Mansfield

Parliamentary constituency
LAB HOLD

Results

Labour
, with candidate Alan Meale
, have the following results:
  • 18,603 total votes taken.
  • 39.4% share of the total vote
  • +0.7% change in share of the votes
Conservative
, with candidate Andrea Clarke
, have the following results:
  • 13,288 total votes taken.
  • 28.2% share of the total vote
  • +1.8% change in share of the votes
UKIP
, with candidate Sid Pepper
, have the following results:
  • 11,850 total votes taken.
  • 25.1% share of the total vote
  • +18.9% change in share of the votes
Liberal Democrat
, with candidate Tony Rogers
, have the following results:
  • 1,642 total votes taken.
  • 3.5% share of the total vote
  • -12.0% change in share of the votes
Green Party
, with candidate Paul Frost
, have the following results:
  • 1,486 total votes taken.
  • 3.1% share of the total vote
  • +3.1% change in share of the votes
TUSC
, with candidate Karen Seymour
, have the following results:
  • 324 total votes taken.
  • 0.7% share of the total vote
  • +0.7% change in share of the votes

Change compared with 2010

LAB majority: 5,315 11.3%
Turnout
60.9%

Vote share

Party %
LAB 39.4
CON 28.2
UKIP 25.1
LD 3.5
GRN 3.1
TUSC 0.7

Vote share change since 2010

-%
+%
UKIP
+18.9
GRN
+3.1
CON
+1.8
LAB
+0.7
TUSC
+0.7
LD
-12.0

Latest updates Mansfield

09.06.2016

10:28

Town manager pleads for return of giant heart

Sandish Shoker
BBC News Online

The blue, red and white knitted items have been dotted around Mansfield to decorate it ready for the Queen's 90th birthday street party at the weekend.

Mansfield's town centre manager, Julie Snowden, said it was "disappointing" the giant heart had been stolen.

Image copyright Mansfield District Council

"A lot of people have put in a lot of hard work and gone into their own time to do this and for someone to take it [the heart] is very disappointing."

She asked for whoever had taken it to put it back in its place or take it to a council office.

08.05.2015

06:27
Breaking

Labour hold

Alan Meale has been re-elected for Labour in Mansfield.

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Constituency profile

Like neighbouring Ashfield, Mansfield has elected a Labour member since the 1920s. Since 1987 the local MP has been Sir Alan Meale. He won the seat with a majority of just 56 votes, increasing that to over 20,000 in 1997. In 2010 there was a 9.5% swing to the Conservatives and his majority was reduced by almost half.

Mansfield has diversified both economically and socially since the collapse of the mining industry in the area. Following the closure of most local pits, Mansfield brewery became the area's biggest employer. However, following the company's takeover by Wolverhampton and Dudley Breweries, it was closed in 2001, with production moving elsewhere in the country. #

Many constituents commute to Nottingham and South Yorkshire for work. Major employers in the area are now include the local council and the Sherwood Forest Hospital Trust, alongside a number of smaller textile, distribution and light engineering companies.