Early results which could give a guide to the national picture
Wednesday 16 April 1997
Bill Etherington (Lab) Ultra-safe Labour, but should give some indication of the national swing
Chris Mullin (Lab) The seat that caught out the BBC by being first to declare in 1992
John Marek (Lab) Could be first "middle England" seat to declare, although it's in Wales
Dame Jill Knight (Con) retiring; Gisela Stuart needs 5 per cent swing to win for Labour
Clare Short safe Labour
Adam Ingram safe Labour
George Galloway safe Labour
Alice Mahon (Lab)
George Robertson (Lab)
Rupert Allason (Con); Lib Dems need 5 per cent swing to win
If it's a landslide, Labour's Clare Curtis-Tansley, a woman engineer, would unseat Sir Malcolm Thornton on a swing of 10 per cent
Safest Tory seat in Scotland, but Allan Stewart resigned and Sir Michael Hirst knifed as candidate
Patrick Thompson (Con) retiring; Labour's Ian Gibson needs 2 per cent swing to win
David Mellor (Con) Challenged by Sir James Goldsmith, leader of the anti- federalist Referendum Party, whose intervention could hand the seat to pro-European Labour candidate Tony Coleman, who needs an 8-point swing
Hazel Blears Safe Labour seat
Matthew Banks (Con) challenged by Ronnie Fearn, former Lib Dem MP until 1992, needs 3 per cent swing to win
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