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Torbay

2010 Results:
Conservative: 19048 (38.71%)
Labour: 3231 (6.57%)
Liberal Democrat: 23126 (46.99%)
BNP: 709 (1.44%)
UKIP: 2628 (5.34%)
Green: 468 (0.95%)
Majority: 4078 (8.28%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Liberal Democrat: 18995 (41.7%)
Conservative: 16240 (35.6%)
Labour: 6684 (14.7%)
Other: 3645 (8%)
Majority: 2755 (6%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 17288 (36.5%)
Labour: 6972 (14.7%)
Liberal Democrat: 19317 (40.8%)
UKIP: 3726 (7.9%)
Majority: 2029 (4.3%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 17307 (36.4%)
Labour: 4484 (9.4%)
Liberal Democrat: 24015 (50.5%)
UKIP: 1512 (3.2%)
Other: 251 (0.5%)
Majority: 6708 (14.1%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 21082 (39.5%)
Labour: 7923 (14.9%)
Liberal Democrat: 21094 (39.6%)
Other: 3223 (6%)
Majority: 12 (0%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Adrian Sanders(Liberal Democrat) (more information at They work for you)

2010 election candidates:
portraitMarcus Wood (Conservative)
portraitDavid Pedrick-Friend (Labour) Contested Torbay 2005.
portraitAdrian Sanders(Liberal Democrat) (more information at They work for you)
portraitJulien Parrott (UKIP)
portraitSam Moss (Green)
portraitAnn Conway (BNP)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 95291
Male: 47.7%
Female: 52.3%
Under 18: 20.2%
Over 60: 28%
Born outside UK: 4.1%
White: 98.7%
Asian: 0.3%
Mixed: 0.6%
Other: 0.3%
Christian: 75.8%
Full time students: 2.1%
Graduates 16-74: 13.6%
No Qualifications 16-74: 29.8%
Owner-Occupied: 72.7%
Social Housing: 7.4% (Council: 1.5%, Housing Ass.: 6%)
Privately Rented: 17.1%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 15.7%

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