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Aldershot (UK Parliament constituency) Aldershot {{coord|51.274|-0.756|display=title|region:GB-HAM_scale:100000}} {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Aldershot |parliament = uk |map1 = Aldershot2007 |map2 = EnglandHampshire |map_entity = [[Hampshire]] |map_year = |year = 1918 |abolished = |type = Borough |elects_howmany = One |previous = |next = |electorate = 71,908 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Gerald Howarth]] |party = Conservative Party (UK) |region = England |county = [[Hampshire]] |european = South East England |towns = [[Aldershot]], [[Farnborough]] }} '''Aldershot''' is a [[borough constituency]] in [[Hampshire]], represented in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) by the [[first past the post]] system of election. It was a [[county constituency]] from 1918 to 2010. ==Boundaries== The constituency is primarily based around the town of [[Aldershot]] which is in the north-east of [[Hampshire]], in the borough of [[Rushmoor]]. The town of [[Farnborough, Hampshire|Farnborough]] is also in the constituency. ===Boundary review=== Following their review of parliamentary representation in Hampshire, the [[Boundary Commission for England]] has made changes across the county as a consequence of population changes. The electoral wards used in the modified Aldershot constituency are; *The entire borough of Rushmoor *From the district of [[Hart (district)|Hart]] - Blackwater and Hawley, and Frogmore and Darby Green ==Members of Parliament== {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member<ref>{{rayment-hc|a|1}}</ref>!!Party |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1918|1918]] | [[Roundell Palmer, Viscount Wolmer|Viscount Wolmer]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Aldershot by-election, 1940|1940 by-election]] | [[Oliver Lyttelton]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Aldershot by-election, 1954|1954 by-election]] | [[Eric Errington]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1970|1970]] | [[Julian Critchley]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1997|1997]] | [[Gerald Howarth]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |} ==Elections== ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Aldershot}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Gerald Howarth]] |votes = 21,203 |percentage = 46.7 |change = +2.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats |candidate = Adrian Collett |votes = 15,617 |percentage = 34.4 |change = +5.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Jonathan Slater |votes = 5,489 |percentage = 12.1 |change = &minus;9.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Robert Snare |votes = 2,041 |percentage = 4.5 |change = +2.1 }} {{Election box candidate| |party = [[English Independence Party]] |candidate = Gary Cowd |votes = 803 |percentage = 1.8 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Christian Party (UK) |candidate = Juliana Brimicombe |votes = 231 |percentage = 0.5 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 5,586 |percentage = 12.3 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 45,384 |percentage = 63.5 |change = &minus;0.1 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = &minus;1.4 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 2000s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Aldershot}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Gerald Howarth]] |votes = 20,572 |percentage = 42.7 |change = +0.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Adrian Collett |votes = 15,238 |percentage = 31.7 |change = +4.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Howard Linsley |votes = 9,895 |percentage = 20.6 |change = -4.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Derek Rumsey |votes = 1,182 |percentage = 2.5 |change = +0.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = English Democrats Party |candidate = Gary Cowd |votes = 701 |percentage = 1.5 |change = +1.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Official Monster Raving Loony Party |candidate = [[Howling Laud Hope]] |votes = 553 |percentage = 1.1 |change = +0.2 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 5,334 |percentage = 11.1 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 48,141 |percentage = 61.3 |change = +3.4 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = −1.8 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Aldershot}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Gerald Howarth]] |votes = 19,106 |percentage = 42.2 |change = -0.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Adrian Collett |votes = 12,512 |percentage = 27.6 |change = -2.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Luke Akehurst |votes = 11,394 |percentage = 25.2 |change = +1.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Derek Rumsey |votes = 797 |percentage = 1.8 |change = +0.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Adam Stacey |votes = 630 |percentage = 1.4 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = [[Arthur Uther Pendragon]] |votes = 459 |percentage = 1.0 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Official Monster Raving Loony Party |candidate = [[Howling Laud Hope]] |votes = 390 |percentage = 0.9 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 6,594 |percentage = 14.6 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 45,288 |percentage = 57.9 |change = -12.9 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin| |title=[[UK general election, 1997|General Election 1997]]: Aldershot<ref>[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/constit/356.htm Aldershot<!-- Bot generated title -->]</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Gerald Howarth]] |votes = 23,119 |percentage = 42.69 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Adrian Collett |votes = 16,498 |percentage = 30.47 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Terence Bridgeman |votes = 13,057 |percentage = 24.11 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = J Howe |votes = 794 |percentage = 1.47 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = King Arthur Pendragon |votes = 361 |percentage = 0.67 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Donald Stevens |votes = 322 |percentage = 0.6 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 6,621 |percentage = 12.23 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 54,153 |percentage = 70.79 |change = }} {{Election box end}} "{{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]:Aldershot<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/ge92index.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=9 April 1992|work=Election 1992|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=6 Dec 2010}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Julian Critchley]] |votes = 36,974 |percentage = 57.5 |change = -1.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = AP Collett |votes = 17,786 |percentage = 27.6 |change = -1.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = JA Smith |votes = 8,552 |percentage = 13.3 |change = +1.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK, 1989) |candidate = DH Robinson |votes = 1,038 |percentage = 1.6 |change = -27.6 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 19,188 |percentage = 29.8 |change = +0.1 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 64,350 |percentage = 78.7 |change = +4.7 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +0.0 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1980s=== {{Election box begin| |title=[[UK general election, 1987|General Election 1987]]: Aldershot<ref>[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge87/i01.htm UK General Election results: June 1987 [Archive&#93;<!-- Bot generated title -->]</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Julian Critchley]] |votes = 35,272 |percentage = 58.96 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = SDP-Liberal Alliance |candidate = RA Hargreaves |votes = 17,488 |percentage = 29.23 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = I.H. Pearson |votes = 7,061 |percentage = 11.8 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 17,784 |percentage = 29.73 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 59,822 |percentage = 74.04 |change = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin| |title=[[UK general election, 1983|General Election 1983]]: Aldershot<ref>[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge83/i01.htm UK General Election results: June 1983 [Archive&#93;<!-- Bot generated title -->]</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Julian Critchley]] |votes = 31,288 |percentage = 55.45 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = SDP-Liberal Alliance |candidate = N Westbrook |votes = 19,070 |percentage = 33.8 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = A Crawford |votes = 6,070 |percentage = 10.76 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 12,218 |percentage = 21.65 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 56,425 |percentage = 72.72 |change = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1970s=== {{Election box begin| |title=[[UK general election, 1979|General Election 1979]]: Aldershot<ref>[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge79/i01.htm UK General Election results: 1979 [Archive&#93;<!-- Bot generated title -->]</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Julian Critchley]] |votes = 38,014 |percentage = 57.47 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = N Westbrook |votes = 14,438 |percentage = 21.38 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = D Somerville |votes = 13,698 |percentage = 20.71 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 23,576 |percentage = 35.64 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 66,150 |percentage = 76.46 |change = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin| |title=[[UK general election, October 1974|General Election October 1974]]: Aldershot<ref>[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge74b/i01.htm UK General Election results: October 1974 [Archive&#93;<!-- Bot generated title -->]</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Julian Critchley]] |votes = 26,463 |percentage = 45.14 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = A Burton |votes = 16,104 |percentage = 27.47 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = EP Sudworth |votes = 14,936 |percentage = 25.48 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = National Front (UK) |candidate = A Greenslade |votes = 1,120 |percentage = 1.91 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 10,359 |percentage = 17.67 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 58,620 |percentage = 72.8 |change = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin| |title=[[UK general election, February 1974|General Election February 1974]]: Aldershot<ref>[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge74a/i01.htm UK General Election results: February 1974 [Archive&#93;<!-- Bot generated title -->]</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Julian Critchley]] |votes = 29,401 |percentage = 45.38 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = G Floyd |votes = 18,743 |percentage = 28.93 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = WLJT Card |votes = 15,492 |percentage = 23.91 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = National Front (UK) |candidate = T Greenslade |votes = 1,148 |percentage = 1.77 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 10,658 |percentage = 16.45 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 64,781 |percentage = 81.22 |change = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin| |title=[[UK general election, 1970|General Election 1970]]: Aldershot<ref>[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge70/i01.htm UK General Election results 1970 [Archive&#93;<!-- Bot generated title -->]</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Julian Critchley]] |votes = 33,447 |percentage = 55.83 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = RT Bogg |votes = 18,916 |percentage = 31.57 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = PM Gibbons |votes = 7,551 |percentage = 12.6 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 14,531 |percentage = 24.25 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 59,909 |percentage = 70.89 |change = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1960s=== {{Election box begin| |title=[[UK general election, 1966|General Election 1966]]: Aldershot<ref>[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge66/i01.htm UK General Election results 1966 [Archive&#93;<!-- Bot generated title -->]</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Eric Errington]] |votes = 25,672 |percentage = 48.92 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = DH Silvester |votes = 16,776 |percentage = 31.97 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = GE Owen |votes = 10,025 |percentage = 19.11 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 8,896 |percentage = 16.95 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 52,473 |percentage = 75.38 |change = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin| |title=[[UK general election, 1964|General Election 1964]]: Aldershot<ref>[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge64/i01.htm UK General Election results 1964 [Archive&#93;<!-- Bot generated title -->]</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Eric Errington]] |votes = 25,797 |percentage = 52.03 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = EK Collard |votes = 13,718 |percentage = 27.67 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = PM Gibbons |votes = 10,066 |percentage = 20.30 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 12,079 |percentage = 24.36 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 49,581 |percentage = 75.01 |change = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1950s=== {{Election box begin| |title=[[UK general election, 1959|General Election 1959]]: Aldershot<ref>[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge59/i01.htm UK General Election results 1959 [Archive&#93;<!-- Bot generated title -->]</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Eric Errington]] |votes = 25,161 |percentage = 58.36 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = RE Brooks |votes = 12,270 |percentage = 28.46 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = E Lakeman |votes = 5,679 |percentage = 13.17 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 12,891 |percentage = 29.90 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 43,110 |percentage = 75.87 |change = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin| |title=[[UK general election, 1955|General Election 1955]]: Aldershot<ref>[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge55/i01.htm UK General Election results 1955 [Archive&#93;<!-- Bot generated title -->]</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Eric Errington]] |votes = 22,701 |percentage = 56.66 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = JD Richards |votes = 13,129 |percentage = 32.77 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = E Lakeman |votes = 4,232 |percentage = 10.56 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 9,572 |percentage = 23.89 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 40,062 |percentage = 73.90 |change = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin| |title=[[1954 Aldershot by-election]]: Aldershot<ref>[http://www.webcitation.org/query?url=http://www.geocities.com/by_elections/54.html&date=2009-10-25+16:45:22 [Archive&#93;<!-- Bot generated title -->]</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Eric Errington]] |votes = 19,108 |percentage = 60.07 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = W Cuthbertson |votes = 12,701 |percentage = 39.93 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 6,407 |percentage = 20.14 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 31,809 |percentage = 58.68 |change = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin| |title=[[UK general election, 1951|General Election 1951]]: Aldershot<ref>[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge51/i01.htm UK General Election results 1951 [Archive&#93;<!-- Bot generated title -->]</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Oliver Lyttelton]] |votes = 24,951 |percentage = 60.34 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = RN Hales |votes = 16,402 |percentage = 39.66 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 8,549 |percentage = 20.67 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 41,353 |percentage = 77.84 |change = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin| |title=[[UK general election, 1950|General Election 1950]]: Aldershot<ref>[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge50/i01.htm UK General Election results 1950 [Archive&#93;<!-- Bot generated title -->]</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Oliver Lyttelton]] |votes = 21,238 |percentage = 52.23 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = NF Hidden |votes = 15,066 |percentage = 37.05 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = JH Gooden |votes = 4,355 |percentage = 10.71 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 6,172 |percentage = 15.18 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 40,659 |percentage = 79.74 |change = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1940s=== {{Election box begin| |title=[[UK general election, 1945|General Election 1945]]: Aldershot<ref>[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge45/i01.htm UK General Election results 1945 [Archive&#93;<!-- Bot generated title -->]</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Oliver Lyttelton]] |votes = 19,456 |percentage = 57.41 |change = }} {{Election box candidate| |party = Common Wealth (UK) |candidate = T Wintringham |votes = 14,435 |percentage = 42.59 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 5,021 |percentage = 14.82 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 33,891 |percentage = 69.18 |change = }} {{Election box end}} ==See also== *[[List of Parliamentary constituencies in Hampshire]] == Notes and references == {{reflist}} {{Constituencies in South East England}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Aldershot (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in Hampshire]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1918]] [[ar:ألدرشوت (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[pl:Okręg wyborczy Aldershot]] [[zh:奧爾德肖特 (英國國會選區)]]
Aldridge-Brownhills (UK Parliament constituency) Aldridge-Brownhills {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Aldridge-Brownhills |parliament = uk |map1 = AldridgeBrownhills2007 |map2 = EnglandWestMidlandsCounty |map_entity = [[West Midlands (county)|West Midlands]] |map_year = 2007 |year = February 1974 |abolished = |type = Borough |elects_howmany = One |previous = |next = |electorate = 59,506 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Richard Shepherd]] |party = Conservative Party (UK) |region = England |county = [[West Midlands (county)|West Midlands]] |european = West Midlands }} '''Aldridge-Brownhills''' is a [[borough constituency]] represented in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) by the [[first past the post]] system of election. Labour held the constituency from 1974 to 1979, but it has been held by the Conservatives since, even at their landslide defeat of 1997. == Boundaries == Aldridge-Brownhills constituency was created in 1974 from parts of the seats of [[Walsall North (UK Parliament constituency)|Walsall North]] and [[Walsall South (UK Parliament constituency)|Walsall South]]. It is one of three constituencies covering the [[Metropolitan Borough of Walsall]]. It covers the north-east and east of the borough, and in addition to [[Aldridge]] and [[Brownhills]], it covers the areas of [[Rushall, West Midlands|Rushall]], [[Shelfield]], [[Streetly]], [[Pelsall]] and [[Walsall Wood]]. When held by the Labour Party the Constituency included the [[Pheasey]] Ward, at that time a Labour area, which was later moved into [[Walsall South (UK Parliament constituency)|Walsall South]]. == Members of Parliament == The MP since 1979 is Richard Shepherd of the Conservative Party. {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member<ref>{{rayment-hc|a|1}}</ref>!!Party |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, February 1974|Feb 1974]] | [[Geoffrey Edge]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1979|1979]] | [[Richard Shepherd]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |} == Elections == ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Aldridge-Brownhills<ref>[http://ukpollingreport.co.uk/guide/seat-profiles/aldridge-brownhills Aldridge-Brownhills], UKPollingReport</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Richard Shepherd |votes = 22,913 |percentage = 59.3 |change = +11.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Ashiq Hussain |votes = 7,647 |percentage = 19.8 |change = &minus;12.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Ian Jenkins |votes = 6,833 |percentage = 17.7 |change = +5.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Karl Macnaughton |votes = 847 |percentage = 2.2 |change = +2.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Christian Party (UK) |candidate = Sue Gray |votes = 394 |percentage = 1.0 |change = +1.0 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 15,256 |percentage = 39.5 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 38,644 |percentage = 65.1 |change = +1.6 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +12.0 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 2000s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Aldridge-Brownhills }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Richard Shepherd]] |votes = 18,744 |percentage = 47.4 |change = -2.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = John Phillips |votes = 13,237 |percentage = 33.5 |change = -6.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Roy Sheward |votes = 4,862 |percentage = 12.3 |change = +3.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = William Vaughan |votes = 1,620 |percentage = 4.1 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Graham Eardley |votes = 1,093 |percentage = 2.8 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 5,507 |percentage = 13.9 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 39,556 |percentage = 64.0 |change = +3.4 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +2.0 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Aldridge-Brownhills }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Richard Shepherd]] |votes = 18,974 |percentage = 50.2 |change = +3.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Ian Geary |votes = 15,206 |percentage = 40.2 |change = -1.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Monica Howes |votes = 3,251 |percentage = 8.6 |change = -2.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Socialist Alliance (England) |candidate = John Rothery |votes = 379 |percentage = 1.0 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 3,768 |percentage = 10.0 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 37,810 |percentage = 60.6 |change = -13.6 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]:Aldridge-Brownhills<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/ge92index.htm|title=Politics Resources 1992|date=9 April 1992|work=Election 1992|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=6 Dec 2010}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Richard Shepherd]] |votes = 28,431 |percentage = 54.3 |change = +1.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = NE Fawcett |votes = 17,407 |percentage = 33.3 |change = +4.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = S Reynolds |votes = 6,503 |percentage = 12.4 |change = -5.9 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 11,024 |percentage = 21.1 |change = -4.0 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 52,341 |percentage = 82.6 |change = +2.8 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = -2.0 }} {{Election box end}} == See also == * [[List of Parliamentary constituencies in the West Midlands (county)]] ==Notes and references== {{Reflist}} {{Constituencies in the West Midlands}} {{coord|52.61|-1.93|type:adm2nd_dim:10000_region:GB|display=title}} {{Use dmy dates|date=January 2011}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Aldridge-Brownhills (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Politics of Walsall]] [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in the West Midlands (county)]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1974]] [[ar:ألدريج - براونهيلس (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[zh:奧爾德里奇-布朗希爾斯 (英國國會選區)]]
Altrincham and Sale West (UK Parliament constituency) Altrincham and Sale West {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Altrincham and Sale West |parliament = uk |map1 = AltrinchamSaleWest2007 |map2 = EnglandGreaterManchester |map_entity = Greater Manchester |map_year = |year = 1997 |abolished = |type = Borough |elects_howmany = One |previous = [[Altrincham and Sale (UK Parliament constituency)|Altrincham & Sale]] |next = |electorate = 72,008 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Graham Brady]] |party = Conservative Party (UK) |region = England |county = [[Greater Manchester]] |european = North West England }} '''Altrincham and Sale West''' is a [[United Kingdom constituencies|parliamentary constituency]] represented in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament|Member of Parliament (MP)]] by the [[first past the post]] system of election. It was created in 1997 largely from [[Altrincham and Sale (UK Parliament constituency)|Altrincham and Sale]], and has been held since then by the Conservative [[Graham Brady]], the Chairman of the backbench 1922 Committee since 2010. ==Boundaries== The constituency is one of three covering the Metropolitan Borough of [[Trafford]]. It covers the south of the borough, covering the town of [[Altrincham]] and the west of [[Sale, Greater Manchester|Sale]]. It comprises the [[Altrincham]], [[Bowdon, Greater Manchester|Bowdon]], [[Broadheath, Greater Manchester|Broadheath]], [[Hale, Greater Manchester|Hale]], Mersey St. Mary's, St. Martin's, [[Timperley]] and Village [[Ward (politics)|wards]] of Trafford council. The constituency includes the most expensive residential streets outside of South-East England.<ref>{{cite news| url=http://www.telegraph.co.uk/property/propertynews/7400442/Prices-surge-in-Englands-most-expensive-street.html | location=London | work=The Daily Telegraph | title=Prices surge in England's most expensive street | date=8 March 2010}}</ref> Despite this wealth, Altrincham and Sale West remains ethnically diverse; as its most affluent wards are home to a significant [[Jewish]] community <ref>http://www.hale-jewish-community.org.uk/shule/about/building</ref> and smaller [[Muslim]] communities.<ref>Trafford MBC (2006),"Hale Barns Ward Profile".</ref> <ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.ama-online.org.uk |title=Our history in Hale |author=Altrincham Muslim Association |date= |work= |publisher= |accessdate=15 October 2010}}</ref> There are also several [[Black British]] premiership footballers and millionaire [[British Asian]] businesswomen, like the "curry queen" Nighat Awan, who live in the constituency.<ref>http://menmedia.co.uk/manchestereveningnews/news/s/235164_from_printing_tshirts_to_30m_food_fortune</ref> Overall, Trafford was ranked 3rd out of all of the [[Local Education Authorities]] in [[National Curriculum assessment]] performance in 2007.<ref>{{cite news |url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/7130024.stm |title=LEA SATs performance |publisher=BBC Online |date=10&nbsp;January 2008 | accessdate=26 March 2010}} Retrieved on 10&nbsp;January 2008.</ref> Absences from Trafford secondary schools in 2006–07, authorised and unauthorised, were 5.6% and 0.8% respectively, both lower than the national average (6.4% and 1.4%).<ref>{{cite news |url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/bsp/hi/education/07/school_tables/secondary_schools/html/358_5407.stm |title=Trafford schools |publisher=BBC Online |date=10&nbsp;January 2008 | accessdate=26 March 2010}} Retrieved on 10&nbsp;January 2008.</ref> From the 2007 [[GCSE]] results, the Trafford LEA was ranked 5th out of 148 in the country – and first in Greater Manchester and the North West – based on the percentage of pupils attaining at least 5 A*–C grades at GCSE including maths and English (60.8% compared with the national average of 46.7%), this is widely thought to be because of the Grammar School system which is mainly held in South Trafford and is a key issue that Graham Brady has fought for as he is a believer in the system.<ref>{{cite news |url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/7180228.stm |title=How different LEAs performed |publisher=BBC Online |date=10&nbsp;January 2008 | accessdate=26 March 2010}} Retrieved on 10&nbsp;January 2008.</ref> ===Boundary review=== Following their review of parliamentary representation in [[Greater Manchester]], the [[Boundary Commission for England]] has made minor alterations to the existing Altrincham and Sale West seat, with the creation of a seat with the following electoral wards: *Altrincham, Ashton upon Mersey, Bowdon, Broadheath, [[Hale Barns]], Hale Central, St Mary's, Timperley, and Village ==Members of Parliament== {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member <ref>{{rayment-hc|a|1}}</ref> !Party |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1997|1997]] | [[Graham Brady]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |} ==Elections== ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Altrincham and Sale West<ref>[http://ukpollingreport.co.uk/guide/seat-profiles/altrinchamandsalewest Altrincham and Sale West] UKPOLLING</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Graham Brady]] |votes = 24,176 |percentage = 48.9 |change = +1.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Jane Brophy |votes = 12,581 |percentage = 25.5 |change = +3.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Tom Ross |votes = 11,073 |percentage = 22.4 |change = &minus;7.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Kenneth Bullman |votes = 1,563 |percentage = 3.2 |change = +1.5 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 11,595 |percentage = 23.5 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 49,393 |percentage = 69.3 |change = +1.5 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 2000s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[UK general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Altrincham and Sale West}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Graham Brady]] |votes = 20,569 |percentage = 46.4 |change = +0.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = John Stockton |votes = 13,410 |percentage = 30.3 |change = -9.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Ian Chappell |votes = 9,595 |percentage = 21.7 |change = +7.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Gary Peart |votes = 736 |percentage = 1.7 |change = +1.7 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 7,159 |percentage = 16.2 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 44,310 |percentage = 65.9 |change = +5.6 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +4.7 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[UK general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Altrincham and Sale West}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Graham Brady]] |votes = 20,113 |percentage = 46.2 |change = +3.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Jane Baugh |votes = 17,172 |percentage = 39.4 |change = -0.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Christopher Gaskell |votes = 6,283 |percentage = 14.4 |change = +1.8 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 2,941 |percentage = 6.8 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 43,568 |percentage = 60.3 |change = -12.6 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[UK general election, 1997|General Election 1997]]: Altrincham and Sale West}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Graham Brady]] |votes = 22,348 |percentage = 43.2 |change = ? }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Jane Baugh |votes = 20,843 |percentage = 40.3 |change = ? }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Marc Ramsbottom |votes = 6,535 |percentage = 12.6 |change = ? }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Referendum Party |candidate = Anthony Landes |votes = 1,348 |percentage = 2.6 |change = ? }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = ProLife Alliance |candidate = Jonathan Stephens |votes = 313 |percentage = 0.6 |change = ? }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Richard Mrozinski |votes = 270 |percentage = 0.5 |change = ? }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 1,505 |percentage = 2.9 |change = ? }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 51,782 |percentage = 73.3% |change = ? }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +4.7 }} {{Election box end}} ==See also== * [[List of Parliamentary constituencies in Greater Manchester]] ==Notes and references== {{Reflist}} {{Constituencies in North West England}} {{Coord|53.39|-2.35|display=title|region:GB|format=dms}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Altrincham And Sale West (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in Greater Manchester]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1997]] [[Category:Politics of Trafford]] [[ar:ألترينتشام وسيل الغربية (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[pl:Okręg wyborczy Altrincham and Sale West]] [[zh:奧爾特靈厄姆和西塞爾 (英國國會選區)]]
Amber Valley (UK Parliament constituency) Amber Valley {{Refimprove|date=December 2009}} {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Amber Valley |parliament = uk |map1 = AmberValley2007 |map2 = EnglandDerbyshire |map_entity = [[Derbyshire]] |map_year = |year = 1983 |abolished = |type = County |elects_howmany = One |previous = |next = |electorate = 69,538 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Nigel Mills]] |party = Conservative Party (UK) |region = England |county = [[Derbyshire]] |european = East Midlands }} '''Amber Valley''' is a [[county constituency]] represented in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) by the [[first-past-the-post]] voting system. It is a marginal constituency between the [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] and [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] parties. The current MP is the Conservatives' [[Nigel Mills]], first elected at the [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|2010 general election]]. ==History== The constituency was created in 1983 and was held by the Conservative [[Phillip Oppenheim]] from its creation until Labour's [[Judy Mallaber]] defeated Oppenheim in 1997. She was narrowly defeated in 2010 by the Conservative [[Nigel Mills]]. ==Boundaries== [[Image:AmberValleyConstituency.svg‎|thumb|left|100px|The pre-2010 boundaries of Amber Valley]] Following its review of parliamentary representation in [[Derbyshire]], the [[Boundary Commission for England]] has created a seat of [[Mid Derbyshire (UK Parliament constituency)|Mid Derbyshire]]. This creation has consequences for neighbouring seats, including Amber Valley from which some wards have been taken in the creation of the new seat. The modified Amber Valley constituency fought at the [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|2010 general election]] was created from the following electoral wards: *Alfreton; Codnor and Waingroves; Heage and Ambergate; Heanor and Loscoe; Heanor East; Heanor West; Ironville and Riddings; Kilburn, Denby and Holbrook; Langley Mill and Aldercar; Ripley; Ripley and Marehay; Shipley Park, Horsley and Horsley Woodhouse; Somercotes; Swanwick; Wingfield. The town of [[Belper]] has been moved into the new Mid Derbyshire constituency. ==Constituency profile== Amber Valley constituency covers the Derbyshire market towns of [[Alfreton]], [[Heanor]] and [[Ripley, Derbyshire|Ripley]], all of which are favourably disposed to the Labour Party. However the constituency also has a considerable rural / suburban element, stretching from the edge of the Peak District to the northern edge of [[Derby]], which is more favourably disposed to the Conservatives. It can therefore be considered a marginal seat. ==Members of Parliament== {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member<ref>{{Rayment-hc|a|1}}</ref>!!Party |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1983|1983]] | [[Phillip Oppenheim]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1997|1997]] | [[Judy Mallaber]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|2010]] | [[Nigel Mills]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |} ==Elections== ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin| |title= [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Amber Valley<ref>http://ukpollingreport.co.uk/guide/seat-profiles/ambervalley</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Nigel Mills]] |votes = 17,746 |percentage = 38.6 |change = +4.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Judy Mallaber]] |votes = 17,210 |percentage = 37.4 |change = &minus;9.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Tom Snowdon |votes = 6,636 |percentage = 14.4 |change = +2.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Michael Clarke |votes = 3,195 |percentage = 7.0 |change = +4.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Sue Ransome |votes = 906 |percentage = 2.0 |change = +0.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Official Monster Raving Loony Party |candidate = Sam Thing |votes = 265 |percentage = 0.6 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 536 |percentage = 1.2 |change = &minus;11.3 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 45,958 |percentage = 65.5 |change = +1.5 }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |loser = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +6.9 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 2000s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Amber Valley}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Judy Mallaber]] |votes = 21,593 |percentage =45.6 |change = &minus;6.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Gillian Shaw |votes = 16,318 |percentage = 34.4 |change = &minus;1.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Kate Smith |votes = 6,225 |percentage = 13.1 |change = +0.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Paul Snell |votes = 1,243 |percentage = 2.6 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Veritas (political party) |candidate = Alex Stevenson |votes = 1,224 |percentage = 2.6 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Hugh Price |votes = 788 |percentage = 1.7 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 5,275 |percentage = 11.1 |change = &minus;5.1 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 47,391 |percentage = 62.9 |change = +2.6 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = &minus;3.8 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Amber Valley}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Judy Mallaber]] |votes = 23,101 |percentage = 51.9 |change = &minus;2.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Gillian Shaw |votes = 15,874 |percentage = 35.7 |change = +2.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Kate Smith |votes = 5,538 |percentage = 12.4 |change = +4.7 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 7,227 |percentage = 16.2 |change = &minus;5.1 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 44,513 |percentage = 60.3 |change = &minus;15.6 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = &minus;2.5 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1997|General Election 1997]]: Amber Valley<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/constit/305.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=1 May 1997|work=Election 1997|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=7 Jan 2011}}</ref><ref>C. Rallings & M. Thrasher, The Media Guide to the New Parliamentary Constituencies, p.142 (Plymouth: LGC Elections Centre, 1995) </ref><ref>The 1997 election result is calculated relative to the notional, not the actual, 1992 result.</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Judy Mallaber]] |votes = 29,943 |percentage = 54.7 |change = +10.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Phillip Oppenheim]] |votes = 18,330 |percentage = 33.4 |change = &minus;13.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = R Shelley |votes = 4,219 |percentage = 7.7 |change = &minus;1.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Referendum Party |candidate = I McGibbon |votes = 2,283 |percentage = 4.2 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 11,613 |percentage = 21.3 |change = +19.2 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 72,116 |percentage = 76.0 |change = &minus;8.7 }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |loser = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = 11.7 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]: Amber Valley<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/ge92index.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=9 April 1992|work=Election 1992|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=6 Dec 2010}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Phillip Oppenheim]] |votes = 27,418 |percentage = 46.1 |change = &minus;5.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = JG Cooper |votes = 26,706 |percentage = 44.9 |change = +10.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = G Brocklebank |votes = 5,294 |percentage = 8.9 |change = &minus;5.3 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 712 |percentage = 1.2 |change = &minus;15.9 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 59,418 |percentage = 84.7 |change = +3.5 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = &minus;7.9 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1980s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1987|General Election 1987]]: Amber Valley<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge87/i01.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=11 June 1987|work=Election 1987|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=8 Jan 2011}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Phillip Oppenheim]] |votes = 28,603 |percentage = 51.4 |change = +9.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = DM Bookbinder |votes = 19,103 |percentage = 34.4 |change = &minus;0.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = S Reynolds |votes = 7,904 |percentage = 14.2 |change = &minus;7.1 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 9,500 |percentage = 17.1 |change = +10.7 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 68,478 |percentage = 81.2 |change = +4.0 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +5.3 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1983|General Election 1983]]: Amber Valley<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge83/i01.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=9 June 1983|work=Election 1983|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=8 Jan 2011}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Phillip Oppenheim]] |votes = 21,502 |percentage = 41.7 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = DM Bookbinder |votes = 18,184 |percentage = 35.3 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = B Johnson |votes = 10,989 |percentage = 21.3 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = P Griffiths |votes = 856 |percentage = 1.7 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 3,318 |percentage = 6.4 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 66,720 |percentage = 77.2 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ==See also== *[[List of Parliamentary constituencies in Derbyshire]] ==Notes and references== {{reflist}} {{Constituencies in the East Midlands}} {{Coord|53.03|-1.40|dim:15000_region:GB|display=title}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Amber Valley (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in Derbyshire]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1983]] [[ar:أمبر فالي (دائرة إنتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[pt:Amber Valley]] [[zh:安伯瓦利 (英國國會選區)]]
Arundel and South Downs (UK Parliament constituency) Arundel and South Downs {{coord|51.856|-0.559|display=title|region:GB_scale:100000}} {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Arundel and South Downs |parliament = uk |map1 = ArundelSouthDowns2007 |map2 = EnglandWestSussex |map_entity = West Sussex |map_year = |year = 1997 |abolished = |type = County |previous = [[Arundel (UK Parliament constituency)|Arundel]] and [[Horsham (UK Parliament constituency)|Horsham]] |next = |electorate = 76,697 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Nick Herbert]] |party = Conservative Party (UK) |region = England |county = West Sussex |european = South East England |elects_howmany = One }} '''Arundel and South Downs''' is a [[county constituency]] represented in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) by the [[first past the post]] system of election. ==Boundaries== The constituency contains the town of [[Arundel]], and many [[village]]s and [[hamlet (place)|hamlet]]s along the [[South Downs]], including [[Petworth]], [[Pulborough]] and [[Steyning]]. ===Boundary review=== Following their review of parliamentary boundaries in [[West Sussex]], the [[Boundary Commission for England]] has made alterations to all existing constituencies to deal with population changes. The modified Arundel and South Downs constituency is created with the following electoral wards: *From the District of [[Arun]] - [[Angmering]], [[Arundel]], [[Barnham, West Sussex|Barnham]], [[Findon]], and [[Walberton]] *From [[Chichester (district)|Chichester]] - Bury, [[Petworth]], and Wisborough Green *From [[Horsham (district)|Horsham]] - [[Bramber]], [[Upper Beeding]] and Woodmancote, Chanctonbury, Chantry, Cowfold, Shermanbury and West Grinstead, [[Henfield]], Pulborough and Coldwaltham, and Steyning *From [[Mid Sussex]] - [[Hassocks]], and [[Hurstpierpoint]] and Downs. ==History== Arundel and South Downs has been a Conservative Party stronghold. The constituency shot to prominence in the run-up to the [[United Kingdom general election, 2005|2005 general election]] due to the deselection of its sitting Conservative member, [[Howard Flight]], who had represented the constituency since its creation at the [[United Kingdom general election, 1997|1997 general election]]. Anne Marie Morris, [[Laura Sandys]] and Nick Herbert put themselves forward for nomination as replacement candidates. The chosen candidate, [[Nick Herbert]], won the seat at the election. [http://newsrss.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/4407361.stm] In their provisional recommendations, the Boundary Commission for England initially suggested calling the new constituency ''Chanctonbury'' after [[Chanctonbury Ring]], an ancient hill fort at its centre. This name was rejected during the local inquiry process at which the current name was chosen.<ref>Boundary Commission for England, fourth periodic report, 1995</ref> Prior to 1997, this seat had been split between other constituencies. Between 1983 and 1997, the town of Arundel had been part of the [[Arundel (UK Parliament constituency)|Arundel]] constituency, which also included the towns of [[Bognor Regis]] and [[Littlehampton]], and the area of the South Downs had been part of the [[Horsham (UK Parliament constituency)|Horsham]] constituency. Between 1974 and 1983, much of the South Downs area was part of the [[Shoreham (UK Parliament constituency)|Shoreham]] constituency, with the town of Arundel remaining in the Arundel constituency. Prior to 1974, the seat was largely part of the [[Arundel and Shoreham (UK Parliament constituency)|Arundel and Shoreham]] constituency. ==Members of Parliament== {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member <ref name="rayment">{{rayment-hc|a|3}}</ref> !Party |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1997|1997]] | [[Howard Flight]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 2005|2005]] | [[Nick Herbert]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |} ==Elections== ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Arundel and South Downs}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Nick Herbert]] |votes = 32,333 |percentage = 57.8 |change = +8.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Derek Deedman |votes = 15,642 |percentage = 27.9 |change = +0.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Tim Lunnon |votes = 4,835 |percentage = 8.6 |change = -8.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Stuart Bower |votes = 3,172 |percentage = 5.7 |change = +0.3 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 16,691 |percentage = 29.9 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 55,982 |percentage = 72.2 |change = +1.4 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +3.0 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 2000s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Arundel and South Downs }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Nick Herbert]] |votes = 24,752 |percentage = 49.8 |change = -2.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Derek Deedman |votes = 13,443 |percentage = 27.1 |change = +4.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Sharon Whitlam |votes = 8,482 |percentage = 17.1 |change = -3.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Andrew Moffat |votes = 2,700 |percentage = 5.4 |change = +0.7 }} {{Election box candidate| |party = Protest Vote Party |candidate = Mark Stack |votes = 313 |percentage = 0.6 |change = +0.6 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 11,309 |percentage = 22.8 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 49,690 |percentage = 68.5 |change = 3.8 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = -3.5 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Arundel and South Downs}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Howard Flight]] |votes = 23,969 |percentage = 52.2 |change = -0.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Derek Deedman |votes = 10,265 |percentage = 22.4 |change = -3.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Charles Taylor |votes = 9,488 |percentage = 20.7 |change = +2.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Robert Perrin |votes = 2,167 |percentage = 4.7 |change = +1.8 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 13,704 |percentage = 29.8 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 45,889 |percentage = 64.7 |change = -10.8 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1997|General Election 1997]]: Arundel and South Downs}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Howard Flight]] |votes = 27,251 |percentage = 53.1 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = John Goss |votes = 13,216 |percentage = 25.7 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Richard Black |votes = 9,376 |percentage = 18.3 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = J. Herbert |votes = 1,494 |percentage = 2.9 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 14,035 |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 75.9 |change = }} {{Election box end}} ==See also== *[[List of Parliamentary constituencies in West Sussex]] ==Notes and references== {{Reflist}} ==Sources== *[http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/vote2005/html/17.stm Election result, 2005] (BBC) *[http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/static/vote2001/results_constituencies/constituencies/017.stm Election results, 1997 - 2001] (BBC) *[http://www.election.demon.co.uk/1997EC3.html Election results, 1997 - 2001] (Election Demon) *[http://politics.guardian.co.uk/hoc/constituency/0,9338,-677,00.html Election results, 1997 - 2005] (Guardian) {{Constituencies in South East England}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Arundel And South Downs (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in South East England]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1997]] [[Category:Politics of West Sussex]] [[Category:Arun]] [[Category:Chichester]] [[Category:Mid Sussex]] [[Category:Horsham]] [[ar:أرونديل وجنوب داونز (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[zh:阿倫德爾和南部丘陵 (英國國會選區)]]
Ashfield (UK Parliament constituency) Ashfield {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Ashfield |parliament = uk |map1 = Ashfield2007 |map2 = EnglandNottinghamshire |map_entity = [[Nottinghamshire]] |map_year = |year = 1955 |abolished = |type = County |previous = |next = |electorate = 77,049 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Gloria De Piero]] |party = Labour Party (UK) |region = England |county = [[Nottinghamshire]] |european = East Midlands |elects_howmany = One }} '''Ashfield''' is a [[county constituency]] represented in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) by the [[first-past-the-post]] voting system. In normal circumstances a safe Labour area, the Conservatives pulled off a [[Ashfield by-election, 1977|by-election upset]] in the seat in 1977, but at the general election two years later it was regained by Labour. == Boundaries == '''Ashfield County Constituency''' was created in 1955. At that time it covered the areas of the Nottinghamshire Urban Districts of [[Hucknall]], [[Kirkby in Ashfield]] and [[Sutton in Ashfield]], together with three Civil Parishes (Annesley, Felley and Selston) in Basford Rural District. In 1974 a Local Government District called [[Ashfield]] was formed that had the same boundaries as the constituency. In 1983 the boundary of the constituency was significantly <ref>Alamanac of British Politics, 3rd edition, Robert Waller</ref> altered. The town of [[Hucknall]] was transferred to the new [[Sherwood (UK Parliament constituency)|Sherwood constituency]], while the town of [[Eastwood, Nottinghamshire|Eastwood]] and the ward of [[Brinsley]] were added, having previously been in the [[Beeston (UK Parliament constituency)|Beeston constituency]], which was abolished at that time. == Boundary review == In their most recent review of parliamentary boundaries in [[Nottinghamshire]], the [[Boundary Commission for England]] made only minor changes to the existing constituency to allow for population changes. The boundaries of the modified constituency to be fought at the [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|general election of 2010]] are: *From the district of [[Ashfield]] - Jacksdale, Kirkby in Ashfield Central, Kirkby in Ashfield East, Kirkby in Ashfield West, Selston, Sutton in Ashfield Central, Sutton in Ashfield East, Sutton in Ashfield North, Sutton in Ashfield West, Underwood and Woodhouse *From the Borough of [[Broxtowe]] - Brinsley, Eastwood North and Greasley (Beauvale) and Eastwood South == Members of Parliament == The former Cabinet minister [[Geoff Hoon]] represented the seat for the Labour Party from 1992, when he succeeded the three-term Labour member Frank Haynes, to 2010 when he retired.<ref>[http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/8510574.stm BBC News; Ex-cabinet minister Geoff Hoon to stand down as an MP]</ref> Ashfield is now represented by TV journalist [[Gloria De Piero]], who came close to losing the seat after a very large 17.2% swing to the Liberal Democrats. {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member <ref name="rayment">{{rayment-hc|a|3}}</ref> !Party |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1955|1955]] | [[William Warbey]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1966|1966]] | [[David Marquand]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Ashfield by-election, 1977|1977 by-election]] | [[Tim Smith (UK politician)|Tim Smith]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1979|1979]] | [[Frank Haynes]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1992|1992]] | [[Geoff Hoon]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|2010]] | [[Gloria De Piero]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |} == Elections == === Elections in the 2010s === {{Election box begin |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Ashfield<ref>[http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/election2010/results/constituency/a06.stm BBC - Election 2010 - Ashfield]</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Gloria De Piero]] |votes = 16,239 |percentage = 33.7 |change = −15.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Liberal Democrats |candidate = Jason Zadrozny |votes = 16,047 |percentage = 33.3 |change = +19.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Garry Hickton |votes = 10,698 |percentage = 22.2 |change = −2.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = British National Party |candidate = Edward Holmes |votes = 2,781 |percentage = 5.8 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = English Democrats Party |candidate = Tony Ellis |votes = 1,102 |percentage = 2.3 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Terry Coleman |votes = 933 |percentage = 1.9 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = Eddie Smith |votes = 396 |percentage = 0.8 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority |votes = 192 |percentage = 0.4 |change = −23.9 }} {{Election box turnout |votes = 48,196 |percentage = 62.3 |change = +5.2 }} {{Election box hold with party link |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = −17.2 }} {{Election box end}} === Elections in the 2000s === {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2005|General election, 2005]]: Ashfield}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Geoff Hoon]] |votes = 20,433 |percentage = 48.6 |change = -9.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Giles Inglis-Jones |votes = 10,220 |percentage = 24.3 |change = -0.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Wendy Johnson |votes = 5,829 |percentage = 13.9 |change = +2.6 }} {{Election box candidate| |party = [[Ashfield Independents]] |candidate = Roy Adkins |votes = 2,292 |percentage = 5.5 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = Kate Allsop |votes = 1,900 |percentage = 4.5 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Veritas (political party) |candidate = Sarah Hemstock |votes = 1,108 |percentage = 2.6 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = Eddie Grenfell |votes = 269 |percentage = 0.6 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 10,213 |percentage = 24.3 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 42,051 |percentage = 57.3 |change = +3.7 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = &nbsp; }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General election, 2001]]: Ashfield}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Geoff Hoon]] |votes = 22,875 |percentage = 58.1 |change = -7.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Julian Leigh |votes = 9,607 |percentage = 24.4 |change = +4.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Bill Smith |votes = 4,428 |percentage = 11.3 |change = +1.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = Charlie Harby |votes = 1,471 |percentage = 3.7 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Socialist Alliance (England) |candidate = George Watson |votes = 589 |percentage = 1.5 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Socialist Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Katrina Howse |votes = 380 |percentage = 1.0 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 13,268 |percentage = 33.7 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 39,350 |percentage = 53.6 |change = -16.4 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = &nbsp; }} {{Election box end}} === Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1997|General election, 1997]]: Ashfield<ref>http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/constit/441.htm</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Geoff Hoon]] |votes = 32,979 |percentage = 65.17 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = M Simmonds |votes = 10,251 |percentage = 20.26 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = W Smith |votes = 4,882 |percentage = 9.65 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Referendum Party |candidate = M Betts |votes = 1,896 |percentage = 3.75 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = S Belshaw |votes = 595 |percentage = 1.18 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 22,728 |percentage = 44.91 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 72,299 |percentage = 69.99 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]:Ashfield<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/ge92index.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=9 April 1992|work=Election 1992|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=6 Dec 2010}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Geoff Hoon]] |votes = 32,018 |percentage = 54.9 |change = +13.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = LA Robertson |votes = 19,031 |percentage = 32.6 |change = -1.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = JS Turton |votes = 7,291 |percentage = 12.5 |change = -12.2 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 12,987 |percentage = 22.3 |change = +14.2 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 58,340 |percentage = 80.4 |change = +3.2 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +7.1 }} {{Election box end}} === Elections in the 1980s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1987|General election, 1987]]: Ashfield<ref>http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/constit/441.htm</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Frank Haynes]] |votes = 22,812 |percentage = 41.7 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = C Coleman |votes = 18,412 |percentage = 33.6 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = F Stein |votes = 13,542 |percentage = 24.7 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 4,400 |percentage = 8.1 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 70,937 |percentage = 77.2 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1983|General election, 1983]]: Ashfield<ref>http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/constit/441.htm</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Frank Haynes]] |votes = 21,859 |percentage = 41.7 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = R Seligman |votes = 15,772 |percentage = 30.7 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = F Stein |votes = 13,812 |percentage = 26.8 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 6,087 |percentage = 11.8 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 68,791 |percentage = 74.8 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} === Elections in the 1970s === {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1979|General election, 1979]]: Ashfield<ref>http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/constit/441.htm</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Frank Haynes]] |votes = 33,116 |percentage = 52.8 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = T Smith |votes = 25,319 |percentage = 40.4 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = Hampton Flint |votes = 3,914 |percentage = 6.2 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = National Front (UK) |candidate = W Annable |votes = 397 |percentage = 0.6 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 7,797 |percentage = 12.4 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 77,878 |percentage = 80.6 |change = }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |loser = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=United Kingdom Parliament: [[Ashfield by-election, 1977]] }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Tim Smith (UK politician)|Tim Smith]] |votes = 19,616 |percentage = 43.1 |change = -20.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Michael Cowan]] |votes = 19,352 |percentage = 42.5 |change = +20.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = Hampton Flint |votes = 4,380 |percentage = 9.6 |change = -4.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = National Front (UK) |candidate = George Herrod |votes = 1,734 |percentage = 3.8 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Socialist Workers Party (Britain) |candidate = June Hall |votes = 453 |percentage = 1.0 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 264 |percentage = 0.6 |change = }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |loser = Labour Party (UK) |swing = 20.8 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, October 1974|General election, 1974 (October)]]: Ashfield<ref>http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/constit/441.htm</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[David Marquand]] |votes = 35,367 |percentage = 63.4 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = R Kemm |votes = 12,452 |percentage = 22.3 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = Hampton Flint |votes = 7,959 |percentage = 14.3 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 22,915 |percentage = 41.1 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 74,683 |percentage = 74.7 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, February 1974|General election, 1974 (February)]]: Ashfield<ref>http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/constit/441.htm</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[David Marquand]] |votes = 35,994 |percentage = 59.3 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = R Kemm |votes = 14,206 |percentage = 23.4 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = Hampton Flint |votes = 10,534 |percentage = 17.3 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 21,788 |percentage = 35.9 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 74,095 |percentage = 82.0 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election 1970|General election, 1970]]: Ashfield<ref>http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/constit/441.htm</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[David Marquand]] |votes = 32,372 |percentage = 68.2 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = R Kemm |votes = 15,089 |percentage = 31.8 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 17,283 |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 67,623 |percentage = 70.2 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} === Elections in the 1960s === {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1966|General election, 1966]]: Ashfield<ref>http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge66/i01.htm</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[David Marquand]] |votes = 33,477 |percentage = 73.63 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = ET Gibbons |votes = 11,991 |percentage = 26.37 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 21,486 |percentage = 47.26 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 62,030 |percentage = 73.30 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1964|General election, 1964]]: Ashfield<ref>http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge64/i01.htm</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[William Warbey]] |votes = 34,841 |percentage = 72.84 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = TL Wright |votes = 12,989 |percentage = 27.16 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 21,852 |percentage = 45.69 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 61,960 |percentage = 77.19 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} === Elections in the 1950s === {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1959|General election, 1959]]: Ashfield<ref>http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge59/i01.htm</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[William Warbey]] |votes = 35,432 |percentage = 70.69 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = JGW Sandys |votes = 14,690 |percentage = 29.31 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 20,742 |percentage = 41.38 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 61,139 |percentage = 81.98 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1955|General election, 1955]]: Ashfield<ref>http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge55/i01.htm</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[William Warbey]] |votes = 32,905 |percentage = 71.94 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = AS Plane |votes = 12,836 |percentage = 28.06 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 20,069 |percentage = 43.88 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 59,820 |percentage = 76.46 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} == See also == * [[Ashfield by-election, 1977]] * [[List of Parliamentary constituencies in Nottinghamshire]] == Notes and references == <references/> ==Sources== * Youngs, Frederic A., Guide to the Local Administrative Units of England, Vol II, Northern England, London, 1991 {{Constituencies in the East Midlands}} {{coord|53.12|-1.27|region:GB|display=title}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Ashfield (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in Nottinghamshire]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1955]] [[ar:أشفيلد (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[pl:Okręg wyborczy Ashfield]] [[zh:阿什菲爾德 (英國國會選區)]]
Ashford (UK Parliament constituency) Ashford {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Ashford |parliament = uk |map1 = Ashford2007 |map2 = Kent |map_entity = Kent |map_year = 2010 |year = 1885 |abolished = |type = County |previous = [[West Kent (UK Parliament constituency)|West Kent]] |next = |electorate = 81,947 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Damian Green]] |party = [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |region = England |county = Kent |european = South East England |elects_howmany = One }} '''Ashford''' is a [[United Kingdom constituencies|parliamentary constituency]] represented in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) by the [[first past the post]] voting system. ==Boundaries== Ashford constituency has the same boundaries as [[Ashford (borough)|Ashford borough]]. It comprises the rapidly expanding town of [[Ashford, Kent|Ashford]] together with the smaller town of [[Tenterden]] and 35 villages. ===Boundary review=== Following their review of parliamentary representation in [[Kent]], the [[Boundary Commission for England]] made major changes to the existing constituencies as a consequence of population expansion across the county. These changes took effect at the [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|2010 general election]]. The electoral wards used in the modified Ashford constituency are entirely within the borough of Ashford; *Aylesford Green, Beaver, Biddenden, Bockhanger, Boughton Aluph and Eastwell, Bybrook, Charing, Downs North, Downs West, [[Godinton]], Great Chart with Singleton North, Highfield, [[Isle of Oxney]], [[Kennington, Kent|Kennington]], Little Burton Farm, Norman, North [[Willesborough]], Park Farm North, Park Farm South, Rolvenden and [[Tenterden]] West, St Michaels, Singleton South, South [[Willesborough]], Stanhope, Stour, Tenterden North, Tenterden South, Victoria, Washford, Weald Central, Weald East, Weald North, Weald South and Wye ==Members of Parliament== *''Constituency created'' (1885) {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member<ref>{{rayment-hc|a|3}}</ref>!!Party |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}"| | [[United Kingdom general election, 1885|1885]] | [[William Pomfret Pomfret]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}"| | [[United Kingdom general election, 1892|1892]] | [[Laurence Hardy]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Coalition Conservative/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1918|1918]] | [[Samuel Strang Steel]] | [[Coalition Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1929|1929]] | Rev. [[Roderick Kedward (politician)|Roderick Kedward]] | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1931|1931]] | [[Michael Knatchbull, 5th Baron Brabourne|Michael Knatchbull]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Ashford by-election, 1933|1933 by-election]] | [[Patrick Spens, 1st Baron Spens|Patrick Spens]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Ashford by-election, 1943|1943 by-election]] | [[Edward Percy Smith]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1950|1950]] | [[Bill Deedes]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, October 1974|1974]] | [[Keith Speed]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1997|1997]] | [[Damian Green]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |} == Elections == ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Ashford [http://www.ashford.gov.uk/pdf/Statement%20of%20Perons%20Nominated%20and%20Notice%20of%20poll.pdf] }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Damian Green]] |votes = 29,878 |percentage = 54.1 |change = +2.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Chris Took |votes = 12,581 |percentage = 22.8 |change = +7.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Chris Clark |votes = 9,204 |percentage = 16.7 |change = -9.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Jeffrey Elenor<ref>{{cite web |url=http://candidates.ukip.org/index.php?pg=show&eid=191 |title=UKIP: Ashford |publisher=UKIP |accessdate=5 April 2010 }}</ref> |votes = 2,508 |percentage = 4.5 |change = +1.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Steven Campkin |votes = 1,014 |percentage = 1.8 |change = -1.6 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 17,297 |percentage = 31.3 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 55,185 |percentage = 67.9 |change = +2.5 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +2.3 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 2000s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Ashford }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Damian Green]] |votes = 26,651 |percentage = 51.6 |change = +4.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Valerie Whitaker |votes = 13,353 |percentage = 25.8 |change = &minus;6.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Chris Took |votes = 8,308 |percentage = 16.1 |change = +1.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Richard Boden |votes = 1,753 |percentage = 3.4 |change = +0.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Bernard Stroud |votes = 1,620 |percentage = 3.1 |change = +0.5 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 13,298 |percentage = 25.7 |change = +10.4 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 51,685 |percentage = 65.0 |change = +2.5 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +5.2 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election, 2001]]: Ashford}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Damian Green]] |votes = 22,739 |percentage = 47.4 |change = +6.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = John Adams |votes = 15,380 |percentage = 32.1 |change = +0.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Kieth Fitchett |votes = 7,236 |percentage = 15.1 |change = &minus;4.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Richard Boden |votes = 1,353 |percentage = 2.8 |change = +1.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = David Waller |votes = 1,229 |percentage = 2.6 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 7,359 |percentage = 15.3 |change = +5.6 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 47,937 |percentage = 62.5 |change = &minus;11.7 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +3.2 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin| |title= [[United Kingdom general election, 1997|General Election 1997]]: Ashford<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/constit/388.htm|title=Politcs Resources|date=1 May 1997|work=Election 1997|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=2010-12-25}}</ref><ref>C. Rallings & M. Thrasher, The Media Guide to the New Parliamentary Constituencies, p.120 (Plymouth: LGC Elections Centre, 1995) </ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Damian Green]] |votes = 22,899 |percentage = 41.4 |change = &minus;13.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = J Ennals |votes = 17,554 |percentage = 31.7 |change = +11.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = J Williams |votes = 10,901 |percentage = 19.7 |change = &minus;4.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Referendum Party |candidate = C Cruden |votes = 3,201 |percentage = 5.8 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party (UK) |candidate = R Boden |votes = 660 |percentage = 1.2 |change = &minus;0.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Natural Law Party |candidate = S Tyrell |votes = 89 |percentage = 0.2 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 5,345 |percentage = 9.7 |change = &minus;20.8 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 55,302 |percentage = 74.2 |change = &minus;5.0 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = &minus;12.5 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]: Ashford<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/ge92index.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=9 April 1992|work=Election 1992|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=6 December 2010}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Keith Speed]] |votes = 31,031 |percentage = 54.6 |change = &minus;1.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Ms. CLB Headley |votes = 13,672 |percentage = 24.1 |change = &minus;3.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Ms. DA Cameron |votes = 11,365 |percentage = 20.0 |change = +5.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Dr. CA Porter |votes = 773 |percentage = 1.4 |change = &minus;0.1 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 17,359 |percentage = 30.5 |change = +1.3 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 56,841 |percentage = 79.2 |change = +3.5 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +0.7 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1940s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[UK general election, 1945|General Election 1945]]: Ashford}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = E P Smith |votes = 18,800 |percentage = 51.96% |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = H W Lee |votes = 12,575 |percentage = 34.76% |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = H V Strong |votes = 4,804 |percentage = 13.28% |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 6,225 |percentage = 17.21% |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 71.27 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ==See also== *[[List of Parliamentary constituencies in Kent]] ==Notes and references== {{reflist}} ==Sources== * ''British Parliamentary Election Results 1885-1918'', compiled and edited by F.W.S. Craig (Macmillan Press 1974) *{{cite book | author= | title=The Times House of Commons 1929, 1931, 1935 | publisher=Politico's (reprint) | year=2003 | editor=[[Iain Dale]] | isbn=1-84275-033-X }} *{{cite book | author= | title=The Times House of Commons 1945 | publisher=''[[The Times]]'' | year=1945 | editor= | id= }} *{{cite book | author= | title=The Times House of Commons 1950 | publisher=''[[The Times]]'' | year=1950 | editor= | id= }} *{{cite book | author= | title=The Times House of Commons 1955 | publisher=''[[The Times]]'' | year=1955 | editor= | id= }} {{Ashford}} {{Constituencies in South East England}} {{coord |51.1|N|0.8|E|display=title|scale:200000}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Ashford (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in Kent]] [[Category:Ashford, Kent|Parliament]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1885]] [[ar:أشفورد (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[pl:Okręg wyborczy Ashford]] [[zh:阿什福德 (英國國會選區)]]
Ashton-under-Lyne (UK Parliament constituency) Ashton-under-Lyne {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Ashton under Lyne |parliament = uk |map1 = AshtonUnderLyne2007 |map2 = EnglandGreaterManchester |map_entity = Greater Manchester |map_year = |year = 1832 |abolished = |type = Borough |elects_howmany = One |previous = [[Lancashire (UK Parliament constituency)|Lancashire]] |next = |electorate = 68,553 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[David Heyes]] |party = Labour Party (UK) |region = England |county = [[Greater Manchester]] |european = North West England }} '''Ashton-under-Lyne''' is a [[constituency]] centred on the town of [[Ashton-under-Lyne]] that is represented in the [[British House of Commons|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) by the [[first past the post]] system of election. In recent years it has become a strongly Labour seat. == Boundaries == The constituency covers the [[Failsworth East]], [[Failsworth West]] and [[Hollinwood, Greater Manchester|Hollinwood]] electoral wards of the [[Metropolitan Borough of Oldham]] and the Ashton Hurst, Ashton St. Michael's, St. Peter's, Ashton Waterloo, Droylsden East and Droylsden West wards of the Metropolitan Borough of [[Tameside]]. The addition of [[Failsworth]] and [[Hollinwood, Greater Manchester|Hollinwood]] has made little difference to the seat's political loyalties; it remains safely Labour. == Members of Parliament == {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member<ref>{{rayment-hc|a|3}}</ref>!!Party |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1832|1832]] | [[George Williams (UK politician)|George Williams]] | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1835|1835]] | [[Charles Hindley]] | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1857|1857]] | [[Thomas Milner Gibson]] | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1868|1868]] | [[Thomas Walton Mellor]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1880|1880]] | [[Hugh Mason]] | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1885|1885]] | [[John Edmund Wentworth Addison]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1895|1895]] | [[Sir Herbert Huntington-Whiteley, 1st Baronet|Herbert Whiteley]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1906|1906]] | [[Alfred Henry Scott (British politician)|Alfred Henry Scott]] | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, December 1910|1910]] | Sir [[Max Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook|Max Aitken]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Ashton-under-Lyne by-election, 1916|1916 by-election]] | Sir [[Albert Stanley, 1st Baron Ashfield|Albert Henry Stanley]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Ashton-under-Lyne by-election, 1920|1920]] | Sir [[Walter de Frece]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1924|1924]] | [[Cornelius Homan]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Ashton-under-Lyne by-election, 1928|1928]] | [[Albert Bellamy]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Ashton-under-Lyne by-election, 1931|1931]] | [[John Broadbent]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1935|1935]] | [[Fred Simpson (politician)|Fred Brown Simpson]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Ashton-under-Lyne by-election, 1939|1939]] | Sir [[William Jowitt, 1st Earl Jowitt|William Jowitt]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Ashton-under-Lyne by-election, 1945|1945]] | [[Hervey Rhodes, Baron Rhodes|Hervey Rhodes]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1964|1964]] | [[Robert Sheldon, Baron Sheldon|Robert Sheldon]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 2001|2001]] | [[David Heyes]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |} In the [[United Kingdom general election, 1886|1886 election]], voting resulted in a tie between incumbent [[John Edmund Wentworth Addison]] and the [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] candidate. Under the law of the day, the presiding officer chose the winner, and Addison was reelected. == Elections == === Elections in the 2010s === {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Ashton-under-Lyne }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[David Heyes]] |votes = 18,604 |percentage = 48.4 |change = -10.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Seema Kennedy |votes = 9,510 |percentage = 24.7 |change = +4.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats |candidate = Paul Larkin<ref name="ynmp2010">{{cite web |url=http://www.yournextmp.com/seats/ashton_under_lyne |title=Ashton-under-Lyne |publisher=YourNextMP |accessdate=20 March 2010 }}</ref> |votes = 5,703 |percentage = 14.8 |change = +3.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = David Lomas |votes = 2,929 |percentage = 7.6 |change = +1.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Angela McManus |votes = 1,686 |percentage = 4.4 |change = +2.3 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 9.094 |percentage = 23.7 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 38,432 |percentage = 56.9 |change = +5.4 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = -7.3 }} {{Election box end}} === Elections in the 2000s === {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Ashton under Lyne }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[David Heyes]] |votes = 21,211 |percentage = 57.4 |change = -5.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Graeme Brown |votes = 7,259 |percentage = 19.6 |change = +0.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Les Jones |votes = 5,108 |percentage = 13.8 |change = +2.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Anthony Jones |votes = 2,051 |percentage = 5.5 |change = +1.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = John Whittaker |votes = 768 |percentage = 2.1 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate| |party = Local Community Party |candidate = Jack Crossfield |votes = 570 |percentage = 1.5 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 13,952 |percentage = 37.7 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 36,967 |percentage = 51.3 |change = +2.2 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = -2.8 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Ashton under Lyne }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[David Heyes]] |votes = 22,340 |percentage = 62.5 |change = -5.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Tim Charlesworth |votes = 6,822 |percentage = 19.1 |change = +0.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Kate Fletcher |votes = 4,237 |percentage = 11.8 |change = +2.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Roger Woods |votes = 1,617 |percentage = 4.5 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Nigel Rolland |votes = 748 |percentage = 2.1 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 15,518 |percentage = 43.4 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 35,764 |percentage = 49.1 |change = -16.3 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} === Elections in the 1990s === {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1997|General Election 1997]]: Ashton under Lyne }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Robert Sheldon, Baron Sheldon|Robert Sheldon]] |votes = 31,919 |percentage = 67.5 |change = +10.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Richard Mayson |votes = 8,954 |percentage = 18.9 |change = -12.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Tim Pickstone |votes = 4,603 |percentage = 9.7 |change = +0.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Referendum Party |candidate = L. Clapham |votes = 1,346 |percentage = 2.8 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Official Monster Raving Loony Party |candidate = P. Cymbal |votes = 458 |percentage = 1.0 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 22,965 |percentage = 48.6 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 47,280 |percentage = 65.5 |change = -8.4 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +11.7 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]:Ashton-under-Lyne<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/ge92index.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=9 April 1992|work=Election 1992|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=6 Dec 2010}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Robert Sheldon, Baron Sheldon|Robert Sheldon]] |votes = 24,550 |percentage = 56.6 |change = +4.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = John R. Pinniger |votes = 13,615 |percentage = 31.4 |change = +1.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Charles W. Turner |votes = 4,005 |percentage = 9.2 |change = -8.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = Colin L. Hall |votes = 907 |percentage = 2.1 |change = -15.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Natural Law Party |candidate = John Brannigan |votes = 289 |percentage = 0.7 |change = +0.7 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 10,935 |percentage = 25.2 |change = +3.7 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 43,366 |percentage = 73.9 |change = -0.1 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +1.9 }} {{Election box end}} === Elections in the 1980s === {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1987|General Election 1987]]: Ashton under Lyne }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Robert Sheldon, Baron Sheldon|Robert Sheldon]] |votes = 22,389 |percentage = 51.8 |change = +2.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = H. L. Cadman |votes = 13,103 |percentage = 30.3 |change = -1.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Mark Hunter (politician)|Mark Hunter]] |votes = 7,760 |percentage = 18.0 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 9,286 |percentage = 21.5 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 43,250 |percentage = 74.0 |change = +2.4 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +1.7 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1983|General Election 1983]]: Ashton under Lyne }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Robert Sheldon, Baron Sheldon|Robert Sheldon]] |votes = 20,987 |percentage = 49.7 |change = -5.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Richard Spring]] |votes = 13,290 |percentage = 31.5 |change = -4.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Social Democratic Party (UK) |candidate = J. Adler |votes = 7,521 |percentage = 17.8 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = D. Hallsworth |votes = 407 |percentage = 1.0 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 7,697 |percentage = 18.2 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 42,196 |percentage = 71.6 |change = -5.0 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = -0.3 }} {{Election box end}} === Elections in the 1970s === {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1979|General Election 1979]]: Ashton under Lyne }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Robert Sheldon, Baron Sheldon|Robert Sheldon]] |votes = 24,535 |percentage = 54.7 |change = +0.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = A. Fearn |votes = 16,156 |percentage = 36.0 |change = +6.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = G. Taylor |votes = 3,699 |percentage = 8.2 |change = -8.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = National Front (UK) |candidate = D. Jones |votes = 486 |percentage = 1.1 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 8,379 |percentage = 18.7 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 44,876 |percentage = 76.6 |change = +4.4 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = -3.0 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, October 1974|General Election October 1974]]: Ashton under Lyne }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Robert Sheldon, Baron Sheldon|Robert Sheldon]] |votes = 23,490 |percentage = 53.9 |change = +5.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = M. H. Litchfield |votes = 12,763 |percentage = 29.3 |change = -1.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = T. G. Jones |votes = 7,356 |percentage = 16.9 |change = -3.8 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 10,727 |percentage = 24.6 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 43,609 |percentage = 72.2 |change = -7.3 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +3.6 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, February 1974|General Election February 1974]]: Ashton under Lyne }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Robert Sheldon, Baron Sheldon|Robert Sheldon]] |votes = 23,019 |percentage = 48.4 |change = -6.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = T. Aitken |votes = 14,718 |percentage = 30.9 |change = -14.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = J. G. Jones |votes = 9,837 |percentage = 20.7 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 8,301 |percentage = 17.5 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 47,574 |percentage = 79.5 |change = +8.1 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +4.3 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1970|General Election 1970]]: Ashton under Lyne }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Robert Sheldon, Baron Sheldon|Robert Sheldon]] |votes = 23,927 |percentage = 54.5 |change = -4.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = A. d'A. Fearn |votes = 19,973 |percentage = 45.5 |change = +4.2 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 3,954 |percentage = 9.0 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 43,900 |percentage = 71.4 |change = -2.3 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = -4.2 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1960s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1966|General Election 1966]]: Ashton under Lyne}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Robert Sheldon, Baron Sheldon|Robert Sheldon]] |votes = 24,728 |percentage = 58.7 |change = +4.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = H. D. Moore |votes = 17,396 |percentage = 41.3 |change = -4.2 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 7,332 |percentage = 17.4 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 42,124 |percentage = 73.7 |change = -3.7 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +4.2 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1964|General Election 1964]]: Ashton under Lyne}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Robert Sheldon, Baron Sheldon|Robert Sheldon]] |votes = 24,657 |percentage = 54.5 |change = +1.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = H. D. Moore |votes = 20,550 |percentage = 45.5 |change = -1.7 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 4,107 |percentage = 9.1 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 45,213 |percentage = 77.4 |change = -3.7 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +1.7 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1950s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1959|General Election 1959]]: Ashton under Lyne}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Hervey Rhodes]] |votes = 25,991 |percentage = 52.8 |change = +0.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = R. Horrocks |votes = 23,239 |percentage = 47.2 |change = -0.9 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 2,752 |percentage = 5.6 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 49,230 |percentage = 81.1 |change = +1.0 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +0.9 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1955|General Election 1955]]: Ashton under Lyne}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Hervey Rhodes]] |votes = 26,216 |percentage = 52.0 |change = -0.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = E. Hodson |votes = 24,251 |percentage = 48.1 |change = +0.1 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 1,965 |percentage = 3.1 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 50,467 |percentage = 80.1 |change = -4.8 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = -0.1 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1951|General Election 1951]]: Ashton under Lyne}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Hervey Rhodes]] |votes = 21,424 |percentage = 52.1 |change = +1.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Kenneth Lewis]] |votes = 19,740 |percentage = 48.0 |change = -0.3 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 1,684 |percentage = 4.1 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 41,164 |percentage = 84.9 |change = -1.5 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +0.9 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1950|General Election 1950]]: Ashton under Lyne}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Hervey Rhodes]] |votes = 20,970 |percentage = 50.6 |change = -3.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = G. B. Howcroft |votes = 20,046 |percentage = 48.3 |change = +13.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Communist Party of Great Britain |candidate = H. H. Blackwell |votes = 459 |percentage = 1.1 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 924 |percentage = 2.2 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 41,475 |percentage = 86.4 |change = +15.9 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = -8.4 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1940s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[Ashton-under-Lyne by-election, 1945]]}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Hervey Rhodes]] |votes = 12,889 |percentage = 54.1 |change = &minus;2.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = R. A. Cary |votes = 8,360 |percentage = 35.0 |change = &minus;8.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = A. Beale |votes = 2,604 |percentage = 10.9 |change = N/A }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 4,529 |percentage = 19.1 |change = +6.3 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 70.5 |change = -8.1 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +3.2 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[UK general election, 1945|General Election 1945]]: Ashton-under-Lyne}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[William Jowitt, 1st Earl Jowitt|William Jowitt]] |votes = 14,998 |percentage = 56.4 |change = +6.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = F. H. G. H. Goodhart |votes = 11,604 |percentage = 43.6 |change = -6.2 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 3,394 |percentage = 12.8 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 26,602 |percentage = 78.6 |change = -2.4 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +6.2 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1930s=== :[[William Jowitt, 1st Earl Jowitt|William Jowitt]] won the [[Ashton-under-Lyne by-election, 1939]] unopposed. {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1935|General Election 1935]]: Ashton-under-Lyne}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Fred Simpson (politician)|Fred Simpson]] |votes = 14,140 |percentage = 50.2 |change = +13.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[John Broadbent]] |votes = 14,026 |percentage = 49.8 |change = -2.7 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 114 |percentage = 0.4 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 28,166 |percentage = 81.0 |change = -4.3 }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |loser = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +7.9 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1931|General Election 1931]]: Ashton-under-Lyne}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[John Broadbent]] |votes = 15,652 |percentage = 52.5 |change = +7.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = J. W. Gordon |votes = 11,074 |percentage = 37.1 |change = -2.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = J. T. Middleton |votes = 2,696 |percentage = 9.0 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = New Party (UK) |candidate = C. B. Hobhouse |votes = 424 |percentage = 1.4 |change = -14.6 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 4,578 |percentage = 15.4 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 29,846 |percentage = 85.3 |change = +5.1 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +5.1 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[Ashton-under-Lyne by-election, 1931]]}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[John Broadbent]] |votes = 12,420 |percentage = 44.6 |change = +11.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = J. W. Gordon |votes = 11,005 |percentage = 39.4 |change = &minus;5.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = New Party (UK) |candidate = A. Young |votes = 4,472 |percentage = 16.0 |change = N/A }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 1,415 |percentage = 5.2 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 27,897 |percentage = 80.2 |change = &minus;5.7 }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |loser = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +8.3 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1920s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1929|General Election 1929]]: Ashton-under-Lyne}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Albert Bellamy]] |votes = 13,170 |percentage = 44.4 |change = +3.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[John Broadbent]] |votes = 9,763 |percentage = 33.0 |change = +2.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = W. G. Greenwood |votes = 6,693 |percentage = 22.6 |change = -6.5 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 3,407 |percentage = 11.4 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 29,626 |percentage = 85.9 |change = -3.2 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +0.6 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[Ashton-under-Lyne by-election, 1928]]}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Albert Bellamy]] |votes = 9,567 |percentage = 40.6 |change = +7.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Sir Gordon Touche, 1st Baronet|Gordon Cosmo Touche]] |votes = 7,161 |percentage = 30.3 |change = -9.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = W. G. Greenwood |votes = 6,874 |percentage = 29.1 |change = +1.4 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 2,406 |percentage = 10.3 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 23,512 |percentage = 89.1 |change = +0.8 }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |loser = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +8.5 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1924|General Election 1924]]: Ashton-under-Lyne}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Cornelius Homan]] |votes = 8,971 |percentage = 39.5 |change = +3.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Cecil L'Estrange Malone]] |votes = 7,451 |percentage = 32.8 |change = +4.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = Henry Greenwood |votes = 6,692 |percentage = 27.7 |change = -7.4 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 1,520 |percentage = 6.7 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 23,114 |percentage = 88.3 |change = +3.0 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = -0.4 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1923|General Election 1923]]: Ashton-under-Lyne}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Walter de Frece]] |votes = 7,813 |percentage = 36.2 |change = -21.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = Henry Greenwood |votes = 7,574 |percentage = 35.1 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Ellen Wilkinson]] |votes = 6,208 |percentage = 28.7 |change = -13.7 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 239 |percentage = 1.1 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 21,595 |percentage = 85.3 |change = +2.0 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1922|General Election 1922]]: Ashton-under-Lyne}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Walter de Frece]] |votes = 12,006 |percentage = 57.6 |change = +14.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = T. W. Gillinder |votes = 8,834 |percentage = 42.4 |change = +2.8 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 3,172 |percentage = 15.2 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 20,840 |percentage = 83.3 |change = -1.0 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +5.7 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[Ashton-under-Lyne by-election, 1920]]}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Coalition Conservative |candidate = Sir [[Walter de Frece]] |votes = 8,864 |percentage = 43.3 |change = &minus;15.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[William Cornforth Robinson]] |votes = 8,127 |percentage = 39.6 |change = N/A }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = Sir [[Arthur Harold Marshall]] |votes = 3,511 |percentage = 17.1 |change = N/A }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 738 |percentage = 3.7 |change = &minus;12.9 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 20,502 |percentage = 82.3 |change = +13.9 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1910s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1918|General Election 1918]]: Ashton-under-Lyne}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Coalition Conservative |candidate = [[Albert Henry Stanley]] |votes = 10,261 |percentage = 58.3 |change = +7.2 }} {{Election box candidate| |party = [[National Federation of Discharged and Demobilized Sailors and Soldiers|NFDSS]] |candidate = T. F. Lister |votes = 7,334 |percentage = 41.7 |change = N/A }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 2,927 |percentage = 16.6 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 17,595 |percentage = 68.4 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +7.2 }} {{Election box end}} ;[[Ashton-under-Lyne by-election, 1916]] In the Ashton-under-Lyne By-Election of 23 December 1916, [[Albert Henry Stanley]], [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] was elected unopposed. {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, December 1910|General Election December 1910]]: Ashton-under-Lyne}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Max Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook|Max Aitken]] |votes = 4,044 |percentage = 51.1 |change = +5.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Alfred Henry Scott (British politician)|Alfred Henry Scott]] |votes = 3,848 |percentage = 48.8 |change = -0.5 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 196 |percentage = 2.4 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 7,652 |percentage = 91.8 |change = -3.6 }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |loser = Liberal Party (UK) |swing = +3.0 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, January 1910|General Election January 1910]]: Ashton-under-Lyne}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Alfred Henry Scott (British politician)|Alfred Henry Scott]] |votes = 4,039 |percentage = 49.3 |change = -7.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Sir Herbert Huntington-Whiteley, 1st Baronet|Herbert Whiteley]] |votes = 3,746 |percentage = 45.9 |change = +2.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent Labour |candidate = W Gee |votes = 413 |percentage = 5.0 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 293 |percentage = 3.6 |change = -9.0 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 8,198 |percentage = 95.4 |change = +2.6 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Liberal Party (UK) |swing = -4.6 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1900s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1906|General Election 1906]]: Ashton-under-Lyne}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Alfred Henry Scott (British politician)|Alfred Henry Scott]] |votes = 4,310 |percentage = 56.3 |change = +20.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Sir Herbert Huntington-Whiteley, 1st Baronet|Herbert Whiteley]] |votes = 3,342 |percentage = 43.7 |change = -9.4 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 968 |percentage = 12.6 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 7,652 |percentage = 92.8 |change = +6.6 }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Liberal Party (UK) |loser = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +14.8 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1900|General Election 1900]]: Ashton-under-Lyne}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Sir Herbert Huntington-Whiteley, 1st Baronet|Herbert Whiteley]] |votes = 3,545 |percentage = 53.1 |change = +0.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = E A Parkin |votes = 2,400 |percentage = 35.9 |change = -5.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = J Johnston |votes = 737 |percentage = 11.0 |change = +4.6 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 1,145 |percentage = 17.2 |change = +5.6 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 6,682 |percentage = 86.2 |change = -5.1 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +2.8 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1890s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1895|General Election 1895]]: Ashton-under-Lyne}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Sir Herbert Huntington-Whiteley, 1st Baronet|Herbert Whiteley]] |votes = 3,434 |percentage = 52.6 |change = +1.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = W. Woods |votes = 2,680 |percentage = 41.0 |change = -8.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent Labour Party |candidate = [[James Sexton]] |votes = 415 |percentage = 6.4 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 754 |percentage = 11.6 |change = +9.6 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 6,529 |percentage = 91.3 |change = -2.6 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +4.8 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1892|General Election 1892]]: Ashton-under-Lyne}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[John Edmund Wentworth Addison]] |votes = 3,358 |percentage = 51.0 |change = +1.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Octavius Vaughan Morgan]] |votes = 3,223 |percentage = 49.0 |change = -1.0 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 135 |percentage = 2.0 |change = +2.0 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 6,581 |percentage = 93.9 |change = +0.8 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +1.0 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1880s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1886|General Election 1886]]: Ashton-under-Lyne}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[John Edmund Wentworth Addison]] |votes = 3,050 |percentage = 50.0 |change = -0.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = A B Rowley |votes = 3,049 |percentage = 50.0 |change = +0.4 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 1 |percentage = 0.0 |change = -0.4 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 6,099 |percentage = 93.1 |change = -2.4 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = -0.4 }} {{Election box end}} * Both candidates having received 3,049 votes each, Addison was elected on the Returning Officer's casting vote. {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1885|General Election 1885]]: Ashton-under-Lyne}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[John Edmund Wentworth Addison]] |votes = 3,153 |percentage = 50.4 |change = +3.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Hugh Mason]] |votes = 3,104 |percentage = 49.6 |change = -3.8 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 49 |percentage = 0.8 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 6,257 |percentage = 95.5 |change = +1.5 }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |loser = Liberal Party (UK) |swing = +3.8 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1880|General Election 1880]]: Ashton-under-Lyne}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Hugh Mason]] |votes = 2,966 |percentage = 53.4 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = J. R. Coulthart |votes = 2,586 |percentage = 46.6 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 380 |percentage = 6.8 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 5552 |percentage = 94.0 |change = }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Liberal Party (UK) |loser = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} === Elections in the 1870s === {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1874|General Election 1874]]: Ashton-under-Lyne}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Thomas Walton Mellor]] |votes = |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = |votes = |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} === Elections in the 1860s === {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1868|General Election 1868]]: Ashton-under-Lyne}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Thomas Walton Mellor]] |votes = 2,269 |percentage = 51.4 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Thomas Milner Gibson]] |votes = 2,147 |percentage = 48.6 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 122 |percentage = 2.8 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 4416 |percentage = 91.6 |change = }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |loser = Liberal Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} == See also == * [[List of Parliamentary constituencies in Greater Manchester]] * [[Ashton-under-Lyne by-election, 1920]] * [[Ashton-under-Lyne by-election, 1928]] * [[Ashton-under-Lyne by-election, 1931]] * [[Ashton-under-Lyne by-election, 1939]] * [[Ashton-under-Lyne by-election, 1945]] ==Notes and references== {{Reflist}} == Sources == *[http://politics.guardian.co.uk/hoc/constituency/history/0,9571,-680,00.html Election results 1992–2005] *[http://www.psr.keele.ac.uk/area/uk/edates.htm Election results 1951–1992] {{Constituencies in North West England}} {{coord|53.48|-2.10|display=title|region:GB|format=dms}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Ashton-Under-Lyne (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in Greater Manchester]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1832]] [[Category:Politics of Oldham]] [[Category:Politics of Tameside]] [[ar:أشتون-أندر-لاين (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[pl:Okręg wyborczy Ashton-under-Lyne]] [[zh:阿什頓安德萊恩 (英國國會選區)]]
Aylesbury (UK Parliament constituency) Aylesbury {{coord|51.816|-0.817|display=title|region:GB_scale:50000}} {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Aylesbury |parliament = uk |map1 = Aylesbury2007 |map2 = EnglandBuckinghamshire |map_entity = [[Buckinghamshire]] |map_year = |year = 1885 |abolished = |type = County |previous = |next = |electorate = 78,750 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[David Lidington]] |party = Conservative Party (UK) |region = England |county = [[Buckinghamshire]] |european = South East England |year2 = 1553 |abolished2 = 1885 |type2 = Borough |elects_howmany = One |elects_howmany2 = Two }} '''Aylesbury''' is a [[United Kingdom constituencies|parliamentary constituency]] represented in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. The [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative Party]] has held the seat since 1924, and held it at the [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|2010 general election]] with a 52.2% majority. ==Boundaries== The constituency is based around the town of [[Aylesbury]] and the surrounding countryside in [[Buckinghamshire]]. ===Boundary review=== Following their review of parliamentary representation in Buckinghamshire, the [[Boundary Commission for England]] made several changes to the Aylesbury constituency, which took effect at the [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|2010 general election]]. The electoral wards included in the revised constituency are: *[[Aston Clinton]], [[Aylesbury]] Central, [[Bedgrove]], [[Fairford Leys|Coldharbour]], Elmhurst and [[Watermead, Buckinghamshire|Watermead]], Gatehouse, Mandeville and Elm Farm, Oakfield, [[Quarrendon (estate)|Quarrendon]], [[Southcourt]], [[Walton Court]] and Hawkslade and [[Wendover]] from the district of [[Aylesbury Vale]] *[[Bledlow]] and [[Bradenham, Buckinghamshire|Bradenham]], Greater [[Hughenden]], [[Lacey Green]], [[Speen, Buckinghamshire|Speen]] and the [[Great Hampden|Hampdens]] and [[Stokenchurch]] and [[Radnage]] from [[Wycombe]] ==Members of Parliament== === MPs 1553–1659 === *''Constituency created'' (1553) {| class="wikitable" |- !Year!!First member!!Second member |- |April 1554||Thomas Smith||Humphrey Moseley |- |November 1554||rowspan="2"|William Ryse||Unknown |- |1555||Anthony Restwold |- |1558||colspan="2"|Names lost |- |1559||Arthur Porter||Thomas Crawley |- |1563||Thomas Sackville||Thomas Coleshill |- |1571||rowspan="2"|Thomas Lichfield||Edward Dockwra |- |1572||George Burden |- |1584||rowspan="2"|Thomas Tasburgh||John Smith |- |1586||Thomas Scott |- |1589||Thomas Pigott||Henry Fleetwood |- |1593||Sir Thomas West||John Lillye |- |1597||Thomas Tasburgh||Thomas Smythe |- |1601||John Lillye||Richard Moore |- |1604||Sir William Borlase||Sir William Smythe |- |1614||rowspan="2"|Sir John Dormer||Samuel Backhouse |- |1621||Henry Borlase |- |1624||[[Sir John Pakington, 1st Baronet|Sir John Pakington, Bt]]||rowspan="2"|[[Thomas Crewe|Sir Thomas Crewe]] |- |1625||rowspan="2"|Sir Robert Carr |- |May 1625||Sir John Hare |- |1626||rowspan="2"|Clement Coke||[[Arthur Goodwin]] |- |1628||[[Edmund Verney (Cavalier)|Sir Edmund Verney]] |- |April 1640||[[Sir John Pakington, 2nd Baronet|Sir John Pakington, Bt]]||rowspan="3"|[[Sir Ralph Verney, 1st Baronet, of Middle Claydon|Ralph Verney]] |- |1640||[[Thomas Fountaine]] |- |November 1640||[[Sir John Pakington, 2nd Baronet|Sir John Pakington, Bt]] |- |1645||[[Thomas Scot]]||[[Simon Mayne]] |} *''Returned one member to the [[First Protectorate Parliament|First]] and [[Second Protectorate Parliament]]s'' {| class="wikitable" |- !Year!!Member |- |1654||Henry Philips |- |1656||[[Thomas Scot]] |} *''Returned two members to the [[Third Protectorate Parliament]] and thereafter'' === MPs 1659–1885 === {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="3"|Year!!First member<ref name="rayment">{{rayment-hc|a|3}}</ref>!!First party!!Second member<ref name="rayment"/>!!Second party |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | || style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |1659 |[[James Whitelocke|Sir James Whitelocke]] || |[[Thomas Tyrrill]] || |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | || style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |1660 |[[Sir Thomas Lee, 1st Baronet|Sir Thomas Lee, 1st Bt.]] || |[[Richard Ingoldsby|Sir Richard Ingoldsby]] || |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | || style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |1685 |[[William Egerton|Sir William Egerton]] || |[[Richard Anderson (disambiguation)|Richard Anderson]] || |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" rowspan="4"| || style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |1689 |rowspan="4"|[[Sir Thomas Lee, 2nd Baronet|Sir Thomas Lee, 2nd Bt.]] || rowspan="4"| |[[Richard Beke]] || |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |1690 |[[Sir Thomas Lee, 1st Baronet|Sir Thomas Lee, 1st Bt]] || |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |1691 |[[Simon Mayne]] || |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" rowspan="5"| |1695 |rowspan="5"|[[James Herbert (1660-1704)|James Herbert]] || rowspan="5"| |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |1699 |[[Robert Dormer (MP)|Robert Dormer]] || |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |1701 |[[Sir Thomas Lee, 2nd Baronet|Sir Thomas Lee, 2nd Bt.]] || |- |style="background-color: {{Tory/meta/color}}" | |July 1702 |[[Sir John Pakington, 4th Baronet|Sir John Pakington, 4th Bt.]] || [[Tory]] |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" rowspan="2"| |December 1702 |rowspan="2"|[[Simon Harcourt (1653–1724)|Simon Harcourt]] || rowspan="2"| |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |1704 |[[Sir Henry Parker, 2nd Baronet|Sir Henry Parker, 2nd Bt.]] || |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | || style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |1705 |[[Sir John Wittewrong, 3rd Baronet|Sir John Wittewrong, 3rd Bt.]] || |[[Simon Mayne]] || |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | || style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |1710 |[[Simon Harcourt (1653–1724)|Simon Harcourt]] || |[[John Essington]] || |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" rowspan="2"| || style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |January 1715 |rowspan="2"|[[Nathaniel Meade]] || rowspan="2"| |[[John Deacle]] || |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |April 1715 |[[Trevor Hill, 1st Viscount Hillsborough|Trevor Hill]] || |- |style="background-color: {{Whig (British political party)/meta/color}}" | || style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |[[British general election, 1722|1722]] |[[Richard Abell]] || [[Whig (British political party)|Whig]] |[[Sir John Guise, 4th Baronet|John Guise]] || |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | || style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" rowspan="2"| |[[British general election, 1727|1727]] |[[William Stanhope (1702–1772)|Sir William Stanhope]] || |rowspan="2"|[[Philip Lloyd]] || rowspan="2"| |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" rowspan="2"| |1728 by-election |rowspan="2"|[[Edward Rudge (politician)|Edward Rudge]] || rowspan="2"| |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |1730 by-election |[[Thomas Ingoldsby (politician)|Thomas Ingoldsby]] || |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | || style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |[[British general election, 1734|1734]] |[[George Champion (politician)|George Champion]] || |[[Christopher Tower]] || |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | || style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |[[British general election, 1741|1741]] |[[Charles Pilsworth]] || |[[William Stanhope, 2nd Earl of Harrington|Viscount Petersham]] || |- |style="background-color: {{Whig (British political party)/meta/color}}" | || style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |[[British general election, 1747|1747]] |[[William O'Brien, 4th Earl of Inchiquin|The Earl of Inchiquin]] || [[Whig (British political party)|Whig]] |[[Edward Willes (judge)|Edward Willes]] || |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | || style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" rowspan="2"| |[[British general election, 1754|1754]] |[[Thomas Potter (d. 1759)|Thomas Potter]] || |rowspan="2"|[[John Willes (1721-1784)|John Willes]] || rowspan="2"| |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" rowspan="2"| |1757 |rowspan="2"|[[John Wilkes]] || rowspan="2"| |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" rowspan="2"| |[[British general election, 1761|1761]] |rowspan="2"|[[Welbore Ellis, 1st Baron Mendip|Welbore Ellis]] || rowspan="2"| |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" rowspan="4"| |1764 by-election |rowspan="4"|[[Anthony Bacon (industrialist)|Anthony Bacon]] || rowspan="4"| |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |[[British general election, 1768|1768]] |[[John Durand]] || |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |[[British general election, 1774|1774]] |[[Sir John Aubrey, 6th Baronet|John Aubrey]] || |- |style="background-color: {{Tory (British political party)/meta/color}}" | |[[British general election, 1780|1780]] |[[Thomas Orde-Powlett, 1st Baron Bolton|Thomas Orde]] || [[Tory (British political party)|Tory]] |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | || style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" rowspan="2"| |[[British general election, 1784|1784]] |[[Thomas Hallifax|Sir Thomas Hallifax]] || |rowspan="2"|[[William Wrightson]] || rowspan="2"| |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" rowspan="2"| |1789 by-election |rowspan="2"|[[Scrope Bernard]] || rowspan="2"| |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |[[British general election, 1790|1790]] |[[Gerard Lake, 1st Viscount Lake|Gerard Lake]] || |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" rowspan="2"| || style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |[[United Kingdom general election, 1802|1802]] |rowspan="2"|[[James Du Pre]] || rowspan="2"| |[[Robert Bent]] || |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |1804 by-election |[[William Cavendish (1783-1812)|William Cavendish]] || |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" rowspan="2"| || style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |[[United Kingdom general election, 1806|1806]] |rowspan="2"|[[Sir George Nugent, 1st Baronet|George Nugent, 1st Bt.]] || rowspan="2"| |[[George Henry Compton Cavendish]] || |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" rowspan="2"| |1809 by-election |rowspan="2"|[[Thomas Hussey (Aylesbury MP)|Thomas Hussey]] || rowspan="2"| |- |style="background-color: {{Whig (British political party)/meta/color}}" rowspan="3"| |[[United Kingdom general election, 1812|1812]] |rowspan="3"|[[George Nugent-Grenville, 2nd Baron Nugent|The Lord Nugent]] || rowspan="3"|[[Whig (British political party)|Whig]] |- |style="background-color: {{Whig (British political party)/meta/color}}" | |[[Aylesbury by-election, 1814|1814 by-election]] |[[Charles Cavendish, 1st Baron Chesham|Charles Compton Cavendish]] || [[Whig (British political party)|Whig]] |- |style="background-color: {{Whig (British political party)/meta/color}}" rowspan="4"| |[[United Kingdom general election, 1818|1818]] |rowspan="4"|[[William Rickford]] || rowspan="4"| [[Whig (British political party)|Whig]] |- |style="background-color: {{Tory (British political party)/meta/color}}" | |[[United Kingdom general election, 1832|1832]] |[[Henry Hanmer]] || [[Tory (British political party)|Tory]] |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |[[United Kingdom general election, 1837|1837]] |[[Winthrop Mackworth Praed]] || |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" rowspan="2"| |[[Aylesbury by-election, 1839|1839 by-election]] |rowspan="2"|[[Charles Baillie-Hamilton (Aylesbury MP)|Charles Baillie-Hamilton]] || rowspan="2"| [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |[[United Kingdom general election, 1841|1841]] |[[Rice Richard Clayton|Richard Rice Clayton]] || |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" rowspan="2"| |[[United Kingdom general election, 1847|1847]] |[[John Peter Deering]] || [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |rowspan="2"|[[George Nugent-Grenville, 2nd Baron Nugent|The Lord Nugent]] || rowspan="2"|[[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" rowspan="3"| |[[Aylesbury by-election, 1848|1848 by-election]] |rowspan="3"|[[Quintin Dick]] || rowspan="3"| |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |[[Aylesbury by-election, 1850|1850 by-election]] |[[Frederick Calvert (MP)|Frederick Calvert]] || |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" rowspan="3"| |[[Aylesbury by-election, 1851|1851 by-election]] |rowspan="3"|[[Richard Bethell, 1st Baron Westbury|Richard Bethell]] || rowspan="3"| [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |[[United Kingdom general election, 1852|1852]] |[[Austen Henry Layard]] || [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" rowspan="2"| |[[United Kingdom general election, 1857|1857]] |rowspan="2"|[[Sir Thomas Bernard, 6th Baronet|Thomas Tyringham Bernard]] || rowspan="2"| |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" rowspan="2"| |[[United Kingdom general election, 1859|1859]] |rowspan="2"|[[Samuel George Smith]] || rowspan="2"| [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" rowspan="2"| |[[United Kingdom general election, 1865|1865]] |rowspan="2"|[[Nathan Rothschild, 1st Baron Rothschild|Nathan Rothschild]] || rowspan="2"| |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |[[United Kingdom general election, 1880|1880]] |[[George W. E. Russell]] || [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |colspan="2"| |[[Redistribution of Seats Act 1885|1885]] |colspan="4"|''Parliamentary borough abolished'' |} === MPs since 1885 === Under the [[Redistribution of Seats Act 1885]], the [[parliamentary borough]] of Aylesbury was abolished. The name was transferred to a new, larger, county division of Buckinghamshire, which elected one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP). {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member<ref name="rayment"/>!!Party |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |[[United Kingdom general election, 1885|1885]] |rowspan="2"|[[Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild|Ferdinand James de Rothschild]] || [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Unionist Party/meta/color}}" | |[[United Kingdom general election, 1886|1886]] |[[Liberal Unionist Party|Liberal Unionist]] |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Unionist Party/meta/color}}" | |[[Aylesbury by-election, 1899|1899 by-election]] |[[Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild|Lionel Walter Rothschild]] || [[Liberal Unionist Party|Liberal Unionist]] |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Unionist Party/meta/color}}" | |[[United Kingdom general election, January 1910|1910, January]] |rowspan="4"|[[Lionel Nathan de Rothschild]] || [[Liberal Unionist Party|Liberal Unionist]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |''1912'' |[[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Coalition Conservative/meta/color}}" | |[[United Kingdom general election, 1918|1918]] |[[Coalition Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |[[United Kingdom general election, 1922|1922]] |[[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |[[United Kingdom general election, 1923|1923]] |[[Thomas Keens]] || [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |[[United Kingdom general election, 1924|1924]] |[[Alan Hughes Burgoyne|Sir Alan Hughes Burgoyne]] || [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |[[United Kingdom general election, 1929|1929]] |[[Michael Beaumont]] || [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |[[Aylesbury by-election, 1938|1938 by-election]] |[[Stanley Reed (UK politician)|Sir Stanley Reed]] || [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |[[United Kingdom general election, 1950|1950]] |[[Spencer Summers]] || [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |[[United Kingdom general election, 1970|1970]] |[[Timothy Raison]] || [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|1992]] |[[David Lidington]] || [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |} *[http://met.open.ac.uk/genuki/big/eng/bkm/Aylesbury/representatives/representatives1.html GENUKI] ==Elections== ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin|title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Aylesbury<ref>{{cite news| url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/election2010/results/constituency/a09.stm | work=BBC News | title=BBC NEWS – Election 2010 – Aylesbury}}</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[David Lidington]] |votes = 27,736 |percentage = 52.2 |change = +3.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Liberal Democrats |candidate = [[Steven Lambert]] |votes = 15,118 |percentage = 28.4 |change = +0.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Kathryn White |votes = 6,695 |percentage = 12.6 |change = -5.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Chris Adams |votes = 3,613 |percentage = 6.8 |change = +2.0 }} {{Election box majority |votes = 12,618 |percentage = 23.7 |change = }} {{Election box turnout |votes = 53,162 |percentage = 68.2 |change = +5.8 }} {{Election box hold with party link |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = 2.1 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 2000s=== {{Election box begin|title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Aylesbury<ref>http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/elections/results/general_elections/uk-general-election-2005/aylesbury</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[David Lidington]] |votes = 25,252 |percentage = 49.1 |change = +1.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Liberal Democrats |candidate = Peter Jones |votes = 14,187 |percentage = 27.6 |change = +0.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Mohammed Khaliel]] |votes = 9,540 |percentage = 18.5 |change = -4.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Chris Adams |votes = 2,479 |percentage = 4.8 |change = +2.3 }} {{Election box majority |votes = 11,066 |percentage = 21.5 |change = }} {{Election box turnout |votes = 51,458 |percentage = 62.4 |change = +1.0 }} {{Election box hold with party link |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +0.6 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin|title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Aylesbury}} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[David Lidington]] |votes = 23,230 |percentage = 47.3 |change = +3.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Liberal Democrats |candidate = Peter Jones |votes = 13,221 |percentage = 26.9 |change = -2.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Keith White |votes = 11,388 |percentage = 23.2 |change = +1.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Justin Harper |votes = 1,248 |percentage = 2.5 |change = N/A }} {{Election box majority |votes = 10,009 |percentage = 20.4 |change = }} {{Election box turnout |votes = 49,087 |percentage = 61.4 |change = -11.4 }} {{Election box hold with party link |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin|title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1997|General Election 1997]]: Aylesbury}} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[David Lidington]] |votes = 25,426 |percentage = 44.2 |change = -13.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Liberal Democrats |candidate = [[Sharon Bowles]] |votes = 17,007 |percentage = 29.5 |change = +1.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Robert Langridge]] |votes = 12,759 |percentage = 22.2 |change = +8.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Referendum Party |candidate = M. John |votes = 2,196 |percentage = 3.8 |change = N/A }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Natural Law Party |candidate = K. Sheaff |votes = 166 |percentage = 0.3 |change = +0.1 }} {{Election box majority |votes = 8,419 |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box turnout |votes = 57,554 |percentage = 72.8 |change = -6.6 }} {{Election box hold with party link |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} "{{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]:Aylesbury<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/ge92index.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=9 April 1992|work=Election 1992|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=6 Dec 2010}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[David Lidington]] |votes = 36,500 |percentage = 57.4 |change = -0.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Ms. SM Bowles |votes = 17,640 |percentage = 27.7 |change = -0.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = R Priest |votes = 8,517 |percentage = 13.4 |change = -0.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = NA Foster |votes = 702 |percentage = 1.1 |change = +1.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Natural Law Party |candidate = BHM D'Arcy |votes = 239 |percentage = 0.4 |change = +0.4 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 18,860 |percentage = 29.7 |change = +0.8 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 63,598 |percentage = 80.4 |change = +5.9 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +0.4 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1940s=== {{Election box begin|title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1945|General Election 1945]]: Aylesbury}} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = S Reed |votes = 24,537 |percentage = 47.85 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = R Groves |votes = 16,445 |percentage = 32.07 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = G Naylor |votes = 10,302 |percentage = 20.09 |change = }} {{Election box majority |votes = 8,092 |percentage = 15.78 |change = }} {{Election box turnout |votes = |percentage = 69.55 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ==See also== *[[List of Parliamentary constituencies in Buckinghamshire]] ==Notes and references== {{reflist}} ==Sources== *{{cite book | author= | title=The Times House of Commons 1929, 1931, 1935 | publisher=Politico's (reprint) | year=2003 | editor=[[Iain Dale]] | isbn=1-84275-033-X }} *{{cite book | author= | title=The Times House of Commons 1945 | publisher=''[[The Times]]'' | year=1945 | editor= | id= }} *{{cite book | author= | title=The Times House of Commons 1950 | publisher=''[[The Times]]'' | year=1950 | editor= | id= }} *{{cite book | author= | title=The Times House of Commons 1955 | publisher=''[[The Times]]'' | year=1955 | editor= | id= }} * ''British Parliamentary Election Results 1885-1918'', compiled and edited by F.W.S. Craig (Macmillan Press 1974) * ''British Parliamentary Election Results 1918-1949'', compiled and edited by F.W.S. Craig (Macmillan Press, revised edition 1977) {{Aylesbury Vale}} {{Wycombe}} {{Constituencies in South East England}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Aylesbury (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Aylesbury]] [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in Buckinghamshire]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1553]] [[ar:إيليسبري (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[pl:Okręg wyborczy Aylesbury]] [[zh:艾爾斯伯里 (英國國會選區)]]
Banbury (UK Parliament constituency) Banbury {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Banbury |parliament = uk |map1 = Banbury2007 |map2 = EnglandOxfordshire |map_entity = Oxfordshire |map_year = |year = 1553 |abolished = |type = County |elects_howmany = One |previous = |next = |electorate = 84,063 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures – Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Tony Baldry]] |party = Conservative Party (UK) |region = England |county = Oxfordshire |european = South East England }} '''Banbury''' is a [[constituency]] represented in the [[British House of Commons|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It is a strongly Conservative seat. The constituency was created January 26, 1554 through the efforts of [[Henry Stafford, 1st Baron Stafford|Henry Stafford]] and [[Thomas Denton]].<ref name=B30>Bindoff, p. 30.</ref> Until 1885 it was a [[parliamentary borough]], consisting only of the town of [[Banbury]]; since then it has been a [[county constituency]], consisting of the northern part of [[Oxfordshire]]. It was the constituency represented by [[Frederick North, Lord North|Lord North]], the [[Prime Minister]] during the [[American War of Independence]]. ==Boundaries== The constituency covers the north-east of [[Oxfordshire]], around [[Banbury]] and largely corresponds to the [[Cherwell (district)|Cherwell local government district]], with the principal exception of the large village of [[Kidlington]] on the outskirts of Oxford which lies in the [[Oxford West and Abingdon (UK Parliament constituency)|Oxford West and Abingdon]] constituency, and some smaller villages to the north-east of Oxford that lie in the [[Henley (UK Parliament constituency)|Henley]] constituency. ===Boundary Review=== Following its review of parliamentary representation in [[Oxfordshire]], the [[Boundary Commission for England]] has made minor alterations (transfer of the Cherwell district wards of Otmoor and Kirtlington to [[Henley (UK Parliament constituency)|Henley]]) to the existing arrangement as a result of a population increase within previous boundaries. The electoral wards used in this modified constituency are: *Twenty-three wards from the [[Cherwell (district)|district of Cherwell]] – [[Adderbury]], Ambrosden and Chesterton, [[Banbury]] [[Calthorpe, Oxfordshire|Calthorpe]], Banbury [[Easington, Banbury, Oxfordshire|Easington]], Banbury [[Grimsbury]] and Castle, Banbury Hardwick, Banbury [[Neithrop]], Banbury [[Ruscote]], [[Bicester]] East, Bicester North, Bicester South, Bicester Town, Bicester West, [[Bloxham]] and [[Bodicote]], [[Caversfield]], [[Cropredy]], [[Deddington]], [[Fringford]], [[Hook Norton]], [[Launton]], [[Sibford]], The Astons and Heyfords, and [[Wroxton]]. ==Members of Parliament== ===Banbury borough (until 1885)=== ====MPs 1554–1640==== ''Constituency created 1554. (Even before the [[Reform Act 1832|Reform Act of 1832]], Banbury only returned one member to Parliament [http://www.oldtowns.co.uk/Oxfordshire/banbury.htm])'' {| class="wikitable" |- !Parliament!!Member |- |Parliament of 1554 |[[Thomas Denton]] |- |Parliament of 1559 |[[Francis Walsingham]] |- |Parliament of 1563–1567 |[[Francis Walsingham]] ''(Also elected for Lyme Regis, which he chose to represent)''<br />? |- |Parliament of 1571 |rowspan="2"|[[Sir Anthony Cope, 1st Baronet|Anthony Cope]] |- |Parliament of 1572–1583 |- |Parliament of 1584–1585 |? |- |Parliament of 1586–1587 |rowspan="5"|[[Sir Anthony Cope, 1st Baronet|Anthony Cope]] |- |Parliament of 1588–1589 |- |Parliament of 1593 |- |Parliament of 1597–1598 |- |Parliament of 1601 |- |Parliament of 1604–1611 |rowspan="3"|[[Sir William Cope, 2nd Baronet|(Sir) William Cope]] <ref>Succeeded as baronet, July 1615</ref> |- |[[Addled Parliament|Addled Parliament (1614)]] |- |Parliament of 1621–1622 |- |[[Happy Parliament|Happy Parliament (1624–1625)]] |[[Sir Erasmus Dryden, 1st Baronet|Sir Erasmus Dryden]] |- |[[Useless Parliament|Useless Parliament (1625)]] |[[Sir William Cope, 2nd Baronet|Sir William Cope]] |- |Parliament of 1625–1626 |[[James Fiennes, 2nd Viscount Saye and Sele|James Fiennes]] |- |Parliament of 1628–1629 |[[John Crew, 1st Baron Crew of Stene|John Crew]] |- |colspan="4"|''No Parliament summoned 1629–1640'' |- |} {{Expand list|date=August 2008}} ====MPs 1640–1885==== {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Year!!Member<ref name="rayment">{{rayment-hc|b|1}}</ref>!!Party |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[Short Parliament|April 1640]] | [[Nathaniel Fiennes]] | [[Roundheads|Parliamentarian]] |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | 1648 | colspan="2"| ''Fiennes excluded in [[Pride's Purge]] – seat left vacant'' |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | 1653 | colspan="2"|''Banbury was unrepresented in the [[Barebones Parliament]] and <br />the [[First Protectorate Parliament|First]] and [[Second Protectorate Parliament|Second]] Parliaments of the Protectorate'' |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[Third Protectorate Parliament|January 1659]] | [[Nathaniel Fiennes]] | |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[Rump Parliament|May 1659]] | colspan="2"| ''Banbury was not represented in the restored [[Rump Parliament|Rump]]'' |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |April 1660 | [[Sir Anthony Cope, 4th Baronet|Sir Anthony Cope]] | <!-- party --> |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | 1661 | [[Sir John Holman, 1st Baronet|(Sir) John Holman]] <ref>Created a baronet, June 1663</ref> | <!-- party --> |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | 1685 | [[Dudley North (economist)|Sir Dudley North]] | <!-- party --> |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | 1689 | [[Sir Robert Dashwood, 1st Baronet|Sir Robert Dashwood]] | <!-- party --> |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | 1698 | [[James Isaacson (MP)|James Isaacson]] <ref>Expelled from the House of Commons</ref> | <!-- party --> |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | 1699 | [[Sir John Cope, 5th Baronet|Sir John Cope]] | <!-- party --> |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | 1701 | [[Charles North (MP)|Charles North]] | <!-- party --> |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | 1713 | [[Sir Jonathan Cope, 1st Baronet|Sir Jonathan Cope]] | <!-- party --> |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | 1722 | [[Sir Monoux Cope, 7th Baronet|Monoux Cope]] | <!-- party --> |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | 1727 | [[Francis North, 1st Earl of Guilford|Hon. Francis North]] | <!-- party --> |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | 1730 | [[Toby Chauncy]] | <!-- party --> |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | 1733 | [[William Knollys]] <ref>Knollys claimed and used the title Viscount Wallingford, but his claim was disallowed by the House of Lords</ref> | <!-- party --> |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | 1740 | [[William Moore (1699-1746)|William Moore]] | <!-- party --> |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | 1746 | [[John Willes (1721-1784)|John Willes]] | <!-- party --> |- |style="background-color: {{Tory/meta/color}}" | || 1754 || [[Frederick North, Lord North]] |[[British Tory Party|Tory]] |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | || 1790 || [[George North, 3rd Earl of Guilford|George Augustus North, Lord North]] | <!-- party --> |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | || 1792 || [[Frederick North, 5th Earl of Guilford|Hon. Frederick North]] | <!-- party --> |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | || 1794 || [[William Holbech]] | <!-- party --> |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | || 1796 || [[Dudley Long North]] | <!-- party --> |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | || 1806 || [[William Praed]] | <!-- party --> |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | || 1808 || [[Dudley Long North]] | <!-- party --> |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | || 1812 || [[Frederick Sylvester North Douglas]] | <!-- party --> |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | || 1819 || [[Heneage Legge (1788–1844)|Hon. Heneage Legge]] | <!-- party --> |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | || 1826 || [[Arthur Legge (British Army officer)|Hon. Arthur Legge]] | <!-- party --> |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | || 1830 || [[Henry Villiers-Stuart, 1st Baron Stuart de Decies|Henry Villiers-Stuart]] | <!-- party --> |- |style="background-color: {{Whig (British political party)/meta/color}}" | || 1831 || [[Sir John Easthope, 1st Baronet|John Easthope]] | [[Whig (British political party)|Whig]] |- |style="background-color: {{Whig (British political party)/meta/color}}" | || 1832 || [[Henry William Tancred]] | [[Whig (British political party)|Whig]] |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || February 1859 || [[Sir Bernhard Samuelson, 1st Baronet|Bernhard Samuelson]] | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | ||[[United Kingdom general election, 1859|April 1859]] || [[Charles Eurwicke Douglas|Sir Charles Eurwicke Douglas]] | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[United Kingdom general election, 1865|1865]] || [[Sir Bernhard Samuelson, 1st Baronet|Sir Bernhard Samuelson, Bt]] | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |colspan="2"|[[United Kingdom general election, 1885|1885]] |colspan="2"| ''Borough abolished – name transferred to county division'' |} ===Banbury division of Oxfordshire/Banbury County Constituency (since 1885)=== {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member<ref name="rayment"/>!!Party |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[United Kingdom general election, 1885|1885]] || [[Sir Bernhard Samuelson, 1st Baronet|Sir Bernhard Samuelson]] | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[United Kingdom general election, 1895|1895]] || [[Albert Brassey]]|| [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[United Kingdom general election, 1906|1906]] || [[Sir Eustace Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes, 1st Baronet|Hon. Eustace Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes]] || [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[United Kingdom general election, January 1910|January 1910]] || [[Robert Bingham Brassey|Captain Robert Brassey]]|| [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[United Kingdom general election, December 1910|December 1910]] || [[Sir Eustace Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes, 1st Baronet|Hon. (Sir) Eustace Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes]] <ref>Created a baronet, June 1916</ref>|| [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[Banbury by-election, 1918|1918 by-election]] || [[Sir Rhys Rhys-Williams, 1st Baronet|Sir Rhys Rhys-Williams]] || [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[United Kingdom general election, 1922|1922]] || [[Albert Edmondson, 1st Baron Sandford|Sir Albert James Edmondson]] || [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[United Kingdom general election, 1945|1945]] || [[Douglas Dodds-Parker]] || [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[United Kingdom general election, 1959|1959]] || [[Neil Marten]] || [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[United Kingdom general election, 1983|1983]] || [[Tony Baldry]] || [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |} ==Elections== ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]:Banbury}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Tony Baldry]] |votes = 29,703 |percentage = 52.8 |change = +5.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = David Rundle |votes = 11,476 |percentage = 20.4 |change = +2.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Leslie Sibley |votes = 10,773 |percentage = 19.2 |change = -8.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Dr David Sebastian Fairweather |votes = 2,806 |percentage = 5.0 |change = +2.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party (UK) |candidate = Alastair White |votes = 959 |percentage = 1.7 |change = -1.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = Roseanne Edwards |votes = 524 |percentage = 1.7 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 18,227 |percentage = 32.4 |change = 21.8 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 56,241 |percentage = 64.7 |change = +0.2 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +1.5 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 2000s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[UK general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Banbury}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Tony Baldry]] |votes = 26,382 |percentage = 46.9 |change = +1.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Leslie Sibley |votes = 15,585 |percentage = 27.7 |change = −7.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Zoe Patrick |votes = 10,076 |percentage = 17.9 |change = +2.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Alyson Duckmanton |votes = 1,590 |percentage = 2.8 |change = +0.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Diana Heimann |votes = 1,241 |percentage = 2.2 |change = +0.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Front |candidate = James Starkey |votes = 918 |percentage = 1.6 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate| |party = Your Party |candidate = Chris Rowe |votes = 417 |percentage = 0.7 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 10,797 |percentage = 19.2 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 56,209 |percentage = 64.5 |change = +3.4 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +4.5 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Banbury }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Tony Baldry]] |votes = 23,271 |percentage = 45.2 |change = +2.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Leslie Sibley |votes = 18,052 |percentage = 35.0 |change = +0.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Tony Worgan |votes = 8,216 |percentage = 15.9 |change = -0.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Bev Cotton |votes = 1,281 |percentage = 2.5 |change = +1.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Stephen Harris |votes = 695 |percentage = 1.3 |change = +0.7 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 5,219 |percentage = 10.2 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 51,515 |percentage = 61.1 |change = -14.1 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]:Banbury<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/ge92index.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=9 April 1992|work=Election 1992|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=6 Dec 2010}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Tony Baldry]] |votes = 32,215 |percentage = 55.0 |change = -1.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Mrs AT Billingham |votes = 15,495 |percentage = 26.5 |change = +6.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = GJ Fisher |votes = 10,602 |percentage = 18.1 |change = -5.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Natural Law Party |candidate = Dr. R Ticciati |votes = 250 |percentage = 0.4 |change = +0.4 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 16,720 |percentage = 28.6 |change = -4.2 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 58,562 |percentage = 81.5 |change = +5.4 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = -3.6 }} {{Election box end}} ==See also== * [[List of Parliamentary constituencies in Oxfordshire]] * [[History of Banbury, Oxfordshire]] ==Notes and references== {{reflist}} ==Sources== *{{cite book |author= |title=The Times House of Commons 1929, 1931, 1935 |publisher=Politico's (reprint) |year=2003 |editor=[[Iain Dale]] |isbn=1-84275-033-X}} *{{cite book |author= |title=The Times House of Commons 1945 |publisher=''[[The Times]]'' |year=1945 |editor= |id= }} *{{cite book |author= |title=The Times House of Commons 1950 |publisher=''[[The Times]]'' |year=1950 |editor= |id= }} *{{cite book |author= |title=The Times House of Commons 1955 |publisher=''[[The Times]]'' |year=1955 |editor= |id= }} *Robert Beatson, ''A Chronological Register of Both Houses of Parliament'' (London: Longman, Hurst, Res & Orme, 1807) [http://books.google.com/books?vid=024wW9LmFc5kXY0FI2&id=Gh2wKY2rkDUC&printsec=toc&dq=Return+of+Members+of+Parliament&as_brr=1&sig=SK5GVtGLfWQ9ovZDbyZObAyIO5I#PPP9,M1] * Stanley T. Bindoff et al. (1982). ''[http://books.google.com/books?id=u_eIrJpc_T0C&pg=PA30&dq=Thomas+Denton+1552&hl=en&ei=qSdfTMuqEdG6jAfWlKjxAw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CCoQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=Thomas%20Denton%201552&f=false The House of Commons: 1509 – 1558 ; 1, Appendices, constituencies, members A – C, Volume 4]''. Boydell & Brewer. ISBN 0436042827. pp.&nbsp;30–31. *D Brunton & D H Pennington, ''Members of the Long Parliament'' (London: George Allen & Unwin, 1954) *F W S Craig, ''British Parliamentary Election Results 1832–1885'' (2nd edition, Aldershot: Parliamentary Research Services, 1989) * ''The Constitutional Year Book for 1913'' (London: National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations, 1913) {{Coord|51.96|-1.30|type:adm2nd_region:GB-OXF|display=title}} {{S-start}} {{S-par|uk}} |- {{S-vac|last=[[Bath (UK Parliament constituency)|Bath]] in 1766}} {{S-ttl|title=Constituency represented by the Prime Minister|years=1770–1782}} {{S-vac|next=[[Appleby (UK Parliament constituency)|Appleby]] in 1783}} {{End}} {{West Oxfordshire}} {{Cherwell}} {{Constituencies in South East England}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Banbury (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in Oxfordshire]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1553]] [[Category:Banbury|Parliamentary constituency]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies represented by a sitting Prime Minister]] [[ar:بانبري (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[pl:Okręg wyborczy Banbury]] [[zh:班伯里 (英國國會選區)]]
Barking (UK Parliament constituency) Barking {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Barking |parliament = uk |map1 = Barking2007 |map_entity = Greater London |map_year = |map_size = 200px |year = 1945 |abolished = |type = Borough |previous = [[Romford (UK Parliament constituency)|Romford]] |next = |electorate = 74,027 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Margaret Hodge]] |party = Labour Party (UK) |region = England |county = [[Greater London]] |european = London }} {{Refimprove|date=March 2010}} '''Barking''' is a [[constituency]] represented in the [[British House of Commons|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) by the [[first past the post]] system of election. It has elected Labour MPs since its creation in 1945, usually with strong majorities. == Boundaries == [[Image:Barking1945.png|right|thumb|300px|Barking in [[Essex]], showing boundaries used from 1945 to 1950.]] The constituency was created in 1945 from the [[Romford (UK Parliament constituency)|Romford]] seat. It covers the areas of [[Barking]] and [[Becontree]] in east [[London]]. It comprises the [[London Borough of Barking and Dagenham|Barking and Dagenham]] electoral wards of: *Abbey, Alibon, Becontree, Eastbury, Gascoigne, Goresbrook, Longbridge, Mayesbrook, Parsloes, Thames, and Valence. ===Boundary review=== Following their review of parliamentary representation the [[Boundary Commission for England]] recommended that the wards of Alibon, Parsloes and Valence be transferred from the old [[Dagenham (UK Parliament constituency)|Dagenham]] constituency to Barking, and that following a review of ward boundaries a small part of River ward be transferred from Barking to help form the new [[Dagenham and Rainham (UK Parliament constituency)|Dagenham and Rainham]] constituency. These boundaries were first contested in [[UK general election, 2010|2010]]. == British National Party challenge == The rise in support for the [[British National Party]] since the turn of the 21st century saw the party attain 17% of the vote at the 2005 general election.[http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/vote2005/html/25.stm] Party members and supporters were optimistic that the party would soon make the breakthrough into UK parliament, and party leader [[Nick Griffin]] stood in Barking for the 2010 general election. However, his performance in Barking was disappointing as he polled at 14.6%, less than on the previous occasion, and Margaret Hodge retained the seat with more than half of the vote. <ref>[http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/election2010/results/constituency/a11.stm Barking] election result (BBC News online).</ref> During the run-up to the 2010 election, filmmaker Laura Fairrie had access to the British National Party and Labour Party campaigns and later produced a documentary "The Battle for Barking" which was premiered on [[More 4]] on 30 November 2010.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.channel4.com/programmes/the-battle-for-barking |title=The Battle for Barking |publisher=Channel 4 |accessdate=5 March 2011}}</ref> == Members of Parliament == {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member <ref name="rayment">{{rayment-hc|b|1}}</ref> !Party |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1945|1945]] | [[Somerville Hastings]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1959|1959]] | [[Tom Driberg]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, February 1974|Feb 1974]] | [[Jo Richardson]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Barking by-election, 1994|1994 by-election]] | [[Margaret Hodge]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |} == Elections == === Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin| |title= [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Barking<ref>[http://www.barking-dagenham.gov.uk/9-democracy/elections/2010/pdf/nominations-barking.pdf Statement of Persons Nominated], London Borough of Barking and Dagenham</ref><ref>[http://ukpollingreport.co.uk/guide/seat-profiles/barking Barking] UKPolling</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Margaret Hodge]] |votes = 24,628 |percentage = 54.3 |change = +4.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Simon Marcus |votes = 8,073 |percentage = 17.8 |change = +1.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = [[Nick Griffin]] |votes = 6,620 |percentage = 14.8 |change = &minus;1.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = [[Dominic Carman]] |votes = 3,719 |percentage = 8.2 |change = &minus;2.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = [[Frank Maloney]] |votes = 1,300 |percentage = 2.9 |change = &minus;0.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Christian Party (UK) |candidate = [[George Hargreaves (politician)|George Hargreaves]] |votes = 482 |percentage = 1.1 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Jayne Forbes |votes = 312 |percentage = 0.7 |change = &minus;1.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Official Monster Raving Loony Party |candidate = Crucial Chris Dowling |votes = 82 |percentage = 0.2 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = Thomas Darwood |votes = 77 |percentage = 0.2 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate| |party = Restoration Party |candidate = Dapo Sijuwola |votes = 45 |percentage = 0.1 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 16,555 |percentage = 36.5 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 44,343 |percentage = 61.4 |change = +13.2 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +1.7 }} {{Election box end}} === Elections in the 2000s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Barking}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Margaret Hodge]] |votes = 13,826 |percentage = 47.8 |change = -13.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Keith Prince |votes = 4,943 |percentage = 17.1 |change = -5.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = [[Richard Barnbrook]] |votes = 4,916 |percentage = 16.9 |change = +10.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Toby Wickenden |votes = 3,211 |percentage = 11.1 |change = +1.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Terry Jones |votes = 803 |percentage = 2.8 |change = +2.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Laurie Cleeland |votes = 618 |percentage = 2.1 |change = +2.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = Demetrious Panton |votes = 530 |percentage = 1.8 |change = +1.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Workers Revolutionary Party (UK) |candidate = Mick Saxby |votes = 59 |percentage = 0.2 |change = +0.2 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 8,883 |percentage = 30.7 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 28,906 |percentage = 50.1 |change = +4.6 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner =Labour Party (UK) |swing = -3.6 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Barking }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Margaret Hodge]] |votes = 15,302 |percentage = 60.9 |change = -4.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Mike Weatherley]] |votes = 5,768 |percentage = 23.0 |change = +5.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Anura Keppetipola |votes = 2,450 |percentage = 9.8 |change = +0.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Mark Tolman |votes = 1,606 |percentage = 6.4 |change = +3.7 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 9,534 |percentage = 37.9 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 25,126 |percentage = 45.5 |change = -16.2 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin| |title= [[United Kingdom general election, 1997|General Election 1997]]: Barking<ref>http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/constit/001.htm</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Margaret Hodge]] |votes = 21,698 |percentage = 65.82 |change = -6.28 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = K Langford |votes = 5,802 |percentage = 17.6 |change = +7.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = M Marsh |votes = 3,128 |percentage = 9.49 |change = -7.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Referendum Party |candidate = C Taylor |votes = 1,283 |percentage = 3.89 |change = N/A }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Mark Tolman |votes = 894 |percentage = 2.7 |change = N/A }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = ProLife Alliance |candidate = D Mearns |votes = 159 |percentage = 0.48 |change = N/A }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 15,896 |percentage = 48.22 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 32,962 |percentage = 61.66 |change = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin| |title=[[Barking by-election, 1994|1994 Barking By-election]]: Barking }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Margaret Hodge]] |votes = 13,704 |percentage = 72.1 |change = +20.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Gary White |votes = 2,290 |percentage = 12.0 |change = -2.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Theresa May]] |votes = 1,976 |percentage = 10.4 |change = -23.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = National Front (UK) |candidate = Gary Needs |votes = 551 |percentage = 2.9 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = [[Gerard Batten]] |votes = 406 |percentage = 2.1 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Natural Law Party |candidate = H. R. Butensky |votes = 90 |percentage = 0.5 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 11,414 |percentage = 42.4 |change = +20.5 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 49,635 |percentage = 38.3 |change = -31.7 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]: Barking<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/ge92index.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=9 April 1992|work=Election 1992|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=6 Dec 2010}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Jo Richardson]] |votes = 18,224 |percentage = 51.6 |change = +7.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = JG Kennedy |votes = 11,956 |percentage = 33.9 |change = -0.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = SW Churchman |votes = 5,133 |percentage = 14.5 |change = -6.7 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 6,268 |percentage = 17.7 |change = +7.9 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 35,313 |percentage = 70.0 |change = +3.1 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +3.9 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1980s=== {{Election box begin| |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1987|General Election 1987]]: Barking }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Jo Richardson]] |votes = 15,307 |percentage = 44.32 |change = +2.20 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = W K Sharp |votes = 11,898 |percentage = 34.45 |change = +4.09 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = J K Gibb |votes = 7,366 |percentage = 21.24 |change = -4.39 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 3,409 |percentage = 9.87 |change = -1.90 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin| |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1983|General Election 1983]]: Barking }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Jo Richardson]] |votes = 14,415 |percentage = 42.12 |change = -10.66 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = H Summerson |votes = 10,389 |percentage = 30.36 |change = -2.00 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = J Gibb |votes = 8,770 |percentage = 25.63 |change = +14.91 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Front |candidate = I Newport |votes = 646 |percentage = 1.89 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 4,026 |percentage = 11.77 |change = -8.65 }} {{Election box end}} === Elections in the 1970s=== {{Election box begin| |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1979|General Election 1979]]: Barking }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Jo Richardson]] |votes = 18,111 |percentage = 52.78 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = M Roe |votes = 11,103 |percentage = 32.36 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = M F Taylor |votes = 3,679 |percentage = 10.72 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Front |candidate = I Newport |votes = 1,021 |percentage = 2.98 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent Labour |candidate = J Barry |votes = 400 |percentage = 1.17 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 7,008 |percentage = 20.42 |change = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin| |title= [[United Kingdom general election, October 1974|General Election October 1974]]: Barking<ref>http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge74b/i02.htm</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Jo Richardson]] |votes = 21,546 |percentage = 63.92 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Eric Forth]] |votes = 5,256 |percentage = 15.59 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = M Taylor |votes = 5,245 |percentage = 15.56 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = National Front (UK) |candidate = C Bond |votes = 1,661 |percentage = 4.93 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 16,290 |percentage = 48.33 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 33,706 |percentage = 67.36 |change = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin| |title= [[United Kingdom general election, February 1974|General Election February 1974]]: Barking<ref>http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge74a/i02.htm</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Jo Richardson]] |votes = 22,846 |percentage = 60.1 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = M Taylor |votes = 8,012 |percentage = 21.08 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Eric Forth]] |votes = 7,154 |percentage = 18.82 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 14,834 |percentage = 39.02 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 38,011 |percentage = 76.61 |change = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin| |title= [[United Kingdom general election, 1970|General Election 1970]]: Barking<ref>http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge70/i02.htm</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Tom Driberg, Baron Bradwell|Tom Driberg]] |votes = 21,097 |percentage = 69.4 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Geoffrey Pattie]] |votes = 9,309 |percentage = 30.6 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 11,788 |percentage = 38.8 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 49,363 |percentage = 61.6 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} === Elections in the 1960s=== {{Election box begin| |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1966|General Election 1966]]: Barking<ref>http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge66/i02.htm</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Tom Driberg, Baron Bradwell|Tom Driberg]] |votes = 22,994 |percentage = 66.2 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Geoffrey Pattie]] |votes = 7,584 |percentage = 21.8 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = J T Silvey |votes = 4,181 |percentage = 12 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 15,410 |percentage = 44.3 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 48,281 |percentage = 72 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin| |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1964|General Election 1964]]: Barking<ref>http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge64/i02.htm</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Tom Driberg, Baron Bradwell|Tom Driberg]] |votes = 23,055 |percentage = 62.6 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = G C Waterer |votes = 8,296 |percentage = 22.6 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = N H Donahue |votes = 5,463 |percentage = 14.8 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 14,759 |percentage = 40.1 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 50,326 |percentage = 73.2 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} === Elections in the 1950s=== {{Election box begin| |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1959|General Election 1959]]: Barking<ref>http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge59/i02.htm</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Tom Driberg, Baron Bradwell|Tom Driberg]] |votes = 23,454 |percentage = 57.83 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = K F Dibben |votes = 11,454 |percentage = 28.24 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = D E Evans |votes = 5,648 |percentage = 13.93 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 12,000 |percentage = 29.59 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 51,654 |percentage = 78.51 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin| |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1955|General Election 1955]]: Barking<ref>http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge55/i02.htm</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Somerville Hastings]] |votes = 27,129 |percentage = 69.19 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = B Massey |votes = 12,082 |percentage = 30.81 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 15,047 |percentage = 38.37 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 53,314 |percentage = 73.55 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin| |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1951|General Election 1951]]: Barking<ref>http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge51/i02.htm</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Somerville Hastings]] |votes = 30,486 |percentage = 67.43 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = M T B Underhill |votes = 11,340 |percentage = 25.08 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = N H Cork |votes = 3,387 |percentage = 7.49 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 19,146 |percentage = 42.35 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 55,219 |percentage = 81.88 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin| |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1950|General Election 1950]]: Barking<ref>http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge50/i02.htm</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Somerville Hastings]] |votes = 30,299 |percentage = 66.33 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = K E B Glenny |votes = 10,269 |percentage = 22.48 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = C H Willcock |votes = 5,109 |percentage = 11.19 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 20,030 |percentage = 43.85 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 54,627 |percentage = 83.62 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} === Elections in the 1940s=== {{Election box begin| |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1945|General Election 1945]]: Barking<ref>http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge45/i01.htm</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Somerville Hastings]] |votes = 24,504 |percentage = 70.47 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = K E B Glenny |votes = 5,593 |percentage = 16.09 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Clarence Henry Willcock|C H Willcock]] |votes = 4,674 |percentage = 13.44 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 18,911 |percentage = 54.39 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 34,771 |percentage = 72.79 |change = }} {{Election box end}} == See also == * [[List of Parliamentary constituencies in Greater London]] == References == {{reflist|colwidth=35em}} {{Coord|51.53|0.11|type:city_region:GB-BDG|display=title}} {{Constituencies in London}} {{LB Barking and Dagenham}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Barking (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in London]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1945]] [[Category:Politics of Barking and Dagenham]] [[ar:باركينغ (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[cy:Barking (etholaeth seneddol)]] [[pl:Okręg wyborczy Barking]] [[zh:巴金 (英國國會選區)]]
Barnsley Central (UK Parliament constituency) Barnsley Central {{see also|Barnsley Central by-election, 2011}} {{coord|53.554|-1.480|display=title|region:GB_scale:10000}} {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Barnsley Central |parliament = uk |map1 = BarnsleyCentral2007 |map2 = EnglandSouthYorkshire |map_entity = South Yorkshire |year = 1983 |abolished = |type = Borough |previous = [[Barnsley (UK Parliament constituency)|Barnsley]], [[Wakefield (UK Parliament constituency)|Wakefield]] |next = |electorate = 64,732 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Dan Jarvis]]<ref name="Labour win Barnsley Central by-election">{{cite web| url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-12643639| title=Labour win Barnsley Central by-election |date=3 March 2011|work=BBC News|publisher=BBC|accessdate=2011-03-03}}</ref> |party = Labour |region = England |county = [[South Yorkshire]] |national = |european = Yorkshire and the Humber |elects_howmany = One |towns = [[Barnsley]], [[Royston, South Yorkshire|Royston]] }} '''Barnsley Central''' is a borough [[United Kingdom constituencies|Parliamentary constituency]] in [[South Yorkshire]]. It returns one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) to the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]], elected by the [[first past the post]] voting system. Created in 1983, Barnsley Central covers a similar area to that of the former [[Barnsley (UK Parliament constituency)|Barnsley constituency]]. It is considered a safe [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] seat and had been represented since 1987 by [[Eric Illsley]]. The seat was held by Illsley as an independent MP after he was suspended from the Labour party over the expenses row, but became vacant on 8 February 2011.<ref name="illsleysuspended">{{cite web| url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/571048.stm|title=Labour MP charged over expenses|date=19 May 2010|work=BBC News|publisher=BBC|accessdate=2011-01-12}}</ref> On 12 January 2011, having admitted fraud over his expenses, Illsley announced the intention to stand down from Parliament, necessitating [[Barnsley Central by-election, 2011|a by-election in early 2011]].<ref>[http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-12174117 BBC News Website, 12 January 2011]</ref> On 8 February 2011 Ilsley resigned his seat, by accepting appointment as Steward of the [[Chiltern Hundreds]], before he was due to be sentenced for dishonestly claiming parliamentary expenses.<ref name="eric_illsley">{{cite press release |title=Expenses fraud Barnsley Central MP Eric Illsley resigns |publisher=[[BBC]] |date=8 February 2011 |url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-12400076 |accessdate=8 February 2011}}</ref> The by-election was held on 3 March 2011 and was won by [[Dan Jarvis]] for the Labour Party, increasing the Labour majority and share of the vote.<ref name="Labour win Barnsley Central by-election">{{cite press release |title=Labour win Barnsley Central by-election |publisher=[[BBC]] |date=4 March 2011| url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-12643639 |accessdate=4 March 2011}}</ref> ==Boundaries== Barnsley Central constituency covers most of the town of [[Barnsley]]. It is bordered by the constituencies of [[Wakefield (UK Parliament constituency)|Wakefield]], [[Hemsworth (UK Parliament constituency)|Hemsworth]], [[Barnsley East (UK Parliament constituency)|Barnsley East]], and [[Penistone and Stocksbridge (UK Parliament constituency)|Penistone and Stocksbridge]]. ===Boundary review=== Following their review of parliamentary representation in [[South Yorkshire]], the [[Boundary Commission for England]] created a modified Barnsley Central constituency, first fought at the 2010 general election. The newly drawn constituency is made up of eight electoral wards from Barnsley Borough Council: *Central, Darton East, Darton West, Kingstone, Monk Bretton, Old Town, Royston, St Helens. ==Members of Parliament== The constituency has had three [[Members of Parliament]] since its creation in 1983, all of whom have been from the [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour Party]]. {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member<ref>*{{Rayment-hc|b|1}}</ref>!!Party |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1983|1983]] | [[Roy Mason]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1987|1987]] |rowspan="2"| [[Eric Illsley]] |[[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Independent Labour/meta/color}}" | |[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|2010]]<ref name="illsleysuspended"/> | [[Independent Labour|Independent]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Barnsley Central by-election, 2011|2011 by-election]] | [[Dan Jarvis]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |} ==Elections== {{Compact election box begin}} [[Image:BarnsleyCentralGraph-2.png|thumb|right|216px|General election results since 1983]] {{Compact election box | election_title = [[Barnsley Central by-election, 2011]] | election_note = | election_ref = <ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-12643639|title=By election result for Barnsley Central |publisher=[[BBC]] |accessdate=4 March 2011}}</ref> | electorate = | turnout_votes = 24,219 | turnout_percent = 36.5 | turnout_change = -19.6 | majority_votes = 11,771 | majority_percent = 48.6 | majority_change = +18.6 | result = hold | loser_party = | swing = | swing_from = | swing_to = | winner = [[Dan Jarvis]] | winner_party = Labour Party (UK) | winner_votes = 14,724 | winner_percent = 60.8 | winner_change = +13.5 | candidate2 = Jane Collins | candidate2_party = UKIP | candidate2_votes = 2,953 | candidate2_percent = 12.2 | candidate2_change = +7.5 | candidate3 = James Hockney | candidate3_party = Conservative Party (UK) | candidate3_votes = 1,999 | candidate3_percent = 8.3 | candidate3_change = -9.0 | candidate4 = Enis Dalton | candidate4_party = British National Party | candidate4_votes = 1,463 | candidate4_percent = 6.0 | candidate4_change = -2.9 | candidate5 = Tony Devoy | candidate5_party = Independent (politician) | candidate5_votes = 1,266 | candidate5_percent = 5.2 | candidate5_change = +4.6 | candidate6 = [[Dominic Carman]] | candidate6_party = Liberal Democrats (UK) | candidate6_votes = 1,012 | candidate6_percent = 4.2 | candidate6_change = -13.1 | candidate7 = Kevin Riddiough | candidate7_party = English Democrats | candidate7_votes = 544 | candidate7_percent = 2.2 | candidate7_change = ''N/A'' | candidate8 = [[Howling Laud Hope]] | candidate8_party = Official Monster Raving Loony Party | candidate8_votes = 198 | candidate8_percent = 0.8 | candidate8_change = ''N/A'' | candidate9 = Michael Val Davies | candidate9_party = Independent (politician) | candidate9_votes = 60 | candidate9_percent = 0.2 | candidate9_change = ''N/A'' }} {{Compact election box | election_title = [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]] | election_note = | election_ref = <ref>[http://ukpollingreport.co.uk/guide/seat-profiles/barnsleycentral Barnsley Central] UKPolling</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/elections/results/general_elections/uk-general-election-2010/barnsley-central? |title=UK general election 2010: Results for Barnsley Central |publisher=[[Electoral Commission (United Kingdom)|Electoral Commission]] |accessdate=12 January 2011}}</ref> | electorate = | turnout_votes = 37,001 | turnout_percent = 56.5 | turnout_change = +8.8 | majority_votes = 11,093 | majority_percent = 30.0 | majority_change = −14.5 | result = hold | loser_party = | swing = 5.5 | swing_from = Labour Party (UK) | swing_to = Liberal Democrats (UK) | winner = [[Eric Illsley]] | winner_party = Labour Party (UK) | winner_votes = 17,487 | winner_percent = 47.3 | winner_change = −10.4 | candidate2 = Christopher Wiggin | candidate2_party = Liberal Democrats (UK) | candidate2_votes = 6,394 | candidate2_percent = 17.3 | candidate2_change = +0.7 | candidate3 = Piers Tempest | candidate3_party = Conservative Party (UK) | candidate3_votes = 6,388 | candidate3_percent = 17.3 | candidate3_change = +2.5 | candidate4 = Ian Sutton | candidate4_party = British National Party | candidate4_votes = 3,307 | candidate4_percent = 8.9 | candidate4_change = +4.4 | candidate5 = David Silver | candidate5_party = UKIP | candidate5_votes = 1,727 | candidate5_percent = 4.7 | candidate5_change = ''N/A'' | candidate6 = Donald Wood | candidate6_party = Independent (politician) | candidate6_votes = 732 | candidate6_percent = 2.0 | candidate6_change = -2.1 | candidate7 = Antony Devoy | candidate7_party = Independent (politician) | candidate7_votes = 610 | candidate7_percent = 1.6 | candidate7_change = ''N/A'' | candidate8 = Terence Robinson | candidate8_party = Socialist Labour Party (UK) | candidate8_votes = 356 | candidate8_percent = 1.0 | candidate8_change = ''N/A'' }} {{Compact election box | election_title = [[United Kingdom general election, 2005|General Election 2005]] | election_note = | election_ref = <ref>{{cite web|url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/vote2005/html/26.stm BBC Election 2005|title=Vote 2005|date=5 May 2005|work=Vote 2005|publisher=BBC News|accessdate=2011-01-13}}</ref> | electorate = | turnout_votes = 28,615 | turnout_percent = 47.2 | turnout_change = +1.4 | majority_votes = 12,732 | majority_percent = 44.5 | majority_change = −10.4 | result = hold | loser_party = | swing = 5.2 | swing_from = Labour Party (UK) | swing_to = Liberal Democrats (UK) | winner = [[Eric Illsley]] | winner_party = Labour Party (UK) | winner_votes = 17,478 | winner_percent = 61.1 | winner_change = −8.5 | candidate2 = Miles Crompton | candidate2_party = Liberal Democrats (UK) | candidate2_votes = 4,746 | candidate2_percent = 16.6 | candidate2_change = +1.9 | candidate3 = Peter Morel | candidate3_party = Conservative Party (UK) | candidate3_votes = 3,813 | candidate3_percent = 13.3 | candidate3_change = +0.2 | candidate4 = Geoffrey Broadley | candidate4_party = British National Party | candidate4_votes = 1,403 | candidate4_percent = 4.9 | candidate4_change = ''N/A'' | candidate5 = Donald Wood | candidate5_party = Independent (politician) | candidate5_votes = 1,175 | candidate5_percent = 4.1 | candidate5_change = ''N/A'' }} {{Compact election box | election_title = [[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]] | election_note = | election_ref = <ref>{{cite web|url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/static/vote2001/results_constituencies/constituencies/026.stm BBC Election 2001|title=Vote 2001|date=7 June 2001|work=Vote 2001|publisher=BBC News|accessdate=2011-01-13}}</ref> | electorate = | turnout_votes = 27,543 | turnout_percent = 45.8 | turnout_change = −13.8 | majority_votes = 15,130 | majority_percent = 54.9 | majority_change = −12.7 | result = hold | loser_party = | swing = 6.3 | swing_from = Labour Party (UK) | swing_to = Conservative Party (UK) | winner = [[Eric Illsley]] | winner_party = Labour Party (UK) | winner_votes = 19,181 | winner_percent = 69.6 | winner_change = −7.4 | candidate2 = Alan Hartley | candidate2_party = Liberal Democrats (UK) | candidate2_votes = 4,051 | candidate2_percent = 14.7 | candidate2_change = +5.2 | candidate3 = Ian McCord | candidate3_party = Conservative Party (UK) | candidate3_votes = 3,608 | candidate3_percent = 13.1 | candidate3_change = +3.3 | candidate4 = Henry Rajch | candidate4_party = Socialist Alliance (England) | candidate4_votes = 703 | candidate4_percent = 2.6 | candidate4_change = ''N/A'' }} {{Compact election box | election_title = [[United Kingdom general election, 1997|General Election 1997]] | election_note = | election_ref = <ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/constit/078.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=1 May 1997|work=Election 1997|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=2011-01-07}}</ref><ref>C. Rallings & M. Thrasher, The Media Guide to the New Parliamentary Constituencies, p.25 (Plymouth: LGC Elections Centre, 1995)</ref><ref>The 1997 election result is calculated relative to the notional, not the actual, 1992 result.</ref> | electorate = | turnout_votes = 36,485 | turnout_percent = 59.7 | turnout_change = −10.8 | majority_votes = 24,501 | majority_percent = 67.2 | majority_change = +17.6 | result = hold | loser_party = | swing = 7.5 | swing_from = Conservative Party (UK) | swing_to = Labour Party (UK) | winner = [[Eric Illsley]] | winner_party = Labour Party (UK) | winner_votes = 28,090 | winner_percent = 77.0 | winner_change = +6.2 | candidate2 = Simon Gutteridge | candidate2_party = Conservative Party (UK) | candidate2_votes = 3,589 | candidate2_percent = 9.8 | candidate2_change = −8.7 | candidate3 = Darren Finlay | candidate3_party = Liberal Democrats (UK) | candidate3_votes = 3,481 | candidate3_percent = 9.5 | candidate3_change = −1.2 | candidate4 = James Walsh | candidate4_party = Referendum Party | candidate4_votes = 1,325 | candidate4_percent = 3.6 | candidate4_change = ''N/A'' }} {{Compact election box | election_title = [[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]] | election_note = | election_ref = <ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/ge92index.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=9 April 1992|work=Election 1992|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=2010-12-06}}</ref> | electorate = | turnout_votes = 39,056 | turnout_percent = 70.5 | turnout_change = +0.5 | majority_votes = 19,361 | majority_percent = 49.6 | majority_change = +0.9 | result = hold | loser_party = | swing = 0.5 | swing_from = Conservative Party (UK) | swing_to = Labour Party (UK) | winner = [[Eric Illsley]] | winner_party = Labour Party (UK) | winner_votes = 27,048 | winner_percent = 69.3 | winner_change = +2.5 | candidate2 = David Senior | candidate2_party = Conservative Party (UK) | candidate2_votes = 7,687 | candidate2_percent = 19.7 | candidate2_change = +1.6 | candidate3 = Stephen Cowton | candidate3_party = Liberal Democrats (UK) | candidate3_votes = 4,321 | candidate3_percent = 11.1 | candidate3_change = −4.1 }} {{Compact election box | election_title = [[United Kingdom general election, 1987|General Election 1987]] | election_note = | election_ref = <ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge87/i01.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=11 June 1987|work=Election 1987|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=2011-01-13}}</ref> | electorate = | turnout_votes = 37,548 | turnout_percent = 70.0 | turnout_change = +3.7 | majority_votes = 19,051 | majority_percent = 48.7 | majority_change = +9.9 | result = hold | loser_party = | swing = | swing_from = | swing_to = | winner = [[Eric Illsley]] | winner_party = Labour Party (UK) | winner_votes = 26,139 | winner_percent = 66.8 | winner_change = +7.0 | candidate2 = Vivien Prais | candidate2_party = Conservative Party (UK) | candidate2_votes = 7,088 | candidate2_percent = 18.1 | candidate2_change = −2.9 | candidate3 = Susan Holland | candidate3_party = SDP-Liberal Alliance | candidate3_votes = 4,321 | candidate3_percent = 15.1 | candidate3_change = −4.1 }} {{Compact election box | election_title = [[United Kingdom general election, 1983|General Election 1983]] | election_note = | election_ref = <ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge83/i01.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=9 June 1983|work=Election 1983|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=2011-01-13}}</ref> | electorate = | turnout_votes = 36,532 | turnout_percent = 66.3 | turnout_change = ''N/A'' | majority_votes = 14,173 | majority_percent = 38.8 | majority_change = ''N/A'' | result = hold | loser_party = | swing = | swing_from = | swing_to = | winner = [[Roy Mason]] | winner_party = Labour Party (UK) | winner_votes = 21,847 | winner_percent = 59.8 | winner_change = ''N/A'' | candidate2 = Howard Oldfield | candidate2_party = Conservative Party (UK) | candidate2_votes = 7,674 | candidate2_percent = 21.0 | candidate2_change = ''N/A'' | candidate3 = Geoffrey Reid | candidate3_party = SDP-Liberal Alliance | candidate3_votes = 7,011 | candidate3_percent = 19.2 | candidate3_change = ''N/A'' }} {{Compact election box end}} ==See also== *[[List of Parliamentary constituencies in South Yorkshire]] ==Notes and references== {{Reflist}} == Sources == *[http://politics.guardian.co.uk/hoc/constituency/history/0,9338,-687,00.html Guardian Unlimited Politics] (Election results from 1992 to the present) {{Constituencies in Yorkshire and the Humber}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Barnsley Central (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in Yorkshire and the Humber]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1983]] [[Category:Politics of Barnsley]] [[ar:بارنزلي الوسطى (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[pl:Okręg wyborczy Barnsley Central]] [[zh:中班士利 (英國國會選區)]]
Barnsley East (UK Parliament constituency) Barnsley East {{redirect|Barnsley East|the constituency from 1997 to 2010|Barnsley East and Mexborough (UK Parliament constituency)}} {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Barnsley East |parliament = uk |image = [[File:BarnsleyEast2007Constituency.svg|120px|alt=Outline map]] |caption = Boundary of Barnsley East in South Yorkshire in 2010. |image2 = [[File:EnglandSouthYorkshire.svg|120px|alt=Outline map]] |caption2 = Location of South Yorkshire within England. |year = 2010 |abolished = |type = County |previous = [[Barnsley East and Mexborough (UK Parliament constituency)|Barnsley East and Mexborough]] |next = |electorate = 68,243 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |elects_howmany = One |year2 = 1983 |abolished2 = 1997 |previous2 = |next2 = Barnsley East and Mexborough, [[Barnsley Central (UK Parliament constituency)|Barnsley Central]] |mp = [[Michael Dugher]] |party = Labour Party (UK) |region = England |county = [[South Yorkshire]] |national = |european = Yorkshire and the Humber |towns = [[Wombwell]] }} '''Barnsley East''' is a [[Borough constituency|Parliamentary constituency]] in [[South Yorkshire]] which returns one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) to the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. The seat was created as '''Barnsley East''' in 1983 and abolished to create [[Barnsley East and Mexborough (UK Parliament constituency)|Barnsley East and Mexborough]] in 1997. It was recreated as Barnsley East at the [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|2010 general election]]. ==History== Both between 1983 and 1997, and at the 2010 general election, this constituency has been a safe seat for the [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour Party]]. ==Boundaries== Following their review of parliamentary representation in [[South Yorkshire]] in the 2000s, the [[Boundary Commission for England]] divided the existing [[Barnsley East and Mexborough (UK Parliament constituency)|Barnsley East and Mexborough]] to split off Barnsley East from Mexborough, to create the new Barnsley East constituency. The electoral wards used in the formation of the new constituency are the following: *Cudworth, [[Darfield, South Yorkshire|Darfield]], Hoyland Milton, North East, Rockingham, Stairfoot, [[Wombwell]] and Worsbrough. ==Members of Parliament== === MPs 1983–1997 === {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member <ref name="rayment">{{rayment-hc|b|1}}</ref> !Party |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1983|1983]] | [[Terry Patchett]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Barnsley East by-election, 1996|1996 by-election]] | [[Jeff Ennis]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1997|1997]] |colspan="2"|''Constituency abolished: see [[Barnsley East and Mexborough (UK Parliament constituency)|Barnsley East and Mexborough]] <br>and [[Barnsley Central (UK Parliament constituency)|Barnsley Central]] |} === MPs since 2010 === {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member<ref name="rayment"/>!!Party |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|2010]] | [[Michael Dugher]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |} ==Elections== ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Barnsley East<ref>{{cite web|url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/election2010/results/constituency/a13.stm|title=UK > England > Yorkshire & the Humber > Barnsley East|date=7 May 2010|work=Election 2010|publisher=BBC|accessdate=11 May 2010}}</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Michael Dugher]] |votes =18,059 |percentage = 47.0 |change = &minus;23.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = John Brown |votes = 6,969 |percentage = 18.2 |change = +4.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = James Hockney |votes = 6,329 |percentage = 16.5 |change =+3.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Colin Porter |votes = 3,301 |percentage = 8.6 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Tony Watson |votes =1,731 |percentage =4.5 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = Kevin Hogan |votes =712 |percentage =1.9 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = Eddie Devoy |votes =684 |percentage =1.8 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Socialist Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Ken Capstick |votes =601 |percentage =1.6 |change = &minus;0.7 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 11,090 |percentage = 28.9 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 38,396 |percentage = 56.1 |change = +7.3 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = &minus;14.0 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== Following the death of Terry Patchett on 11 October 1996, a [[by-election]] was held on 12 December 1996. The replacement Labour candidate Jeff Ennis held the seat for the party despite a low voter turnout. {{Election box begin | title=[[Barnsley East by-election, 1996]] }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Jeff Ennis]] |votes = 13,683 |percentage = 76.4 |change = &minus;0.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = David Willis |votes = 1,502 |percentage = 8.4 |change = &minus;0.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Jane Ellison |votes = 1,299 |percentage = 7.3 |change = &minus;6.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Socialist Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Ken Capstick |votes = 949 |percentage = 5.3 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Count [[Nikolai Tolstoy]] |votes = 378 |percentage = 2.1 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Socialist Equality Party (UK) |candidate = Julie Hyland |votes = 89 |percentage = 0.5 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 12,181 |percentage = 68.0 |change = +5.0 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 33.7 |change = -39.0 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +2.5 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]: Barnsley East<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/ge92index.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=9 April 1992|work=Election 1992|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=6 December 2010}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Terry Patchett]] |votes = 30,346 |percentage = 77.2 |change = +2.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = John M. Procter |votes = 5,569 |percentage = 14.2 |change = +0.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Mrs Sylvia Anginotti |votes = 3,399 |percentage = 8.6 |change = &minus;2.9 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 24,777 |percentage = 63.0 |change = +2.5 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 39,314 |percentage = 72.9 |change = +0.2 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +1.3 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1980s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1987|General Election 1987]]: Barnsley East<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge87/i01.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=11 June 1987|work=Election 1987|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=8 January 2011}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Terry Patchett]] |votes = 29,948 |percentage = 74.5 |change = +8.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[James Clappison]] |votes = 5,437 |percentage = 14.0 |change = &minus;1.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = SDP-Liberal Alliance |candidate = G.J. Griffiths |votes = 4,482 |percentage = 11.5 |change = &minus;7.3 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 23,511 |percentage = 60.5 |change = +12.0 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 72.6 |change = +5.3 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1983|General Election 1983]]: Barnsley East<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge83/i01.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=9 June 1983|work=Election 1983|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=8 January 2011}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Terry Patchett]] |votes = 23,905 |percentage = 66.3 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = SDP-Liberal Alliance |candidate = P. Tomlinson |votes = 6,413 |percentage = 17.8 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = G. England |votes = 5,749 |percentage = 15.9 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 17,492 |percentage = 48.5 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 67.3 |change = ''N/A'' }} |- style="background-color:#F6F6F6" ! style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | colspan="2" | '''New creation:''' [[Labour Party (UK)|{{Labour Party (UK)/meta/shortname}}]] '''gain'''. | align="right" | '''Swing''' | align="right" | ''N/A'' || |- {{Election box end}} ==See also== *[[List of Parliamentary constituencies in South Yorkshire]] ==Notes and references== {{Reflist}} == Sources == *[http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/vote2005/html/27.stm BBC Election 2005] *[http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/static/vote2001/results_constituencies/constituencies/027.stm BBC Vote 2001] *[http://politics.guardian.co.uk/hoc/constituency/history/0,9338,-688,00.html Guardian Unlimited Politics] (Election results from 1992 to the present) {{Constituencies in Yorkshire and the Humber}} [[Category:Politics of Barnsley]] [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in Yorkshire and the Humber]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1983]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies disestablished in 1997]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 2010]] [[zh:東班士利 (英國國會選區)]]
Barrow and Furness (UK Parliament constituency) Barrow and Furness {{Coord|54.112|-3.178|display=title|region:GB_scale:50000}} {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Barrow and Furness |parliament = uk |map1 = BarrowFurness2007 |map2 = EnglandCumbria |map_entity = [[Cumbria]] |map_year = 2007 |year = 1885 |abolished = |type = County |elects_howmany = |previous = [[North Lancashire (UK Parliament constituency)|North Lancashire]] |next = |electorate = 69,148 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[John Woodcock (UK politician)|John Woodcock]] |party = Labour Co-operative |region = England |county = [[Cumbria]]<br />([[Lancashire]] until 1974) |european = North West England |elects_howmany = One |towns = [[Barrow-in-Furness]], [[Ulverston]] }} '''Barrow and Furness''' (previously '''Barrow-in-Furness''') is a [[United Kingdom constituencies|parliamentary constituency]] in Cumbria, represented in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) by the [[first past the post]] system of election. ==History== The seat of Barrow and Furness, tucked away in the west of [[Cumbria]] beyond the [[Lake District]], is the location for one of [[United Kingdom|Britain]]'s most important industrial centres. The largest town in the [[constituency]], [[Barrow-in-Furness]], grew on the back of the [[ship building]] industry and is now the site of the [[BAE Systems]] [[nuclear submarine]] and ship building operation. This reliance on a single industry associated with controversial defence policies has, in the past, proved politically volatile in a constituency the Labour Party would consider its own backyard. Labour [[Cabinet of the United Kingdom|Cabinet]] member [[Albert Booth]] represented Barrow from 1966 but suffered a shock defeat in 1983. Many put this down to widespread fears of job losses because the Labour Party was then signed up to doing away with all its [[nuclear reaction|nuclear]] capabilities including the [[submarines]]. The [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative Party]] [[Member of Parliament]] through the eighties was a Manchester lawyer, [[Cecil Franks]]. As Labour moved back towards the retention of Britain's nuclear capability and following massive job losses in the town's ship building industry, Labour's fortunes revived in Barrow. [[John Hutton (Labour MP)|John Hutton]] took the seat back for Labour in 1992 and retained it until the 2010 General Election when he was replaced as MP by the Labour candidate [[John Woodcock (UK politician)|John Woodcock]]. In 2001 he had the support of more than half of all those who voted. There are other industries in the constituency including engineering and chemicals and more than a quarter of all jobs are in [[manufacturing]]. Surrounding this industrial mass is some wild and beautiful countryside, a sweeping mix of [[moorland|moors]], [[hill]]s, [[mountain|peaks]] and [[coast]], including the towns of [[Ulverston]] and [[Dalton-in-Furness]]. ==Boundaries== This constituency contains the southern half of the [[Furness]] [[peninsula]], South [[Cumbria]] in the [[North West England|north-west]] of [[England]]. ===Boundary review=== Following their review of parliamentary representation in Cumbria, the [[Boundary Commission for England]] created a modified Barrow and Furness constituency, which took the seat further north than currently into a lobster-claw shape taking Lake District areas to the north. The newly shaped seat is formed from the following electoral wards: *From [[South Lakeland]] - Broughton, Crake Valley, Low Furness & Swarthmoor, [[Ulverston]] Central, Ulverston East, Ulverston North, Ulverston South, Ulverston Town and Ulverston West *The entire district of [[Barrow-in-Furness (borough)|Barrow-in-Furness]] These boundaries were first contested in [[UK General Election, 2010|2010]]. ==Members of Parliament== The current [[Member of Parliament|MP]] is [[John Woodcock (UK politician)|John Woodcock]] of the [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] and [[Co-operative Party|Co-operative]] Parties. He replaced [[John Hutton (Labour MP)|John Hutton]] a former lecturer. Hutton had taken the seat from [[Cecil Franks]] of the [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative Party]] in the [[United Kingdom general election, 1992|1992 general election]]. He held the [[cabinet (politics)|cabinet]] posts of [[Secretary of State for Defence]], [[Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform]], [[Secretary of State for Work and Pensions]] and [[Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster]]. {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member<ref>{{rayment-hc|b|1}}</ref>!!Party |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1885|1885]] | [[David Duncan (UK politician)|David Duncan]] | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Barrow-in-Furness by-election, 1886|1886 by-election]] |rowspan="2"| [[William Sproston Caine]] | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Unionist Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | ''1886'' | [[Liberal Unionist Party (UK)|Liberal Unionist]] |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Barrow-in-Furness by-election, 1890|1890 by-election]] | [[James Duncan (politician)|James Duncan]] | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1892|1892]] | [[Sir Charles Cayzer, 1st Baronet|Sir Charles Cayzer, Bt]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1906|1906]] | [[Charles Duncan (politician)|Charles Duncan]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1918|1918]] | [[Robert Burton-Chadwick|Robert Chadwick]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1922|1922]] | [[Daniel Somerville]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1924|1924]] | [[John Bromley (politician)|John Bromley]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1931|1931]] | Sir [[Jonah Walker-Smith]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1945|1945]] | [[Walter Monslow, Baron Monslow|Walter Monslow]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1966|1966]] | [[Albert Booth]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1983|1983]] |colspan="2"| ''Constituency renamed "Barrow and Furness"'' |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1983|1983]] | [[Cecil Franks]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1992|1992]] | [[John Hutton (Labour MP)|John Hutton]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|2010]] | [[John Woodcock (UK politician)|John Woodcock]] | [[Labour Co-operative]] |} ==Elections== === Elections in the 2010s === {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Barrow and Furness<ref name="Barrow & Furness">{{cite web | title = Barrow & Furness | url = http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/election2010/results/constituency/a14.stm | publisher = BBC News | accessdate = 2010-05-08}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Co-operative |candidate = [[John Woodcock (UK politician)|John Woodcock]] |votes = 21,226 |percentage = 48.1 |change = +2.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = John Gough |votes = 16,018 |percentage = 36.3 |change = +3.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats |candidate = Barry Rabone |votes = 4,424 |percentage = 10.0 |change = -7.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = UKIP |candidate = John Smith |votes = 841 |percentage = 1.9 |change = -0.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Mike Ashburner |votes = 840 |percentage = 1.9 |change = +1.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Chris Loynes |votes = 530 |percentage = 1.2 |change = +1.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = Brian Greaves |votes = 245 |percentage = 0.6 |change = +0.6 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 5,208 |percentage = 11.8 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 44,124 |percentage = 63.7 |change = +4.8 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = -0.4 }} {{Election box end}} === Elections in the 2000s === {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Barrow and Furness}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[John Hutton (Labour MP)|John Hutton]] |votes = 17,360 |percentage = 47.6 |change = -8.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = William Dorman |votes = 11,323 |percentage = 31.0 |change = +0.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Barry Rabone |votes = 6,130 |percentage = 16.8 |change = +4.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Alan Beach |votes = 758 |percentage = 2.1 |change = +0.3 }} {{Election box candidate| |party = Build Duddon and Morecambe Bridges |candidate = Timothey Bell |votes = 409 |percentage = 1.1 |change = +1.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Veritas (political party) |candidate = Brian Greaves |votes = 306 |percentage = 0.8 |change = +0.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = Helene Young |votes = 207 |percentage = 0.6 |change = +0.6 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 6,037 |percentage = 16.5 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 36,493 |percentage = 59.0 |change = -1.3 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = -4.4 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Barrow and Furness }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[John Hutton (Labour MP)|John Hutton]] |votes = 21,724 |percentage = 55.7 |change = -1.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = James Airey |votes = 11,835 |percentage = 30.3 |change = +3.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Barry Rabone |votes = 4,750 |percentage = 12.2 |change = +3.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = John Smith |votes = 711 |percentage = 1.8 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 9,889 |percentage = 25.4 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 39,020 |percentage = 60.3 |change = -11.7 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1997|General Election 1997]]: Barrow and Furness}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[John Hutton (Labour MP)|John Hutton]] |votes = 27,630 |percentage = 57.3 |change = +9.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = R Hunt |votes = 13,133 |percentage = 27.2 |change = -14.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = A Metcalfe |votes = 4264 |percentage = 8.8 |change = -2.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = J Hamezeian |votes = 1,995 |percentage = 4.1 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Referendum Party |candidate = D Mitchell |votes = 1,208 |percentage = 2.5 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 14,497 |percentage = 30.1 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 48,232 |percentage = 72.0 |change = -10.1 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +11.9 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]: Barrow and Furness<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/ge92index.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=9 April 1992|work=Election 1992|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=6 Dec 2010}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[John Hutton (Labour MP)|John Hutton]] |votes = 26,568 |percentage = 47.7 |change = +8.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Cecil Franks]] |votes = 22,990 |percentage = 41.3 |change = &minus;5.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Clive J. Crane |votes = 6,089 |percentage = 10.9 |change = &minus;3.3 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 3,578 |percentage = 6.4 |change = &minus;0.7 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 55,647 |percentage = 82.0 |change = +3.0 }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |loser = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +6.8 }} {{Election box end}} === Elections in the 1980s === {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1987|General Election 1987]]: Barrow and Furness}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Cecil Franks]] |votes = 25,431 |percentage = 46.5 |change = +2.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = P Phizacklea |votes = 21,504 |percentage = 39.3 |change = +4.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = SDP-Liberal Alliance |candidate = R W Phelps |votes = 7,799 |percentage = 14.3 |change = -7.4 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 3,927 |percentage = 7.2 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 54,731 |percentage = 79.0 |change = +3.8 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = -0.9 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1983|General Election 1983]]: Barrow and Furness}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Cecil Franks]] |votes = 22,284 |percentage = 43.6 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = A E Booth |votes = 17,707 |percentage = 34.7 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = SDP-Liberal Alliance |candidate = D Cottier |votes = 11,079 |percentage = 21.7 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 4,577 |percentage = 9.0 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 51,070 |percentage = 75.2 |change = }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |loser = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1940s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1945|General Election 1945]]: Barrow in Furness<br /> Electorate 49,669, Turnout 79.7, Voters 39,587 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Walter Monslow |votes = 25,939 |percentage = 65.5 |change = gain }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Jonah Walker-Smith |votes = 13,648 |percentage = 34.5 |change = loss }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 12,291 |percentage = 31.0 |change = }} {{Election box end}} ==See also== {{Portal|Cumbria}} * [[List of Parliamentary constituencies in Cumbria]] ==Notes and references== {{Reflist}} {{Constituencies in North West England}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Barrow And Furness (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in North West England]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1885]] [[Category:Politics of Cumbria]] [[Category:Furness]] [[Category:Politics of Barrow-in-Furness]] [[ar:بارو وفرنيس (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[pl:Okręg wyborczy Barrow and Furness]] [[zh:巴羅和弗內斯 (英國國會選區)]]
Basildon and Billericay (UK Parliament constituency) Basildon and Billericay {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Basildon and Billericay |parliament = uk |map1 = BasildonBillericay2007 |map2 = EnglandEssex |map_entity = Essex |year = 2010 |abolished = |type = Borough |previous = [[Basildon (UK Parliament constituency)|Basildon]], [[Billericay (UK Parliament constituency)|Billericay]] |next = |electorate = 65,373 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[John Baron (politician)|John Baron]] |party = |region = England |county = [[Essex]] |national = |european = East of England |elects_howmany = One }} '''Basildon and Billericay''' is a [[Borough constituency|borough]] [[United Kingdom constituencies|constituency]] in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) using the [[first past the post]] electoral system. The seat was created for the [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|2010 general election]] following a review of the Parliamentary representation of [[Essex]] by the [[Boundary Commission for England]]. The first election in the new constituency was won by the [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative Party]] candidate [[John Baron (politician)|John Baron]]. Baron had previously been MP for [[Billericay (UK Parliament constituency)|Billericay]]. ==Boundaries== The seat merged a majority of the existing constituency of Billericay with parts of the former [[Basildon (UK Parliament constituency)|Basildon]] constituency &ndash; mostly around the centre of Basildon. The Billericay constituency lost Wickford to the new [[Rayleigh and Wickford (UK Parliament constituency)|Rayleigh and Wickford]] constituency, and Pitsea to the [[South Basildon and East Thurrock (UK Parliament constituency)|South Basildon and East Thurrock]] seat. The electoral wards in the constituency are: *[[Billericay|Billericay East]], [[Billericay|Billericay West]], [[Great Burstead|Burstead]], Crouch, [[Basildon|Fryerns]], [[Laindon|Laindon Park]], [[Basildon|Lee Chapel North]] and [[Basildon|St Martin's]]. ==History== The Basildon area is one of the best known [[bellwether constituency|bellwether constituencies]] in the UK, having voted for the winning party in each election since 1974. The failure of the [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour Party]] to win it in the [[United Kingdom general election, 1992|1992 election]] — Basildon would be the first to declare of all the marginal seats — foreshadowed Labour's fourth straight defeat at the hands of the [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative Party]]. Basildon was a (famously) Conservative seat between 1979 and 1997 as the quintessential "[[Essex man]]" constituency based on the [[new town]] of [[Basildon]]. Much of its population has its origins in the [[East End of London]], who as a group traditionally voted for the Labour Party. However, throughout the 1980s and until the Labour landslide victory of [[United Kingdom general election, 1997|1997]], many voters in the area transferred their loyalties to the Conservative Party. The MP during this period was [[David Amess]], who himself originated from east London ([[Plaistow, Newham|Plaistow]]), and now holds the safer seat of [[Southend West]]. Labour took the seat in 1997 and 2001 with a large majority, and in 2005 with a reduced majority. Basildon thus proved to be a "bellwether" seat, voting for the eventual winning party since 1974. Billericay has a history of electing somewhat colourful characters to Westminster, namely [[Harvey Proctor]], the right-wing MP who resigned over gay sex charges, and [[Teresa Gorman]], Maastricht rebel who stood down after accusing the Commons Standards and Privileges committee of sexism over questions surrounding her registered business dealings. ==Members of Parliament== The current MP is the Conservative [[John Baron (politician)|John Baron]]. {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member <ref name="rayment">{{rayment-hc|b|1}}</ref> !Party |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|2010]] | [[John Baron (politician)|John Baron]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |} ==Elections== ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Basildon and Billericay<ref>[http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/shared/election2010/results/constituency/a15.stm Election result, BBC News, 7 May 2010]</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[John Baron (politician)|John Baron]]<nowiki>*</nowiki> |votes = 21,982 |percentage = 52.8 |change = +6.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Allan Davies |votes = 9,584 |percentage = 23.0 |change = -11.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats |candidate = Mike Hibbs |votes = 6,538 |percentage = 15.7 |change = +2.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Irene Bateman |votes = 1,934 |percentage = 4.6 |change = +1.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Alan Broad |votes = 1,591 |percentage = 3.8 |change = +1.4 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 12,398 |percentage = 29.8 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 41,629 |percentage = 63.6 |change = +1.3 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +9.3 }} {{Election box end}} :<nowiki>*</nowiki> ''Served as an MP in the 2005–2010 Parliament'' ==See also== *[[South Basildon and East Thurrock (UK Parliament constituency)|South Basildon and East Thurrock constituency]] * [[List of Parliamentary constituencies in Essex]] ==Notes and references== {{Reflist}} {{Constituencies in the East of England}} {{Coord|51.60|0.44|type:adm2nd_dim:12000_region:GB-ESS|display=title}} [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 2010]] [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in Essex]] [[Category:Politics of Basildon]] {{UK-constituency-stub}} [[zh:巴西爾登和比勒里基 (英國國會選區)]]
Basingstoke (UK Parliament constituency) Basingstoke {{Coord|51.262|-1.084|display=title|region:GB-HAM_scale:20000}} {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Basingstoke |parliament = uk |image = |caption = |image2 = |caption2 = |map1 = Basingstoke2007 |map2 = EnglandHampshire |map_entity = Hampshire |map_year = 2010 |map_size = 150px |year = 1885 |abolished = |type = County |previous = [[North Hampshire (UK Parliament constituency)|North Hampshire]] |next = |elects_howmany = One |year2 = |abolished2 = |type2 = |previous2 = |next2 = |elects_howmany2 = |year3 = |abolished3 = |type3 = |previous3 = |next3 = |elects_howmany3 = |population = |electorate = 75,470 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Maria Miller]] |party = Conservative Party (UK) |region = England |county = [[Hampshire]] |towns = [[Basingstoke]] |national = |westminster = |european = South East England }} '''Basingstoke''' is a [[United Kingdom constituencies|constituency]] represented in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. The town was represented in the [[Model Parliament]] of 1295, but not again until a constituency was created in 1885. Prior to 1885 it was represented by the [[North Hampshire (UK Parliament constituency)|North Hampshire constituency]]. With the exception of the 1923 election, it has always elected Conservative MPs. It is a Conservative [[safe seat]] ==Boundaries== The Basingstoke constituency is based around the town of [[Basingstoke]], and the surrounding countryside, in [[Hampshire]]. The Boundary Commission has proposed that the boundaries of Basingstoke and North West Hampshire be aligned to more closely match the town area. ==Members of Parliament== {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member <ref name="rayment">{{rayment-hc|b|1}}</ref> !Party |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1885|1885]] | [[George Sclater-Booth, 1st Baron Basing|George Sclater-Booth]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Basingstoke by-election, 1887|1887 by-election]] | [[Arthur Frederick Jeffreys]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1906|1906]] | [[Arthur Salter (judge)|Arthur Salter]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Basingstoke by-election, 1917|1917 by-election]] | [[Auckland Geddes, 1st Baron Geddes|Auckland Campbell Geddes]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Unionist]] |- |style="background-color: {{Coalition Conservative/meta/color}}" | | [[Basingstoke by-election, 1920|1920 by-election]] | [[Arthur Richard Holbrook]] | [[Coalition Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1923|1923]] | [[Reginald Fletcher, 1st Baron Winster|Reginald Fletcher]] | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1924|1924]] | [[Arthur Richard Holbrook]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1929|1929]] | [[Gerard Vernon Wallop, 9th Earl of Portsmouth|Viscount Lymington]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Basingstoke by-election, 1934|1934 by-election]] | [[Henry Maxence Cavendish Drummond Wolff]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1935|1935]] | [[Patrick Donner]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1955|1955]] | [[Denzil Freeth]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1964|1964]] | [[David Mitchell (politician)|David Mitchell]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1983|1983]] |rowspan="3"| [[Andrew Hunter (British politician)|Andrew Hunter]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Independent Conservative/meta/color}}" | | ''2002'' | [[Independent Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Democratic Unionist Party/meta/color}}" | | ''2004'' | [[Democratic Unionist Party|Democratic Unionist]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 2005|2005]] | [[Maria Miller]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |} ==Elections== ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin | title= [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Basingstoke<ref>{{cite |url=http://www.basingstoke.gov.uk/NR/rdonlyres/12935C34-1E82-41E7-99DE-11EFDF703346/0/StatementofPersonsNominatedParliamentaryelection6May2010.pdf|title=Parliamentary election - Statement of Persons Nominated}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Maria Miller]] |votes = 25,590 |percentage = 50.5 |change = +11.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = John Shaw |votes = 12,414 |percentage = 24.5 |change = +2.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Funda Pepperell |votes = 10,327 |percentage = 20.4 |change = -12.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Stella Howell |votes = 2,076 |percentage = 4.1 |change = +1.9 }} {{Election box candidate| |party = Basingstoke Common Man |candidate = Steve Saul |votes = 247 |percentage = 0.5 |change = +0.5 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 13,176 |percentage = 26.0 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 50,654 |percentage = 67.1 |change = +6.2 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +4.6 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 2000s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Basingstoke }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Maria Miller]] |votes = 19,955 |percentage = 41.5 |change = &minus;1.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Paul Harvey |votes = 15,275 |percentage = 31.7 |change = &minus;9.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Jen Smith |votes = 9,952 |percentage = 20.7 |change = +6.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Peter Effer |votes = 1,044 |percentage = 2.2 |change = &minus;0.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Darren Shirley |votes = 928 |percentage = 1.9 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Roger Robertson |votes = 821 |percentage = 1.7 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate| |party = Millennium Council |candidate = Roger MacNair |votes = 148 |percentage = 0.3 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 4,680 |percentage = 9.7 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 48,123 |percentage = 63.0 |change = +2.3 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Basingstoke }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Andrew Hunter (British politician)|Andrew Hunter]] |votes = 20,490 |percentage = 42.7 |change = -0.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Jon Hartley |votes = 19,610 |percentage = 40.9 |change = +1.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Steve Sollitt |votes = 6,693 |percentage = 13.9 |change = -3.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Kim Graham |votes = 1,202 |percentage = 2.5 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 880 |percentage = 1.8 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 47,995 |percentage = 60.7 |change = -13.5 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1997|General Election 1997]]: Basingstoke }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Andrew Hunter (British politician)|Andrew Hunter]] |votes = 24,751 |percentage = 43.3 |change = -10.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Nigel Lickley |votes = 22,354 |percentage = 39.1 |change = +14.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = M Rimmer |votes = 9,714 |percentage = 17.0 |change = -3.4 }} {{Election box candidate| |party = Independent |candidate = E Salim |votes = 310 |percentage = 0.6 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 2,397 |percentage = 4.2 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 74.1 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]: Basingstoke<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/ge92index.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=9 April 1992|work=Election 1992|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=6 Dec 2010}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Andrew Hunter (British politician)|Andrew Hunter]] |votes = 37,521 |percentage = 54.6 |change = -1.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = DJC Bull |votes = 16,323 |percentage = 23.8 |change = +6.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = CI Curtis |votes = 14,119 |percentage = 20.6 |change = -5.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Ms. VJ Oldaker |votes = 714 |percentage = 1.0 |change = +1.0 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 21,198 |percentage = 30.9 |change = +1.1 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 68,677 |percentage = 82.8 |change = +5.8 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = -3.7 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1980s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1987|General Election 1987]]: Basingstoke }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Andrew Hunter (British politician)|Andrew Hunter]] |votes = 33,657 |percentage = 56.0 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Social Democratic Party (UK) |candidate = D Bennett |votes = 15,764 |percentage = 26.3 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = P Daden |votes = 10,632 |percentage = 17.7 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 17,893 |percentage = 29,7 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 77.0 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1940s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1945|General Election 1945]]: Basingstoke<br /> Electorate 61,, Turnout 66.5, Voters 40,669 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Patrick Donner]] |votes = 18,700 |percentage = 46.0 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = A E Weston |votes = 13,763 |percentage = 33.8 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = D Rhys |votes = 8,206 |percentage = 20.2 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 4,937 |percentage = 12.1 |change = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1930s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1931|General Election 1931]]: Basingstoke<br /> Electorate, Turnout ,Voters 33,753 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Gerard Vernon Wallop, 9th Earl of Portsmouth|Viscount Lymington]] |votes = 23,523 |percentage = 69.7 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = A E Weston |votes = 6,106 |percentage = 18.1 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = D Rhys |votes = 4,124 |percentage = 12.2 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 17,417 |percentage = 51.6 |change = }} {{Election box end}} ==See also== * [[List of Parliamentary constituencies in Hampshire]] == Notes and references == {{reflist}} {{Constituencies in South East England}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Basingstoke (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in South East England]] [[Category:Basingstoke|Parliament]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1885]] [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in Hampshire]] <references/> [[ar:بازينغستوك (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[pl:Okręg wyborczy Basingstoke]] [[zh:貝辛斯托克 (英國國會選區)]]
Bassetlaw (UK Parliament constituency) Bassetlaw {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Bassetlaw |parliament = uk |map1 = Bassetlaw2007 |map2 = EnglandNottinghamshire |map_entity = [[Nottinghamshire]] |map_year = 2010 |year = 1885 |abolished = |type = County |previous = [[North Nottinghamshire (UK Parliament constituency)|North Nottinghamshire]] |next = |electorate = 78,306 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[John Mann (politician)|John Mann]] |party = Labour Party (UK) |region = England |county = [[Nottinghamshire]] |european = East Midlands |towns = [[Worksop]] and [[Retford]] |elects_howmany = One }} '''Bassetlaw''' is a [[United Kingdom constituencies|parliamentary constituency]] represented in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) by the [[first past the post]] system of election. ==Boundaries== The Bassetlaw constituency covers the north of [[Nottinghamshire]], including the towns of [[Worksop]] and [[Retford]]. It shares the name of the [[Bassetlaw]] district. Following their review of parliamentary boundaries in [[Nottinghamshire]], the [[Boundary Commission for England]] made minor changes to the constituency for the [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|2010 general election]] to allow for population changes. The constituency includes these 22 electoral wards of Bassetlaw District Council: *Beckingham, Blyth, Carlton, Clayworth, East Retford East, East Retford North, East Retford South, East Retford West, Everton, Harworth, Langold, Misterton, Ranskill, Sturton, Sutton, Welbeck, Worksop East, Worksop North, Worksop North East, Worksop North West, Worksop South, Worksop South East. ==History== The constituency was created in 1885 by the [[Redistribution of Seats Act 1885|Redistribution of Seats Act]]. ===Boundaries' history=== The Bassetlaw Division (named after one of the ancient [[Wapentakes]] of the county) as originally constituted included the borough of [[East Retford]], the [[petty sessional division]]s of [[Retford]] and [[Worksop]] and part of [[Mansfield]] petty sessional division. In 1918, the number of parliamentary divisions in [[Nottinghamshire]] was increased from four to five, with resulting changes in boundaries. Bassetlaw Division was now defined as containing the Borough of [[East Retford]], the [[Urban District]]s of Warsop and Worksop and the [[Rural District]]s of [[Blyth & Cuckney]], [[Misterton, Nottinghamshire|Misterton]] and East Retford, with the [[civil parish]] of [[Sookholme]] from the [[Skegby]] Rural District. In 1948, the five Parliamentary Divisions of Nottinghamshire were reorganised as six County Constituencies. The boundaries of Bassetlaw County Constituency were virtually unchanged, though local government changes in the 1930s now meant that it was defined as comprising the Boroughs of East Retford and Worksop, the Urban District of [[Warsop]] and the Rural Districts of East Retford and Worksop. The constituency's boundaries then remained unchanged until 1983. In that year, the town of East Retford and the neighbouring areas were transferred to the [[Newark (UK Parliament constituency)|Newark]] constituency. Bassetlaw constituency then comprised Worksop and surrounding areas in the Bassetlaw district as well as the town of Warsop in the [[Mansfield (district)|Mansfield]] district. There were only minor boundary changes in 1997. From the 1997 General Election to the 2010 General Election, the constituency included the following wards of the Bassetlaw district: *Beckingham, Blyth, Carlton, Clayworth, Everton, Harworth East, Harworth West, Hodsock, Misterton, Rampton, Ranskill, Sturton, Sutton, Welbeck, Worksop East, Worksop North, Worksop North East, Worksop North West, Worksop South, Worksop South East. <gallery widths="150px" heights="200px" perrow="10"> File:Bassetlaw1885Constituency.svg|Constituency boundary in 1885, shown within the county of Nottinghamshire. File:Bassetlaw1950Constituency.svg|Constituency boundary in 1950, shown within the county of Nottinghamshire. File:BassetlawConstituency.svg|Constituency boundary in 2005, shown within the county of Nottinghamshire. File:Bassetlaw2007Constituency.svg|Current constituency boundary, shown within the county of Nottinghamshire. </gallery> ===Electoral history=== [[Image:Bassetlaw election results.png|thumb|right|A graph showing the election results for Bassetlaw.]] Bassetlaw is a [[safe seat]] for the [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour Party]], with them having held it since 1935. In fact, Labour first won the seat in the [[United Kingdom general election, 1929|1929 general election]]. However its [[Member of Parliament]] [[Malcolm MacDonald]] was one of the few Labour MPs to join his father [[Ramsay MacDonald]]'s [[UK National Government|National Government]]. MacDonald held the seat as a [[National Labour Organisation|National Labour]] candidate in the [[United Kingdom general election, 1931|1931 election]], but was defeated at the next election in 1935 by Labour's [[Frederick Bellenger]]. Bellenger held his seat until his death in 1968. The subsequent [[by-election]] was won by [[Joe Ashton]], who served as MP until his retirement at the [[United Kingdom general election, 2001|2001 general election]]. The current MP, since 2001, is [[John Mann (politician)|John Mann]]. ==Members of Parliament== {|class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election !! Member <ref>{{Rayment-hc|b|1}}</ref> ! Party |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1885|1885]] | [[William Beckett-Denison]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Bassetlaw by-election, 1890|1890 by-election]] | [[Sir Frederick Milner, 7th Baronet|Frederick Milner]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1906|1906]] | [[Sir Frank Newnes, 2nd Baronet|Frank Newnes]] | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, January 1910|1910]] | [[William Ellis Hume-Williams]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1929|1929]] |rowspan="2"| [[Malcolm MacDonald]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{National Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1931|1931]] | [[National Labour Organisation|National Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1935|1935]] | [[Frederick Bellenger]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Bassetlaw by-election, 1968|1968 by-election]] | [[Joe Ashton]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 2001|2001]] | [[John Mann (politician)|John Mann]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |} ==Elections== ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Bassetlaw }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[John Mann (politician)|John Mann]] |votes = 25,018 |percentage = 50.5 |change = -2.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Keith Girling |votes = 16,803 |percentage = 33.9 |change = -1.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = David Dobbie |votes = 5,570 |percentage = 11.2 |change = -0.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = UKIP |candidate = Andrea Hamilton |votes = 1,779 |percentage = 3.6 |change = +3.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = Graham Whitehurst |votes = 407 |percentage = 0.8 |change = +0.8 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 8,215 |percentage = 16.6 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 49,577 |percentage = 64.8 |change = +4.0 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = 0.7 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 2000s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Bassetlaw }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[John Mann (politician)|John Mann]] |votes = 22,847 |percentage =56.6 |change =+1.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Jonathan Sheppard |votes = 12,010 |percentage = 29.8 |change = -0.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = David Dobbie |votes = 5,485 |percentage = 13.6 |change = +0.9 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 10,837 |percentage = 26.9 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 40,342 |percentage = 58.1 |change = +1.3 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +0.9 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Bassetlaw }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[John Mann (politician)|John Mann]] |votes = 21,506 |percentage = 55.3 |change = -5.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Alison Holley |votes = 11,758 |percentage = 30.2 |change = +5.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Neil Taylor |votes = 4,942 |percentage = 12.7 |change = +2.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Socialist Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Kevin Meloy |votes = 689 |percentage = 1.8 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 9,748 |percentage = 25.1 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 38,895 |percentage = 56.8 |change = -13.6 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1997|General Election 1997]]: Bassetlaw }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Joe Ashton]] |votes = 29,298 |percentage = 61.1 |change = +7.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Martin Cleasby |votes = 11,838 |percentage = 24.7 |change = -10.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Mike Kerringan |votes = 4,950 |percentage = 10.3 |change = -1.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Referendum Party |candidate = R. Graham |votes = 1,838 |percentage = 3.8 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 17,460 |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 70.4 |change = -8.1 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]: Bassetlaw<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/ge92index.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=9 April 1992|work=Election 1992|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=2010-12-06}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Joe Ashton]] |votes = 29,061 |percentage = 53.4 |change = +5.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Caroline Spelman]] |votes = 19,064 |percentage = 35.0 |change = &minus;2.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = MJ Reynolds |votes = 6,340 |percentage = 11.6 |change = &minus;2.8 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 9,997 |percentage = 18.4 |change = +7.7 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 54,465 |percentage = 79.4 |change = +1.9 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +3.9 }} {{Election box end}}" ===Elections in the 1980s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1987|General Election 1987]]: Bassetlaw }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Joe Ashton]] |votes = 25,385 |percentage = 68.10 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = DRJ Selves |votes = 19,772 |percentage = 37.47 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = SDP-Liberal_Alliance |candidate = WG Smith |votes = 7,616 |percentage = 14.43 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 5,613 |percentage = 10.64 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 52,773 |percentage = 77.56 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1983|General Election 1983]]: Bassetlaw }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Joe Ashton]] |votes = 22,231 |percentage = 45.60 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = M Cleasby |votes = 18,400 |percentage = 37.74 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = SDP-Liberal_Alliance |candidate = B Withnall |votes = 8,124 |percentage = 16.66 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 3,831 |percentage = 7.86 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 48,755 |percentage = 74.18 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1970s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1979|General Election 1979]]: Bassetlaw }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Joe Ashton]] |votes = 29,426 |percentage = 50.23 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = DK Harris |votes = 22,247 |percentage = 37.97 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = A Wilkinson |votes = 6,913 |percentage = 11.80 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 7,179 |percentage = 12.25 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 58,586 |percentage = 79.42 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, October 1974|General Election October 1974]]: Bassetlaw }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Joe Ashton]] |votes = 28,663 |percentage = 53.69 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = DK Harris |votes = 16,494 |percentage = 30.90 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = A Wilkinson |votes = 7,821 |percentage = 14.65 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Christian Party (UK) |candidate = A Storkey |votes = 408 |percentage = 0.76 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 12,169 |percentage = 22.79 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 53,386 |percentage = 74.43 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, February 1974|General Election February 1974]]: Bassetlaw }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Joe Ashton]] |votes = 33,724 |percentage = 59.99 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = RC Heading |votes = 22,490 |percentage = 40.01 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 11,234 |percentage = 19.98 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 56,214 |percentage = 79.05 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1970|General Election 1970]]: Bassetlaw }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Joe Ashton]] |votes = 28,959 |percentage = 54.87 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = JT Lester |votes = 20,698 |percentage = 39.21 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = MH Haydon-Baillie |votes = 3,125 |percentage = 5.92 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 8,261 |percentage = 15.65 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 52,782 |percentage = 76.44 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Expand list|date=February 2011}} ==See also== *[[List of Parliamentary constituencies in Nottinghamshire]] ==Notes and references== {{reflist}} ==Sources== *[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge45/ge45index.htm UK General Election 1945 results] *[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge50/ge50index.htm UK General Election 1950 results] *[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge51/ge51index.htm UK General Election 1951 results] *[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge55/ge55index.htm UK General Election 1955 results] *[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge59/ge59index.htm UK General Election 1959 results] *[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge64/ge64index.htm UK General Election 1964 results] *[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge66/ge66index.htm UK General Election 1966 results] *[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge70/ge70index.htm UK General Election 1970 results] *[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge74a/ge74aindex.htm UK General Election February 1974 results] *[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge74b/ge74bindex.htm UK General Election October 1974 results] *[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge79/ge79index.htm UK General Election 1979 results] *[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge83/ge83index.htm UK General Election 1983 results] *[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge87/ge87index.htm UK General Election 1987 results] *[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/ge92index.htm UK General Election 1992 results] *[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/mps97.htm UK General Election 1997 results] *[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/mps01.htm UK General Election 2001 results] *[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge05/ge05index.htm UK General Election 2005 results] *[http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/election2010/results/ UK General Election 2010 results] (BBC) {{Constituencies in the East Midlands}} {{Coord|53.40|-0.95|region:GB|display=title}} {{Use dmy dates|date=February 2011}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Bassetlaw (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in Nottinghamshire]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1885]] [[ar:باسيتلو (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[pl:Okręg wyborczy Bassetlaw]] [[zh:巴西特勞 (英國國會選區)]]
Bath (UK Parliament constituency) Bath {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Bath |parliament = uk |image = [[File:Bath2007Constituency.svg|120px|alt=Outline map]] |caption = Boundary of Bath in Avon in 2010. |image2 = [[File:EnglandAvon.svg|120px|alt=Outline map]] |caption2 = Location of Avon within England. |year = 1295 |abolished = |type = County |previous = |next = |electorate = 66,690 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Donald Foster (politician)|Don Foster]] |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |region = England |county = [[Somerset]] |national = |european = South West England |elects_howmany = Two (1295-1910), One (1910-) }} '''Bath''' is a [[constituency]] in the [[British House of Commons|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]], previously of the [[House of Commons of England]]. It is an ancient constituency which has been constantly represented in Parliament since boroughs were first summoned to send members in the 13th century. Perhaps its best-known representatives have been [[William Pitt the Elder]] ([[Prime Minister of the United Kingdom|Prime Minister]] 1766-1768) and [[Chris Patten]] ([[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative Party]] chairman 1990–1992). ==Boundaries== ===Current boundaries=== Following the review of the [[List of Parliamentary constituencies in Avon|constituencies in the former county of Avon]] carried out by the [[Boundary Commission for England]], as of the [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|2010 general election]] the constituency covers only the city of [[Bath, Somerset|Bath]], and none of the surrounding rural area. Between 1997 and 2010, it also included some outlying villages such as [[Southstoke]] and [[Freshford]]; following the review these have been transferred to the new [[North East Somerset (UK Parliament constituency)|North East Somerset]] constituency. The electoral wards (of [[Bath and North East Somerset|Bath and North East Somerset district]]) which make up the current Bath constituency are: *[[Abbey, Bath|Abbey]], [[Bathwick]], [[Combe Down]], [[Kingsmead, Bath|Kingsmead]], Lambridge, [[Lansdown, Bath|Lansdown]], Lyncombe, [[Newbridge, Bath|Newbridge]], Odd Down, Oldfield, Southdown, [[Twerton]], [[Walcot, Bath|Walcot]], [[Westmoreland, Bath|Westmoreland]], [[Weston, Bath|Weston]] and [[Widcombe, Bath|Widcombe]]. ===Historic boundaries=== *'''Before 1832:''' The parishes of St James ([[Bath, Somerset|Bath]]), St Peter and St Paul (Bath), St Michael (Bath), and part of the parish of [[Walcot, Bath|Walcot]]. *'''1832&ndash;1867''': As above, plus the parishes of [[Bathwick]] and Lyncombe & Widcombe, and a further part of the parish of [[Walcot, Bath|Walcot]]. *'''1867&ndash;1918''': As above, plus part of the parish of [[Twerton]]. *'''1918&ndash;1983''': The [[county borough]] of Bath *'''1983&ndash;1997''': The City of Bath *'''1997&ndash;2010''': The City of Bath, and the [[Bathampton]], [[Batheaston]], [[Bathford]], [[Charlcombe]] and [[Freshford]] wards of the District of [[Wansdyke (district)|Wansdyke]]. ==History== ===The unreformed constituency (before 1832)=== Bath was one of the cities summoned to send members to the [[Model Parliament]] of 1295, and has been represented ever since. Like almost all English constituencies before the [[Great Reform Act]] of 1832, it originally returned two members to each Parliament. The precise way in which its MPs were chosen in medieval times is unknown. It is recorded that ''"election was by the Mayor and three citizens being sent from thence to the county court who in the name of the whole community, and by the assent of the community, returned their representatives"''; but what form the "assent of the community" took is unrecorded, even assuming it was not a complete dead letter. By the 17th century elections had become more competitive, and the means of election in Bath had been formalised to a franchise restricted to the [[Mayor]], [[Alderman|Aldermen]] and members of the Common Council (the City Corporation), a total of thirty voters. The [[Freedom of the city|freemen]] of the city challenged this state of affairs in 1661 and again in 1705 claiming the right to vote and petitioning against the election of the candidates chosen by the corporation, but on both occasions the [[House of Commons of England|House of Commons]], which in those days was the final arbiter of such disputes, decided against them. The Commons resolution of 27 January 1708, ''"That the right of election of citizens to serve in Parliament for this city is in the mayor, aldermen and common-council only"'', settled the matter until 1832. Bath was the biggest of the English boroughs where the right to vote was restricted to the corporation (at the time of the 1801 census it was one of the ten largest towns or cities in England by population), and almost unique in that the voters generally exercised their powers responsibly and independently. As was the case elsewhere, the Common Council was not popularly elected, all vacancies being filled by co-option by the remaining members, so that once any interest gained majority control it was easy to retain it. Most corporation boroughs quickly became [[pocket borough]]s in this way, the nomination of their MPs being entirely under the influence of a "patron" who ensured that only his supporters became members of the corporation. But in Bath, the Common Council retained its independence in most periods, and took pride in electing suitable MPs who either had strong local connections or a national reputation. Nor was there any suggestion of bribery or other corruption, which often took the place of a patron's control in other "independent" constituencies. [[William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham|Pitt the Elder]] wrote to the corporation in 1761, on the occasion of his re-election as Bath's MP, to pay tribute to ''"a city ranked among the most ancient and most considerable in the kingdom, and justly famed for its integrity, independence, and zeal for the public good"''. But even in Bath the voters expected their MPs to work for the constituency's advantage and procure favours for their constituents to a degree that would be considered utterly corrupt today. By exercising their efforts successfully in this direction, MPs could in return expect a degree of control over the voters that differed little from patronage in pocket boroughs except that its duration was limited. Thus the lawyer [[Robert Henley, 1st Earl of Northington|Robert Henley]], MP from 1747 and [[Recorder (judge)|Recorder]] of Bath from 1751, seems to have been assumed to have had control over both seats while he remained Bath's MP; yet when he was transferred to the House of Lords, Pitt replaced him on the understanding that he was independently chosen. Pitt himself then acquired a similar degree of influence: the Council vetoed [[John Ligonier, 1st Earl Ligonier|Viscount Ligonier's]] suggestion that he should be succeeded by his nephew when he was elevated the Lords in 1763, but instead allowed Pitt to nominate a candidate to be his new colleague, and voted overwhelmingly for him when he was opposed by a local man. But Pitt's influence also waned when he fell out with the Council over the [[Treaty of Paris (1763)|Treaty of Paris]]. In the final years before the Reform Act, however, local magnates seem to have been allowed to exercise more influence in Bath. Oldfield, writing early in the 19th century, stated that at that time the [[Thomas Thynne, 2nd Marquess of Bath|Marquess of Bath]] nominated one member and [[John Palmer (postal innovator)|John Palmer]] the other; both were former MPs for the City (the Marquess having sat under the title Viscount Weymouth), but neither was still in the Commons - each had a family member sitting in their stead as MP for Bath. Palmer had succeeded another former MP, [[John Pratt, 1st Marquess Camden|Earl Camden]] (the former John Jeffreys Pratt), who had held one of the nominations before 1802. At the time of the Reform Act, the Marquess of Bath was still being listed as influencing one of the seats, though the second was considered independent once more. ===The reformed constituency (1832-1918)=== The [[Great Reform Act]] opened up the franchise, imposing uniform provisions across all boroughs and allowing all resident (male) householders whose houses were valued at least £10 a year. This multiplied Bath's electorate by a factor of almost 100 (there were 2,853 voters registered at the first reformed election, in December 1832), and created a competitive and generally marginal constituency which swung between [[British Whig Party|Whig]] and [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] control. The constituency boundaries were also slightly extended, but only to take in those areas where the city proper had grown outside its previous limits. Bath's most notable MP during this period was probably the Conservative social reformer [[Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury|Lord Ashley]], better remembered under his eventual title of 7th Earl of Shaftesbury for the [[Factory Acts]], the first of which came into effect while he was MP for Bath. The franchise was further reformed in 1867 and 1885, but there were only minor boundary changes. Bath was probably lucky to retain its double-representation in the 1885 reforms, its electorate of under 7,000 being very near the lower limit. The continued [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] strength was unusual for a prosperous and predominantly middle-class town, and the seats could never be considered safe for the Conservatives. ===The modern single-member constituency (since 1918)=== Bath's representation was reduced to a single member in 1918. The [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservatives]] held the seat continuously until 1992 except in the 1923 Parliament, and until the War generally won comfortably. The Liberals retained their strength so that the non-Conservative vote was split, and [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] could not rise above third place until the landslide of 1945, when the Conservative [[James Pitman (politician)|James Pitman]] only narrowly squeezed home. For the next thirty years Bath verged on being a Conservative-Labour marginal, and Labour came within 800 votes of taking the seat in 1966. The Liberal revival in the 1970s pushed Labour back into third place, helped by the adoption of a nationally-known candidate, [[Christopher Mayhew]], who had defected from the Labour Party. The formation of the [[SDP-Liberal Alliance]] made Bath a realistic target. The [[Social Democratic Party (UK)|SDP]] came just 1500 votes from winning in 1987 under [[Malcolm Dean]]. In 1992, Conservative [[Chris Patten]] was ousted by Liberal Democrat [[Donald Foster (politician)|Don Foster]] in a narrow defeat which was widely blamed on Patten's being forced to concentrate during the election on his national responsibilities as Conservative Party Chairman rather than nursing his own constituency. The boundary changes implemented in 1997 expanded the constituency beyond the city for the first time, to include five village wards from the neighbouring [[Wansdyke (district)|Wansdyke]] district, encompassing about 7,000 voters. This change was considered slightly beneficial to the Conservatives. Nevertheless, Foster more than doubled his majority, and increased it again in 2001, although 2005 saw a fall. Bath is one of only two UK Parliament constituencies to be completely within another constituency. Bath is entirely surrounded by wards in the [[North East Somerset]] constituency. The other completely enclosed constituency, [[York Central]], is entirely within [[York Outer]]. ==Members of Parliament== The current [[Member of Parliament]] is [[Donald Foster (politician)|Don Foster]] of the [[Liberal Democrats (UK)|Liberal Democrats]], who was elected in the [[UK general election, 1992|1992 general election]]. He famously succeeded [[Chris Patten]], the then [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative Party]] [[chairman]]. Patten's party had held the seat for several decades, fending off close calls and challenges by Labour, the SDP and the Liberal Democrats since before the 1960s. [[William Pitt the Elder]] was briefly [[Prime Minister of the United Kingdom|Prime Minister]] from 30 July 1766 while a Bath MP. However on 4 August 1766 he was given a peerage, the [[Earl of Chatham]], so that he could also be [[Lord Privy Seal]], and ceased to be an MP. ===MPs 1295-1640=== *''Constituency created'' (1295) * 1604-1611: [[William Shenstone (MP)|William Shenstone]] * 1604-1611: [[Christopher Stone (MP)|Christopher Stone]] * 1614: [[James Ley, 1st Earl of Marlborough|Sir James Ley]] * 1614: [[Nicholas Hyde]] * 1621-1622: [[Robert Phelips|Sir Robert Phelips]] * 1621-1622: [[Robert Pye (elder)|Sir Robert Pye]] * 1625: [[Ralph Hopton, 1st Baron Hopton|Ralph Hopton]] * 1628-1629: [[Sir Walter Long, 1st Baronet|Sir Walter Long]] {{Expand list|date=August 2008}} ===MPs 1640-1918=== {| class="wikitable" |- !Year!!!!First member<ref name="rayment">{{rayment-hc|b|1}}</ref>!!First party!!!!Second member<ref name="rayment"/>!!Second party |- |[[Long Parliament|November 1640]] |style="background-color: {{Cavalier/meta/color}}" | |[[William Bassett (Member of the Long Parliament)|William Bassett]]||[[Cavaliers|Royalist]] |rowspan="3" style="background-color: {{Roundhead/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="3"|[[Alexander Popham]]||rowspan="3"|[[Roundheads|Parliamentarian]] |- |February 1642 |colspan="3"|''Bassett disabled from sitting - seat vacant'' |- |1645 |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |[[James Ashe]]|| |- |1653 |colspan="6"|''Bath was unrepresented in the [[Barebones Parliament]]'' |- |[[First Protectorate Parliament|1654]] |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |[[Alexander Popham]] <ref>Popham was also elected for Wiltshire</ref>||<!-- party --> |rowspan="2" colspan="3"| ''Bath had only one seat in the [[First Protectorate Parliament|First]] and </br>[[Second Protectorate Parliament|Second]] Parliaments of the Protectorate |- |[[Second Protectorate Parliament|1656]] |rowspan="3" style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="3"|[[James Ashe]] ||rowspan="3"|<!-- party --> |- |[[Third Protectorate Parliament|January 1659]] |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |[[John Harrington (MP for Bath)|John Harrington]]||<!-- party --> |- |[[Rump Parliament|May 1659]] |colspan="3"|''One seat vacant'' |- |March 1660 |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[Alexander Popham]] |rowspan="2"| <!-- party --> | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[William Prynne]] | <!-- party --> |- |November 1669 |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[Francis Popham|Sir Francis Popham]] |rowspan="2"| <!-- party --> |- |November 1669 |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[William Bassett (1628-1693)|Sir William Bassett]] |rowspan="2"| <!-- party --> |- | 1675 |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[Sir George Speke, 2nd Baronet|Sir George Speke]] |rowspan="2"| <!-- party --> |- | [[Habeas Corpus Parliament|1679]] | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[Sir Walter Long, 2nd Baronet|Sir Walter Long]] | <!-- party --> |- | 1681 | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[Maurice Berkeley, 3rd Viscount Fitzhardinge|The Viscount Fitzhardinge]] | <!-- party --> |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[William Bassett (1628-1693)|Sir William Bassett]] |rowspan="2"| <!-- party --> |- | 1690 |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[Joseph Langton]] |rowspan="2"| <!-- party --> |- | 1693 |rowspan="4" style="background-color: {{British Whig Party/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="4"| [[William Blathwayt]] |rowspan="4"| [[British Whig Party|Whig]] |- | 1695 | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[Thomas Estcourt|Sir Thomas Estcourt]] | <!-- party --> |- | 1698 | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[Alexander Popham (died 1705)|Alexander Popham]] | <!-- party --> |- | 1707 |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[Samuel Trotman]] |rowspan="2"| <!-- party --> |- | 1710 |rowspan="3" style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="3"| [[John Codrington]] |rowspan="3"| <!-- party --> |- | 1720 | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[Robert Gay]] | <!-- party --> |- | 1722 |rowspan="5" style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="5"| [[George Wade|General George Wade]] <ref>Field Marshal from 1743</ref> |rowspan="5"| <!-- party --> |- | 1727 | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[Robert Gay]] | <!-- party --> |- | 1734 | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[John Codrington]] | <!-- party --> |- | 1741 | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[Philip Bennet (Bath MP)|Philip Bennet]] | <!-- party --> |- | 1747 |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[Robert Henley, 1st Earl of Northington|Robert Henley]] |rowspan="2"| <!-- party --> |- | 1748 |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[John Ligonier, 1st Earl Ligonier|General Sir John Ligonier]] <ref>Created Viscount Ligonier (in the [[Peerage of Ireland]]), December 1757</ref> |rowspan="2"| <!-- party --> |- | 1757 |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{British Whig Party/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham|William Pitt the Elder]] |rowspan="2"| [[British Whig Party|Whig]] |- | 1763 |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[Sir John Sebright, 6th Baronet|Major-General Sir John Sebright]] |rowspan="2"| <!-- party --> |- | 1766 |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[John Smith (died 1775)|John Smith]] |rowspan="2"| <!-- party --> |- | 1774 |rowspan="3" style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="3"| [[Abel Moysey]] |rowspan="3"| <!-- party --> |- | 1775 | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[Sir John Sebright, 6th Baronet|Lieutenant-General Sir John Sebright]] | <!-- party --> |- | 1780 |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[John Pratt, 1st Marquess Camden|Hon. John Jeffreys Pratt]] <ref>Styled Viscount Bayham from May 1786</ref> |rowspan="2"| <!-- party --> |- | 1790 |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[Thomas Thynne, 2nd Marquess of Bath|Viscount Weymouth]] |rowspan="2"| <!-- party --> |- | 1794 |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[Richard Arden, 1st Baron Alvanley|Sir Richard Pepper Arden]] |rowspan="2"| <!-- party --> |- | 1796 |rowspan="5" style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="5"| [[John Thynne, 3rd Baron Carteret|Lord John Thynne]] |rowspan="5"| <!-- party --> |- | 1801 | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[John Palmer (postal innovator)|John Palmer]] | <!-- party --> |- | 1808 | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[Charles Palmer (1777-1851)|Charles Palmer]] | <!-- party --> |- | 1826 | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[George Pratt, 2nd Marquess Camden|Earl of Brecknock]] | <!-- party --> |- | 1830 |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{British Whig Party/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[Charles Palmer (1777-1851)|Charles Palmer]] |rowspan="2"| [[British Whig Party|Whig]] |- | 1832 | style="background-color: {{British Whig Party/meta/color}}" | | [[John Arthur Roebuck]] | [[British Whig Party|Whig]] |- | 1837 | style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Richard Wingfield, 6th Viscount Powerscourt|The Viscount Powerscourt]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] | style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[William Heald Ludlow Bruges]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- | 1841 |rowspan="3" style="background-color: {{British Whig Party/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="3"| [[Adam Haldane-Duncan, 2nd Earl of Camperdown|Viscount Duncan]] |rowspan="3"| [[British Whig Party|Whig]] | style="background-color: {{British Whig Party/meta/color}}" | | [[John Arthur Roebuck]] | [[British Whig Party|Whig]] |- | 1847 | style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury|Lord Ashley]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- | 1851 |rowspan="3" style="background-color: {{British Whig Party/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="3"| [[George Treweeke Scobell]] |rowspan="3"| [[British Whig Party|Whig]] |- | 1852 | style="background-color: {{British Whig Party/meta/color}}" | | [[Thomas Phinn]] | [[British Whig Party|Whig]] |- | 1855 |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{British Whig Party/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="5"| [[William Tite|(Sir) William Tite]] |rowspan="2"| [[British Whig Party|Whig]] |- | 1857 | style="background-color: {{British Whig Party/meta/color}}" | | [[Sir Arthur Elton, 7th Baronet|Sir Arthur Hallam Elton]] | [[British Whig Party|Whig]] |- | 1859 |rowspan="3" style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="3"| [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] | style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Arthur Edwin Way]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- | 1865 | style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[James McGarel-Hogg, 1st Baron Magheramorne|James Macnaghten McGarel-Hogg]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- | 1868 |rowspan="3" style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="3"| [[Donald Dalrymple]] |rowspan="3"| [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |May 1873 | style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[George Cadogan, 5th Earl Cadogan|Viscount Chelsea]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |June 1873 |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[Arthur Egerton, 3rd Earl of Wilton|Viscount Grey de Wilton]] |rowspan="2"| [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |October 1873 |rowspan="3" style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="3"| [[Arthur Hayter, 1st Baron Haversham|(Sir) Arthur Divett Hayter]] |rowspan="3"| [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |February 1874 | style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Nathaniel George Philips Bousfield|Nathaniel Bousfield]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- | 1880 |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="4"| [[Edmond Wodehouse]] |rowspan="2"| [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- | 1885 | style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Robert Stickney Blaine]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- | 1886 |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{Liberal Unionist/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[Liberal Unionist]] | style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Robert Peter Laurie|Colonel Robert Laurie]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- | 1892 | style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Wyndham Murray|Colonel (Sir) Charles Wyndham Murray]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- | 1906 | style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Donald Maclean (British politician)|Donald Maclean]] | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] | style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[George Peabody Gooch]] | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- | 1910 | style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Lord Alexander Thynne]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[Sir Charles Hunter, 3rd Baronet|Sir Charles Hunter]] |rowspan="2"| [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |October 1918 | style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Charles Talbot Foxcroft]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |[[United Kingdom general election, 1918|1918]] |colspan="6"| ''Representation reduced to one Member'' |} ===MPs since 1918=== {| class="wikitable" |- !Election!!!!Member<ref name="rayment"/>!!Party |- |[[United Kingdom general election, 1918|1918]] | style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |[[Charles Talbot Foxcroft]] |[[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |[[United Kingdom general election, 1923|1923]] | style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |[[Frank Raffety]] |[[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |[[United Kingdom general election, 1923|1924]] | style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |[[Charles Talbot Foxcroft]] |[[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |[[Bath by-election, 1929|1929 by-election]] | style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |[[Charles Baillie-Hamilton (Conservative politician)|Hon. Charles Baillie-Hamilton]] |[[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |[[United Kingdom general election, 1931|1931]] | style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |[[Loel Guinness]] |[[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |[[United Kingdom general election, 1945|1945]] | style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |[[James Pitman (politician)|Sir James Pitman]] |[[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |[[United Kingdom general election, 1964|1964]] | style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |[[Edward Brown (UK politician)|Sir Edward Brown]] |[[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |[[United Kingdom general election, 1979|1979]] | style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |[[Chris Patten]] |[[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|1992]] | style="background-color: {{Liberal Democrats (UK)/meta/color}}" | |[[Don Foster (politician)|Don Foster]] |[[Liberal Democrats (UK)|Liberal Democrat]] |- |} ==Elections== ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Bath<ref>[http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/election2010/results/constituency/a18.stm BBC - Election 2010 - Bath]</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Liberal Democrats |candidate = [[Don Foster (politician)|Don Foster]] |votes = 26,651 |percentage = 56.6 |change = +11.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Fabian Richter |votes = 14,768 |percentage = 31.4 |change = −0.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Hattie Ajderian |votes = 3,251 |percentage = 6.9 |change = −7.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Eric Lucas |votes = 1,120 |percentage = 2.4 |change = −3.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Ernie Warrender |votes = 890 |percentage = 1.9 |change = +0.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Christian Party (UK) |candidate = Steve Hewett |votes = 250 |percentage = 0.5 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = A.N.ON |votes = 69 |percentage = 0.1 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = Sean Geddis |votes = 56 |percentage = 0.1 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate |party = All The South Party |candidate = Robert Craig |votes = 31 |percentage = 0.1 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority |votes = 11,883 |percentage = 25.2 |change = +11.7 }} {{Election box turnout |votes = 47,086 |percentage = 71.8 |change = +2.7 }} {{Election box hold with party link |winner = Liberal Democrats |swing = +5.8 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 2000s=== The [[United Kingdom general election, 2005|2005 general election]] saw two more candidates stand than in 2001, both of whom were independent. All parties apart from the Liberal Democrats ran different candidates. {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Bath}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = [[Donald Foster (politician)|Don Foster]] |votes = 20,101 |percentage = 43.9 |change = &minus;6.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Sian Dawson |votes = 15,463 |percentage = 33.7 |change = +4.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Harriet Ajderian |votes = 6,773 |percentage = 14.8 |change = &minus;0.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Eric Lucas |votes = 2,494 |percentage = 5.4 |change = +2.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Richard Crowder |votes = 770 |percentage = 1.7 |change = +0.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = Patrick Cobbe |votes = 177 |percentage = 0.4 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = Graham Walker |votes = 58 |percentage = 0.1 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 4638 |percentage = 10.1 |change = &minus;11.3 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 45,836 |percentage = 68.6 |change = +3.7 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Liberal Democrats (UK) |swing = &minus;5.6 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Bath}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = [[Donald Foster (politician)|Don Foster]] |votes = 23,372 |percentage = 50.5 |change = +2.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Ashley Fox]] |votes = 13,478 |percentage = 29.1 |change = -2.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Marilyn Hawkings |votes = 7,269 |percentage = 15.7 |change = -0.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Michael Boulton |votes = 1,469 |percentage = 3.2 |change = +2.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Andrew Tettenborn |votes = 708 |percentage = 1.5 |change = +0.9 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 9,894 |percentage = 21.4 |change = +4.1 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 64.9 |change = -11.3 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Liberal Democrats (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1997|General Election 1997]]: Bath}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = [[Donald Foster (politician)|Don Foster]] |votes = 26,169 |percentage = 48.5 |change = -0.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Alison McNair |votes = 16,850 |percentage = 31.2 |change = -9.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Tim Bush |votes = 8,828 |percentage = 16.4 |change = +8.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Referendum Party |candidate = Tony Cook |votes = 1,192 |percentage = 2.2 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Richard Scrase |votes = 580 |percentage = 1.1 |change = +0.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Peter Sandell |votes = 315 |percentage = 0.6 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Natural Law Party |candidate = Nicholas Pullen |votes = 55 |percentage = 0.1 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 9,319 |percentage = 17.3 |change = +10.2 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 76.2 |change = -9.3 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Liberal Democrats (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]:Bath<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/ge92index.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=9 April 1992|work=Election 1992|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=6 Dec 2010}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = [[Donald Foster (politician)|Don Foster]] |votes = 25,718 |percentage = 48.9 |change = +6.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Chris Patten]] |votes = 21,950 |percentage = 41.8 |change = -3.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Mrs PR Richards |votes = 4,102 |percentage = 7.8 |change = -2.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = D McCanlis |votes = 433 |percentage = 0.8 |change = -0.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = Mrs MJ Barker |votes = 172 |percentage = 0.3 |change = +0.3 }} {{Election box candidate| |party = [[Anti-Federalist League]] |candidate = [[Alan Sked]] |votes = 117 |percentage = 0.2 |change = +0.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = JAS Rumming |votes = 79 |percentage = 0.2 |change = +0.2 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 3,768 |percentage = 7.2 |change = +4.4 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 52,571 |percentage = 82.4 |change = +2.9 }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Liberal Democrats (UK) |loser = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +4.9 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1980s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1987|General Election 1987]]: Bath}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Chris Patten]] |votes = 23,515 |percentage = 45.4 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Social Democratic Party (UK) |candidate = J. M. Dean |votes = 22,103 |percentage = 42.7 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = J. Smith |votes = 5,507 |percentage = 10.6 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party (UK) |candidate = [[Derek Wall]] |votes = 687 |percentage = 1.3 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 1,412 |percentage = 2.7 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 79.4 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1983|General Election 1983]]: Bath}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Chris Patten]] |votes = 22,544 |percentage = 47.1 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Social Democratic Party (UK) |candidate = J. M. Dean |votes = 17,240 |percentage = 36.0 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = A. J. Pott |votes = 7,259 |percentage = 15.2 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Ecology Party (UK) |candidate = D. Grimes |votes = 441 |percentage = 0.9 |change = }} {{Election box candidate| |party = Progressive Liberal |candidate = R. S. Wandle |votes = 319 |percentage = 0.7 |change = }} {{Election box candidate| |party = [[World Government Party|World Government]] |candidate = Gilbert Young |votes = 67 |percentage = 0.1 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 5,304 |percentage = 11.1 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 74.4 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1970s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1979|General Election 1979]]: Bath}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Chris Patten]] |votes = 23,025 |percentage = 46.4 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Christopher Mayhew]] |votes = 13,913 |percentage = 28.0 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = M. Baber |votes = 11,407 |percentage = 23.0 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Ecology Party (UK) |candidate = D. Grimes |votes = 1,082 |percentage = 2.2 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = National Front (UK) |candidate = T. Mundy |votes = 206 |percentage = 0.4 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 9,112 |percentage = 18.4 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 78.1 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, October 1974|General Election October 1974]]: Bath}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Edward Brown (UK politician)|Edward Brown]] |votes = 18,470 |percentage = 37.7 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Christopher Mayhew]] |votes = 16,348 |percentage = 33.4 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Malcolm Bishop]] |votes = 14,011 |percentage = 28.6 |change = }} {{Election box candidate| |party = [[United Democratic Party (UK)|United Democratic]] |candidate = J. Kemp |votes = 150 |percentage = 0.3 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 2,122 |percentage = 4.3 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 78.6 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, February 1974|General Election February 1974]]: Bath}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Edward Brown (UK politician)|Edward Brown]] |votes = 20,920 |percentage = 40.8 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = P. Downey |votes = 15,738 |percentage = 30.7 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Malcolm Bishop]] |votes = 14,396 |percentage = 27.9 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent Conservative |candidate = H. B. de Laterriere |votes = 204 |percentage = 0.4 |change = }} {{Election box candidate| |party = [[World Government Party|World Government]] |candidate = [[Gilbert Young]] |votes = 118 |percentage = 0.2 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 5,182 |percentage = 10.1 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 83.0 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1970|General Election 1970]]: Bath}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Edward Brown (UK politician)|Edward Brown]] |votes = 22,344 |percentage = 49.0 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[David Wright Young|David Young]] |votes = 16,493 |percentage = 36.1 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = R. H. Crowther |votes = 5,957 |percentage = 13.1 |change = }} {{Election box candidate| |party = [[World Government Party|World Government]] |candidate = [[Gilbert Young]] |votes = 840 |percentage = 1.8 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 5,851 |percentage = 12.8 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 77.1 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1960s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1966|General Election 1966]]: Bath}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Edward Brown (UK politician)|Edward Brown]] |votes = 19,344 |percentage = 43.0 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Fred Moorhouse |votes = 18,544 |percentage = 41.2 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = R. H. Crowther |votes = 7,095 |percentage = 15.8 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 800 |percentage = 1.8 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 80.5 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1964|General Election 1964]]: Bath}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Edward Brown (UK politician)|Edward Brown]] |votes = 22,255 |percentage = 46.5 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Fred Moorhouse |votes = 16,464 |percentage = 34.4 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = Brian Pamplin |votes = 8,795 |percentage = 18.4 |change = }} {{Election box candidate| |party = [[World Government Party|World Government]] |candidate = [[Gilbert Young]] |votes = 318 |percentage = 0.7 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 5,791 |percentage = 12.1 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 84.2 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1940s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1945|General Election 1945]]: Bath<br /> Electorate 59,596, Turnout 77.6%, Voters 46,268 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = James Pitman |votes = 20,196 |percentage = 43.6 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = D Archibald |votes = 18,120 |percentage = 39.2 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = Phillip Hopkins |votes = 7,952 |percentage = 17.2 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 2,076 |percentage = 4.5 |change = }} {{Election box end}} ==See also== *[[List of Parliamentary constituencies in Avon]] ==Notes and references== {{Reflist}} ==Sources== *{{cite web|url=http://www.somerset.gov.uk/archives/ASH/Parlrep.htm|title=Parliamentary representation|work=Aspects of Somerset History|accessdate=26 April 2005}} *{{cite web|url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/vote2005/flash_map/html/map01.stm|title=Bath|work=2001 election results|accessdate=26 April 2005}} *{{cite web|url=http://politics.guardian.co.uk/hoc/constituency/history/0,9571,-694,00.html|title=Bath election history|work=Guardian Unlimited Politics|accessdate=26 April 2005}} *{{cite web|url=http://www.statistics.gov.uk/pbc/review_areas/Bath.asp|title=Boundary Commission for England - Bath|work=Boundary changes|accessdate=3 July 2005 |archiveurl = http://web.archive.org/web/20050312083523/http://www.statistics.gov.uk/pbc/review_areas/Bath.asp <!-- Bot retrieved archive --> |archivedate = 12 March 2005}} *{{cite web|url=http://www.election.demon.co.uk/prereform.html|title=Constituencies in the unreformed House|work=Constituency start dates|accessdate=3 July 2005}} * ''The BBC/ITN Guide to the New Parliamentary Constituencies'' (Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services, 1983) *Robert Beatson, ''A Chronological Register of Both Houses of Parliament'' (London: Longman, Hurst, Res & Orme, 1807) [http://books.google.com/books?vid=024wW9LmFc5kXY0FI2&id=Gh2wKY2rkDUC&printsec=toc&dq=Return+of+Members+of+Parliament&as_brr=1&sig=SK5GVtGLfWQ9ovZDbyZObAyIO5I#PPP9,M1] *D Brunton & D H Pennington, ''Members of the Long Parliament'' (London: George Allen & Unwin, 1954) *''Cobbett's Parliamentary history of England, from the Norman Conquest in 1066 to the year 1803'' (London: Thomas Hansard, 1808) [http://www2.odl.ox.ac.uk/gsdl/cgi-bin/library?e=p-000-00---0modhis06--00-0-0-0prompt-10---4------0-1l--1-en-50---20-about---00001-001-1-1isoZz-8859Zz-1-0&a=d&cl=CL1] *''The Constitutional Year Book for 1913'' (London: National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations, 1913) *F W S Craig, ''British Parliamentary Election Results 1832-1885'' (2nd edition, Aldershot: Parliamentary Research Services, 1989) * F W S Craig, ''British Parliamentary Election Results 1918-1949'' (Glasgow: Political Reference Publications, 1969) * Lewis Namier & John Brooke, ''The History of Parliament: The House of Commons 1754-1790'' (London: HMSO, 1964) * T H B Oldfield, ''The Representative History of Great Britain and Ireland'' (London: Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, 1816) * Henry Pelling, ''Social Geography of British Elections 1885-1910'' (London: Macmillan, 1967) * J Holladay Philbin, ''Parliamentary Representation 1832 - England and Wales'' (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1965) * Edward Porritt and Annie G Porritt, ''The Unreformed House of Commons'' (Cambridge University Press, 1903) * Colin Rallings & Michael Thrasher (eds), ''Media Guide to the New Parliamentary Constituencies'' (London: BBC/ITN/PA News/Sky, 1995) * Robert Walcott, ''English Politics in the Early Eighteenth Century'' (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1956) * Robert Waller, ''The [[Almanac of British Politics]]'' (1st edition, London: Croom Helm, 1983) * Frederic A Youngs, jr, ''Guide to the Local Administrative Units of England, Vol I'' (London: [[Royal Historical Society]], 1979) ==External links== *[http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/vote2005/html/33.stm BBC profile of Bath constituency] {{s-start}} {{s-par|uk}} {{s-bef|before=vacant. Last was [[Buckingham (UK Parliament constituency)|Buckingham]] in 1765}} {{s-ttl|title=Constituency represented by the Prime Minister|years=1766}} {{s-aft|after=vacant. Next was [[Banbury (UK Parliament constituency)|Banbury]] in 1770}} {{end}} {{Constituencies in South West England}} {{coord|51.3809|-2.3603|display=title}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Bath (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in Somerset]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1295]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies represented by a sitting Prime Minister]] [[Category:Politics of Bath, Somerset]] [[Category:Geography of Bath, Somerset]] [[ar:باث (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[pl:Okręg wyborczy Bath]] [[zh:巴斯 (英國國會選區)]]
Batley and Spen (UK Parliament constituency) Batley and Spen {{coord|53.717|-1.635|display=title|region:GB_scale:200000}} {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Batley and Spen |parliament = uk |map1 = BatleySpen2007 |map2 = EnglandWestYorkshire |map_entity = West Yorkshire |map_year = |year = 1983 |abolished = |type = County |elects_howmany = One |previous = |next = |electorate = 77,472 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Mike Wood (MP)|Mike Wood]] |party = Labour Party (UK) |region = England |county = West Yorkshire |european = Yorkshire and the Humber |towns = [[Batley]], [[Cleckheaton]], [[Birstall, West Yorkshire|Birstall]], [[Birkenshaw, West Yorkshire|Birkenshaw]] }} '''Batley and Spen''' is a [[constituency]] represented in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) by the [[first past the post]] system of election. It is a marginal seat between Labour and the Conservatives. == Boundaries == The constituency was created in 1983 from parts of the seats of [[Batley and Morley (UK Parliament constituency)|Batley and Morley]], [[Brighouse and Spenborough (UK Parliament constituency)|Brighouse and Spenborough]] & [[Dewsbury (UK Parliament constituency)|Dewsbury]]. This [[West Yorkshire]] constituency covers [[Batley]], [[Birkenshaw, West Yorkshire|Birkenshaw]], [[Birstall, West Yorkshire|Birstall]], [[Cleckheaton]], East Brierley, [[Gomersal]], Hunsworth, and [[Liversedge]]. Traditionally Batley has been inclined to vote Labour, while the other settlements have been more inclined to vote Conservative. The exception is Cleckheaton which has returned Liberal Democrat members for the local council. The seat swung in Labour's favour in the elections of 1997, 2001 and 2005 though the Conservatives reduced the Labour majority in 2010 with a swing below the national average. For the purposes of the 2010 general election, a neighbouring town, [[Heckmondwike]] was added to the constituency. Heckmondwike, also considered to be part of the [[River Spen|Spen]] Valley (although it was never included in the former [[Spenborough]] Urban district) is a ward that is typically a Labour/[[British National Party]]<ref>[http://www.kirklees.gov.uk/you-kmc/kmc-howcouncilworks/votingandelections/election04/Results.asp?Chosen=2007&ward=16 Kirklees Election Results 2007]</ref> stronghold, especially in the local elections. The BNP's representation in the town was cut in half due to a broad-based community campaign by Labour at the 2008 council elections which saw the sitting BNP councillor defeated. The population in the district is diverse. Cleckheaton and many of the villages in the Spen Valley have few residents from non-white heritage backgrounds, while Batley has a sizeable number residents with South Asian backgrounds, namely [[Pakistani people|Pakistani]] (9.2%) and Indian ([[Gujarati people|Gujarati]]) (15.9%). Heckmondwike also has a sizeable South Asian community with 16.9% residents having Pakistani heritage.<ref>[http://www.kirklees.gov.uk/community/statistics/census2001by-town/census2001-by-town.shtml Kirklees Census 2001]</ref> The seat did not exist in its present form prior to 1983. It has seen not insignificant boundary changes during that time - most notably those changes that took effect for the 1997 General Election. == Members of Parliament == {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member <ref>{{Rayment-hc|b|1}}</ref> !Party |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1983|1983]] | [[Elizabeth Peacock]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1997|1997]] | [[Mike Wood (MP)|Mike Wood]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |} == Elections == ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Batley and Spen<ref>{{cite web|url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/election2010/results/constituency/a19.stm|title=UK > England > Yorkshire & the Humber > Batley & Spen|date=7 May 2010|work=Census 2010|publisher=BBC|accessdate=12 May 2010}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Mike Wood (MP)|Mike Wood]] |votes = 21,565 |percentage = 41.5 |change = &minus;3.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Janice Small |votes = 17,159 |percentage = 33.0 |change = +1.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Neil Bentley |votes = 8,925 |percentage = 17.2 |change = +1.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = David Exley |votes = 3,685 |percentage = 7.1 |change = +1.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Matt Blakeley |votes = 605 |percentage = 1.2 |change = &minus;0.5 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 4,406 |percentage = 8.5 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 51,939 |percentage = 67.7 |change = +6.9 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 2000s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Batley and Spen }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Mike Wood (politician)|Mike Wood]] |votes = 17,974 |percentage = 45.8 |change = &minus;4.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Robert Light |votes = 12,186 |percentage = 31.1 |change = &minus;5.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Neil Bentley |votes = 5,731 |percentage = 14.6 |change = +4.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Colin Auty |votes = 2,668 |percentage = 6.8 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Clive Lord |votes = 649 |percentage = 1.7 |change = +0.2 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 5,788 |percentage = 14.8 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 39,208 |percentage = 62.3 |change = +1.8 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Batley and Spen }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Mike Wood (politician)|Mike Wood]] |votes = 19,224 |percentage = 49.9 |change = +0.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Elizabeth Peacock]] |votes = 14,160 |percentage = 36.7 |change = +0.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Kathryn Pinnock |votes = 3,989 |percentage = 10.3 |change = +1.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Clive Lord |votes = 595 |percentage = 1.5 |change = +0.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Allen Burton |votes = 574 |percentage = 1.5 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 5,064 |percentage = 13.2 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 38,542 |percentage = 60.5 |change = &minus;12.6 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]:Batley and Spen<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/ge92index.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=9 April 1992|work=Election 1992|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=6 Dec 2010}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Elizabeth Peacock]] |votes = 27,629 |percentage = 45.4 |change = +2.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Mrs EA Durkin |votes = 26,221 |percentage = 43.1 |change = +2.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = GJ Beever |votes = 6,380 |percentage = 10.5 |change = -3.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = CR Lord |votes = 628 |percentage = 1.0 |change = +1.0 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 1,408 |percentage = 2.3 |change = 0.0 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 60,858 |percentage = 79.7 |change = +0.7 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = 0.0 }} {{Election box end}} == See also == * [[List of Parliamentary constituencies in West Yorkshire]] ==Notes and references== {{reflist}} {{Constituencies in Yorkshire and the Humber}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Batley And Spen (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in Yorkshire and the Humber]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1983]] [[Category:Politics of Kirklees]] {{UK-constituency-stub}} [[ar:باتلي وسبين (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[zh:巴特利和斯彭 (英國國會選區)]]
Battersea (UK Parliament constituency) Battersea {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Battersea |parliament = uk |map1 = Battersea2007 |map2 = |map_entity = [[Greater London]] |map_year = |year = 1983 |abolished = |type = Borough |elects_howmany = |previous = [[Battersea North (UK Parliament constituency)|Battersea North]] and [[Battersea South (UK Parliament constituency)|Battersea South]] |next = |electorate = 73,028 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Jane Ellison]] |party = Conservative Party (UK) |region = England |county = [[Greater London]] |european = London |year2 = 1885 |abolished2 = 1918 |type2 = Borough |previous2 = [[East Surrey (UK Parliament constituency)|East Surrey]] |next2 = [[Battersea North (UK Parliament constituency)|Battersea North]] and [[Battersea South (UK Parliament constituency)|Battersea South]] |elects_howmany = One |elects_howmany2 = One }} '''Battersea''' is a [[United Kingdom constituencies|parliamentary constituency]] located in [[Battersea]] in the [[London Borough of Wandsworth]]. It is represented in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]], to which it elects one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) by the [[first-past-the-post]] voting system. == Boundaries == [[Image:Battersea1885.png|right|thumb|300px|Battersea in the Metropolitan Board of Works area, showing boundaries used from 1885 to 1918.]] The [[Redistribution of Seats Act 1885]] provided that the constituency was to consist of- *"No. 2 Ward of Battersea Parish, *No. 3 Ward of Battersea Parish, and *So much of No. 4 Ward of Battersea Parish as lies to the north of a line drawn along the centre of Battersea Rise, and to the west of a line drawn along the centre of the St. John's Road." <ref>Redistribution of Seats Act 1885, Sixth Schedule</ref> Battersea is an unusually-shaped constituency due to it following the Thames as it snakes into and out of central London, covering the north-eastern third of the [[London Borough of Wandsworth]]. It takes in all of the district of Battersea including the park and riverside, and stretches out eastwards to include [[Nine Elms]] and Queenstown; and westwards to include most of [[Wandsworth]] town, including the riverside, the Town Hall and East Hill in [[Fairfield (Wandsworth ward)|Fairfield ward]]. But Battersea also stretches south between [[Wandsworth Common]] and [[Clapham Common]] to include [[Balham, London|Balham]] ward, which is actually only the eastern end of Balham (the rest being in [[Tooting (UK Parliament constituency)|Tooting]]). It is no longer the safe Labour seat it used to be as the area had a considerable influx of young professionals, or [[yuppies]], in the mid 1980's which swung it towards the Conservatives. It returned to Labour in 1997, but had a reduced majority for Labour in 2005, and was regained by the Tories in 2010. It is bordered by the constituencies of- * [[Putney (UK Parliament constituency)|Putney]] * [[Tooting (UK Parliament constituency)|Tooting]] * [[Hammersmith and Fulham (UK Parliament constituency)|Hammersmith & Fulham]] * [[Kensington and Chelsea (UK Parliament constituency)|Kensington & Chelsea]] * [[Cities of London and Westminster (UK Parliament constituency)|Cities of London & Westminster]] * [[Vauxhall (UK Parliament constituency)|Vauxhall]] * [[Streatham (UK Parliament constituency)|Streatham]] ===Boundary review=== Following their review of parliamentary representation in [[South London]] the [[Boundary Commission for England]] has created a modified Battersea constituency from the following electoral wards: *Balham, Fairfield, Latchmere, Northcote, Queenstown, St Mary’s Park, Shaftesbury. == History == Battersea constituency was originally created in 1885. From 1892 to 1918 the seat was held by trade union leader [[John Burns]], who would serve in the Liberal cabinets of [[Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman]] and [[Herbert Asquith]] from 1905 until 1914. The constituency was split in 1918 into two constituencies, [[Battersea North (UK Parliament constituency)|Battersea North]] and [[Battersea South (UK Parliament constituency)|Battersea South]]. The two constituencies were rejoined in 1983, although some areas of Battersea South became part of the adjoining [[Tooting (UK Parliament constituency)|Tooting]] constituency. [[Alf Dubs, Baron Dubs|Alf Dubs]], who had previously been MP for Battersea South, won the constituency for the Labour Party in 1983 and the Conservative candidate [[John Bowis]] won in 1987 and 1992. [[Martin Linton]] won it back for the Labour Party in 1997 and held the seat until 2010. In the 2005 election, Linton's majority was reduced resulting in him having the fourth smallest Labour majority in the country at the time. ===Trivia=== In 2001, the candidate T.E Barber used the candidate description "No fruit out of context party", and advocated the end of, amongst other crimes against food, pineapples on pizza. ([http://www.election.demon.co.uk/1997LB.html David Boothroyd]) In the book "Things Can Only Get Better: Eighteen Miserable Years in the Life of a Labour Supporter," [[John O'Farrell]] describes his experiences of being the secretary of the Battersea Labour party, during which time Labour o=lost every election they participated in, and eventually lost the MP, [[Alf Dubs, Baron Dubs|Alf Dubs]]. The old Battersea North seat is one of only two seats in London to have had a [[Communist Party of Great Britain|Communist]] MP [[Shapurji Saklatvala]] represented the area from 1922 to 1929. A wealthy aristocratic Indian he was not only one of the first Communists ever elected to the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] but also only the third from an ethnic-minority background. At first, Saklatvala had local Labour party support but then stood as a Communist in 1924 with local Labour party backing. However, the national party stepped in to ensure in 1929 that an official Labour candidate stood against him. The Battersea Labour Club had a notice on its notice board up until the 1980s banning Communists from admission to the club. == Members of Parliament == {| border=1 cellpadding=5 cellspacing=0 |- bgcolor="CCCCCC" ! Parliament ! Years ! colspan="2" | Member <ref name="rayment">{{Rayment-hc|b|1}}</ref> ! Party |- | bgcolor="CCCCCC" | [[United Kingdom general election, 1885|22nd]] | 1885-1886 | rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | &nbsp; &nbsp; | rowspan="2" | [[Octavius Vaughan Morgan]] | rowspan="2" | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- | bgcolor="CCCCCC" | [[United Kingdom general election, 1886|23rd]] | 1886-1892 |- | bgcolor="CCCCCC" | [[United Kingdom general election, 1892|24th]] | 1892-1895 | rowspan="6" style="background-color: {{Liberal-Labour (UK)/meta/color}}" | &nbsp; &nbsp; | rowspan="6" | [[John Burns]] | rowspan="6" | [[Liberal-Labour (UK)|Liberal-Labour]] |- | bgcolor="CCCCCC" | [[United Kingdom general election, 1895|25th]] | 1895-1900 |- | bgcolor="CCCCCC" | [[United Kingdom general election, 1900|26th]] | 1900-1906 |- | bgcolor="CCCCCC" | [[United Kingdom general election, 1906|27th]] | 1906-1910 |- | bgcolor="CCCCCC" | [[United Kingdom general election, January 1910|28th]] | 1910 |- | bgcolor="CCCCCC" | [[United Kingdom general election, December 1910|29th]] | 1910-1918 |- | colspan="5" align="center" | ''see [[Battersea North (UK Parliament constituency)|Battersea North]] and [[Battersea South (UK Parliament constituency)|Battersea South]] for 1918-1983'' |- | bgcolor="CCCCCC" | [[United Kingdom general election, 1983|48th]] | 1983-1987 | rowspan="1" style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | &nbsp; &nbsp; | rowspan="1" | [[Alf Dubs, Baron Dubs|Alf Dubs]] | rowspan="1" | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- | bgcolor="CCCCCC" | [[United Kingdom general election, 1987|49th]] | 1987-1992 | rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | &nbsp; &nbsp; | rowspan="2" | [[John Bowis]] | rowspan="2" | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- | bgcolor="CCCCCC" | [[United Kingdom general election, 1992|50th]] | 1992-1997 |- | bgcolor="CCCCCC" | [[United Kingdom general election, 1997|51st]] | 1997-2001 | rowspan="3" style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | &nbsp; &nbsp; | rowspan="3" | [[Martin Linton]] | rowspan="3" | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- | bgcolor="CCCCCC" | [[United Kingdom general election, 2001|52nd]] | 2001-2005 |- | bgcolor="CCCCCC" | [[United Kingdom general election, 2005|53rd]] | 2005-2010 |- | bgcolor="CCCCCC" | [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|54th]] | 2010- | rowspan="1" style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | &nbsp; &nbsp; | rowspan="1" | [[Jane Ellison]] | rowspan="1" | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |} == Elections == ===Elections in the 2000s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Battersea}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Jane Ellison]] |votes = 23,103 |percentage = 47.3 |change = +7.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Martin Linton]] |votes = 17,126 |percentage = 35.1 |change = -4.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Layla Moran |votes = 7,176 |percentage = 14.7 |change = -0.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party (UK) |candidate = Guy Evans |votes = 559 |percentage = 1.1 |change = -3.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Christopher MacDonald |votes = 505 |percentage = 1.0 |change = +0.2 }} {{Election box candidate| |party = Hugh Salmon for Battersea Party |candidate = Hugh Salmon |votes = 168 |percentage = 0.3 |change = +0.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = Tom Fox |votes = 155 |percentage = 0.3 |change = +0.3 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 5,977 |percentage = 12.2 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 48,792 |percentage = 65.7 |change = +6.5 }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |loser = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +6.5 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Battersea}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Martin Linton]] |votes = 16,569 |percentage = 40.4 |change = -9.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Dominic Schofield |votes = 16,406 |percentage = 40.0 |change = +3.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Norsheen Bhatti |votes = 6,006 |percentage = 14.6 |change = +2.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Hugo Charlton |votes = 1,735 |percentage = 4.2 |change = +4.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Terry Jones |votes = 333 |percentage = 0.8 |change = +0.8 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 163 |percentage = 0.4 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 41,049 |percentage = 59.0 |change = +4.5 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner =Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Battersea}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Martin Linton]] |votes = 18,498 |percentage = 50.3 |change = -0.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Lucy Shersby |votes = 13,445 |percentage = 36.5 |change = -2.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Siobhan Vitelli |votes = 4,450 |percentage = 12.1 |change = +4.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = Thomas Barber |votes = 411 |percentage = 1.1 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 5,053 |percentage = 13.7 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 36,804 |percentage = 54.5 |change = -16.3 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1997|General Election 1997]]: Battersea}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Martin Linton]] |votes = 24,047 |percentage = 50.74 |change = +9.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[John Bowis]] |votes = 18,687 |percentage = 39.43 |change = −11.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Paula Keaveney |votes = 3,482 |percentage = 7.35 |change = +0.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Referendum Party |candidate = M. Slater |votes = 804 |percentage = 1.70 |change = +1.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = A. Banks |votes = 250 |percentage = 0.53 |change = +0.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Vote For Yourself Rainbow Dream Ticket |candidate = J. Marshall |votes = 127 |percentage = 0.3 |change = +0.3 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 5,360 |percentage = 11.31 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 47,397 |percentage = 70.85 |change = −6.1 }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |loser = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +10.20 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]: Battersea}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[John Bowis]] |votes = 26,390 |percentage = 50.48 |change = +6.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Alf Dubs, Baron Dubs|Alf Dubs]] |votes = 21,550 |percentage = 41.22 |change = −1.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = R O'Brien |votes = 3,659 |percentage = 7.00 |change = −4.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = I. Wingrove |votes = 584 |percentage = 1.12 |change = −0.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Natural Law Party |candidate = W. Stevens |votes = 98 |percentage = 0.19 |change = +0.2 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 4,840 |percentage = 9.26 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 52,281 |percentage = 76.64 |change = −5.3 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +3.7 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1980s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1987|General Election 1987]]: Battersea}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[John Bowis]] |votes = 20,945 |percentage = 44.24 |change = +7.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Alf Dubs, Baron Dubs|Alf Dubs]] |votes = 20,088 |percentage = 42.43 |change = −1.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Social Democratic Party (UK) |candidate = D. I. Harries |votes = 5,634 |percentage = 11.90 |change = −5.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party (UK) |candidate = S. G. Willington |votes = 559 |percentage = 1.18 |change = +0.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Workers Revolutionary Party (UK) |candidate = A. B. Bell |votes = 116 |percentage = 0.25 |change = +0.3 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 857 |percentage = 1.81 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 47,342 |percentage = 70.68 |change = +4.3 }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |loser = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +4.6 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1983|General Election 1983]]: Battersea}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Alf Dubs, Baron Dubs|Alf Dubs]] |votes = 19,248 |percentage = 43.8 |change = −6.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Rupert Allason]] |votes = 15,972 |percentage = 36.4 |change = −2.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Social Democratic Party (UK) |candidate = M. Harris |votes = 7,675 |percentage = 17.5 |change = +9.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = National Front (UK) |candidate = M. J. Salt |votes = 539 |percentage = 1.2 |change = −1.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Ecology Party |candidate = S. G. Willington |votes = 377 |percentage = 0.9 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate| |party = [[Campaign for Black & White Unity]] |candidate = T. Jackson |votes = 86 |percentage = 0.2 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Communist Party of Great Britain |candidate = K. Purie-Harwell |votes = 22 |percentage = 0.1 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 3,276 |percentage = 7.5 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 43,919 |percentage = 66.6 |change = −3.1 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = −2.0 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1970s=== ====1979 Prediction for Battersea boundaries==== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1979|General Election 1979]]: Battersea}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = |votes = 14,909 |percentage = 50.2 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = |votes = 11,505 |percentage = 38.8 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = |votes = 2,412 |percentage = 8.1 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = National Front (UK) |candidate = |votes = 667 |percentage = 2.2 |change = }} {{Election box candidate| |party = [[International Leninist Workers Party|Workers Party]] |candidate = |votes = 104 |percentage = 0.4 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Workers Revolutionary Party (UK) |candidate = |votes = 47 |percentage = 0.2 |change = }} {{Election box candidate| |party = Community Party |candidate = |votes = 30 |percentage = 0.1 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 3,404 |percentage = 11.5 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 29,674 |percentage = 69.7 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} == See also == * [[List of Parliamentary constituencies in Greater London]] ==References== {{reflist}} {{Constituencies in London}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Battersea (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Politics of Wandsworth]] [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in London]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1885]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies disestablished in 1918]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1983]] [[ar:باترسي (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[cy:Battersea (etholaeth seneddol)]] [[pl:Okręg wyborczy Battersea]] [[zh:巴特西 (英國國會選區)]]
Beaconsfield (UK Parliament constituency) Beaconsfield {{coord|51.610|-0.645|display=title|region:GB_scale:20000}} {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Beaconsfield |parliament = uk |map1 = Beaconsfield2007 |map2 = |map_entity = |map_year = |year = 1974 |abolished = |type = County |previous = [[South Buckinghamshire (UK Parliament constituency)|South Buckinghamshire]] |next = |electorate = 75,320 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Dominic Grieve]] |party = Conservative Party (UK) |region = England |county = [[Buckinghamshire]] |european = South East England |towns = [[Beaconsfield]], [[Marlow, Buckinghamshire|Marlow]] |elects_howmany = One }} '''Beaconsfield''' is a [[county constituency]] represented in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) by the [[first past the post]] system of election. It is among the safest of Conservative seats. In the [[Beaconsfield by-election, 1982]] caused by the death of [[Ronald Bell (UK politician)|Sir Ronald Bell]], the losing (third-placed) [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] candidate was [[Tony Blair]]. [[Tim Smith (UK politician)|Tim Smith]] thus remains the last person to date to have beaten Blair in an election. [[Paul Tyler]] was in second place; he later became an MP for [[North Cornwall (UK Parliament constituency)|North Cornwall]], meaning that, most unusually, the three main-party candidates subsequently served in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] at the same time. ==Boundaries== The constituency was created in 1974, mostly from the former seat of [[South Buckinghamshire (UK Parliament constituency)|South Buckinghamshire]]. It consists of all civil parishes in the [[South Bucks]] district; the parishes of [[Hedsor]], [[Little Marlow]], [[Marlow, Buckinghamshire|Marlow]], and [[Wooburn and Bourne End]] in the [[Wycombe]] district; and the [[Flackwell Heath]] part of the parish of [[Chepping Wycombe]] in the [[Wycombe]] district. ===Boundary review=== Following their review of parliamentary representation in [[Buckinghamshire]], the [[Boundary Commission for England]] made minor changes to the existing Beaconsfield constituency prior to the [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|2010 General Election]]. The electoral wards used in the redrawn seat are: *The entire South Bucks district; *Flackwell Heath and Little Marlow, Hedsor-cum-[[Bourne End, Buckinghamshire|Bourne End]], and [[Wooburn|The Wooburns]], in the Wycombe district; *[[Marlow, Buckinghamshire|Marlow]] North and West, and Marlow South East in the Wycombe district, previously in the [[Wycombe (UK Parliament constituency)|Wycombe]] constituency. ==History== Dominic Grieve's win for the Conservatives in 2010, with a remarkable 61.1% of the vote, was the second highest vote share polled by that party in the entire election after William Hague in [[Richmond, North Yorkshire (UK Parliament constituency)|Richmond (Yorks)]]. ==Members of Parliament== {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member<ref>{{rayment-hc|b|1}}</ref>!!Party |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, February 1974|Feb 1974]] |Sir [[Ronald Bell (UK politician)|Ronald Bell]] |[[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Beaconsfield by-election, 1982|1982 by-election]] |[[Tim Smith (UK politician)|Tim Smith]] |[[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1997|1997]] |[[Dominic Grieve]] |[[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |} == Elections == ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Beaconsfield<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.yournextmp.com/seats/beaconsfield |title=Beaconsfield |publisher=YourNextMP |accessdate=19 March 2010 }}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Dominic Grieve]] |votes = 32,053 |percentage = 61.1 |change = +7.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats |candidate = John Edwards |votes = 10,271 |percentage = 19.6 |change = -2.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Jeremy Miles |votes = 6,135 |percentage = 11.7 |change = -7.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Delphine Gray-Fisk |votes = 2,597 |percentage = 4.9 |change = +0.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Jem Bailey |votes = 768 |percentage = 1.5 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = Quentin Baron |votes = 191 |percentage = 0.4 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 21,782 |percentage = 41.5 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 52,490 |percentage = 70.0 |change = +6.8 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +4.7 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 2000s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Beaconsfield }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Dominic Grieve]] |votes = 24,126 |percentage = 55.4 |change = +2.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Peter Chapman |votes = 8,873 |percentage = 20.4 |change = &minus;1.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Alex Sobel |votes = 8,422 |percentage = 19.4 |change = &minus;2.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = John Fagan |votes = 2,102 |percentage = 4.8 |change = +0.9 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 15,253 |percentage = 35.0 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 43,523 |percentage = 63.9 |change = +3.1 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +1.9 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Beaconsfield }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Dominic Grieve]] |votes = 22,233 |percentage = 52.8 |change = +3.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Stephen Lathrope |votes = 9,168 |percentage = 21.8 |change = +1.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = [[Stephen Lloyd]] |votes = 9,117 |percentage = 21.6 |change = +0.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Andrew Moffatt |votes = 1,626 |percentage = 3.9 |change = +3.0 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 13,065 |percentage = 31.0 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 42,144 |percentage = 60.8 |change = -12.0 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1997|General Election 1997]]: Beaconsfield }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Dominic Grieve]] |votes = 24,709 |percentage = 49.2 |change = &minus;14.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = P. Mapp |votes = 10,722 |percentage = 21.4 |change = +2.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = A. Hudson |votes = 10,063 |percentage = 20.1 |change = +6.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Referendum Party |candidate = H. Lloyd |votes = 2,197 |percentage = 4.4 |change = N/A }} {{Election box candidate| |party = Independent Conservative |candidate = C. Story |votes = 1,434 |percentage = 2.9 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = C. Cooke |votes = 451 |percentage = 0.9 |change = N/A }} {{Election box candidate| |party = Pro Life |candidate = G. Duval |votes = 286 |percentage = 0.6 |change = N/A }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Natural Law Party |candidate = T. Dyball |votes = 193 |percentage = 0.4 |change = +0.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = R. Matthews |votes = 146 |percentage = 0.3 |change = N/A }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 13,987 |percentage = 27.9 |change = &minus;16.7 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 72.8 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = &minus;8.2 }} {{Election box end}} "{{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]:Beaconsfield<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/ge92index.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=9 April 1992|work=Election 1992|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=6 Dec 2010}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Tim Smith (UK politician)|Tim Smith]] |votes = 33,817 |percentage = 64.0 |change = -2.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Ms. PA Purse |votes = 10,220 |percentage = 19.3 |change = -4.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = DG Smith |votes = 7,163 |percentage = 13.5 |change = +3.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent Conservative |candidate = WF Foulds |votes = 1,317 |percentage = 2.5 |change = +2.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Natural Law Party |candidate = APO Foss |votes = 196 |percentage = 0.4 |change = +0.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = Ms. J Martin |votes = 166 |percentage = 0.3 |change = +0.3 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 23,597 |percentage = 44.6 |change = +2.4 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 52,879 |percentage = 79.0 |change = +4.4 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +1.2 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1980s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1987|General Election 1987]]: Beaconsfield }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Tim Smith (UK politician)|Tim Smith]] |votes = |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = |votes = |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = |votes = |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1983|General Election 1983]]: Beaconsfield }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Tim Smith (UK politician)|Tim Smith]] |votes = |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = |votes = |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = |votes = |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[Beaconsfield by-election, 1982]]}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Tim Smith (UK politician)|Tim Smith]] |votes = 23,049 |percentage = 61.8 |change = +0.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Paul Tyler]] |votes = 9,996 |percentage = 26.8 |change = +8.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Tony Blair]] |votes = 3,886 |percentage = 10.4 |change = &minus;9.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = New Britain Party |candidate = Michael Byrne |votes = 225 |percentage = 0.6 |change = &minus; }} {{Election box candidate| |party = Democratic Monarchist |candidate = [[Bill Boaks]] |votes = 99 |percentage = 0.3 |change = N/A }} {{Election box candidate| |party = Benn in Ten Unless Proportional Representation |candidate = Thomas Keen |votes = 51 |percentage = 0.1 |change = N/A }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 13,053 |percentage = 35.0 |change = &minus;8.2 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 37,306 |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1970s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1979|General Election 1979]]: Beaconsfield }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Ronald Bell (UK politician)|Ronald Bell]] |votes = 31,938 |percentage = 61.7 |change = +13.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = E.L. Glasson |votes = 10,443 |percentage = 20.2 |change = &minus;5.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = P. Meyer |votes = 8,853 |percentage = 17.1 |change = &minus;9.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = National Front (UK) |candidate = J. Noyes |votes = 548 |percentage = 1.1 |change = N/A }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 21,495 |percentage = 41.5 |change = +19.4 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 76.2 |change = +6.0 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ==See also== *[[Beaconsfield by-election, 1982]] *[[List of Parliamentary constituencies in Buckinghamshire]] == Notes and references == {{reflist}} ==Sources== *[http://www.psr.keele.ac.uk/area/uk/edates.htm Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources: UK General Elections since 1832] {{South Bucks}} {{Wycombe}} {{Constituencies in South East England}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Beaconsfield (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in Buckinghamshire]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1974]] [[ar:بيكينزفيلد (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]]
Beckenham (UK Parliament constituency) Beckenham {{refimprove|date=December 2009}} {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Beckenham |parliament = uk |map1 = Beckenham2007 |map2 = |map_entity = Greater London |map_year = 2010 |year = 1950 |abolished = |type = Borough |previous = |next = |electorate = 66,470 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |elects_howmany = One |mp = [[Bob Stewart (British Army officer)|Bob Stewart]] |party = [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |region = England |county = Greater London |european = London }} [[Image:BeckenhamConst.GIF|thumb|290px|New wards and boundaries of the Beckenham Parliament constituency (red) within the London Borough of Bromley (yellow)]] '''Beckenham''' is a [[United Kingdom constituencies|parliamentary constituency]] represented in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) by the [[first past the post]] system of election. ==Constituency profile== The northernmost third of the constituency, around [[Penge]] and [[Crystal Palace, London|Crystal Palace]], can be categorised as being similar in character to neighbouring [[Lewisham]] and North [[Croydon]], having an inner-city feel about it and many ethnic minority residents. This part of the constituency votes strongly for the Liberal Democrats, with Labour also competitive. The remaining two thirds of the constituency consists of leafy [[Bromley]] suburbia, also taking in the town of [[Beckenham]] itself. This area votes 60-70% for the Conservatives and is the reason why the constituency has been safely Conservative even in disastrous years for the party such as 1997 and 2001. The addition, from the [[Bromley and Chislehurst (UK Parliament constituency)|Bromley and Chislehurst]] seat, of Bromley Common and Keston ward, as well as that part of [[Hayes, Bromley|Hayes]] & Coney Hall ward that lay outside the constituency before the boundary review, and the removal of the [[Penge]] and Cator, Clockhouse and Crystal Palace wards, were predicted{{By whom|date=May 2010}} to make Beckenham the safest Conservative seat in the country. ==History== Beckenham has never elected anyone other than a Conservative as its MP in modern times. It is a safe Conservative seat because there is a solid core of Conservative voters in the suburban parts of the constituency and the opposition is somewhat divided between Labour and Lib Dem. Unlike neighbouring [[Orpington (UK Parliament constituency)|Orpington]] constituency, a strong Lib Dem challenge could never succeed by squeezing out Labour votes here because of the presence of so many traditional Labour voters in Penge, which are quite inner-London in character. The closest the Conservatives have ever come to losing this seat was at a [[Beckenham by-election, 1997|by-election in November 1997]], at the height of [[Tony Blair]]'s 'honeymoon period' as Prime Minister, following the resignation of the previous MP [[Piers Merchant]] in a sex scandal. Even then, the former MP for Hastings Jacqui Lait managed to hold on to the seat for the Conservatives by just over 1,000 votes. Between 1957 and 1992 the long-serving MP for Beckenham was [[Philip Goodhart|Sir Philip Goodhart]], who was soon discovered by Mrs Thatcher to be a 'wet' and consequently his career as a junior minister came to a quick end early in her premiership. Goodhart is best known for his book on the workings of the Conservative MPs' 1922 Committee, and for his brother Charles, who was a famous economics professor at [[London School of Economics|LSE]] and sat for some time on the [[Bank of England]]'s monetary policy committee. Before Sir Philip Goodhart, the former Conservative [[Chief Whip]] Patrick Buchan-Hepburn represented Beckenham in Parliament. ==Boundaries== Beckenham constituency covers the north-western part of the [[London Borough of Bromley]]. Since 2010 it is made up of six electoral wards from the borough: *Bromley Common and Keston, Copers Cope, Hayes and Coney Hall, Kelsey and Eden Park, Shortlands, and West Wickham. ===Boundary review=== Following their review of parliamentary representation in [[South London]], the [[Boundary Commission for England]] made revisions to the existing Beckenham constituency. Clock House ward, Crystal Palace ward, and Penge and Cator ward were transferred from Beckenham to help create the new constituency of [[Lewisham West and Penge (UK Parliament constituency)|Lewisham West and Penge]]. Parts of Bromley Common and Keston ward, Hayes and Coney Hall ward, and Shortlands ward were transferred to Beckenham from [[Bromley and Chislehurst (UK Parliament constituency)|Bromley and Chislehurst]]. A small part of Bromley Common and Keston ward was transferred to Beckenham from [[Orpington (UK Parliament constituency)|Orpington]] and a tiny part of Bromley Town ward was transferred from Beckenham to [[Bromley and Chislehurst (UK Parliament constituency)|Bromley and Chislehurst]]. ==Historic boundaries== '''1983-1997''': The London Borough of Bromley wards of Anerley, Clock House, Copers Cope, Eden Park, Kelsey Park, Lawrie Park and Kent House, Penge, and Shortlands. '''1997-2002''': The London Borough of Bromley wards of Anerley, Clock House, Copers Cope, Eden Park, Kelsey Park, Lawrie Park and Kent House, Penge, Shortlands, West Wickham North, and West Wickham South. The local government ward boundaries were then reviewed with effect from May 2002. '''2002-2010''': The London Borough of Bromley wards of Bromley Town (part), Clock House, Copers Cope, Crystal Palace, Hayes and Coney Hall (part), Kelsey and Eden Park, Penge, Shortlands and West Wickham. ==Members of Parliament== {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member <ref name="rayment">{{Rayment-hc|b|1}}</ref> !Party |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1950|1950]] | [[Patrick Buchan-Hepburn]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Beckenham by-election, 1957|1957 by-election]] | Sir [[Philip Goodhart]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1992|1992]] | [[Piers Merchant]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Beckenham by-election, 1997|1997 by-election]] | [[Jacqui Lait]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|2010]] | [[Bob Stewart (British Army officer)|Bob Stewart]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |} ==Election results== ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Beckenham<ref>http://ukpollingreport.co.uk/guide/seat-profiles/beckenham</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Bob Stewart (British Army officer)|Bob Stewart]] |votes = 27,597 |percentage = 57.9 |change = +12 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Stephen Jenkins |votes = 9,813 |percentage = 20.6 |change = +4.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Damien Egan<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.labour.org.uk/ppc/damien_egan/824/ |title=PPC for Beckenham |publisher=Labour |accessdate=19 March 2010 }}</ref> |votes = 6,893 |percentage = 14.5 |change = -4.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Owen Brolly |votes = 1,551 |percentage = 3.3 |change = +0.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Roger Tonks<ref>http://www.londonpatriot.org/londonppcs/</ref> |votes = 1,001 |percentage = 2.1 |change = +2.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Ann Garrett |votes = 608 |percentage = 1.3 |change = +1.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = English Democrats Party |candidate = Dan Eastgate |votes = 223 |percentage = 0.5 |change = +0.5 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 17,784 |percentage = 37.3 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 47,686 |percentage = 72 |change = +6.7 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 2000s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Beckenham}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Jacqui Lait]] |votes = 22,183 |percentage = 45.3 |change = 0.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Liam Curran |votes = 13,782 |percentage = 28.1 |change = –6.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Jef Foulger |votes = 10,862 |percentage = 22.2 |change = +6.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = James Cartwright |votes = 1,301 |percentage = 2.7 |change = +1.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = Roderick Reed |votes = 836 |percentage = 1.7 |change = +1.7 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 8,401 |percentage = 17.2 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 48,964 |percentage = 65.5 |change = +2.9 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner =Conservative Party (UK) |swing =+3.1 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Beckenham}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Jacqui Lait]] |votes = 20,618 |percentage = 45.3 |change = +2.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Richard Watts |votes = 15,659 |percentage = 34.4 |change = +1.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Alexander Feakes |votes = 7,308 |percentage = 16.0 |change = –2.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Karen Moran |votes = 961 |percentage = 2.1 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Christopher Pratt |votes = 782 |percentage = 1.7 |change = +0.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK, 1989) |candidate = Riff Winfield |votes = 234 |percentage = 0.5 |change = –0.8 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 4,959 |percentage = 10.9 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 45,562 |percentage = 62.6 |change = –11.7 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing =+0.9 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[Beckenham by-election, 1997]]}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Jacqui Lait]] |votes = 13,162 |percentage = 41.3 |change = –1.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Robert Hughes |votes = 11,935 |percentage = 37.4 |change = +4.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Rosemary Vetterlein |votes = 5,864 |percentage = 18.4 |change = +0.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK, 1989) |candidate = Phil Rimmer |votes = 330 |percentage = 1.0 |change = –0.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = National Front (UK) |candidate = John McAuley |votes = 267 |percentage = 0.8 |change = +0.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Referendum Party |candidate = Leonard Mead |votes = 237 |percentage = 0.8 |change = –2.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = John Campion |votes = 69 |percentage = 0.2 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Natural Law Party |candidate = John Small |votes = 44 |percentage = 0.1 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 1,227 |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 43.1 |change = –31.5 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = –2.6 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1997|General Election 1997]]: Beckenham}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Piers Merchant]] |votes = 23,084 |percentage = 42.5 |change = -14.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Robert Hughes |votes = 18,131 |percentage = 33.4 |change = +9.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Rosemary Vetterlein |votes = 9,858 |percentage = 18.1 |change = +0.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Referendum Party |candidate = Leonard Mead |votes = 1,663 |percentage = 3.1 |change = N/A }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK, 1989) |candidate = Phil Rimmer |votes = 720 |percentage = 1.3 |change = -0.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = P. Shaw |votes = 506 |percentage = 0.9 |change = N/A }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 4,953 |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 74.6 |change = -3.3 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} "{{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]:Beckenham<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/ge92index.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=9 April 1992|work=Election 1992|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=6 Dec 2010}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Piers Merchant]] |votes = 26,323 |percentage = 56.9 |change = +0.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = KGH Ritchie |votes = 11,038 |percentage = 23.8 |change = +6.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Mrs MC Williams |votes = 8,038 |percentage = 17.4 |change = -8.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = G Williams |votes = 643 |percentage = 1.4 |change = -24.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Natural Law Party |candidate = PJ Shaw |votes = 243 |percentage = 0.5 |change = +0.5 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 15,285 |percentage = 33.0 |change = +2.6 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 46,285 |percentage = 77.8 |change = +4.2 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = -2.7 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1980s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1987|General Election 1987]]: Beckenham}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Philip Goodhart]] |votes = 24,903 |percentage = 56.3 |change = -1.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = C. Darracot |votes = 11,038 |percentage = 23.8 |change = -2.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = K. Ritchie |votes = 8,038 |percentage = 17.4 |change = +1.9 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 13,464 |percentage = 30.4 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 73.6 |change = +3.6 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1983|General Election 1983]]: Beckenham}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Philip Goodhart]] |votes = 23,606 |percentage = 57.4 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = C. Forrest |votes = 10,936 |percentage = 26.6 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = J. Dowd |votes = 6,386 |percentage = 15.5 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = R. Younger |votes = 203 |percentage = 0.5 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 12,670 |percentage = 30.8 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 70.0 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ==See also== * [[List of Parliamentary constituencies in Greater London]] ==References== {{Reflist}} {{Constituencies in London}} {{Coord|51.389|-0.02|type:city_region:GB-BEX|display=title}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Beckenham (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Politics of Bromley]] [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in London]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1950]] [[ar:بيكنهام (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[cy:Beckenham (etholaeth seneddol)]] [[pl:Okręg wyborczy Beckenham]] [[zh:貝肯漢姆 (英國國會選區)]]
Bedford (UK Parliament constituency) Bedford {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Bedford |parliament = uk |map1 = Bedford2007 |map2 = EnglandBedfordshire |map_entity = [[Bedfordshire]] |map_year = |year = 1997 |abolished = |type = County |elects_howmany = One |previous = [[North Bedfordshire (UK Parliament constituency)|North Bedfordshire]] |next = |electorate = 69,019 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Richard Fuller (Politician)|Richard Fuller]] |party = Conservative Party (UK) |region = England |county = [[Bedfordshire]] |european = East of England |towns = [[Bedford]], [[Kempston]] |year2 = 1918 |abolished2 = 1983 |type2 = County |previous2 = |next2 = [[North Bedfordshire (UK Parliament constituency)|North Bedfordshire]] |elects_howmany2 = One |year3 = 1295 |abolished3 = 1918 |type3 = Borough |previous3 = |next3 = |elects_howmany3 = 1295–1885: Two<br />1885–1918: One }} '''Bedford''' is a [[United Kingdom constituencies|parliamentary constituency]] represented in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. The seat was established in its current form in [[United Kingdom general election, 1997|1997]], restoring a centuries old name. It elects one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) by the [[first-past-the-post]] system of election. It is a marginal seat between the [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour Party]] and the [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservatives]]. A two seat representation for the [[parliamentary borough]] of Bedford was originally established in 1295, electing two MPs by the [[Plurality-at-large voting|bloc vote]] system. The [[Redistribution of Seats Act 1885]] reduced it to one seat for the [[United Kingdom general election, 1885|1885 general election]]. The parliamentary borough was abolished in [[United Kingdom general election, 1918|1918]] and replaced with a [[county constituency]] of the same name. The constituency was abolished in boundary changes for the [[United Kingdom general election, 1983|1983 general election]], and restored in 1997. ==Boundaries== The current constituency covers the towns of [[Bedford]] and [[Kempston]] in [[Bedfordshire]]. ===Boundary review=== Following the latest review of parliamentary representation in [[Bedfordshire]], the [[Boundary Commission for England]] made only minor changes to each of the existing constituencies. The Bedford seat is formed from electoral wards entirely within the borough of [[Bedford]]: *[[Brickhill]], [[Castle, Bedford|Castle]], [[Cauldwell, Bedfordshire|Cauldwell]], [[De Parys]], [[Goldington]], [[Harpur]], [[Kempston East]], [[Kempston North]], [[Kempston South]], [[Kingsbrook]], [[Newnham, Bedfordshire|Newnham]], [[Putnoe]], [[Queens Park, Bedford|Queens Park]]. ==History== Bedford was first represented in the [[Model Parliament]] of 1295. The constituency was originally a [[parliamentary borough]] electing two [[Member of Parliament|Members of Parliament]] (MPs) to the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]], and consisted of the five parishes making up the town of [[Bedford]]. Before the [[Great Reform Act|Reform Act of 1832]], the right to vote was exercised by all [[freedom of the city|freemen]] and burgesses of the town (whether or not they lived within the borough boundaries) and by all householders who were not receiving alms. This was a fairly wide franchise for the period, but potentially subject to abuse since the Corporation of the borough had unlimited power to create freemen. The Corporation was usually under the influence of the [[Duke of Bedford|Dukes of Bedford]], but their influence usually fell well short of making Bedford a [[pocket borough]]. In 1768 a majority of the corporation apparently fell out with [[John Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford|the then Duke]], and decided to free the borough from his influence. They elected a [[Huntingdonshire]] squire, [[Sir Robert Bernard, 5th Baronet|Sir Robert Bernard]], as [[Recorder (judge)|Recorder]] of the borough, and made 500 new freemen, mostly Bernard's Huntingdonshire neighbours or tenants. As there were only 540 householders, this gave him the effective power to choose Bedford's MPs; at the next election the defeated candidates petitioned against the result, attempting to establish that so many non-residents should not be allowed to vote, but the Commons dismissed the petition and confirmed the right of all the freemen, however created, to vote. Bernard cemented his control with the creation of hundreds of further freemen in the next few years; at around the same period he lent the Corporation £950, and it is not unreasonable to assume this was payment for services rendered. However, in 1789, the young [[Francis Russell, 5th Duke of Bedford|Duke of Bedford]] managed to regain the Corporation's loyalty, and had 350 of his own retainers made freeman. Even at other periods, the influence of the Dukes of Bedford seems sometimes to have been more nominal than real. In the 1750s and 1760s, before Bernard's intervention, there was generally an amicable agreement that the Duke should nominate one MP and the Corporation (representing the interests of the town) the other; but it seems that on occasion the Duke had to be flexible to retain the semblance of local deference towards him, and that his "nominee" had in reality been imposed upon him. Nor was the outcome invariably successfully predetermined: at the [[United Kingdom general election, 1830|1830 election]] the result was decided by a single vote - the defeated candidate being [[John Russell, 1st Earl Russell|Lord John Russell]], who was not only one of the [[British Whig Party|Whig]] leaders but [[John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford|The Duke of Bedford]]'s son. In 1831, the population of the borough was 6,959, and contained 1,491 houses. This was sufficient for Bedford to retain both its MPs under the [[Great Reform Act]], with its boundaries unaltered. The reformed franchise introduced in 1832 gave the borough 1,572 inhabitants qualified to vote. The town was growing, and Bedford retained its borough status until [[United Kingdom general election, 1918|the 1918 election]], although under the [[Redistribution of Seats Act, 1885]], its representation was reduced to a single member. On the eve of the [[First World War]] its population was just under 40,000, of whom 6,500 could vote. In 1918 the borough was abolished, but town's name was applied to the [[county constituency]] into which it was placed. The new constituency (strictly speaking '''The Bedford division of Bedfordshire''') covered the northern end of the county and included [[Kempston]] and [[Eaton Socon]] together with the surrounding rural area. A boundary change which came into effect at the [[United Kingdom general election, 1950|1950 election]] reduced its size somewhat, part of the [[Bedford Rural District]] including Eaton Socon being transferred to the [[Mid Bedfordshire (UK Parliament constituency)|Mid Bedfordshire]] constituency. In 1983, further boundary changes took Kempston out of the constituency, and its name was changed to [[North Bedfordshire (UK Parliament constituency)|North Bedfordshire]], although it was recognisably still the same constituency and Bedford itself was still much its largest component. The following boundary review, effective from the [[United Kingdom general election, 1997|1997 general election]], restored the Bedford name. In the latest boundary changes, the constituency lost all the rural settlements and villages to the Mid Bedfordshire and North East Bedfordshire constituencies. This means that the Bedford Constituency is now solely formed from the towns of Bedford and Kempston. ==Members of Parliament== ===MPs 1295–1660=== *''Constituency created'' (1295) ====Parliaments of King Edward I==== {| class="wikitable" |- !No.!!Summoned!!Elected!!Assembled!!Dissolved!!1st member!!2nd member |- |[[Model Parliament|29th]] || 30 September 1295+ || 1295 || 27 November 1295 || 4 December 1295 || John Cullebere || Simon de Holand |- |30th || 26 August 1296 || 1296 || 3 November 1296 || 29 November 1296 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |33rd || 6 October 1297 || 1297 || 15 September 1297 || 14 October 1297 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |34th || 15 March 1298 || March 1298 || 30 March 1298 || ... || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |35th || 10 April 1298 || 1298 || 25 May 1298 || ... || Thomas Halyday || Robert de Sywell |- | 39th || 29 December 1299 || 1299/00 || 6 March 1300 || 20 March 1300 || rowspan="2"| John Wymond || rowspan="2"| William Benne |- |40th || 26 September 1300 || 1300/01 || 20 January 1301 || 30 January 1301 |- |42nd || 14 July 1302 || 1302 || 14 October 1302 || 21 October 1302 || Simon le Tanner || Robert de Sywell |- |43rd || 12 November 1304 || 1304/05 || 28 February 1305 || 20 March 1305 || John Halyday || William Costyn |- |45th || 5 April 1306 || 1306 || 30 May 1306 || 30 May 1306 || Simon de Wilshamstead || Geoffrey le Blund |- |46th || 3 November 1306 || 1306/07 || 20 January 1307 || 19 March 1307 || William Costyn || John le Marescal |- |} ====Parliaments of King Edward II==== {| class="wikitable" |- !No.!!Summoned!!Elected!!Assembled!!Dissolved!!1st member!!2nd member |- |1st || 26 August 1307 || 1307 || 13 October 1307 || 16 October 1307 || William Bonum || John atte Wal |- |2nd || 19 January 1308 || 1308 || 3 March 1308 || ... || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |5th || 4 March 1309 || 1309 || 27 April 1309 || 13 May 1309 || Gilbert de Holm || John le Marescal |- |rowspan="2"| 8th || 16 June 1311 || 1311 || 8 August 1311 || ... || John Halyday || rowspan="2"| Geoffrey Clogon (Glogon) |- |... || 1311 || 12 November 1311 || 18 December 1311 || rowspan="2"| William Costyn (Costantyn) |- |9th || 3 June 1312 || 1312 || 20 August 1312 || 16 December 1312 || Roger Cullebere |- |10th || 8 January 1313 || 1313 || 18 March 1313 || 9 May 1313 || rowspan="4"| Thomas de Norfolk || rowspan="3"| John atte Wal |- |11th || 23 May 1313 || 1313 || 8 July 1313 || 27 July 1313 |- |12th || 26 July 1313 || 1313 || 23 September 1313 || 15 November 1313 |- |13th || 29 July 1314 || 1314 || 9 September 1314 || 27/28 September 1314 || rowspan="3"| William Costantyn |- |14th || 24 October 1314 || 1314/15 || 20 January 1315 || 9 March 1315 || Geoffrey Glogon |- |15th || 16 October 1315 || 1315/16 || 27 January 1316 || 20 February 1316 || ''no return'' |- |16th || 24&ndash;25 August 1318 || 1318 || 20 October 1318 || 9 December 1318 || Henry Oliver || Geoffrey de Blunham |- |17th || 20 March 1319 || 1319 || 6 May 1319 || 25 May 1319 || Simon de Bydenham || Ralph le Collere |- |19th || 5 August 1320 || 1320 || 6 October 1320 || 25/26 October 1320 || Richard de Cave || Thomas Halyday |- |20th || 15 May 1321 || 1321 || 15 July 1321 || 22 August 1321 || John de Soham || Richard le Ussher |- |21st || 14 March 1322 || 1322 || 2 May 1322 || 19 May 1322 ||rowspan="2"| Simon de Knightwyk || William Costantyn |- |22nd || 18 September 1322 || 1322 || 14 November 1322 || 29 November 1322 || Richard de Cave |- |23rd || 20 November 1323 || 1323/24 || 23 February 1324 || 18 March 1324 || Thomas Halyday || Roger atte Wal |- |24th || 6 May 1325 || 1325 || 25 June 1325 || ... || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |25th || 10 October 1325 || 1325 || 18 November 1325 || 5 December 1325 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |26th || 28 October 1326 || 1326/27 || 7 January 1327 || ''20 January 1327'' || Hugh Balle || Hugh Cok <!--yes, really. Not vandalism. --> |- |} <!-- ====Parliaments of King Edward III==== {| class="wikitable" |- !No.!!Summoned!!Elected!!Assembled!!Dissolved!!1st member!!2nd member |- |1st || ... || ... || ... || 9 March 1327 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |2nd || 7 August 1327 || 1327 || 15 September 1327 || 23 September 1327 || Roger atte Wal || Simon Cullebere |- |3rd || 10 December 1327 || 1327/28 || 7 February 1328 || 5 March 1328 || Hugh Cok || William de Hoghton |- |4th || 5 March 1328 || 1328 || 24 April 1328 || 14 May 1328 || John de Lund, jnr. || Geoffrey le Neveu |- |5th || 28 August 1328 || 1328 || 16 October 1328 || 22 February 1329 || William Flour || John Scot |- |6th || 25 January 1330 || 1330 || 11 March 1330 || 21 March 1330 || Richard de Cave || Simon de Stevynton |- |7th || 23 October 1330 || 1330 || 26 November 1330 || 9 December 1330 || Robert Crowe || John Elcock |- |8th || 16 July 1331 || 1331 || 30 September 1331 || 9 October 1331 || William Costantyn || ''unknown'' |- |9th || 27 January 1332 || 1332 || 16 March 1332 || 21 March 1332 || John de Soham, jnr. || Geoffrey Walcock |- |10th || 20 July 1332 || 1332 || 9 September 1332 || 12 September 1332 || Hugh Balle || John Scot |- |11th || 20 October 1332 || 1332 || 4 December 1332 || 27 January 1333 || John de Soham || John de Codenho (Boddenho?) |- |12th || 2 January 1334 || 1334 || 21 February 1334 || 2 March 1334 ||rowspan="3"| Richard de Cave ||rowspan="2"| William le Clerk |- |13th || 24 July 1334 || 1334 || 19 September 1334 || 23 September 1334 |- |14th || 1 April 1335 || 1335 || 26 May 1335 || 3 June 1335 || William de Holewelle |- |15th || 22 January 1336 || 1336 || 11 March 1336 || 20 March 1336 || John atte Lound || Henry Arnold |- |16th || 29 November 1336 || 1336/37 || 3 March 1337 || c.16 March 1337 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |17th || 20 December 1337 || 1337/38 || 3 February 1338 || 14 February 1338 || John de Styvecle || William de Holewell |- |18th || 15 November 1338 || 1338/39 || 3 February 1339 || 17 February 1339 || Robert Carbonel || William de Holewell |- |19th || 25 August 1339 || 1339 || 13 October 1339 || c.3 November 1339 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |20th || 16 November 1339 || 1339/40 || 20 January 1340 || 19 February 1340 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |21st || 21 February 1340 || 1340 || 29 March 1340 || 10 May 1340 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |22nd || 30 May 1340 || 1340 || 12 July 1340 || 26 July 1340 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |23rd || 3 March 1341 || 1341 || 23 April 1341 || 27&ndash;28 May 1341 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |24th || 24 February 1343 || 1343 || 28 April 1343 || 20 May 1343 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |25th || 20 April 1344 || 1344 || 7 June 1344 || 28 June 1344 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |26th || 30 July 1346 || 1346 || 11 September 1346 || 20 September 1346 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |27th || 13 November 1347 || 1348/48 || 14 January 1348 || 12 February 1348 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |28th || 14 February 1348 || 1348 || 31 March 1348 || 13 April 1348 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |29th || 25 November 1350 || 1350/51 || 9 February 1351 || 1 March 1351 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |30th || 15 November 1351 || 1351/52 || 13 January 1352 || 11 February 1352 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |31st || 15 March 1354 || 1354 || 28 April 1354 || 20 May 1354 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |32nd || 20 September 1355 || 1355 || 23 November 1355 || 30 November 1355 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |33rd || 15 February 1357 || 1357 || 17 April 1357 || 8&ndash;16 May 1357 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |34th || 15 December 1357 || 1357/58 || 5 February 1358 || 27 February 1358 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |35th || 3 April 1360 || 1360 || 15 May 1360 || ... || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |36th || 20 November 1360 || 1360/61 || 24 January 1361 || 18 February 1361 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |37th || 14 August 1362 || 1362 || 13 October 1362 || 17 November 1362 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |38th || 1 June 1363 || 1363 || 6 October 1363 || 30 October 1363 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |39th || 4 December 1364 || 1364/65 || 20 January 1365 || 17 February 1365 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |40th || 20 January 1366 || 1366 || 4 May 1366 || 11 May 1366 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |41st || 24 February 1368 || 1368 || 1 May 1368 || 21 May 1368 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |42nd || 6 April 1369 || 1369 || 3 June 1369 || 11 June 1369 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |43rd || 8 January 1371 || 1371 || 24 February 1371 || 29 March 1371 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |44th || 1 September 1372 || 1372 || 3 November 1372 || 24 November 1372 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |45th || 4 October 1373 || 1373 || 21 November 1373 || 10 December 1373 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |[[Good Parliament|46th]] || 28 December 1375 || 1375/76 || 28 April 1376 || 10 July 1376 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |[[Bad Parliament|47th]] || 1 December 1376 || 1376/77 || 27 January 1377 || 2 March 1377 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |} ====Parliaments of King Richard II==== {| class="wikitable" |- !No.!!Summoned!!Elected!!Assembled!!Dissolved!!1st member!!2nd member |- |1st || 4 August 1377 || 1377 || 13 October 1377 || 5 December 1377 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |2nd || 3 September 1378 || 1378 || 20 October 1378 || 16 November 1378 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |3rd || 16 February 1379 || 1379 || 24 April 1379 || 27 May 1379 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |4th || 20 October 1379 || 1379/80 || 16 January 1380 || 3 March 1380 || ''unknown''|| ''unknown'' |- |5th || 26 August 1380 || 1380 || 5 November 1380 || 6 December 1380 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |6th || 16 July 1381 || 1381 || 3 November 1381 || 25 February 1382 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |7th || 24 March 1382 || 1382 || 7 May 1382 || 22 May 1382 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |8th || 9 August 1382 || 1382 || 6 October 1382 || 24 October 1382 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |9th || 7 January 1383 || 1383 || 23 February 1383 || 10 March 1383 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |10th || 20 August 1383 || 1383 || 26 October 1383 || 26 November 1383 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |11th || 3 March 1384 || 1384 || 29 April 1384 || 27 May 1384 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |12th || 28 September 1384 || 1384 || 12 November 1384 || 14 December 1384 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |13th || 3 September 1385 || 1385 || 20 October 1385 || 6 December 1385 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |[[Wonderful Parliament|14th]] || 8 August 1386 || 1386 || 1 October 1386 || 28 November 1386 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |[[Merciless Parliament|15th]] || 17 December 1387 || 1387/88 || 3 February 1388 || 4 June 1388 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |16th || 28 July 1388 || 1388 || 9 September 1388 || 17 October 1388 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |17th || 6 December 1389 || 1389/90 || 17 January 1390 || 2 March 1390 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |18th || 12 September 1390 || 1390 || 12 November 1390 || 3 December 1390 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |19th || 7 September 1391 || 1391 || 3 November 1391 || 2 December 1391 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |20th || 23 November 1392 || 1392/93 || 20 January 1393 || 10 February 1393 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |21st || 13 November 1393 || 1393/94 || 27 January 1394 || 6 March 1394 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |22nd || 20 November 1394 || 1394/95 || 27 January 1395 || 15 February 1395 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |23rd || 30 November 1396 || 1396/97 || 22 January 1397 || 12 February 1397 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |24th || 18 July 1397 || 1397 || 17 September 1397 || 31 January 1398 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |25th || 19 August 1399 || 1389 || 30 September 1399 || 30 September 1399 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |} ====Parliaments of King Henry IV==== {| class="wikitable" |- !No.!!Summoned!!Elected!!Assembled!!Dissolved!!1st member!!2nd member |- |[[Convention Parliament (1399)|1st]] || 30 September 1399 || 1399 || 6 October 1399 || 19 November 1399 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |2nd || 9 September 1400 || 1400/01 || 20 January 1401 || 10 March 1401 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |3rd || 19 June 1402 || 1402 || 30 September 1402 || 25 November 1402 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |4th || 20 October 1403 || 1403/04 || 14 January 1404 || 20 March 1404 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |5th || 25 August 1404 || 1404 || 6 October 1404 || 13 November 1404 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |6th || 21 December 1405 || 1405/06 || 1 March 1406 || 22 December 1406 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |7th || 26 August 1407 || 1407 || 20 October 1407 || 2 December 1407 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |8th || 26 October 1409 || 1409/10 || 27 January 1410 || 9 May 1410 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |9th || 21 September 1411 || 1411 || 3 November 1411 || 19 December 1411 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |10th || 1 December 1412 || 1412/13 || 3 February 1413 || 20 March 1413 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |} ====Parliaments of King Henry V==== {| class="wikitable" |- !No.!!Summoned!!Elected!!Assembled!!Dissolved!!1st member!!2nd member |- |1st || 22 March 1413 || 1413 || 14 May 1413 || 9 June 1413 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |[[Fire and Faggot Parliament|2nd]] || 1 December 1413 || 1413/14 || 30 April 1414 || 29 May 1414 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |3rd || 26 September 1414 || 1414 || 19 November 1414 || ... || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |[[Parliament of 1415|4th]] || 12 August 1415 || 1415 || 4 November 1415 || 12 November 1415 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |5th || 21 January 1416 || 1416 || 16 March 1416 || May 1416 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |6th || 3 September 1416 || 1416 || 19 October 1416 || 18 November 1416 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |7th || 5 October 1417 || 1417 || 16 November 1417 || 17 December 1417 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |8th || 24 August 1419 || 1419 || 16 October 1419 || 13 November 1419 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |9th || 21 October 1420 || 1420 || 2 December 1420 || ... || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |10th || 26 February 1421 || 1421 || 2 May 1421 || ... || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |11th || 20 October 1421 || 1421 || 1 December 1421 || ... || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |} ====Parliaments of King Henry VI==== {| class="wikitable" |- !No.!!Summoned!!Elected!!Assembled!!Dissolved!!1st member!!2nd member |- |1st || 29 September 1422 || 1422 || 9 November 1422 || 18 December 1422 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |2nd || 1 September 1423 || 1423 || 20 October 1423 || 28 February 1424 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |3rd || 24 February 1425 || 1425 || 30 April 1425 || 14 July 1425 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |[[Parliament of Bats|4th]] || 7 January 1426 || 1426 || 18 February 1426 || 1 June 1426 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |5th || 15 July 1427 || 1427 || 13 October 1427 || 25 March 1428 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |6th || 12 July 1429 || 1429 || 22 September 1429 || 23 February 1430 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |7th || 27 November 1430 || 1430/31 || 12 January 1431 || 20 March 1431 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |8th || 25 February 1432 || 1432 || 12 May 1432 || 17 July 1432 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |9th || 24 May 1433 || 1433 || 8 July 1433 || >c.18 December 1433 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |10th || 5 July 1435 || 1435 || 10 October 1435 || 23 December 1435 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |11th || 29 October 1436 || 1436/37 || 21 January 1437 || 27 March 1437 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |12th || 26 September 1439 || 1439 || 12 November 1439 || c.15&ndash;24 February 1440 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |13th || 3 December 1441 || 1441/42 || 25 January 1442 || 27 March 1442 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |14th || 13 January 1445 || 1445 || 25 February 1445 || 9 April 1445 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |15th || 14 December 1446 || 1446/47 || 10 February 1447 || 3 March 1447 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |16th || 2 January 1449 || 1449 || 12 February 1449 || 16 July 1449 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |17th || 23 September 1449 || 1449 || 6 November 1449 || c.5&ndash;8 June 1450 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |18th || 5 September 1450 || 1450 || 6 November 1450 || c.24&ndash;31 May 1451 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |19th || 20 January 1453 || 1453 || 6 March 1453 || c.16&ndash;21 April 1454 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |20th || 26 May 1455 || 1455 || 9 July 1455 || 12 March 1456 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |[[Parliament of Devils|21st]] || 9 October 1459 || 1459 || 20 November 1459 || 20 December 1459 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |22nd || 30 July 1460 || 1460 || 7 October 1460 || c.4 March 1461 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |23rd || 15 October 1470 || 1470 || 26 November 1470 || c. 11 April 1471 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |} --> ====Parliaments of King Edward IV==== {| class="wikitable" |- !No.!!Summoned!!Elected!!Assembled!!Dissolved!!1st member!!2nd member |- |1st || 23 May 1461 || 1461 || 4 November 1461 || 6 May 1462 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |2nd || 22 December 1462 || 1462/63 || 29 April 1463 || 28 March 1465 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |3rd || 28 February 1467 || 1467 || 3 June 1467 || 7 June 1468 ||rowspan="2"| John Boston || William Colet, jnr. |- |4th || 19 August 1472 || 1472 || 6 October 1472 || 14 March 1475 ||rowspan="2"| Thomas Adams |- |5th || 20 November 1477 || 1477/78 || 16 January 1478 || 26 February 1478 || William Colet |- |6th || 15 November 1482 || 1482/83 || 20 January 1483 || 18 February 1483 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |} ====Parliament of King Richard III==== {| class="wikitable" |- !No.!!Summoned!!Elected!!Assembled!!Dissolved!!1st member!!2nd member |- |1st || 9 December 1483 || 1483/84 || 23 January 1484 || 20 February 1484 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |} ====Parliaments of King Henry VII==== {| class="wikitable" |- !No.!!Summoned!!Elected!!Assembled!!Dissolved!!1st member!!2nd member |- |1st || 15 September 1485 || 1485 || 7 November 1485 || c. 4 March 1486 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |2nd || ... || 1487 || 9 November 1487 || c. 18 December 1487 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |3rd || ... || ?1488/89 || 13 January 1489 || 27 February 1490 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |4th || 12 August 1491 || 1491 || 17 October 1491 || 5 March 1492 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |5th || 15 September 1495 || 1495 || 14 October 1495 || 21&ndash;22 December 1495 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |6th || 20 November 1496 || 1496/97 || 16 January 1497 || 13 March 1497 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |7th || ... || ?1503/04 || 25 January 1504 || c. 1 April 1504 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |} ====Parliaments of King Henry VIII==== {| class="wikitable" |- !No.!!Summoned!!Elected!!Assembled!!Dissolved!!1st member!!2nd member |- |1st || 17 October 1509 || 1509/10 || 21 January 1510 || 23 February 1510 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |2nd || 28 November 1511 || 1511/12 || 4 February 1512 || 4 March 1514 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |3rd || 23 November 1514 || 1514/15 || 5 February 1515 || 22 December 1515 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |4th || ... || 1523 || 15 April 1523 || 13 August 1523 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |[[English Reformation Parliament|5th]] || 9 August 1529 || 1529 || 3 November 1529 || 14 April 1536 || John Baker || William Bourne |- |6th || 27 April 1536 || 1536 || 8 June 1536 || 18 July 1536 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |7th || 1 March 1539 || 1539 || 28 April 1539 || 24 July 1540 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |8th || 23 November 1541 || 1541/42 || 16 January 1542 || 28 March 1544 || William Johnson || Michael Thrayle |- |9th || 1 December 1544 || 1544/45 || 23 November 1545 || 31 January 1547 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |} ====Parliaments of King Edward VI==== {| class="wikitable" |- !No.!!Summoned!!Elected!!Assembled!!Dissolved!!1st member!!2nd member |- |1st || 2 August 1547 || 1547 || 4 November 1547 || 15 April 1552 || Gerard Harvey || George Wright |- |2nd || 5 January 1553 || 1553 || 1 March 1553 || 31 March 1553 || Thomas Leigh || [[William Godolphin (died 1575)|William Godolphin]] |- |} ====Parliaments of Queen Mary I==== {| class="wikitable" |- !No.!!Summoned!!Elected!!Assembled!!Dissolved!!1st member!!2nd member |- |1st || 14 August 1553 || 1553 || 5 October 1553 || 5 December 1553 ||rowspan="2"| Edmund Mordaunt ||rowspan="2"| Thomas Leigh |- |2nd || 17 February 1554 || 1554 || 2 April 1554 || 3 May 1554 |- |3rd || 3 October 1554 || 1554 || 12 November 1554 || 16 January 1555 || William Hall || John Williams |- |4th || 3 September 1555 || 1555 || 21 October 1555 || 9 December 1555 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |5th || 6 December 1557 || 1557/58 || 20 January 1558 || 17 November 1558 || George Gascoigne || Thomas Leigh |- |} ====Parliaments of Queen Elizabeth I==== {| class="wikitable" |- !No.!!Summoned!!Elected!!Assembled!!Dissolved!!1st member!!2nd member |- |1st || 5 December 1558 || 28 December 1558 || 23 January 1559 || 8 May 1559 || Thomas Leigh || George Gascoigne |- |2nd || 10 November 1562 || 1562/63 || 11 January 1563 || 2 January 1567 || Oliver St John || John Burgoyne |- |3rd || ... || 1571 || 2 April 1571 || 29 May 1571 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |4th || 28 March 1572 || 1572 || 8 May 1572 || 19 April 1583 || Henry Cheeke || Michael Hawtry |- |5th || 12 October 1584 || 1584 || 23 November 1584 || 14 September 1585 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |6th || 15 September 1586 || 1586 || 15 October 1586 || 23 March 1587 || William Boteler ||rowspan="2"| [[Thomas Snagge]] |- |7th || 18 September 1588 || 1588/89 || 4 February 1589 || 29 March 1589 ||rowspan="2"| John Pigott |- |8th || 4 January 1593 || 1593 || 18 February 1593 || 10 April 1593 ||rowspan="3"| [[Humphrey Winch]] |- |9th || 23 August 1597 || 1597 || 24 October 1597 || 9 February 1598 || Oliver Luke |- |10th || 11 September 1601 || 7 October 1601 || 27 October 1601 || 19 December 1601 || Thomas Fanshawe |- |} ====Parliaments of King James I==== {| class="wikitable" |- !No.!!Summoned!!Elected!!Assembled!!Dissolved!!1st member!!2nd member |- |rowspan="2"|1st ||rowspan="2"| 31 January 1604 || 1604 ||rowspan="2"| 19 March 1604 ||rowspan="2"| 9 February 1611 || [[Humphrey Winch|Sir Humphrey Winch]] ||rowspan="2"| ''unknown'' |- | 1606 || Sir Christopher Hatton |- |[[Addled Parliament|2nd]] || ... || ?1614 || 5 April 1614 || 7 June 1614 || ''unknown'' || ''unknown'' |- |3rd || 13 November 1620 || 1620/21 || 16 January 1621 || 8 February 1622 ||rowspan="2"| [[Alexander St John|Sir Alexander St John]] ||rowspan="2"| Richard Taylor |- |4th || 20 December 1623 || 1623/24 || 12 February 1624 || 27 March 1625 |- |} ====Parliaments of King Charles I==== {| class="wikitable" |- !No.!!Summoned!!Elected!!Assembled!!Dissolved!!1st member!!2nd member |- |1st || 2 April 1625 || 1625 || 17 May 1625 || 12 August 1625 || [[Alexander St John|Sir Alexander St John]] || rowspan="3"| Richard Taylor |- |2nd || 20 December 1625 || 1626 || 6 February 1626 || 15 June 1626 || rowspan="4"| [[Beauchamp St John|Sir Beauchamp St John]] |- |3rd || 31 January 1628 || 1628 || 17 March 1628 || 10 March 1629 |- |[[Short Parliament|4th]] || 20 February 1640 || 1640 || 13 April 1640 || 5 May 1640 ||rowspan="2"| [[Samuel Luke|Sir Samuel Luke]] |- |[[Long Parliament|5th]] || 24 September 1640 || 1640 || 3 November 1640 || 16 March 1660 |} ====Parliaments of the Protectorate==== {| class="wikitable" |- !No.!!Elected!!Assembled!!Dissolved!!1st member |- |rowspan="2"|1st||July 1654||rowspan="2"|3 September 1654||rowspan="2"|22 January 1655|| [[Bulstrode Whitelocke]] |- |4 November 1654|| Henry Chester |- |2nd||1656||17 September 1656||4 February 1658|| Thomas Margets |- |3rd||1659||27 January 1659||22 April 1659|| Thomas Margets <br> [[Samuel Browne (judge)|Samuel Browne]] |- |} ===MPs 1660–1885=== {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="3"|Year!!First member<ref name="rayment">{{rayment-hc|b|2}}</ref>!!First party!!Second member<ref name="rayment"/>!!Second party |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | || style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |1660 |[[Samuel Luke|Sir Samuel Luke]] || |[[Sir Humphrey Winch, 1st Baronet|Humphrey Winch]] || |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" rowspan="2" | || style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |1661 |rowspan="2"|[[Richard Taylor (Royalist)|Richard Taylor]] || rowspan="2"| |[[John Kelyng]] || |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" rowspan="3"| |1663 |rowspan="3"|[[Paulet St John, 3rd Earl of Bolingbroke|Paulet St John]] || rowspan="3"| |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |1667 |[[William Beecher|Sir William Beecher]] || |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |1679 |[[William Francklyn|Sir William Francklyn]] || |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | || style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" rowspan="2"| |1685 |[[Sir Anthony Chester, 3rd Baronet|Sir Anthony Chester, Bt]] || |rowspan="2"|[[Thomas Christie (MP)|Thomas Christie]] || rowspan="2"| |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" rowspan="2" | |1689 |rowspan="2"|[[Thomas Hillersden]] || rowspan="2"| |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" rowspan="2" | |1695 |rowspan="2"|[[William Farrer (MP)|William Farrer]] || rowspan="2"| |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" rowspan="5" | |March 1698 |rowspan="5"|[[William Spencer (MP)|William Spencer]] || rowspan="5"| |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |July 1698 |[[Sir Thomas Alston, 3rd Baronet|Sir Thomas Alston, Bt]] || |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |January 1701 |[[Samuel Rolt]] || |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |November 1701 |[[William Farrer (MP)|William Farrer]] || |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |1702 |[[Edward Carteret]] || |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" rowspan="3" | || style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |1705 |rowspan="3"|[[William Farrer (MP)|William Farrer]] || rowspan="3"| |[[Sir Philip Monoux, 3rd Baronet|Sir Philip Monoux, Bt]] || |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |1707 |[[William Hillersden]] || |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" rowspan="2" | |1710 |rowspan="2"|[[John Cater (MP)|John Cater]] || rowspan="2"| |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |1713 |[[Samuel Rolt]] || |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" rowspan="3" | || style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |1715 |rowspan="3"|[[William Farrer (MP)|William Farrer]] || rowspan="3"| |[[John Thurlow Brace]] || |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |1722 |[[George Huxley]] || |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" rowspan="2" | |1725 |rowspan="2"|[[John Thurlow Brace]] || rowspan="2"| |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" rowspan="3" | |1727 |rowspan="3"|[[John Orlebar]] || rowspan="3"| |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |1728 |[[James Metcalfe (MP)|James Metcalfe]] || |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" rowspan="2" | |1731 |rowspan="2"|[[Sir Jeremy Sambrooke, 4th Baronet|Sir Jeremy Vanacker Sambrooke, Bt]] || rowspan="2"| |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" rowspan="2" | |1734 |rowspan="2"|[[Samuel Ongley]] || rowspan="2"| |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |1740 |[[Sir Boteler Chernock, 4th Baronet|Sir Boteler Chernock, Bt]] || |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | || style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |1747 |[[Thomas Gore (MP)|Thomas Gore]] || |[[John Offley]] || |- |style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" rowspan="2" | || style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |1754 |rowspan="2"|[[Francis Herne]] || rowspan="2"| |[[Robert Henley-Ongley, 1st Baron Ongley|Robert Henley-Ongley]] || |- |style="background-color: {{British Whig Party/meta/color}}" rowspan="2" | |1761 |rowspan="2"|[[Richard Vernon (MP)|Richard Vernon]] || rowspan="2"| [[British Whig Party|Whig]] |- |style="background-color: {{Tory/meta/color}}" | |1768 |[[Samuel Whitbread (brewer)|Samuel Whitbread]] || [[Tory]] |- |style="background-color: {{Tory/meta/color}}" rowspan="2" | || style="background-color: {{Tory/meta/color}}" | |1774 |rowspan="2"|[[Sir William Wake, 8th Baronet|Sir William Wake, Bt]] || rowspan="2"|[[British Tory Party|Tory]] |[[Robert Sparrow]]<ref group="mpnotes">Unseated on petition; Whitbread declared elected</ref> ||[[British Tory Party|Tory]] |- |style="background-color: {{British Whig Party/meta/color}}" rowspan="2" | |1775 |rowspan="2"|[[Samuel Whitbread (brewer)|Samuel Whitbread]] || rowspan="2"| [[British Whig Party|Whig]] |- |style="background-color: {{Tory/meta/color}}" rowspan="2" | |1784 |rowspan="2"|[[William MacDowall Colhoun]] || rowspan="2"| [[British Tory Party|Tory]] |- |style="background-color: {{British Whig Party/meta/color}}" rowspan="3" | |1790 |rowspan="3"|[[Samuel Whitbread (1758–1815)|Samuel Whitbread]] || rowspan="3"| [[British Whig Party|Whig]] |- |style="background-color: {{British Whig Party/meta/color}}" | |1802 |[[William Lee-Antonie]] ||[[British Whig Party|Whig]] |- |style="background-color: {{British Whig Party/meta/color}}" rowspan="3" | |1812 |rowspan="3"|[[Lord George Russell]] || rowspan="3"|[[British Whig Party|Whig]] |- |style="background-color: {{British Whig Party/meta/color}}" | |1815 |[[William Waldegrave, 8th Earl Waldegrave|Hon. William Waldegrave]] ||[[British Whig Party|Whig]] |- |style="background-color: {{British Whig Party/meta/color}}" rowspan="3" | |1818 |rowspan="3"|[[William Henry Whitbread]] || rowspan="3"|[[British Whig Party|Whig]] |- |style="background-color: {{Tory/meta/color}}" | |1830 |[[Frederick Polhill]] ||[[British Tory Party|Tory]] |- |style="background-color: {{British Whig Party/meta/color}}" rowspan="2" | |1832 |rowspan="2"|[[Samuel Crawley]] || rowspan="2"|[[British Whig Party|Whig]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" rowspan="4" | |1835 |rowspan="4"|[[Frederick Polhill]] || rowspan="4"|[[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |1837 |[[Henry Stuart (MP)|Henry Stuart]] <ref group="mpnotes">At the election of 1837, Stuart was initially declared elected, but on petition his election was declared void and after scrutiny of the votes his opponent Crawley was declared elected instead</ref>||[[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{British Whig Party/meta/color}}" | |1838 |[[Samuel Crawley]] ||[[British Whig Party|Whig]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" rowspan="3" | |1841 |rowspan="3"|[[Henry Stuart (MP)|Henry Stuart]] || rowspan="3"|[[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{British Whig Party/meta/color}}" | |1847 |[[Sir Harry Verney, 2nd Baronet|Sir Harry Verney, Bt]] ||[[British Whig Party|Whig]] |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" rowspan="7" | |1852 |rowspan="7"|[[Samuel Whitbread (1830–1915)|Samuel Whitbread]] || rowspan="7"|[[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |1854 |[[William Stuart (1825–1893)|William Stuart]] ||[[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |1857 |[[Thomas Barnard]] ||[[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |1859 |[[William Stuart (1825–1893)|William Stuart]] ||[[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |1868 |[[James Howard (agriculturalist)|James Howard]] ||[[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |1874 |[[Frederick Charles Polhill-Turner]] ||[[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |1880 |[[Charles Magniac]] ||[[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |} *''Reduced to one member'' (1885) ===MPs 1885–1983=== {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member<ref name="rayment"/>!!Party |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1885|1885]] | [[Samuel Whitbread (1830–1915)|Samuel Whitbread]] ||[[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1895|1895]] | [[Charles Guy Pym]] ||[[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1906|1906]] | [[Percy Barlow]] ||[[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, January 1910|1910 (Jan)]] | [[Walter Annis Attenborough]] ||[[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, December 1910|1910 (Dec)]] | [[Frederick George Kellaway]] || [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1922|1922]] | [[Sydney Richard Wells|Sir Sydney Richard Wells, Bt]] ||[[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1945|1945]] | [[Thomas Skeffington-Lodge]] || [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1950|1950]] | [[Christopher Soames, Baron Soames|Christopher Soames]] || [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1966|1966]] | [[Brian Parkyn]] || [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1970|1970]] |[[Trevor Skeet]] || [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1983|1983]] |colspan="2"| ''Constituency abolished: see [[North Bedfordshire (UK Parliament constituency)|North Bedfordshire]]'' |} ===MPs since 1997=== {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member<ref name="rayment"/>!!Party |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1997|1997]] | [[Patrick Hall]] || [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|2010]] |[[Richard Fuller (Politician)|Richard Fuller]] || [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |} ===Notes=== {{reflist|group="mpnotes"}} ==Elections== ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin| |title= [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Bedford<ref>http://ukpollingreport.co.uk/guide/seat-profiles/bedford</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Richard Fuller (Politician)|Richard Fuller]] |votes = 17,546 |percentage = 38.9 |change = +5.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Patrick Hall]] |votes = 16,193 |percentage = 35.9 |change = -5.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Henry Vann |votes = 8,957 |percentage = 19.9 |change = -1.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = UKIP |candidate = Mark Adkin |votes = 1,136 |percentage = 2.5 |change = +0.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = William Dewick |votes = 757 |percentage = 1.7 |change = +1.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party (UK) |candidate = Ben Foley |votes = 393 |percentage = 0.9 |change = +0.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = Samrat Deep Bhandari |votes = 120 |percentage = 0.3 |change = +0.3 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 1,353 |percentage = 3.0 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 45.102 |percentage = 65.9 |change = +3.8 }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner =Conservative Party (UK) |loser =Labour Party (UK) |swing =+5.5 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 2000s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Bedford}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Patrick Hall]] |votes = 17,557 |percentage = 41.7 |change = &minus;6.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Richard Fuller (Politician)|Richard Fuller]] |votes = 14,174 |percentage = 33.7 |change = +0.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Michael Headley |votes = 9,063 |percentage = 21.5 |change = +5.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Peter Conquest |votes = 995 |percentage = 2.4 |change = +1.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = John McCready |votes = 283 |percentage = 0.7 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 3,383 |percentage = 8.0 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 42,072 |percentage = 59.6 |change = &minus;0.3 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = &minus;3.5 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Bedford}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Patrick Hall]] |votes = 19,454 |percentage = 47.9 |change = -2.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Nicky Attenborough |votes = 13,297 |percentage = 32.8 |change = -0.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Michael Headley |votes = 6,425 |percentage = 15.8 |change = +3.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = Richard Rawlins |votes = 973 |percentage = 2.4 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Jennifer Lo Bianco |votes = 430 |percentage = 1.1 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 6,157 |percentage = 15.1 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 40,579 |percentage = 59.9 |change = -13.6 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1997|General Election 1997]]: Bedford}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Patrick Hall]] |votes = 24,774 |percentage = 50.6 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Robert Blackman |votes = 16,474 |percentage = 33.7 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Christopher Noyce |votes = 6,044 |percentage = 12.3 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Referendum Party |candidate = P. Conquest |votes = 1,503 |percentage = 3.1 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Natural Law Party |candidate = P. Saunders |votes = 149 |percentage = 0.3 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 8,300 |percentage = |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 73.5 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box end}} ==See also== *[[List of Parliamentary constituencies in Bedfordshire]] ==Notes and references== {{reflist}} ==Sources== *{{cite book | first=Robert | last=Beatson | title=A chronological register of both houses of the British Parliament, Volume II | year=1807 | url=http://books.google.com/books?vid=LCCN06016349&id=XiDFKwjKZZ4C}} * F W S Craig, "British Parliamentary Election Results 1832-1885" (2nd edition, Aldershot: Parliamentary Research Services, 1989) * F W S Craig, "British Parliamentary Election Results 1918-1949" (Glasgow: Political Reference Publications, 1969) * Lewis Namier, ''The Structure of Politics at the Accession of George III'' (2nd edition - London: St Martin's Press, 1961) * T H B Oldfield, ''The Representative History of Great Britain and Ireland'' (London: Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, 1816) * J Holladay Philbin, ''Parliamentary Representation 1832 - England and Wales'' (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1965) * Edward Porritt and Annie G Porritt, ''The Unreformed House of Commons'' (Cambridge University Press, 1903) * Henry Stooks Smith, "The Parliaments of England from 1715 to 1847" (2nd edition, edited by FWS Craig - Chichester: Parliamentary Reference Publications, 1973) * Frederic A Youngs, jr, ''Guide to the Local Administrative Units of England, Vol I'' (London: [[Royal Historical Society]], 1979) * ''The Constitutional Year Book for 1913'' (London: National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations, 1913) {{Constituencies in the East of England}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Bedford (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in Bedfordshire]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1295]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies disestablished in 1983]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1997]] [[Category:Politics of Bedford]] [[ar:بيدفورد (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[pl:Okręg wyborczy Bedford]] [[zh:貝德福德 (英國國會選區)]]
Bermondsey and Old Southwark (UK Parliament constituency) Bermondsey and Old Southwark {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Bermondsey and Old Southwark |parliament = uk |map1 = BermondseyOldSouthwark2007 |map2 = |map_entity = Greater London |map_year = |map_size = 200px |year = 2010 |type = Borough |previous = [[North Southwark and Bermondsey (UK Parliament constituency)|North Southwark and Bermondsey]] |electorate = 77,186 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Simon Hughes]] |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |region = England |county = [[Greater London]] |european = London |elects_howmany = One }} '''Bermondsey and Old Southwark''' is a [[Parliamentary Constituency]] in the [[United Kingdom House of Commons|House of Commons]], electing one Member of Parliament using the [[first past the post]] system. The seat was created for the [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|2010 general election]]. It was created following a review of parliamentary representation in North and South [[London]] by the [[Boundary Commission for England]] ==Boundaries== This seat is based on the 1997-2010 [[North Southwark and Bermondsey (UK Parliament constituency)|North Southwark and Bermondsey]] constituency. It takes its name from the old metropolitan boroughs of [[Metropolitan Borough of Bermondsey|Bermondsey]] and [[Metropolitan Borough of Southwark|Southwark]]. Following the 2002 redrawing of ward boundaries, parts of Faraday and Livesey wards that were part of North Southwark and Bermondsey transferred to [[Camberwell and Peckham (UK Parliament constituency)|Camberwell and Peckham]]. This successor seat is made from the following electoral wards within the [[London Borough of Southwark]]: *Cathedrals, Chaucer, East [[Walworth, London|Walworth]], Grange, [[Newington, London|Newington]], Riverside, [[Rotherhithe]], South [[Bermondsey]], [[Surrey Docks]]. ==Constituency Profile== Comprising the northern part of the London Borough of Southwark, the seat lies immediately to the south of the [[City of London]] and encapsulates the great diversity in the capital. The southern halves of the iconic [[Thames]] crossings [[London Bridge]] and [[Tower Bridge]] are in the seat, as is the historic Southwark area, with its ancient [[Southwark Cathedral|Cathedral]], [[Globe Theatre]] and the famous [[Borough Market]]. There is also extensive commercial development that has spilled over the river from the City - when completed, the [[Shard London Bridge]] office development will be the tallest building in the country. To the East, the seat also includes the Rotherhithe peninsula, where contemporary housing now replaces former industrial areas, particularly around [[Canada Water]]. Further from the river is the neighbourhood of [[Bermondsey]] where high levels of deprivation and unemployment contrast starkly with the business districts by London Bridge. At its southern end, the seat includes parts of [[Walworth]] a traditionally poor part of London - here the seat adjoins [[Camberwell and Peckham]], one of the safest Labour seats in London. ==Members of Parliament== The Member of Parliament for Bermondsey and Old Southwark is Liberal Democrat [[Simon Hughes]] who has sat for the various Bermondsey seats since a by-election in 1983, as a Liberal MP until 1988 and as a Liberal Democrat since then. {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member <ref name="rayment">{{Rayment-hc|b|2}}</ref> !Party |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Democrats (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|2010]] | [[Simon Hughes]] | [[Liberal Democrats (UK)|Liberal Democrats]] |} ==Election results== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Bermondsey and Old Southwark<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.southwark.gov.uk/download/4378/bermondsey_and_old_southwark-statement_of_persons_nominated_and_notice_of_poll|title=Statement of Persons Nominated|publisher=Southwark Council}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/nol/shared/election2010/results/constituency/a24.stm|title=BBC News Election 2010 Constituency Bermondsey & Old Southwark|publisher=[[BBC News]]|date=2010-05-07|accessdate=2010-05-07}}</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = [[Simon Hughes]] |votes = 21,590 |percentage = 48.4 |change = +0.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Co-operative |candidate = [[Val Shawcross]] |votes = 13,060 |percentage = 29.2 |change = -2.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Loanna Morrison |votes = 7,638 |percentage = 17.1 |change = +4.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Stephen Tyler |votes = 1,370 |percentage = 3.1 |change = +3.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Tom Chance |votes = 718 |percentage = 1.6 |change = -1.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = Alan Kirkby |votes = 155 |percentage = 0.3 |change = +0.3 }} {{Election box candidate| |party = ''(no label)'' |candidate = Steve Freeman |votes = 120 |percentage = 0.3 |change = +0.3 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 8,530 |percentage = 19.1 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 44,651 |percentage = 57.5 |change = +8.8 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Liberal Democrats (UK) |swing = +1.6 }} {{Election box end}} == References == {{reflist}} == See also == *[[List of Parliamentary constituencies in Greater London]] *[[Southwark local elections]] {{Constituencies in London}} {{coord|51.49|-0.07|type:city_region:GB-SWK|display=title}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Bermondsey And Old Southwark (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Politics of Southwark]] [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in London]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 2010]] [[zh:柏孟塞和老薩瑟克 (英國國會選區)]]
Berwick-upon-Tweed (UK Parliament constituency) Berwick-upon-Tweed {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Berwick-upon-Tweed |parliament = uk |map1 = BerwickUponTweed2007 |map2 = EnglandNorthumberland |map_entity = [[Northumberland]] |map_year = |year = 1512 |abolished = |type = County |elects_howmany = One |previous = [[North Northumberland (UK Parliament constituency)|North Northumberland]] |next = |electorate = 55,785 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Alan Beith]] |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |region = England |county = [[Northumberland]] |european = North East England }} '''Berwick-upon-Tweed''' is a [[United Kingdom constituencies|constituency]] represented in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament|Member of Parliament (MP)]] by the [[first past the post]] system of election. ==Boundaries== The constituency of [[Berwick-upon-Tweed]] is located in the [[county]] of [[Northumberland]]. It includes at its northern-most point the town of [[Berwick-upon-Tweed]] itself and stretches south, to cover the towns of [[Alnwick]] and [[Amble]]. The Northumberland coast forms its eastern boundary. Its length is roughly 50 miles (80&nbsp;km), with an area of 2,310 square kilometres. Predominantly [[rural]] in character, this constituency is the most northerly in [[England]], and one of the most sparsely populated, having only 57,000 electors. ===Boundary review=== Following their review of parliamentary representation in Northumberland, the [[Boundary Commission for England]] have made only minor changes to the existing Berwick constituency. A proposal to re-name the historic seat "Berwick-upon-Tweed and Mid Northumberland" was rejected for whilst being geographically accurate it was thought unwieldy. The electoral wards used to form the slightly modified constituency are; * The entire former district of [[Alnwick]] * The entire former district of [[Berwick-upon-Tweed]] * The former [[Castle Morpeth]] wards of Chevington, Ellington, Hartburn, Longhorsley, Lynemouth, [[Ulgham]] ==History== Rural in nature, sparse of population and with agriculture as a major source of employment, Berwick-upon-Tweed is at first sight a typical Conservative seat. However, it has been under the aegis of Liberal (later Liberal Democrat) Sir [[Alan Beith]] since 1973, and previously the area has been notable for its [[Liberal Party (UK)|liberal]] leanings - both [[William Beveridge|Sir William Beveridge]] (influential in the formation of the [[National Health Service]]) and [[Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon|Edward Grey]] (Foreign Secretary at the start of [[World War I]], best remembered for the "lamps are going out all over Europe...." remark) have served this constituency. Sir Alan was first elected in a [[by-election]], required as a result of the resignation of the then holder [[Antony Lambton]] (Conservative), who had been caught up in a scandal involving [[call girl]]s, [[cannabis (drug)|marijuana]] and a [[tabloid]] newspaper. In 1923, [[Mabel Philipson]], a former [[music-hall]] actress, took over the seat as a Conservative, when her husband was forced to resign. In doing so she became only the third female member to take the oath since this had become legally possible five years previously. ==Members of Parliament== The seat has sent members to Parliament since its enfranchisement by [[Henry VIII of England|Henry VIII]]. It initially sent two members, this was reduced to one in 1885. {{Expand list|date=August 2008}} ===MPs 1660-1885=== {| class="wikitable" |- !Year!!colspan="2"|1st Member<ref name="rayment">{{rayment-hc|b|2}}</ref>!!1st Party!!colspan="2"|2nd Member<ref name="rayment"/>!!2nd Party |- |April 1660 | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[Thomas Widdrington|Sir Thomas Widdrington]] | <!-- party --> |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[John Rushworth]] |rowspan="2"| <!-- party --> |- |June 1660 |rowspan="3" style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="3"| [[Edward Grey (d. 1676)|Edward Grey]] |rowspan="3"| <!-- party --> |- | 1661 | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[Thomas Widdrington|Sir Thomas Widdrington]] | <!-- party --> |- | 1665 |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[Daniel Collingwood]] |rowspan="2"| <!-- party --> |- | 1677 | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[Peregrine Osborne, 2nd Duke of Leeds|Viscount Osborne]] | <!-- party --> |- | 1679 | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[Ralph Grey, 4th Baron Grey of Warke|Ralph Grey]] | <!-- party --> | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[John Rushworth]] | <!-- party --> |- | 1685 | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[Philip Bickerstaffe]] | <!-- party --> | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[Ralph Widdrington (MP)|Hon. Ralph Widdrington]] | <!-- party --> |- | 1689 |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[Francis Blake (1638-1718)|Francis Blake]] |rowspan="2"| <!-- party --> | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[Philip Babington (MP)|Philip Babington]] | <!-- party --> |- | 1690 |rowspan="6" style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="6"| [[Samuel Ogle (MP)|Samuel Ogle]] |rowspan="6"| <!-- party --> |- | 1695 | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[Ralph Grey, 4th Baron Grey of Warke|Ralph Grey]] | <!-- party --> |- | 1698 | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[Francis Blake (1638-1718)|Sir Francis Blake]] | <!-- party --> |- |January 1701 | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[Ralph Grey, 4th Baron Grey of Warke|Ralph Grey]] | <!-- party --> |- |December 1701 | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[Francis Blake (1638-1718)|Sir Francis Blake]] | <!-- party --> |- | 1702 |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[Jonathan Hutchinson (MP)|Jonathan Hutchinson]] |rowspan="2"| <!-- party --> |- | 1710 |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[William Kerr (d. 1741)|William Kerr]] |rowspan="2"| <!-- party --> |- | 1711 |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[Richard Hampden (1674-1728)|Richard Hampden]] |rowspan="2"| <!-- party --> |- | 1713 | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[William Orde]] | <!-- party --> |- | 1715 |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{Whig (British political party)/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[Grey Neville]] |rowspan="2"| [[Whig (British political party)|Whig]] | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[John Barrington, 1st Viscount Barrington|John Barrington]]<ref>Created The Viscount Barrington (in the [[Peerage of Ireland]]), 1720</ref> | <!-- party --> |- |March 1723 |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{Whig (British political party)/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[Henry Grey (MP)|Henry Grey]] |rowspan="2"| [[Whig (British political party)|Whig]] |- |May 1723 | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[William Kerr (d. 1741)|William Kerr]] | <!-- party --> |- | 1727 |rowspan="3" style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="3"| [[George Liddell (MP)|George Liddell]] |rowspan="3"| <!-- party --> | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[Joseph Sabine (Governor)|Joseph Sabine]] | <!-- party --> |- | 1734 | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[Hugh Hume-Campbell, 3rd Earl of Marchmont|Viscount Polwarth]] | <!-- party --> |- |March 1740 |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[William Barrington, 2nd Viscount Barrington|The Viscount Barrington]] |rowspan="2"| <!-- party --> |- |November 1740 |rowspan="4" style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="4"| [[Thomas Watson (Berwick-upon-Tweed MP)|Thomas Watson]] |rowspan="4"| <!-- party --> |- | 1754 | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[John Delaval, 1st Baron Delaval|John Delaval]] | <!-- party --> |- | 1761 | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[John Crauford]] | <!-- party --> |- |January 1765 |rowspan="3" style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="3"| [[John Delaval, 1st Baron Delaval|Sir John Delaval, Bt]] <ref>Created The Lord Delaval (in the [[Peerage of Ireland]]), 1783</ref> |rowspan="3"| <!-- party --> |- |December 1765 | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[Wilmot Vaughan, 1st Earl of Lisburne|Wilmot Vaughan]]<ref>Succeeded as The 4th Viscount Lisburne (in the [[Peerage of Ireland]]), January 1766</ref> | <!-- party --> |- | 1768 | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[Robert Paris Taylor]] | <!-- party --> |- | 1774 | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[Jacob Wilkinson]] | <!-- party --> |rowspan="4" style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="4"| [[John Vaughan (British army officer)|Hon. John Vaughan]] <ref>Major-General 1776, Lieutenant-General 1782, knighted (KB) 1792</ref> |rowspan="4"| <!-- party --> |- | 1780 | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[John Delaval, 1st Baron Delaval|Sir John Delaval, Bt]] | <!-- party --> |- | 1786 | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 1st Earl of Minto|Sir Gilbert Elliot, Bt]] | <!-- party --> |- | 1790 |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[Charles Carpenter (Royal Navy officer)|Hon. Charles Carpenter]] |rowspan="2"| <!-- party --> |- | 1795 |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[Sir John Callender, 1st Baronet|John Callender]] |rowspan="2"| <!-- party --> |- | 1796 | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[George Carpenter, 2nd Earl of Tyrconnel|The Earl of Tyrconnel]] | <!-- party --> |- | 1802 <ref>On petition, Fordyce and Hall were adjudged not to have been duly elected and the election result was reversed</ref> | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[Thomas Hall (1747-1815)|Thomas Hall]] | <!-- party --> | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[John Fordyce (MP)|John Fordyce]] | <!-- party --> |- | 1803 | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[Francis Sitwell]] | <!-- party --> | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[Sir Alexander Allan, 1st Baronet|Alexander Allan]] | <!-- party --> |- | 1806 | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[Sir John Callender, 1st Baronet|Sir John Callender, Bt]] | <!-- party --> | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[Alexander Tower]] | <!-- party --> |- | 1807 |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[Sir Alexander Allan, 1st Baronet|Alexander Allan]] |rowspan="2"| <!-- party --> | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[Sir Alexander Lockhart, 1st Baronet|Sir Alexander Lockhart, Bt]] | <!-- party --> |- | 1812 | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[Henry Heneage St Paul]] | <!-- party --> |- |March 1820 |rowspan="3" style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="3"| [[Charles Bennet, 5th Earl of Tankerville|Viscount Ossulston]] |rowspan="3"| <!-- party --> | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[David Milne (Royal Navy officer)|Sir David Milne]] | <!-- party --> |- |July 1820 | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[Henry Heneage St Paul]] | <!-- party --> |- |December 1820 |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[Sir Francis Blake, 3rd Baronet, of Twizell Castle|Sir Francis Blake, Bt]] |rowspan="2"| <!-- party --> |- | 1823 | style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | | [[Sir John Beresford, 1st Baronet|Sir John Beresford, Bt]] | <!-- party --> |- | 1826 |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[Marcus Beresford (1800–1876)|Marcus Beresford]] |rowspan="2"| <!-- party --> | style="background-color: {{Tory/meta/color}}" | | [[Sir John Gladstone, 1st Baronet|John Gladstone]] | [[British Tory Party|Tory]] |- | 1827 |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{Whig (British political party)/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[Sir Francis Blake, 3rd Baronet, of Twizell Castle|Sir Francis Blake, Bt]] |rowspan="2"| [[Whig (British political party)|Whig]] |- | 1832 |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{Whig (British political party)/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[Rufane Shaw Donkin|Sir Rufane Shaw Donkin]] |rowspan="2"| [[Whig (British political party)|Whig]] |- | 1835 | style="background-color: {{Whig (British political party)/meta/color}}" | | [[James Bradshaw (MP)|James Bradshaw]] | [[Whig (British political party)|Whig]] |- | 1837 |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{Tory/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[Richard Hodgson (MP)|Richard Hodgson]] |rowspan="2"| [[British Tory Party|Tory]] | style="background-color: {{Tory/meta/color}}" | | [[William Holmes (1779–1851)|William Holmes]] | [[British Tory Party|Tory]] |- | 1841 |rowspan="3" style="background-color: {{Whig (British political party)/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="3"| [[Matthew Forster]] |rowspan="3"| [[Whig (British political party)|Whig]] |- | 1847 | style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[John Campbell Renton]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- | 1852 | style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[John Stapleton (MP)|John Stapleton]] | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- | 1853 |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[Dudley Marjoribanks, 1st Baron Tweedmouth|Dudley Marjoribanks]] |rowspan="2"| [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] | style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[John Forster (MP)|John Forster]] | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- | 1857 | style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[John Stapleton (MP)|John Stapleton]] | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |May 1859 |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[Charles William Gordon (MP)|Charles William Gordon]] |rowspan="2"| [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] | style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Ralph Anstruther Earle]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |August 1859 |rowspan="3" style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="3"| [[Dudley Marjoribanks, 1st Baron Tweedmouth|Dudley Marjoribanks]] |rowspan="3"| [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- | 1863 | style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[William Walter Cargill]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- | 1865 | style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Alexander Mitchell (UK politician)|Alexander Mitchell]] | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- | [[United Kingdom general election, 1868|1868]] |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[William Keppel, 7th Earl of Albemarle|Viscount Bury]] | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[John Stapleton (MP)|John Stapleton]] | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- | [[United Kingdom general election, 1874|1874]] |rowspan="3" style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="3"| [[Dudley Marjoribanks, 1st Baron Tweedmouth|Dudley Marjoribanks]] |rowspan="3"| [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[David Milne Home]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- | [[United Kingdom general election, 1880|1880]] |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Henry Strutt, 2nd Baron Belper|Henry Strutt]] | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- | [[Berwick-upon-Tweed by-election, 1880|1880]] |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[David Milne Home]] |rowspan="2"| [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- | [[Berwick-upon-Tweed by-election, 1881|1881]] |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Hubert Jerningham]] | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- | [[United Kingdom general election, 1885|1885]] |colspan="6"|''[[Redistribution of Seats Act 1885|Redistribution of Seats Act]]: membership reduced to one'' |} ===MPs since 1885=== {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member<ref name="rayment"/>!!Party |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1885|1885]] | [[Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon|Sir Edward Grey, Bt]] | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Berwick-upon-Tweed by-election, 1916|1916 by-election]] | [[Sir Francis Blake, 1st Baronet, of Tillmouth Park|Sir Francis Blake, Bt]] | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{National Liberal Party (UK, 1922)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1922|1922]] | [[Hilton Philipson]] | [[National Liberal Party (UK, 1922)|National Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Berwick-upon-Tweed by-election, 1923|1923 by-election]] | [[Mabel Philipson]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1929|1929]] | [[Alfred John Kennett Todd]]<ref>[[Mark Todd (politician)|Mark Todd]], the grandson of Alfred John Kennett Todd, currently serves as MP for [[South Derbyshire (UK Parliament constituency)|South Derbyshire]]</ref> | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1935|1935]] | [[Hugh Seely, 1st Baron Sherwood|Sir Hugh Seely, Bt]] | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Berwick-upon-Tweed by-election, 1941|1941 by-election]] | [[George Charles Grey|Hon. George Grey]] | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Berwick-upon-Tweed by-election, 1944|1944 by-election]] | [[William Beveridge|Sir William Beveridge]] | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1945|1945]] | [[Robert Thorp]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1951|1951]] | [[Antony Lambton|Lord Lambton]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Berwick-upon-Tweed by-election, 1973|1973 by-election]] |rowspan="2"| [[Alan Beith]] | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Democrats (UK)/meta/color}}" | | 1988 | [[Liberal Democrats (UK)|Liberal Democrats]] |} ==Elections== ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Berwick-upon-Tweed<ref>{{cite news| url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/election2010/results/constituency/25.stm | work=BBC News | title=BBC NEWS – Election 2010 – Berwick-Upon-Tweed}}</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats |candidate = [[Alan Beith]] |votes = 16,806 |percentage = 43.7 |change = -8.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Anne-Marie Trevelyan |votes = 14,116 |percentage = 36.7 |change = +7.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Alan Strickland |votes = 5,061 |percentage = 13.2 |change = -5.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Mick Weatheritt |votes = 1,243 |percentage = 3.2 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = [[Peter Mailer]] |votes = 1,213 |percentage = 3.2 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 2,690 |percentage = 7.0 |change = -16.3 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 38,439 |percentage = 67.0 |change = +3.7 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Liberal Democrats (UK) |swing = -8.3 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 2000s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Berwick-upon-Tweed}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = [[Alan Beith]] |votes =19,052 | percentage =52.8 | change =+1.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Mike Elliott |votes =10,420 | percentage =28.9 | change =+0.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Glen Reynolds |votes =6,618 | percentage =18.3 | change =+0.6 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 8,632 |percentage = 23.9 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 36,090 |percentage = 63.4 |change = -0.4 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Liberal Democrats (UK) |swing = +0.3 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Berwick-upon-Tweed}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = [[Alan Beith]] |votes = 18,651 | percentage = 51.4 | change = +5.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Glen Sanderson |votes = 10,193 | percentage = 28.1 | change = +4.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Martin Walker |votes = 6,435 | percentage = 17.7 | change = -8.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = John Pearson |votes = 1,029 | percentage = 2.8 | change = +2.0 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 8,458 |percentage = 23.3 |change = +4.1 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 36,308 |percentage = 63.8 |change = -9.7 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1997|General Election 1997]]: Berwick-upon-Tweed}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = [[Alan Beith]] |votes = 19,007 | percentage = 45.5 | change = +1.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Paul Brannen |votes = 10,965 | percentage = 26.2 | change = +3.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Nick Herbert]] |votes = 10,058 | percentage = 24.1 | change = -8.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Referendum Party |candidate = [[Edward Lambton, 7th Earl of Durham|Ned Lambton]] |votes = 1,423 | percentage = 3.4 | change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Ian Dodds |votes = 352 | percentage = 0.8 | change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 8,042 |percentage = 19.3 |change = +8.7 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 41,805 |percentage = 73.5 |change = -5.6 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]: Berwick-upon-Tweed<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/ge92index.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=9 April 1992|work=Election 1992|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=2010-12-06}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = [[Alan Beith]] |votes =19,283 | percentage =44.37 | change = -7.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Dr. Anthony W. Henfrey |votes =14,240 | percentage =32.77 | change = +3.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Dr. Gordon Adam |votes =9,933 | percentage =22.86 | change = +5.4 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 5,043 |percentage = 11.60 |change = -11.0 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 43,456 |percentage = 79.1 |change = +1.8 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Liberal Democrats (UK) |swing = -5.5 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1980s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1987|General Election 1987]]: Berwick-upon-Tweed}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Alan Beith]] |votes =21,903 | percentage =52.10 | change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = T. Middleton |votes =12,400 | percentage =29.49 | change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = S. Lambert |votes =7,360 | percentage =17.51 | change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party (UK) |candidate = N. Pamphilion |votes =379 | percentage =0.90 | change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 9,503 |percentage = 22.60 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 42,042 |percentage = 77.3 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Liberal Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1983|General Election 1983]]: Berwick-upon-Tweed}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Alan Beith]] |votes =21,958 | percentage =52.69 | change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = J. Brazier |votes =13,743 | percentage =32.98 | change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Vera Baird |votes =5,975 | percentage =14.34 | change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 8,215 |percentage = 19.71 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 77.78 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Liberal Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1970s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1979|General Election 1979]]: Berwick-upon-Tweed}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Alan Beith]] |votes =19,351 | percentage =54.34 | change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = C.A.E. Baker-Cresswell |votes =13,663 | percentage =38.36 | change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = G. M. Elliott |votes =2,602 | percentage =7.31 | change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 5,688 |percentage = 15.97 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 83.82 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Liberal Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, October 1974|General Election October 1974]]: Berwick-upon-Tweed}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Alan Beith]] |votes =14,684 | percentage =43.11 | change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = C.A.E. Baker-Cresswell |votes =14,611 | percentage =42.89 | change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = G. Spain |votes =4,768 | percentage =14.00 | change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 73 |percentage = 0.21 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 81.37 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Liberal Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, February 1974|General Election February 1974]]: Berwick-upon-Tweed}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Alan Beith]] |votes =15,732 | percentage =44.51 | change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = D. Hardie |votes =15,289 | percentage =43.25 | change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Gordon Adam |votes =4,326 | percentage =12.24 | change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 443 |percentage = 1.25 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 85.14 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Liberal Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin |title=[[Berwick-upon-Tweed by-election, 1973]]}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Alan Beith]] |votes = 12,489 |percentage = 39.9 |change = +18.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = J.D.M. Hardie |votes = 12,432 |percentage = 39.7 |change = -11.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Gordon Adam]] |votes = 6,178 |percentage = 19.8 |change = -7.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = T.G. Symonds |votes = 126 |percentage = 0.4 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = R. Goodall |votes = 72 |percentage = 0.2 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 57 |percentage = 0.2 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 75.0 |change = +1.3 }} {{Election box Registered electors| |reg. electors = 41,721 }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Liberal Party (UK) |loser = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1970|General Election 1970]]: Berwick-upon-Tweed}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Antony Lambton]] |votes =15,558 | percentage =50.66 | change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = R.N. Wareing |votes =8,413 | percentage =27.39 | change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Alan Beith]] |votes =6,741 | percentage =21.95 | change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 7,145 |percentage = 23.26 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 73.60 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1960s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1966|General Election 1966]]: Berwick-upon-Tweed}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Antony Lambton]] |votes =14,281 | percentage =47.63 | change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = J.W. Conway |votes =9,908 | percentage =33.04 | change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = A. Herbert |votes =5,796 | percentage =19.33 | change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 4,373 |percentage = 14.58 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 76.58 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1964|General Election 1964]]: Berwick-upon-Tweed}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Antony Lambton]] |votes =15,851 | percentage =49.92 | change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = R.C. Jelley |votes =8,218 | percentage =25.88 | change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = N.B. Madison |votes =7,681 | percentage =24.19 | change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 7,633 |percentage = 24.04 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 79.54 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1950s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1959|General Election 1959]]: Berwick-upon-Tweed}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Antony Lambton]] |votes =19,904 | percentage =63.11 | change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = R.C. Jelley |votes =11,637 | percentage =36.89 | change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 8,267 |percentage = 26.21 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 77.02 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1955|General Election 1955]]: Berwick-upon-Tweed}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Antony Lambton]] |votes =18,301 | percentage =60.35 | change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = J. Frater |votes =12,024 | percentage =39.65 | change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 6,277 |percentage = 20.70 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 72.78 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1951|General Election 1951]]: Berwick-upon-Tweed}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Antony Lambton]] |votes =17,632 | percentage =52.70 | change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = T.H. Jones |votes =11,069| percentage =33.08| change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = J.B. Frankenburg |votes =4,759 | percentage =14.22 | change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 6,563 |percentage = 19.61 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 78.84 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1950|General Election 1950]]: Berwick-upon-Tweed}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Robert Thorp]] |votes =14,804 | percentage =43.91 | change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = A. Comyns Carr |votes =10,260| percentage =30.43 | change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = J. Davis |votes =8,651 | percentage =25.66 | change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 4,544 |percentage = 13.48 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 80.13 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1940s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1945|General Election 1945]]: Berwick-upon-Tweed}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Robert Thorp]] |votes =12,315 | percentage =43.29 | change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[William Beveridge|Sir William Beveridge]] |votes =10,353 | percentage =36.39 | change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = J. Davis |votes =5,782 | percentage =20.32 | change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 1,962 |percentage = 6.90 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 67.77 |change = }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |loser = Liberal Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin |title=[[Berwick-upon-Tweed by-election, 1944]]}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[William Beveridge|Sir William Beveridge]] |votes = 8,792 |percentage = 87.4 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politics) |candidate = W.D. Clark |votes = 1,269 |percentage = 12.6 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 7,523 |percentage = 74.8 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 10,061 |percentage = 24.5 |change = }} {{Election box Registered electors| |reg. electors = 41,068 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Liberal Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin |title=[[Berwick-upon-Tweed by-election, 1941]]}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[George Charles Grey]] |votes = Unopposed |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Liberal Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1930s=== {{Election box begin |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1935|General Election 1935]]: Berwick-upon-Tweed}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Hugh Seely, 1st Baron Sherwood|Sir Hugh Seely, Bt]] |votes =15,779 | percentage =51.0 | change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Alfred John Kennett Todd]] |votes =15,145 | percentage =49.0 | change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 634 |percentage = 2.0 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 76.0 |change = }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Liberal Party (UK) |loser = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1931|General Election 1931]]: Berwick-upon-Tweed}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Alfred John Kennett Todd]] |votes = Unopposed |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1920s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1929|General Election 1929]]: Berwick-upon-Tweed}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Alfred John Kennett Todd]] |votes =12,526 | percentage =42.8 | change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = P. Williams |votes =11,372| percentage =38.8 | change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = H. Kegie |votes =5,402 | percentage =18.4 | change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 1,154 |percentage = 4.0 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 76.1 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1924|General Election 1924]]: Berwick-upon-Tweed}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Mabel Philipson]] |votes =12,130 | percentage =50.9 | change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = Captain the Hon. Harold Burge Robson |votes =8,165 | percentage =38.8 | change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = J. Adams |votes =3,521 | percentage =14.8 | change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 3,965 |percentage = 16.6 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 77.7 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1923|General Election 1923]]: Berwick-upon-Tweed}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Mabel Philipson]] |votes = 10,636 |percentage = 48.0 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = Captain the Hon. Harold Burge Robson |votes = 8,767 |percentage = 39.5 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = E.M. Penny |votes = 2,784 |percentage = 12.5 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 1,869 |percentage = 8.5 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 73.4 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=Berwick-upon-Tweed by-election, 1923}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Mabel Philipson]] |votes = 12,000 |percentage = 55.0 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = Captain the Hon. Harold Burge Robson |votes = 5,858 |percentage = 26.8 |change = -11.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Gilbert Oliver |votes = 3,966 |percentage = 18.2 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 6,142 |percentage = 28.1 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 21,824 |percentage = 74.9 |change = }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |loser = National Liberal Party (UK, 1922) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1922|General Election 1922]]: Berwick-upon-Tweed (void)}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = National Liberal Party (UK, 1922) |candidate = [[Hilton Philipson]] |votes = 11,933 |percentage = 61.9 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Privy Council of the United Kingdom|Rt. Hon.]] [[Walter Runciman, 1st Viscount Runciman of Doxford|Walter Runciman]] |votes = 7,354 |percentage = 38.1 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 4,579 |percentage = 23.8 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 19,287 |percentage = 66.2 |change = }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = National Liberal Party (UK, 1922) |loser = Liberal Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1910s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1918|General Election 1918]]: Berwick-upon-Tweed}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Sir Francis Blake, 1st Baronet, of Tillmouth Park|Sir Francis Blake, Bt]] |votes = 6,721 |percentage = 60.5 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = The Hon. W.J.M. Watson-Armstrong |votes = 4,397 |percentage = 39.5 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 2,324 |percentage = 21.0 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Liberal Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin |title=[[Berwick-upon-Tweed by-election, 1916]]}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Sir Francis Blake, 1st Baronet, of Tillmouth Park|Sir Francis Blake, Bt]] |votes = 3,794 |percentage = 85.9 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = Dr. A. Turnbull |votes = 621 |percentage = 14.1 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 3,173 |percentage = 71.8 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 46.7 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Liberal Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, December 1910|General Election December 1910]]: Berwick-upon-Tweed}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon|Sir Edward Grey, Bt]] |votes = 4,612 |percentage = 61.2 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Hoare |votes = 2,926 |percentage = 38.8 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 1,686 |percentage = 22.4 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 79.8 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Liberal Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, January 1910|General Election January 1910]]: Berwick-upon-Tweed}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon|Sir Edward Grey, Bt]] |votes = 5,010 |percentage = 60.1 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = T.W.H. Inskip |votes = 3,327 |percentage = 39.9 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 1,683 |percentage = 20.2 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 88.3 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Liberal Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1900s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1906|General Election 1906]]: Berwick-upon-Tweed}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon|Sir Edward Grey, Bt]] |votes = 5,102 |percentage = 64.1 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = T.W.H. Inskip |votes = 2,862 |percentage = 35.9 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 2,240 |percentage = 28.2 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 85.5 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Liberal Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1900|General Election 1900]]: Berwick-upon-Tweed}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon|Sir Edward Grey, Bt]] |votes = Unopposed |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Liberal Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1895|General Election 1895]]: Berwick-upon-Tweed}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon|Sir Edward Grey, Bt]] |votes = 4,378 |percentage = 54.9 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Lord Warkworth |votes = 3,593 |percentage = 45.1 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 785 |percentage = 9.8 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 85.9 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Liberal Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1890s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1892|General Election 1892]]: Berwick-upon-Tweed}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon|Sir Edward Grey, Bt]] |votes = 4,002 |percentage = 52.9 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = W. Askew-Robertson |votes = 3,560 |percentage = 47.1 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 442 |percentage = 5.8 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 82.7 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Liberal Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1880s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1886|General Election 1886]]: Berwick-upon-Tweed}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon|Sir Edward Grey, Bt]] |votes = 4,131 |percentage = 54.8 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Unionist Party (UK) |candidate = Hon. F.W. Lambton |votes = 3,407 |percentage = 45.2 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 724 |percentage = 9.6 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 77.8 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Liberal Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1885|General Election 1885]]: Berwick-upon-Tweed}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon|Sir Edward Grey, Bt]] |votes = 4,929 |percentage = 57.7 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Rt. Hon. Earl Percy |votes = 3,613 |percentage = 42.3 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 1,316 |percentage = 15.4 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 88.1 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Liberal Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ==See also== * [[Berwick-upon-Tweed by-election, 1941]] * [[Berwick-upon-Tweed by-election, 1944]] * [[Berwick-upon-Tweed by-election, 1973]] * [[List of Parliamentary constituencies in Northumberland]] ==Notes and references== {{Reflist}} ==Sources== * {{cite web |title=politics.co.uk | work=Berwick-upon-Tweed: Big seat, big issues | url=http://www.politics.co.uk/singleitemandlistpage.aspx?menuindex=430014381&itemid=8326442 | accessdate=April 30, 2005 |archiveurl = http://web.archive.org/web/20050422070033/http://www.politics.co.uk/singleitemandlistpage.aspx?menuindex=430014381&itemid=8326442 <!-- Bot retrieved archive --> |archivedate = April 22, 2005}} * {{cite news |title=bbc.co.uk | work=BBC NEWS - Vote 2001 - Results & Constituency - Berwick-upon-Tweed | url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/static/vote2001/results_constituencies/constituencies/046.stm | accessdate=April 30, 2005}} * {{cite web |title=Women in the house of commons | work=House of Commons Factsheet | url=http://www.parliament.uk/documents/upload/m04.pdf |format=PDF| accessdate=May 1, 2005}} * {{cite web |title=Burton Mail | work=Todd reveals his expenses claim | url=http://www.burtonmail.co.uk/detail.asp?cat=General%20News&id=4867931 | accessdate=May 2, 2005}} {{Dead link|date=October 2010|bot=H3llBot}} * {{cite web |title=Constituencies in the unreformed House | work=David Boothroyd Page | url=http://www.election.demon.co.uk/prereform.html | accessdate=September 8, 2006}} * Robert Beatson, ''A Chronological Register of Both Houses of Parliament'' (London: Longman, Hurst, Res & Orme, 1807) [http://books.google.com/books?vid=024wW9LmFc5kXY0FI2&id=Gh2wKY2rkDUC&printsec=toc&dq=Return+of+Members+of+Parliament&as_brr=1&sig=SK5GVtGLfWQ9ovZDbyZObAyIO5I#PPP9,M1] {{Constituencies in North East England}} {{coord|55|33|N|1|55|W|type:adm2nd_region:GB_dim:18000|display=title}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Berwick-Upon-Tweed (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in Northumberland]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1512]] [[Category:Berwick-upon-Tweed]] [[ar:بيرويك-أبون-تويد (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[pl:Okręg wyborczy Berwick-upon-Tweed]] [[zh:特威德河畔貝里克 (英國國會選區)]]
Bethnal Green and Bow (UK Parliament constituency) Bethnal Green and Bow {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Bethnal Green and Bow |parliament = uk |map1 = BethnalGreenBow2007 |map2 = |map_entity = [[Greater London]] |year = 1997 |type = Borough |previous = [[Bethnal Green and Stepney (UK Parliament constituency)|Bethnal Green and Stepney]] |next = |year2 = [[United Kingdom general election, February 1974|1974]] |abolished2 = 1983 |next2 = Bethnal Green and Stepney |previous2 = [[Bethnal Green (UK Parliament constituency)|Bethnal Green]] |electorate = 79,581 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Rushanara Ali]] |party = [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |region = England |county = [[Greater London]] |european = London |elects_howmany = One |elects_howmany2 = One }} '''Bethnal Green and Bow''' is a [[United Kingdom constituencies|parliamentary constituency]] located in [[Greater London]], represented in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) by the [[first past the post]] system of election. The constituency first existed 1974-1983, and was re-created in 1997. It is one of the poorest constituencies in London, and is one of the most ethnically diverse, with a large minority being [[British Bangladeshi|Bangladeshi]]. ==Boundaries== The 1974-1983 constituency comprised the then London Borough of Tower Hamlets wards of Bethnal Green Central, Bethnal Green East, Bethnal Green North, Bethnal Green South, Bethnal Green West, Bow North, Bow South, Bromley, Holy Trinity and Spitalfields. Between the [[United Kingdom general election, 1983|1983]] and [[United Kingdom general election, 1997|1997 general elections]], the equivalent seat was [[Bethnal Green and Stepney (UK Parliament constituency)|Bethnal Green and Stepney]]. ===Boundary review=== Following the review of parliamentary representation in [[North London]] in 2001, the [[Boundary Commission for England]] has modified the seat of Bethnal Green and Bow. A name change to "Tower Hamlets North" was rejected. The electoral wards which are used in the re-drawn Bethnal Green and Bow are entirely within the London Borough of [[London Borough of Tower Hamlets|Tower Hamlets]]. *[[Bethnal Green]] North, Bethnal Green South, Bow East, Bow West, Mile End and Globe Town, St Dunstan’s and [[Stepney]] Green, [[Spitalfields]] and [[Banglatown]], Weavers, [[Whitechapel]]. The Tower Hamlets wards of [[Blackwall, London|Blackwall]] and [[Cubitt Town]], [[Bromley-by-Bow]], [[East India]] and Lansbury, [[Limehouse]], Mile End East, [[Millwall]], St Katherine’s and [[Wapping]] and [[Shadwell]] have been moved to the new constituency of [[Poplar and Limehouse (UK Parliament constituency)|Poplar and Limehouse]]. ==Constituency Profile== [[Image:Brick Lane 2005.jpg|thumb|left|Brick Lane]] The seat is centred on the northern part of the [[London Borough of Tower Hamlets]], taking in much of [[Bethnal Green]], [[Bow, London|Bow]] and [[Stepney]]. It includes much of the traditional [[East End of London|East End]] and [[Brick Lane]]. The seat has one of the highest Muslim communities in the country and there are areas of significant poverty and deprivation. This is traditionally very safe Labour territory, though the 2005 Respect breakthrough showed that moderate Labour candidates might not be left-wing enough for the electorate and a vulnerable to attack from the far-left who are well-organised locally. ==History== ===1970s-1994=== In 1974 the [[Bethnal Green (UK Parliament constituency)|Bethnal Green]] constituency was abolished. A new seat was created with the strict official name of Tower Hamlets, Bethnal Green and Bow. However the London Borough prefix is not commonly used for seats in the 1974-1983 redistribution. The 1974-1983 constituency was a safe Labour seat, with the Liberal Party in a distant second place. [[Ian Mikardo]], a well known back bench Labour MP, represented the area in this period. Between 1983 and 1997, most of the present constituency formed the seat of [[Bethnal Green and Stepney (UK Parliament constituency)|Bethnal Green and Stepney]]. The borough of Tower Hamlets has a reputation for being a bastion of radical politics, with Communists and more recently the Respect MP George Galloway being elected to Parliament as well as providing massive Labour majorities. Before a recent revival, the [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative Party]] last won council seats in the area in 1931. The Liberal Party remained the main challengers to Labour in the Bethnal Green area but the loss of Percy Harris as [[Bethnal Green South West (UK Parliament constituency)|Bethnal Green South West]] MP and eventually as London County Councillor too (despite a temporary comeback in 1946) put them out of the running in Parliamentary elections until a Liberal revival began in Bow in the late 1970s. Tower Hamlets was the only London Borough to have had seats held by the [[Communist Party of Great Britain]]; they lost their last seats in 1971. Between 1945 and 1950, Mile End provided the CPGB with one of its two parliamentary seats, being represented by [[Phil Piratin]]. Two Communists also won seats on the London County council (LCC) in 1947. Between 1986 and 1994, the Liberal Democrats controlled [[Tower Hamlets London Borough Council]], this proved a successful but controversial period. The delivery of major infrastructure projects, including many schools and school housing projects, was balanced by alleged corruption. ===1997-2010=== In the [[United Kingdom general election, 1997|1997 general election]], there was a swing of 5% to the [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative Party]] at a time when the national trend was a landslide swing against them. Bethnal Green and Bow was one of only two constituencies in the country to have any sort of pro-Conservative swing. This unusual result was ascribed to problems over the selection of a [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour Party]] candidate, following the retirement of [[Peter Shore]]. [[Oona King]], who won the selection, was not well known and many in the local area would have preferred a candidate from a Bangladeshi background. However the leading Bangladeshi candidates were identified with the extremist left and were excluded from the selection. Following British participation in the invasion of Iraq, an action deeply unpopular with the Muslim community in the constituency but nevertheless supported by Oona King, the newly formed [[RESPECT The Unity Coalition|Respect]] coalition gained support. They topped the poll in Tower Hamlets in the [[European Parliament Election, 2004 (UK)|2004 European Parliamentary elections]] and subsequently won their first local council seat in a by-election. In the [[United Kingdom general election, 2005|May 2005 general election]], the seat was narrowly won by former Labour MP [[George Galloway]], one of Respect's leading figures. [[RESPECT The Unity Coalition|Respect]] also won seats in the 2006 local council elections although its performance was not as strong as many observers believed it could have been. George Galloway has attracted criticism for lack of attendance at [[Parliament of the United Kingdom|Parliament]], especially when he appeared in the reality TV programme [[Celebrity Big Brother (UK)|Big Brother]].{{Citation needed|date=September 2009}} However, he has countered that he has not missed any crucial votes and that the best way for him to advance the interests of his constituents is by general campaigning. Galloway had always said that he only intended to stay in the seat for one parliament and in 2010 stood for the neighbouring constituency of [[Poplar and Limehouse (UK Parliament constituency)|Poplar and Limehouse]]. However, he lost the poll to the Labour incumbent Jim Fitzpatrick. ===General election 2010=== In September 2007, the Respect party selected Abjol Miah, the leader of the Respect Group on Tower Hamlets Council as their candidate to replace George Galloway in Bethnal Green and Bow. He has worked in the local area as a radio presenter, drugs worker and martial arts trainer. Previously, Miah ousted Council Leader Michael Keith, along with two other cabinet members{{Clarify|date=April 2010}}. The Labour Party selected [[Rushanara Ali]], an [[University of Oxford|Oxford]] graduate who previously worked as Parliamentary Assistant to former MP Oona King.,<ref>{{cite web|url= http://www.londoncouncils.gov.uk/media/current/pressdetail.htm?pk=207|title=Commission to tackle child poverty in London|publisher=London Councils|date=2006-02-20|accessdate=2008-09-18}}</ref> now working for local charity The Young Foundation. [[Ajmal Masroor]] was the Lib Dem Candidate. He is a television presenter on political debates and an [[imam]].<ref name=ajmal>[http://www.ajmal4london.co.uk/whyme.asp Ajmal For London]</ref> Zakir Khan was selected by the Conservative Party from an open primary. He is the Head of Public Affairs for the [[Canary Wharf Group]] based in Tower Hamlets, and a former [[sports manager]]. The [[Pirate Party UK]] selected [[Alexander van Terheyden]] as their candidate a local DJ and City Broker who raised issues that may of otherwise been ignored by the mainstream parties. The election result was a clear win for Labour and a major setback for Respect (which lost its only seat in Parliament with the loss of this constituency). Ali won with 21,784 votes (42.9%, up 8.4% for Labour); Masroor came in second with 10,210 (20.1%, up 7.8% for the Lib Dems); Miah received only 8,532 votes, 16.8% of the total, representing a 19.8% plummet in the Respect vote; and Khan received 7,071 (13.9%, a 2.0% increase in the Tory vote for this district). This seat was one of only three nationally that Labour gained in the 2010 election. ==Members of Parliament== {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member <ref name="rayment">{{Rayment-hc|b|3}}</ref> !Party |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Co-operative/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, February 1974|Feb 1974]] | [[Ian Mikardo]] | [[Labour Co-operative]] |- | colspan="2" alig="right"|[[United Kingdom general election, 1983|1983]] |colspan="2"|''constituency abolished: see [[Bethnal Green and Stepney (UK Parliament constituency)|Bethnal Green and Stepney]]'' |- | colspan="2" alig="right"|[[United Kingdom general election, 1997|1997]] |colspan="2"|''constituency recreated'' |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1997|1997]] | [[Oona King]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{RESPECT The Unity Coalition/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 2005|2005]] | [[George Galloway]] | [[RESPECT The Unity Coalition|Respect]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|2010]] | [[Rushanara Ali]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |} ==Election results== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|2010 General Election]]: Bethnal Green and Bow<ref>{{cite web |url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/nol/shared/election2010/results/constituency/a26.stm |title=Bethnal Green & Bow |author= |date= |work=Election 2010 |publisher=[[BBC]] |accessdate=May 7, 2010}}</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Rushanara Ali]] |votes = 21,784 |percentage = 42.9 |change = +8.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = [[Ajmal Masroor]] |votes = 10,210 |percentage = 20.1 |change = +7.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Respect - The Unity Coalition |candidate = Abjol Miah |votes = 8,532 |percentage = 16.8 |change = -19.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Zakir Khan |votes = 7,071 |percentage = 13.9 |change = +2.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Jeffrey Marshall |votes = 1,405 |percentage = 2.8 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Farid Bakht |votes = 856 |percentage = 1.7 |change = -2.8 }} {{Election box candidate| |party = Independent |candidate = Patrick Brooks |votes = 277 |percentage = 0.5 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Pirate Party UK |candidate = Alexander van Terheyden |votes = 213 |percentage = 0.4 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate| |party = United Voice |candidate = Hasib Hikmat |votes = 209 |percentage = 0.4 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate| |party = Independent |candidate = Haji Mahmood Choudhury |votes = 100 |percentage = 0.2 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate| |party = Independent |candidate = Ahmed Abdul Malik |votes = 71 |percentage = 0.1 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 11,574 |percentage = 22.8 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 50,728 |percentage = 62.4 |change = +10.9 }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |loser = RESPECT The Unity Coalition |swing = 14.1% }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Bethnal Green and Bow }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |candidate = [[George Galloway]] |party = RESPECT The Unity Coalition |votes = 15,801 |percentage = 35.9 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Oona King]] |votes = 14,978 |percentage = 34.0 |change = -16.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Shahagir Bakth Faruk |votes = 6,244 |percentage = 14.2 |change = -10.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Syed Nurul Islam Dulu |votes = 4,928 |percentage = 11.2 |change = -4.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = John Foster |votes = 1,950 |percentage = 4.4 |change = +0.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Alliance for Change (UK) |candidate = Ejiro Etefia* |votes = 68 |percentage = 0.2 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Communist League (UK, 1988) |candidate = Celia Pugh |votes = 38 |percentage = 0.1 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 823 |percentage = 1.9 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 44,007 |percentage = 51.2 |change = }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = RESPECT The Unity Coalition |loser = Labour Party (UK) |swing = 26.2% }} {{Election box end}} <nowiki>*</nowiki>As per the Electoral Commission<ref>http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/files/dms/Generalelection2005_candidates_19333-14260__E__N__S__W__.xls</ref> the candidate Ejiro Etefia was coded as an "Independent" candidate because his chosen party label - Alliance for Change Restore People's Freedoms! [''sic''] - did not match a registered political party name. {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Bethnal Green and Bow }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Oona King]] |votes = 19,380 |percentage = 50.5 |change = +4.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Shahagir Bakth Faruk |votes = 9,323 |percentage = 24.3 |change = +3.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Janet Ludlow |votes = 5,946 |percentage = 15.5 |change = +3.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Anna Bragga |votes = 1,666 |percentage = 4.3 |change = +2.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |candidate = Michael Davidson |party = British National Party |votes = 1,211 |percentage = 3.2 |change = -4.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = New Britain Party |candidate = [[Dennis Delderfield]] |votes = 888 |percentage = 2.3 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 10,057 |percentage = 26.2 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 38,414 |percentage = 50.2 |change = -10.1 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1997|General Election 1997]]: Bethnal Green and Bow}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Oona King]] |votes = 20,697 |percentage = 46.3 |change = -9.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Kabir Choudhury |votes = 9,412 |percentage = 21.1 |change = +3.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Syed Nurul Islam Dulu |votes = 5,361 |percentage = 12.0 |change = -10.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = David King |votes = 3,350 |percentage = 7.5 |change = +3.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK, 1989) |candidate = Terry Milson |votes = 2,963 |percentage = 6.6 |change = }} {{Election box candidate| |party = Real Labour |candidate = Sheref Osman |votes = 1,117 |percentage = 2.5 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Stephen Petter |votes = 812 |percentage = 1.8 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Referendum Party |candidate = Muhammed Abdullah |votes = 557 |percentage = 1.2 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Socialist Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Abdul Hamid |votes = 413 |percentage = 0.9 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 11,285 |percentage = 25.3 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 44,682 |percentage = 60.3 |change = -5.2 }} {{Election box end}} * ''Constituency did not exist between 1983 and 1997 - see [[Bethnal Green and Stepney (UK Parliament constituency)|Bethnal Green and Stepney]]'' {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1979|General Election 1979]]: Tower Hamlets, Bethnal Green and Bow}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Ian Mikardo]] |votes = 14,227 |percentage = 49.9 |change = -19.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = Eric Flounders |votes = 6,673 |percentage = 23.4 |change = +10.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Robin Page (journalist)|Robin Page]] |votes = 5,567 |percentage = 19.5 |change = +9.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = National Front (UK) |candidate = [[Martin Webster]] |votes = 1,740 |percentage = 6.1 |change = -1.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Workers Revolutionary Party (UK) |candidate = W.C. Colvill |votes = 183 |percentage = 0.6 |change = +0.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Socialist Unity (UK) |candidate = R.J. Varnes |votes = 153 |percentage = 0.5 |change = +0.5 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 7,554 |percentage = 26.5 |change = -29.4 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 51,436 |percentage = 55.5 |change = +2.5 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, October 1974|General Election October 1974]]: Tower Hamlets, Bethnal Green and Bow}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Ian Mikardo]] |votes = 19,649 |percentage = 68.9 |change = +3.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Tudor Gates]] |votes = 3,700 |percentage = 13.0 |change = -6.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = C.P.Y. Murphy |votes = 2,995 |percentage = 10.5 |change = -4.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = National Front (UK) |candidate = W.E. Castleton |votes = 2,172 |percentage = 7.6 |change = +7.6 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 15,949 |percentage = 55.9 |change = +10.0 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 53,753 |percentage = 53.0 |change = -8.0 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, February 1974|General Election February 1974]]: Tower Hamlets, Bethnal Green and Bow}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Ian Mikardo]] |votes = 21,371 |percentage = 65.6 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Tudor Gates]] |votes = 6,417 |percentage = 19.7 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = C. P. Y. Murphy |votes = 4,787 |percentage = 14.7 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 14,954 |percentage = 45.9 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 53,427 |percentage = 61.0 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |loser = new seat |swing = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box end}} ==Statistics== According to the 2001 census, the constituency is one of the diverse areas in the UK. It has a population of around 112,000 people, 46.4 per cent are of [[White people|White]] race (52,148), the second largest ethnic group was, [[British Bangladeshi|Bangladeshi]] (40,082) constituting 35.7 per cent of the population, other Asians 2.7 per cent (includes [[British Indian|Indians]], [[British Pakistanis|Pakistanis]] and other Asians - 3,069), those of [[Black people|Black]] race (5,494) constitute 4.9 per cent (includes [[British African-Caribbean community|Black Africans and Caribbeans]]), [[Mixed race]] (2,699) 2.4 per cent, [[Chinese people|Chinese]] (1,194) 1.1 per cent, and other ethnic groups less than 1 per cent. Statistics from the census also indicated that about 40 per cent of people are [[Muslim]]s within the constituency, the highest in England.<ref>2001 Census statistics - Neighbourhood Statistics.</ref> ==References== {{Reflist}} ==External links== *[http://www.election-maps.co.uk UK Constituency Maps] *[http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/static/vote2001/results_constituencies/constituencies/047.stm BBC Vote 2001] (Includes 1997 and 2001 results) *[http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/vote2005/html/47.stm BBC Election 2005] (Includes 2005 candidates) ==Bibliography== * ''Boundaries of Parliamentary Constituencies 1885-1972'', compiled and edited by F.W.S. Craig (Parliamentary Reference Publications 1972) * ''British Parliamentary Election Results 1974-1983'', compiled and edited by F.W.S. Craig (Parliamentary Research Services 1984) * ''Who's Who of British Members of Parliament, Volume IV 1945-1979'', edited by M. Stenton and S. 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Beverley and Holderness (UK Parliament constituency) Beverley and Holderness {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Beverley and Holderness |parliament = uk |map1 = BeverleyHolderness2007 |map2 = EnglandHumberside |map_entity = Humberside |map_year = |year = 1997 |abolished = |type = County |elects_howmany = One |previous = |next = |electorate = 79,775 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Graham Stuart (UK politician)|Graham Stuart]] |party = Conservative Party (UK) |region = England |county = East Riding of Yorkshire |european = Yorkshire and the Humber |towns = [[Beverley]], [[Hornsea]], [[Hedon]], [[Withernsea]] }} '''Beverley and Holderness''' is a [[United Kingdom constituencies|parliamentary constituency]] represented in the [[British House of Commons|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament|Member of Parliament (MP)]] by the [[first past the post]] system of election. == Boundaries == The constituency covers the south-east area of the [[East Riding of Yorkshire]] and borders with the [[East Yorkshire (UK Parliament constituency)|East Yorkshire]], [[Haltemprice and Howden (UK Parliament constituency)|Haltemprice and Howden]], [[Kingston upon Hull North (UK Parliament constituency)|Kingston upon Hull North]] & [[Kingston upon Hull East (UK Parliament constituency)|Kingston upon Hull East]] constituencies. It also borders a stretch of the [[North Sea]] coast from [[Skipsea]] to [[Spurn|Spurn Point]], and the [[Humber|Humber estuary]] to [[Hedon]]. For the [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|2010 general election]] minor boundary changes affect the constituency. The civil parish of [[Brandesburton]] was transferred to the [[East Yorkshire (UK Parliament constituency)|East Yorkshire]] constituency and [[Woodmansey]] to the [[Haltemprice and Howden (UK Parliament constituency)|Haltemprice and Howden]] constituency. [[Middleton on the Wolds]] was gained from the [[East Yorkshire (UK Parliament constituency)|East Yorkshire]] constituency and [[Newbald]] from the [[Haltemprice and Howden (UK Parliament constituency)|Haltemprice and Howden]] constituency.<ref name="EYN">{{cite journal|month=April|year=2010|title=Are you ready to vote in the next election?|journal=East Riding News|publisher=East Riding of Yorkshire Council|page=p.&nbsp;3}}</ref> ==History== The constituency first sent members to Parliament regularly from 1563 as ''[[Beverley]]'', but was disenfranchised in 1869. It was re-created for a short time between 1950 and 1955 and then again in 1983. In 1997 the constituency was renamed to the current form, ''Beverley and Holderness''. Following the elections in 2005, a [[ballot box]] was stolen. == Members of Parliament == ''Before 1997, see [[Beverley (UK Parliament constituency)|Beverley]]'' {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member<ref>{{rayment-hc|b|3}}</ref>!!Party |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1997|1997]] | [[James Cran]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 2005|2005]] | [[Graham Stuart (UK politician)|Graham Stuart]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |} == Elections == ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Beverley and Holderness<ref name="Beverley & Holderness">{{cite news | title = Beverley & Holderness | url = http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/election2010/results/constituency/a27.stm | publisher = BBC News | accessdate = 2010-05-07}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Graham Stuart (UK politician)|Graham Stuart]] |votes = 25,063 |percentage = 47.1 |change = +6.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Craig Dobson |votes = 12,076 |percentage = 22.7 |change = +3.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Ian Saunders |votes = 11,224 |percentage = 21.1 |change = -13.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Neil Whitelam |votes = 2,080 |percentage = 3.9 |change = +3.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Andy Horsfield |votes = 1,845 |percentage = 3.5 |change = -1.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Bill Rigby |votes = 686 |percentage = 1.3 |change = +1.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = Ron Hughes |votes = 225 |percentage = 0.4 |change = +0.4 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 12,987 |percentage = 24.4 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 53,199 |percentage = 66.8 |change = +2.6 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 2000s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Beverley and Holderness<ref>http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/elections/results/general_elections/uk-general-election-2005/beverley--and--holderness</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Graham Stuart (UK politician)|Graham Stuart]] |votes = 20,435 |percentage = 40.7 |change = -0.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = George McManus |votes = 17,854 |percentage = 35.6 |change = -4.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Stewart Willie |votes = 9,578 |percentage = 19.1 |change = +3.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Oliver Marriott |votes = 2,336 |percentage = 4.7 |change = +1.5 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 2,580 |percentage = 5.1 |change = +3.4 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 50,203 |percentage = 64.8 |change = +2.8 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +1.7 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Beverley and Holderness<ref name="guardian">[http://politics.guardian.co.uk/hoc/constituency/history/0,,-708,00.html Beverley and Holderness | Aristotle], [[guardian.co.uk]]</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[James Cran]] |votes = 19,168 |percentage = 41.3 |change = +0.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Pippa Langford |votes = 18,387 |percentage = 39.6 |change = +0.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Stewart Willie |votes = 7,356 |percentage = 15.9 |change = -2.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Stephen Wallis |votes = 1,464 |percentage = 3.2 |change = +1.8 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 781 |percentage = 1.7 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 46,375 |percentage = 62.0 |change = -10.9 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1997|General Election 1997]]: Beverley and Holderness<ref name="guardian" />}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[James Cran]] |votes = 21,629 |percentage = 41.2 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Norman O'Neill |votes = 20,418 |percentage = 38.9 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = John Melling |votes = 9,689 |percentage = 18.4 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = D. Barley |votes = 695 |percentage = 1.3 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Natural Law Party |candidate = S. Withers |votes = 111 |percentage = 0.2 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 1,211 |percentage = |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 73.1 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box end}} == See also == * [[List of Parliamentary constituencies in Humberside]] ==Notes and references== <references /> ==Sources== * http://www.election.demon.co.uk/prereform.html {{Constituencies in Yorkshire and the Humber}} {{coord|53.800|-0.156|type:city_region:GB|display=title}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Beverley And Holderness (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in Yorkshire and the Humber]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1997]] [[Category:Politics of the East Riding of Yorkshire]] [[ar:بيفرلي وهولدرنيس (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]]
Bexhill and Battle (UK Parliament constituency) Bexhill and Battle {{coord|50.886|0.470|display=title|region:GB_scale:50000}} {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Bexhill and Battle |parliament = uk |map1 = BexhillBattle2007 |map2 = EnglandEastSussex |map_entity = East Sussex |map_year = |year = 1983 |abolished = |type = County |elects_howmany = |previous = |next = |electorate = 78,602 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Gregory Barker]] |party = Conservative Party (UK) |region = England |county = East Sussex |european = South East England |elects_howmany = One }} '''Bexhill and Battle''' is a [[constituency]] represented in the [[British House of Commons|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) by the [[first past the post]] system of election. == Boundaries == The constituency is based around the district of [[Rother]] in [[East Sussex]]. == Constituency profile == The main towns in the constituency, from which the seat takes its name, are [[Battle, East Sussex|Battle]] and the coastal resort of [[Bexhill-on-Sea]]. == History == The seat's first MP, Charles Wardle, served as a junior Home Office minister in the government of [[John Major]]; Wardle [[List_of_British_Members_of_Parliament_who_crossed_the_floor#1997–2001_Parliament|had the Conservative whip removed]] shortly before the 2001 election. The seat has been held by Gregory Barker since 2001; Barker has been a junior minister at the Department for Energy and Climate Change since the formation of the Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition government following the 2010 general election. == Members of Parliament == {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member<ref name="rayment">{{Rayment-hc|b|3}}</ref> !Party |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1983|1983]] |rowspan="2"|[[Charles Wardle]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Independent/meta/color}}" | | ''2001'' | [[Independent (politician)|Independent]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 2001|2001]] | [[Gregory Barker]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |} == Elections == ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Bexhill and Battle<ref>[http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/election2010/results/constituency/a28.stm BBC - Election 2010 - Bexhill & Battle]</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Gregory Barker]] |votes = 28,147 |percentage = 51.6 |change = −2.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Liberal Democrats |candidate = Mary Varrall |votes = 15,267 |percentage = 28.0 |change = +5.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = James Royston |votes = 6,524 |percentage = 12.0 |change = −5.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Trust (political party) |candidate = [[Stuart Wheeler]] |votes = 2,699 |percentage = 4.9 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = British National Party |candidate = Neil Jackson |votes = 1,950 |percentage = 3.6 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority |votes = 12,880 |percentage = 23.6 |change = −7.9 }} {{Election box turnout |votes = 54,587 |percentage = 68.9 |change = +2.1 }} {{Election box hold with party link |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = −4.0 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 2000s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Bexhill and Battle }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Gregory Barker]] |votes = 24,629 |percentage = 52.6 |change = +4.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Mary Varrall |votes = 11,180 |percentage = 23.9 |change = -0.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Michael Jones |votes = 8,457 |percentage = 18.1 |change = -1.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Anthony Smith |votes = 2,568 |percentage = 5.5 |change = -2.3 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 13,449 |percentage = 28.7 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 46,834 |percentage = 67.2 |change = +2.3 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +2.7 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Bexhill and Battle }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Gregory Barker]] |votes = 21,555 |percentage = 48.1 |change = 0.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Stephen Hardy |votes = 11,052 |percentage = 24.7 |change = -0.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Anne Moore-Williams |votes = 8,702 |percentage = 19.4 |change = +1.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = [[Nigel Farage]] |votes = 3,474 |percentage = 7.8 |change = +6.2 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 10,503 |percentage = 23.4 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 44,783 |percentage = 64.9 |change = -9.6 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +0.4 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1997|General Election 1997]]: Bexhill and Battle }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Charles Wardle]] |votes = 23,570 |percentage = 48.1 |change = -12.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Kathryn Field |votes = 12,470 |percentage = 25.5 |change = -3.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Robert Beckwith |votes = 8,866 |percentage = 18.1 |change = +8.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Referendum Party |candidate = Vanessa Thompson |votes = 3,302 |percentage = 6.7 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = J Pankhurst |votes = 786 |percentage = 1.6 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 11,100 |percentage = 22.6 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 48,994 |percentage = 74.5 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = -4.4 }} {{Election box end}} This constituency underwent boundary changes between the 1992 and 1997 general elections and thus change in share of vote is based on a notional calculation. {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]:Bexhill and Battle<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/ge92index.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=9 April 1992|work=Election 1992|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=6 Dec 2010}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Charles Wardle]] |votes = 31,380 |percentage = 60.3 |change = -6.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Ms. SM Prochak |votes = 15,023 |percentage = 28.9 |change = +3.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = FW Taylor |votes = 4,883 |percentage = 9.4 |change = +1.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = JL Prus |votes = 594 |percentage = 1.1 |change = +1.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = Mrs MF Smith |votes = 190 |percentage = 0.4 |change = +0.4 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 16,357 |percentage = 31.4 |change = -9.2 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 52,070 |percentage = 79.1 |change = +1.7 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = -4.6 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1980s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1987|General Election 1987]]: Bexhill and Battle }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Charles Wardle]] |votes = 33,570 |percentage = 66.5 |change = -0.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Social Democratic Party (UK) |candidate = R Kiernan |votes = 13,051 |percentage = 25.8 |change = +2.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = D K Watts |votes = 3,903 |percentage = 7.7 |change = -0.3 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 20,519 |percentage = 40.7 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 50,524 |percentage = 77.4 |change = +4.5 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = -1.6 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1983|General Election 1983]]: Bexhill and Battle }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Charles Wardle]] |votes = 30,329 |percentage = 67.3 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = P R Smith |votes = 10,583 |percentage = 23.5 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = I P Pearson |votes = 3,587 |percentage = 8.0 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Ecology Party |candidate = A Rix |votes = 538 |percentage = 1.2 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 19,746 |percentage = 43.8 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 45,037 |percentage = 72.9 |change = }} {{Election box end}} ==See also== *[[List of Parliamentary constituencies in East Sussex]] ==Notes and references== {{reflist}}{{refbegin}} ==Sources== *[http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/vote2005/html/49.stm Election result, 2005] (BBC) *[http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/static/vote2001/results_constituencies/constituencies/049.stm Election results, 1997 – 2001] (BBC) *[http://www.election.demon.co.uk/1997EC3.html Election results, 1997 – 2001] (Election Demon) *[http://www.election.demon.co.uk/1983EC.html Election results, 1983 – 1992] (Election Demon) (Result is incorrect for 1992) *[http://politics.guardian.co.uk/hoc/constituency/history/0,9571,-709,00.html Election results, 1992 – 2005] (Guardian) {{refend}} {{Constituencies in South East England}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Bexhill And Battle (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in South East England]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1983]] [[Category:Politics of East Sussex]] [[Category:Rother]] [[ar:بيكسهيل وباتل (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[zh:貝克斯希爾和巴特爾 (英國國會選區)]]
Bexleyheath and Crayford (UK Parliament constituency) Bexleyheath and Crayford {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Bexleyheath and Crayford |parliament = uk |map1 = BexleyheathCrayford2007 |map2 = |map_entity = Greater London |map_year = |year = 1997 |abolished = |type = Borough |previous = [[Bexleyheath (UK Parliament constituency)|Bexleyheath]] and [[Erith and Crayford (UK Parliament constituency)|Erith & Crayford]] |next = |electorate = 64,144 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[David Evennett]] |party = [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |region = England |county = Greater London |european = London |elects_howmany = One }} [[Image:Bexleyheath and Crayford.PNG|thumb|310px|Revised wards and boundaries of The Bexleyheath and Crayford constituency (green) within the [[London Borough of Bexley]] (yellow)]] '''Bexleyheath and Crayford''' is a [[borough constituency]] represented in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) by the [[first past the post]] system of election. It was created in 1997 from parts of the former seats of [[Bexleyheath (UK Parliament constituency)|Bexleyheath]] and [[Erith and Crayford (UK Parliament constituency)|Erith & Crayford]]. ==Boundaries== The constituency is made up of eight electoral wards from the [[London Borough of Bexley]]: *Barnehurst, Brampton, Christchurch, Colyers, Crayford, Danson Park, North End, St Michael’s ===Boundary review=== Following their review of parliamentary representation in [[South London]], and as a consequence of changes to ward boundaries, the [[Boundary Commission for England]] recommended that part of Danson Park ward be transferred to Bexleyheath and Crayford from the constituency of [[Old Bexley and Sidcup (UK Parliament constituency)|Old Bexley and Sidcup]]; that part of Colyers ward be transferred from [[Erith and Thamesmead (UK Parliament constituency)|Erith and Thamesmead]]; and that parts of Lesnes Abbey ward, Belvedere ward, Northumberland Heath ward and Erith ward be transferred to Bexleyheath and Crayford from [[Erith and Thamesmead (UK Parliament constituency)|Erith and Thamesmead]]. ==Members of Parliament== {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member <ref name="rayment">{{Rayment-hc|b|3}}</ref> !Party |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1997|1997]] | [[Nigel Beard]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 2005|2005]] | [[David Evennett]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |} ==Election results== ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Bexleyheath and Crayford <ref>http://www.bexley.gov.uk/CHttpHandler.ashx?id=6476&p=0</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[David Evennett]] |votes = 21,794 |percentage = 50.5 |change = +3.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Howard Dawber |votes = 11,450 |percentage = 26.5 |change = -7.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Karelia Scott |votes = 5,502 |percentage = 12.7 |change = -0.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Stephen James |votes = 2,042 |percentage = 4.7 |change = +1.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = John Dunford |votes = 1,557 |percentage = 3.6 |change = +0.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = English Democrats |candidate = John Griffiths |votes = 466 |percentage = 1.1 |change = +1.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Adrian Ross |votes = 371 |percentage = 0.9 |change = +0.9 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 10,344 |percentage = 24.0 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 43,182 |percentage = 66.4 |change = +1.8 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +5.8 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 2000s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Bexleyheath and Crayford}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[David Evennett]] |votes = 19,722 |percentage = 46.3 |change = +6.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Nigel Beard]] |votes = 15,171 |percentage = 35.6 |change = &minus;8.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = David Raval |votes = 5,144 |percentage = 12.1 |change = +1.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = John Dunford |votes = 1,302 |percentage = 3.1 |change = +1.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = [[Jay Lee]] |votes = 1,245 |percentage = 2.9 |change = –0.6 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 4,551 |percentage = 10.7 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 42,584 |percentage = 65.5 |change = +2.0 }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |loser = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +7.2 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Bexleyheath and Crayford}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Nigel Beard]] |votes = 17,593 |percentage = 43.6 |change = –1.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[David Evennett]] |votes = 16,121 |percentage = 39.9 |change = +1.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Nick O'Hare |votes = 4,476 |percentage = 11.1 |change = –0.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Colin Smith |votes = 1408 |percentage = 3.5 |change = +2.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = John Dunford |votes = 780 |percentage = 1.9 |change = +1.1 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 1,472 |percentage = 3.6 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 40,378 |percentage = 63.5 |change = –12.6 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = –1.7 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1997|General Election 1997]]: Bexleyheath and Crayford}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Nigel Beard]] |votes = 21,942 |percentage = 45.5 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[David Evennett]] |votes = 18,527 |percentage = 38.4 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Francoise Montford |votes = 5,391 |percentage = 11.2 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Referendum Party |candidate = B. Thomas |votes = 1,551 |percentage = 3.2 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Paul Smith |votes = 429 |percentage = 0.9 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = W. Jenner |votes = 383 |percentage = 0.8 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 3,415 |percentage = |change = ''N/A' }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 46.1 |change = ''N/A' }} {{Election box end}} ==See also== *[[List of Parliamentary constituencies in Greater London]] *[[David Evennett]] Wikipedia page *[http://www.davidevennett.com David Evennett's website] *[[Howard Dawber]] Wikipedia page *[http://www.howarddawber.org.uk Howard Dawber's website] *[http://adrian-ross.net Adrian Ross's website] ==References== {{Reflist}} {{Constituencies in London}} {{coord|51.46|0.16|type:city_region:GB-BEX|display=title}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Bexleyheath And Crayford (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Politics of Bexley]] [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in London]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1997]] [[ar:بيكسليهيث وكرايفورد (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[cy:Bexleyheath a Crayford (etholaeth seneddol)]] [[zh:貝克斯利希斯和克雷福德 (英國國會選區)]]
Birkenhead (UK Parliament constituency) Birkenhead {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Birkenhead |parliament = uk |map1 = Birkenhead2007 |map2 = EnglandMerseyside |map_entity = [[Merseyside]] |map_year = |year = 1950 |abolished = |type = Borough |previous = [[Birkenhead East (UK Parliament constituency)|Birkenhead East]], [[Birkenhead West (UK Parliament constituency)|Birkenhead West]] |next = |electorate = 62,432 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Frank Field (UK politician)|Frank Field]] |party = Labour Party (UK) |region = England |county = 1861&ndash;1918 [[Cheshire]]<br>1950&ndash;1974 Cheshire<br>1974&ndash; [[Merseyside]] |european = North West England |towns = [[Birkenhead]] |elects_howmany = One |year2 = 1861 |abolished2 = 1918 |type2 = Borough |next2 = [[Birkenhead East (UK Parliament constituency)|Birkenhead East]], [[Birkenhead West (UK Parliament constituency)|Birkenhead West]] }} '''Birkenhead''' is a [[United Kingdom constituencies|parliamentary constituency]] represented in the [[British House of Commons|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) by the [[first past the post]] system of election. ==History== Birkenhead was enfranchised in 1861, and the constituency was abolished by the [[Representation of the People Act 1918]] with effect from the [[United Kingdom general election, 1918|1918 general election]]. It was then replaced by the new [[Birkenhead East (UK Parliament constituency)|Birkenhead East]] and [[Birkenhead West (UK Parliament constituency)|Birkenhead West]] constituencies. Since the constituency was re-established at the [[United Kingdom general election, 1950|1950 general election]], it has returned only [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] MPs. At the [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|2010 general election]], Birkenhead had the fewest candidates of any UK constituency, with just Labour, the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats contesting the seat. ==Boundaries== The constituency covers the town of [[Birkenhead]], on the [[Wirral Peninsula]], and the Birkenhead suburbs of [[Bidston]], [[Claughton, Merseyside|Claughton]], [[Oxton, Merseyside|Oxton]], [[Rock Ferry]] and [[Tranmere, Merseyside|Tranmere]]. It is one of four parliamentary constituencies within the [[Metropolitan Borough of Wirral]]. The [[Boundary Commissions (United Kingdom)|Boundary Commission]] recommended that Birkenhead gain the entire [[Prenton]] ward from [[Wirral West (UK Parliament constituency)|Wirral West]] (the ward was shared between the two constituencies) at the [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|general election of 2010]]. ==Members of Parliament== ===MPs 1861&ndash;1918=== {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member<ref name="rayment">{{rayment-hc|b|3}}</ref>!!Party |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Birkenhead by-election, 1861|1861]] | [[John Laird (shipbuilder)|John Laird]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1874|1874]] | [[David MacIver]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1885|1885]] | [[Edward Bruce Hamley]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1892|1892]] | [[Arnold Keppel, 8th Earl of Albemarle|Arnold Keppel, Viscount Bury]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Birkenhead by-election, 1894|1894]] | [[Sir Elliott Lees, 1st Baronet|Elliott Lees]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Lib-Lab/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1906|1906]] | [[Henry Harvey Vivian]] | [[Lib-Lab]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, December 1910|1910]] | [[Alfred Bigland]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1918|1918]] |colspan="2"|''constituency abolished: see [[Birkenhead East (UK Parliament constituency)|Birkenhead East]] and [[Birkenhead West (UK Parliament constituency)|Birkenhead West]]'' |- |} ===MPs since 1950=== {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member<ref name="rayment"/>!!Party |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1950|1950]] | [[Percy Collick]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1964|1964]] | [[Edmund Dell]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1979|1979]] | [[Frank Field (UK politician)|Frank Field]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |} ==Elections== ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Birkenhead<ref>[http://www.wirral.gov.uk/News/news_0001343.html Parliamentary General Election Candidates], Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council</ref><ref>{{cite news| url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/election2010/results/constituency/a30.stm | work=BBC News | title=BBC NEWS – Election 2010 – Birkenhead}}</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Frank Field (politician)|Frank Field]] |votes = 22,082 |percentage = 62.5 |change = -2.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Andrew Gilbert |votes = 6,687 |percentage = 18.9 |change = +2.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Stuart Kelly |votes = 6,554 |percentage = 18.6 |change = +0.1 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 15,195 |percentage = 42.8 |change = +17.4 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 35,523 |percentage = 56.6 |change = +6.7 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = -2.7 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 2000s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[UK general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Birkenhead}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Frank Field |votes = 18,059 |percentage = 65.0 |change = -5.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Stuart Kelly |votes = 5,125 |percentage = 18.4 |change = +5.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Howard Morton |votes = 4,602 |percentage = 16.6 |change = -0.1 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 12,934 |percentage = 46.5 |change = -7.3 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 27,786 |percentage = 48.7 |change = +0.4 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = -5.6 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Birkenhead }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Frank Field |votes = 20,418 |percentage = 70.5 |change = -0.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Brian Stewart |votes = 4,827 |percentage = 16.7 |change = +1.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Roy Wood |votes = 3,722 |percentage = 12.8 |change = +3.8 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 15,591 |percentage = 53.8 |change = -1.8 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 28,967 |percentage = 48.3 |change = -17.7 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = -0.9 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1997|General Election 1997]]: Birkenhead<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/constit/082.htm|title=Politcs Resources|date=1 May 1997|work=Election 1997|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=2010-12-25}}</ref><ref>C. Rallings & M. Thrasher, The Media Guide to the New Parliamentary Constituencies, p.31 (Plymouth: LGC Elections Centre, 1995) </ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Frank Field]] |votes = 27,825 |percentage = 70.8 |change = +7.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = John Crosby |votes = 5,982 |percentage = 15.2 |change = &minus;9.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Roy Wood |votes = 3,548 |percentage = 9.0 |change = &minus;0.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Socialist Labour Party (UK) |candidate = M Cullen |votes = 1,168 |percentage = 3.0 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Referendum Party |candidate = R Evans |votes = 800 |percentage = 2.0 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 21,843 |percentage = 55.6 |change = +17.1 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 39,323 |percentage = 65.8 |change = &minus;7.2 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +8.6 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]: Birkenhead<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/ge92index.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=9 April 1992|work=Election 1992|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=2010-12-06}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Frank Field]] |votes = 29,098 |percentage = 63.6 |change = +4.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Glyn Hughes |votes = 11,485 |percentage = 25.1 |change = &minus;1.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Pat Williams |votes = 4,417 |percentage = 9.7 |change = &minus;5.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = T Fox |votes = 543 |percentage = 1.2 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Natural Law Party |candidate = B Griffiths |votes = 190 |percentage = 0.4 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 17,613 |percentage = 38.5 |change = +6.2 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 45,733 |percentage = 73.0 |change = +0.7 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +3.1 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1980s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1987|General Election 1987]]: Birkenhead}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Frank Field |votes = 27,883 |percentage = 58.7 |change = +9.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = KJ Costa |votes = 12,511 |percentage = 26.4 |change = -2.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = R Kemp |votes = 7,095 |percentage = 14.9 |change = -5.9 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 15,372 |percentage = 32.3 |change = +11.6 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 47,489 |percentage = 72.3 |change = +2.6 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +5.8 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1983|General Election 1983]]: Birkenhead}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Frank Field |votes = 23,249 |percentage = 49.6 |change = -0.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = T Peet |votes = 13,535 |percentage = 28.9 |change = -6.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = GC Lindsay |votes = 9,782 |percentage = 20.8 |change = +7.1 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 9,714 |percentage = 20.7 |change = +6.5 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 46,566 |percentage = 69.7 |change = -4.2 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +3.6 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1970s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1979|General Election 1979]]: Birkenhead}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Frank Field |votes = 20,803 |percentage = 49.9 |change = -1.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = P Gill |votes = 14,894 |percentage = 35.7 |change = +6.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = R Perkins |votes = 5,708 |percentage = 13.7 |change = -6.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Workers' Revolutionary Party (UK) |candidate = M Fletcher |votes = 306 |percentage = 0.7 |change = ''n/a'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 5,909 |percentage = 14.2 |change = -8.2 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 41,711 |percentage = 73.9 |change = +3.7 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = -4.1 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, October 1974|General Election October 1974]]: Birkenhead}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Edmund Dell |votes = 21,748 |percentage = 51.3 |change = +6.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = E Gearing |votes = 12,264 |percentage = 28.9 |change = -1.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = GC Lindsay |votes = 8,380 |percentage = 19.8 |change = -5.1 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 9,484 |percentage = 22.4 |change = +7.1 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 42,392 |percentage = 70.2 |change = -6.3 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +3.6 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, February 1974|General Election February 1974]]: Birkenhead}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Edmund Dell |votes = 20,696 |percentage = 45.2 |change = -5.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = JS Pyke |votes = 13,702 |percentage = 29.9 |change = -6.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = GC Lindsay |votes = 11,410 |percentage = 24.9 |change = +13.0 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 6,994 |percentage = 15.3 |change = +1.2 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 45,808 |percentage = 76.5 |change = +5.7 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +6.1 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1970|General Election 1970]]: Birkenhead}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Edmund Dell |votes = 20,980 |percentage = 50.7 |change = -9.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = R Kris |votes = 15,151 |percentage = 36.6 |change = -1.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = DTG Evans |votes = 4,926 |percentage = 11.9 |change = ''n/a'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Communist Party of Britain |candidate = B Williams |votes = 351 |percentage = 0.9 |change = -0.6 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 5,829 |percentage = 14.1 |change = -7.6 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 41,408 |percentage = 70.8 |change = -2.1 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = -5.6 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1960s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1966|General Election 1966]]: Birkenhead}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Edmund Dell |votes = 24,188 |percentage = 60.1 |change = +3.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = RJ Adley |votes = 15,438 |percentage = 38.4 |change = -4.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Communist Party of Britain |candidate = B Williams |votes = 604 |percentage = 1.5 |change = ''n/a'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 8,750 |percentage = 21.7 |change = +7.7 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 40,230 |percentage = 72.9 |change = -1.9 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +3.9 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1964|General Election 1964]]: Birkenhead}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Edmund Dell |votes = 23,994 |percentage = 57.0 |change = +8.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = RK Morland |votes = 18,133 |percentage = 43.0 |change = +1.8 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 5,861 |percentage = 14.0 |change = +6.3 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 42,127 |percentage = 74.4 |change = -4.4 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +5.0 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1950s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1959|General Election 1959]]: Birkenhead}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Percy Collick |votes = 22,990 |percentage = 48.9 |change = -4.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = KG Routledge |votes = 19,361 |percentage = 41.2 |change = -5.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = GF Bilson |votes = 4,658 |percentage = 9.9 |change = ''n/a'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 3,629 |percentage = 7.7 |change = +0.7 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 47,009 |percentage = 78.8 |change = +3.1 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +5.0 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1955|General Election 1955]]: Birkenhead}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Percy Collick |votes = 24,526 |percentage = 53.5 |change = -1.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = HS Oddie |votes = 21,345 |percentage = 46.5 |change = +1.5 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 3,181 |percentage = 7.0 |change = -3.0 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 45,871 |percentage = 75.7 |change = -7.1 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = -1.5 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1951|General Election 1951]]: Birkenhead}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Percy Collick |votes = 29,014 |percentage = 55.0 |change = +5.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = M Reney-Smith |votes = 23,765 |percentage = 45.0 |change = +6.6 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 5,249 |percentage = 10.0 |change = -1.5 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 52,779 |percentage = 82.8 |change = -2.1 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = -5.9 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1950|General Election 1950]]: Birkenhead}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Percy Collick |votes = 26,472 |percentage = 49.9 |change = ''n/a'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = HB Trevor-Cox |votes = 20,343 |percentage = 38.4 |change = ''n/a'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = DR Green |votes = 5,234 |percentage = 9.9 |change = ''n/a'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Communist Party of Britain |candidate = S Coulthard |votes = 971 |percentage = 1.8 |change = ''n/a'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 6,129 |percentage = 11.5 |change = ''n/a'' }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 53,020 |percentage = 84.9 |change = ''n/a'' }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = ''n/a'' }} {{Election box end}} ==See also== *[[List of Parliamentary constituencies on Merseyside]] ==Notes and references== {{Reflist}} ==Sources== *{{cite book |last=Craig |first=F. W. S. |authorlink= F. W. S. Craig |title=British parliamentary election results 1918-1949 |origdate= |origyear=1969 |edition= 3rd edition |year=1983 |publisher= Parliamentary Research Services |location=Chichester |isbn= 0-900178-06-X}} {{Constituencies in North West England}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Birkenhead (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in North West England]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1861]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies disestablished in 1918]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1950]] [[Category:Birkenhead]] [[ar:بيركينهيد (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[pl:Okręg wyborczy Birkehead]] [[zh:伯肯黑德 (英國國會選區)]]
Birmingham Edgbaston (UK Parliament constituency) Birmingham, Edgbaston {{coord|52|27|N|1|54|W|scale:2000_region:GB-BIR|display=title}} {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Birmingham Edgbaston |parliament = uk |map1 = BirminghamEdgbaston2007 |map2 = EnglandBirmingham |map_entity = [[Birmingham]] |map_year = |year = 1885 |abolished = |type = Borough |elects_howmany = One |previous = [[Birmingham (UK Parliament constituency)|Birmingham]] |next = |electorate = 69,039 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Gisela Stuart]] |party = Labour Party (UK) |region = England |county = [[West Midlands (county)|West Midlands]] |european = West Midlands }} '''Birmingham, Edgbaston''' is a [[borough constituency]] located in the [[Edgbaston]] area of [[Birmingham]]. It [[election|elects]] one [[Member of Parliament|Member of Parliament (MP)]] to the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]] by the [[first past the post]] system of election. Its best-known MP has been [[Neville Chamberlain]] ([[Prime Minister of the United Kingdom|Prime Minister]] 1937-1940), and since 1953 it has been represented only by women MPs. It is currently a marginal constituency between the [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour Party]] and the [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]]s. ==Boundaries== Situated to the south west of [[Birmingham]]'s centre, this is a neat and mostly middle-class constituency, with parks, [[Edgbaston Cricket Ground|Warwickshire's cricket ground]] and two grammar schools. It was a safe Conservative seat for decades, but some areas have pockets of considerable deprivation, helping Labour hold the seat since 1997. It contains the [[University of Birmingham]]'s main campus, and most of the student halls. ===Boundary review=== Following their review of parliamentary representation in [[Birmingham]] and the [[West Midlands (county)|West Midlands]], the [[Boundary Commission for England]] have created a modified Birmingham, Edgbaston seat, with the following wards: *[[Bartley Green]] *[[Edgbaston]] *[[Harborne]] *[[Quinton]]. ==History== The seat was held by the Conservatives until the 1997 Election. At that election it was the ninth seat to declare and the first seat to be gained by Labour from the Conservatives<ref>[http://www.election.demon.co.uk/declar.html order of declarations at 1997 election]</ref> on a 10% swing, presaging the Labour landslide of that year. Edgbaston has returned a female [[Member of Parliament|MP]] for over 50 years. The sitting [[Member of Parliament|MP]] is [[Gisela Stuart]]; the recent Conservative candidate was Edgbaston councillor Deirdre Alden, who was defeated in 2005 and 2010. It has been classified as a marginal seat.[http://www.voterpower.org.uk/birmingham-edgbaston] ==Members of Parliament== {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member<ref>{{rayment-hc|e|1}}</ref>!!Party |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1885|1885]] |rowspan="2"| [[George Dixon (MP)|George Dixon]] | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Unionist Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1886|1886]] | [[Liberal Unionist Party (UK)|Liberal Unionist]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Birmingham Edgbaston by-election, 1898|1898 by-election]] | [[Sir Francis Lowe, 1st Baronet|Francis Lowe]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1929|1929]] | Rt Hon [[Neville Chamberlain]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Birmingham Edgbaston by-election, 1940|1940 by-election]] | [[Peter Bennett, 1st Baron Bennett of Edgbaston|Peter Bennett]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Birmingham Edgbaston by-election, 1953|1953 by-election]] | Dame [[Edith Pitt]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1966|1966]] | Dame [[Jill Knight]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1997|1997]] | [[Gisela Stuart]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |} ==Elections== ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election 2010|General Election 2010]]: Birmingham, Edgbaston <ref>[http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/cs/Satellite?%26ssbinary=true&blobcol=urldata&blobheader=application%2Fpdf&blobheadername1=Content-Disposition&blobkey=id&blobtable=MungoBlobs&blobwhere=1223417397253&blobheadervalue1=attachment%3B+filename%3D58210PGE+-+Statement+of+Persons+Nominated+and+Notice+of+Poll+2010.pdf Statement of Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll 2010]</ref><ref>{{cite news| url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/election2010/results/constituency/a31.stm | work=BBC News | title=BBC NEWS – Election 2010 – Birmingham Edgbaston}}</ref><ref>[http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/general-election-2010 Birmingham City Council: General Election 2010]</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Gisela Stuart]] |votes = 16,894 |percentage = 40.6 |change = -2.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Deirdre Alden |votes = 15,620 |percentage = 37.6 |change = +0.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Roger Harmer |votes = 6,387 |percentage = 15.4 |change = +2.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Trevor Lloyd |votes = 1,196 |percentage = 2.9 |change = +2.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Stephen White |votes = 732 |percentage = 1.8 |change = -0.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Phil Simpson |votes = 469 |percentage = 1.1 |change = -1.7 }} {{Election box candidate| |party = Impact Party |candidate = Harry Takhar |votes = 146 |percentage = 0.4 |change = +0.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Christian Party (UK) |candidate = Charith Fernando |votes = 127 |percentage = 0.3 |change = +0.3 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 1,274 |percentage = 3.1 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 41,571 |percentage = 60.6 |change = +3.3 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = -1.3 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 2000s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[UK general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Birmingham, Edgbaston}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Gisela Stuart]] |votes = 16,465 |percentage = 43.8 |change = -5.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Deirdre Alden |votes = 14,116 |percentage = 37.5 |change = +0.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Mike Dixon |votes = 5,185 |percentage = 13.8 |change = +1.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Peter Beck |votes = 1,116 |percentage = 3.0 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Stephen White |votes = 749 |percentage = 2.0 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 2,349 |percentage = 6.2 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 37,631 |percentage = 58.0 |change = +2.0 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[UK general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Birmingham, Edgbaston}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Gisela Stuart]] |votes = 18,517 |percentage = 49.1 |change = +0.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Nigel Hastilow]] |votes = 13,819 |percentage = 36.6 |change = -2.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Nicola Davies |votes = 4,528 |percentage = 12.0 |change = +2.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Pro-Euro Conservative Party |candidate = Collis Gretton |votes = 454 |percentage = 1.2 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Socialist Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Sam Brackenbury |votes = 431 |percentage = 1.1 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 4,698 |percentage = 12.4 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 37,749 |percentage = 56.0 |change = -13.0 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[UK general election, 1997|General Election 1997]]: Birmingham, Edgbaston}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Gisela Stuart]] |votes = 23,554 |percentage = 48.6 |change = +9.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Andrew Marshall |votes = 18,712 |percentage = 38.6 |change = -10.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = James Gallagher |votes = 4,691 |percentage = 9.7 |change = -0.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Referendum Party |candidate = Jonathan Oakton |votes = 1,065 |percentage = 2.2 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Derek Campbell |votes = 443 |percentage = 0.9 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 4,842 |percentage = 10.0 |change = 10.0 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 48,465 |percentage = 69.0 |change = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[UK general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]: Birmingham, Edgbaston<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/i02.htm|title=UK General Election results April 1992|date=9 April 1992|work=Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=2010-12-06}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Jill Knight, Baroness Knight of Collingtree|Jill Knight]] |votes = 18,529 |percentage = 49.0 |change = &minus;0.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = John Wilton |votes = 14,222 |percentage = 37.6 |change = +10.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Iain Robertson-Steel |votes = 4,419 |percentage = 11.7 |change = &minus;9.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Phil Simpson |votes = 643 |percentage = 1.7 |change = +0.2 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 4,307 |percentage = 11.4 |change = &minus;11.6 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 37,813 |percentage = 71.3 |change = +2.7 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = &minus;5.8 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1980s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[UK general election, 1987|General Election 1987]]: Birmingham, Edgbaston}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Jill Knight, Baroness Knight of Collingtree|Jill Knight]] |votes = 18,595 |percentage = 49.8 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = John Wilton |votes = 10,014 |percentage = 26.9 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Social Democratic Party (UK) |candidate = J Binns |votes = 7,843 |percentage = 21.0 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Phil Simpson |votes = 559 |percentage = 1.5 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent Conservative |candidate = S Hardwick |votes = 307 |percentage = 0.8 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 8,581 |percentage = 22.9 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 68.6 |change = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[UK general election, 1983|General Election 1983]]: Birmingham, Edgbaston}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Jill Knight, Baroness Knight of Collingtree|Jill Knight]] |votes = 19,585 |percentage = 53.7 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Social Democratic Party (UK) |candidate = J Binns |votes = 8,167 |percentage = 22.4 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = P Bilson |votes = 7,647 |percentage = 21.0 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Ecology Party (UK) |candidate = J Hurdley |votes = 516 |percentage = 1.4 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent Conservative |candidate = S Hardwick |votes = 293 |percentage = 0.8 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Communist Party of Great Britain |candidate = P Davies |votes = 169 |percentage = 0.4 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = D Howlett |votes = 169 |percentage = 0.3 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 11,418 |percentage = 31.3 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 66.2 |change = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1970s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[UK general election, 1979|General Election 1979]]: Birmingham, Edgbaston}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Jill Knight, Baroness Knight of Collingtree|Jill Knight]] |votes = 25,192 |percentage = 54.1 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = A Hudson |votes = 15,605 |percentage = 33.5 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = J Dugued |votes = 4,377 |percentage = 9.4 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Ecology Party (UK) |candidate = J Tyler |votes = 852 |percentage = 1.8 |change = }} {{Election box candidate| |party = Independent Jesus and His Cross |candidate = D Howlett |votes = 297 |percentage = 0.6 |change = }} {{Election box candidate| |party = Save Birmingham Education |candidate = B Dore |votes = 129 |percentage = 0.3 |change = }} {{Election box candidate| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = L Marshall |votes = 112 |percentage = 0.2 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 9,587 |percentage = 20.6 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 67.8 |change = }} {{Election box end}} ==See also== *[[List of Parliamentary constituencies in the West Midlands (county)]] ==Notes and references== {{Reflist}} == External links == * [http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/edgbaston Birmingham city council constituency page] {{s-start}} {{s-par|uk}} {{s-bef|before=[[Colne Valley (UK Parliament constituency)|Colne Valley]]}} {{s-ttl|title=Constituency represented by the Chancellor of the Exchequer|years=1931–1937}} {{s-aft|after=[[Spen Valley (UK Parliament constituency)|Spen Valley]]}} {{s-bef|before=[[Bewdley (UK Parliament constituency)|Bewdley]]}} {{s-ttl|title=Constituency represented by the Prime Minister|years=1937–1940}} {{s-aft|after=[[Epping (UK Parliament constituency)|Epping]]}} {{end}} {{Constituencies in the West Midlands}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Birmingham Edgbaston (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in Birmingham, West Midlands]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1885]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies represented by a sitting Prime Minister]] [[ar:برمنغهام، إجباستون (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[pl:Okręg wyborczy Birmingham Edgbaston]] [[zh:伯明翰埃奇巴斯頓 (英國國會選區)]]
Birmingham Erdington (UK Parliament constituency) Birmingham, Erdington {{Coord|52.51|-1.87|type:adm2nd_dim:10000_region:GB|display=title}} {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Birmingham, Erdington |parliament = uk |map1 = BirminghamErdington2007 |map2 = EnglandBirmingham |map_entity = [[Birmingham]] |map_year = |year = 1974 |abolished = |type = Borough |elects_howmany = One |previous = |next = |electorate = 67,598 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Jack Dromey]] |party = Labour Party (UK) |region = England |county = [[West Midlands (county)|West Midlands]] |european = West Midlands |year2 = 1918 |abolished2 = 1955 |type2 = Borough |previous2 = |next2 = |elects_howmany2 = One }} '''Birmingham, Erdington''' is a [[United Kingdom constituencies|constituency]] represented in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) by the [[first past the post]] system of election. It is strongly inclined to elect Labour MPs, although the Conservatives were close challengers in the 1980s.{{Citation needed|date=April 2010}} ==Boundaries== In the north-east of the city of [[Birmingham]], this is a mix of [[council estate]]s and more affluent suburbs up against the [[Sutton Coldfield]] border. The [[Spaghetti Junction, Birmingham|Spaghetti Junction]] motorway junction is within this constituency. The large Kingstanding council estate is also within this seat. ===Boundary review=== Following their review of parliamentary representation in [[Birmingham]] and the [[West Midlands (county)|West Midlands]], the [[Boundary Commission for England]] have created a modified Birmingham, Erdington constituency with the following wards: *[[Erdington]] *[[Kingstanding]] *[[Stockland Green]] *[[Tyburn, Birmingham|Tyburn]]. ==Members of Parliament== === MPs 1918–1955 === {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member <ref name="rayment">{{Rayment-hc|e|2}}</ref> !Party |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1918|1918]] | Sir [[Arthur Steel-Maitland]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1929|1929]] | [[Charles James Simmons]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1931|1931]] | [[John Frederick Eales]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Birmingham Erdington by-election, 1936|1936 by-election]] | [[John Allan Cecil Cecil-Wright|John Allan Cecil Wright]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1945|1945]] | [[Julius Silverman]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1955|1955]] |colspan="2"| ''constituency abolished'' |} ===MPs since 1974=== {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member <ref name="rayment" /> !Party |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, February 1974|1974]] | [[Julius Silverman]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1983|1983]] | [[Robin Corbett, Baron Corbett of Castle Vale|Robin Corbett]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 2001|2001]] | [[Siôn Simon]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|2010]] | [[Jack Dromey]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |} ==Elections== ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Birmingham, Erdington<ref>[http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/cs/Satellite?%26ssbinary=true&blobcol=urldata&blobheader=application%2Fpdf&blobheadername1=Content-Disposition&blobkey=id&blobtable=MungoBlobs&blobwhere=1223417397253&blobheadervalue1=attachment%3B+filename%3D58210PGE+-+Statement+of+Persons+Nominated+and+Notice+of+Poll+2010.pdf Statement of Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll 2010]</ref><ref>[http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/general-election-2010 Birmingham City Council: General Election 2010]</ref> <ref>{{cite web |url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/election2010/results/constituency/a32.stm |title=Birmingham Erdington |author= |date= |work=Election 2010 |publisher=[[BBC]] |accessdate=May 7, 2010}}</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Jack Dromey]] |votes = 14,869 |percentage = 41.8 |change = -11.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Robert J C Alden |votes = 11,592 |percentage = 32.6 |change = +9.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats |candidate = Ann Holtom |votes = 5,742 |percentage = 16.2 |change = +0.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Kevin McHugh |votes = 1,815 |percentage = 5.1 |change = +0.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Maria Foy |votes = 842 |percentage = 2.4 |change = +0.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician)|Independent |candidate = Tony Tomkins |votes = 240 |percentage = 0.7 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Front |candidate = Terry Williams |votes = 229 |percentage = 0.6 |change = -0.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Christian Party (UK) |candidate = Timothy Gray |votes = 217 |percentage = 0.6 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 3,277 |percentage = 9.2 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 35,546 |percentage = 53.5 |change = +5.1 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = &minus;10.4 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 2000s=== {{Election box begin |title=[[UK general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Birmingham, Erdington}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Siôn Simon]] |votes = 16,810 |percentage = 53.0 |change = &minus;3.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Victoria Elvidge |votes = 7,235 |percentage = 22.8 |change = &minus;1.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Jerry Evans |votes = 5,027 |percentage = 15.8 |change = +4.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = [[Sharon Ebanks]] |votes = 1,512 |percentage = 4.8 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Rannal Hepburn |votes = 746 |percentage = 2.3 |change = +0.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = National Front (UK) |candidate = Terry Williams |votes = 416 |percentage = 1.3 |change = &minus;0.9 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 9,575 |percentage = 30.2 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 31,746 |percentage = 48.9 |change = +2.3 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = &minus;1.2 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Birmingham, Erdington }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Siôn Simon]] |votes = 17,375 |percentage = 56.8 |change = -2.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Oliver Lodge |votes = 7,413 |percentage = 24.2 |change = -3.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Sandra Johnson |votes = 3,602 |percentage = 11.8 |change = +1.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = National Front (UK) |candidate = Michael Shore |votes = 681 |percentage = 2.2 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Socialist Alliance (England) |candidate = Steven Goddard |votes = 669 |percentage = 2.2 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Mark Nattrass |votes = 521 |percentage = 1.7 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Socialist Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Judith Sambrook-Marshall |votes = 343 |percentage = 1.1 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 9,962 |percentage = 32.6 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 30,604 |percentage = 46.6 |change = -14.2 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} === Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1997|General Election 1997]]: Birmingham, Erdington }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Robin Corbett]] |votes = 23,764 |percentage = 58.81 |change = +8.35 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = A Tomkins |votes = 11,107 |percentage = 27.49 |change = -10.09 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = I Garrett |votes = 4,112 |percentage = 10.18 |change = -1.78 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Referendum Party |candidate = G Cable |votes = 1,424 |percentage = 3.52 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 12,657 |percentage = 31.32 |change = +18.44 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]: Birmingham, Erdington<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/ge92index.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=9 April 1992|work=Election 1992|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=2010-12-06}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Robin Corbett]] |votes = 18,549 |percentage = 50.46 |change = +4.58 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Stanley N. Hope |votes = 13,814 |percentage = 37.58 |change = -1.65 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Dr. John Campbell |votes = 4,398 |percentage = 11.96 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 4,735 |percentage = 12.88 |change = +6.24 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 36,761 |percentage = 70.1 |change = +1.6 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +3.1 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1980s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1987|General Election 1987]]: Birmingham, Erdington }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Robin Corbett]] |votes = 17,037 |percentage = 45.88 |change = +6.11 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = P J Johnston |votes = 14,570 |percentage = 39.23 |change = +0.08 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Social Democratic Party (UK) |candidate = N Biddlestone |votes = 5,530 |percentage = 14.89 |change = -6.19 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 2,467 |percentage = 6.64 |change = +6.02 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1983|General Election 1983]]: Birmingham, Erdington }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Robin Corbett]] |votes = 14,930 |percentage = 39.77 |change = -6.23 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = D Moylan |votes = 14,699 |percentage = 39.15 |change = -5.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Social Democratic Party (UK) |candidate = C Barber |votes = 7,915 |percentage = 21.08 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 231 |percentage = 0.62 |change = -0.94 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1970s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1979|General Election 1979]]: Birmingham, Erdington }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Julius Silverman]] |votes = 20,105 |percentage = 46.00 |change = -5.45 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = J E C Alden |votes = 19,425 |percentage = 44.45 |change = +13.38 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = H J Duffy |votes = 3,487 |percentage = 7.98 |change = -6.23 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Front |candidate = F Hastilow |votes = 687 |percentage = 1.57 |change = -1.71 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 680 |percentage = 1.56 |change = -18.82 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, October 1974|General Election 1974]]: Birmingham, Erdington }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Julius Silverman]] |votes = 22,160 |percentage = 51.45 |change = +2.73 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = J E C Alden |votes = 13,383 |percentage = 31.07 |change = -2.96 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = J Mills |votes = 6,119 |percentage = 14.21 |change = -0.61 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Front |candidate = T M Finnegan |votes = 1,413 |percentage = 3.28 |change = +0.85 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 8,777 |percentage = 20.38 |change = +5.69 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, February 1974|General Election Feb 74]]: Birmingham, Erdington }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Julius Silverman]] |votes = 22,978 |percentage = 48.72 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = J E C Alden |votes = 16,050 |percentage = 34.03 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = P T Humphrey |votes = 6,991 |percentage = 14.82 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Front |candidate = T M Finnegan |votes = 1,145 |percentage = 2.43 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 6,928 |percentage = 14.69 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} === Elections in the 1950s === {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1951|General Election 1951]]: Birmingham, Erdington }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Julius Silverman]] |votes = 29,561 |percentage = 53.06 |change = +1.29 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = D H Broome |votes = 26,153 |percentage = 46.94 |change = +4.74 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 3,408 |percentage = 6.12 |change = -3.45 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1950|General Election 1950]]: Birmingham, Erdington }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Julius Silverman]] |votes = 29,252 |percentage = 51.77 |change = -9.00 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = D H Broome |votes = 23,842 |percentage = 42.20 |change = +2.97 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = S A Fitzgerald |votes = 3,408 |percentage = 6.03 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 5,410 |percentage = 9.57 |change = -15.51 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} === Election in the 1940s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1945|General Election 1945]]: Birmingham, Erdington }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Julius Silverman]] |votes = 34,786 |percentage = 60.77 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = J A C Wright |votes = 22,457 |percentage = 39.23 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 12,329 |percentage = 21.54 |change = }} {{Election box end}} ==See also== *[[List of Parliamentary constituencies in the West Midlands (county)]] ==Notes and references== {{Reflist}} == External links == * [http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/erdington Birmingham city council constituency page] {{Constituencies in the West Midlands}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Birmingham Erdington (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Erdington]] [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in Birmingham, West Midlands]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1918]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies disestablished in 1955]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1974]] [[ar:برمنغهام، إردينغتون (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[pl:Okręg wyborczy Birmingham Erdington]] [[zh:伯明翰厄丁頓 (英國國會選區)]]
Birmingham Hall Green (UK Parliament constituency) Birmingham, Hall Green {{Coord|52.43|-1.84|type:adm2nd_dim:8000_region:GB|display=title}} {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Birmingham, Hall Green |parliament = uk |map1 = BirminghamHallGreen2007 |map2 = EnglandBirmingham |map_entity = Birmingham |map_year = |year = 1950 |abolished = |type = Borough |previous = |next = |electorate = 77,157 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Roger Godsiff]] |party = [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |region = England |county = [[West Midlands (county)|West Midlands]] |european = West Midlands |elects_howmany = One }} '''Birmingham, Hall Green''' is a [[borough constituency]] represented in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) by the [[first past the post]] system of election. == Boundaries == Hall Green looked safe for the [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservatives]] in the 1980s, but with [[Birmingham Edgbaston (UK Parliament constituency)|Birmingham, Edgbaston]] this was the last of the Conservatives’ [[Birmingham]] seats lost to [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] in 1997. This was the first time Labour had won the seat since its creation in 1950. Birmingham, Hall Green is made up of four wards - [[Hall Green]], [[Moseley and Kings Heath]], [[Springfield, Birmingham|Springfield]] and [[Sparkbrook]]. The constituency is a suburban seat south of the city centre on the fringes of Birmingham and bordering [[Solihull]] in the east. The number of non-whites (9.3%) is low compared to the rest of the city, as is the number in council homes (25.7%) but both figures are higher than national averages. It contains public parks, open space and numerous tree-lined streets. One famous landmark is [[Sarehole Mill]], where [[J. R. R. Tolkien]] spent his boyhood and which provided the inspiration for ''[[The Hobbit]]'' and ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]''. Many constituents were employed in the car industry - notably Rover's nearby factories. === Boundary review === Following their review of parliamentary representation in Birmingham and the [[West Midlands (county)|West Midlands]], the [[Boundary Commission for England]] have created a modified version of the Hall Green seat which contains only a third of the existing constituency. It retains only one of its former wards — Hall Green itself — and adds three new wards, including two from the [[Birmingham Sparkbrook and Small Heath (UK Parliament constituency)|Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath]] constituency which was abolished at the 2010 General Election. Its new wards are: *[[Hall Green]] *[[Moseley and Kings Heath]] *[[Sparkbrook]] *[[Springfield, Birmingham|Springfield]]. == Members of Parliament == {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member <ref name="rayment">{{Rayment-hc|h|1}}</ref> !Party |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1950|1950]] | [[Aubrey Jones]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Birmingham Hall Green by-election, 1965|1965 by-election]] | Sir [[Reginald Eyre]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1987|1987]] | [[Andrew Hargreaves (politician)|Andrew Hargreaves]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1997|1997]] | [[Steve McCabe (politician)|Steve McCabe]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|2010]] | [[Roger Godsiff]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |} == Elections == ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Birmingham, Hall Green <ref>[http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/cs/Satellite?%26ssbinary=true&blobcol=urldata&blobheader=application%2Fpdf&blobheadername1=Content-Disposition&blobkey=id&blobtable=MungoBlobs&blobwhere=1223417397253&blobheadervalue1=attachment%3B+filename%3D58210PGE+-+Statement+of+Persons+Nominated+and+Notice+of+Poll+2010.pdf Statement of Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll 2010]</ref><ref>[http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/general-election-2010 Birmingham City Council: General Election 2010]</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Roger Godsiff]] |votes = 16,039 |percentage = 32.9 |change = -9.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Respect - The Unity Coalition |candidate = [[Salma Yaqoob]] |votes = 12,240 |percentage = 25.1 |change = +13.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Jerry Evans |votes = 11,988 |percentage = 24.6 |change = -1.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Jo Barker |votes = 7,320 |percentage = 15.0 |change = +0.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Alan Blumenthal |votes = 950 |percentage = 1.9 |change = -1.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = Andrew Gardner |votes = 190 |percentage = 0.4 |change = +0.4 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 3,799 |percentage = 7.8 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 48,727 |percentage = 63.6 |change = +7.7 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = 11.7% }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 2000s=== {{Election box begin |title=[[UK general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Birmingham, Hall Green}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Steve McCabe (politician)|Steve McCabe]] |votes = 16,304 |percentage = 47.2 |change = −7.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Eddie Hughes |votes = 10,590 |percentage = 30.7 |change = −3.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Roger Harmer |votes = 6,682 |percentage = 19.3 |change = +10.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = David Melhuish |votes = 960 |percentage = 2.8 |change = +0.7 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 5,714 |percentage = 16.5 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 34,536 |percentage = 60.4 |change = +2.9 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = −1.8 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Birmingham, Hall Green }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Steve McCabe (politician)|Steve McCabe]] |votes = 18,049 |percentage = 54.6 |change = +1.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Chris White (politician)|Chris White]] |votes = 11,401 |percentage = 34.5 |change = +1.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Punjab Singh |votes = 2,926 |percentage = 8.8 |change = -0.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Peter Johnson |votes = 708 |percentage = 2.1 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 6,648 |percentage = 20.1 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 33,084 |percentage = 57.5 |change = -13.7 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1997|General Election 1997]]: Birmingham, Hall Green }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Steve McCabe (politician)|Steve McCabe]] |votes = 22,372 |percentage = 53.5 |change = +15.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Andrew Hargreaves (politician)|Andrew Hargreaves]] |votes = 13,952 |percentage = 33.4 |change = -12.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Alastair Dow |votes = 4,034 |percentage = 9.6 |change = -6.03 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Referendum Party |candidate = Paul Bennett |votes = 1,461 |percentage = 3.5 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 8,420 |percentage = 20.1 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 41,819 |percentage = 71.2 % |change = }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |loser = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = 14.0 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]: Birmingham, Hall Green<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/i02.htm|title=UK General Election results April 1992|date=9 April 1992|work=Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=2010-12-06}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Andrew Hargreaves (politician)|Andrew Hargreaves]] |votes = 21,649 |percentage = 46.1 |change = +1.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Mrs JE Slowey |votes = 17,984 |percentage = 38.3 |change = +10.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = DA McGrath |votes = 7,342 |percentage = 15.6 |change = &minus;11.4 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 3,665 |percentage = 7.8 |change = &minus;8.9 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 46,975 |percentage = 78.2 |change = +3.5 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = &minus;4.4 }} {{Election box end}} == See also == *[[List of Parliamentary constituencies in the West Midlands (county)]] == Notes and references == {{reflist}} == External links == * [http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/hallgreen Birmingham city council constituency page] {{Constituencies in the West Midlands}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Birmingham Hall Green (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in Birmingham, West Midlands]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1950]] [[ar:برمنغهام، هول غرين (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[pl:Okręg wyborczy Birmingham Hall Green]] [[zh:伯明翰霍爾格林 (英國國會選區)]]
Birmingham Hodge Hill (UK Parliament constituency) Birmingham, Hodge Hill {{coord|52.50|-1.82|type:adm2nd_dim:8000_region:GB|display=title}} {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Birmingham, Hodge Hill |parliament = uk |map1 = BirminghamHodgeHill2007 |map2 = EnglandBirmingham |map_entity = [[Birmingham]] |map_year = |year = 1983 |abolished = |type = Borough |elects_howmany = One |previous = [[Birmingham Stechford (UK Parliament constituency)|Birmingham Stechford]] |next = |electorate = 75,985 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Liam Byrne]] |party = Labour Party (UK) |region = England |county = [[West Midlands (county)|West Midlands]] |european = West Midlands }} '''Birmingham, Hodge Hill''' is a [[United Kingdom constituencies|constituency]] represented in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It returns one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP), elected by the [[first-past-the-post]] voting system. The current MP is [[Liam Byrne]] of the [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour Party]], first elected in a 2004 by-election. The constituency was created in 1983, partially replacing the earlier [[Birmingham Stechford (UK Parliament constituency)|Birmingham Stechford]] constituency. == Boundaries == The constituency covers a diverse area of east Birmingham, including the predominantly Asian inner-city area of Washwood Heath and the mostly white area of Shard End on the city's eastern boundary, as well as Hodge Hill itself. The constituency is one of the most deprived in the region and contains very few middle-class residents. When the [[Hodge Hill]] [[area committee]] [[district committee|district]] of [[Government of Birmingham|Birmingham]] was created in 2004 its boundaries were those of the constituency. === Boundary review === Following their review of parliamentary representation in [[Birmingham]] and the [[West Midlands (county)|West Midlands]], the [[Boundary Commission for England]] created a modified Hodge Hill constituency with the following electoral wards: *Bordesley Green *Hodge Hill *Shard End *Washwood Heath These boundaries were first used in [[UK general election, 2010|2010]]. == History == The constituency was created in 1983, replacing the former seat of [[Birmingham Stechford (UK Parliament constituency)|Birmingham Stechford]]. Hodge Hill is a traditionally Labour area, normally seeing large majorities for the party. However in 2004 the appointment of the sitting [[Member of Parliament]] (MP), [[Terry Davis (politician)|Terry Davis]], as secretary general of the [[Council of Europe]] resulted in [[Birmingham, Hodge Hill by-election, 2004|a fiercely contested by-election]]. Along with a [[Leicester South by-election, 2004|by-election in Leicester South]] held on the same day, the seat saw a fierce challenge by the [[Liberal Democrats]], hoping to build on their previous [[Brent East by-election, 2003|by-election gain at Brent East]], as well as competition for the anti-war vote from [[RESPECT The Unity Coalition]]. On a low turnout Labour's [[Liam Byrne]] held the seat by a margin of just 460 votes over the Liberal Democrats, with RESPECT taking over 1000 votes. == Members of Parliament == The current [[Member of Parliament]] is [[Liam Byrne]] of the [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour Party]], who was elected in a [[Birmingham Hodge Hill by-election, 2004|2004 by-election]]. He succeeded [[Terry Davis (politician)|Terry Davis]], who had held the seat since its creation in the 1983 geneal election. Before that he had held the now historic constituency of [[Birmingham Stechford (UK Parliament constituency)|Birmingham Stechford]] since the [[United Kingdom general election, 1979|1979 general election]]. {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member <ref name="rayment">{{Rayment-hc|h|3}}</ref> !Party |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1983|1983]] | [[Terry Davis (politician)|Terry Davis]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Birmingham Hodge Hill by-election, 2004|2004 by-election]] | [[Liam Byrne]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |} == Elections == ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Birmingham, Hodge Hill<ref>[http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/cs/Satellite?%26ssbinary=true&blobcol=urldata&blobheader=application%2Fpdf&blobheadername1=Content-Disposition&blobkey=id&blobtable=MungoBlobs&blobwhere=1223417397253&blobheadervalue1=attachment%3B+filename%3D58210PGE+-+Statement+of+Persons+Nominated+and+Notice+of+Poll+2010.pdf Statement of Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll 2010]</ref><ref>[http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/general-election-2010 Birmingham City Council: General Election 2010]</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Liam Byrne]] |votes = 22,077 |percentage = 52.0 |change = +5.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Tariq Khan |votes = 11,775 |percentage = 27.7 |change = -2.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Shailesh Parekh |votes = 4,936 |percentage = 11.6 |change = +1.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Richard Lumby |votes = 2,333 |percentage = 5.5 |change = +2.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Waheed Rafiq |votes = 714 |percentage = 1.7 |change = -1.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Social Democratic Party (UK, 1990) |candidate = Peter Johnson |votes = 637 |percentage = 1.5 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 10,302 |percentage = 24.3 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 42,472 |percentage = 56.6 |change = +0.9 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +3.6 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 2000s=== Note: percentage changes are from the figures at the 2001 general election, not the 2004 by-election. {{Election box begin |title=[[UK general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Birmingham, Hodge Hill}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Liam Byrne]] |votes = 13,822 |percentage = 48.6 |change = −15.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Nicola Davies |votes = 8,373 |percentage = 29.5 |change = +21.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Deborah Thomas |votes = 3,768 |percentage = 13.3 |change = −6.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Denis Adams |votes = 1,445 |percentage = 5.1 |change = +1.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Adrian Duffen |votes = 680 |percentage = 2.4 |change = +1.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Peace and Progress Party |candidate = Azmat Begg |votes = 329 |percentage = 1.2 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 5,449 |percentage = 19.2 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 28,417 |percentage = 52.7 |change = +4.8 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = −18.3 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[Birmingham, Hodge Hill by-election, 2004|2004 by-election]]: Birmingham, Hodge Hill}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Liam Byrne]] |votes = 7,451 |percentage = 36.5 |change = -27.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Nicola Davies |votes = 6,991 |percentage = 34.2 |change = +26.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Stephen Eyre]] |votes = 3,543 |percentage = 17.3 |change = -2.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = RESPECT The Unity Coalition |candidate = [[John Rees (UK politician)|John Rees]] |votes = 1,282 |percentage = 6.3 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = National Front (UK) |candidate = Jim Starkey |votes = 805 |percentage = 3.9 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = English Democrats Party |candidate = Mark Wheatley |votes = 277 |percentage = 1.4 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Operation Christian Vote |candidate = Rev. [[George Hargreaves (politician)|George Hargreaves]] |votes = 90 |percentage = 0.4 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 460 |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 20,439 |percentage = 37.9 |change = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|2001 General Election]]: Birmingham, Hodge Hill}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Terry Davis (politician)|Terry Davis]] |votes = 16,901 |percentage = 63.9 |change = -1.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Debbie Lewis |votes = 5,283 |percentage = 20.0 |change = -4.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Charles Dow |votes = 2,147 |percentage = 8.1 |change = -0.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Lee Windridge |votes = 889 |percentage = 3.3 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = People's Justice Party (UK) |candidate = Perwaz Hussain |votes = 561 |percentage = 2.1 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Socialist Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Dennis Cridge |votes = 284 |percentage = 1.1 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Harvey Vivian |votes = 275 |percentage = 1.0 |change = -0.9 }} {{Election box candidate| |party = Muslim Party |candidate = Ayub Khan |votes = 125 |percentage = 0.5 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 11,618 |percentage = 43.9 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 26,465 |percentage = 47.9 |change = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]: Birmingham Hodge Hill<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/ge92index.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=9 April 1992|work=Election 1992|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=6 Dec 2010}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Terry Davis (politician)|Terry Davis]] |votes = 21,895 |percentage = 53.6 |change = +4.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Miss Elizabeth M. Gibson |votes = 14,827 |percentage = 36.3 |change = -0.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Sean C.G. Hagan |votes = 3,740 |percentage = 9.2 |change = -5.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = National Front (UK) |candidate = Eddy J. Whicker |votes = 370 |percentage = 0.9 |change = +0.9 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 7,068 |percentage = 17.3 |change = +5.6 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 40,832 |percentage = 70.9 |change = +2.1 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +2.8 }} {{Election box end}} == See also == *[[List of Parliamentary constituencies in the West Midlands (county)]] == Notes and references == <references/> == External links == * [http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/hodgehill Birmingham city council constituency page] {{Constituencies in the West Midlands}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Birmingham Hodge Hill (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in Birmingham, West Midlands]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1983]] [[ar:برمنغهام، هودج هيل (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[pl:Okręg wyborczy Birmingham Hodge Hill]] [[zh:伯明翰霍奇希爾 (英國國會選區)]]
Birmingham Ladywood (UK Parliament constituency) Birmingham, Ladywood {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Birmingham, Ladywood |parliament = uk |map1 = BirminghamLadywood2007 |map2 = EnglandBirmingham |map_entity = [[Birmingham]] |map_year = |year = 1918 |abolished = |type = Borough |elects_howmany = One |previous = |next = |electorate = 74,008 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Shabana Mahmood]] |party = Labour Party (UK) |region = England |county = [[West Midlands (county)|West Midlands]] |european = West Midlands }} '''Birmingham, Ladywood''' is a [[borough constituency]] represented in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) by the [[first-past-the-post]] system of election. In the recession of 2008-09, it was the first place in [[United Kingdom|Britain]] where the claimant count rate of unemployment surpassed 10%, breaching that level in January 2009.<ref>{{cite news|url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/7789784.stm |title=Unemployment in graphics |date=2009-03-18 |work=Recession tracker |publisher=BBC News |accessdate=2009-03-24}}</ref> == Boundaries == The constituency includes the entirety of [[Birmingham City Centre]], which falls within [[Ladywood]] ward, as well as the deprived inner-city wards of [[Aston]], [[Nechells]] and [[Soho, Birmingham|Soho]]. [[Aston University]] is located within the seat, as are Birmingham's two league football clubs, [[Aston Villa F.C.|Aston Villa]] and [[Birmingham City F.C.|Birmingham City]]. === Boundary review === Following their review of parliamentary representation in [[Birmingham]] and the [[West Midlands (county)|West Midlands]], the [[Boundary Commission for England]] has created a modified Ladywood constituency with the following electoral wards: *Aston, Ladywood, Nechells and Soho. Birmingham Ladywood is an area of Birmingham city centre along with the areas of Aston, Newtown, Lozells, Handsworth, Soho & Nechells. The area is one of the most multicultural in Birmingham and [[United Kingdom|Britain]].{{Citation needed|date=September 2008}}. Ladywood has the highest unemployment rate in whole of the West Midlands, at just over 18% in July 2008 (by the international standardised measure, which is usually higher than the claimant count), compared with neighbouring Birmingham seats Perry Barr (8.1%), Sparkbrook and Small Heath (13.9%), and Yardley (7%).<ref>[http://www.parliament.uk/commons/lib/research/rp2008/rp08-064.pdf Residence-based unemployment rates by parliamentary constituency United Kingdom, June 2008] House of Commons research paper]</ref> == History == The constituency has undergone several boundary changes since its creation in 1918 but has remained a safe Labour seat since the Second World War, with the exception of [[Birmingham Ladywood by-election, 1969|a by-election in 1969]] when [[Wallace Lawler]] won the seat for the [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal Party]]. The seat was regained for Labour by [[Doris Fisher, Baroness Fisher of Rednal|Doris Fisher]] at the 1970 general election. The constituency's first MP was the future Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, who transferred to the [[Birmingham Edgbaston (UK Parliament constituency)|Edgbaston]] seat in 1929. Its current MP is [[Shabana Mahmood]], one of the country's first three female Muslim MPs.<ref name=first>{{cite news | title = General election 2010: first female Muslim MPs elected | Politics | guardian.co.uk | accessdate = 2010-05-07 | date = 2010-05-07 | url = http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2010/may/07/general-election-female-muslim-mps | location=London | work=The Guardian | first1=Jo | last1=Adetunji | first2=Mark | last2=Tran }}</ref> == Members of Parliament == {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member <ref name="rayment">{{Rayment-hc|l|1}}</ref> !Party |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1918|1918]] | [[Neville Chamberlain]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1929|1929]] | [[Wilfrid Whiteley]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1931|1931]] | [[Geoffrey Lloyd, Baron Geoffrey-Lloyd|Geoffrey Lloyd]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1945|1945]] | [[Victor Yates]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Birmingham Ladywood by-election, 1969|1969 by-election]] | [[Wallace Lawler]] | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1970|1970]] | [[Doris Fisher, Baroness Fisher of Rednal|Doris Fisher]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, February 1974|Feb 1974]] | [[Brian Walden]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Birmingham Ladywood by-election, 1977|1977 by-election]] | [[John Sever]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1983|1983]] |rowspan="2"| [[Clare Short]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Independent Labour/meta/color}}" | | 2006 | [[Independent Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|2010]] | [[Shabana Mahmood]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |} Clare Short elected as a Labour MP from the 1983 general election onwards resigned the Labour whip on October 20, 2006 and wished it to be known that she would continue to sit in the Commons as an [[Independent Labour]] MP and a true "Social Democrat". == Elections == ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Birmingham, Ladywood<ref>[http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/cs/Satellite?%26ssbinary=true&blobcol=urldata&blobheader=application%2Fpdf&blobheadername1=Content-Disposition&blobkey=id&blobtable=MungoBlobs&blobwhere=1223417397253&blobheadervalue1=attachment%3B+filename%3D58210PGE+-+Statement+of+Persons+Nominated+and+Notice+of+Poll+2010.pdf Statement of Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll 2010]</ref><ref>{{cite news| url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/election2010/results/constituency/a35.stm | work=BBC News | title=BBC NEWS – Election 2010 – Birmingham Ladywood}}</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Shabana Mahmood]] |votes = 19,950 |percentage = 55.7 |change = +3.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Ayoub Khan |votes = 9,845 |percentage = 27.5 |change = -1.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Nusrat Ghani |votes = 4,277 |percentage = 11.9 |change = +3.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Christopher Booth |votes = 902 |percentage = 2.5 |change = -3.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Peter Beck |votes = 859 |percentage = 2.4 |change = +2.1 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 10,105 |percentage = 28.2 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 35,833 |percentage = 48.7 |change = +3.5 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +2.5% }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 2000s=== {{Election box begin |title=[[UK general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Birmingham, Ladywood}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Clare Short]] |votes = 17,262 |percentage = 51.9 |change = -17.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Ayoub Khan |votes = 10,461 |percentage = 31.5 |change = +23.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Philippa Stroud]] |votes = 3,515 |percentage = 10.6 |change = -0.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Lyn Nazemi-Afshar |votes = 2,008 |percentage = 6.0 |change = +5.1 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 6,801 |percentage = 20.5 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 33,246 |percentage = 46.8 |change = +2.5 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = -20.1 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Birmingham, Ladywood }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Clare Short]] |votes = 21,694 |percentage = 68.9 |change = -5.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Benjamin Prentice |votes = 3,551 |percentage = 11.3 |change = -2.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Mahmood Chaudhry |votes = 2,586 |percentage = 8.2 |change = +0.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = People's Justice Party (UK) |candidate = Allah Ditta |votes = 2,112 |percentage = 6.7 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Socialist Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Surinder Virdee |votes = 443 |percentage = 1.4 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate| |party = Muslim Party |candidate = Mahmood Hussain |votes = 432 |percentage = 1.4 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Prolife Alliance |candidate = James Caffery |votes = 392 |percentage = 1.2 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Anneliese Nattrass |votes = 283 |percentage = 0.9 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 18,143 |percentage = 57.6 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 31,493 |percentage = 44.3 |change = -9.9 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} === Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]: Birmingham, Ladywood<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/i02.htm|title=UK General Election results April 1992|date=9 April 1992|work=Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=2010-12-06}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Clare Short]] |votes = 24,887 |percentage = 66.26 |change = +8.59 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Mrs Barbara Ashford |votes = 9,604 |percentage = 25.57 |change = &minus;5.78 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Brian L. Worth |votes = 3,068 |percentage = 8.17 |change = &minus;1.10 }}{{Election box majority| |votes = 15,283 |percentage = 40.69 |change = 0.90 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +7.1 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1980s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1987|General Election 1987]]: Birmingham, Ladywood }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Clare Short]] |votes = 21,971 |percentage = 57.67 |change = +6.72 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = S T Lee |votes = 11,973 |percentage = 31.35 |change = +4.27 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = SDP-Liberal Alliance |candidate = G Sangha |votes = 3,532 |percentage = 9.27 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = J Millington |votes = 650 |percentage = 1.71 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 10,028 |percentage = 26.32 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1983|General Election 1983]]: Birmingham, Ladywood }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Clare Short]] |votes = 19,278 |percentage = 50.95 |change = -12.58 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = P le Hunte |votes = 10,248 |percentage = 27.08 |change = +0.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = SDP-Liberal Alliance |candidate = K Hardeman |votes = 7,758 |percentage = 20.5 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate| |party = Stop Deportation of Black People |candidate = B Bakhtaura |votes = 355 |percentage = 0.94 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Workers' Revolutionary Party (UK) |candidate = R W Atkinson |votes = 198 |percentage = 0.52 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 9,030 |percentage = 23.87 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1970s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1979|General Election 1979]]: Birmingham, Ladywood }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = John Sever |votes = 13,450 |percentage = 63.53 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = A Newhouse |votes = 5,691 |percentage = 26.88 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = K G Hardeman |votes = 2,030 |percentage = 9.59 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 7,759 |percentage = 36.65 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[Birmingham Ladywood by-election, 1977]]}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[John Sever]] |votes = 8,227 | percentage = 53.13 | change = -11.34 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Quentin Davies]] |votes = 4,402 | percentage = 28.43 | change = +6.33 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = National Front (UK) |candidate = [[Anthony Reed Herbert]] |votes = 888 | percentage = 5.73 | change = N/A }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = Kenneth Hardeman |votes = 765 | percentage = 4.94 | change = -8.49 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Socialist Unity (UK) |candidate = Raghib Ahsan |votes = 534 | percentage = 3.49 | change = N/A }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = James Hunte |votes = 336 | percentage = 2.17 | change = N/A }} {{Election box candidate| |party = Independent Conservative |candidate = George Matthews |votes = 71 | percentage = 0.46 | change = N/A }} {{Election box candidate| |party = Reform Party |candidate = Peter Courtney |votes = 63 | percentage = 0.41 | change = N/A }} {{Election box candidate| |party = Air Road Public Safety |candidate = [[Bill Boaks]] |votes = 46 | percentage = 0.30 | change = N/A }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 15,484 |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[Birmingham Ladywood by-election, 1969]]}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Wallace Lawler]] |votes = 5,104 | percentage = 54.35 | change = +30.64 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Doris Fisher, Baroness Fisher of Rednal|Doris Fisher]] |votes = 2,391 | percentage = 25.46 | change = -33.46 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Dr. Louis Glass |votes = 1,580 | percentage = 16.82 | change = -0.54 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British Movement |candidate = [[Colin Jordan]] |votes = 282 | percentage = 3.0 | change = N/A }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Fellowship Party |candidate = James Haigh |votes = 34 | percentage = 0.36 | change = N/A }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 9,391 |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Liberal Party (UK) |loser = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} == See also == *[[List of Parliamentary constituencies in the West Midlands (county)]] == Notes and references == {{Reflist}} == External links == * [http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/ladywood Birmingham city council constituency page] {{s-start}} {{s-par|uk}} {{s-bef|before=[[Bewdley (UK Parliament constituency)|Bewdley]]}} 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Birmingham Northfield (UK Parliament constituency) Birmingham, Northfield {{Refimprove|date=November 2007}} {{Coord|52.40|-1.98|type:adm2nd_dim:8000_region:GB|display=title}} {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Birmingham, Northfield |parliament = uk |map1 = BirminghamNorthfield2007 |map2 = EnglandBirmingham |map_entity = [[Birmingham]] |map_year = |year = 1950 |abolished = |type = Borough |elects_howmany = One |previous = |next = |electorate = 72,190 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Richard Burden]] |party = Labour Party (UK) |region = England |county = [[West Midlands (county)|West Midlands]] |european = West Midlands }} '''Birmingham, Northfield''' is a [[United Kingdom constituencies|constituency]] represented in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) by the [[first-past-the-post]] system of election. The area's most notable feature is that of the now closed [[MG Rover Group]] factory. It has long dominated the constituency and officially closed in the run up to the [[United Kingdom general election, 2005|2005 general election]]. The Labour MP [[Richard Burden]] was nonetheless returned, albeit with a reduced majority. He was re-elected, with a substantially reduced majority, in [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|2010]]. ==Boundaries== From 1997 to 2010, the constituency encompassed the wards of [[Northfield, West Midlands|Northfield]], [[Longbridge (Birmingham ward)|Longbridge]] and [[Weoley (ward)|Weoley]] in outer south-west Birmingham. Following the review of parliamentary representation in [[Birmingham]] and the [[West Midlands (county)|West Midlands]],<ref>http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/review_areas/West_Midlands_Boroughs/images/Birmingham_OM_RR.gif</ref> the [[Boundary Commission for England]] created a modified Northfield seat which gained the ward of [[Kings Norton]] (previously in the [[Birmingham Selly Oak (UK Parliament constituency)|Selly Oak constituency]]). The modified constituency came into effect at the [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|2010 general election]], with the following electoral wards: *[[Kings Norton]] *[[Longbridge (Birmingham ward)|Longbridge]] *[[Northfield]] *[[Weoley (ward)|Weoley]]. The constituency has a population of 97,858 (data from 2001 Census). ==Members of Parliament== {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election !Member<ref name="rayment">{{Rayment-hc|n|3}}</ref>!!Party |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1950|1950]] | [[Raymond Blackburn]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1951|1951]] | [[Donald Chapman]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1970|1970]] | [[Raymond Carter|Ray Carter]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1979|1979]] | [[Jocelyn Cadbury]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Birmingham, Northfield by-election, 1982|1982 by-election]] | [[John Spellar]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1983|1983]] | [[Roger King (British politician)|Roger King]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1992|1992]] | [[Richard Burden]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |} ==Elections== === Elections in the 2010s === {{Election box begin |title= [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Birmingham, Northfield<ref>[http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/cs/Satellite?%26ssbinary=true&blobcol=urldata&blobheader=application%2Fpdf&blobheadername1=Content-Disposition&blobkey=id&blobtable=MungoBlobs&blobwhere=1223417397253&blobheadervalue1=attachment%3B+filename%3D58210PGE+-+Statement+of+Persons+Nominated+and+Notice+of+Poll+2010.pdf Statement of Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll 2010]</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Richard Burden]] |votes = 16,841 |percentage = 40.3 |change = -10.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Keely Huxtable |votes = 14,059 |percentage = 33.6 |change = +3.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Mike Dixon |votes = 6,550 |percentage = 15.7 |change = +3.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = British National Party |candidate = Les Orton |votes = 2,290 |percentage = 5.5 |change = +2.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = John Borthwick |votes = 1,363 |percentage = 3.3 |change = +1.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Susan Pearce |votes = 406 |percentage = 1.0 |change = N/A }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = The Common Good (political party) |candidate = Dick Rodgers |votes = 305 |percentage = 0.7 |change = -0.4 }} {{Election box majority |votes = 2,782 |percentage = 6.7 |change = }} {{Election box turnout |votes = 41,814 |percentage = 58.6 |change = +3.4 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = -6.6 }} {{Election box end}} === Elections in the 2000s === {{Election box begin |title=[[UK general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Birmingham, Northfield}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Richard Burden]] |votes = 15,419 |percentage = 49.6 |change = -6.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Vicky Ford]] |votes = 8,965 |percentage = 28.9 |change = -0.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Trevor Sword |votes = 4,171 |percentage = 13.4 |change = +2.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Mark Cattell |votes = 1,278 |percentage = 4.1 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Gillian Chant |votes = 641 |percentage = 2.1 |change = +0.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = The Common Good (political party) |candidate = Richard Rogers |votes = 428 |percentage = 1.4 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Socialist Party (England and Wales) |candidate = Louise Houdley |votes = 120 |percentage = 0.4 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Workers Revolutionary Party (UK) |candidate = Frank Sweeney |votes = 34 |percentage = 0.1 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 6,454 |percentage = 20.8 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 31,056 |percentage = 56.6 |change = +3.8 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = -2.8 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Birmingham, Northfield }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Richard Burden]] |votes = 16,528 |percentage = 56.0 |change = -1.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Nils Purser |votes = 8,730 |percentage = 29.6 |change = +1.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Trevor Sword |votes = 3,322 |percentage = 11.2 |change = +0.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Stephen Rogers |votes = 550 |percentage = 1.9 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Socialist Alliance (England) |candidate = Clive Walder |votes = 193 |percentage = 0.7 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Socialist Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Zane Carpenter |votes = 151 |percentage = 0.5 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Communist Party of Britain |candidate = Andrew Chaffer |votes = 60 |percentage = 0.2 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 7,798 |percentage = 26.4 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 29,534 |percentage = 52.8 |change = -15.5 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = -1.5 }} {{Election box end}} === Elections in the 1990s === {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1997|General Election 1997]]: Birmingham, Northfield }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Richard Burden]] |votes = 22,316 |percentage = 57.4 |change = +11.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Alan Blumenthal |votes = 10,873 |percentage = 28.0 |change = &minus;14.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Micheal Ashell |votes = 4,078 |percentage = 10.5 |change = +0.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Referendum Party |candidate = D Gent |votes = 1,243 |percentage = 3.2 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = British National Party |candidate = K Axon |votes = 337 |percentage = 0.9 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 11,443 |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 38,847 |percentage = 68.3 |change = &minus;7.8 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +13.1 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]: Birmingham, Northfield<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/ge92index.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=9 April 1992|work=Election 1992|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=2010-12-06}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Richard Burden]] |votes = 22,443 |percentage = 45.5 |change = +6.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Roger King (British politician)|Roger King]] |votes = 23,803 |percentage = 44.4 |change = &minus;0.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = David Cropp |votes = 5,431 |percentage = 10.1 |change = &minus;5.5 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 630 |percentage = 1.1 |change = &minus;4.8 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 53,667 |percentage = 76.1 |change = +4.5 }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |loser = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +3.5 }} {{Election box end}} === Elections in the 1980s === {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1987|General Election 1987]]: Birmingham, Northfield }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Roger King (British politician)|Roger King]] |votes = 24,024 |percentage = 45.1 |change = +2.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[John Spellar]] |votes = 20,889 |percentage = 39.2 |change = +1.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Social Democratic Party (UK) |candidate = J Gordon |votes = 8,319 |percentage = 15.6 |change = -3.6 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 3,135 |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 53,232 |percentage = 72.6 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +2 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1983|General Election 1983]]: Birmingham, Northfield }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Roger King (British politician)|Roger King]] |votes = 22,596 |percentage = 42.7 |change = -2.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[John Spellar]] |votes = 19,836 |percentage = 37.5 |change = -7.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = D Webb |votes = 10,045 |percentage = 19.0 |change = +10.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Communist Party of Great Britain |candidate = Peter Sheppard |votes = 420 |percentage = 0.8 |change = N/A }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 2,760 |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 52,897 |percentage = 71.1 |change = }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |loser = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +5.1 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[Birmingham, Northfield by-election, 1982]] }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[John Spellar]] |votes = 15,904 |percentage = 36.3 |change = &minus;8.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Roger Gale]] |votes = 15,615 |percentage = 35.6 |change = &minus;9.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = Stephen Ridley |votes = 11,453 |percentage = 26.1 |change = +18.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = National Front (UK) |candidate = [[Ian Anderson (politician)|Ian Anderson]] |votes = 411 |percentage = 0.9 |change = -0.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Communist Party of Great Britain |candidate = Peter Sheppard |votes = 349 |percentage = 0.8 |change = N/A }} {{Election box candidate| |party = People's Progressive Party |candidate = Ronald Taylor |votes = 63 |percentage = 0.2 |change = N/A }} {{Election box candidate| |party = Democratic Monarchist, Public Safety, White Resident |candidate = [[Bill Boaks]] |votes = 60 |percentage = 0.1 |change = N/A }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 289 |percentage = 0.7 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 43,855 |percentage = 55.0 |change = }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |loser = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = -0.51 }} {{Election box end}} === Elections in the 1970s === {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1979|General Election 1979]]: Birmingham, Northfield }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Jocelyn Cadbury]] |votes = 25,304 |percentage = 45.4 |change = +13.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Raymond Carter|Ray Carter]] |votes = 25,100 |percentage = 45.1 |change = -6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = R Lewthwaite |votes = 4,538 |percentage = 8.2 |change = -6.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = National Front (UK) |candidate = R Newman |votes = 614 |percentage = 1.1 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Workers' Revolutionary Party (UK) |candidate = J Beale |votes = 144 |percentage = 0.3 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 204 |percentage = 0.37 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 78,873 |percentage = 70.6 |change = +2.7 }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |loser = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +10.2 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, October 1974|General Election, October 1974]]: Birmingham, Northfield }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Raymond Carter|Ray Carter]] |votes = 27,435 |percentage = 52.1 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Jocelyn Cadbury]] |votes = 16,838 |percentage = 32.0 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = D Haines |votes = 7,851 |percentage = 14.9 |change = }} {{Election box candidate| |party = People Party |candidate = EA Davenport |votes = 359 |percentage = 0.7 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Communist Party of Great Britain |candidate = [[Derek Robinson (spokesman)|Derek Robinson]] |votes = 180 |percentage = 0.3 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 10,597 |percentage = 20.1 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 52,663 |percentage = 67.9 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |loser = |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ==See also== *[[List of Parliamentary constituencies in the West Midlands (county)]] ==Notes and references== {{reflist}} == External links == * [http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/northfield Birmingham city council constituency page] {{Constituencies in the West Midlands}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Birmingham Northfield (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in Birmingham, West Midlands]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1950]] [[ar:برمنغهام، نورثفيلد (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[zh:伯明翰諾斯菲爾德 (英國國會選區)]]
Birmingham Perry Barr (UK Parliament constituency) Birmingham, Perry Barr {{coord|52.5249|-1.9042|type:adm2nd_dim:8000_region:GB||display=title}} {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Birmingham, Perry Barr |parliament = uk |map1 = BirminghamPerryBarr2007 |map2 = EnglandBirmingham |map_entity = [[Birmingham]] |map_year = |year = 1950 |abolished = |type = Borough |elects_howmany = One |previous = |next = |electorate = 71,794 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Khalid Mahmood]] |party = Labour Party (UK) |region = England |county = [[West Midlands (county)|West Midlands]] |european = West Midlands }} '''Birmingham, Perry Barr''' is a [[borough constituency]] represented in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) by the [[first-past-the-post]] system of election. == Boundaries == {{Update|type=section|date=November 2010}} The constituency covers a broad area of north-west [[Birmingham]], adjacent to the borders with [[Sandwell|Sandwell MBC]] and [[Metropolitan Borough of Walsall|Walsall MBC]]. [[Perry Barr]] itself is the location of a [[Birmingham City University]] campus. The constituency features a large social economic range from inner city [[Handsworth, West Midlands|Handsworth]] to relatively wealthy [[Great Barr]] and the working class suburb of Oscott. ===Boundary review=== Following{{When|date=November 2010}} the review of parliamentary representation in Birmingham and the [[West Midlands (county)|West Midlands]], the [[Boundary Commission for England]] has created a modified Perry Barr constituency, with the following electoral wards: *[[Handsworth Wood (Ward)|Handsworth Wood]] *[[Lozells and East Handsworth]] *[[Oscott]] *[[Perry Barr Ward|Perry Barr]] == Members of Parliament == {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member<ref>{{rayment-hc|p|1}}</ref>!!Party |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1950|1950]] | [[Cecil Charles Poole]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1955|1955]] | [[Charles Howell]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1964|1964]] | Dr [[Wyndham Davies]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1966|1966]] | [[Christopher Price (UK politician)|Christopher Price]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1970|1970]] | [[Joseph Kinsey]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, February 1974|Feb 1974]] | [[Jeff Rooker, Baron Rooker|Jeff Rooker]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 2001|2001]] | [[Khalid Mahmood]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |} == Elections == ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Birmingham, Perry Barr<ref>[http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/cs/Satellite?%26ssbinary=true&blobcol=urldata&blobheader=application%2Fpdf&blobheadername1=Content-Disposition&blobkey=id&blobtable=MungoBlobs&blobwhere=1223417397253&blobheadervalue1=attachment%3B+filename%3D58210PGE+-+Statement+of+Persons+Nominated+and+Notice+of+Poll+2010.pdf Statement of Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll 2010]</ref><ref>[http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/general-election-2010 Birmingham City Council: General Election 2010]</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Khalid Mahmood]] |votes = 21,142 |percentage = 50.3 |change = +4.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats |candidate = Karen Hamilton |votes = 9,234 |percentage = 22.0 |change = -4.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = William Norton |votes = 8,960 |percentage = 21.3 |change = +4.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Melvin Ward |votes = 1,675 |percentage = 4.0 |change = +1.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Socialist Labour Party (UK) |candidate = John Tyrrell |votes = 527 |percentage = 1.3 |change = -1.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Christian Party (UK) |candidate = Deborah Hey-Smith |votes = 507 |percentage = 1.2 |change = +1.2 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 11,908 |percentage = 28.3 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 42,045 |percentage = 59.0 |change = +5.1 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +4.1 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 2000s=== {{Election box begin |title=[[UK general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Birmingham, Perry Barr}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Khalid Mahmood]] |votes = 18,269 |percentage = 47.0 |change = +0.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Jon Hunt |votes = 10,321 |percentage = 26.5 |change = +3.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Naweed Khan |votes = 6,513 |percentage = 16.7 |change = &minus;6.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = RESPECT The Unity Coalition |candidate = Dr [[Mohammad Naseem]] |votes = 2,173 |percentage = 5.6 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Socialist Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Rajinder Clair |votes = 890 |percentage = 2.3 |change = &minus;1.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Bimla Balu |votes = 745 |percentage = 1.9 |change = +1.0 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Birmingham, Perry Barr }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Khalid Mahmood |votes = 17,415 |percentage = 46.5 |change = -16.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = David Binns |votes = 8,662 |percentage = 23.1 |change = +1.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Jon Hunt |votes = 8,566 |percentage = 22.9 |change = +13.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Socialist Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Avtar Jouhl |votes = 1,544 |percentage = 4.1 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Socialist Alliance (England) |candidate = Caroline Johnson |votes = 465 |percentage = 1.2 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Natalya Nattrass |votes = 352 |percentage = 0.9 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate| |party = [[Marxist Party]] |candidate = Michael Roche |votes = 221 |percentage = 0.6 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate| |party = [[Muslim Party]] |candidate = Robert Davidson |votes = 192 |percentage = 0.5 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 8,753 |percentage = 23.4 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 37,417 |percentage = 52.6 |change = -11.9 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]: Birmingham Perry Barr<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/i02.htm|title=UK General Election results April 1992|date=9 April 1992|work=Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=2010-12-06}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Jeff Rooker]] |votes = 27,507 |percentage = 53.2 |change = +2.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = GG Green |votes = 18,917 |percentage = 36.6 |change = &minus;0.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = TPJG Philpott |votes = 5,261 |percentage = 10.2 |change = &minus;2.5 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 8,590 |percentage = 16.6 |change = +3.1 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 51,685 |percentage = 71.6 |change = +2.0 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +1.6 }} {{Election box end}} ==See also== *[[List of Parliamentary constituencies in the West Midlands (county)]] == Notes and references == {{reflist}} == External links == * [http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/perrybarr Birmingham city council constituency page] {{Constituencies in the West Midlands}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Birmingham Perry Barr (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in Birmingham, West Midlands]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1950]] [[ar:برمنغهام، بيري بر (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[zh:伯明翰佩里巴爾 (英國國會選區)]]
Birmingham Selly Oak (UK Parliament constituency) Birmingham, Selly Oak {{coord|52.43|-1.94|type:adm2nd_dim:9000_region:GB|display=title}} {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Birmingham, Selly Oak |parliament = uk |map1 = BirminghamSellyOak2007 |map2 = EnglandBirmingham |map_entity = [[Birmingham]] |map_year = |year = 1955 |abolished = |type = Borough |elects_howmany = One |previous = |next = |electorate = 75,668 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Steve McCabe (politician)|Steve McCabe]] |party = Labour Party (UK) |region = England |county = [[West Midlands (county)|West Midlands]] |european = West Midlands }} '''Birmingham, Selly Oak''' is a [[United Kingdom constituencies|parliamentary constituency]] located in the south west of [[Birmingham]]. It is represented in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]], to which it elected one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) by the [[first-past-the-post]] voting system. Since the [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|general election in May 2010]], Selly Oak's MP has been [[Steve McCabe (politician)|Steve McCabe]] of the [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour Party]]. ==Boundaries== Up until the May 2010 general election, the seat was formed from the electoral wards of Selly Oak, Bournville and Kings Norton. It includes many students and staff from the nearby [[University of Birmingham]]. The University's Selly Oak campus is located entirely within this constituency. The [[Cadbury UK|Cadbury]] factory and 'Cadbury World' are also within its boundaries.<ref>http://sellyoaklibdems.org.uk/pages/newsellyoak.html</ref> ===Boundary review=== Following their review of parliamentary representation in [[Birmingham]] and the [[West Midlands (county)|West Midlands]], the [[Boundary Commission for England]] has created a modified Selly Oak constituency, which is made from the following electoral wards: *[[Billesley]], [[Bournville]], [[Brandwood]] and [[Selly Oak (ward)|Selly Oak]]. ==History== Since its creation in 1955 the seat has switched hands three times between Labour and the Conservatives. The seat has progressively swung towards Labour from being a safe Conservative seat, this was due to housing redevelopments that took place in the sixties and seventies. More recently it has acquired a reputation for electing outspoken MPs, first with the victory of Conservative [[Anthony Beaumont-Dark]] in 1979 and then with his defeat by Labour's [[Lynne Jones]] in 1992. ==Members of Parliament== {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member <ref name="rayment">{{Rayment-hc|s|2}}</ref> !Party |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1955|1955]] | [[Harold Gurden]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, October 1974|Oct 1974]] | [[Tom Litterick]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1979|1979]] | [[Anthony Beaumont-Dark]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1992|1992]] | Dr [[Lynne Jones]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|2010]] | [[Steve McCabe (politician)|Steve McCabe]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |} ==Elections== ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Birmingham, Selly Oak <ref>[http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/cs/Satellite?%26ssbinary=true&blobcol=urldata&blobheader=application%2Fpdf&blobheadername1=Content-Disposition&blobkey=id&blobtable=MungoBlobs&blobwhere=1223417397253&blobheadervalue1=attachment%3B+filename%3D58210PGE+-+Statement+of+Persons+Nominated+and+Notice+of+Poll+2010.pdf Statement of Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll 2010]</ref><ref>[http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/general-election-2010 Birmingham City Council: General Election 2010]</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Steve McCabe (politician)|Steve McCabe]] |votes = 17,950 |percentage = 38.5 |change =-7.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Nigel Dawkins |votes = 14,468 |percentage = 31.1 |change = +6.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Dave Radcliffe |votes = 10,371 |percentage = 22.3 |change = -0.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Lynette Orton |votes = 1,820 |percentage = 3.9 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Jeffrey Burgess |votes = 1,131 |percentage = 2.4 |change = +0.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = James Burn |votes = 664 |percentage = 1.4 |change = -2.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Christian Party (UK) |candidate = Samuel Leeds |votes = 159 |percentage = 0.3 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes =3,482 |percentage=7.5 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes =46,563 |percentage=62.2 |change =+1.9 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = -4.8 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 2000s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Birmingham, Selly Oak}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Lynne Jones]] |votes = 19,226 |percentage = 46.1 |change = −6.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Joe Tildesley |votes = 10,375 |percentage = 24.9 |change = −1.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Richard Brighton |votes = 9,591 |percentage = 23.0 |change = +6.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Barney Smith |votes = 1,581 |percentage = 3.8 |change = +0.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Ronan Burnett |votes = 967 |percentage = 2.3 |change = +0.9 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 8,851 |percentage = 21.2 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 41,740 |percentage = 59.5 |change = +3.2 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = −2.3 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Birmingham, Selly Oak}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Lynne Jones |votes = 21,015 |percentage = 52.4 |change = -3.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Ken Hardeman |votes = 10,676 |percentage = 26.6 |change = -1.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = David Osborne |votes = 6,532 |percentage = 16.3 |change = +4.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Barney Smith |votes = 1,309 |percentage = 3.3 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Sheila Williams |votes = 568 |percentage = 1.4 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 10,339 |percentage = 25.8 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 40,100 |percentage = 56.3 |change = -13.8 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1997|General Election 1997]]: Birmingham, Selly Oak}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Lynne Jones |votes = 28,121 |percentage = 55.6 |change = +9.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = G Green |votes = 14,033 |percentage = 27.8 |change = &minus;14.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = David Osborne |votes = 6,121 |percentage = 12.1 |change = +1.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Referendum Party |candidate = L Marshall |votes = 1,520 |percentage = 3.0 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = ProLife Alliance |candidate = G Gardner |votes = 417 |percentage = 0.8 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Official Monster Raving Loony Party |candidate = P Sheriff-Knowle |votes = 253 |percentage = 0.5 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Natural Law Party |candidate = H Meads |votes = 85 |percentage = 0.5 |change = &minus;0.2 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 14,088 |percentage = 27.9 |change = +24.1 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]: Birmingham, Selly Oak<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/i02.htm|title=UK General Election results April 1992|date=9 April 1992|work=Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=2010-12-06}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Lynne Jones |votes = 25,430 |percentage = 46.0 |change = +6.74 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Anthony Beaumont-Dark]] |votes = 23,370 |percentage = 42.3 |change = -1.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = David Osborne |votes = 5,679 |percentage = 10.3 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = P G Slatter |votes = 535 |percentage = 1.0 |change = &minus;0.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Natural Law Party |candidate = C Barwood |votes = 178 |percentage = 0.3 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Revolutionary Communist Party (Furedi) |candidate = [[Kenan Malik]] |votes = 84 |percentage = 0.2 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 2,060 |percentage = 3.7 |change = &minus;1.2 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 55,276 |percentage = 76.6 |change = +3.5 }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |loser = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +4.3 }} {{Election box end}} === Elections in the 1980s === {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1987|General Election 1987]]: Birmingham, Selly Oak}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Anthony Beaumont-Dark |votes = 23,305 |percentage = 44.17 |change = -0.74 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = A Bore |votes = 20,721 |percentage = 39.27 |change = +4.89 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = C Cane |votes = 8,128 |percentage = 15.40 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = M Hackett |votes = 611 |percentage = 1.16 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 2,584 |percentage = 4.90 |change = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1983|General Election 1983]]: Birmingham, Selly Oak}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Anthony Beaumont-Dark |votes = 23,008 |percentage = 44.91 |change = -3.76 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = J Turner |votes = 17,612 |percentage = 34.38 |change = -4.26 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Social Democratic Party (UK) |candidate = K Wheldall |votes = 10,613 |percentage = 20.71 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 5,396 |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box end}} === Elections in the 1970s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1979|General Election 1979]]: Birmingham, Selly Oak}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Anthony Beaumont-Dark |votes = 23,175 |percentage = 48.67 |change = +8.37 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Tom Litterick]] |votes = 18,400 |percentage = 38.64 |change = -2.44 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = P Clifford |votes = 5,452 |percentage = 11.45 |change = -7.17 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Front |candidate = G Bassett |votes = 401 |percentage = 0.84 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate| |party = Child and Family Protection Group |candidate = P J Crome |votes = 190 |percentage = 0.40 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 4,775 |percentage = 10.03 |change = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, October 1974|General Election October 1974]]: Birmingham, Selly Oak}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Tom Litterick |votes = 17,320 |percentage = 41.08 |change = +4.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Harold Gurden]] |votes = 16,994 |percentage = 40.30 |change = -2.31 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = R A Grant |votes = 7,850 |percentage = 18.62 |change = -2.39 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 326 |percentage = 0.77 |change = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, February 1974|General Election February 1974]]: Birmingham, Selly Oak}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Harold Gurden |votes = 19,705 |percentage = 42.61 |change = -9.56 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Tom Litterick |votes = 16,823 |percentage = 36.38 |change = -11.45 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = R A Grant |votes = 9,718 |percentage = 21.01 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 2,882 |percentage = 6.23 |change = +1.88 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1970|General Election 1970]]: Birmingham, Selly Oak}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Harold Gurden |votes = 18,281 |percentage = 52.17 |change = +7.03 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = M J Hartley-Brewer |votes = 16,758 |percentage = 47.83 |change = +4.81 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 1,523 |percentage = 4.35 |change = +2.23 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1960s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1966|General Election 1966]]: Birmingham, Selly Oak}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Harold Gurden |votes = 16,533 |percentage = 45.14 |change = -11.78 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = J Garwell |votes = 15,756 |percentage = 43.02 |change = -0.06 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = R Lewthwaite |votes = 4,333 |percentage = 11.83 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 777 |percentage = 2.12 |change = -11.71 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1964|General Election 1964]]: Birmingham, Selly Oak}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Harold Gurden |votes = 21,443 |percentage = 56.92 |change = -3.14 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = J Garwell |votes = 16,232 |percentage = 43.08 |change = +3.14 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 5,211 |percentage = 13.83 |change = -6.28 }} {{Election box end}} === Elections in the 1950s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1959|General Election 1959]]: Birmingham, Selly Oak}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Harold Gurden |votes = 24,950 |percentage = 60.06 |change = +2.56 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = J Rhydderch |votes = 16,594 |percentage = 39.94 |change = -2.56 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 8,356 |percentage = 20.11 |change = +5.12 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1955|General Election 1955]]: Birmingham, Selly Oak}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Harold Gurden |votes = 25,774 |percentage = 57.50 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = H Watton |votes = 19,054 |percentage = 42.50 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 6,720 |percentage = 14.99 |change = }} {{Election box end}} ==See also== *[[List of Parliamentary constituencies in the West Midlands (county)]] ==Notes and references== {{reflist}} == External links == * [http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/sellyoak Birmingham city council constituency page] {{Constituencies in the West Midlands}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Birmingham Selly Oak (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in Birmingham, West Midlands]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1955]] [[ar:برمنغهام، سيلي أوك (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[zh:伯明翰塞利奧克 (英國國會選區)]]
Birmingham Yardley (UK Parliament constituency) Birmingham, Yardley {{coord|52.46|-1.82|type:adm2nd_dim:8000_region:GB|display=title}} {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Birmingham, Yardley |parliament = uk |map1 = BirminghamYardley2007 |map2 = EnglandBirmingham |map_entity = [[Birmingham]] |map_year = |year = 1918 |abolished = |type = Borough |elects_howmany = One |previous = |next = |electorate = 73,261 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[John Hemming (politician)|John Hemming]] |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |region = England |county = [[West Midlands (county)|West Midlands]] |european = West Midlands }} '''Birmingham, Yardley''' is a [[United Kingdom constituencies|constituency]] represented in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) by the [[first-past-the-post]] system of election. ==Boundaries== [[Yardley, Birmingham|Yardley]] [[area committee]] [[district committee|district]] is situated in the south-east of Birmingham, at the boundary of [[Solihull]]. ===Boundary review=== Following the review of parliamentary representation in [[Birmingham]] and the [[West Midlands (county)|West Midlands]] by the [[Boundary Commission for England]], Yardley is to be modified with the following electoral wards making up a revised constituency: *[[Acocks Green]] *[[Sheldon, West Midlands|Sheldon]] *[[South Yardley]] *[[Stechford and Yardley North]] ==Members of Parliament== In every general election (apart from 1992 and 2005) the MP elected for Birmingham, Yardley was a member of the party winning the general election, making it a [[bellwether]] seat. {|class="wikitable" !colspan=2|Election!!Member <ref name="rayment">{{Rayment-hc|y}}</ref> !Party |- | style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[United Kingdom general election, 1918|1918]] || [[Alfred Roger Jephcott]] || [[Conservative Party (UK)|Coalition Conservative]] |- | style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[United Kingdom general election, 1929|1929]] || [[Archibald Gossling|Archibald George Gossling]] || [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- | style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[United Kingdom general election, 1931|1931]] || [[Edward William Salt]] || [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- | style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[United Kingdom general election, 1945|1945]] || [[Wesley Perrins]] || [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- | style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[United Kingdom general election, 1950|1950]] || [[Henry Usborne]] || [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- | style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[United Kingdom general election, 1959|1959]] || [[Leonard Cleaver]] || [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- | style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[United Kingdom general election, 1964|1964]] || [[Ioan Evans]] || [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour Co-operative]] |- | style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[United Kingdom general election, 1970|1970]] || [[Derek Coombs]] || [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- | style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[United Kingdom general election, February 1974|Feb 1974]] || [[Syd Tierney]] || [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- | style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[United Kingdom general election, 1979|1979]] || [[David Gilroy Bevan]] || [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- | style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[United Kingdom general election, 1992|1992]] || [[Estelle Morris]] || [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- | style="background-color: {{Liberal Democrats (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[United Kingdom general election, 2005|2005]] || [[John Hemming (politician)|John Hemming]] || [[Liberal Democrats (UK)|Liberal Democrat]] |- |} ==Elections== ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Birmingham, Yardley <ref>[http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/cs/Satellite?%26ssbinary=true&blobcol=urldata&blobheader=application%2Fpdf&blobheadername1=Content-Disposition&blobkey=id&blobtable=MungoBlobs&blobwhere=1223417397253&blobheadervalue1=attachment%3B+filename%3D58210PGE+-+Statement+of+Persons+Nominated+and+Notice+of+Poll+2010.pdf Statement of Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll 2010]</ref><ref>[http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/general-election-2010 Birmingham City Council: General Election 2010]</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = [[John Hemming (politician)|John Hemming]] |votes = 16,162 |percentage = 39.6 |change = -2.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Lynnette Kelly |votes = 13,160 |percentage = 32.2 |change = -2.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Meirion Jenkins |votes = 7,836 |percentage = 19.2 |change = +8.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Tanya Lumby |votes = 2,153 |percentage = 5.3 |change = +0.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Graham Duffen |votes = 1,190 |percentage = 2.9 |change = +1.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = National Front (UK) |candidate = Paul Morris |votes = 349 |percentage = 0.9 |change = +0.5 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 3,002 |percentage = 7.3 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 40,850 |percentage = 56.5 |change = +2.0 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 2000s=== {{Election box begin |title=[[UK general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Birmingham, Yardley}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = [[John Hemming (politician)|John Hemming]] |votes = 13,648 |percentage = 46.4 |change = +8.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Jayne Innes |votes = 10,976 |percentage = 37.3 |change = -9.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Paul Uppal]] |votes = 2,970 |percentage = 10.1 |change = -3.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Robert Purcell |votes = 1,523 |percentage = 5.2 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Mohammed Yaqub |votes = 314 |percentage = 1.1 |change = 0.0 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 2,672 |percentage = 9.1 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 29,431 |percentage = 57.7 |change = +0.5 }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Liberal Democrats (UK) |loser = Labour Party (UK) |swing = -8.8 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Birmingham, Yardley }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Estelle Morris]] |votes = 14,085 |percentage = 46.9 |change = -0.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = [[John Hemming (politician)|John Hemming]] |votes = 11,507 |percentage = 38.3 |change = +5.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Barrie Roberts |votes = 3,941 |percentage = 13.1 |change = -4.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Alan Ware |votes = 329 |percentage = 1.1 |change = +0.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Socialist Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Colin Wren |votes = 151 |percentage = 0.5 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 2,578 |percentage = 8.6 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 30,011 |percentage = 57.2 |change = -13.9 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1997|General Election 1997]]: Birmingham, Yardley }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Estelle Morris]] |votes = 17,778 |percentage = 47.0 |change = +12.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = [[John Hemming (politician)|John Hemming]] |votes = 12,463 |percentage = 33.0 |change = +2.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Anne Jobson |votes = 6,736 |percentage = 17.8 |change = -16.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Alan Ware |votes = 164 |percentage = 0.4 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 5,315 |percentage = 14.3 |change = +13.9 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 37,141 |percentage = 71.2 |change = -6.8 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]: Birmingham, Yardley<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/ge92index.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=9 April 1992|work=Election 1992|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=2010-12-06}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Estelle Morris]] |votes = 14,884 |percentage = 34.9 |change = -1.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = David Bevan |votes = 14,722 |percentage = 34.5 |change = -8.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = [[John Hemming (politician)|John Hemming]] |votes = 12,899 |percentage = 30.2 |change = +9.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Front |candidate = Paul Read |votes = 192 |percentage = 0.4 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 162 |percentage = 0.4 |change = &minus;5.6 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 78.0 |change = +4.1 }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |loser = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +3.2 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1980s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1987|General Election 1987]]: Birmingham, Yardley }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[David Bevan]] |votes = 17,931 |percentage = 42.6 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Geoffrey Edge]] |votes = 15,409 |percentage = 36.6 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = L Smith |votes = 8,734 |percentage = 20.8 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 2,522 |percentage = 6.0 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 73.9 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1920s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1929|General Election 1929]]: Birmingham, Yardley }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Archibald Gossling]] |votes = 23,956 |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Edward William Salt]] |votes = 19,590 |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = C A Beaumont |votes = 5,500 |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 4,366 |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box gain with party link without swing| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |loser = Conservative Party (UK) }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1924|General Election 1924]]: Birmingham, Yardley }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Alfred Jephcott]] |votes = 16,149 |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Archibald Gossling]] |votes = 14,184 |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 1,965 |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link without swing| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) }} {{Election box end}} ==See also== *[[List of Parliamentary constituencies in the West Midlands (county)]] ==Notes and references== {{Reflist}} == External links == * [http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/yardley Birmingham city council constituency page] {{Constituencies in the West Midlands}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Birmingham, Yardley (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in Birmingham, West Midlands]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1918]] [[ar:برمنغهام، ياردلي (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[pl:Okręg wyborczy Birmingham Yardley]] [[zh:伯明翰亞德利 (英國國會選區)]]
Bishop Auckland (UK Parliament constituency) Bishop Auckland {{coord|54.657|-1.677|region:GB_scale:50000|display=title}} {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Bishop Auckland |parliament = uk |map1 = BishopAuckland2007 |map2 = EnglandDurham |map_entity = [[County Durham]] |map_year = |year = 1885 |abolished = |type = County |elects_howmany = One |previous = [[South Durham (UK Parliament constituency)|South Durham]] |next = |electorate = 68,501 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Helen Goodman]] |party = Labour Party (UK) |region = England |county = [[County Durham]] |european = North East England }} '''Bishop Auckland''' is a [[county constituency]] represented in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) by the [[first past the post]] system of election. Since 1935 it has elected Labour MPs. ==Boundaries== The constituency is located in the southern part of [[County Durham]] in the [[North East England|North East]] of [[England]]. It includes the whole of the former [[Teesdale (district)|Teesdale district]] and parts of former [[Wear Valley]] district and the former [[Sedgefield (borough)|Sedgefield]] borough. The constituency includes [[Barnard Castle]], [[Middleton-in-Teesdale]], [[Bishop Auckland]], [[Shildon]], [[Spennymoor]], [[Tudhoe]] and surrounding areas. ===Boundary review=== Following their review into parliamentary representation in [[County Durham]], the [[Boundary Commission for England]] made very minor alterations to the Bishop Auckland seat. The electoral wards used in the creation of the modified seat, fought at the UK general election in 2010, are; *Byerley, Low [[Spennymoor]] and [[Tudhoe Grange]], [[Middlestone]], [[Spennymoor]], [[Sunnydale]], [[Thickley]] and [[Tudhoe]] from the former [[Sedgefield (borough)|Sedgefield]] borough *The former district of [[Teesdale (district)|Teesdale]] *Bishop Auckland Town, [[Cockton Hill]], [[Coundon]], [[Dene Valley]], [[Escomb]], [[Henknowle]], [[West Auckland]], and [[Woodhouse Close]] from the former [[Wear Valley]] district ==Members of Parliament== {| class="wikitable" !colspan="2"|Election!!Member<ref>{{rayment-hc|b|3}}</ref>!!Party |- | style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1885|1885]] | [[James Mellor Paulton]] | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- | style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, January 1910|Jan. 1910]] | Sir [[Sir Henry Havelock-Allan, 2nd Baronet|Henry Havelock-Allan]], Bt. | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- | style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1918|1918]] | [[Ben Spoor]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- | style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Bishop Auckland by-election, 1929|1929 by-election]] | [[Florence Ruth Dalton]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- | style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1929|1929]] | [[Hugh Dalton]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- | style="background-color: {{National Liberal Party (UK, 1931)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1931|1931]] | [[Aaron Charlton Curry]] | [[National Liberal Party (UK, 1931)|Liberal National]] |- | style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1935|1935]] | [[Hugh Dalton]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- | style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1959|1959]] | [[James Boyden]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- | style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1979|1979]] | [[Derek Foster, Baron Foster of Bishop Auckland|Derek Foster]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- | style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 2005|2005]] | [[Helen Goodman]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |} == Elections == === Elections in the 2010s === {{Election box begin| |title= [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Bishop Auckland<ref>http://www.durham.gov.uk/PDFApproved/ParliamentaryElection2010_SoPN_BA.pdf</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Helen Goodman]] |votes = 16,023 |percentage = 39.0 |change = -11.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Barbara Harrison |votes = 10,805 |percentage = 26.3 |change = +3.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Mark Wilkes |votes = 9,189 |percentage = 22.3 |change = -1.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Adam Walker |votes = 2,036 |percentage = 4.9 |change = +4.9 }} {{Election box candidate| |party = Local Liberals People Before Politics |candidate = Sam Zair |votes = 1,964 |percentage = 4.8 |change = +4.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Dave Brothers |votes = 1,119 |percentage = 2.7 |change = -0.7 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 5,218 |percentage = 12.7 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 41,136 |percentage = 60.2 |change = +4.0 }} {{Election box end}} === Elections in the 2000s === {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Bishop Auckland }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Helen Goodman]] |votes = 19,065 |percentage = 50.0 |change = -8.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = [[Chris Foote-Wood]] |votes = 9,018 |percentage = 23.7 |change = +8.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Richard Bell |votes = 8,736 |percentage = 22.9 |change = +0.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Margaret Hopson |votes = 1,309 |percentage = 3.4 |change = +3.4 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 10,047 |percentage = 26.4 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 38,128 |percentage = 56.5 |change = -0.7 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = -8.4 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Bishop Auckland }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Derek Foster]] |votes = 22,680 |percentage = 58.8 |change = -7.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Fiona McNish |votes = 8,754 |percentage = 22.7 |change = +2.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = [[Chris Foote Wood]] |votes = 6,073 |percentage = 15.7 |change = +6.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Carl Bennett |votes = 1,052 |percentage = 2.7 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 13,926 |percentage = 36.1 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 38,559 |percentage = 57.2 |change = -11.2 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]: Bishop Auckland<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/ge92index.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=9 April 1992|work=Election 1992|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=2010-12-06}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Derek Foster]] |votes = 27,763 |percentage = 50.0 |change = +2.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = DR Williamson |votes = 17,676 |percentage = 31.8 |change = &minus;3.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = WP Wade |votes = 10,099 |percentage = 18.2 |change = +1.0 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 10,087 |percentage = 18.2 |change = +5.0 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 55,538 |percentage = 76.5 |change = +2.4 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +2.5 }} {{Election box end}} === Elections in the 1930s === {{Empty section|date=June 2008}} === Elections in the 1920s === {{Expand section|date=June 2008}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[Bishop Auckland by-election, 1929|Bishop Auckland by-election, 7 February 1929]] }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Ruth Dalton]] |votes = 14,797 |percentage = 57.1 |change = +2.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Aaron Charlton Curry]] |votes = 7,725 |percentage = 29.9 |change = −15.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = H. Thompson |votes = 3,357 |percentage = 13.0 |change = N/A }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 7,072 |percentage = 27.2 |change = +17.0 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 25,879 |percentage = 74.4 |change = −6.5 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +8.5 }} {{Election box end}} ==See also== *[[List of Parliamentary constituencies in County Durham]] *[[Bishop Auckland by-election, 1929]] *The town of [[Bishop Auckland]] *Bishop Auckland Constituency labour Party [[Bishop Auckland]] == Notes and references == {{reflist}} == Sources == *{{cite book |last=Craig |first=F. W. S. |authorlink= F. W. S. Craig |title=British parliamentary election results 1918-1949 |origyear=1969 |edition= 3rd edition |year=1983 |publisher= Parliamentary Research Services |location=Chichester |isbn= 0-900178-06-X}} {{Constituencies in North East England}} {{Use dmy dates|date=January 2011}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Bishop Auckland (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in County Durham]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1885]] [[ar:بيشوب أوكلاند (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[pl:Okręg wyborczy Bishop Auckland]] [[zh:畢曉普奧克蘭 (英國國會選區)]]
Blackburn (UK Parliament constituency) Blackburn {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Blackburn |parliament = uk |map1 = Blackburn2007 |map2 = EnglandLancashire |map_entity = [[Lancashire]] |map_year = |year = 1955 |abolished = |type = Borough |elects_howmany = One |previous = [[Blackburn East (UK Parliament constituency)|Blackburn East]] and [[Blackburn West (UK Parliament constituency)|Blackburn West]] |next = |electorate = 72,112 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Jack Straw (politician)|Jack Straw]] |party = Labour Party (UK) |region = England |county = [[Lancashire]] |european = North West England |towns = [[Blackburn]] |year2 = 1832 |abolished2 = 1950 |type2 = Borough |previous2 = [[Lancashire (UK Parliament constituency)|Lancashire]] |next2 = [[Blackburn East (UK Parliament constituency)|Blackburn East]]<br />[[Blackburn West (UK Parliament constituency)|Blackburn West]] |elects_howmany2 = Two }} '''Blackburn''' is a [[borough constituency]] represented in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. The town currently elects one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) by the [[first past the post]] system of election. It has elected Labour MPs since its re-creation in 1955. ==Boundaries== The constituency encompasses the town of [[Blackburn]] in the [[North West of England]]. It borders four other constituencies: [[Ribble Valley (UK Parliament constituency)|Ribble Valley]] to the north, [[Hyndburn (UK Parliament constituency)|Hyndburn]] to the east, [[Rossendale and Darwen (UK Parliament constituency)|Rossendale and Darwen]] to the south and [[Chorley (UK Parliament constituency)|Chorley]] to the west. Following the review of parliamentary representation in [[Lancashire]], including the unitary authority of [[Blackburn with Darwen]], the [[Boundary Commission for England]] made minor boundary changes to the existing constituency. No name change was proposed or made. The electoral wards in the Blackburn seat fought at the UK general election in 2010 were entirely within the district of Blackburn with Darwen. *Audley, Bastwell, [[Beardwood]] and Lammack, Corporation Park, [[Ewood]], Higher Croft, [[Little Harwood]], [[Livesey]] with [[Pleasington]], Meadowhead, [[Mill Hill, Lancashire|Mill Hill]], Queen's Park, [[Roe Lee]], Shadsworth with [[Whitebirk]], Shear Brow and Wensley Fold. ==History== ''For more details, see the [[Blackburn#Politics|Politics section]] of the Blackburn article.'' Blackburn was first enfranchised by the [[Reform Act 1832]], as a two-member constituency, and was first used at the [[United Kingdom general election, 1832|1832 general election]]. It was abolished for the [[United Kingdom general election, 1950|1950 general election]], when it was then replaced by two new single-member constituencies, [[Blackburn East (UK Parliament constituency)|Blackburn East]] and [[Blackburn West (UK Parliament constituency)|Blackburn West]]. Blackburn was re-established as a single-member constituency for the [[United Kingdom general election, 1955|1955 general election]], partially replacing the [[Blackburn East (UK Parliament constituency)|Blackburn East]] and [[Blackburn West (UK Parliament constituency)|Blackburn West]] constituencies which had been created only five years earlier. After its re-establishment in 1955, the constituency was initially a marginal, but Blackburn is now considered to be a [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour Party]] stronghold. ===2005 General election=== Blackburn's MP, Jack Straw, was challenged in the [[United Kingdom general election, 2005|2005 general election]] by a former [[Foreign and Commonwealth Office|Foreign Office]] subordinate, the ex-British ambassador to [[Uzbekistan]] [[Craig Murray]]. Murray stood for election in Blackburn on a platform of opposition to the [[2003 invasion of Iraq|war in Iraq]] and electoral corruption. Murray described the constituency as a "Labour [[rotten borough]]" and said of the build up to the election, "I've been approached by several people in the Asian community who are under huge pressure from Labour activists to apply for a postal vote rather than a ballot vote and then hand their postal vote over to the Labour party." Over 50% more people used postal votes in the 2005 general election in Blackburn than in 2001.<ref>Could the election be won by fraud?, Robert Winnett and Abul Taher, ''[[The Sunday Times (UK)|The Sunday Times]]'', 10 April 2005</ref> The anti-Straw vote was split, however, and the incumbent was returned with a comfortable majority of over 8,000. Although Murray's campaign piqued the interest of the national media, he was forced into fifth place by the [[British National Party]], a result reflective of somewhat poor race relations in the town going back decades. ==Members of Parliament== The seat has been represented since 1979 by former Cabinet minister Jack Straw. ===Two-member constituency (1832–1950)=== {| class="wikitable" |- !Election!! !!1st Member<ref name="rayment">{{rayment-hc|b|3}}</ref> !1st Party<ref name="craig1832-1885">{{cite book |last=Craig |first=F. W. S. |authorlink= F. W. S. Craig |title=British parliamentary election results 1832–1885 |origyear=1977 |edition= 2nd |year=1989 |publisher= Parliamentary Research Services |location=Chichester |id= ISBN 0-900178-26-4 |pages=49–50 }}</ref> <ref name="craig1885-1918">{{cite book |last=Craig |first=F. W. S. |authorlink= F. W. S. Craig |title=British parliamentary election results 1885–1918 |origyear=1974 |edition= 2nd |year=1989 |publisher= Parliamentary Research Services |location=Chichester |id= ISBN 0-900178-27-2 |page=76 }}</ref><ref name="craig1918-1949">{{cite book |last=Craig |first=F. W. S. |authorlink= F. W. S. Craig |title=British parliamentary election results 1918–1949 |origyear=1969 |edition=3rd |year=1983 |publisher= Parliamentary Research Services |location=Chichester |id= ISBN 0-900178-06-X |page=92 }}</ref> ! !!2nd Member<ref name="rayment"/>!!2nd Party |- |[[United Kingdom general election, 1832|1832]] |rowspan="1" style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2" | [[Sir William Feilden, 1st Baronet|William Feilden]] |rowspan="1" | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[William Turner (MP for Blackburn)|William Turner]] || [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |[[United Kingdom general election, 1841|1841]] |rowspan="1" style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="1" | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2" | [[John Hornby (MP)|John Hornby]] |rowspan="2" | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |[[United Kingdom general election, 1847|1847]] |rowspan="4" style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="4" | [[James Pilkington (MP)|James Pilkington]] |rowspan="4" | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |[[United Kingdom general election, 1852|1852]] |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[William Eccles (MP)|William Eccles]] || [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |[[Blackburn by-election, 1853|1853 by-election]] |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[Montague Joseph Feilden]] || [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |[[United Kingdom general election, 1857|1857]] |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"| [[William Henry Hornby (1805–1884)|William Henry Hornby]] |rowspan="2"| [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |[[United Kingdom general election, 1865|1865]] |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[Joseph Feilden]] || [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |[[Blackburn by-election, 1869|1869 by-election]] |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"|[[Henry Master Feilden]] |rowspan="2"| [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[Edward Hornby]] || [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |[[United Kingdom general election, 1874|1874]] |rowspan="3" style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="3"| [[William Edward Briggs]] |rowspan="3"| [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |[[Blackburn by-election, 1875|1875 by-election]] |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[Daniel Thwaites]] || [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |[[United Kingdom general election, 1880|1880]] |rowspan="3" style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="3"| Sir [[Sir William Coddington, 1st Baronet|William Coddington]] |rowspan="3"| [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |[[United Kingdom general election, 1885|1885]] |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | ||[[Sir Robert Peel, 3rd Baronet|Sir Robert Peel]] || [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |[[United Kingdom general election, 1886|1886]] |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2" | [[Sir William Hornby, 1st Baronet|William Hornby]] |rowspan="2" | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |[[United Kingdom general election, 1906|1906]] |rowspan="3" style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="3" | [[Philip Snowden, 1st Viscount Snowden|Philip Snowden]] |rowspan="3" | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |[[United Kingdom general election, January 1910|1910]] |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |Sir [[Thomas Barclay (MP)|Thomas Barclay]] || [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |[[United Kingdom general election, December 1910|1910]] |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="3"| Sir [[Henry Norman]] | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |[[United Kingdom general election, 1918|1918]] |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Percy Thompson Dean]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Coalition Conservative]] |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Coalition Liberal]] |- |[[United Kingdom general election, 1922|1922]] |rowspan="2" style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |rowspan="2"|Sir [[Sydney Herbert Holcroft Henn]] |rowspan="2"| [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] | style="background-color: {{National Liberal Party (UK, 1922)/meta/color}}" | | [[National Liberal Party (UK, 1922)|National Liberal]] |- |[[United Kingdom general election, 1923|1923]] |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[John Duckworth (politician)|John Duckworth]] || [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |[[United Kingdom general election, 1929|1929]] |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |[[Thomas Harry Gill]] || [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |[[Mary Agnes Hamilton]] || [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |[[United Kingdom general election, 1931|1931]] |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | ||Sir [[George Sampson Elliston]] || [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | ||Sir [[Walter Dorling Smiles]] || [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |[[United Kingdom general election, 1945|1945]] |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |[[Lewis John Edwards]] || [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | |[[Barbara Castle, Baroness Castle of Blackburn|Barbara Castle]] || [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- ||[[United Kingdom general election, 1950|1950]] |colspan="6"| ''constituency abolished: see [[Blackburn East (UK Parliament constituency)|Blackburn East]] and [[Blackburn West (UK Parliament constituency)|Blackburn West]] |} ===Single member constituency (1955–present)=== {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member<ref name="rayment"/>!!Party |- |colspan="2" align="center"|[[United Kingdom general election, 1955|1955]] |colspan="2"| ''constituency re-established'' |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1955|1955]] | [[Barbara Castle, Baroness Castle of Blackburn|Barbara Castle]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1979|1979]] | [[Jack Straw (politician)|Jack Straw]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |} ==Elections== ===Elections since 1979=== {{Compact election box begin}} {{Compact election box | election_title = [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]] | election_ref = <ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge10/i03.htm |title=UK General Election results May 2010 |work=Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources |accessdate=15 December 2010}}</ref><ref>[http://ukpollingreport.co.uk/guide/seat-profiles/blackburn ukpollingreport]</ref> | electorate = 72,331 | turnout_votes = 45,499 | turnout_percent = 62.9 | turnout_change = +5.2 | majority_votes = 9,856 | majority_percent = 21.7 | majority_change = +2.2 | result = hold | swing = +1.1 | swing_from = Conservative Party (UK) | swing_to = Labour Party (UK) | winner = [[Jack Straw (politician)|Jack Straw]] | winner_party = Labour Party (UK) | winner_votes = 21,571 | winner_percent = 47.8 | winner_change = +5.7 | candidate2 = Michael Law-Riding | candidate2_party = Conservative Party (UK) | candidate2_votes = 11,895 | candidate2_percent = 26.1 | candidate2_change = +3.5 | candidate3 = Paul English | candidate3_party = Liberal Democrats (UK) | candidate3_votes = 6,918 | candidate3_percent = 15.2 | candidate3_change = -5.4 | candidate4 = Robin Evans | candidate4_party = British National Party | candidate4_votes = 2,158 | candidate4_percent = 4.7 | candidate4_change = &minus;0.7 | candidate5 = Bushra Irfan | candidate5_party = Independent (politician) | candidate5_votes = 1,424 | candidate5_percent = 3.1 | candidate5_change = ''N/A'' | candidate6 = Bobby Anwar | candidate6_party = United Kingdom Independence Party | candidate6_votes = 942 | candidate6_percent = 2.1 | candidate6_change = &minus;0.2 | candidate7 = Grace Astley | candidate7_party = Independent (politician) | candidate7_votes = 238 | candidate7_percent = 0.5 | candidate7_change = ''N/A'' | candidate8 = Janis Sharp | candidate8_party = Independent (politician) | candidate8_votes = 173 | candidate8_percent = 0.4 | candidate8_change = ''N/A'' }} {{Compact election box | election_title = [[United Kingdom general election, 2005|General Election 2005]] | election_ref = <ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge05/i03.htm |title=UK General Election results May 2005 |work=Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources |accessdate=15 December 2010}}</ref> | electorate = 72,707 | turnout_votes = 41,805 | turnout_percent = 56.9 | turnout_change = +1.4 | majority_votes = 8,009 | majority_percent = 19.2 | majority_change = &minus;3.7 | result = hold | swing = 1.9 | swing_from = Labour Party (UK) | swing_to = Conservative Party (UK) | winner = [[Jack Straw (politician)|Jack Straw]] | winner_party = Labour Party (UK) | winner_votes = 17,562 | winner_percent = 42.0 | winner_change = &minus;12.1 | candidate2 = Imtiaz Ameen | candidate2_party = Conservative Party (UK) | candidate2_votes = 9,553 | candidate2_percent = 22.9 | candidate2_change = &minus;8.3 | candidate3 = Tony Melia | candidate3_party = Liberal Democrats (UK) | candidate3_votes = 8,608 | candidate3_percent = 20.6 | candidate3_change = +12.5 | candidate4 = Nicholas Holt | candidate4_party = British National Party | candidate4_votes = 2,263 | candidate4_percent = 5.4 | candidate4_change = ''N/A'' | candidate5 = [[Craig Murray]] | candidate5_party = Independent (politician) | candidate5_votes = 2,082 | candidate5_percent = 5.0 | candidate5_change = ''N/A'' | candidate6 = Dorothy Baxter | candidate6_party = United Kingdom Independence Party | candidate6_votes = 954 | candidate6_percent = 2.3 | candidate6_change = &minus;0.6 | candidate7 = Graham Carter | candidate7_party = Green Party of England and Wales | candidate7_votes = 783 | candidate7_percent = 1.9 | candidate7_change = ''N/A'' }} {{Compact election box | election_title = [[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]] | election_ref = <ref name="kimber-1997-2001">{{cite web |url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/constit/093.htm |title=UK General Election results May 1997 and June 2001: Blackburn |work=Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources |accessdate=15 December 2010}}</ref> | electorate = 72,611 | turnout_votes = 40,284 | turnout_percent = 55.5 | turnout_change = &minus;9.5 | majority_votes = 9,249 | majority_percent = 22.9 | majority_change = &minus;7.5 | result = hold | swing = 2.9 | swing_from = Labour Party (UK) | swing_to = Conservative Party (UK) | winner = [[Jack Straw (politician)|Jack Straw]] | winner_party = Labour Party (UK) | winner_votes = 21,808 | winner_percent = 54.1 | winner_change = &minus;0.9 | candidate2 = John Cotton | candidate2_party = Conservative Party (UK) | candidate2_votes = 12,559 | candidate2_percent = 31.2 | candidate2_change = +6.6 | candidate3 = Imtiaz Patel | candidate3_party = Liberal Democrats (UK) | candidate3_votes = 3,264 | candidate3_percent = 8.1 | candidate3_change = &minus;2.4 | candidate4 = Dorothy Baxter | candidate4_party = United Kingdom Independence Party | candidate4_votes = 1,185 | candidate4_percent = 2.9 | candidate4_change = ''N/A'' | candidate5 = Terry Cullen | candidate5_party = Socialist Labour Party (UK) | candidate5_votes = 559 | candidate5_percent = 1.4 | candidate5_change = +0.1 | candidate6 = Jim Nichol | candidate6_party = Socialist Alliance (England) | candidate6_votes = 532 | candidate6_percent = 1.3 | candidate6_change = ''N/A'' | candidate7 = Paul Morris | candidate7_party = Independent (politician) | candidate7_votes = 377 | candidate7_percent = 0.9 | candidate7_change = &minus;0.1 }} {{Compact election box | election_title = [[United Kingdom general election, 1997|General Election 1997]] | election_ref = <ref name="kimber-1997-2001" /> | electorate = 73,132 | turnout_votes = 73,132 | turnout_percent = 65.0 | turnout_change = &minus;10.1 | majority_votes = 14,445 | majority_percent = 30.4 | majority_change = +19.4 | result = hold | swing = 9.7 | swing_from = Conservative Party (UK) | swing_to = Labour Party (UK) | winner = [[Jack Straw (politician)|Jack Straw]] | winner_party = Labour Party (UK) | winner_votes = 26,141 | winner_percent = 55.0 | winner_change = +6.6 | candidate2 = Sangheeta Kaur Sidhu | candidate2_party = Conservative Party (UK) | candidate2_votes = 11,696 | candidate2_percent = 24.6 | candidate2_change = &minus;12.9 | candidate3 = Stephen Fenn | candidate3_party = Liberal Democrats (UK) | candidate3_votes = 4,990 | candidate3_percent = 10.5 | candidate3_change = &minus;1.0 | candidate4 = David Bradshaw | candidate4_party = Referendum Party | candidate4_votes = 1,892 | candidate4_percent = 4.0 | candidate4_change = ''N/A'' | candidate5 = Tina Wingfield | candidate5_party = National Democrats (UK) | candidate5_votes = 671 | candidate5_percent = 1.4 | candidate5_change = +1.4 | candidate6 = Helen Drummond | candidate6_party = Socialist Labour Party (UK) | candidate6_votes = 635 | candidate6_percent = 1.3 | candidate6_change = | candidate7 = Robin Field | candidate7_party = Green Party of England and Wales | candidate7_votes = 608 | candidate7_percent = 1.3 | candidate7_change = | candidate8 = Margo Carmichael-Grimshaw | candidate8_party_unlinked = Keep Britain Free and Independent Party | candidate8_votes = 506 | candidate8_percent = 1.1 | candidate8_change = | candidate9 = William Batchelor | candidate9_party_unlinked = Common Sense Sick of Politician | candidate9_votes = 362 | candidate9_percent = 0.8 | candidate9_change = }} {{Compact election box | election_title = [[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]] | election_ref = <ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/i03.htm |title=UK General Election results April 1992 |work=Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources |accessdate=15 December 2010}}</ref> | electorate = 73,251 | turnout_votes = 54,978 | turnout_percent = 75.1 | turnout_change = +0.2 | majority_votes = 6,027 | majority_percent = 11.0 | majority_change = +0.2 | result = hold | swing = 0.6 | swing_from = Conservative Party (UK) | swing_to = Labour Party (UK) | winner = [[Jack Straw (politician)|Jack Straw]] | winner_party = Labour Party (UK) | winner_votes = 26,633 | winner_percent = 48.4 | winner_change = &minus;1.5 | candidate2 = Ross M. Coates | candidate2_party = Conservative Party (UK) | candidate2_votes = 20,606 | candidate2_percent = 37.5 | candidate2_change = &minus;2.6 | candidate3 = Derek Mann | candidate3_party = Liberal Democrats (UK) | candidate3_votes = 6,332 | candidate3_percent = 11.5 | candidate3_change = +1.1 | candidate4 = Robin Field | candidate4_party = Green Party of England and Wales | candidate4_votes = 878 | candidate4_percent = 1.6 | candidate4_change = ''N/A'' | candidate5 = Margo Carmichael-Grimshaw | candidate5_party_unlinked = Lodestar Party | candidate5_votes = 334 | candidate5_percent = 0.6 | candidate5_change = ''N/A'' | candidate6 = William Ayliffe | candidate6_party = Natural Law Party | candidate6_votes = 195 | candidate6_percent = 0.4 | candidate6_change = ''N/A'' }} {{Compact election box | election_title = [[United Kingdom general election, 1987|General Election 1987]] | election_ref = <ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge87/i03.htm |title=UK General Election results June 1987 |work=Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources |accessdate=15 December 2010}}</ref> | electorate = 74,801 | turnout_votes = 56,035 | turnout_percent = 74.9 | turnout_change = &minus;0.3 | majority_votes = 5,497 | majority_percent = 9.8 | majority_change = +3.4 | result = hold | swing = 2.3 | swing_from = Conservative Party (UK) | swing_to = Labour Party (UK) | winner = [[Jack Straw (politician)|Jack Straw]] | winner_party = Labour Party (UK) | winner_votes = 27,965 | winner_percent = 49.9 | winner_change = +5.2 | candidate2 = A. C. Cheetham | candidate2_party = Conservative Party (UK) | candidate2_votes = 22,468 | candidate2_percent = 40.1 | candidate2_change = +0.7 | candidate3 = M. A. Ali | candidate3_party = SDP-Liberal Alliance | candidate3_votes = 5,602 | candidate3_percent = 10.0 | candidate3_change = &minus;4.4 }} {{Compact election box | election_title = [[United Kingdom general election, 1983|General Election 1983]] | election_ref = <ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge83/i03.htm |title=UK General Election results June 1983 |work=Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources |accessdate=15 December 2010}}</ref> | electorate = 76,078 | turnout_votes = 56,784 | turnout_percent = 74.6 | turnout_change = +0.5 | majority_votes = 3,055 | majority_percent = 5.4 | majority_change = &minus;8.8 | result = hold | swing = 4.4 | swing_from = Labour Party (UK) | swing_to = Conservative Party (UK) | winner = [[Jack Straw (politician)|Jack Straw]] | winner_party = Labour Party (UK) | winner_votes = 25,400 | winner_percent = 44.7 | winner_change = &minus;6.0 | candidate2 = G. Mather | candidate2_party = Conservative Party (UK) | candidate2_votes = 22,345 | candidate2_percent = 39.4 | candidate2_change = +2.8 | candidate3 = E. Fairbrother | candidate3_party = SDP-Liberal Alliance | candidate3_votes = 8,174 | candidate3_percent = 14.4 | candidate3_change = +2.7 | candidate4 = D. A. Riley | candidate4_party = National Front (United Kingdom) | candidate4_votes = 864 | candidate4_percent = 1.5 | candidate4_change = 0.0 }} {{Compact election box end}} === Elections 1955–1979 === {{Compact election box begin}} {{Compact election box | election_title = [[United Kingdom general election, 1979|General Election 1979]] | election_ref = <ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge79/i03.htm |title=UK General Election results May 1979 |work=Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources |accessdate=15 December 2010}}</ref> | electorate = 52,479 | turnout_votes = 38,813 | turnout_percent = 73.96 | turnout_change = +1.03 | majority_votes = 5,490 | majority_percent = 14.15 | majority_change = &minus;5.2 | result = hold | swing = 2.6 | swing_from = Labour Party (UK) | swing_to = Conservative Party (UK) | winner = [[Jack Straw (politician)|Jack Straw]] | winner_party = Labour Party (UK) | winner_votes = 19,683 | winner_percent = 50.71 | winner_change = &minus;0.75 | candidate2 = I. D. McGaw | candidate2_party = Conservative Party (UK) | candidate2_votes = 14,193 | candidate2_percent = 36.57 | candidate2_change = +4.5 | candidate3 = F. J. Beetham | candidate3_party = Liberal Party (UK) | candidate3_votes = 4,371 | candidate3_percent = 11.26 | candidate3_change = &minus;0.7 | candidate4 = E. Adamson | candidate4_party = National Front (United Kingdom) | candidate4_votes = 565 | candidate4_percent = 1.46 | candidate4_change = &minus;3.0 }} {{Compact election box | election_title = [[United Kingdom general election, October 1974|General Election October 1974]] | election_ref = <ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge74b/i03.htm |title=UK General Election results October 1974 |work=Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources |accessdate=15 December 2010}}</ref> | electorate = 54,213 | turnout_votes = 39,537 | turnout_percent = 72.93 | turnout_change = &minus;6.3 | majority_votes = 7,652 | majority_percent = 19.36 | majority_change = +4.4 | result = hold | swing = 0.9 | swing_from = Conservative Party (UK) | swing_to = Labour Party (UK) | winner = [[Barbara Castle, Baroness Castle of Blackburn|Barbara Castle]] | winner_party = Labour Party (UK) | winner_votes = 20,344 | winner_percent = 51.46 | winner_change = +3.1 | candidate2 = I. D. McGaw | candidate2_party = Conservative Party (UK) | candidate2_votes = 12,692 | candidate2_percent = 32.10 | candidate2_change = &minus;1.3 | candidate3 = F.J. Beetham | candidate3_party = Liberal Party (UK) | candidate3_votes = 4,741 | candidate3_percent = 11.99 | candidate3_change = &minus;2.0 | candidate4 = [[John Kingsley Read]] | candidate4_party = National Front (United Kingdom) | candidate4_votes = 1,758 | candidate4_percent = 4.45 | candidate4_change = +.04 }} {{Compact election box | election_title = [[United Kingdom general election, February 1974|General Election February 1974]] | election_ref = <ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge74a/i03.htm |title=UK General Election results February 1974 |work=Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources |accessdate=15 December 2010}}</ref> | electorate = 53,767 | turnout_votes = 42,049 | turnout_percent = 78.21 | turnout_change = +2.7 | majority_votes = 6,300 | majority_percent = 14.98 | majority_change = +8.5 | result = hold | swing = 4.3 | swing_from = Conservative Party (UK) | swing_to = Labour Party (UK) | winner = [[Barbara Castle, Baroness Castle of Blackburn|Barbara Castle]] | winner_party = Labour Party (UK) | winner_votes = 20,340 | winner_percent = 48.37 | winner_change = &minus;4.9 | candidate2 = I. D. McGaw | candidate2_party = Conservative Party (UK) | candidate2_votes = 14,040 | candidate2_percent = 33.39 | candidate2_change = &minus;13.4 | candidate3 = F. J. Beetham | candidate3_party = Liberal Party (UK) | candidate3_votes = 5,891 | candidate3_percent = 14.01 | candidate3_change = ''N/A'' | candidate4 = [[John Kingsley Read]] | candidate4_party = National Front (United Kingdom) | candidate4_votes = 1,778 | candidate4_percent = 4.23 | candidate4_change = ''N/A'' }} {{Compact election box | election_title = [[United Kingdom general election, 1970|General Election 1970]] | election_ref = <ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge70/i03.htm |title=UK General Election results 1970 |work=Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources |accessdate=15 December 2010}}</ref> | electorate = 55,875 | turnout_votes = 42,210 | turnout_percent = 75.54 | turnout_change = &minus;3.8 | majority_votes = 2,736 | majority_percent = 6.48 | majority_change = &minus;10.1 | result = hold | swing = 6.1 | swing_from = Labour Party (UK) | swing_to = Conservative Party (UK) | winner = [[Barbara Castle, Baroness Castle of Blackburn|Barbara Castle]] | winner_party = Labour Party (UK) | winner_votes = 22,473 | winner_percent = 53.24 | winner_change = &minus;6.1 | candidate2 = R. T. Gartner | candidate2_party = Conservative Party (UK) | candidate2_votes = 19,737 | candidate2_percent = 46.76 | candidate2_change = +6.1 }} {{Compact election box | election_title = [[United Kingdom general election, 1966|General election, 1966]] | election_ref = <ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge66/i03.htm |title=UK General Election results March 1966|work=Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources |accessdate=15 December 2010}}</ref> | electorate = 54,911 | turnout_votes = 43,514 | turnout_percent = 79.2 | turnout_change = &minus;1.8 | majority_votes = 7,248 | majority_percent = 16.6 | majority_change = +1.6 | result = hold | swing = 1.6 | swing_from = Conservative Party (UK) | swing_to = Labour Party (UK) | winner = [[Barbara Castle, Baroness Castle of Blackburn|Barbara Castle]] | winner_party = Labour Party (UK) | winner_votes = 25,381 | winner_percent = 58.3 | winner_change = +1.6 | candidate2 = Thomas Marsden | candidate2_party = Conservative Party (UK) | candidate2_votes = 18,133 | candidate2_percent = 41.7 | candidate2_change = &minus;1.6 }} {{Compact election box | election_title = [[United Kingdom general election, 1964|General election, 1964]] | election_ref = <ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge64/i03.htm |title=UK General Election results October 1964 |work=Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources |accessdate=15 December 2010}}</ref> | electorate = 57,034 | turnout_votes = 46,193 | turnout_percent = 81.0 | turnout_change = | majority_votes = 6,893 | majority_percent = 15.0 | majority_change = +9.4 | result = hold | swing = 4.7 | swing_from = Conservative Party (UK) | swing_to = Labour Party (UK) | winner = [[Barbara Castle, Baroness Castle of Blackburn|Barbara Castle]] | winner_party = Labour Party (UK) | winner_votes = 26,543 | winner_percent = 57.5 | winner_change = +4.7 | candidate2 = John Maurice Armstrong Yerburgh | candidate2_party = Conservative Party (UK) | candidate2_votes = 19,650 | candidate2_percent = 42.5 | candidate2_change = &minus;4.7 }} {{Compact election box | election_title = [[United Kingdom general election, 1959|General election, 1959]] | election_ref = <ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge59/i03.htm |title=UK General Election results October 1959 |work=Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources |accessdate=15 December 2010}}</ref> | electorate = 60,362 | turnout_votes = 51,846 | turnout_percent = 85.89 | turnout_change = +2.8 | majority_votes = 2,866 | majority_percent = 5.6 | majority_change = +4.6 | result = hold | swing = 2.3 | swing_from = Conservative Party (UK) | swing_to = Labour Party (UK) | winner = [[Barbara Castle, Baroness Castle of Blackburn|Barbara Castle]] | winner_party = Labour Party (UK) | winner_votes = 27,356 | winner_percent = 52.8 | winner_change = +2.3 | candidate2 = John Maurice Armstrong Yerburgh | candidate2_party = Conservative Party (UK) | candidate2_votes = 24,490 | candidate2_percent = 47.2 | candidate2_change = &minus;2.3 }} {{Compact election box | election_title = [[United Kingdom general election, 1955|General Election 1955]] | election_ref = <ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge55/i03.htm |title=UK General Election results May 1955 |work=Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources |accessdate=15 December 2010}}</ref> | electorate = 62,548 | turnout_votes = 51,993 | turnout_percent = 83.1 | turnout_change = | majority_votes = 489 | majority_percent = 1.0 | majority_change = | result = win | swing = | swing_from = | swing_to = | winner = [[Barbara Castle, Baroness Castle of Blackburn|Barbara Castle]] | winner_party = Labour Party (UK) | winner_votes = 26,241 | winner_percent = 50.5 | winner_change = ''N/A'' | candidate2 = Thomas Marsden | candidate2_party = Conservative Party (UK) | candidate2_votes = 25,752 | candidate2_percent = 49.5 | candidate2_change = ''N/A'' }} {{Compact election box end}} === Elections in the 1860s === {{Election box begin| title=[[Blackburn by-election, 1869|By-election, 31 March 1869 Blackburn]]<ref name="times-1869-03-31">{{cite news |title= Election Intelligence. Blackburn |date= 31 March 1869 |work= The Times |page= 4, col F |accessdate= 15 December 2010 |location= London }}</ref><ref name="craig1832-1885" /> }} {{Election box winning candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Edward Hornby]] |votes = 4,738 |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box winning candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Henry Master Feilden]] |votes = 4,697 |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = J. G. Potter |votes = 3,964 |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[John Morley, 1st Viscount Morley of Blackburn|John Morley]] |votes = 3,804 |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin| title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1868|General election, 1868]]: Blackburn<ref name="craig1832-1885" /> }} {{Election box winning candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[William Henry Hornby (1805–1884)|William Henry Hornby]] |votes = 4,907 |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box winning candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Joseph Feilden]] |votes = 4,826 |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = J. G. Potter |votes = 4,399 |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Montague Joseph Feilden]] |votes = 4,164 |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box end}} ==See also== *[[List of Parliamentary constituencies in Lancashire]] *[[Blackburn East (UK Parliament constituency)]] ''1950&ndash;1955'' *[[Blackburn West (UK Parliament constituency)]] ''1950&ndash;1955'' ==Notes and references== {{reflist|colwidth=33em}} ==External links== *[http://www.blackburnlabour.org/ Blackburn Labour Party] *[http://blackburnlibdems.org.uk/ Blackburn Liberal Democrats] *[http://janissharp.com/ Janis Sharp Campaign Site] *[http://www.bushrairfan.co.uk/toady.php Bushra Irfan Campaign Site] {{Constituencies in North West England}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Blackburn (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in North West England]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1832]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies disestablished in 1950]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1955]] [[Category:Politics of Blackburn]] [[ar:بلاكبيرن (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[pl:Okręg wyborczy Blackburn]] [[zh:布萊克本 (英國國會選區)]]
Blackpool North and Cleveleys (UK Parliament constituency) Blackpool North and Cleveleys {{coord|53.863|-2.914|display=title|region:GB_scale:100000}} {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Blackpool North and Cleveleys |parliament = uk |map1 = BlackpoolNorthCleveleys2007 |map2 = EnglandLancashire |map_entity = Lancashire |map_year = 2010 |year = 2010 |abolished = |type = Borough |previous = [[Blackpool North and Fleetwood (UK Parliament constituency)|Blackpool North and Fleetwood]] |next = |electorate = 66,187 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Paul Maynard]] |party = [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |region = England |county = [[Lancashire]] |european = North West England }} '''Blackpool North and Cleveleys''' is a [[borough constituency]] represented in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) by the [[first past the post]] system of election. The seat was created by the [[Boundary Commission for England]] following its review of parliamentary representation in [[Lancashire]]. ==Boundaries== Following the review of parliamentary boundaries, the previous seat of [[Blackpool North and Fleetwood (UK Parliament constituency)|Blackpool North and Fleetwood]] was abolished. The new seat connects [[Blackpool]]'s northern half with [[Cleveleys]] in [[Wyre]]. The electoral wards used in the new seat are: *From Blackpool Unitary Authority: Anchorsholme, Bispham, Claremont, Greenlands, Ingthorpe, Layton, Norbreck, Park, Warbreck *From Wyre Borough: Bourne, Cleveleys Park, Jubilee, Victoria This new creation splits the twin Wyre communities of [[Thornton, Lancashire|Thornton]]-[[Cleveleys]] between two constituencies. Cleveleys is the closer of the two to the Blackpool border, and encroaches onto near neighbour [[Poulton-le-Fylde]], which moves to [[Wyre and Preston North (UK Parliament constituency)|Wyre and Preston North]]. The northern elements of Blackpool contain only the fringes of the tourist areas, and takes in suburban areas to the east and north. ==Members of Parliament== The current MP is Conservative [[Paul Maynard]] {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member <ref name="rayment">{{Rayment-hc|b|3}}</ref> !Party |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|2010]] | [[Paul Maynard]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |} ==Elections== ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Blackpool North and Cleveleys<ref>[http://news.bbc.co.uk/nol/shared/election2010/results/constituency/a43.stm Election 2010 - Blackpool North & Cleveleys] BBC News</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Paul Maynard]] |votes = 16,964 |percentage = 41.8 |change = +4.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Penny Martin |votes = 14,814 |percentage = 36.5 |change = -9.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats |candidate = Bill Greene |votes = 5,400 |percentage = 13.3 |change = -0.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Roy Hopwood |votes = 1,659 |percentage = 4.1 |change = +0.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = James Clayton |votes = 1,556 |percentage = 3.8 |change = +3.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Official Monster Raving Loony Party |candidate = Tony Davies |votes = 198 |percentage = 0.5 |change = +0.5 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 2,150 |percentage = 5.3 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 40,591 |percentage = 61.6 |change = +4.0 }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |loser = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +6.9 }} {{Election box end}} ==See also== *[[List of Parliamentary constituencies in Lancashire]] ==Notes and references== {{reflist}} {{Constituencies in North West England}} [[Category:Politics of Blackpool]] [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in North West England]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 2010]] {{UK-constituency-stub}} [[zh:北黑池和克利夫利 (英國國會選區)]]
Blackpool South (UK Parliament constituency) Blackpool South {{Coord|53.767|-2.914|display=title|region:GB_scale:100000}} {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Blackpool South |parliament = uk |map1 = BlackpoolSouth2007 |map2 = EnglandLancashire |map_entity = [[Lancashire]] |map_year = |year = 1945 |abolished = |type = Borough |elects_howmany = One |previous = [[Blackpool (UK Parliament constituency)|Blackpool]] |next = |electorate = 64,081 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Gordon Marsden]] |party = Labour Party (UK) |region = England |county = [[Lancashire]] |european = North West England }} '''Blackpool South''' is a [[borough constituency]] in Lancashire, represented in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament|Member of Parliament (MP)]] by the [[first past the post]] system of election, and was created in [[United Kingdom general election, 1945|1945]]. ==History== This marginal constituency has been represented by both the [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] and [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] parties since the [[World War II|Second World War]]. The current MP is Labour's [[Gordon Marsden]]. ==Boundaries== The Tower, the Pleasure Beach and the piers all come together in this southern seat, including in the east the suburb of Layton. In the southern end of the seat, near to the [[Fylde (borough)|Fylde]] border, Squires Gate is the site of Blackpool Airport. ===Boundary review=== Following the review of parliamentary representation by the [[Boundary Commission for England]] in [[Lancashire]], including the Unitary Authority of [[Blackpool]], the seat of Blackpool South passed with only minor changes to its composition. Unlike its neighbour [[Blackpool North and Cleveleys]], it remained Labour in 2010. The electoral wards used to create Blackpool South constituency are entirely within the boundaries of the borough of Blackpool. *Bloomfield, Brunswick, Clifton, Hawes Side, Highfield, Marton, Squire's Gate, Stanley, Talbot, Tyldesley, Victoria, Waterloo. ==Members of Parliament== {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member<ref>{{rayment-hc|b|3}}</ref>!!Party |- |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1945|1945]] | [[Roland Robinson, 1st Baron Martonmere|Roland Robinson]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1964|1964]] | Sir [[Peter Blaker]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1992|1992]] | [[Nick Hawkins]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1997|1997]] | [[Gordon Marsden]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |} ==Elections== ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Blackpool South<ref>[http://news.bbc.co.uk/nol/shared/election2010/results/constituency/a44.stm Blackpool South] BBC Election 20`0 </ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Gordon Marsden]] |votes = 14,449 |percentage = 41.1 |change = &minus;7.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Ron Bell |votes = 12,597 |percentage = 35.8 |change = +4.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats |candidate = Doreen Holt |votes = 5,082 |percentage = 14.4 |change = &minus;0.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Roy Goodwin |votes = 1,482 |percentage = 4.2 |change = +0.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = [[Hugh Howitt|Hamish Howitt]] |votes = 1,352 |percentage = 3.8 |change = +1.7 }} {{Election box candidate| |party = Integrity UK |candidate = Si Thu Tun |votes = 230 |percentage = 0.7 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 1,852 |percentage = 5.3 |change = -15.4 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 35,192 |percentage = 55.8 |change = +3.5 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = &minus;6.2 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 2000s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Blackpool South}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Gordon Marsden]] |votes = 19,375 |percentage = 50.5 |change = &minus;3.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Michael Winstanley |votes = 11,453 |percentage = 29.9 |change = &minus;3.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Doreen Holt |votes = 5,552 |percentage = 14.5 |change = +3.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Roy Goodwin |votes = 1,113 |percentage = 2.9 |change = +2.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = John Porter |votes = 849 |percentage = 2.2 |change = +0.1 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 7,922 |percentage = 20.7 |change = &minus;0.6 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 38,342 |percentage = 52.1 |change = &minus;0.1 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = &minus;0.3 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Blackpool South }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Gordon Marsden]] |votes = 21,060 |percentage = 54.3 |change = &minus;2.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[David Morris (Conservative politician)|David Morris]] |votes = 12,798 |percentage = 33.0 |change = &minus;1.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Doreen Holt |votes = 4,115 |percentage = 10.6 |change = +2.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Val Cowell |votes = 819 |percentage = 2.1 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 8,262 |percentage = 21.3 |change = &minus;1.3 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 38,792 |percentage = 52.2 |change = &minus;15.5 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = &minus;0.7 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1997|General Election 1997]]: Blackpool South<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/constit/095.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=1 May 1997|work=Election 1997|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=7 Jan 2011}}</ref><ref>C. Rallings & M. Thrasher, The Media Guide to the New Parliamentary Constituencies, p.35 (Plymouth: LGC Elections Centre, 1995) </ref><ref>The 1997 election result is calculated relative to the notional, not the actual, 1992 result.</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Gordon Marsden]] |votes = 29,282 |percentage = 57.0 |change = +12.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Richard Booth |votes = 17,666 |percentage = 34.4 |change = &minus;9.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Doreen Holt |votes = 4,392 |percentage = 8.6 |change = &minus;3.5 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 11,616 |percentage = 22.6 |change = &minus;21.9 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 51,340 |percentage = 67.8 |change = }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |loser = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = &minus;11.0 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]: Blackpool South<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/ge92index.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=9 April 1992|work=Election 1992|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=6 Dec 2010}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Nick Hawkins]] |votes = 19,880 |percentage = 45.2 |change = &minus;2.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Gordon Marsden]] |votes = 18,213 |percentage = 41.5 |change = +9.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = RE Wynne |votes = 5,673 |percentage = 12.9 |change = &minus;7.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Natural Law Party |candidate = D Henning |votes = 173 |percentage = 0.4 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 1,667 |percentage = 3.8 |change = &minus;12.2 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 43,939 |percentage = 77.3 |change = +3.9 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = &minus;6.1 }} {{Election box end}} ==See also== *[[List of Parliamentary constituencies in Lancashire]] ==Notes and references== {{Reflist}} {{Constituencies in North West England}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Blackpool South (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in North West England]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1945]] [[Category:Politics of Blackpool]] [[ar:بلاكبول الجنوبية (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[ru:Блэкпул — Юг (избирательный округ, Великобритания)]] [[zh:南黑池 (英國國會選區)]]
Blackley and Broughton (UK Parliament constituency) Blackley and Broughton {{Coord|53.510|-2.202|display=title|region:GB_scale:50000}} {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Blackley and Broughton |parliament = uk |map1 = BlackleyBroughton2007 |map2 = EnglandGreaterManchester |map_entity = Greater Manchester |map_year = |year = 2010 |abolished = |type = Borough |previous = [[Manchester Blackley (UK Parliament constituency)|Manchester Blackley]] |next = |electorate = 69,006 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Graham Stringer]] |party = Labour Party (UK) |region = England |county = [[Greater Manchester]] |national = |european = North West England |elects_howmany = One }} '''Blackley and Broughton''' is a [[United Kingdom constituencies|parliamentary constituency]] represented in the [[British House of Commons|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament|Member of Parliament (MP)]] by the [[first past the post]] system of election. ==Boundaries== Formed following the [[Boundary Commission for England]]'s review of parliamentary representation in [[Greater Manchester]], this seat is a cross-border constituency with electoral wards from [[City of Salford|Salford]] and [[Manchester]]. The constituency of Blackley and Broughton is the successor seat to [[Manchester Blackley (UK Parliament constituency)|Manchester Blackley]] *From the city of Salford, the wards of: Broughton, and Kersal. *From the city of Manchester, the wards of: Charlestown, Cheetham, Crumpsall, Harpurhey, and Higher Blackley. ==Members of Parliament== The current MP is Labour's [[Graham Stringer]] {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member <ref name="rayment">{{Rayment-hc|b|3}}</ref> !Party |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|2010]] | [[Graham Stringer]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |} ==Elections== ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Blackley and Broughton<ref>[http://ukpollingreport.co.uk/guide/seat-profiles/blackleyandbroughton Blackley and Broughton] UKPOLLING</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Graham Stringer]]* |votes = 18,563 |percentage = 54.3 |change = -8.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = James Edsberg |votes = 6,260 |percentage = 18.3 |change = +5.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = William Hobhouse |votes = 4,861 |percentage = 14.2 |change = -4.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Derek Adams |votes = 2,469 |percentage = 7.2 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = RESPECT The Unity Coalition |candidate = Kay Phillips |votes = 996 |percentage = 2.9 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Robert Willescroft |votes = 894 |percentage = 2.6 |change = -2.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Christian Party (UK) |candidate = Shafiq uz Zaman |votes = 161 |percentage = 0.5 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority |votes = 12,303 |percentage = 36.0 |change = }} {{Election box turnout |votes = 34,204 |percentage = 49.7 |change = +3.8 }} {{Election box end}} :<nowiki>*</nowiki> ''Served as an MP in the 2005–2010 Parliament'' ==See also== *[[List of Parliamentary constituencies in Greater Manchester]] == Notes and references == {{reflist}} {{Constituencies in North West England}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Blackley And Broughton (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Politics of Salford]] [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in Manchester]] [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in Greater Manchester]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 2010]] [[zh:布萊克利和布勞頓 (英國國會選區)]]
Blaydon (UK Parliament constituency) Blaydon {{Refimprove|date=December 2009}} {{Coord|54|57|N|1|43|W|scale:500000_region:GB|display=title}} {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Blaydon |parliament = uk |map1 = Blaydon2007 |map2 = EnglandTyneWear |map_entity = [[Tyne and Wear]] |map_year = |year = 1918 |abolished = |type = Borough |elects_howmany = One |previous = |next = |electorate = 68,156 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[David Anderson (UK politician)|David Anderson]] |party = Labour Party (UK) |region = England |county = [[Tyne and Wear]] |european = North East England }} '''Blaydon''' is a [[borough constituency]] represented in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) by the [[first past the post]] system of election. It is a [[safe seat]] for the [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour Party]]. ==Boundaries== It comprises the towns of [[Blaydon]], [[Whickham]], [[Ryton, Tyne and Wear|Ryton]], [[Birtley, Tyne and Wear|Birtley]] and surrounding villages in the periphery of the [[Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead]]. ===Boundary review=== Following their review of parliamentary representation in [[Tyne and Wear]], the [[Boundary Commission for England]] has created a modified Blaydon constituency to be fought at the 2010 general election, from the following electoral wards; *[[Birtley, Tyne and Wear|Birtley]], [[Blaydon]], Chopwell & [[Rowlands Gill]], Crawcrook & Greenside, Dunston Hill & Whickham East, Lamesley, Ryton, Crookhill and Stella, Whickham North, Whickham South & Sunniside, and Winlaton & High Spen ==Members of Parliament== The current MP is [[David Anderson (UK politician)|David Anderson]], first elected in 2005. {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member<ref>{{rayment-hc|b|3}}</ref>!!Party |- |style="background-color: {{Coalition Liberal/meta/color}}" | || [[United Kingdom general election, 1918|1918]] || [[Walter Waring (1876–1930)|Walter Waring]] || [[Coalition Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[United Kingdom general election, 1922|1922]] || [[William Whiteley (politician)|William Whiteley]] || [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[United Kingdom general election, 1931|1931]] || [[Thomas Ballantyne Martin]] || [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[United Kingdom general election, 1935|1935]] || [[William Whiteley (politician)|William Whiteley]] || [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[Blaydon by-election, 1956|1956 by-election]] || [[Robert Woof (politician)|Robert Woof]] || [[Labour Party(UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[United Kingdom general election, 1979|1979]] || [[John David McWilliam|John McWilliam]] || [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[United Kingdom general election, 2005|2005]] || [[David Anderson (UK politician)|David Anderson]] || [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |} ==Elections== ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Blaydon<ref>http://www.gateshead.gov.uk/DocumentLibrary/council/ElectoralServices/Blaydon-StatementofPersonsNominatedNoticeofPoll.pdf</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[David Anderson (UK politician)|Dave Anderson]] |votes = 22,297 |percentage = 49.6 |change = -2.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats |candidate = Neil Bradbury |votes = 13,180 |percentage = 29.3 |change = -8.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Glenn Hall |votes = 7,159 |percentage = 15.9 |change = +7.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Keith McFarlane |votes = 2,277 |percentage = 5.1 |change = +5.1 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 9,117 |percentage = 20.3 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 44,913 |percentage = 66.2 |change = +4.0 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = -4.5 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 2000s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Blaydon }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[David Anderson (UK politician)|David Anderson]] |votes = 20,120 |percentage = 51.5 |change = -3.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Peter Maughan |votes = 14,785 |percentage = 37.9 |change = +4.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Dorothy Luckhurst |votes = 3,129 |percentage = 8.0 |change = -3.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Norman Endacott |votes = 1,019 |percentage = 2.6 |change = +2.6 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 5,335 |percentage = 13.7 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 39,053 |percentage = 62.6 |change = +5.2 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = -3.7 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Blaydon }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[John David McWilliam|John McWilliam]] |votes = 20,340 |percentage = 54.8 |change = -5.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Peter Maughan |votes = 12,531 |percentage = 33.8 |change = +10.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Mark Watson |votes = 4,215 |percentage = 11.4 |change = -1.8 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 7,809 |percentage = 21.0 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 37,086 |percentage = 57.4 |change = -13.6 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[UK general election, 1997|General Election 1997]]: Blaydon}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[John David McWilliam|John McWilliam]] |votes = 27,535 |percentage = 60.0 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Peter Maughan |votes = 10,930 |percentage = 23.8 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Mark Watson |votes = 6,048 |percentage = 13.2 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = Richard Rook |votes = 1,412 |percentage = 3.1 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = |change = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]: Blaydon<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/ge92index.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=9 April 1992|work=Election 1992|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=2010-12-06}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[John David McWilliam|John McWilliam]] |votes = 27,028 |percentage = 52.7 |change = +2.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = PR Pescod |votes = 13,685 |percentage = 26.7 |change = +2.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = VP Nunn |votes = 10,602 |percentage = 20.7 |change = &minus;4.8 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 13,343 |percentage = 26.0 |change = +1.1 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 51,315 |percentage = 77.7 |change = +2.0 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = &minus;0.1 }} {{Election box end}} ==See also== *[[List of Parliamentary constituencies in Tyne and Wear]] ==Notes and references== {{Reflist}} {{Constituencies in North East England}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Blaydon (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1918]] [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in Tyne and Wear]] [[Category:Politics of Gateshead]] [[ar:بلايدون (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[zh:布萊登 (英國國會選區)]]
Blyth Valley (UK Parliament constituency) Blyth Valley {{About|the Parliamentary constituency|the former local government district of the same name|Blyth Valley}} {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Blyth Valley |parliament = uk |map1 = BlythValley2007 |map2 = EnglandNorthumberland |map_entity = [[Northumberland]] |map_year = |year = 1950 |abolished = |type = County |elects_howmany = One |previous = |next = |electorate = 63,173 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Ronnie Campbell]] |party = Labour Party (UK) |region = England |county = [[Northumberland]] |european = North East England |towns = [[Blyth, Northumberland|Blyth]], [[Cramlington]], [[Seaton Delaval]] }} '''Blyth Valley''' (formerly known as '''Blyth''') is a [[county constituency]] represented in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) by the [[first-past-the-post]] system of election. The constituency was established in 1950 as "Blyth", and renamed in 1983. ==Boundaries== The constituency is based around the former borough of [[Blyth Valley]], with [[Blyth, Northumberland|Blyth]] as its main town. ===Boundary review=== Following their review of parliamentary representation in [[Northumberland]], the [[Boundary Commissions (United Kingdom)|Boundary Commission for England]] has made only minor changes to the existing constituencies in the region. Blyth Valley remains co-terminous with the boundaries of the former borough of the same name. ==Members of Parliament== The current MP is Labour's [[Ronnie Campbell]]. {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Event!!Member<ref>{{Rayment-hc|b|2}}</ref>!!Party |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1950|1950]] | [[Alfred Robens, Baron Robens of Woldingham|Alfred Robens]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[Blyth_by-election,_1960|1960 by-election]] | rowspan="2"|[[Eddie Milne]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Independent/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, February 1974|Feb 1974]] | [[Independent (politician)|Independent]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, October 1974|Oct 1974]] | [[John Ryman]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1987|1987]] | [[Ronnie Campbell]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |} ==Elections== ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Blyth Valley <ref>http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/Default.aspx?page=7549</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Ronnie Campbell]] |votes = 17,156 |percentage = 44.5 |change = -10.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats |candidate = Jeff Reid |votes = 10,488 |percentage = 27.2 |change = -3.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Barry Flux |votes = 6,412 |percentage = 16.6 |change = +2.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Steve Fairbairn |votes = 1,699 |percentage = 4.4 |change = +4.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Jim Condon |votes = 1,665 |percentage = 4.3 |change = +4.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = Barry Elliott |votes = 819 |percentage = 2.1 |change = +2.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = English Democrats |candidate = Allan White |votes = 327 |percentage = 0.8 |change = +0.8 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 6,668 |percentage = 17.3 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 38,566 |percentage = 60.0 |change = +3.8 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = -3.3% }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 2000s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Blyth Valley }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Ronnie Campbell]] |votes = 19,659 |percentage = 55.0 |change = -4.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Jeffrey Reid |votes = 11,132 |percentage = 31.1 |change = +6.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Michael Windridge |votes = 4,982 |percentage = 13.9 |change = -2.0 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 8,527 |percentage = 23.8 |change = -11.5 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 35,773 |percentage = 56.2 |change = +1.5 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = -5.7 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Blyth Valley }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Ronnie Campbell]] |votes = 20,627 |percentage = 59.7 |change = -4.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Jeff Reid |votes = 8,439 |percentage = 24.4 |change = +2.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Wayne Daley |votes = 5,484 |percentage = 15.9 |change = +2.5 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 12,188 |percentage = 35.3 |change = -6.5 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 34,550 |percentage = 54.7 |change = -14.1 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +3.2 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1997|General Election 1997]]: Blyth Valley }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Ronnie Campbell]] |votes = 27,276 |percentage = 64.2 |change = +14.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Andrew Lamb |votes = 9,540 |percentage = 22.5 |change = &minus;11.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Barbara Musgrave |votes = 5,666 |percentage = 13.3 |change = &minus;2.3 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 17,736 |percentage = 41.8 |change = 25.4 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 42,482 |percentage = 68.8 |change = &minus;12.0 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +12.7 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]: Blyth Valley<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/ge92index.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=9 April 1992|work=Election 1992|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=2010-12-06}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Ronnie Campbell]] |votes = 24,542 |percentage = 49.9 |change = +7.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = PM Tracey |votes = 16,498 |percentage = 33.5 |change = &minus;7.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = MJ Revell |votes = 7,691 |percentage = 15.6 |change = &minus;1.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = SP Tyley |votes = 470 |percentage = 1.0 |change = +1.0 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 8,044 |percentage = 16.3 |change = +14.5 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 49,201 |percentage = 80.7 |change = +2.6 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +7.3 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1980s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1987|General Election 1987]]: Blyth Valley }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Ronnie Campbell]] |votes = 19,604 |percentage = 42.5 |change = +3.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Social Democratic Party (UK) |candidate = R.M. Brownlow |votes = 18,751 |percentage = 40.6 |change = +8.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = R. Kinghorn |votes = 7,823 |percentage = 16.9 |change = -10.9 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 853 |percentage = 1.9 |change = -5.8 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 46,178 |percentage = 78.1 |change = +5.3 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1983|General Election 1983]]: Blyth Valley }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[John Ryman]] |votes = 16,583 |percentage = 39.5 |change = -0.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Social Democratic Party (UK) |candidate = R.M. Brownlow |votes = 13,340 |percentage = 31.8 |change = +31.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = A. Hargreaves |votes = 11,657 |percentage = 27.8 |change = +5.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = S. Robinson |votes = 406 |percentage = 0.9 |change = +0.9 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 3,243 |percentage = 7.7 |change = -3.6 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 41,986 |percentage = 72.8 |change = -5.5 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1970s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1979|General Election 1979]]: Blyth }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[John Ryman]] |votes = 25,047 |percentage = 40.1 |change = +3.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent Labour |candidate = [[Eddie Milne]] |votes = 17,987 |percentage = 28.8 |change = -7.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = E. Nicholson |votes = 14,194 |percentage = 22.8 |change = +10.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = D. Parkin |votes = 5,176 |percentage = 8.29 |change = -6.5 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 7,060 |percentage = 11.3 |change = +11.2 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 62,404 |percentage = 78.3 |change = -4.0 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, October 1974|General Election October 1974]]: Blyth }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[John Ryman]] |votes = 20,308 |percentage = 36.7 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent Labour |candidate = [[Eddie Milne]] |votes = 20,230 |percentage = 36.6 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[John Shipley, Baron Shipley|John Shipley]] |votes = 8,177 |percentage = 14.8 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = B. Griffiths |votes = 6,590 |percentage = 11.9 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 78 |percentage = 0.1 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 55,305 |percentage = 74.3 |change = }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |loser = Independent Labour |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, February 1974|General Election February 1974]]: Blyth }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent Labour |candidate = [[Eddie Milne]] |votes = 22,918 |percentage = 38.9 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Ivor Richard]] |votes = 16,778 |percentage = 28.5 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[John Shipley, Baron Shipley|John Shipley]] |votes = 10,214 |percentage = 17.4 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = B. Griffiths |votes = 8,888 |percentage = 15.1 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 6,140 |percentage = 10.4 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 58,798 |percentage = 79.5 |change = }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Independent Labour |loser = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1970|General Election 1970]]: Blyth }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Eddie Milne]] |votes = 36,118 |percentage = 74.2 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = A.J. Blackburn |votes = 12,550 |percentage = 25.8 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 23,568 |percentage = 48.43 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 48,668 |percentage = 71.6 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1960s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1966|General Election 1966]]: Blyth }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Eddie Milne]] |votes = 36,493 |percentage = 78.2 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = W.J. Prime |votes = 10,179 |percentage = 21.8 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 26,314 |percentage = 56.4 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 46,672 |percentage = 74.4 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1964|General Election 1964]]: Blyth }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Eddie Milne]] |votes = 37,336 |percentage = 75.9 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = G.P. Davidson |votes = 11,832 |percentage = 24.1 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 25,504 |percentage = 51.9 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 49,168 |percentage = 78.3 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1950s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1959|General Election 1959]]: Blyth }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Alfred Robens, Baron Robens of Woldingham|Alfred Robens]] |votes = 38,616 |percentage = 74.6 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = D.M. Walter |votes = 13,122 |percentage = 25.4 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 25,494 |percentage = 49.3 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 51,738 |percentage = 82.7 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1955|General Election 1955]]: Blyth }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Alfred Robens, Baron Robens of Woldingham|Alfred Robens]] |votes = 36,522 |percentage = 73.1 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = N. Ridley |votes = 13,429 |percentage = 26.9 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 23,093 |percentage = 46.2 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 49,951 |percentage = 80.3 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1951|General Election 1951]]: Blyth }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Alfred Robens, Baron Robens of Woldingham|Alfred Robens]] |votes = 39,823 |percentage = 73.7 |change = -1.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = G. Peters |votes = 14,184 |percentage = 26.3 |change = 0.9 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 25,693 |percentage = 47.5 |change = -1.8 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 54,007 |percentage = 86.25 |change = -0.72 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1950|General Election 1950]]: Blyth }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Alfred Robens, Baron Robens of Woldingham|Alfred Robens]] |votes = 40,245 |percentage = 74.7 |change = N/A }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = L.J. Amos |votes = 13,665 |percentage = 25.4 |change = N/A }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 26,580 |percentage = 49.3 |change = N/A }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 53,910 |percentage = 86.97 |change = N/A }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = N/A }} {{Election box end}} ==See also== *[[List of Parliamentary constituencies in Northumberland]] ==Notes and references== {{reflist}} ==Sources== * http://www.politicsresources.net - Political Science Resources {{Constituencies in North East England}} {{coord|55.127|-1.523|display=title}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Blyth Valley (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in Northumberland]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1950]] [[Category:Blyth, Northumberland]] [[ar:بلايث فالي (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[pl:Okręg wyborczy Blyth Valley]] [[zh:布萊斯谷 (英國國會選區)]]
Bognor Regis and Littlehampton (UK Parliament constituency) Bognor Regis and Littlehampton {{coord|50.799|-0.599|display=title|region:GB_scale:10000}} {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Bognor Regis and Littlehampton |parliament = uk |image = |caption = |image2 = |caption2 = |map1 = BognorRegisLittlehampton2007 |map2 = EnglandWestSussex |map_entity = West Sussex |map_year = 2010 |map_size = 150px |year = 1997 |abolished = |type = County |previous = |next = |elects_howmany = One |year2 = |abolished2 = |type2 = |previous2 = |next2 = |elects_howmany2 = |year3 = |abolished3 = |type3 = |previous3 = |next3 = |elects_howmany3 = |population = |electorate = 70,535 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Nick Gibb]] |party = Conservative Party (UK) |region = England |county = [[West Sussex]] |towns = [[Bognor Regis]] and [[Littlehampton]] |national = |westminster = |european = South East England }} '''Bognor Regis and Littlehampton''' is a [[constituency]] represented in the [[British House of Commons|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) by the [[first past the post]] system of election. The current MP is [[Nick Gibb]] of the [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative Party]], elected at the [[United Kingdom general election, 1997|1997 general election]]. ==Boundaries== The constituency is elongated in shape, running along the south coast of [[England]]. It includes the towns of [[Bognor Regis]] and [[Littlehampton]]. ===Boundary review=== Following their review of parliamentary boundaries in [[West Sussex]], the [[Boundary Commission for England]] has made alterations to all existing constituencies to deal with population changes. The modified Bognor Regis and Littlehampton constituency is created with the following electoral wards: *[[Aldwick]] East, Aldwick West, Beach, Bersted, Brookfield, [[Felpham]] East, Felpham West, Ham, Hotham, Marine, [[Middleton-on-Sea]], Orchard, Pagham and Rose Green, Pevensey, River, Wick with Toddington, and Yapton from the District of [[Arun]]. ==History== Immediately prior to this seat's creation in 1997, the two eponymous towns were part of the [[Arundel (UK Parliament constituency)|Arundel]] constituency. Prior to 1974, Bognor Regis was part of the [[Chichester (UK Parliament constituency)|Chichester]] constituency, while Littlehampton was part of the [[Arundel and Shoreham (UK Parliament constituency)|Arundel and Shoreham]] constituency. ==Members of Parliament== {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member <ref name="rayment">{{Rayment-hc|b|4}}</ref> !Party |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1997|1997]] | [[Nick Gibb]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |} ==Elections== ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Bognor Regis and Littlehampton<ref>[http://www.arun.gov.uk/cgi-bin/buildpage.pl?mysql=5410 Arun District Council]</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Nick Gibb]] |votes = 24,087 |percentage = 51.4 |change = +6.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Simon McDougall |votes = 11,024 |percentage = 23.5 |change = +1.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Michael Jones |votes = 6,580 |percentage = 14.0 |change = -11.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Douglas Denny |votes = 3.036 |percentage = 6.5 |change = -1.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Andrew Moffat |votes = 1,890 |percentage = 4.0 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = Melissa Briggs |votes = 235 |percentage = 0.5 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 13,063 |percentage = 27.9 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 46,852 |percentage = 66.2 |change = +3.1 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 2000s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Bognor Regis and Littlehampton }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Nick Gibb]] |votes = 18,183 |percentage = 44.6 |change = -0.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = George O'Neill |votes = 10,361 |percentage = 25.4 |change = -5.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Simon McDougall |votes = 8,927 |percentage = 21.9 |change = +4.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Adrian Lithgow |votes = 3,276 |percentage = 8.0 |change = +3.4 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 7,822 |percentage = 19.2 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 40,747 |percentage = 62.1 |change = +3.9 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +2.3 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Bognor Regis and Littlehampton }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Nick Gibb]] |votes = 17,602 |percentage = 45.2 |change = +1.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = George O’Neill |votes = 11,959 |percentage = 30.7 |change = +2.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Pamela Peskett |votes = 6,846 |percentage = 17.6 |change = -6.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = George Stride |votes = 1,779 |percentage = 4.6 |change = +1.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Lilias Cheyne |votes = 782 |percentage = 2.0 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 5,643 |percentage = 14.5 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 38,968 |percentage = 58.2 |change = -11.4 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = -0.6 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1997|General Election 1997]]: Bognor Regis and Littlehampton }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Nick Gibb]] |votes = 20,537 |percentage = 44.2 |change = -12.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Roger Nash |votes = 13,216 |percentage = 28.5 |change = +15.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Dr James Walsh |votes = 11,153 |percentage = 24.0 |change = -2.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = George Stride |votes = 1,537 |percentage = 3.3 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 7,321 |percentage = 15.8 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 46,443 |percentage = 69.6 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = -13.8 }} {{Election box end}} ==See also== *[[List of Parliamentary constituencies in West Sussex]] ==Notes and references== {{reflist}} ==Sources== *[http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/vote2005/html/71.stm Election result, 2005] (BBC) *[http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/static/vote2001/results_constituencies/constituencies/071.stm Election results, 1997 - 2001] (BBC) *[http://www.election.demon.co.uk/1997EC3.html Election results, 1997 - 2001] (Election Demon) *[http://politics.guardian.co.uk/hoc/constituency/history/0,9571,-735,00.html Election results, 1997 - 2005] (Guardian) {{Constituencies in South East England}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Bognor Regis And Littlehampton (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in South East England]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1997]] [[Category:Politics of West Sussex]] [[Category:Arun]] [[ar:بونور ريغيش وليتلهامبتون (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[zh:博格諾里吉斯和利特爾漢普頓 (英國國會選區)]]
Bolsover (UK Parliament constituency) Bolsover {{election results missing}} {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Bolsover |parliament = uk |map1 = Bolsover2007 |map2 = EnglandDerbyshire |map_entity = [[Derbyshire]] |map_year = 2007 |year = 1950 |abolished = |type = County |elects_howmany = One |previous = [[Clay Cross (UK Parliament constituency)|Clay Cross]] and [[North East Derbyshire (UK Parliament constituency)|North East Derbyshire]] |next = |electorate = 72,162 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Dennis Skinner]] |party = Labour Party (UK) |region = England |county = [[Derbyshire]] |european = East Midlands |towns = [[Bolsover]], [[Shirebrook]] }} '''Bolsover''' is a [[county constituency]] in [[Derbyshire]] represented in the [[British House of Commons|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament|Member of Parliament (MP)]] by the [[first-past-the-post]] system of election. The constituency was first contested in [[United Kingdom general election, 1950|1950]]. ==History== This is a safe [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] seat. Since 1970 it has been held by [[Dennis Skinner]], a former miner whose often abrasive manner in the House of Commons has led to him being dubbed "The Beast of Bolsover". ==Boundaries== [[Image:BolsoverConstituency.svg‎|thumb|left|100px|The pre-2010 boundaries of Bolsover]] The constituency was created in 1950 from parts of [[North East Derbyshire (constituency)|North East Derbyshire]] and [[Clay Cross (constituency)|Clay Cross]] constituencies. When it was first formed it comprised the [[Urban District]] of Bolsover and the [[Rural District]]s of [[Blackwell, Alfreton|Blackwell]] and [[Clowne]]. [[Bolsover]] and [[Clowne]] had both previously been included in the North-Eastern Division of [[Derbyshire]], while [[Blackwell, Alfreton|Blackwell]] had formed part of the [[Clay Cross]] Division.<br> In 1974 the Local Government District of [[Bolsover]] was formed with identical boundaries to the constituency.<br> These boundaries remained unchanged until 1983 when the Morton, Pilsley, Shirland and Sutton wards of the District of [[North East Derbyshire]] were transferred from the North East Derbyshire constituency. The 2010 boundary changes added Holmewood and Heath ward to Bolsover constituency from North East Derbyshire. ==Constituency profile== The seat is a Labour Party stronghold and a former mining area. It has struggled following the last closures in the early 1990s of the coal pits upon which the area thrived for many years. The tourism industry has emerged in the area in recent years, including [[Bolsover Castle]], owned by English Heritage, and [[Hardwick Hall]], home of [[Bess of Hardwick]]. ==Members of Parliament== {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member<ref>{{rayment-hc|b|4}}</ref>!!Party |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1950|1950]] | [[Harold Neal]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1970|1970]] | [[Dennis Skinner]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |} ==Elections== ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Bolsover}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Dennis Skinner]] |votes = 21,994 |percentage = 50.0 |change = &minus;15.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Lee Rowley |votes = 10,812 |percentage = 24.6 |change = +7.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Denise Hawksworth |votes = 6,821 |percentage = 15.5 |change = &minus;2.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Martin Radford |votes = 2,640 |percentage = 6.0 |change = +6.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Ray Calladine |votes = 1,721 |percentage = 3.9 |change = +3.9 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 11,182 |percentage = 25.4 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 43,988 |percentage = 60.5 |change = +4.3 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = &minus;11.3 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 2000s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Bolsover}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Dennis Skinner]] |votes = 25,217 |percentage = 65.2 |change = -3.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Denise Hawksworth |votes = 6,780 |percentage = 17.5 |change = +5.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Hasan Imam |votes = 6,702 |percentage = 17.3 |change = -2.2 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 18,437 |percentage = 47.6 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 38,699 |percentage = 57.3 |change = -2.2 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = -4.5 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Bolsover}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Dennis Skinner]] |votes = 26,249 |percentage = 68.6 |change = -5.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Simon Massey |votes = 7,472 |percentage = 19.5 |change = +2.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Marie Bradley |votes = 4,550 |percentage = 11.9 |change = +2.6 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 18,777 |percentage = 49.1 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 38,271 |percentage = 56.5 |change = -14.7 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1997|General Election 1997]]: Bolsover<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/constit/426.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=1 May 1997|work=Election 1997|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=2011-01-10}}</ref><ref>C. Rallings & M. Thrasher, The Media Guide to the New Parliamentary Constituencies, p.36 (Plymouth: LGC Elections Centre, 1995) </ref><ref>The 1997 election result is calculated relative to the notional, not the actual, 1992 result.</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Dennis Skinner]] |votes = 35,073 |percentage = 74.0 |change = +9.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = R. Harwood |votes = 7,924 |percentage = 16.7 |change = &minus;8.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Ian Cox |votes = 4,417 |percentage = 9.3 |change = &minus;0.9 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 27,149 |percentage = 57.3 |change = +18.1 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 52,669 |percentage = 71.3 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +9.1 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]: Bolsover<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/ge92index.htm|title=Politics Resources|date=9 April 1992|work=Election 1992|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=2010-12-06}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Dennis Skinner]] |votes = 33,978 |percentage = 64.5 |change = +8.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = TDR James |votes = 13,323 |percentage = 25.3 |change = &minus;3.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Mrs SP Barber |votes = 5,368 |percentage = 10.2 |change = &minus;5.3 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 20,655 |percentage = 39.2 |change = +11.3 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 52,669 |percentage = 79.1 |change = +1.8 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +5.7 }} {{Election box end}} ==See also== * [[List of Parliamentary constituencies in Derbyshire]] ==Notes and references== {{Reflist}} {{Constituencies in the East Midlands}} {{Coord |53.23|-1.30|dim:30000_region:GB|display=title}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Bolsover (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in Derbyshire]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1950]] [[Category:Bolsover]] [[ar:بولسوفير (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[zh:博爾索弗 (英國國會選區)]]
Bolton North East (UK Parliament constituency) Bolton North East {{coord|53.587|-2.410|display=title|region:GB_scale:50000}} {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Bolton North East |parliament = uk |map1 = BoltonNorthEast2007 |map2 = EnglandGreaterManchester |map_entity = [[Greater Manchester]] |map_year = |year = 1983 |abolished = |type = Borough |elects_howmany = One |previous = [[Bolton West (UK Parliament constituency)|Bolton West]]<br /> [[Bolton East (UK Parliament constituency)|Bolton East]] |next = |electorate = 66,600 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[David Crausby]] |party = Labour Party (UK) |region = England |county = [[Greater Manchester]] |european = North West England }} '''Bolton North East''' is a [[borough constituency]] represented in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) by the [[first past the post]] system of election. It is a [[marginal seat]] between [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] and the [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]]s. ==Boundaries== Bolton North East was created for the [[United Kingdom general election, 1983|1983 General Election]] from parts of the constituencies of [[Bolton West (UK Parliament constituency)|Bolton West]] and the former [[Bolton East (UK Parliament constituency)|Bolton East]]. A socially very mixed and highly marginal seat, it covers [[Bolton]]'s town centre, and the districts in close proximity (Breightmet, Crompton, Halliwell, Tonge with the Haulgh) are [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] areas, whereas the outer suburbs (Astley Bridge, Bradshaw, Bromley Cross) are much more [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] inclined. Labour comfortably held the seat in 2010, with very little swing from the previous election. ===Boundary review=== Following their review of parliamentary representation in [[Greater Manchester]], the [[Boundary Commission for England]] have recommended the continuation of three constituencies to represent the Bolton area. The electoral wards used in the creation of a modified Bolton North East are: *Astley Bridge, [[Bradshaw, Greater Manchester|Bradshaw]], [[Breightmet]], [[Bromley Cross]], Crompton, [[Halliwell, Greater Manchester|Halliwell]], and Tonge with the Haulgh ==Members of Parliament== {|class="wikitable" !colspan=2|Election!!Member<ref>{{rayment-hc|b|4}}</ref>!!Party |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1983|1983]] |rowspan="2"| [[Peter Thurnham]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Democrats (UK)/meta/color}}" | | ''1996'' | [[Liberal Democrats (UK)|Liberal Democrat]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1997|1997]] | [[David Crausby]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |} == Elections == ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Bolton North East<ref>[http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/election2010/results/constituency/a49.stm BBC - Election 2010 - Bolton North East]</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[David Crausby]] |votes = 19,870 |percentage = 45.9 |change = −0.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Deborah Dunleavy |votes = 15,786 |percentage = 36.5 |change = +2.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = Liberal Democrats |candidate = Paul Ankers |votes = 5,624 |percentage = 13.0 |change = −3.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Neil Johnson |votes = 1,815 |percentage = 4.2 |change = +2.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link |party = You Party |candidate = Norma Armston |votes = 182 |percentage = 0.4 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority |votes = 4,084 |percentage = 9.4 |change = −2.5 }} {{Election box turnout |votes = 43,277 |percentage = 64.3 |change = +9.8 }} {{Election box hold with party link |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = −1.3 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 2000s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[UK general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Bolton North East}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[David Crausby]] |votes = 16,874 |percentage = 45.7 |change = -8.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Paul Brierley |votes = 12,771 |percentage = 34.6 |change = +1.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Adam Killeya |votes = 6,044 |percentage = 16.4 |change = +6.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Kevin Epsom |votes = 640 |percentage = 1.7 |change = +1.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Veritas (political party) |candidate = Alan Ainscow |votes = 375 |percentage = 1.0 |change = +1.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Socialist Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Lynne Lowe |votes = 207 |percentage = 0.6 |change = -0.4 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 4,103 |percentage = 11.1 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 36,911 |percentage = 54.8 |change = -1.2 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = -5.2 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Bolton North East }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[David Crausby]] |votes = 21,166 |percentage = 54.3 |change = -1.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Michael Winstanley |votes = 12,744 |percentage = 32.7 |change = +2.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Tim Perkins |votes = 4,004 |percentage = 10.3 |change = +0.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Kenneth McIvor |votes = 629 |percentage = 1.6 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Socialist Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Lynne Lowe |votes = 407 |percentage = 1.0 |change = -0.3 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 8,422 |percentage = 21.6 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 38,950 |percentage = 56.0 |change = -16.3 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1997|General Election 1997]]: Bolton North East <ref>[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/constit/098.htm General Election Results 1997 and 2001: Bolton North East]. ''Political Science Resources''. Retrieved 14 May 2010.</ref><ref>[http://www.bbc.co.uk/election97/constituencies/73.htm General Election 1997: Bolton North East]. ''BBC''. Retrieved 17 May 2010.</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[David Crausby]] |votes = 27,621 |percentage = 56.13 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Rob Wilson|Robert Wilson]] |votes = 14,952 |percentage = 30.39 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Edmund Critchley |votes = 4,862 |percentage = 9.88 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Referendum Party |candidate = David Staniforth |votes = 1,096 |percentage = 2.23 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Socialist Labour Party (UK) |candidate = William Kelly |votes = 676 |percentage = 1.37 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 12,669 |percentage = 25.75 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 72.37 |change = }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |loser = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = 10.20 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]: Bolton North East <ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/i03.htm|title=UK General Election results April 1992|date=9 April 1992|work=Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=2010-12-06}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Peter Thurnham]] |votes = 21,644 |percentage = 44.9 |change = +1.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[David Crausby]] |votes = 21,459 |percentage = 44.5 |change = +0.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats |candidate = Brian F. Dunning |votes = 4,971 |percentage = 10.3 |change = &minus;2.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Natural Law Party |candidate = Peter Tong |votes = 181 |percentage = 0.4 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 185 |percentage = 0.4 |change = &minus;1.4 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 48,255 |percentage = 82.3 |change = +3.6 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = &minus;0.7 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1980s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1987|General Election 1987]]: Bolton North East <ref>[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge87/i03.htm General Election 11 June 1987: Bolton North East]. ''Political Science Resources''. Retrieved 14 May 2010.</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Peter Thurnham]] |votes = 20,742 |percentage = 44.39 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Frank White (UK politician)|Frank White]] <ref>[http://www.boltonsmayors.org.uk/white-f.html Frank Richard White]. ''Links in a Chain''. Retrieved 14 May 2010.</ref> |votes = 19,929 |percentage = 42.65 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Social Democratic Party (UK) |candidate = J. H. Alcock |votes = 6,060 |percentage = 12.97 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 813 |percentage = 1.74 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 78.70 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1983|General Election 1983]]: Bolton North East <ref>[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge83/i03.htm General Election 09 June 1983: Bolton North East]. ''Political Science Resources''. Retrieved 14 May 2010.</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Peter Thurnham]] |votes = 19,632 |percentage = 43.22 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Ann Taylor, Baroness Taylor of Bolton|Ann Taylor]] |votes = 17,189 |percentage = 37.84 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Social Democratic Party (UK) |candidate = J. H. Alcock |votes = 8,311 |percentage = 18.30 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = D. P. Ball |votes = 186 |percentage = 0.41 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = Tom Keen |votes = 104 |percentage = 0.23 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 2,443 |percentage = 5.38 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 77.09 |change = }} {{Election box new seat win| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) }} {{Election box end}} ==See also== * [[List of Parliamentary constituencies in Greater Manchester]] ==Notes and references== {{Reflist|2}} {{Constituencies in North West England}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Bolton North East (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Politics of Bolton]] [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in Greater Manchester]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1983]] [[ar:شمال شرق بولتون (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[zh:東北博爾頓 (英國國會選區)]]
Bolton South East (UK Parliament constituency) Bolton South East {{coord|53.566|-2.400|display=title|region:GB_scale:100000}} {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Bolton South East |parliament = uk |map1 = BoltonSouthEast2007 |map2 = EnglandGreaterManchester |map_entity = [[Greater Manchester]] |map_year = |year = 1983 |abolished = |type = Borough |elects_howmany = One |previous = [[Bolton East (UK Parliament constituency)|Bolton East]]<br /> [[Farnworth (UK Parliament constituency)|Farnworth]] |next = |electorate = 69,088 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Yasmin Qureshi]] |party = Labour Party (UK) |region = England |county = [[Greater Manchester]] |european = North West England }} '''Bolton South East''' is a [[borough constituency]] represented in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) by the [[first past the post]] system of election. It has elected [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] MPs since its creation in 1983. == Boundaries == Following a boundary reorganization in the early 1980s, parts of the former constituencies of [[Bolton East (UK Parliament constituency)|Bolton East]] and [[Farnworth (UK Parliament constituency)|Farnworth]] became part of the new constituency of Bolton South East with effect from the [[United Kingdom general election, 1983|1983 General Election]]. Unlike the other two Bolton seats, it has remained safely [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]], with the majority of wards returning councillors in their camp; the only strong ward for the [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]]s here is Hulton. ===Boundary review=== Following their review of parliamentary representation in [[Greater Manchester]], the [[Boundary Commission for England]] have recommended the creation of three constituencies to represent the Bolton area. The electoral wards used in the creation of a modified Bolton South East are: *[[Farnworth]], [[Great Lever]], Harper Green, Hulton, [[Kearsley]], [[Little Lever]] and [[Darcy Lever]], and Rumworth. == Members of Parliament == {|class="wikitable" !colspan=2|Election!!Member<ref>{{rayment-hc|b|4}}</ref>!!Party |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1983|1983]] | [[David Wright Young|David Young]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1997|1997]] | Dr [[Brian Iddon]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|2010]] | [[Yasmin Qureshi]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |} == Elections == ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Bolton South East <ref>[http://www.bolton.gov.uk/sites/DocumentCentre/Documents/General%20Elections%20-%20Candidates.pdf Statement of Persons Nominated] Bolton Council</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Yasmin Qureshi]] |votes = 18,782 |percentage = 47.4 |change = -8.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Andy Morgan |votes = 10,148 |percentage = 25.6 |change = +2.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Donal O'Hanlon |votes = 6,289 |percentage = 15.9 |change = -2.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Sheila Spink |votes = 2,012 |percentage = 5.1 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Ian Sidaway |votes = 1,564 |percentage = 3.9 |change = +1.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Alan Johnson |votes = 614 |percentage = 1.6 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Christian Peoples Alliance |candidate = Navaid Syed |votes = 195 |percentage = 0.5 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 8,634 |percentage = 21.80 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 39,604 |percentage = 56.64 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = 5.61 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 2000s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Bolton South East }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Brian Iddon]] |votes = 18,129 |percentage = 56.9 |change = -5.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Deborah Dunleavy |votes = 6,491 |percentage = 20.4 |change = -3.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Frank Harasiwka |votes = 6,047 |percentage = 19.0 |change = +7.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Florence Bates |votes = 840 |percentage = 2.6 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Veritas (political party) |candidate = David Jones |votes = 343 |percentage = 1.1 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 11,638 |percentage = 36.5 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 31,850 |percentage = 50.0 |change = -0.1 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = -0.6 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Bolton South East }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Brian Iddon]] |votes = 21,129 |percentage = 61.9 |change = -7.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Haroon Rashid |votes = 8,258 |percentage = 24.2 |change = +4.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Frank Harasiwka |votes = 3,941 |percentage = 11.5 |change = +2.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Socialist Labour Party (UK) |candidate = John Kelly |votes = 826 |percentage = 2.4 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 12,871 |percentage = 37.7 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 34,154 |percentage = 50.1 |change = -15.0 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1997|General Election 1997]]: Bolton South East <ref>[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/constit/099.htm General Election Results 1997 and 2001: Bolton South East]. ''Political Science Resources''. Retrieved 13 May 2010.</ref><ref>[http://www.bbc.co.uk/election97/constituencies/74.htm General Election 1997: Bolton South East]. ''BBC''. Retrieved 17 May 2010.</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Brian Iddon]] |votes = 29,856 |percentage = 68.87 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Paul Carter |votes = 8,545 |percentage = 19.71 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Frank Harasiwka |votes = 3,805 |percentage = 8.78 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Referendum Party |candidate = William Pickering |votes = 973 |percentage = 2.25 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Natural Law Party |candidate = Lewis Walch |votes = 170 |percentage = 0.39 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 21,311 |percentage = 49.16 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 65.15 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = 11.80 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]: Bolton South East<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/i03.htm|title=UK General Election results April 1992|date=9 April 1992|work=Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=2010-12-06}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[David Wright Young|David Young]] |votes = 26,906 |percentage = 54.3 |change = +0.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Nicholas J. S. Wood-Dow |votes = 14,215 |percentage = 28.7 |change = &minus;2.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Dennis Lee |votes = 5,243 |percentage = 10.6 |change = &minus;3.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent Labour |candidate = William Hardman <ref>[http://www.boltonsmayors.org.uk/hardman-w.html William Hardman]. ''Links in a Chain''. Retrieved 14 May 2010.</ref> |votes = 2,894 |percentage = 5.8 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Natural Law Party |candidate = Lewis Walch |votes = 290 |percentage = 0.6 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 12,691 |percentage = 25.6 |change = +2.6 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 49,549 |percentage = 75.5 |change = +0.7 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +1.3 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1980s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1987|General Election 1987]]: Bolton South East <ref>[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge87/i03.htm General Election 11 June 1987: Bolton South East]. ''Political Science Resources''. Retrieved 13 May 2010.</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[David Wright Young|David Young]] |votes = 26,791 |percentage = 54.27 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = S. Windle |votes = 15,410 |percentage = 31.22 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = SDP-Liberal Alliance |candidate = Frank Harasiwka |votes = 7,161 |percentage = 14.51 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 11,381 |percentage = 23.06 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 74.87 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1983|General Election 1983]]: Bolton South East <ref>[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge83/i03.htm General Election 09 June 1983: Bolton South East]. ''Political Science Resources''. Retrieved 13 May 2010.</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[David Wright Young|David Young]] |votes = 23,984 |percentage = 48.29 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = John Walsh <ref>[http://www.boltonsmayors.org.uk/walsh-j.html John Walsh]. ''Links in a Chain''. Retrieved 14 May 2010.</ref> |votes = 15,231 |percentage = 30.67 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = SDP-Liberal Alliance |candidate = Margaret Patricia Rothwell <ref>[http://www.boltonsmayors.org.uk/rothwell-m-p.html Margaret Patricia Rothwell]. ''Links in a Chain''. Retrieved 14 May 2010.</ref> |votes = 10,157 |percentage = 20.45 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = Tom Keen |votes = 296 |percentage = 0.60 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 8,753 |percentage = 17.62 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 73.55 |change = }} {{Election box new seat win| |winner = Labour Party (UK) }} {{Election box end}} == See also == * [[List of Parliamentary constituencies in Greater Manchester]] ==Notes and references== {{reflist|2}} {{Constituencies in North West England}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Bolton South East (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in Greater Manchester]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1983]] [[Category:Politics of Bolton]] {{UK-constituency-stub}} [[ar:جنوب شرق بولتون (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[zh:東南博爾頓 (英國國會選區)]]
Bolton West (UK Parliament constituency) Bolton West {{Redirect|Bolton West|other uses|Bolton (disambiguation)}} {{Coord|53.577|-2.451|display=title|region:GB_scale:100000}} {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Bolton West |parliament = uk |map1 = BoltonWest2007 |map2 = EnglandGreaterManchester |map_entity = [[Greater Manchester]] |map_year = |year = 1950 |abolished = |type = County |elects_howmany = One |previous = [[Bolton (UK Parliament constituency)|Bolton]] |next = |electorate = 71,454 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Julie Hilling]] |party = Labour Party (UK) |region = England |county = [[Greater Manchester]] |european = North West England }} '''Bolton West''' is a [[county constituency]] represented in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) by the [[first past the post]] system of election. It is a [[marginal seat]] between [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] and the [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]]s. == Boundaries == There were major boundary changes to Bolton West in 1983 when part of its area went to create [[Bolton North East (UK Parliament constituency)|Bolton North East]], but compensated by taking most of the former [[Westhoughton (UK Parliament constituency)|Westhoughton constituency]]. ===Boundary review=== Following their review of parliamentary representation in [[Greater Manchester]], the [[Boundary Commission for England]] have recommended the creation of three constituencies to represent the Bolton area. The electoral wards used in the creation of a modified Bolton West are: *From [[Metropolitan Borough of Bolton|Bolton MBC]] - [[Heaton, Greater Manchester|Heaton]] and [[Lostock, Bolton|Lostock]], [[Horwich]] and [[Blackrod]], Horwich North East, Smithills, [[Westhoughton]] North and Chew Moor, and Westhoughton South. *From [[Metropolitan Borough of Wigan|Wigan MBC]] - the ward of [[Atherton, Greater Manchester|Atherton]]. These boundaries were first contested in [[UK General Election, 2010|2010]]. == Members of Parliament == {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member<ref>{{Rayment-hc|b|4}}</ref>!!Party |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1950|1950]] | [[John Lewis (UK politician)|John Lewis]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1951|1951]] | [[Arthur Holt (politician)|Arthur Holt]] | [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1964|1964]] | [[Gordon Oakes]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1970|1970]] | [[Robert Redmond]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, October 1974|Oct 1974]] | [[Ann Taylor, Baroness Taylor of Bolton|Ann Taylor]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1983|1983]] | [[Thomas Geoffrey Sackville|Tom Sackville]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 1997|1997]] | [[Ruth Kelly]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | | [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|2010]] | [[Julie Hilling]] | [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |} == Elections == ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Bolton West}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Julie Hilling]] |votes = 18,327 |percentage = 38.5 |change = -6.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Susan Williams |votes = 18,235 |percentage = 38.3 |change = +5.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Jackie Pearcey |votes = 8,177 |percentage = 17.2 |change = -1.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Harry Lamb |votes = 1,901 |percentage = 4.0 |change = +2.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Rachel Mann |votes = 545 |percentage = 1.1 |change = +1.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = Jimmy Jones |votes = 254 |percentage = 0.5 |change = +0.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = You Party |candidate = Doug Bagnall |votes = 137 |percentage = 0.3 |change = +0.3 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 92 |percentage = 0.19 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 47,576 |percentage = 66.77 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = -5.88 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 2000s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Bolton West }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Ruth Kelly]] |votes = 17,239 |percentage = 42.5 |change = -4.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Philip Allott |votes = 15,175 |percentage = 37.4 |change = +3.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Tim Perkins |votes = 7,241 |percentage = 17.9 |change = -0.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Marjorie Ford |votes = 524 |percentage = 1.3 |change = +1.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Veritas (political party) |candidate = Michael Ford |votes = 290 |percentage = 0.7 |change = +0.7 }} {{Election box candidate| |party = [[Xtraordinary People Party|Xtraordinary People]] |candidate = Kate Griggs |votes = 74 |percentage = 0.2 |change = +0.2 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 2,064 |percentage = 5.1 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 40,543 |percentage = 63.5 |change = +1.1 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = -4.2 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Bolton West }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Ruth Kelly]] |votes = 19,381 |percentage = 47.0 |change = -2.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = James Stevens |votes = 13,863 |percentage = 33.6 |change = -1.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = [[Barbara Ronson]] <ref name=barbararonson/> |votes = 7,573 |percentage = 18.4 |change = +7.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Socialist Alliance (England) |candidate = David Toomer |votes = 397 |percentage = 1.0 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 5,518 |percentage = 13.4 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 41,214 |percentage = 62.4 |change = -14.9 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = - 0.5 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1997|General Election 1997]]: Bolton West <ref>[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/constit/346.htm General Election Results 1997 and 2001: Bolton West]. ''Political Science Resources''. Retrieved 14 May 2010.</ref><ref>[http://www.bbc.co.uk/election97/constituencies/75.htm General Election 1997: Bolton West]. ''BBC''. Retrieved 17 May 2010.</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Ruth Kelly]] |votes = 24,342 |percentage = 49.52 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Thomas Geoffrey Sackville|Tom Sackville]] |votes = 17,270 |percentage = 35.13 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = [[Barbara Ronson]] <ref name=barbararonson/> |votes = 5,309 |percentage = 10.80 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Socialist Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Doris Kelly |votes = 1,374 |percentage = 2.80 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Referendum Party |candidate = Glenda Frankl-Slater |votes = 865 |percentage = 1.76 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 7,072 |percentage = 14.39 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 77.29 |change = }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |loser = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = 11.30 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]: Bolton West <ref>[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/i03.htm General Election 9 April 1992: Bolton West]. ''Political Science Resources''. Retrieved 14 May 2010.</ref><ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/i03.htm|title=UK General Election results April 1992|date=9 April 1992|work=Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=2010-12-06}}</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Thomas Geoffrey Sackville|Tom Sackville]] |votes = 26,452 |percentage = 44.4 |change = +0.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Clifford Morris <ref>[http://www.boltonsmayors.org.uk/morris-c.html Clifford Morris]. ''Links in a Chain''. Retrieved on 13 May 2010.</ref> |votes = 25,373 |percentage = 42.6 |change = +6.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = [[Barbara Ronson]] <ref name=barbararonson>[http://www.boltonsmayors.org.uk/ronson-b-o.html Barbara Olwyn Ronson]. ''Links in a Chain''. Retrieved on 13 May 2010.</ref> |votes = 7,529 |percentage = 12.6 |change = &minus;6.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Natural Law Party |candidate = Jacqueline Phillips |votes = 240 |percentage = 0.4 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 1,079 |percentage = 1.8 |change = &minus;6.4 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 59,594 |percentage = 83.5 |change = +3.5 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = &minus;3.2 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1980s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1987|General Election 1987]]: Bolton West <ref>[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge87/i03.htm General Election 11 June 1987: Bolton West]. ''Political Science Resources''. Retrieved 14 May 2010.</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Thomas Geoffrey Sackville|Tom Sackville]] |votes = 24,779 |percentage = 44.33 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Guy J. Harkin |votes = 20,186 |percentage = 36.11 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = SDP-Liberal Alliance |candidate = D. T. Eccles |votes = 10,936 |percentage = 19.56 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 4,593 |percentage = 8.22 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 80.04 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1983|General Election 1983]]: Bolton West <ref>[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge83/i03.htm General Election 9 June 1983: Bolton West]. ''Political Science Resources''. Retrieved 14 May 2010.</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Thomas Geoffrey Sackville|Tom Sackville]] |votes = 23,731 |percentage = 45.09 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Dennis Green |votes = 16,579 |percentage = 31.50 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = SDP-Liberal Alliance |candidate = R. Baker |votes = 12,321 |percentage = 23.41 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 7,152 |percentage = 13.59 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 78.14 |change = }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |loser = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1970s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1979|General Election 1979]]: Bolton West <ref>[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge79/i03.htm General Election 3 May 1979: Bolton West]. ''Political Science Resources''. Retrieved 14 May 2010.</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Ann Taylor, Baroness Taylor of Bolton|Ann Taylor]] |votes = 17,857 |percentage = 44.81 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = B. H. Watson |votes = 17,257 |percentage = 43.30 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = J. Fish |votes = 4,392 |percentage = 11.02 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Front |candidate = K. Bernal |votes = 348 |percentage = 0.87 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 600 |percentage = 1.51 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 79.36 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, October 1974|General Election October 1974]]: Bolton West <ref>[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge74b/i03.htm General Election 10 October 1974: Bolton West]. ''Political Science Resources''. Retrieved 14 May 2010.</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Ann Taylor, Baroness Taylor of Bolton|Ann Taylor]] |votes = 16,967 |percentage = 43.26 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Robert Redmond]] |votes = 16,061 |percentage = 40.95 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = Philip Stefan Linney <ref name=philiplinney/> |votes = 5,127 |percentage = 13.07 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Front |candidate = W. Roberts |votes = 1,070 |percentage = 2.73 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 906 |percentage = 2.31 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 77.24 |change = }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |loser = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, February 1974|General Election February 1974]]: Bolton West <ref>[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge74a/i03.htm General Election 28 February 1974: Bolton West]. ''Political Science Resources''. Retrieved 14 May 2010.</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Robert Redmond]] |votes = 16,562 |percentage = 40.61 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Ann Taylor, Baroness Taylor of Bolton|Ann Taylor]] |votes = 15,959 |percentage = 39.13 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = Philip Stefan Linney <ref name=philiplinney>[http://www.boltonsmayors.org.uk/linney-p-s.html Philip Stefan Linney]. ''Links in a Chain''. Retrieved on 13 May 2010.</ref> |votes = 8,264 |percentage = 20.26 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 603 |percentage = 1.48 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 81.06 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1970|General Election 1970]]: Bolton West <ref>[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge70/i03.htm General Election 18 June 1970: Bolton West]. ''Political Science Resources''. Retrieved 14 May 2010.</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Robert Redmond]] |votes = 19,225 |percentage = 51.67 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Gordon Oakes]] |votes = 17,981 |percentage = 48.33 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 1,244 |percentage = 3.34 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 73.99 |change = }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |loser = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1960s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1966|General Election 1966]]: Bolton West <ref>[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge66/i03.htm General Election 31 March 1966: Bolton West]. ''Political Science Resources''. Retrieved 14 May 2010.</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Gordon Oakes]] |votes = 19,390 |percentage = 50.57 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = C. B. S. Dobson |votes = 14,473 |percentage = 37.74 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = R. Glenton |votes = 4,483 |percentage = 11.69 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 4,917 |percentage = 12.82 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 78.29 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1964|General Election 1964]]: Bolton West <ref>[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge64/i03.htm General Election 15 October 1964: Bolton West]. ''Political Science Resources''. Retrieved 14 May 2010.</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Gordon Oakes]] |votes = 16,519 |percentage = 41.17 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = D. Sisson |votes = 13,522 |percentage = 33.70 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Arthur Holt (politician)|Arthur Holt]] |votes = 10,086 |percentage = 25.14 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 2,997 |percentage = 7.47 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 78.15 |change = }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |loser = Liberal Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1950s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1959|General Election 1959]]: Bolton West <ref>[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge59/i03.htm General Election 8 October 1959: Bolton West]. ''Political Science Resources''. Retrieved 14 May 2010.</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Arthur Holt (politician)|Arthur Holt]] |votes = 23,533 |percentage = 54.63 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = P. Cameron |votes = 19,545 |percentage = 45.37 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 3,988 |percentage = 9.26 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 79.72 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Liberal Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1955|General Election 1955]]: Bolton West <ref>[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge55/i03.htm General Election 26 May 1955: Bolton West]. ''Political Science Resources''. Retrieved 14 May 2010.</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Arthur Holt (politician)|Arthur Holt]] |votes = 24,827 |percentage = 55.37 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = J. Haworth |votes = 20,014 |percentage = 44.63 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 4,813 |percentage = 10.73 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 79.05 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Liberal Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1951|General Election 1951]]: Bolton West <ref>[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge51/i03.htm General Election 25 October 1951: Bolton West]. ''Political Science Resources''. Retrieved 14 May 2010.</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Arthur Holt (politician)|Arthur Holt]] |votes = 26,271 |percentage = 52.76 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[John Lewis (UK politician)|John Lewis]] |votes = 23,523 |percentage = 47.24 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 2,748 |percentage = 5.52 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 84.79 |change = }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Liberal Party (UK) |loser = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1950|General Election 1950]]: Bolton West <ref>[http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge50/i03.htm General Election 23 February 1950: Bolton West]. ''Political Science Resources''. Retrieved 14 May 2010.</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[John Lewis (UK politician)|John Lewis]] |votes = 23,232 |percentage = 44.62 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Walter Wharton Tong <ref>[http://www.boltonsmayors.org.uk/tong-w-w.html Walter Wharton Tong]. ''Links in a Chain''. Retrieved on 13 May 2010.</ref> |votes = 18,184 |percentage = 34.92 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = A. L. Tillotson |votes = 10,653 |percentage = 20.46 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 5,048 |percentage = 9.69 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = |percentage = 87.55 |change = }} {{Election box new seat win| |winner = Labour Party (UK) }} {{Election box end}} == See also == * [[List of Parliamentary constituencies in Greater Manchester]] ==Notes and references== {{Reflist|2}} {{Constituencies in North West England}} {{Use dmy dates|date=November 2010}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Bolton West (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in Greater Manchester]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1950]] [[Category:Politics of Bolton]] [[ar:بولتون الغربية (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[pl:Okręg wyborczy Bolton West]] [[zh:西博爾頓 (英國國會選區)]]
Bootle (UK Parliament constituency) Bootle {{coord|53.446|-2.989|display=title}} {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Bootle |parliament = uk |image = |caption = |image2 = |caption2 = |map1 = Bootle2007 |map2 = EnglandMerseyside |map_entity = Merseyside |map_year = |map_size = 150px |year = 1885 |abolished = |type = Borough |previous = |next = |elects_howmany = One |year2 = |abolished2 = |type2 = |previous2 = |next2 = |elects_howmany2 = |year3 = |abolished3 = |type3 = |previous3 = |next3 = |elects_howmany3 = |population = |electorate = 70,824 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Joe Benton]] |party = Labour Party (UK) |region = England |county = [[Merseyside]] |towns = [[Bootle]] |national = |westminster = |european = North West England }} '''Bootle''' is a [[borough constituency]] represented in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) by the [[first past the post]] system of election. ==Boundaries== The constituency covers the southern part of the [[Metropolitan Borough of Sefton]] in [[Merseyside]]. This comprises the town of [[Bootle]] itself and the southern parts of the town of [[Crosby, Merseyside|Crosby]], including the areas of [[Great Crosby]], [[Waterloo, Merseyside|Waterloo]], and [[Seaforth, Merseyside|Seaforth]], around the urbanised bulk of the town. The constituency also contains other localities in south Sefton including [[Litherland]], [[Netherton, Merseyside|Netherton]], [[Orrell, Merseyside|Orrell]], and [[Ford, Merseyside|Ford]]. Boundary changes that came into force as a result of the [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|2010 general election]] being called saw the constituency grow to also include parts of the [[Crosby (UK Parliament constituency)|old Crosby constituency]], with the electoral wards of Church and Victoria being added. These electoral wards contain most of southern [[Crosby, Merseyside|Crosby]] around the urbanised bulk of the town including [[Great Crosby]], [[Waterloo, Merseyside|Waterloo]], [[Seaforth, Merseyside|Seaforth]]. Although these areas are more affluent than some parts of Bootle, it has not changed the seat from being anything other than a safe Labour one. The Bootle constituency now consists of 8 [[Ward (politics)|electoral wards]]; [[Church (ward)|Church]], [[Victoria (Sefton ward)|Victoria]], [[Ford (ward)|Ford]], [[Litherland (ward)|Litherland]], [[Derby (ward)|Derby]], [[Linacre (ward)|Linacre]], [[Netherton and Orrell (ward)|Netherton and Orrell]], [[St. Oswald (ward)|St. Oswald]]. ==Members of Parliament== {|class="wikitable" !colspan=2|Election!!Member <ref name="rayment">{{Rayment-hc|b|4}}</ref> !Party |- | style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[United Kingdom general election, 1885|1885]] || [[Thomas Myles Sandys]] || [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- | style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[Bootle by-election, 1911|1911 by-election]] || [[Bonar Law|Andrew Bonar Law]] || [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- | style="background-color: {{Coalition Conservative/meta/color}}" | || [[United Kingdom general election, 1918|1918]] || [[Thomas Royden, 1st Baron Royden|Sir Thomas Royden, Bt.]] || [[Coalition Conservative]] |- | style="background-color: {{Liberal Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[United Kingdom general election, 1922|1922]] || [[James Burnie]] || [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] |- | style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[United Kingdom general election, 1924|1924]] || [[Vivian Leonard Henderson]] || [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- | style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[United Kingdom general election, 1929|1929]] || [[John Kinley]] || [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- | style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[United Kingdom general election, 1931|1931]] || [[Chichester de Windt Crookshank]] || [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- | style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[United Kingdom general election, 1935|1935]] || [[Eric Errington]] || [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- | style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[United Kingdom general election, 1945|1945]] || [[John Kinley]] || [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- | style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[United Kingdom general election, 1955|1955]] || [[Simon Mahon]] || [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- | style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[United Kingdom general election, 1979|1979]] || [[Allan Roberts]] || [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- | style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[Bootle by-election, May 1990|1990 by-election]] || [[Michael Carr (Labour politician)|Michael Carr]] || [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- | style="background-color: {{Labour Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | || [[Bootle by-election, November 1990|1990 by-election]] || [[Joe Benton]] || [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour]] |- |} ==History== The constituency was originally a safe [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] seat, being represented by Conservative Party Leader [[Bonar Law|Andrew Bonar Law]] from 1911 until 1918. A [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberal]] seat in the 1920s, it then became a Conservative - Labour [[marginal]] in the 1930s. It is now a safe seat for the [[Labour Party (UK)|Labour Party]], who have held it continually since the [[United Kingdom general election, 1945|1945 general election]]. In each general election since [[United Kingdom general election, 1997|1997]], it has been the safest seat for any party in the UK. In 1990, there were two [[by-election]]s in Bootle. The first followed the death of [[Allan Roberts]] on 21 February, and was held on 24 May. That by-election was notable for the [[Social Democratic Party (UK, 1988)|Social Democrat]] candidate, Jack Holmes (representing the part of the SDP opposed to the 1988 merger with the [[Liberal Party (UK)|Liberals]] and formation of the [[Liberal Democrats (UK)|Liberal Democrats]]), being beaten by [[Screaming Lord Sutch]] of the [[Official Monster Raving Loony Party]]. The victorious Labour candidate, [[Michael Carr (Labour politician)|Michael Carr]], died after just 57 days in office on 20 July 1990. The second by-election, held on 8 November 1990, was won by Labour's [[Joe Benton]]. Benton has held the seat since then, usually with huge majorities. In the [[United Kingdom general election, 2005|2005 election]] the seat was the safest with a 63.8% majority, and also had the highest share of the vote.<ref>[http://www.parliament.uk/commons/lib/research/rp2005/RP05-033.pdf report], p14</ref> ==Elections== ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Bootle<ref>http://ukpollingreport.co.uk/guide/seat-profiles/bootle UK Polling Report</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Joe Benton]] |votes = 27,426 |percentage = 66.4 |change = -4.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = James Murray |votes = 6,245 |percentage = 15.1 |change = -1.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Sohail Qureshi |votes = 3,678 |percentage = 8.9 |change = +1.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = [[Paul Nuttall]] |votes = 2,514 |percentage = 6.1 |change = +2.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Charles Stewart |votes = 942 |percentage = 2.3 |change = +2.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition |candidate = Peter Glover<ref>http://www.tusc.org.uk/candidates.php</ref> |votes = 472 |percentage = 1.1 |change =+1.1 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 21,181 |percentage = 51.3 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 41,227 |percentage = 57.8 |change = 7.0 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = &minus;1.6 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 2000s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Bootle }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Joe Benton]] |votes = 19,345 |percentage = 75.5 |change = -2.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Chris Newby |votes = 2,988 |percentage = 11.7 |change = +3.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Wafik Moustafa |votes = 1,580 |percentage = 6.2 |change = -1.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = [[Paul Nuttall]] |votes = 1,054 |percentage = 4.1 |change = +4.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Socialist Party (England and Wales) |candidate = Peter Glover |votes = 655 |percentage = 2.6 |change = +0.2 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 16,357 |percentage = 63.8 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 25,622 |percentage = 47.7 |change = -2.1 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = -2.6 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Bootle }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Joe Benton]] |votes = 21,400 |percentage = 77.6 |change = -5.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Jim Murray |votes = 2,357 |percentage = 8.5 |change = +2.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Judith Symes |votes = 2,194 |percentage = 8.0 |change = -0.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Socialist Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Dave Flynn |votes = 971 |percentage = 3.5 |change = +2.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Socialist Alliance (England) |candidate = Peter Glover |votes = 672 |percentage = 2.4 |change = +2.4 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 19,043 |percentage = 69.1 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 27,594 |percentage = 49.8 |change = -17.0 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = -5.3 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1997|General Election 1997]]: Bootle }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Joe Benton]] |votes = 31,668 |percentage = 82.9 |change = +8.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Rupert Matthews |votes = 3,247 |percentage = 8.5 |change = -7.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Kiron Reid |votes = 2,191 |percentage = 5.7 |change = -0.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Referendum Party |candidate = J Elliot |votes = 571 |percentage = 1.5 |change = +1.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Socialist Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Peter Glover |votes = 420 |percentage = 1.1 |change = +1.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Natural Law Party |candidate = S Cohen |votes = 126 |percentage = 0.3 |change = -0.2 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 28,421 |percentage = 74.4 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 38,223 |percentage = 66.7 |change = -5.8 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +6.0 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1992|General Election 1992]]: Bootle<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge92/i03.htm|title=UK General Election results April 1992|date=9 April 1992|work=Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources|publisher=Politics Resources|accessdate=2010-12-06}}</ref><ref>The changes and swing are calculated relative to the 1987 general election, not to either of the 1990 by-elections.</ref> }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Joe Benton]] |votes = 37,464 |percentage = 74.6 |change = +7.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Christopher Varley |votes = 8,022 |percentage = 16.0 |change = &minus;4.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = John Cunningham |votes = 3,301 |percentage = 6.6 |change = &minus;6.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK, 1989) |candidate = Ms Medina Hall |votes = 1,174 |percentage = 2.3 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Natural Law Party |candidate = Thomas Haynes |votes = 264 |percentage = 0.5 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 29,442 |percentage = 58.6 |change = +11.8 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 50,225 |percentage = 72.5 |change = &minus;0.4 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +5.9 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[Bootle by-election, November 1990]]}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Joe Benton]] |votes = 22,052 |percentage = 78.2 |change = +2.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[James Clappison]] |votes = 2,587 |percentage = 9.2 |change = -0.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = John Cunningham |votes = 2,216 |percentage = 7.9 |change = -1.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party (UK) |candidate = Sean Brady |votes = 557 |percentage = 2.0 |change = -1.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Official Monster Raving Loony Party |candidate = [[Screaming Lord Sutch|Lord David Sutch]] |votes = 310 |percentage = 1.1 |change = -0.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK, 1989) |candidate = Kevin White |votes = 291 |percentage = 1.0 |change = +0.3 }} {{Election box candidate| |party = Christian Alliance |candidate = David Black |votes = 132 |percentage = 0.5 |change = +0.5 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 19,465 |percentage = 69.1 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 28,145 |percentage = 39.7 |change = -10.9 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +1.5 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[Bootle by-election, May 1990]]}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Michael Carr (Labour politician)|Michael Carr]] |votes = 26,737 |percentage = 75.4 |change = +8.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[James Clappison]] |votes = 3,220 |percentage = 9.1 |change = -11.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = John Cunningham |votes = 3,179 |percentage = 8.9 |change = -4.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party (UK) |candidate = Sean Brady |votes = 1,269 |percentage = 3.6 |change = +3.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK, 1989) |candidate = Kevin White |votes = 474 |percentage = 1.3 |change = +1.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Official Monster Raving Loony Party |candidate = [[Screaming Lord Sutch|Lord David Sutch]] |votes = 418 |percentage = 1.2 |change = +1.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Social Democratic Party (UK, 1988) |candidate = Jack Holmes |votes = 155 |percentage = 0.4 |change = +0.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = T. J. Schofield |votes = 27 |percentage = 0.1 |change = +0.1 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 23,517 |percentage = 66.3 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 35,477 |percentage = 50.6 |change = -22.3 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = + 9.8 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1980s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1987|General Election 1987]]: Bootle}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Allan Roberts]] |votes = 34,975 |percentage = 66.9 |change = +13.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Peter Papworth |votes = 10,498 |percentage = 20.1 |change = -3.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Social Democratic Party (UK) |candidate = Paul Denham |votes = 6,820 |percentage = 13.0 |change = -10.4 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 24,477 |percentage = 46.8 |change = +17.4 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 52,293 |percentage = 72.9 |change = +4.6 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +8.7 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1983|General Election 1983]]: Bootle}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Allan Roberts]] |votes = 27,282 |percentage = 53.0 |change = -8.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Ronald Watson |votes = 12,143 |percentage = 23.6 |change = -3.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Social Democratic Party (UK) |candidate = John Wall |votes = 12,068 |percentage = 23.4 |change = +13.1 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 15,139 |percentage = 29.4 |change = -5.0 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 51,493 |percentage = 68.3 |change = -2.1 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1970s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1979|General Election 1979]]: Bootle}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Allan Roberts]] |votes = 26,900 |percentage = 61.0 |change = -3.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Ronald Watson |votes = 11,741 |percentage = 26.6 |change = +1.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = D L Mahon |votes = 4,531 |percentage = 10.3 |change = +0.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent Liberal |candidate = H I Fjortoft |votes = 911 |percentage = 2.1 |change = +2.1 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 15,159 |percentage = 34.4 |change = -4.7 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 44,083 |percentage = 70.4 |change = +3.2 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, October 1974|General Election October 1974]]: Bootle}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Simon Mahon]] |votes = 27,633 |percentage = 64.0 |change = +5.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = J F Borrows |votes = 10,743 |percentage = 24.9 |change = -1.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = H I Fjortoft |votes = 4,266 |percentage = 9.9 |change = -3.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Communist Party of Great Britain |candidate = R Morris |votes = 512 |percentage = 1.2 |change = -0.1 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 16,890 |percentage = 39.1 |change = +7.1 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 43,158 |percentage = 67.2 |change = -6.1 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +3.6 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, February 1974|General Election February 1974]]: Bootle}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Simon Mahon]] |votes = 27,301 |percentage = 58.6 |change = -5.0 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = J F Borrows |votes = 12,366 |percentage = 26.6 |change = -9.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = H I Fjortoft |votes = 6,258 |percentage = 13.5 |change = +13.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Communist Party of Great Britain |candidate = R Morris |votes = 586 |percentage = 1.3 |change = +1.3 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 14,935 |percentage = 32.0 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 46,511 |percentage = 73.3 |change = +8.1 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +2.4 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1970|General Election 1970]]: Bootle}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Simon Mahon]] |votes = 20,101 |percentage = 63.6 |change = +3.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = G Halliwell |votes = 11,496 |percentage = 36.4 |change = +2.8 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 8,614 |percentage = 27.3 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 31,633 |percentage = 65.2 |change = -3.0 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +0.2 }} {{Election box end}} === Elections in the 1960s === {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1966|General Election 1966]]: Bootle}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Simon Mahon]] |votes = 19,412 |percentage = 60.4 |change = -1.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = G Halliwell |votes = 10,813 |percentage = 33.6 |change = -4.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent Labour |candidate = W Grant |votes = 1,931 |percentage = 6.0 |change = +6.0 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 8,599 |percentage = 26.7 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 32,156 |percentage = 68.2 |change = -2.7 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +1.4 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1964|General Election 1964]]: Bootle}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Simon Mahon]] |votes = 21,677 |percentage = 62.0 |change = +8.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = G Halliwell |votes = 13,285 |percentage = 38.0 |change = -8.3 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 8,392 |percentage = 24.0 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 34,962 |percentage = 70.9 |change = -7.4 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +8.3 }} {{Election box end}} === Elections in the 1950s === {{Election box begin|title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1959|General Election 1959]]: Bootle}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Simon Mahon]] |votes = 21,294 |percentage = 53.7 |change = +1.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = H O Cullen |votes = 18,379 |percentage = 46.3 |change = -1.7 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 2,915 |percentage = 7.4 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 39,673 |percentage = 78.3 |change = +2.6 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +1.7 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin| |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1955|General Election 1955]]: Bootle}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[Simon Mahon]] |votes = 19,020 |percentage = 52.0 |change = -0.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = H W Jones |votes = 17,582 |percentage = 48.0 |change = +3.3 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 1,438 |percentage = 3.9 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 36,602 |percentage = 75.7 |change = -5.5 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = -2.0 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin| |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1951|General Election 1951]]: Bootle}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[John Kinley]] |votes = 26,597 |percentage = 52.7 |change = -0.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = A O Hughes |votes = 22,535 |percentage = 44.7 |change = -0.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Anti-Partition of Ireland League |candidate = H McHugh |votes = 1,340 |percentage = 2.7 |change = +0.4 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 4,062 |percentage = 8.1 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 50,472 |percentage = 81.2 |change = -0.9 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = +0.2 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin| |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1950|General Election 1950]]: Bootle}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[John Kinley]] |votes = 25,472 |percentage = 52.8 |change = -5.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = W Hill |votes = 21,673 |percentage = 44.9 |change = +3.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Anti-Partition of Ireland League |candidate = B McGinnity |votes = 1,029 |percentage = 2.3 |change = +2.3 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 3,799 |percentage = 7.9 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 48,174 |percentage = 82.1 |change = +12.4 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |swing = -4.7 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1940s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1945|General Election 1945]]: Bootle}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[John Kinley]] |votes = 15,823 |percentage = 58.6 |change = +19.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Eric Errington]] |votes = 11,180 |percentage = 41.4 |change = -7.2 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 4,643 |percentage = 17.2 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 27,003 |percentage = 69.7 |change = -1.6 }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |loser = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1930s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1935|General Election 1935]]: Bootle}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Eric Errington]] |votes = 16,653 |percentage = 48.6 |change = -13.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[John Kinley]] |votes = 13,285 |percentage = 38.8 |change = +0.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[James Burnie]] |votes = 4,319 |percentage = 12.6 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 3,368 |percentage = 9.8 |change = -14.0 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 34,257 |percentage = 71.3 |change = -7.6 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1931|General Election 1931]]: Bootle}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Chichester de Windt Crookshank]] |votes = 22,966 |percentage = 61.9 |change = +21.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[John Kinley]] |votes = 14,160 |percentage = 38.1 |change = -5.5 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 8,806 |percentage = 23.8 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 37,126 |percentage = 78.9 |change = +1.0 }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |loser = Labour Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1920s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1929|General Election 1929]]: Bootle}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[John Kinley]] |votes = 15,294 |percentage = 43.6 |change = +8.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Vivian Leonard Henderson]] |votes = 14,263 |percentage = 40.7 |change = -4.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = E E Edwards |votes = 5,523 |percentage = 15.7 |change = -4.1 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 1,031 |percentage = 2.9 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 35,080 |percentage = 77.9 |change = +0.9 }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Labour Party (UK) |loser = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1924|General Election 1924]]: Bootle}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Vivian Leonard Henderson]] |votes = 12,361 |percentage = 45.5 |change = +3.4 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[John Kinley]] |votes = 9,427 |percentage = 34.7 |change = +20.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[James Burnie]] |votes = 5,386 |percentage = 19.8 |change = -24.3 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 2,934 |percentage = 10.8 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 27,174 |percentage = 77.0 |change = +8.9 }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |loser = Liberal Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1923|General Election 1923]]: Bootle}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[James Burnie]] |votes = 10,444 |percentage = 44.1 |change = -12.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Vivian Leonard Henderson]] |votes = 9,991 |percentage = 42.1 |change = +0.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = [[John Kinley]] |votes = 3,272 |percentage = 13.8 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 453 |percentage = 2.0 |change = -12.4 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 23,707 |percentage = 68.1 |change = -3.0 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Liberal Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1922|General Election 1922]]: Bootle}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[James Burnie]] |votes = 13,276 |percentage = 56.3 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = Sir A Bicket |votes = 9,867 |percentage = 41.9 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = J E Burke |votes = 425 |percentage = 1.8 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 3,409 |percentage = 14.4 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 23,568 |percentage = 71.1 |change = }} {{Election box gain with party link| |winner = Liberal Party (UK) |loser = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1910s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1918|General Election 1918]]: Bootle}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Coalition Conservative |candidate = [[Thomas Royden, 1st Baron Royden|Sir Thomas Royden, Bt.]] |votes = 12,312 |percentage = 63.0 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = Edmund Cathery (Seamen) |votes = 7,235 |percentage = 37.0 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 5,077 |percentage = 26.0 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 19,547 |percentage = 58.5 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Coalition Conservative |swing = }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | title=[[Bootle by-election, 1911]]}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Bonar Law|Andrew Bonar Law]] |votes = 9,976 |percentage = 56.2 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = [[Max Muspratt]] |votes = 7,782 |percentage = 43.8 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 2,194 |percentage = 12.4 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 17,758 |percentage = 69.7 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ;General election of December 1910 In the [[United Kingdom general election, December 1910|General Election December 1910]], [[Thomas Myles Sandys]], [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] was elected unopposed. {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, January 1910|General Election January 1910]]: Bootle}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Thomas Myles Sandys]] |votes = 9,954 |percentage = 52.9 |change = +1.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = Dr W Permewan |votes = 8,869 |percentage = 47.1 |change = -1.8 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 1,085 |percentage = 5.8 |change = +3.6 }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 18,823 |percentage = 78.7 |change = +4.9 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1900s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1906|General Election 1906]]: Bootle}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Thomas Myles Sandys]] |votes = 7,821 |percentage = 51.1 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = Dr A P Thomas |votes = 7,481 |percentage = 48.9 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 340 |percentage = 2.2 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 15,302 |percentage = 73.8 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} In the [[United Kingdom general election, 1900|1900 general election]], [[Thomas Myles Sandys]], [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] was elected unopposed. ===Elections in the 1890s=== In the [[United Kingdom general election, 1895|1895 general election]], [[Thomas Myles Sandys]], [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] was elected unopposed. {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1892|General Election 1892]]: Bootle}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Thomas Myles Sandys]] |votes = 6,532 |percentage = 59.4 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = A McDougall |votes = 4,460 |percentage = 40.6 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 2,072 |percentage = 18.8 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 10,992 |percentage = 69.7 |change = }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1880s=== In the [[United Kingdom general election, 1886|1886 general election]], [[Thomas Myles Sandys]], [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] was elected unopposed. {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1885|General Election 1885]]: Bootle}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Thomas Myles Sandys]] |votes = 6,715 |percentage = 63.1 |change = }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Party (UK) |candidate = S H Whitbread |votes = 3,933 |percentage = 36.9 |change = }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 2,782 |percentage = 26.2 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 10,648 |percentage = 72.6 |change = }} {{Election box end}} ==See also== *[[List of Parliamentary constituencies on Merseyside]] ==Notes and references== {{Reflist}} ==Sources== *[http://www.psr.keele.ac.uk/area/uk/edates.htm Election results, 1950 - 2005] *[[F. W. S. Craig]], ''British Parliamentary Election Results 1885 - 1918'' *[[F. W. S. Craig]], ''British Parliamentary Election Results 1918 - 1949'' {{Constituencies in North West England}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Bootle (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in North West England]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1885]] [[Category:Politics of Sefton]] [[ar:بوتل (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[pl:Okręg wyborczy Bootle]] [[zh:布特爾 (英國國會選區)]]
Boston and Skegness (UK Parliament constituency) Boston and Skegness {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Boston and Skegness |parliament = uk |image = |caption = |image2 = |caption2 = |map1 = BostonSkegness2007 |map2 = EnglandLincolnshire |map_entity = Lincolnshire |map_year = 2010 |map_size = 150px |year = 1997 |abolished = |type = County |previous = |next = |elects_howmany = One |year2 = |abolished2 = |type2 = |previous2 = |next2 = |elects_howmany2 = |year3 = |abolished3 = |type3 = |previous3 = |next3 = |elects_howmany3 = |population = |electorate = 70,620 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[Mark Simmonds]] |party = Conservative Party (UK) |region = England |county = [[Lincolnshire]] |towns = |national = |westminster = |european = East Midlands }} '''Boston and Skegness''' is a [[county constituency]] represented in the [[British House of Commons|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) by the [[first past the post]] system of election. == Boundaries == Boston and Skegness is bordered by the constituencies of [[Louth and Horncastle (UK Parliament constituency)|Louth and Horncastle]] to the north, [[Sleaford and North Hykeham (UK Parliament constituency)|Sleaford and North Hykeham]] to the west, and [[South Holland and The Deepings (UK Parliament constituency)|South Holland and The Deepings]] to the south. The [[constituency]] boundaries changed at the [[United Kingdom general election, 2010|2010 general election]], bringing in the two rural wards of Stickey and Croft from [[Louth and Horncastle (UK Parliament constituency)|Louth and Horncastle.]] ==History== The constituency was created in 1997 from parts of the former seats of [[Holland with Boston (UK Parliament constituency)|Holland with Boston]] and [[East Lindsey (UK Parliament constituency)|East Lindsey]]. Parts of the more rural south were separated from Holland with Boston to create [[South Holland and The Deepings (UK Parliament constituency)|South Holland and The Deepings]]. It is a [[safe seat]] for the [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative Party]]. Despite this its first MP, [[Richard Body]], only held the seat at the [[United Kingdom general election, 1997|1997 general election]] with a wafer-thin majority, attributed in part to his own personal popularity. This was due to him having previously been the MP for Holland with Boston from 1966 to 1997. After retiring from Parliament Body left the [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservatives]] and joined the [[UK Independence Party]]. UKIP came third in Boston and Skegness in the 2005 election, with one of its strongest showings in the country. Body was succeeded by [[Mark Simmonds]] at the [[United Kingdom general election, 2001|2001 general election]]. The seat remained a marginal between the Conservatives and Labour until 2005, when Simmonds was re-elected with a substantially increased majority. After his re-election Simmonds was made Shadow Minister for International Development, before being promoted to a Shadow Health Minister in July 2007. He returned to the backbenches following the 2010 general election. == Members of Parliament == ''[[Holland with Boston (UK Parliament constituency)|Holland with Boston]] and [[East Lindsey (UK Parliament constituency)|East Lindsey]] prior to 1997'' {| class="wikitable" |- !colspan="2"|Election!!Member <ref name="rayment">{{Rayment-hc|b|4}}</ref> !Party |- |style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | ! scope="row" | [[United Kingdom general election, 1997|1997]] | [[Richard Body]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- | style="background-color: {{Conservative Party (UK)/meta/color}}" | ! scope="row" | [[United Kingdom general election, 2001|2001]] | [[Mark Simmonds]] | [[Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative]] |- |} == Elections == ===Elections in the 2010s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2010|General Election 2010]]: Boston and Skegness<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.boston.gov.uk/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1899&Itemid=3389|title=General Election candidates|date=7 May 2010|work=Boston and Skegness General Election 2010|publisher=Boston Borough Council|date=7 May 2010|accessdate=5 February 2011}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/election2010/results/constituency/a53.stm|title=UK > England > East Midlands > Boston & Skegness|date=7 May 2010|work=Election 2010|publisher=BBC|accessdate=12 May 2010}}</ref>}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Mark Jonathon Mortlock Simmonds|Mark Simmonds]] |votes = 21,325 |percentage = 49.4 |change = +3.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Paul Kenny |votes = 8,899 |percentage = 20.6 |change = &minus;11.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Philip Smith |votes = 6,371 |percentage = 14.8 |change = +6.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Christopher Pain <ref>This was UKIP's second best result of the election after the special case of [[Buckingham (UK Parliament constituency)|Buckingham]].</ref> |votes = 4,081 |percentage = 9.5 |change = &minus;0.1 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = David Owens |votes = 2,278 |percentage = 5.3 |change = +2.9 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Independent (politician) |candidate = Peter Wilson |votes = 171 |percentage = 0.4 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 12,426 |percentage = 28.8 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 43,125 |percentage = 61.1 |change = +2.2 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +7.0 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 2000s=== {{Election box begin | title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2005|General Election 2005]]: Boston and Skegness}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Mark Jonathon Mortlock Simmonds|Mark Simmonds]] |votes = 19,329 |percentage = 46.2 |change = +3.3 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Paul Kenny |votes = 13,422 |percentage = 32.1 |change = &minus;9.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Richard Horsnell |votes = 4,024 |percentage = 9.6 |change = +7.8 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Alan Riley |votes = 3,649 |percentage = 8.7 |change = &minus;3.7 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = British National Party |candidate = Wendy Russell |votes = 1,025 |percentage = 2.4 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Marcus Petz |votes = 420 |percentage = 1.0 |change = &minus;0.3 }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 5,907 |percentage = 14.1 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 41,869 |percentage = 58.8 |change = +0.5 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = +6.4 }} {{Election box end}} {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 2001|General Election 2001]]: Boston and Skegness}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Mark Jonathon Mortlock Simmonds|Mark Simmonds]] |votes = 17,298 |percentage = 42.9 |change = +0.5 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Elaine Bird |votes = 16,783 |percentage = 41.6 |change = +0.6 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Duncan Moffatt |votes = 4,994 |percentage = 12.4 |change = -4.2 }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = United Kingdom Independence Party |candidate = Cyril Wakefield |votes = 717 |percentage = 1.8 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Green Party of England and Wales |candidate = Mark Harrison |votes = 521 |percentage = 1.3 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 515 |percentage = 1.3 |change = }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 40,313 |percentage = 58.4 |change = -10.6 }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = -0.1 }} {{Election box end}} ===Elections in the 1990s=== {{Election box begin | |title=[[United Kingdom general election, 1997|General Election 1997]]: Boston and Skegness}} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Conservative Party (UK) |candidate = [[Richard Body]] |votes = 19,750 |percentage = 42.4 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Labour Party (UK) |candidate = Philip McCauley |votes = 19,103 |percentage = 41.0 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box candidate with party link| |party = Liberal Democrats (UK) |candidate = Jim Dodsworth |votes = 7,721 |percentage = 16.6 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box majority| |votes = 647 |percentage = 1.4 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box turnout| |votes = 46,574 |percentage = 68.9 |change = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box hold with party link| |winner = Conservative Party (UK) |swing = ''N/A'' }} {{Election box end}} == See also == * [[List of Parliamentary constituencies in Lincolnshire]] ==Notes and references== {{reflist}} {{Constituencies in the East Midlands}} {{coord|53.00|0.02|dim:55000_region:GB|display=title}} {{DEFAULTSORT:Boston And Skegness (Uk Parliament Constituency)}} [[Category:Parliamentary constituencies in Lincolnshire]] [[Category:United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1997]] [[ar:بوسطن وسكيغنيس (دائرة انتخابية في المملكة المتحدة)]] [[zh:波士頓和斯凱格內斯 (英國國會選區)]]
Bosworth (UK Parliament constituency) Bosworth {{Infobox UK constituency main |name = Bosworth |parliament = uk |map1 = Bosworth2007 |map2 = EnglandLeicestershire |map_entity = [[Leicestershire]] |map_year = |year = 1885 |abolished = |type = County |previous = [[South Leicestershire (UK Parliament constituency)|South Leicestershire]] |next = |electorate = 77,787 (December 2010)<ref>{{cite web| url=http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm|title=Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England|date=4 March 2011|work=2011 Electorate Figures|publisher=Boundary Commission for England|accessdate=13 March 2011}}</ref> |mp = [[David Tredinnick (politician)|David Tredinnick]] |party = Conservative Party (UK) |region = England |county = [[Leicestershire]] |european = East Midlands |towns = [[Hinckley]], [[Earl Shilton]] and [[Market Bosworth]] |elects_howmany = One }} '''Bosworth''' is a [[county constituency]] represented in the [[House of Commons of the United Kingdom|House of Commons]] of the [[Parliament of the United Kingdom]]. It elects one [[Member of Parliament]] (MP) by the [[first past the post]] system of election. ==Boundaries== Bosworth constituency covers approximately the same area as the [[borough]] of [[Hinckley and Bosworth]]. {{Expand section|date=June 2008}} ===Boundary review=== Following their review of parliamentary representation in [[Leicestershire]], the [[Boundary Commission for England]] have made only minor changes to the existing constituency arrangement. The modified Bosworth constituency is formed from the following electoral wards; *Ambien, [[Barlestone]], Nailstone and Osbaston, Barwell, [[Burbage, Leicestershire|Burbage]] St Catherines and Lash Hill, Burbage Sketchley and Stretton, Cadeby, Carlton and [[Market Bosworth]] with Shackerstone, Earl Shilton, [[Hinckley Castle]], Hinckley Clarendon, Hinckley De Montfort, Hinckley Trinity, Markfield, Stanton and Fieldhead, Newbold Verdon with Desford and Peckleton, Ratby, Bagworth and Thornton, and Twycross and Witherley with Sheepy. These boundaries were first contested in [[UK general election 2010|2010]]. ==History== The Western, or Bosworth, division was created in 1885, and included part of the Ashby de la Zouch [[petty sessional division]] and all of the Market Bosworth petty sessional division. It was redefined in 1918, covering the urban districts of [[Coalville]] and [[Hinckley]], the rural districts of [[Hinckley Rural District|Hinckley]] and [[Market Bosworth Rural District|Market Bosworth]] and the parish of [[Bardon]] from [[Ashby de la Zouch Rural District|Ashby RD]]. Hinckley RD was abolished in the 1930s, and in 1948 and 1970 the Bosw