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Staffordshire South

2010 Results:
Conservative: 26834 (53.2%)
Labour: 10244 (20.31%)
Liberal Democrat: 8427 (16.71%)
BNP: 1928 (3.82%)
UKIP: 2753 (5.46%)
Independent: 254 (0.5%)
Majority: 16590 (32.89%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Conservative: 21537 (49.6%)
Labour: 15228 (35.1%)
Liberal Democrat: 4993 (11.5%)
Other: 1664 (3.8%)
Majority: 6309 (14.5%)

Actual 2005 result

2001 Result
Conservative: 21295 (50.5%)
Labour: 14414 (34.2%)
Liberal Democrat: 4891 (11.6%)
UKIP: 1580 (3.7%)
Majority: 6881 (16.3%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 25568 (50%)
Labour: 17747 (34.7%)
Liberal Democrat: 5797 (11.3%)
Referendum: 2002 (3.9%)
Majority: 7821 (15.3%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Gavin Williamson (Conservative)

2010 election candidates:
portraitGavin Williamson (Conservative)
portraitKevin McElduff (Labour)
portraitSarah Fellows (Liberal Democrat)
portraitMike Nattrass (UKIP)
portraitDavid Bradnock (BNP)
portraitAndrew Morris (Jury Team)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 91736
Male: 49.3%
Female: 50.7%
Under 18: 21.9%
Over 60: 22.1%
Born outside UK: 2.2%
White: 97.9%
Black: 0.3%
Asian: 1%
Mixed: 0.6%
Other: 0.2%
Christian: 83.6%
Full time students: 2.4%
Graduates 16-74: 16%
No Qualifications 16-74: 30.3%
Owner-Occupied: 79.5%
Social Housing: 14.5% (Council: 1.6%, Housing Ass.: 12.8%)
Privately Rented: 3.7%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 5%

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