal Democrat)
portraitAshley Baxter (Green) Born Kings Lynn, 1969. Educated at King Edward VII High School and Nottingham Trent. Energy Management Consultant. Contested Rushcliffe 2001, Nottingham East 2005. Contested East Midlands in 1999, 2009 European elections.
portraitRichard Fairman (UKIP)
portraitRoy Harban (BNP)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 89922
Male: 48.9%
Female: 51.1%
Under 18: 20.7%
Over 60: 26.2%
Born outside UK: 3.4%
White: 98.8%
Asian: 0.3%
Mixed: 0.5%
Other: 0.3%
Christian: 82.2%
Full time students: 1.3%
Graduates 16-74: 11.4%
No Qualifications 16-74: 36.4%
Owner-Occupied: 77.9%
Social Housing: 13.7% (Council: 11.7%, Housing Ass.: 2.1%)
Privately Rented: 5.2%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 4.7%

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