Skipton and Ripon: New Boundaries 2023 Calculation

Skipton and Ripon: Overview

Prediction: LAB

Implied MP at 2019:Julian Smith  (CON)
County/Area:North Yorkshire (Yorks/Humber)
Electorate:76,159
Implied Turnout 2019:74.6%
Predicted Turnout:66.9%

Party2019
Votes
2019
Share
Pred
Votes
CON33,51459.0%31.3%
LAB10,91419.2%32.6%
LIB8,59915.1%14.2%
Green2,6784.7%6.2%
OTH1,1202.0%1.6%
Reform00.0%14.2%
CON Majority22,60039.8%1.3%
Pred Maj

See overview of other seats in Yorks/Humber.

Chance of winning
CON
45%
LAB
52%
LIB
1%
Green
0%
OTH
0%
Reform
2%

Skipton and Ripon : Political and Demographic indicators

The table below shows some political and demographic numerical indicators for the new Skipton and Ripon constituency, the 'Yorks/Humber' area and nation.

The political measures include the three axes: Economic (Left/Right), National (Global/National) and Social (Liberal/Conservative). (what does this mean).

The demographic measures are from the 2021 Census and include categories relating to national identity, economic activity, health and education. These categories are those which have the most relevance to political attitudes.

Indicator Seat Yorks/HumberAll GB
Party Winner 2019CONCONCON
Party Winner 2017CONLABCON
Party Winner 2015CONLABCON
Economic Position11° Right2° Left
National Position7° Nat4° Nat
Social Position4° Con3° Con
TribeStrong Right
EU Leave %53%58%52%
Average Age54.949.849.5
Good Education54%47%49%
Employed57%55%58%
Homeowner73%64%63%
Car owner87%76%77%
Married53%44%45%
Ethnic White97%85%83%
Christian59%48%50%
ABC1 Class61%51%56%
Gross Household Income£43,615£38,897£42,397
Deprivation44%53%52%
Average House Price£297,059£196,988£313,528
Indicators: Legend and Descriptions
View descriptions and colour schemes of the table

The colour scheme used in the table above is explained in the legend table below. The eight census indicators (British Identity, Good Health, UK Born, Good Education Good Job, High SEC, Average Age and AB1 Class), 'Gross Household Income', 'Individual Disposable Income' and 'Average House Price' all use the same 'Census' colour scheme indicating whether the area's level is above or below the national average.

TopicCat 1Cat 2Cat 3Cat 4Cat 5
Economic Position Very Left Left Centrist Right Very Right
National Position Very Global Global Centrist National Very Nat
Social Position Very Lib Liberal Moderate Conservative Very Cons
EU Leave % Very Remain Remain Balanced Leave Very Leave
Census Very Low Low Medium High Very High

Indicator definitions are given in terms of political data definitions or census categories:

IndicatorCensus
Question
Definition / Included Census Categories
Party WinnerArea party winner : actual election result or projected by Electoral Calculus
Economic PositionEconomic position between 100° Left and 100° Right, estimated by Electoral Calculus from political and demographic data.
National PositionNational position between 100° Global and 100° National, estimated by Electoral Calculus from political and demographic data.
Social PositionSocial position between 100° Liberal and 100° Conservative, estimated by Electoral Calculus from political and demographic data.
TribeTribe group dominant in the area. Can be: Strong Left, Traditionalists, Progressives, Centrists, Somewheres, Kind Young Capitalists, or Strong Right. See details.
EU Leave %EU Referendum vote share for 'Leave' : actual result or estimate
Average AgeAge (TS007A)Average age of adults (18 years and above)
Good EducationHighest level of qualification (TS067)Level 3 (A-level equivalent) or Level 4+ (degree equivalent)
EmployedEconomic activity status (TS066)Part-time, full-time employed or self-employed
HomeownerTenure (TS054)Own a property with or without a mortgage, or with shared ownership
Car ownerCar or van availability (TS045)In a household with at least one car or van
MarriedLegal partnership status (TS002)Married or civil partnership
Ethnic WhiteEthnic group (TS021)White British, Irish, Gypsy, Roma or other
ChristianReligion (TS030)Christian or Christian denomination (NI)
ABC1 ClassApproximated Social Grade (SG002)Approximated social grades A, B and C1
Gross Household IncomeMedian gross household income, including cash benefits, but before tax. Values as at 2018. Source: ONS Small area estimates (E&W), Scottish Government (Scotland), plus additional Electoral Calculus modelling.
DeprivationHouseholds by deprivation dimensions (TS011)Fraction of households which are classed as deprived on one or more of the following four indicators: employment (unemployed or long-term sick); education (no good GCSE); health and disability (bad health or long-term problem); and housing (overcrowded, shared or no central heating).
Average House PriceAverage residential property price (including flats and houses) around 2019. Sources: Land Registry, Statistics Scotland, NI Department of Finance

Skipton and Ripon: Map

Boundary Lines courtesy of Ordnance Survey OpenData © Crown copyright 2021, Map © OpenStreetMap contributors

New seat: Skipton and Ripon

The new seat of Skipton and Ripon is made up of the following wards, with the predicted ward winners shown if there were a general election tomorrow.

New seat: Skipton and RiponActualPredicted
DistrictWardElectorate
2017
Old SeatGE19
Winner
Pred
Winner
North YorkshireAire Valley4,863Skipton and RiponCONLAB
North YorkshireBentham and Ingleton5,984Skipton and RiponCONLAB
North YorkshireGlusburn, Cross Hills and Sutton-in-Craven5,971Skipton and RiponCONLAB
North YorkshireMasham and Fountains315Harrogate and KnaresboroughCONCON
North YorkshireMasham and Fountains5,667Skipton and RiponCONCON
North YorkshireMid Craven4,208Skipton and RiponCONCON
North YorkshirePateley Bridge and Nidderdale4,331Skipton and RiponCONCON
North YorkshireRipon Minster and Moorside6,212Skipton and RiponCONLAB
North YorkshireRipon Ure Bank and Spa6,213Skipton and RiponCONLAB
North YorkshireSettle and Penyghent4,531Skipton and RiponCONLAB
North YorkshireSkipton East and South5,489Skipton and RiponCONLAB
North YorkshireSkipton North and Embsay-with-Eastby4,611Skipton and RiponCONLAB
North YorkshireSkipton West and West Craven4,640Skipton and RiponCONLAB
North YorkshireWashburn and Birstwith749Selby and AinstyCONCON
North YorkshireWashburn and Birstwith4,379Skipton and RiponCONCON
North YorkshireWathvale and Bishop Monkton4,046Skipton and RiponCONCON
North YorkshireWharfedale3,950Skipton and RiponCONCON
 Total76,159 CONLAB

And these are the predicted results for the new seat of Skipton and Ripon if there were an immediate general election. Please note that the wards used are those of 2023.

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