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UK Parliament elections

Houghton and Sunderland South

This election was held on Thursday 6 May 2010.

6 candidates stood in the Houghton and Sunderland South.


Houghton and Sunderland South is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2010 by Bridget Phillipson of the Labour Party. In the 2010 and 2015 general elections, it was the first constituency to declare its result, continuing the record of its predecessor seat, Sunderland South, in the four general elections from 1992-2005. However, in the 2017 and 2019 general elections, it was beaten by Newcastle upon Tyne Central.

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