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Worcester

2010 Results:
Conservative: 19358 (39.53%)
Labour: 16376 (33.44%)
Liberal Democrat: 9525 (19.45%)
BNP: 1219 (2.49%)
UKIP: 1360 (2.78%)
Green: 735 (1.5%)
Independent: 228 (0.47%)
Others: 173 (0.35%)
Majority: 2982 (6.09%)

2005 Results:
Labour: 19421 (41.9%)
Conservative: 16277 (35.1%)
Liberal Democrat: 7557 (16.3%)
Other: 3133 (6.8%)
Majority: 3144 (6.8%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 15712 (35.5%)
Labour: 21478 (48.6%)
Liberal Democrat: 5578 (12.6%)
UKIP: 1442 (3.3%)
Majority: 5766 (13%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 18423 (35.7%)
Labour: 25848 (50.1%)
Liberal Democrat: 6462 (12.5%)
Other: 886 (1.7%)
Majority: 7425 (14.4%)

No Boundary Changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Robin Walker (Conservative) born 1978, son of former cabinet minister Peter Walker. Educated at Oxford University. Communications advisor.

2010 election candidates:
portraitRobin Walker (Conservative) born 1978, son of former cabinet minister Peter Walker. Educated at Oxford University. Communications advisor.
portraitMichael Foster(Labour) Born 1963, Birmingham. Educated at Great Wyrley High School, Former accountant for Jaguar and accountancy lecturer. First elected as MP for Worcester in 1997. Former PPS to Margaret Hodge and Peter Hain. Government whip 2006-2008, Undersecretary of state for international development since 2008. In 1997 he was the sponsor for the unsuccessful private members bill to ban hunting with dogs (more information at They work for you)
portraitJackie Alderson (Liberal Democrat) Born Birmingham. Educated at Liverpool University. Runs a marketing consultancy.
portraitLouis Stephen (Green) Senior manager working for an international engineering company.
portraitJack Bennett (UKIP)
portraitSpencer Kirby (BNP)
portraitAndrew Robinson (Pirate)
portraitAndrew Christian-Brookes (Independent)
portraitPeter Nielsen (Independent)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 93353
Male: 48.7%
Female: 51.3%
Under 18: 22.6%
Over 60: 18.8%
Born outside UK: 4.9%
White: 96.5%
Black: 0.3%
Asian: 2%
Mixed: 0.7%
Other: 0.5%
Christian: 76.7%
Muslim: 1.8%
Full time students: 4.3%
Graduates 16-74: 20.4%
No Qualifications 16-74: 27.6%
Owner-Occupied: 73.6%
Social Housing: 15.4% (Council: 11.5%, Housing Ass.: 3.9%)
Privately Rented: 8.4%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 8.4%

NB - The constituency guide is now archived and is no longer being updated.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