Dewsbury

Dewsbury is a constituency in Kirklees, in the Yorkshire and The Humber of England. The seat has been held by Mark Eastwood (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

CON
Conservative Gain
Majority
1,526
Electorate
78,910
Turnout
68.4%

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
Reevell, Simon
Conservative
18,898 35.0% 3.3%
Malik, Shahid
Labour
17,372 32.2% -8.4%
Hutcheson, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
9,150 16.9% 3.2%
Iqbal, Khizar
Independent
3,813 7.1% -4.9%
Roberts, Roger
BNP
3,265 6.0% 6.0%
Cruden, Adrian
Green Party
849 1.6% -0.5%
Felse, Michael
Eng Dem
661 1.2% 1.2%