Wrekin, The: Seat, Ward and Prediction Details

Wrekin, The: Overview

 Prediction: CON hold 

MP at 2019: Mark Pritchard  (CON)
County/Area: Shropshire (West Midlands)
Electorate: 70,693
Turnout: 69.2%
2019
Votes
2019
Share
Predicted
Votes
CON31,02963.5%62.2%
LAB12,30325.2%28.1%
LIB4,0678.3%4.8%
Green1,4913.0%3.6%
OTH00.0%1.4%
CON Majority18,72638.3%Pred Maj 34.1%
Chance of
winning
CON
98%
LAB
2%
LIB
0%
Green
0%
OTH
0%

Wrekin, The : Political and Demographic indicators

The table below shows some political and demographic numerical indicators for the Wrekin, The constituency, the 'West Midlands' 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 2011 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 West MidlandsAll GB
Party Winner 2019CONCONCON
Party Winner 2017CONCONCON
Party Winner 2015CONCONCON
Economic Position9° Right3° Right
National Position9° Nat7° Nat
Social Position5° Con6° Con
TribeStrong Right
EU Leave %59%59%52%
British Identity27%29%29%
Good Health47%45%48%
UK Born92%89%87%
Good Education39%36%39%
Good Job52%48%51%
High SEC52%46%51%
Average Age48.748.648.3
ABC1 Class53%49%54%

Wrekin, The ranks #180 for "Leave", #189 for "Right", #165 for "National" and #170 for "Social" out of 650 seats.

Indicators: Legend and Descriptions

Indicators : Legend and Descriptions

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) 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 PositionVery LeftLeftCentristRightVery Right
National PositionVery GlobalGlobalCentristNationalVery Nat
Social PositionVery LibLiberalModerateConservativeVery Cons
EU Leave %Very RemainRemainBalancedLeaveVery Leave
CensusVery LowLowMediumHighVery 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
British IdentityNational Identity (KS202)Those answering British, British-Other, or Scottish-British
Good HealthHealth (KS301)Those answering 'Very Good Health'
UK BornCountry of Birth (QS203)Those answering England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, GB Other, or UK Other
Good EducationHighest level of Qualification (QS501)Level 3 (A-level equivalent) or Level 4+ (degree equivalent)
Good JobOccupation (QS606)Occupation codes 1xx to 4xx (Managers, Professionals, Associates, and office workers)
High SECNS-SeC of Household Reference Person (QS609)National Statistics Socio-economic Classification from 1 to 4 (higher managers and professionals, lower managers and professionals, intermediate occupations, small employers and self-employed).
Average AgeAge (QS103)Average age of adults (18 years and above)
ABC1 ClassApproximated Social Grade (QS611)Approximated social grades A, B and C1

Wrekin, The: Map

Boundary Lines courtesy of Ordnance Survey OpenData © Crown copyright 2020, Map © OpenStreetMap contributors

Predicted ward-by-ward votes for Wrekin, The

This table shows the predicted future general election result broken down over each ward in the seat of Wrekin, The.

Wrekin, TheActualPredicted Results
DistrictWardElectorate
2019
GE19
Winner
Pred
Winner
CON
Votes
LAB
Votes
LIB
Votes
Brexit
Votes
Green
Votes
MIN
Votes
OTH
Votes
Total
Votes
ShropshireAlbrighton3,702CONCON1,966411810740262,558
ShropshireShifnal North4,621CONCON2,26266211801160363,194
ShropshireShifnal South and Cosford4,456CONCON2,30946616201000453,082
Telford and WrekinAdmaston and Bratton2,274CONCON1,079328830600231,573
Telford and WrekinApley Castle2,490CONCON1,0354201510800381,724
Telford and WrekinArleston2,177CONLAB703706380440141,505
Telford and WrekinChurch Aston and Lilleshall2,453CONCON1,2422601040600281,694
Telford and WrekinCollege2,219CONCON6956684601110151,535
Telford and WrekinDonnington4,408CONCON1,4731,387750870273,049
Telford and WrekinDothill2,144CONCON8563881390660351,484
Telford and WrekinEdgmond and Ercall Magna4,916CONCON2,49455618701120523,401
Telford and WrekinErcall2,732CONCON1,106627730610221,889
Telford and WrekinHadley and Leegomery6,865CONCON2,2852,16111901400424,747
Telford and WrekinHaygate2,272CONCON742706540550171,574
Telford and WrekinMuxton5,140CONCON2,43387810101090343,555
Telford and WrekinNewport North and West5,138CONCON2,44571819801370553,553
Telford and WrekinNewport South and East4,414CONCON1,87967030101290743,053
Telford and WrekinOakengates and Ketley Bank1,416CONCON4974172602909978
Telford and WrekinPark2,126CONCON772539830550231,472
Telford and WrekinShawbirch2,289CONCON9823371550710381,583
Telford and WrekinWrockwardine2,440CONCON1,147436380520141,687
 Total70,692CONCON30,40213,7412,33201,748066748,890

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 2020.


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