Election '97: The 57 Tory seats Labour needs to win

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Majority

Vale of Glamorgan 19

Hayes & Harlington 44

Halesowen & Rowley Regis 125

Croydon North 160

Stirling 236

Corby 342

Blackpool South 394

Luton South 532

Edmonton 593

Bury South 728

Preseli Pembrokeshire 603

Dover 860

Leicestershire North West 866

Batley & Spen 845

Plymouth Sutton 1060

Amber Valley 1283

Middlesborough South

& Cleveland East 1401

Brentford & Isleworth 1675

Derbyshire South 1947

Harlow 1687

Mitcham & Morden 1734

Crawley 1890

Eltham 1780

Norwich North 2270

Chester, City of 2360

Chorley 2524

Basildon 2646

Ilford South 2530 Warrington South 2753 Exeter 3064

Vale of Clwyd 2177

Brighton Pavilion 2530

Coventry South 2904

Kingswood 3340 Stevenage 2919

Worcester 2947

Elmet 3261

Cardiff North 2969

Monmouth 3204

Tynemouth 3529

Keighley 3596

Redditch 3287

Loughborough 3492

Burton 4127

Northampton North 4067

Waveney 4376

Derby North 4453

Falmouth & Camborne 4418

Birmingham Hall Green 3665

Calder Valley 4878

High Peak 4818

Bury North 4764

Bolton West 4281

Leeds North East 4244

Gloucester 5407

Erewash 5732

Bedford 4545

Total 146,373

Number of "switchers"

Labour needs (divide the total by 2) 73,187. Constituencies in italics have a Labour MP, but are now Tory because of boundary changes.

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