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St Austell and Newquay

2010 Results:
Conservative: 18877 (39.96%)
Labour: 3386 (7.17%)
Liberal Democrat: 20189 (42.74%)
BNP: 1022 (2.16%)
UKIP: 1757 (3.72%)
Others: 2007 (4.25%)
Majority: 1312 (2.78%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Liberal Democrat: 16109 (40.9%)
Conservative: 15479 (39.3%)
Labour: 4612 (11.7%)
Other: 3147 (8%)
Majority: 630 (1.6%)

New seat:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Stephen Gilbert (Liberal Democrat) born 1976, Truro. Educated at Fowey Community School and the University of Wales, Aberystwyth. Consultant to a public relations firm. Former Restormel borough councillor. Haringey councillor from 2002-2006

2010 election candidates:
portraitCaroline Righton (Conservative) Journalist and TV producer, former newsreader & TV-AM presenter and author of self-help book “The Life Audit”.
portraitLee Jameson (Labour) born 1974, Torpoint . Educated at Torpoint Comprehensive School and the University of Lincolnshire and Humberside. Executive in an online political monitoring company.
portraitStephen Gilbert (Liberal Democrat) born 1976, Truro. Educated at Fowey Community School and the University of Wales, Aberystwyth. Consultant to a public relations firm. Former Restormel borough councillor. Haringey councillor from 2002-2006
portraitClive Medway (UKIP) Born 1950. Educated at Longslade Upper School and Leicester University. Former police inspector, now self employed.
portraitJames Fitton (BNP)
portraitDick Cole (Mebyon Kernow) Archaelogist. Restormel borough councillor since 1999. Leader of Mebyon Kernow.

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 90960
Male: 48.8%
Female: 51.3%
Under 18: 21.3%
Over 60: 25.3%
Born outside UK: 3.4%
White: 98.9%
Black: 0.2%
Asian: 0.2%
Mixed: 0.5%
Other: 0.2%
Christian: 75.3%
Full time students: 2%
Graduates 16-74: 12%
No Qualifications 16-74: 31.9%
Owner-Occupied: 73.9%
Social Housing: 9.8% (Council: 2.9%, Housing Ass.: 6.9%)
Privately Rented: 12.5%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 18.7%

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