Burnley

Burnley is a constituency in Lancashire, in the North West of England. The seat has been held by Antony Higginbotham (Conservative) since December 2019.

2010 General Election

The 2010 General Election was held on 6 May 2010. A total of 7 candidates ran for election.

Summary

LD
Liberal Democrat Gain
Majority
1,818
Electorate
66,615
Turnout
62.8%

You can view more detailed information about this election result on the election result pages.

Share of the vote

The graph below shows the share of the vote across all the candidates.

Breakdown

The table below shows the individual vote breakdown for each candidate.

Candidate/Party Votes Share Change
Birtwistle, Gordon
Liberal Democrat
14,932 35.7% 12.0%
Cooper, Julie
Labour
13,114 31.3% -7.1%
Ali, Richard
Conservative
6,950 16.6% 5.8%
Wilkinson, Sharon
BNP
3,747 9.0% 9.0%
Brown, Andrew
Independent
1,876 4.5% 4.5%
Rawsthorn, Richard
UK Independence Party
929 2.2% 1.3%
Hennessey, Andrew
Independent
297 0.7% 0.7%