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British General Election
Walsall South

Current Prediction:
Election Profile:

Candidates:
Labour Party:
Bruce T. George
Conservative Party:
Michael A. Bird
Liberal Democratic Party:
William Tomlinson
UK Independence Party:
Derek Bennett
Socialist Alliance:
Peter Smith

Incumbent:
Rt Hon Bruce George

97 Result:
Bruce George
25,02457.9%
Leslie Leek
13,71231.7%
Harry Harris
2,6986.2%
Total Vote Count / Turnout
43,24067.33%

92 Result: (Redistributed)
24,13348.2%
20,95541.9%
4,1328.3%
Total Vote Count / Turnout
50,06075.5%

Demographic Profile:
Age:
< 1622.2%
16-2414.2%
25-3920.2%
40-6525.8%
65 <17.7%

Ethnic Origin:
White79.8%
Black2.2%
Indian/Pakistani17.0%
Other non-white1.0%

Employment:
Full Time61.8%
Part Time14.2%
Self Employed8.3%
Government Schemes2.1%
Unemployed13.7%

Household SEG:
I - Professional4.5%
II - Managerial/Technical23.0%
III - Skilled (non-manual)10.7%
IIIM - Skilled (manual)33.7%
IV - Partly Skilled16.7%
V - Unskilled4.5%

Misc:
Own Residence59.7%
Rent Residence39.1%
Own Car(s)59.7%
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30/05/01 GM Email:george.makin@cintamworth.co.uk.
Although the sitting MP David Winnick has a sizeable majority the seat has been a marginal in the past and if the the Tory candidate can get back some of the lost Conservatives votes of 1997 he should be able to run Labour a close second - but still second.

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