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Stalybridge and Hyde

2010 Results:
Conservative: 13445 (32.89%)
Labour: 16189 (39.6%)
Liberal Democrat: 6965 (17.04%)
BNP: 2259 (5.53%)
UKIP: 1342 (3.28%)
Green: 679 (1.66%)
Majority: 2744 (6.71%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Labour: 17794 (49.7%)
Conservative: 9294 (26%)
Liberal Democrat: 5602 (15.7%)
Other: 3090 (8.6%)
Majority: 8500 (23.8%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 9187 (26%)
Labour: 17535 (49.7%)
Liberal Democrat: 5532 (15.7%)
BNP: 1399 (4%)
Green: 1088 (3.1%)
UKIP: 573 (1.6%)
Majority: 8348 (23.6%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 8922 (27.8%)
Labour: 17781 (55.5%)
Liberal Democrat: 4327 (13.5%)
UKIP: 1016 (3.2%)
Majority: 8859 (27.6%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 10557 (24.5%)
Labour: 25363 (58.9%)
Liberal Democrat: 5169 (12%)
Referendum: 1992 (4.6%)
Majority: 14806 (34.4%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Jonathan Reynolds (Labour)

2010 election candidates:
portraitRob Ablard (Conservative)
portraitJonathan Reynolds (Labour)
portraitJohn Potter (Liberal Democrat)
portraitRuth Bergan (Green)
portraitJohn Cooke (UKIP)
portraitAnthony Jones (BNP)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 87345
Male: 48.5%
Female: 51.5%
Under 18: 24%
Over 60: 19.1%
Born outside UK: 4.3%
White: 95.5%
Black: 0.2%
Asian: 3.2%
Mixed: 0.8%
Other: 0.3%
Christian: 75%
Muslim: 2.6%
Full time students: 2.2%
Graduates 16-74: 13.1%
No Qualifications 16-74: 33.6%
Owner-Occupied: 68%
Social Housing: 22.8% (Council: 13.4%, Housing Ass.: 9.5%)
Privately Rented: 5.8%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 9.1%

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