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Tiverton and Honiton

2010 Results:
Conservative: 27614 (50.3%)
Labour: 4907 (8.94%)
Liberal Democrat: 18294 (33.33%)
UKIP: 3277 (5.97%)
Green: 802 (1.46%)
Majority: 9320 (16.97%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Conservative: 23895 (47.9%)
Liberal Democrat: 14702 (29.5%)
Labour: 6692 (13.4%)
Other: 4569 (9.2%)
Majority: 9193 (18.4%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 27838 (47.9%)
Labour: 7944 (13.7%)
Liberal Democrat: 16787 (28.9%)
Green: 1399 (2.4%)
UKIP: 2499 (4.3%)
Other: 1701 (2.9%)
Majority: 11051 (19%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 26258 (47.1%)
Labour: 6647 (11.9%)
Liberal Democrat: 19974 (35.8%)
UKIP: 1281 (2.3%)
Green: 1030 (1.8%)
Other: 594 (1.1%)
Majority: 6284 (11.3%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 24438 (41.3%)
Labour: 7598 (12.8%)
Liberal Democrat: 22785 (38.5%)
Referendum: 2952 (5%)
Other: 1356 (2.3%)
Majority: 1653 (2.8%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Neil Parish (Conservative) born 1956. Farmer and MEP. Former district councillor and Somerset county councillor. Contested Pontypool in 1997. First elected as MEP for the South West in 1999. Currently Conservative spokesman on agriculture and fisheries in the European Parliament.

2010 election candidates:
portraitNeil Parish (Conservative) born 1956. Farmer and MEP. Former district councillor and Somerset county councillor. Contested Pontypool in 1997. First elected as MEP for the South West in 1999. Currently Conservative spokesman on agriculture and fisheries in the European Parliament.
portraitVernon Whitlock (Labour) Fomer Policeman. Mayor of Honiton.
portraitJonathan Underwood (Liberal Democrat) Educated at Oxford University. Financial trader and former academic physicist. Contested Exeter 2005.
portraitCathy Connor (Green)
portraitDaryl Stanbury (UKIP)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 92036
Male: 48.2%
Female: 51.8%
Under 18: 20.5%
Over 60: 29.5%
Born outside UK: 3.6%
White: 61.3%
Mixed: 0.2%
Christian: 77.1%
Full time students: 1.7%
Graduates 16-74: 15.8%
No Qualifications 16-74: 29.6%
Owner-Occupied: 74.6%
Social Housing: 12.6% (Council: 9.7%, Housing Ass.: 3%)
Privately Rented: 8.8%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 11.5%

NB - The constituency guide is now archived and is no longer being updated.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