Lancashire West


General Election result, June 2001

Labour hold
Colin Pickthall Labour 23,40454.5%
Jeremy Myers Conservative 13,76132.0%
John Thornton LibDem 4,96611.6%
David Hill Ind 5231.2%
David Braid Ind 3170.7%

Electorate 73,046; Turnout 58.8%; Majority 9,643 (22.4%)

Swing: 4.4% to Con from Lab; Declared: 4.15am


General Election result, May 1997

Labour hold
C Pickthall Labour 33,022 60.34%
C Varley Conservative 15,903 29.06%
A Wood LibDem 3,938 7.20%
M Carter Referendum 1,025 1.87%
J Collins Natural Law 449 0.82%
D Hill Ind 392 0.72%

Electorate: 73,320; Turnout: 74.64%; Lab majority 17,119 (31.28%)

Swing from Con to Lab of 12.10%


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