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Staffordshire Moorlands

2010 Results:
Conservative: 19793 (45.17%)
Labour: 13104 (29.91%)
Liberal Democrat: 7338 (16.75%)
UKIP: 3580 (8.17%)
Majority: 6689 (15.26%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Conservative: 16038 (39.2%)
Labour: 15003 (36.7%)
Liberal Democrat: 6694 (16.4%)
Other: 3140 (7.7%)
Majority: 1035 (2.5%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 15688 (35.5%)
Labour: 18126 (41%)
Liberal Democrat: 6927 (15.7%)
UKIP: 3512 (7.9%)
Majority: 2438 (5.5%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 15066 (35.3%)
Labour: 20904 (49%)
Liberal Democrat: 5928 (13.9%)
UKIP: 760 (1.8%)
Majority: 5838 (13.7%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 16637 (32.5%)
Labour: 26686 (52.2%)
Liberal Democrat: 6191 (12.1%)
Referendum: 1603 (3.1%)
Majority: 10049 (19.7%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Karen Bradley (Conservative) born Staffordshire. Educated at Buxton Girls School and Imperial College. Chartered accountant and tax advisor. Contested Manchester Witherington 2005.

2010 election candidates:
portraitKaren Bradley (Conservative) born Staffordshire. Educated at Buxton Girls School and Imperial College. Chartered accountant and tax advisor. Contested Manchester Witherington 2005.
portraitCharlotte Atkins(Labour) (more information at They work for you)
portraitHenry Jebb (Liberal Democrat) born 1951. Educated at Wellington College and Keele University. Printer and former carpenter. Staffordshire Moorlands councillor 1991-1995 and again since 2003? Contested Stoke-on-Trent North 1997, 2001, 2005.
portraitSteve Povey (UKIP) Staffordshire Moorlands councillor.

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 75152
Male: 49.2%
Female: 50.8%
Under 18: 20.5%
Over 60: 23.6%
Born outside UK: 1.7%
White: 99.2%
Asian: 0.2%
Mixed: 0.4%
Christian: 82%
Full time students: 2.4%
Graduates 16-74: 16%
No Qualifications 16-74: 33.8%
Owner-Occupied: 83.2%
Social Housing: 9.1% (Council: 4.2%, Housing Ass.: 4.9%)
Privately Rented: 4.9%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 7.7%

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