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Wallasey

2010 Results:
Conservative: 13071 (31.38%)
Labour: 21578 (51.8%)
Liberal Democrat: 5693 (13.67%)
UKIP: 1205 (2.89%)
Independent: 107 (0.26%)
Majority: 8507 (20.42%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Labour: 20085 (54.8%)
Conservative: 10976 (29.9%)
Liberal Democrat: 4770 (13%)
Other: 840 (2.3%)
Majority: 9109 (24.8%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 10976 (29.9%)
Labour: 20085 (54.8%)
Liberal Democrat: 4770 (13%)
UKIP: 840 (2.3%)
Majority: 9109 (24.8%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 10442 (28%)
Labour: 22718 (60.8%)
Liberal Democrat: 4186 (11.2%)
Majority: 12276 (32.9%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 11190 (23.9%)
Labour: 30264 (64.6%)
Liberal Democrat: 3899 (8.3%)
Referendum: 1490 (3.2%)
Majority: 19074 (40.7%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Angela Eagle(Labour) Born 1961, Bridlington. Educated at Formby High School and Oxford University. Prior to her election worked for the COHSE. MP for Wallasey since 1992. Opposition whip 1996-1997. Under secretary of state at DETR 1997-1998, social security 1998-2001, Home Office 2001-2002. Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury 2007-2009. Minister of State for Work and Pensions since 2009. She is the first openly lesbian Member of Parliament, coming out in September 1997. Her twin sister Maria is MP for Liverpool Garston (more information at They work for you)

2010 election candidates:
portraitLeah Fraser (Conservative) born 1959. Educated at Weatherhead School for Girls. Worked for Roy Castle Lung Foundation. Wirral councillor since 2005. Contested Wallasey 2005.
portraitAngela Eagle(Labour) Born 1961, Bridlington. Educated at Formby High School and Oxford University. Prior to her election worked for the COHSE. MP for Wallasey since 1992. Opposition whip 1996-1997. Under secretary of state at DETR 1997-1998, social security 1998-2001, Home Office 2001-2002. Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury 2007-2009. Minister of State for Work and Pensions since 2009. She is the first openly lesbian Member of Parliament, coming out in September 1997. Her twin sister Maria is MP for Liverpool Garston (more information at They work for you)
portraitSteve Pitt (Liberal Democrat) Born 1956, Wallasey. Former soldier in the Kings (Liverpool) Regiment.
portraitDerek Snowden (UKIP)
portraitEmmanuel Mwaba (Independent)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 87186
Male: 47.2%
Female: 52.8%
Under 18: 24.4%
Over 60: 21.5%
Born outside UK: 3.1%
White: 98.4%
Black: 0.2%
Asian: 0.4%
Mixed: 0.6%
Other: 0.5%
Christian: 79.3%
Full time students: 2.7%
Graduates 16-74: 13%
No Qualifications 16-74: 31.9%
Owner-Occupied: 71%
Social Housing: 16.1% (Council: 9.5%, Housing Ass.: 6.6%)
Privately Rented: 10.4%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 18.9%

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