The Labour party won the Bristol South constituency in 2010 with a majority of 4,734 votes (a 9.79% share). It’s considered a safe seat for the party, as Bristol South has elected Labour MPs since 1935.

Outgoing MP: Rt Hon Dame Dawn Primarolo, Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons. She's standing down at this election.


Electorate in 2010


Turnout at the 2010 General Election

Full list of 2015 candidates:

  • Tom Baldwin (Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition)

  • Tony Dyer (Green)

  • Isobel Grant (Conservative)

  • Karin Smyth (Labour)

  • Steve Wood (UKIP)

  • Mark Wright (Liberal Democrats)