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Swindon North

2010 Results:
Conservative: 22408 (44.55%)
Labour: 15348 (30.52%)
Liberal Democrat: 8668 (17.23%)
BNP: 1542 (3.07%)
UKIP: 1842 (3.66%)
Green: 487 (0.97%)
Majority: 7060 (14.03%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Labour: 19417 (45.1%)
Conservative: 16585 (38.5%)
Liberal Democrat: 5676 (13.2%)
Other: 1358 (3.2%)
Majority: 2832 (6.6%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 17041 (38%)
Labour: 19612 (43.7%)
Liberal Democrat: 6831 (15.2%)
UKIP: 998 (2.2%)
Other: 403 (0.9%)
Majority: 2571 (5.7%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 14266 (33.7%)
Labour: 22371 (52.9%)
Liberal Democrat: 4891 (11.6%)
UKIP: 800 (1.9%)
Majority: 8105 (19.1%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 16341 (33.9%)
Labour: 24029 (49.8%)
Liberal Democrat: 6237 (12.9%)
Referendum: 1533 (3.2%)
Other: 130 (0.3%)
Majority: 7688 (15.9%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Justin Tomlinson (Conservative)

2010 election candidates:
portraitJustin Tomlinson (Conservative)
portraitVictor Agarwal (Labour)
portraitJane Lock (Liberal Democrat)
portraitBill Hughes (Green)
portraitSteve Halden (UKIP)
portraitReg Bates (BNP)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 87400
Male: 49.7%
Female: 50.3%
Under 18: 23%
Over 60: 19.3%
Born outside UK: 6%
White: 96.5%
Black: 0.4%
Asian: 1.4%
Mixed: 0.9%
Other: 0.7%
Christian: 72.4%
Full time students: 1.6%
Graduates 16-74: 13.6%
No Qualifications 16-74: 28.9%
Owner-Occupied: 76.7%
Social Housing: 16.3% (Council: 13.6%, Housing Ass.: 2.7%)
Privately Rented: 4.6%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 7.3%

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