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Results: All 650 constituencies declared

CON 307 LAB 258 LIB DEM 57 OTHER 28


Houghton & Sunderland South

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Labour hold

Top three parties at a glance
Labour 150 % 50.33%
Conservative 64 % 21.43%
Liberal Democrat 41 % 13.92%
Swing: 8.44% from Labour to Conservative
Candidate Party Votes % +/- %
Bridget Phillipson The Northern Echo: Labour
Labour Elected 19,137 50.33
Robert Oliver The Northern Echo: Tory Conservative 8,147 21.43
Chris Boyle The Northern Echo: ElectionsModule Party Logo Liberal Democrat 5,292 13.92
Colin Wakefield Independent 5 2,462 6.48
Karen Allen The Northern Echo: ElectionsModule Party Logo British National Party 1,961 5.16
Richard Elvin The Northern Echo: ElectionsModule Party Logo UK Independence Party 1,022 2.69
Majority 10,990 28.91
Turnout 38,021 55.32

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House prices on the rise with £20,000 increase since start of year The Northern Echo: HOMES: Average prices are increasing

11:12am Monday 19th August 2013

HOUSE prices on the rise again amid fears over new a housing 'bubble'.

Four-fifths of new university and college students own smartphones

11:20am Friday 15th March 2013

FOUR-fifths (82%) of new university and college students own a smartphone and at least 20 per cent have a tablet, a UCAS Media survey has revealed.

£130m investment set to boost Black Country employment

1:59pm Monday 22nd October 2012

MORE than £130 million of investment is on its way to the Black Country to support business plans intended to create more than 2,200 jobs.

Black-tie bash for James Bond will be golden for trust The Northern Echo: SMITH, STAN SMITH: Flanked by ‘Bond girls’ Amy Dorgan and Kate Paszkowec at the Odeon.

12:00pm Monday 22nd October 2012

JAMES Bond fans in Worcester are in for a treat this week as Foregate Street does its best Leicester Square impression.

Tory victory in Thirsk and Malton The Northern Echo: Anne McIntosh speaks after her victory this morning, watched by Lib Dem, Howard Keal, who came second

6:56am Friday 28th May 2010

ANNE McIntosh is the new MP for Thirsk and Malton after winning the delayed general election in the North Yorkshire constituency.

Government to probe torture claims The Northern Echo: Foreign Secretary William Hague has pledged an inquiry into torture complicity claims

11:52pm Thursday 20th May 2010

The new coalition Government is committed to setting up a "judge-led inquiry" into allegations of British security services complicity in torture overseas, the Foreign Secretary has confirmed.

Mandelson and Adonis leave cabinet The Northern Echo: Lord Adonis (right) and Lord Mandelson have stepped down from the shadow cabinet

6:25pm Thursday 20th May 2010

Lord Mandelson and Lord Adonis have stepped down from the shadow cabinet to allow their roles to be taken by Labour MPs, the party has confirmed.

Government to end top-down targets The Northern Echo: David Cameron during the launch of the Coalition Agreement document

5:35pm Thursday 20th May 2010

The Government has insisted it would scrap top-down targets in the NHS as it unveiled details of the new Conservative-Liberal Democrat deal.

Labour candidates get extra 13 days The Northern Echo: Labour MP Diane Abbott is to run for the leadership of the party

4:14pm Thursday 20th May 2010

Labour has caved in to complaints from candidates for the party leadership by allowing them an extra 13 days to gather nominations.

Call for changes after poll queues The Northern Echo: The Electoral Commission has pledged a thorough review after people missed out on voting

2:56pm Thursday 20th May 2010

The elections watchdog demanded "urgent changes" after condemning failings that left hundreds of people unable to vote on May 6.




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