Coventry North East is one of three Parliamentary seats that cover the city of Coventry. It comprises six electoral wards; Foleshill, Henley, Longford, Lower Stoke, Upper Stoke and Wyken. Each ward is distinct in nature with its own unique characteristics. Collectively the six wards make the constituency of Coventry North East culturally rich and diverse.
According to the Office of National Statistics, the population of Coventry North East was estimated to be 111,436 in 2010, with 72,652 of that number aged between 16-64. About 15% of Coventry North East’s economy is made up of businesses in the retail sector, with the production and construction industries forming the second and third largest sectors in the constituency.
The constituency includes University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust and the Ricoh Arena; the home of Coventry City Football Club and the Midlands venue that hosted Olympics football matches in 2012.
|Liberal Democrat||Russell Field||7,210||16.6%|
|Socialist Alternative||Dave Nellist||1,592||3.7%|
|Conservative||Jaswant Singh Birdi||6,956||18.70%|
|Liberal Democrat||Russell Field||6,123||16.46%|
|Socialist Alternative||Dave Nellist||1,874||5.04%|
|Liberal Democrat||Geoffrey Sewards||4,163||11.2%|
|Socialist Alternative||Dave Nellist||2,638||7.1%|
|Liberal Democrat||Geoffrey Sewards||3,866||8.0|
|Referendum Party||Ron Hurrell||1,125||2.3|
|Socialist Labour||Hanna Khamis||597||1.2|
|Rainbow Dream Ticket||Christopher Sidwell||173||0.4|
|Independent Labour||John Hughes||4,008||8.5|