Reading East


General Election result, June 2001

Labour hold
Jane Griffiths Labour 19,53144.8%
Barry Tanswell Conservative 13,94332.0%
Thomas Dobrashian LibDem 8,07818.5%
Miriam Kennet Green 1,0532.4%
Amy Thornton UKIP 5251.2%
Darren Williams Socialist Alliance 3940.9%
Peter Hammerson Ind 940.2%

Electorate 74,637; Turnout 58.4%; Majority 5,588 (12.8%)

Swing: 2.6% to Lab from Con; Declared: 5.25am


General Election result, May 1997

Labour gain
J Griffiths Labour 21,461 42.73%
J Watts Conservative 17,666 35.18%
R Samuel LibDem 9,307 18.53%
P Harmer Referendum 1,042 2.08%
J Buckley Natural Law 254 0.51%
A Thornton UKIP 252 0.50%
B Packer BNP 238 0.47%

Electorate: 71,586; Turnout: 70.15%; Lab majority 3,795 (7.56%)

Swing from Con to Lab of 13.90%


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