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West Bromwich West

2010 Results:
Conservative: 10612 (29.34%)
Labour: 16263 (44.96%)
Liberal Democrat: 4336 (11.99%)
BNP: 3394 (9.38%)
UKIP: 1566 (4.33%)
Majority: 5651 (15.62%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Labour: 17104 (54.8%)
Conservative: 7149 (22.9%)
Liberal Democrat: 2984 (9.6%)
Other: 3971 (12.7%)
Majority: 9955 (31.9%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 8057 (23.1%)
Labour: 18951 (54.3%)
Liberal Democrat: 3583 (10.3%)
BNP: 3456 (9.9%)
UKIP: 870 (2.5%)
Majority: 10894 (31.2%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 7997 (25.1%)
Labour: 19352 (60.8%)
Liberal Democrat: 2168 (6.8%)
UKIP: 499 (1.6%)
BNP: 1428 (4.5%)
Other: 396 (1.2%)
Majority: 11355 (35.7%)

1997 Result
Labour: 23969 (65.3%)
Other: 12727 (34.7%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Adrian Bailey(Labour) (more information at They work for you)

2010 election candidates:
portraitAndrew Hardie (Conservative) GP
portraitAdrian Bailey(Labour) (more information at They work for you)
portraitSadie Smith (Liberal Democrat)
portraitMac Ford (UKIP)
portraitRuss Green (BNP)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 81294
Male: 48.4%
Female: 51.6%
Under 18: 24.8%
Over 60: 20.4%
Born outside UK: 6.8%
White: 84.7%
Black: 2.8%
Asian: 10.6%
Mixed: 1.6%
Other: 0.2%
Christian: 71.6%
Hindu: 1.7%
Muslim: 3.8%
Sikh: 4.7%
Full time students: 2.3%
Graduates 16-74: 7.3%
No Qualifications 16-74: 47.7%
Owner-Occupied: 55.9%
Social Housing: 35.1% (Council: 31.6%, Housing Ass.: 3.5%)
Privately Rented: 3.9%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 18%

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