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Truro and Falmouth

2010 Results:
Conservative: 20349 (41.73%)
Labour: 4697 (9.63%)
Liberal Democrat: 19914 (40.83%)
UKIP: 1911 (3.92%)
Green: 858 (1.76%)
Others: 1039 (2.13%)
Majority: 435 (0.9%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Liberal Democrat: 17613 (45.5%)
Conservative: 12482 (32.3%)
Labour: 5954 (15.4%)
Other: 2640 (6.8%)
Majority: 5131 (13.3%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 16686 (32.4%)
Labour: 6991 (13.6%)
Liberal Democrat: 24089 (46.7%)
UKIP: 2736 (5.3%)
Other: 1062 (2.1%)
Majority: 7403 (14.4%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 16231 (32.3%)
Labour: 6889 (13.7%)
Liberal Democrat: 24296 (48.3%)
UKIP: 1664 (3.3%)
Other: 1215 (2.4%)
Majority: 8065 (16%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 15001 (26.4%)
Labour: 8697 (15.3%)
Liberal Democrat: 27502 (48.5%)
Referendum: 3682 (6.5%)
Other: 1865 (3.3%)
Majority: 12501 (22%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Sarah Newton (Conservative) Educated at Clare Terrace, Falmouth School and King`s College, London. Formerly worked for Citibank, American Express and as Director of Age Concern. Director of the International Longevity Centre. Former Merton councillor.

2010 election candidates:
portraitSarah Newton (Conservative) Educated at Clare Terrace, Falmouth School and King`s College, London. Formerly worked for Citibank, American Express and as Director of Age Concern. Director of the International Longevity Centre. Former Merton councillor.
portraitCharlotte MacKenzie (Labour) Educated at Cambridge University, with a doctorate from University College London. Researcher and consultant. Former associate director of HEFCE and QAA, and previously a senior lecturer. Formerly chaired the Board of Directors and Trustees of the community-based regeneration charity Cornwall Neighbourhoods for Change. Truro councillor since May 2007. Contested Truro and St Austell 2005.
portraitTerrye Teverson (Liberal Democrat) born 1952. Educated at Helston Grammar School. Runs a printing company. Kerrier disrict councillor 1987-1999. Contested Falmouth and Camborne 1992, 1997. Contested South West region in 1999 European elections. Married to Lord Teverson, a Liberal Democrat whip in the Lords.
portraitIan Wright (Green)
portraitHarry Blakeley (UKIP) Mechanical engineer.
portraitLoic Rich (Mebyon Kernow)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 84317
Male: 47.7%
Female: 52.3%
Under 18: 20.2%
Over 60: 27.1%
Born outside UK: 4.2%
White: 98.7%
Black: 0.2%
Asian: 0.3%
Mixed: 0.5%
Other: 0.3%
Christian: 73.7%
Full time students: 4.3%
Graduates 16-74: 20.2%
No Qualifications 16-74: 25%
Owner-Occupied: 71.6%
Social Housing: 12.4% (Council: 9.9%, Housing Ass.: 2.5%)
Privately Rented: 12%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 18.2%

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