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Stratford-on-Avon

2010 Results:
Conservative: 26052 (51.55%)
Labour: 4809 (9.51%)
Liberal Democrat: 14706 (29.1%)
BNP: 1097 (2.17%)
UKIP: 1846 (3.65%)
Green: 527 (1.04%)
English Democrat: 473 (0.94%)
Independent: 1032 (2.04%)
Majority: 11346 (22.45%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Conservative: 23987 (51.5%)
Liberal Democrat: 12928 (27.8%)
Labour: 7381 (15.8%)
Other: 2277 (4.9%)
Majority: 11059 (23.7%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 28652 (49.2%)
Labour: 10145 (17.4%)
Liberal Democrat: 16468 (28.3%)
Green: 1354 (2.3%)
UKIP: 1621 (2.8%)
Majority: 12184 (20.9%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 27606 (50.3%)
Labour: 9164 (16.7%)
Liberal Democrat: 15804 (28.8%)
UKIP: 1184 (2.2%)
Green: 1156 (2.1%)
Majority: 11802 (21.5%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 29967 (48.3%)
Labour: 12754 (20.5%)
Liberal Democrat: 15861 (25.5%)
Referendum: 2064 (3.3%)
Other: 1453 (2.3%)
Majority: 14106 (22.7%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Nadhim Zahawi (Conservative) Born 1967, Iraq. Educated at Kings College School and University College London. Founder and CEO of YouGov. Wandsworth councillor 1994-2006. Contested Erith and Thamesmead 1997.

2010 election candidates:
portraitNadhim Zahawi (Conservative) Born 1967, Iraq. Educated at Kings College School and University College London. Founder and CEO of YouGov. Wandsworth councillor 1994-2006. Contested Erith and Thamesmead 1997.
portraitRobert Johnston (Labour)
portraitMartin Turner (Liberal Democrat) born 1966, Todmorden. Educated at King Edward`s School, Birmingham and Oxford University. Currently head of Communications for an NHS trust, Vice-Chair of the Lib Dem Parliamentary candidates association and Chairman of the Liberal Democrat Christian forum. Contested the West Midlands region in the 2004 European Elections. Contested Halesowen & Rowley Regis in 2005 and Sutton Coldfield in 2001.
portraitKaren Varga (Green)
portraitBrett Parsons (UKIP)
portraitGeorge Jones (BNP)
portraitFred Bishhop (English Democrat)
portraitNeil Bassnett (Independent)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 80079
Male: 48.2%
Female: 51.8%
Under 18: 19.8%
Over 60: 25.6%
Born outside UK: 4.6%
White: 98.6%
Asian: 0.4%
Mixed: 0.5%
Other: 0.4%
Christian: 81.1%
Full time students: 2%
Graduates 16-74: 23.8%
No Qualifications 16-74: 24.1%
Owner-Occupied: 76.1%
Social Housing: 12.2% (Council: 1%, Housing Ass.: 11.1%)
Privately Rented: 8.1%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 5%

NB - The constituency guide is now archived and is no longer being updated. It will be replaced by a new guide in 2013, once the fate of the boundary review is finally settled.