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Results: 650 of 650 constituencies declared
|CON 307||LAB 258||LIB DEM 57||OTHER 28|
Name: David Skelton
Candidate for: Durham North
David Skelton was born in 1978 in Consett, County Durham. He went to school at nearby Consett Moorside Comprehensive School before moving on to sixth for at Durham Johnston Comprehensive School.
He studied British Politics and Legislative Studies at the University of Hull's world renowned politics Department, where he graduated with a First Class Honours degree.
Since leaving University, Mr Skelton has worked in both politics and business. He has worked for both William Hague and Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, involved in the development of policies to improve the supply of affordable housing and help tackle the scourge of homelessness.
Mr Skelton has forged a successful career in business, working for one of the UK's biggest and most respected management consultancy firms.
Outside of politics, he enjoys following football and cricket. He can often be seen at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland or the Riverside Ground in Durham. He is a keen participant in a number of sports and a passionate music fan.
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