Leeds Central

Leeds Central is a constituency in Leeds, in the Yorkshire and The Humber of England. The seat has been held by Hilary Benn (Labour) since May 2010.

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
10,645
Electorate
81,266
Turnout
46%

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
Benn, Hilary
Labour
18,434 49.3% -10.2%
Taylor, Michael
Liberal Democrat
7,789 20.8% -0.7%
Lamb, Alan
Conservative
7,541 20.2% 7.5%
Meeson, Kevin
BNP
3,066 8.2% 8.2%
Proctor, Dave
Independent
409 1.1% 1.1%
One-Nil, We Beat The Scum
Independent
155 0.4% 0.4%