Blackley & Broughton

Parliamentary constituency
LAB HOLD

Results

Labour
, with candidate Graham Stringer
, have the following results:
  • 22,982 total votes taken.
  • 61.9% share of the total vote
  • +7.7% change in share of the votes
UKIP
, with candidate Martin Power
, have the following results:
  • 6,108 total votes taken.
  • 16.5% share of the total vote
  • +13.8% change in share of the votes
Conservative
, with candidate Michelle Tanfield-Johnson
, have the following results:
  • 5,581 total votes taken.
  • 15.0% share of the total vote
  • -3.3% change in share of the votes
Green Party
, with candidate David Jones
, have the following results:
  • 1,567 total votes taken.
  • 4.2% share of the total vote
  • +4.2% change in share of the votes
Liberal Democrat
, with candidate Richard Gadsden
, have the following results:
  • 874 total votes taken.
  • 2.4% share of the total vote
  • -11.9% change in share of the votes

Change compared with 2010

LAB majority: 16,874 45.5%
Turnout
51.6%

Vote share

Party %
LAB 61.9
UKIP 16.5
CON 15.0
GRN 4.2
LD 2.4

Vote share change since 2010

-%
+%
UKIP
+13.8
LAB
+7.7
GRN
+4.2
CON
-3.3
LD
-11.9

Latest updates Blackley & Broughton

08.05.2015

15:56

Tories make Greater Manchester gains

The Conservatives make three gains in Greater Manchester, taking Bolton West from Labour, and Cheadle and Hazel Grove from the Liberal Democrats.
04:32
Breaking

Labour Hold

Labour's Graham Stringer retains Blackley & Broughton. UKIP win second place.

00:33

Stockport, Manchester Central, Blackley & Wythenshawe

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07.05.2015

23:32

Count about to start for two seats

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Just told last few boxes arriving now at the Tennis Centre, then business can officially begin… #GE2015MANC

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28.04.2015

21:24

Blackley and Broughton: "My vote won't make a difference…"

As part of our 100 constituencies in 100 days coverage, Sima Kotecha visited the north of Manchester - fifth lowest turnout at the last General Election.
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Constituency profile

Located in the north of Manchester is the mainly residential seat of Blackley and Broughton. Labour since 1964, Graham Stringer has held the seat since 1997. Demographically, this multi-cultural seat contains significant Muslim, Jewish, Irish, West Indian, Sikh and Polish populations. There is a pocket of large detached houses in the Higher Crumpsall and Broughton Park areas.

The seat contains King David's School, a predominantly Jewish institution that regularly ranks as one of the best performers in the country. In the south of the constituency is Strangeways prison, now known as HMP Manchester.

A third of the population live in social housing, according to ONS 2011 Census figures for England and Wales, and 31.8% have no qualifications. Most jobs are in wholesale and retail. In 2010, Labour held the seat with 54.3% of the vote; Conservatives got 18.3%, Liberal Democrats 14.2%, BNP 7.2%.