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2010 Results:
Conservative: 22047 (43.88%)
Labour: 16587 (33.02%)
Liberal Democrat: 8211 (16.34%)
BNP: 1103 (2.2%)
UKIP: 1727 (3.44%)
Green: 564 (1.12%)
Majority: 5460 (10.86%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Labour: 20062 (43.2%)
Conservative: 18262 (39.4%)
Liberal Democrat: 6548 (14.1%)
Other: 1536 (3.3%)
Majority: 1800 (3.9%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 17768 (39%)
Labour: 19889 (43.7%)
Liberal Democrat: 6390 (14%)
UKIP: 1507 (3.3%)
Majority: 2121 (4.7%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 16253 (36.6%)
Labour: 21285 (48%)
Liberal Democrat: 4205 (9.5%)
UKIP: 2315 (5.2%)
Other: 308 (0.7%)
Majority: 5032 (11.3%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 20292 (39.2%)
Labour: 24606 (47.5%)
Liberal Democrat: 5480 (10.6%)
Referendum: 1146 (2.2%)
Other: 248 (0.5%)
Majority: 4314 (8.3%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Jeremy Lefroy (Conservative) Chartered accountant and former director of Tanzanian Coffee Board. Newcastle-under-Lyme councillor 2003-2007. Contested West Midlands region in 2003 European elections. Contested Newcastle-under-Lyme 2005.

2010 election candidates:
portraitJeremy Lefroy (Conservative) Chartered accountant and former director of Tanzanian Coffee Board. Newcastle-under-Lyme councillor 2003-2007. Contested West Midlands region in 2003 European elections. Contested Newcastle-under-Lyme 2005.
portraitDavid Kidney(Labour) (more information at They work for you)
portraitBarry Stamp (Liberal Democrat)
portraitMike Shone (Green)
portraitRoy Goode (UKIP)
portraitRoland Hynd (BNP)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 88339
Male: 49.8%
Female: 50.2%
Under 18: 21.1%
Over 60: 21.3%
Born outside UK: 4.3%
White: 96.9%
Black: 0.6%
Asian: 1.2%
Mixed: 0.9%
Other: 0.4%
Christian: 78.9%
Full time students: 4.8%
Graduates 16-74: 20.1%
No Qualifications 16-74: 26.2%
Owner-Occupied: 74.7%
Social Housing: 15.3% (Council: 11.3%, Housing Ass.: 4%)
Privately Rented: 6.5%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 5.5%

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