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Stockton North

2010 Results:
Conservative: 10247 (25.94%)
Labour: 16923 (42.85%)
Liberal Democrat: 6342 (16.06%)
BNP: 1724 (4.36%)
UKIP: 1556 (3.94%)
English Democrat: 1129 (2.86%)
Independent: 1577 (3.99%)
Majority: 6676 (16.91%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Labour: 20989 (55%)
Conservative: 8109 (21.2%)
Liberal Democrat: 7066 (18.5%)
Other: 2006 (5.3%)
Majority: 12880 (33.7%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 7575 (20.8%)
Labour: 20012 (54.9%)
Liberal Democrat: 6869 (18.9%)
BNP: 986 (2.7%)
UKIP: 986 (2.7%)
Majority: 12437 (34.1%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 7823 (22.1%)
Labour: 22470 (63.4%)
Liberal Democrat: 4208 (11.9%)
Green: 926 (2.6%)
Majority: 14647 (41.3%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 8369 (18.8%)
Labour: 29726 (66.8%)
Liberal Democrat: 4816 (10.8%)
Referendum: 1563 (3.5%)
Majority: 21357 (48%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Alex Cunningham (Labour) Former head of Communications for Transco, and ran a communications and web design business. Stockton borough councillor.

2010 election candidates:
portraitIan Galletley (Conservative) Freelance writer. Darlington councillor.
portraitAlex Cunningham (Labour) Former head of Communications for Transco, now running a communications and web design business. Stockton borough councillor.
portraitPhilip Latham (Liberal Democrat) Contested Hexham 2001, Durham North 2005.
portraitGordon Parkin (UKIP) Contested Stockton North 2005
portraitJames MacPherson (BNP)
portraitIan Saul (English Democrat) Born Norton. Educated at Blakeston School and London University. Chartered accountant.
portraitFrank Cook (Independent) Born 1935, Hartlepool. Educated at Corby School and De la Salle College. Prior to his election was a construction project manager. First elected as Labour MP for Stockton North in 1983. He was a member of the Campaign Group of left wing Labour MPs. After being deselected he announced after the dissolution of Parliament that he would contest the seat as an Independent.

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 88484
Male: 48.8%
Female: 51.2%
Under 18: 24.4%
Over 60: 20.7%
Born outside UK: 2.6%
White: 98%
Asian: 1%
Mixed: 0.5%
Other: 0.3%
Christian: 81.6%
Muslim: 0.9%
Full time students: 2.6%
Graduates 16-74: 11.8%
No Qualifications 16-74: 36.3%
Owner-Occupied: 65.1%
Social Housing: 27.7% (Council: 23.3%, Housing Ass.: 4.4%)
Privately Rented: 5.3%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 4.6%

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