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Worthing East and Shoreham

2010 Results:
Conservative: 23458 (48.47%)
Labour: 8087 (16.71%)
Liberal Democrat: 12353 (25.52%)
UKIP: 2984 (6.17%)
Green: 1126 (2.33%)
English Democrat: 389 (0.8%)
Majority: 11105 (22.95%)

Notional 2005 Results:
Conservative: 19548 (43.9%)
Labour: 11365 (25.5%)
Liberal Democrat: 10844 (24.3%)
Other: 2786 (6.3%)
Majority: 8183 (18.4%)

Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 19548 (43.9%)
Labour: 11365 (25.5%)
Liberal Democrat: 10844 (24.3%)
UKIP: 2109 (4.7%)
Other: 677 (1.5%)
Majority: 8183 (18.4%)

2001 Result
Conservative: 18608 (43.2%)
Labour: 12469 (29%)
Liberal Democrat: 9876 (22.9%)
UKIP: 1195 (2.8%)
Other: 920 (2.1%)
Majority: 6139 (14.3%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 20864 (40.5%)
Labour: 12335 (23.9%)
Liberal Democrat: 15766 (30.6%)
Referendum: 1683 (3.3%)
Other: 921 (1.8%)
Majority: 5098 (9.9%)

Boundary changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Tim Loughton(Conservative) (more information at They work for you)

2010 election candidates:
portraitTim Loughton(Conservative) (more information at They work for you)
portraitEmily Benn (Labour) born 1989, granddaughter of Tony Benn and niece of Hilary Benn. A-level student.
portraitJames Doyle (Liberal Democrat)
portraitSusan Board (Green)
portraitMichael Glennon (UKIP)
portraitClive Maltby (English Democrat)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 91848
Male: 47.6%
Female: 52.4%
Under 18: 21.7%
Over 60: 26.2%
Born outside UK: 5.1%
White: 97.3%
Black: 0.3%
Asian: 0.9%
Mixed: 1%
Other: 0.5%
Christian: 72.9%
Muslim: 0.7%
Full time students: 2.2%
Graduates 16-74: 15.2%
No Qualifications 16-74: 28.9%
Owner-Occupied: 79.4%
Social Housing: 11.4% (Council: 8.2%, Housing Ass.: 3.2%)
Privately Rented: 6.8%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 9.5%

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