Christchurch Independent 7, Poole People 5 + Alliance for Local Living 1, unaligned 4, Bournemouth Group 2 (in alliance with the Green Party), UK Independence Party 1. Dorset seaside resorts, with a large conference centre frequently used for political conferences (eg Kinnock speech in 1985). Retirement areas with some light industry
Commons has a vacant seat (held by a Christchurch Independent).
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