Pontefract & Castleford


General Election result, June 2001

Labour hold
Yvette Cooper Labour 21,89069.7%
Pamela Singleton Conservative 5,51217.6%
Wesley Paxton LibDem 2,3157.4%
John Burdon UKIP 7392.4%
Trevor Bolderson Socialist Labour 6051.9%
John Gill Socialist Alliance 3301.1%

Electorate 63,183; Turnout 49.7%; Majority 16,378 (52.2%)

Swing: 5.0% to Con from Lab; Declared: 1.18am


General Election result, May 1997

Labour hold
Y Cooper Labour 31,339 75.71%
A Flook Conservative 5,614 13.56%
W Paxton LibDem 3,042 7.35%
R Wood Referendum 1,401 3.38%

Electorate: 62,397; Turnout: 66.34%; Lab majority 25,725 (62.14%)

Swing from Con to Lab of 6.60%


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