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Stevenage

2010 Results:
Conservative: 18491 (41.41%)
Labour: 14913 (33.4%)
Liberal Democrat: 7432 (16.64%)
BNP: 1007 (2.26%)
UKIP: 2004 (4.49%)
English Democrat: 366 (0.82%)
Independent: 80 (0.18%)
Others: 358 (0.8%)
Majority: 3578 (8.01%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Labour: 17599 (43.4%)
Conservative: 14148 (34.9%)
Liberal Democrat: 7422 (18.3%)
Other: 1421 (3.5%)
Majority: 3451 (8.5%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 14864 (35.4%)
Labour: 18003 (42.9%)
Liberal Democrat: 7610 (18.1%)
UKIP: 1305 (3.1%)
Other: 152 (0.4%)
Majority: 3139 (7.5%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 13459 (31.7%)
Labour: 22025 (51.9%)
Liberal Democrat: 6027 (14.2%)
Other: 942 (2.2%)
Majority: 8566 (20.2%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 16858 (32.8%)
Labour: 28440 (55.3%)
Liberal Democrat: 4588 (8.9%)
Referendum: 1194 (2.3%)
Other: 306 (0.6%)
Majority: 11582 (22.5%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Stephen McPartland (Conservative) Director of Membership for BritishAmerican Business.

2010 election candidates:
portraitStephen McPartland (Conservative) Director of Membership for BritishAmerican Business.
portraitSharon Taylor (Labour) Educated at Stevenage Girls Grammar. Leader of Stevenage council.
portraitJulia Davies (Liberal Democrat) born 1952. Educated at Merchant Taylors School and University of London. English teacher. Contested Broxbourne 1992, 1997, 2001, Stevenage 2005.
portraitMarion Mason (UKIP)
portraitMichael Green (BNP)
portraitCharles Vickers (English Democrat)
portraitStephen Phillips (No Candidate Deserves My Vote) Born 1963, London. Educated at Southampton University. Software developer.
portraitAndrew Ralph (Your Right to Democracy)
portraitDavid Cox (Independent)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 89633
Male: 49.1%
Female: 50.9%
Under 18: 24.9%
Over 60: 18.4%
Born outside UK: 6.3%
White: 94.9%
Black: 1.1%
Asian: 1.9%
Mixed: 1.4%
Other: 0.7%
Christian: 67.9%
Hindu: 0.6%
Muslim: 1%
Full time students: 2.4%
Graduates 16-74: 16.7%
No Qualifications 16-74: 26.4%
Owner-Occupied: 64.4%
Social Housing: 29.4% (Council: 25.9%, Housing Ass.: 3.5%)
Privately Rented: 4.5%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 1.9%

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