Stalybridge & HydeParliamentary constituency
- 18,447 total votes taken.
- 45.0% share of the total vote
- +5.4% change in share of the votes
- 11,761 total votes taken.
- 28.7% share of the total vote
- -4.2% change in share of the votes
- 7,720 total votes taken.
- 18.8% share of the total vote
- +15.5% change in share of the votes
- 1,850 total votes taken.
- 4.5% share of the total vote
- +2.8% change in share of the votes
- 1,256 total votes taken.
- 3.1% share of the total vote
- -14.0% change in share of the votes
Change compared with 2010
Latest updates Stalybridge & Hyde
Jonathan Reynolds re-elected as the Labour MP for Stalybridge & Hyde with a majority of 6,686 - a 3,942 increase.
Conservatives (part two)standard
- Cheadle (Lib Dem by 3,272). 3.1% swing needed
- Stalybridge & Hyde (Lab by 2,744) 3.3% swing needed
- Bury South (Lab by 3,292) 3.4% swing needed
- Hyndburn (Lab by 3,090) 3.6% swing needed
- Sefton Central (Lab by 3,862). 4% swing needed
Made up of former mill towns on the eastern outskirts of Manchester, Stalybridge and Hyde has elected Labour MPs since 1945. With the decline of the cotton industry, other types of manufacturing sprung up and manufacturing remains a key industry, despite some decline in recent years. This mainly residential seat at the foot of the Pennines is home to lots of blue collar workers. There has been some regeneration of the town centres, parks and public spaces in recent years.
The constituency has a largely white population,with a relatively large Bangladeshi community. It has more long-term sick and disabled residents than average and unemployment is higher than average. It has more people employed in administrative, secretarial and factory work than most places.
In 2010, Labour's Jonathan Reynolds won with a majority of 2,744 votes - the Conservatives came second. The BNP polled over 5% of votes, retaining their deposit.