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UK General Election 2010: Yvette Cooper Keeps Normanton, Pontefract & Castleford for Labour

Yvette Cooper - MP for Cas, Ponte & Normanton

Yvetter Cooper has retained her safe Labour seat of Normanton, Pontefract & Castleford in West Yorkshire. However, the Conservative have increased their share of the vote in the area by 12.5% – a surprising statistic given the strong coal mining heritage of the area.

  1. Yvette Cooper Labour 22,293
  2. Nick Pickles Conservative 11,314
  3. Chris Rush Liberal Democrat 7,585
  4. Graham Thewlis-Hardy British National Party 3,864
  5. Gareth Allen Independent 1,183

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