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Sheffield Central is a Parliamentary constituency covering central Sheffield and extending as far as Sharrow and the Manor. It is considered a safe Labour seat and has been represented by Richard Caborn since its creation in 1983. It covers a similar area to the former Sheffield Park seat, and includes all or most of the wards of Burngreave, Central, Nether Edge, Sharrow, Manor Castle and Walkley. A former seat named Sheffield Central existed until 1945.
The following candidates are expected to stand in the upcoming general election:
|Ali Qadar||Liberal Democrats|
Richard Caborn retained the seat for Labour with a reduced majority on a 48.5% turnout.
|Ali Qadar||Liberal Democrats||5,933||19.7%|
|Nick Riley||Socialist Alliance||754||2.5%|
|David Hadfield||Socialist Labour||289||1.0%|
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