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Constituency profile: Great Grimsby

In the constituency of Great Grimsby, long-serving Labour MP Austin Mitchell is stepping down.

The election battle ahead could be one of the closest in the country. In the 2010 election, Mitchell's majority was reduced to three figures after a swing of over 10% to the Conservatives.

Results in 2010:

  • Labour: 10,777 (32.7%)
  • Conservative: 10,063 (30.5%)
  • Liberal Democrat: 7,388 (22.4%)
  • UKIP: 2,043 (6.2%)
  • British National Party: 1,517 (4.6%)
  • Independent: 835 (2.5%)
  • People's National Democratic Party 331 (1.0%)

2015 candidates:

  • Victoria Carolyn Ayling (UKIP)
  • Steve Beasant (Lib Dem)
  • Gary Calder (Independent)
  • Vicky Dunn (Green)
  • Marc Stuart Jones (Con)
  • Val O'Flynn (Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition)
  • Melanie Onn (Lab)

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