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Workington

2010 Results:
Conservative: 13290 (33.85%)
Labour: 17865 (45.51%)
Liberal Democrat: 5318 (13.55%)
BNP: 1496 (3.81%)
UKIP: 876 (2.23%)
English Democrat: 414 (1.05%)
Majority: 4575 (11.66%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Labour: 18486 (48.4%)
Conservative: 12619 (33.1%)
Liberal Democrat: 5450 (14.3%)
Other: 1601 (4.2%)
Majority: 5867 (15.4%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 12659 (31.9%)
Labour: 19554 (49.2%)
Liberal Democrat: 5815 (14.6%)
UKIP: 1328 (3.3%)
Other: 381 (1%)
Majority: 6895 (17.4%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 12359 (29.6%)
Labour: 23209 (55.5%)
Liberal Democrat: 5214 (12.5%)
Other: 1040 (2.5%)
Majority: 10850 (25.9%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 12061 (24.4%)
Labour: 31717 (64.2%)
Liberal Democrat: 3967 (8%)
Referendum: 1412 (2.9%)
Other: 217 (0.4%)
Majority: 19656 (39.8%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Tony Cunningham(Labour) (more information at They work for you)

2010 election candidates:
portraitJudith Pattinson (Conservative)
portraitTony Cunningham(Labour) (more information at They work for you)
portraitStan Collins (Liberal Democrat)
portraitStephen Lee (UKIP)
portraitMartin Wingfield (BNP) Born 1951. Former member of the National Front and editor of their newspaper, The Flag. Convicted under the Race Relations Act in 1984 and imprisoned for refusing to pay a fine. Joined the BNP in 2001 and has subsequently edited their party newspaper, Freedom. Contested Worthing 1983 for the National Front, Wolverhampton North-East 1997 for the National Democrats. Contested Birmingham East in 1989 European elections for the National Front, North West England in 2004, 2009 European elections for the BNP.
portraitRob Logan (English Democrat)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 76145
Male: 48.8%
Female: 51.2%
Under 18: 21.6%
Over 60: 23.4%
Born outside UK: 1.6%
White: 99.4%
Mixed: 0.2%
Other: 0.2%
Christian: 86%
Full time students: 1.6%
Graduates 16-74: 14.3%
No Qualifications 16-74: 35.3%
Owner-Occupied: 69.2%
Social Housing: 21.9% (Council: 3.5%, Housing Ass.: 18.4%)
Privately Rented: 5.7%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 8.8%

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