Skipton and Ripon: Seat Details

Skipton and Ripon: Overview

Prediction: CON hold

MP at 2024:Julian Smith  (CON)
County/Area:North Yorkshire (Yorks/Humber)
Electorate:79,251
Turnout:67.4%

Party2024
Votes
2024
Share
Pred
Votes
CON18,83335.2%35.3%
LAB17,18332.1%32.1%
Reform8,51615.9%16.0%
LIB4,1947.8%7.9%
Green3,4466.4%6.4%
OTH1,2782.4%2.3%
CON Majority1,6503.1%3.1%
Pred Maj
Chance of winning
CON
100%
LAB
0%
Reform
0%
LIB
0%
Green
0%
OTH
0%

Skipton and Ripon : Political and Demographic indicators

The table below shows some political and demographic numerical indicators for the 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 2024CONLABLAB
Party Winner 2019CONCONCON
Party Winner 2017CONLABCON
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

Skipton and Ripon ranks #329 for "Leave", #147 for "Economic Right Position", #231 for "National Position" and #232 for "Social Conservative Position" out of 650 seats.

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 2022, Map © OpenStreetMap contributors


Predicted ward-by-ward votes for Skipton and Ripon

This table shows the predicted future general election result broken down over each ward in the seat of Skipton and Ripon.

Skipton and RiponActualPredicted
DistrictWardElectorate
2024
GE24
Winner
Pred
Winner
North YorkshireAire Valley5,082LABLAB
North YorkshireBentham and Ingleton6,254CONCON
North YorkshireGlusburn, Cross Hills and Sutton-in-Craven6,241LABLAB
North YorkshireMasham and Fountains6,252CONCON
North YorkshireMid Craven4,397CONCON
North YorkshirePateley Bridge and Nidderdale4,526CONCON
North YorkshireRipon Minster and Moorside6,492CONCON
North YorkshireRipon Ure Bank and Spa6,493CONCON
North YorkshireSettle and Penyghent4,735LABLAB
North YorkshireSkipton East and South5,736LABLAB
North YorkshireSkipton North and Embsay-with-Eastby4,819LABLAB
North YorkshireSkipton West and West Craven4,850LABLAB
North YorkshireWashburn and Birstwith5,366CONCON
North YorkshireWathvale and Bishop Monkton3,881CONCON
North YorkshireWharfedale4,127CONCON
 Total79,251CONCON

Please note that general election results and electorates are not officially made available ward-by-ward. The numbers shown are our best estimates for these figures, but are not official. The wards used are those of 2024.


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