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General Election result, June 2001

Labour hold
Hilary Benn Labour 18,27766.9%
Victoria Richmond Conservative 3,89614.3%
Stewart Arnold LibDem 3,60713.2%
David Burgess UKIP 7752.8%
Stephen Johnston Socialist Alliance 7512.8%

Electorate 65,497; Turnout 41.7%; Majority 14,381 (52.7%)

Swing: 1.6% to Con from Lab; Declared: 12.35am


By-election, 10th June 1999

Labour hold
Hilary BennLabour6,36148.24%
Peter WildLibDem4,06830.85%
Edward WildConservative1,61812.27%
David BlackburnGreen4783.62%
Raymond NorthgreavesUK3532.68%
Chris HillLeft Alliance2581.96%
Julian FitzgeraldParents510.39%

Labour majority: 2,293
Turnout: 19.6%
Swing: 20.49% against Lab


General Election result, May 1997

Labour hold
D Fatchett Labour 25,766 69.62%
W Wild Conservative 5,077 13.72%
D Freeman LibDem 4,164 11.25%
P Myers Referendum 1,042 2.82%
M Rix Socialist Labour 656 1.77%
C Hill Socialist Party 304 0.82%

Electorate: 68,309; Turnout: 54.18%; Lab majority 20,689 (55.90%)

Swing from Con to Lab of 7.30%


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