Gateshead

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Gateshead is a Parliamentary constituency in Tyne and Wear. It was formed in 2010, drawing from the former Gateshead East and Washington West and Tyne Bridge constituencies.

The current MP (since May 2010) is Ian Mearns (Labour).

2017 General Election

Candidates:

Further information about candidates including website, social media and contact details can be found at Who Can I Vote For?.

2015 General Election

Candidates announced:

Further information about candidates including website, social media and contact details can be found at YourNextMP.com.

2010 General Election Results

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ian Mearns 20,712 54.1 −7.3
Liberal Democrat Frank Hindle 8,163 21.3 +0.6
Conservative Hazel Anderson 5,716 14.9 +4.8
BNP Kevin Scott 1,787 4.7 +1.6
UKIP John Tennant 1,103 2.9 −0.4
Green Andy Redfern 379 1.0 N/A
TUSC Elaine Brunskill 266 0.7 N/A
Christian Party David Walton 131 0.3 N/A
Majority 12,549 32.8
Turnout 38,257 57.5 +3.8

Source: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/election2010/results/constituency/b81.stm

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