2005 United Kingdom general election results in Lancashire

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This is a summary of the votes cast in Lancashire, England, at the United Kingdom general election, 2005.[1]

Only one seat changed hands - Lancaster and Wyre was taken by the Conservative Party from the ruling Labour Party.

Overall results[edit]

Party MPs +/- Votes % +/-%
Labour 12 -1 269,708 41.44
Conservative 3 +1 227,951 35.03
Liberal Democrats 0 110,620 17.00
BNP 0 14,106 2.17
UKIP 0 11,417 1.76
Burnley First Independent 0 5,786 0.89
Green 0 3,882 0.60
Others 0 7,255 1.36

Other parties to stand in the 2005 election in the Red Rose County included a number of independents, including Craig Murray, George Galloway's RESPECT The Unity Coalition, the English Democrats Party and David Braid's Clause 28 party.

Individual constituency results[edit]

General Election 2005: Blackburn[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jack Straw 17,562 42.0 -12.1
Conservative Imtiaz Ameen 9,553 22.9 -8.3
Liberal Democrat Tony Melia 8,608 20.6 +12.5
BNP Nicholas Holt 2,263 5.4 N/A
Independent Craig Murray 2,082 5.0 N/A
UKIP Dorothy Baxter 954 2.3 -0.6
Green Graham Carter 783 1.9 N/A
Majority 8,009 19.2
Turnout 41,805 56.9 +1.4
Labour hold Swing -1.9
General Election 2005: Blackpool North and Fleetwood[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joan Humble 20,620 47.6 -3.2
Conservative Gavin Williamson 15,558 35.9 -1.4
Liberal Democrat Steven Bate 5,533 12.8 +3.1
UKIP Roy Hopwood 1,579 3.6 +1.4
Majority 5,062 11.7 -1.8
Turnout 43,290 57.7 +0.5
Labour hold Swing -0.9
General Election 2005: Blackpool South[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gordon Marsden 19,375 50.5 -3.8
Conservative Michael Winstanley 11,453 29.9 -3.1
Liberal Democrat Doreen Holt 5,552 14.5 +3.9
BNP Roy Goodwin 1,113 2.9 +2.9
UKIP John Porter 849 2.2 +0.1
Majority 7,922 20.7
Turnout 38,342 52.1 -0.1
Labour hold Swing -0.3
General Election 2005: Burnley[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kitty Ussher 14,999 38.5 -10.8
Liberal Democrat Gordon Birtwistle 9,221 23.7 +7.5
Burnley First Independent Harry Brooks 5,786 14.8 +14.8
Conservative Yousuf Miah 4,206 10.8 -10.1
BNP Len Starr 4,003 10.3 -1.0
Independent (politician) Jeff Slater 392 1.0 +1.0
UKIP Robert McDowell 376 1.0 -1.3
Majority 5,778 14.8
Turnout 38,983 59.2 +3.5
Labour hold Swing -9.1
General Election 2005: Chorley[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lindsay Hoyle 25,131 50.7 -1.6
Conservative Simon Mallett 17,506 35.3 +0.6
Liberal Democrat Alexander Wilson-Fletcher 6,932 14.0 +2.8
Majority 7,625 15.4
Turnout 49,569 62.9 +0.7
Labour hold Swing -1.1
General Election 2005: Fylde[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Jack 24,287 53.4 +1.1
Labour William Parbury 11,828 26.0 -4.8
Liberal Democrat Bill Winlow 7,748 17.0 +2.2
Liberal Tim Akeroyd 1,647 3.6 +3.6
Majority 12,459 27.4
Turnout 45,510 60.1 -0.8
Conservative hold Swing +2.9
General Election 2005: Hyndburn[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Greg Pope 18,136 46.0 -8.7
Conservative James Mawdsley 12,549 31.8 -1.4
Liberal Democrat Bill Greene 5,577 14.1 +4.5
BNP Christian Jackson 2,444 6.2 +6.2
UKIP John Whittaker 743 1.9 -0.7
Majority 5,587 14.2
Turnout 39,449 58.8 +1.3
Labour hold Swing -3.7
General Election 2005: Lancaster and Wyre[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ben Wallace 22,266 42.8 +0.6
Labour Anne Sacks 18,095 34.8 -8.3
Liberal Democrat Stuart Langhorn 8,453 16.2 +5.9
Green Jon Barry 2,278 4.4 +1.4
UKIP John Mander 969 1.9 +0.5
Majority 4,171 8.0
Turnout 52,061 64.5
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
General Election 2005: Morecambe and Lunesdale[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Geraldine Smith 20,331 48.8 -0.8
Conservative James Airey 15,563 37.4 +0.1
Liberal Democrat Alex Stone 5,741 13.8 +4.6
Majority 4,768 11.5
Turnout 41,635 61.4 +0.3
Labour hold Swing -0.4
General Election 2005: Pendle[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gordon Prentice 15,250 37.1 -7.5
Conservative Jane Ellison 13,070 31.8 -2.1
Liberal Democrat Shazad Anwar 9,528 23.2 +9.4
BNP Tom Boocock 2,547 6.2 +1.2
UKIP Graham Cannon 737 1.8 -1.0
Majority 2,180 5.3
Turnout 41,132 63.4 +0.2
Labour hold Swing -2.7
General Election 2005: Preston[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Mark Hendrick 17,210 50.5 -6.5
Conservative Fiona Bryce 7,803 22.9 -0.1
Liberal Democrat William Parkinson 5,701 16.7 +3.5
Respect Michael Lavalette 2,318 6.8 +6.8
UKIP Ellen Boardman 1,049 3.1 +3.1
Majority 9,407 21.6
Turnout 34,081 53.8 +4.6
Labour Co-op hold Swing -3.2
General Election 2005: Ribble Valley[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nigel Evans 25,834 51.9 +0.4
Liberal Democrat Julie Young 11,663 23.4 -5.2
Labour Jack Davenport 10,924 22.0 +2.1
UKIP Kevin Henry 1,345 2.7 +2.7
Majority 14,171 28.5
Turnout 49,776 65.7 -0.5
Conservative hold Swing +2.8
General Election 2005: Rossendale and Darwen[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Janet Anderson 19,073 42.9 -5.8
Conservative Nigel Adams 15,397 34.6 -2.1
Liberal Democrat Mike Carr 6,670 15.0 +0.4
BNP Anthony Wentworth 1,736 3.9 +3.9
Green Graeme McIver 821 1.8 +1.8
UKIP David Duthie 740 1.7 +1.7
Majority 3,676 8.3
Turnout 44,437 61.5 +2.8
Labour hold Swing -1.9
General Election 2005: South Ribble[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Borrow 20,428 43.0 -3.4
Conservative Lorraine Fullbrook 18,244 38.4 +0.3
Liberal Democrat Mark Alcock 7,634 16.1 +0.6
UKIP Kenneth Jones 1,205 2.5 +2.5
Majority 2,184 4.6
Turnout 47,511 63.0 +0.5
Labour hold Swing -1.9
General Election 2005: West Lancashire[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Rosie Cooper 20,746 48.1 -6.4
Conservative Alf Doran 14,662 34.0 +2.0
Liberal Democrat Richard Kemp 6,059 14.0 +2.4
UKIP Alan Freeman 871 2.0 +2.0
English Democrats Stephen Garrett 525 1.2 +1.2
Clause 28 David Braid 292 0.7 0.0
Majority 6.084 14.1
Turnout 43,155 57.7 -1.1
Labour hold Swing -4.2

See also[edit]

For other collated results see:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Election 2005 Results North West". BBC News. Archived from the original on 20 October 2006. Retrieved 2006-09-20. 
  2. ^ "Election 2005 Results Blackburn". BBC News. Retrieved 2006-09-20. 
  3. ^ "Election 2005 Results Blackpool North and Fleetwood". BBC News. Retrieved 2006-09-20. 
  4. ^ "Election 2005 Results Blackpool South". BBC News. Retrieved 2006-09-20. 
  5. ^ "Election 2005 Results Burnley". BBC News. Retrieved 2006-09-20. 
  6. ^ "Election 2005 Results Chorley". BBC News. Retrieved 2006-09-20. 
  7. ^ "Election 2005 Results Fylde". BBC News. Retrieved 2006-09-20. 
  8. ^ "Election 2005 Results Hyndburn". BBC News. Retrieved 2006-09-20. 
  9. ^ "Election 2005 Results Lancaster and Wyre". BBC News. Retrieved 2006-09-20. 
  10. ^ "Election 2005 Results Morecambe and Lunesdale". BBC News. Retrieved 2006-09-20. 
  11. ^ "Election 2005 Results Pendle". BBC News. Retrieved 2006-09-20. 
  12. ^ "Election 2005 Results Preston". BBC News. Retrieved 2006-09-20. 
  13. ^ "Election 2005 Results Ribble Valley". BBC News. Retrieved 2006-09-20. 
  14. ^ "Election 2005 Results Rossendale and Darwen". BBC News. Retrieved 2006-09-20. 
  15. ^ "Election 2005 Results Ribble South". BBC News. Retrieved 2006-09-20. 
  16. ^ "Election 2005 Results Lancashire West". BBC News. Retrieved 2006-09-20.