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Sutton and Cheam

2010 Results:
Conservative: 20548 (42.36%)
Labour: 3376 (6.96%)
Liberal Democrat: 22156 (45.67%)
BNP: 1014 (2.09%)
UKIP: 950 (1.96%)
Green: 246 (0.51%)
English Democrat: 106 (0.22%)
Others: 112 (0.23%)
Majority: 1608 (3.31%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Liberal Democrat: 20310 (47%)
Conservative: 17440 (40.3%)
Labour: 5152 (11.9%)
Other: 349 (0.8%)
Majority: 2870 (6.6%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 16922 (40.4%)
Labour: 4954 (11.8%)
Liberal Democrat: 19768 (47.1%)
Other: 288 (0.7%)
Majority: 2846 (6.8%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 15078 (38%)
Labour: 5263 (13.2%)
Liberal Democrat: 19382 (48.8%)
Majority: 4304 (10.8%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 17822 (37.8%)
Labour: 7280 (15.5%)
Liberal Democrat: 19919 (42.3%)
Referendum: 1784 (3.8%)
Other: 287 (0.6%)
Majority: 2097 (4.5%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Paul Burstow(Liberal Democrat) (more information at They work for you)

2010 election candidates:
portraitPhillipa Stroud (Conservative) Charity worker and leader of a central London church. Executive Director of the Centre for Social Justice, the think tank set up by Iain Duncan Smith after his removal as Conservative leader. Contested Birmingham Ladywood in 2005.
portraitKathy Allen (Labour)
portraitPaul Burstow(Liberal Democrat) (more information at They work for you)
portraitPeter Hickson (Green) Contested Carshalton and Wallington 1997, Croydon and Sutton 2000 London Assembly elections.
portraitDavid Pickles (UKIP) Sutton councillor since 2002, originally elected as a Conservative defected to UKIP in 2007. Contested Croydon and Sutton in 2008 London elections.
portraitJohn Clarke (BNP)
portraitJohn Dodds (English Democrat)
portraitMatthew Connolly (CPA)
portraitMartin Cullip (Libertarian)
portraitBrian Hammond (Independents Federation UK)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 88344
Male: 48.4%
Female: 51.6%
Under 18: 21%
Over 60: 20%
Born outside UK: 13.4%
White: 88.9%
Black: 1.9%
Asian: 5.3%
Mixed: 2%
Other: 1.9%
Christian: 71%
Hindu: 2.2%
Muslim: 2.7%
Full time students: 2.9%
Graduates 16-74: 24.2%
No Qualifications 16-74: 20.9%
Owner-Occupied: 78.8%
Social Housing: 9% (Council: 5.4%, Housing Ass.: 3.6%)
Privately Rented: 10.5%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 7.1%

NB - The constituency guide is now archived and is no longer being updated.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.