Stoke-on-Trent Central (UK Parliament constituency)


Stoke-on-Trent Central (UK Parliament constituency)

UK constituency infobox
Name = Stoke-on-Trent Central
Type = Borough
Map1 = StokeOnTrentCentral
Map2 = Staffordshire
Entity = Staffordshire
Year = 1950
MP = Mark Fisher
Party = Labour
County = Staffordshire
EP = West Midlands

Stoke-on-Trent Central is a borough 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.

The constituency was created for the 1950 general election, and has returned only Labour MPs to date.

Boundaries

The latest boundaries, changed since the 2005 election include the following wards: "Abbey Green", "Bentilee and Townsend", "Berryhill and Hanley East", "Hanley West and Shelton", "Hartshill and Penkhull", "Northwood and Birches Head" and "Stoke and Trent Vale". [cite news | first= | last= | coauthors= | title=New seat: Stoke-on-Trent Central | date= | publisher= | url =http://www.electoralcalculus.co.uk/cgi-bin/calcwork.pl?seat=Stoke-on-Trent%20Central | work =Electoral Calculus | pages = | accessdate = 2008-09-22 | language = ]

Members of Parliament

Election results

Elections in the 2000s

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Mark Fisher
votes =
percentage =
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = John Redfern
votes =
percentage =
change =

Election box begin
title=General Election 2005: Stoke-on-Trent Central
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Mark Fisher
votes = 14,760
percentage = 52.9
change = -7.7
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = John Redfern
votes = 4,986
percentage = 17.9
change = +3.3
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Esther Baroudy
votes = 4,823
percentage = 17.3
change = -1.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = British National Party
candidate = Michael Coleman
votes = 2,178
percentage = 7.8
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Joseph Bonfiglio
votes = 914
percentage = 3.3
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Socialist Party (England and Wales)
candidate = Jim Cessford
votes = 246
percentage = 0.9
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 9,774
percentage = 35.0
change = -6.7
Election box turnout
votes = 27,907
percentage = 48.4
change = +1.0
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing = -5.5

Election box begin
title=General Election 2001: Stoke-on-Trent Central
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Mark Fisher
votes = 17,170
percentage = 60.6
change = -5.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Jill Clark
votes = 5,352
percentage = 18.9
change = +2.2
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Gavin Webb
votes = 4,148
percentage = 14.6
change = +2.7
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Richard Wise
votes = 1,657
percentage = 5.8
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 11,818
percentage = 41.7
change = -7.8
Election box turnout
votes = 28,327
percentage = 47.4
change = -15.1
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing = -3.9

Elections in the 1990s

Election box begin
title=General Election 1997: Stoke-on-Trent Central
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Mark Fisher
votes = 26,662
percentage = 66.2
change = +8.2
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Neil Jones
votes = 6,738
percentage = 16.7
change = -12.2
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Edward Fordham
votes = 4,809
percentage = 11.9
change = -1.7
Election box candidate with party link
party = Referendum Party
candidate = P Stanyer
votes = 1,071
percentage = 2.7
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = British National Party
candidate = M Coleman
votes = 606
percentage = 1.5
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK, 1989)
candidate = F Oborski
votes = 359
percentage = 0.9
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 19,924
percentage = 49.5
change = +19.2
Election box turnout
votes = 40,245
percentage = 62.8
change = -5.3
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing = +10.4

Election box begin
title=General Election 1992: Stoke-on-Trent Central
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Mark Fisher
votes = 25,897
percentage = 58.0
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Nick Gibb
votes = 12,477
percentage = 27.9
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Martin Dent
votes = 6,073
percentage = 13.6
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Natural Law Party
candidate = N Pullen
votes = 196
percentage = 0.4
change =
Election box majority
votes = 13,420
percentage = 30.3
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 44,643
percentage = 68.1
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

ee also

*List of Parliamentary constituencies in Staffordshire

References


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