Redditch (UK Parliament constituency)


Redditch (UK Parliament constituency)

UK constituency infobox
Name = Redditch
Map1 = Redditch
Map2 = Worcestershire
Type = Borough
Year = 1997
Entity = Worcestershire
County = Worcestershire
EP = West Midlands
MP = Jacqui Smith
Party = Labour

Redditch is a constituency represented in the 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 following major changes to the Mid Worcestershire constituency.

The current incumbent is the Home Secretary Jacqui Smith.

Boundaries

This seat contains the whole of the borough of Redditch. To make the size of the constituency suitable, the nearby villages of Inkberrow, Cookhill and Feckenham were included upon the constituency's creation [ [http://www.jacquismithmp.co.uk/a4ae2cc0-85ed-a2c4-1dd1-ab167538ba17 Letter from Jacqui Smith to the Boundary Commission] ] in 1997.

Members of Parliament

* 1997 — "present": Jacqui Smith, Labour

Election results

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Karen Lumley
votes =
percentage =
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Jonathan Oakton
votes =
percentage =
change =
Election box candidate with party link|
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Jacqui Smith
votes =
percentage =
change =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Jacqui Smith
votes = 18,012
percentage = 44.7
change = −0.9
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Karen Lumley
votes = 15,296
percentage = 38.0
change = −0.9
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Nigel Hicks
votes = 5,602
percentage = 13.9
change = +3.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = John Paul Ison
votes = 1,381
percentage = 3.4
change = 0.0
Election box majority
votes = 2,716
percentage = 6.7
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 40,291
percentage = 62.8
change = +3.6
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing = 0.0

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Jacqueline Smith
votes = 16,899
percentage = 45.6
change = -4.2
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Karen Lumley
votes = 14,415
percentage = 38.9
change = +2.8
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Michael Ashall
votes = 3,808
percentage = 10.3
change = -0.7
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = George Flynn
votes = 1,259
percentage = 3.4
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green Party of England and Wales
candidate = Richard Armstrong
votes = 651
percentage = 1.8
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 2,484
percentage = 6.7
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 37,032
percentage = 59.2
change = -14.3
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Jacqueline Smith
votes = 22,280
percentage = 49.8
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Anthea McIntyre
votes = 16,155
percentage = 36.1
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Malcolm Hall
votes = 4,935
percentage = 11.0
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Referendum Party
candidate = R. Cox
votes = 1,151
percentage = 3.4
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Natural Law Party
candidate = P. Davis
votes = 227
percentage = 0.5
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 6,125
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 =

See also

* List of Parliamentary constituencies in Herefordshire and Worcestershire

References


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