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Berwick-upon-Tweed

Shows the general election results for Berwick-upon-Tweed, which is a constituency in Northumberland. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 56,578 and a turnout of 67.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LD
Liberal Democrat Hold
Beith, Alan
Majority
2,690
Electorate
56,578
Turnout
67.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
LD 43.7%
Con 36.7%
Lab 13.2%
UKIP 3.2%
BNP 3.2%

Party results and changes 2005 - 2010

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Beith, Alan  LD 16,806 43.7 -8.9
Trevelyan, Anne-Marie  Con 14,116 36.7 7.7
Strickland, Alan  Lab 5,061 13.2 -5.2
Weatheritt, Michael * UKIP 1,243 3.2 3.2
Mailer, Peter * BNP 1,213 3.2 3.2
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year LD Con Lab UKIP BNP
2005 52.6% 29.0% 18.4% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 43.7% 36.7% 13.2% 3.2% 3.2%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
516 Berwick-upon-Tweed 7.0%
650 Fermanagh and South Tyrone 0.0%

Majority is calculated as the difference between the winning % share of the vote and second place % share of the vote.

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Highest winning vote share % Average: 47.2%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.0%
424 Berwick-upon-Tweed 43.7%
650 Norwich South 29.4%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Highest % turnout Average: 65.1%
1 East Renfrewshire 77.3%
215 Berwick-upon-Tweed 67.9%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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