Norfolk North WestParliamentary constituency
- 24,727 total votes taken.
- 52.2% share of the total vote
- -2.0% change in share of the votes
- 10,779 total votes taken.
- 22.8% share of the total vote
- +9.5% change in share of the votes
- 8,412 total votes taken.
- 17.8% share of the total vote
- +13.9% change in share of the votes
- 1,780 total votes taken.
- 3.8% share of the total vote
- +2.2% change in share of the votes
- 1,673 total votes taken.
- 3.5% share of the total vote
- -19.7% change in share of the votes
Change compared with 2010
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Conservative Henry Bellingham is re-elected as MP for Norfolk North West.
Situated on the rural coast around the Wash is the seat of Norfolk North West. The port town of King's Lynn serves as the constituency's economic hub, while Hunstanton, Castle Rising and the Queen's residence at Sandringham are popular tourist attractions.
More than one in five of the population is a pensioner - the 30th highest proportion of all constituencies in England and Wales, according to ONS 2011 Census figures. To the west the local economy is based mainly on agriculture, horticulture and small businesses. Major employers include: Porvair plc, Bespak Europe Ltd and Mars Food. Three in 10 of the population work in retail and manufacturing. One in 10 is a process, plant and machine operative.
Conservative Henry Bellingham held the seat from 1983 to 1997, winning again in 2001. In 2010, he held on with 54.2% of the votes; Liberal Democrats got 23.2%, Labour 13.3% and UKIP 3.9%.