FOUR WAY MARGINALS - TOP FOUR CANDIDATES WITHIN 10%

Rank  Election                                        Gap 1st-4th %

1     Highland, Inverness, Nairn and Lochaber, 1992    3.42
2     Portsmouth, Central, 1922                        5.39
3     Strathclyde, Argyll and Bute, 2001               9.08

THREE WAY MARGINALS - TOP THREE CANDIDATES WITHIN 10%

Rank  Election                                        Gap 1st-3rd %

1     Caithness and Sutherland, 1945                   0.37
2     Breconshire and Radnorshire, 1929                0.76
3     Dunbartonshire, East, 1974(O)                    0.86
4     Gloucestershire, Thornbury, 1929                 1.14
5     Rochdale, 1924                                   1.15
6     Bradford, North, 1923                            1.19
7     Coventry, 1923                                   1.32
8     Highland, Inverness, Nairn and Lochaber, 1992    1.37
9     Huddersfield, 1922                               1.43
10    Paisley, 1918                                    1.54
11    Derbyshire, North-Eastern, 1922                  1.74
12    Glasgow, Cathcart, 1922                          1.77
13    Belfast, East, 1979                              1.82
14    Portsmouth, Central, 1922                        1.88
15    Bolton, 1923                                     2.20
16    Caernarvon District of Burghs, 1945              2.32
17    Cheshire, Northwich, 1929                        2.91
18    Stockton-on-Tees, 1923                           3.28
19    Leicestershire, Bosworth, 1924                   3.35
      Swansea, West, 1922                              3.35
21    Leyton, West, 1923                               3.36
22    Lincoln, 1974(F)                                 3.56
23    Kent, Maidstone, 1922                            3.58
24    Strathclyde, Renfrew West and Inverclyde, 1983   3.66
25    Coventry, South East, 1992                       3.70
26    West Tyrone, 1997                                3.72
27    Stockton, South, 1987                            3.75
28    Swansea, West, 1923                              3.84
29    Colchester, 1997                                 3.84
30    Camberwell, North-West, 1923                     4.06
31    Birkenhead, East, 1929                           4.10
32    Tayside, Perth, 2001                             4.23
33    Huddersfield, West, 1964                         4.24
34    Cardiff, East, 1923                              4.29
35    Denbighshire, Wrexham, 1922                      4.30
36    Hackney, North, 1929                             4.32
37    Dyfed, Carmarthen, 1983                          4.53
38    Huddersfield, 1924                               4.55
39    Clwyd, Wrexham, 1983                             4.56
      Leicestershire, Loughborough, 1923               4.56
41    Birmingham, Yardley, 1992                        4.65
42    Bradford, North, 1922                            4.94
43    Cardiff, South, 1922                             5.05
44    Yorkshire (NR), Cleveland, 1929                  5.14
45    Stockport, 1925(17/9)                            5.28
46    Yorkshire (WR), Penistone, 1922                  5.32
47    Essex, Romford, 1923                             5.37
48    Leyton, East, 1918                               5.38
      Stockport, 1923                                  5.38
50    Rochdale, 1923                                   5.41
51    Cardiff, East, 1922                              5.42
52    East Ham, North, 1923                            5.46
53    Durham, City of Durham, 1983                     5.47
54    Derbyshire, North-Eastern, 1918                  5.49
55    Powys, Brecon and Radnor, 1987                   5.59
56    Durham, Houghton-le-Spring, 1918                 5.61
57    Islington, South, 1922                           5.69
58    Manchester, Hulme, 1923                          5.71
59    Midlothian and Peeblesshire, Peebles and
        Southern, 1922                                 5.73
60    Yorkshire (WR), Shipley, 1930(6/11)              5.80
61    Rossendale, 1929                                 5.91
62    Yorkshire (WR), Penistone, 1921(5/3)             6.07
63    Middlesbrough, West, 1935                        6.08
64    Yorkshire (WR), Sowerby, 1929                    6.11
65    Bedfordshire, Mid, 1945                          6.14
66    Caithness and Sutherland, 1950                   6.18
67    Stepney, Whitechapel and St. George's, 1918      6.20
      Swansea, West, 1924                              6.20
69    Yorkshire (WR), Shipley, 1924                    6.26
70    Orkney and Shetland, 1945                        6.27
71    Walthamstow, East, 1923                          6.30
72    Edinburgh, West, 1924                            6.33
73    Manchester, Blackley, 1929                       6.34
74    Clwyd, Clwyd South West, 1983                    6.37
75    Carlisle, 1922                                   6.41
      Carmarthenshire, Carmarthen, 1928(28/6)          6.41
77    Bristol, North, 1923                             6.42
      East Sussex, Hastings and Rye, 1997              6.42
79    Dyfed, Ceredigion and Pembroke North, 1992       6.45
      University of Wales, 1923                        6.45
81    Yorkshire (NR), Cleveland, 1918                  6.61
82    Warwickshire, Nuneaton, 1924                     6.65
83    Paisley, 1923                                    6.74
84    Yorkshire (WR), Sowerby, 1918                    6.75
85    Lancashire, Mossley, 1931                        6.76
86    Cambridgeshire, 1929                             6.77
87    Hackney, Central, 1929                           6.80
88    Derbyshire, High Peak, 1961(16/3)                6.85
89    Rossendale, 1923                                 7.06
90    Norfolk, King's Lynn, 1922                       7.14
91    Tynemouth, 1929                                  7.17
92    Bristol, West, 1997                              7.21
93    Camberwell, Peckham, 1923                        7.22
      Grampian, Moray, 2001                            7.22
      Inverness-shire and Ross and Cromarty, Ross and
        Cromarty, 1970                                 7.22
      Yorkshire (WR), Penistone, 1923                  7.22
97    Staffordshire, Cannock, 1922                     7.28
98    West Yorkshire, Colne Valley, 1987               7.30
99    Greenock, 1922                                   7.37
100   Burnley, 1923                                    7.41
101   Ashton-under-Lyne, 1923                          7.43
102   Glasgow, Hillhead, 1982(25/3)                    7.46
103   Great Grimsby, 1983                              7.48
104   Stockton, North, 1983                            7.50
105   Dundee, East, 1973(1/3)                          7.55
106   Islington, North, 1923                           7.59
107   Newcastle-upon-Tyne, North, 1983                 7.61
108   Mid-Ulster, 1983                                 7.67
109   Wiltshire, Chippenham, 1962(22/11)               7.69
110   Cornwall, Falmouth and Camborne, 1992            7.70
111   Cardiff, Central, 1987                           7.74
112   Yorkshire (WR), Sowerby, 1924                    7.79
113   Combined English Universities, 1946(13-18/3)     7.96
      Lancashire, Middleton and Prestwich, 1923        7.96
115   Gwynedd, Conwy, 1992                             7.97
116   Breconshire and Radnorshire, 1924                7.99
117   Bristol, West, 2001                              8.02
118   Cornwall, Penryn and Falmouth, 1929              8.06
119   Yorkshire (WR), Sowerby, 1974(F)                 8.07
120   Powys, Brecon and Radnor, 1985(4/7)              8.13
      Yorkshire (NR), Cleveland, 1923                  8.13
122   Edinburgh, South, 1983                           8.16
123   Paddington, North, 1923                          8.20
124   Walsall, 1925(27/2)                              8.22
125   Eastleigh, 1997                                  8.24
126   Huddersfield, 1929                               8.28
127   Bromley, 1930(2/9)                               8.38
128   Middlesbrough, West, 1928(7/3)                   8.47
129   Gloucester, 1922                                 8.57
130   Cheshire, Northwich, 1923                        8.62
131   Cornwall, Falmouth and Camborne, 1997            8.65
132   Worcestershire, Stourbridge, 1929                8.65
133   Cardiff, Central, 1923                           8.74
134   Derbyshire, West, 1962(6/6)                      8.75
135   Glasgow, Pollok, 1967(9/3)                       8.76
136   Lincoln, 1974(O)                                 8.77
137   Dewsbury, 1992                                   8.79
138   Bradford, North, 1983                            8.80
139   Lancashire, Ormskirk, 1918                       8.83
140   Yorkshire (WR), Elland, 1922                     8.86
141   Aberdeen, South, 1997                            8.90
142   Bradford, South, 1923                            8.92
      Westminster, Abbey, 1924(19/3)                   8.92
144   Roxburghshire and Selkirkshire, 1945             8.94
      South Yorkshire, Sheffield Hillsborough, 1983    8.94
146   St. Pancras, North, 1922                         8.96
147   Edinburgh, West, 1929                            8.97
148   Cardiff, East, 1931                              8.99
149   Strathclyde, Argyll and Bute, 2001               9.07
150   Bath, 1974(O)                                    9.10
      Warwickshire, Nuneaton, 1922                     9.10
152   Borders, Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale, 1997 9.12
153   Belfast, North, 1979                             9.13
154   Walsall, 1924                                    9.24
155   Liverpool, Wavertree, 1923                       9.27
156   Bermondsey, Rotherhithe, 1922                    9.28
157   Edinburgh, Pentlands, 1974(O)                    9.38
158   Cornwall, Camborne, 1945                         9.42
159   Rochdale, 1922                                   9.54
160   Stockport, 1929                                  9.56
161   Pudsey, 1974(O)                                  9.57
162   Worcester, 1961(16/3)                            9.61
      Worcestershire, Stourbridge, 1918                9.61
164   Islington, Islington South and Finsbury, 1983    9.62
165   Suffolk, South Suffolk, 1997                     9.63
166   Berwickshire and Haddingtonshire, 1922           9.65
167   Lincolnshire (Lindsey), Gainsborough, 1945       9.71
168   Stoke Newington, 1929                            9.73
169   Bexley, Erith and Crayford, 1983                 9.78
170   Derbyshire, Southern, 1923                       9.81
      Powys, Brecon and Radnor, 1992                   9.81
      Yorkshire (WR), Shipley, 1923                    9.81
173   Pembrokeshire, 1935                              9.82
174   Ayrshire, South, 1979                            9.83
175   Lincolnshire (Lindsey), Louth, 1974(O)           9.85
      Walsall, 1929                                    9.85
177   Stirlingshire and Clackmannanshire, Clackmannan
        and Eastern, 1918                              9.86
178   Fife, Dunfermeline West, 1983                    9.88
      Islington, South, 1923                           9.88
180   Cardiff, East, 1929                              9.89
181   Huddersfield, 1923                               9.96
182   Hackney, Central, 1923                           9.99
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