Heywood and Middleton

Heywood and Middleton is a constituency in Rochdale, in the North West of England. The seat has been held by Chris Clarkson (Conservative) since December 2019.

2010 General Election

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

Summary

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
5,971
Electorate
80,171
Turnout
57.5%

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
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
18,499 40.1% -8.2%
Holly, Mike
Conservative
12,528 27.2% 5.4%
Hobhouse, Wera
Liberal Democrat
10,474 22.7% 2.5%
Greenwood, Peter
BNP
3,239 7.0% 7.0%
Cecil, Victoria
UK Independence Party
1,215 2.6% 0.7%
Lee, Chrissy
Independent
170 0.4% -7.4%