Blackley & BroughtonParliamentary constituency
- 22,982 total votes taken.
- 61.9% share of the total vote
- +7.7% change in share of the votes
- 6,108 total votes taken.
- 16.5% share of the total vote
- +13.8% change in share of the votes
- 5,581 total votes taken.
- 15.0% share of the total vote
- -3.3% change in share of the votes
- 1,567 total votes taken.
- 4.2% share of the total vote
- +4.2% change in share of the votes
- 874 total votes taken.
- 2.4% share of the total vote
- -11.9% change in share of the votes
Change compared with 2010
Latest updates Blackley & Broughton
Labour's Graham Stringer retains Blackley & Broughton. UKIP win second place.
Stockport, Manchester Central, Blackley & Wythenshawetweet
Approximate times for results in Gtr Manchester #GE2015
#Manchester Central 04:00-06:00
#Blackley & Broughton and Wythenshawe 04:00-06:00
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BBC Radio Manchester @bbcradiomanc
Just told last few boxes arriving now at the Tennis Centre, then business can officially begin… #GE2015MANC
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%.