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Surrey South West

2010 Results:
Conservative: 33605 (58.69%)
Labour: 3419 (5.97%)
Liberal Democrat: 17287 (30.19%)
BNP: 644 (1.12%)
UKIP: 1486 (2.6%)
Green: 690 (1.21%)
Independent: 34 (0.06%)
Others: 94 (0.16%)
Majority: 16318 (28.5%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Conservative: 26920 (50.6%)
Liberal Democrat: 20939 (39.3%)
Labour: 4191 (7.9%)
Other: 1173 (2.2%)
Majority: 5981 (11.2%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 26420 (50.4%)
Labour: 4150 (7.9%)
Liberal Democrat: 20709 (39.5%)
UKIP: 958 (1.8%)
Other: 172 (0.3%)
Majority: 5711 (10.9%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 22462 (45.3%)
Labour: 4321 (8.7%)
Liberal Democrat: 21601 (43.6%)
UKIP: 1208 (2.4%)
Majority: 861 (1.7%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 25165 (44.6%)
Labour: 5333 (9.4%)
Liberal Democrat: 22471 (39.8%)
Referendum: 2830 (5%)
Other: 659 (1.2%)
Majority: 2694 (4.8%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Jeremy Hunt(Conservative) Born 1966, Godalming. Educated at Charterhouse and Oxford University. Prior to his election worked as an English language teacher and in PR and publishing. First elected as MP for South West Surrey in 2005. Shadow minister for the disabled 2005-2007, Shadow secretary of state for Culture, Media and Sport since 2007 (more information at They work for you)

2010 election candidates:
portraitJeremy Hunt(Conservative) Born 1966, Godalming. Educated at Charterhouse and Oxford University. Prior to his election worked as an English language teacher and in PR and publishing. First elected as MP for South West Surrey in 2005. Shadow minister for the disabled 2005-2007, Shadow secretary of state for Culture, Media and Sport since 2007 (more information at They work for you)
portraitRichard Mollet (Labour) Born Swansea. Educated at Olchfa Comprehensive and Oxford University. Former Royal Navy officer, now working in political communications
portraitMike Simpson (Liberal Democrat) Born 1959, London. Educated at Kings Grammar School, Ottery St Mary, and Portsmouth Polytechnic. CEO of local YMCA. Newbury councillor 1987-1991. Berkshire county councillor 1989-1993. Contested North West Hampshire 1992.
portraitCherry Allan (Green) Campaigner for a national cyclists organisation.
portraitRoger Meekins (UKIP) Contested Mole Valley 2005 for Veritas.
portraitHelen Hamilton (BNP)
portraitLuke Leighton (Pirate)
portraitArthur Price (Independent)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 97690
Male: 48.5%
Female: 51.5%
Under 18: 22%
Over 60: 22.3%
Born outside UK: 9.3%
White: 97.3%
Black: 0.3%
Asian: 0.8%
Mixed: 0.8%
Other: 0.7%
Christian: 76%
Muslim: 0.6%
Full time students: 4.1%
Graduates 16-74: 30.7%
No Qualifications 16-74: 18.3%
Owner-Occupied: 76%
Social Housing: 13.4% (Council: 10.8%, Housing Ass.: 2.6%)
Privately Rented: 7.1%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 3.1%

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