Birmingham Perry Barr (UK Parliament constituency)

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Coordinates: 52°31′30″N 1°54′15″W / 52.5249°N 1.9042°W / 52.5249; -1.9042

Birmingham, Perry Barr
Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
Outline map
Boundary of Birmingham, Perry Barr in Birmingham.
Outline map
Location of Birmingham within England.
County West Midlands
Electorate 71,794 (December 2010)[1]
Current constituency
Created 1950
Member of Parliament Khalid Mahmood (Labour)
Number of members One
Overlaps
European Parliament constituency West Midlands

Birmingham, Perry Barr is a constituency[n 1] of part of the city of Birmingham represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2001 by Khalid Mahmood of the Labour Party.[n 2]

Boundaries[edit]

The constituency covers a broad area of north-west Birmingham comprising the electoral wards of:

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member[2] Party
1950 Cecil Charles Poole Labour
1955 Charles Howell Labour
1964 Dr Wyndham Davies Conservative
1966 Christopher Price Labour
1970 Joseph Kinsey Conservative
Feb 1974 Jeff Rooker Labour
2001 Khalid Mahmood Labour

Elections[edit]

Elections in the 2010s[edit]

General Election 2010: Birmingham Perry Barr[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Khalid Mahmood 21,142 50.3 +4.0
Liberal Democrat Karen Hamilton 9,234 22.0 −4.2
Conservative William G.D. Norton 8,960 21.3 +4.0
UKIP Melvin J. Ward 1,675 4.0 +1.6
Socialist Labour John Tyrrell 527 1.3 −1.0
Christian Deborah Hey-Smith 507 1.2 +1.2
Majority 11,908 28.3
Turnout 42,045 59.0 +5.1
Labour hold Swing +4.1

Elections in the 2000s[edit]

General Election 2005: Birmingham Perry Barr
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Khalid Mahmood 18,269 47.0 +0.5
Liberal Democrat Jon P.A. Hunt 10,321 26.5 +3.6
Conservative Naweed Khan 6,513 16.7 −6.4
Respect Dr Mohammad Naseem 2,173 5.6 N/A
Socialist Labour Rajinder Clair 890 2.3 −1.8
UKIP Miss Bimla Balu 745 1.9 +1.0
Majority 7,948 20.5
Turnout 38,911 55.5 +2.9
Labour hold Swing
General Election 2001: Birmingham Perry Barr
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Khalid Mahmood 17,415 46.5 −16.5
Conservative David Binns 8,662 23.1 +1.4
Liberal Democrat Jon P.A. Hunt 8,566 22.9 +13.0
Socialist Labour Avtar S. Jouhl 1,544 4.1 N/A
Socialist Alliance Miss Caroline N. Johnson 465 1.2 N/A
UKIP Miss Natalya Nattrass 352 0.9 N/A
Marxist Party Michael F. Roche 221 0.6 N/A
Muslim Party Robert L. Davidson 192 0.5 N/A
Majority 8,753 23.4
Turnout 37,417 52.6 −11.9
Labour hold Swing

Elections in the 1990s[edit]

General Election 1997: Birmingham Perry Barr
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jeff Rooker 28,921 63.0 +12.8
Conservative Andrew P. Dunnett 9,964 21.7 −14.9
Liberal Democrat Ray G. Hassall 4,523 9.9 −0.3
Referendum Party Saeed Mahmood 843 1.8 N/A
Liberal Alasdair Baxter 718 1.6 N/A
BNP Lee Windridge 544 1.2 N/A
Independent Avtar S. Panesar 374 0.8 N/A
Majority 18,957 41.3
Turnout 45,887 64.5 −7.1
Labour hold Swing +13.9
General Election 1992: Birmingham Perry Barr[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jeff Rooker 27,507 53.2 +2.8
Conservative Graham G. Green 18,917 36.6 −0.3
Liberal Democrat Toby P.J.G. Philpott 5,261 10.2 −2.5
Majority 8,590 16.6 +3.1
Turnout 51,685 71.6 +2.0
Labour hold Swing +1.6

Elections in the 1980s[edit]

General Election 1987: Birmingham Perry Barr[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jeff Rooker 25,894 50.4 −2.1
Conservative J.D.B. Taylor 18,961 36.9 −1.3
Liberal D.D. Webb 6,514 12.7 +3.4
Majority 6,933 13.5
Turnout 51,369 69.6 +0.4
Labour hold Swing −0.4
General Election 1983: Birmingham Perry Barr[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jeff Rooker 27,061 52.5 +4.9
Conservative Michael Portillo 19,659 38.2 −8.1
Liberal C.E.G. Williams 4,773 9.3 +4.7
Majority 7,402 14.4
Turnout 51,493 69.2 −6.6
Labour hold Swing +6.5

Elections in the 1970s[edit]

General Election 1979: Birmingham Perry Barr[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jeff Rooker 18,674 47.6 +0.1
Conservative Joseph Kinsey 18,183 46.3 +7.1
Liberal O.L. Griffiths 1,811 4.6 −6.4
National Front Keith Axon 582 1.5 −0.6
Majority 491 1.2
Turnout 39,250 75.8 +2.4
Labour hold Swing −3.5
General Election October 1974: Birmingham Perry Barr[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jeff Rooker 18,291 47.5 +3.5
Conservative Joseph Kinsey 15,087 39.2 +0.1
Liberal K.J. Hovers 4,231 11.0 −3.8
National Front R.J. Warren 826 2.1 +0.0
More Prosperous Britain Tom Keen 86 0.2 N/A
Majority 3,204 8.3
Turnout 38,521 73.4 −4.9
Labour hold Swing +1.7
General Election February 1974: Birmingham Perry Barr[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jeff Rooker 17,960 44.0 −4.2
Conservative Joseph Kinsey 15,937 39.1 −12.7
Liberal Kenneth John Hovers 6,044 14.8 N/A
National Front Arthur Cosham Shorthouse 853 2.1 N/A
Majority 2,023 5.0
Turnout 40,794 78.3 +7.7
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +4.3
General Election 1970: Birmingham Perry Barr[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Joseph Kinsey 18,083 51.8 +6.8
Labour Christopher Price 16,817 48.2 −6.8
Majority 1,266 3.6
Turnout 34,900 70.6 −5.6
Conservative gain from Labour Swing +6.8

Elections in the 1960s[edit]

General Election 1966: Birmingham Perry Barr[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Christopher Price 20,222 55.0 +5.5
Conservative Wyndham Davies 16,557 45.0 −4.5
Majority 3,665 10.0
Turnout 36,779 76.2 +1.3
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +5.5
General Election 1964: Birmingham Perry Barr[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Wyndham Davies 18,483 50.5 +8.3
Labour Charles Howell 18,156 49.5 +6.9
Majority 327 0.9
Turnout 36,639 74.9 −3.6
Conservative gain from Labour Swing +0.7

Elections in the 1950s[edit]

General Election 1959: Birmingham Perry Barr[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Charles Howell 16,811 42.6 −8.4
Conservative S.C. Greatrix 16,628 42.2 −4.3
Liberal W. Lawler 5,611 14.2 N/A
Communist H. Pearce 424 1.1 −1.4
Majority 183 0.5
Turnout 39,474 78.5 +5.7
Labour hold Swing −2.1
General Election 1955: Birmingham Perry Barr[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Charles Howell 18,732 51.0 −7.1
Conservative F.B. Hingston 17,052 46.5 +4.5
Communist H. Pearce 928 2.5 N/A
Majority 1,680 4.6
Turnout 36,712 72.8 −8.3
Labour hold Swing −5.8
General Election 1951: Birmingham Perry Barr[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Cecil Charles Poole 23,322 58.1 +1.5
Conservative S.A. Ward 16,855 42.0 +4.9
Majority 6,467 16.1
Turnout 40,177 81.1 −1.9
Labour hold Swing −1.7
General Election 1950: Birmingham Perry Barr[17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Cecil Charles Poole 23,178 56.6 N/A
Conservative E. Boyle 15,172 37.1 N/A
Liberal F.N. Hinks 2,581 6.3 N/A
Majority 8,006 19.6 N/A
Turnout 40,931 83.0 N/A
Labour win (new seat)

See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ A borough constituency (for the purposes of election expenses and type of returning officer)
  2. ^ As with all constituencies, the constituency elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election at least every five years.
References
  1. ^ "Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England". 2011 Electorate Figures. Boundary Commission for England. 4 March 2011. Retrieved 13 March 2011. 
  2. ^ Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "P" (part 1)[self-published source][better source needed]
  3. ^ Statement of Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll 2010
  4. ^ Birmingham City Council: General Election 2010
  5. ^ "UK General Election results April 1992". Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources. Politics Resources. 9 April 1992. Retrieved 2010-12-06. 
  6. ^ "UK General Election results June 1992". Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources. Politics Resources. 11 June 1987. Retrieved 2012-12-24. 
  7. ^ "UK General Election results June 1983". Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources. Politics Resources. 9 June 1983. Retrieved 2012-12-24. 
  8. ^ "UK General Election results May 1979". Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources. Politics Resources. 28 May 1979. Retrieved 2012-12-24. 
  9. ^ "UK General Election results October 1974". Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources. Politics Resources. 10 October 1974. Retrieved 2012-12-24. 
  10. ^ "UK General Election results February 1974". Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources. Politics Resources. 28 February 1974. Retrieved 2012-12-24. 
  11. ^ "UK General Election results June 1970". Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources. Politics Resources. 18 June 1970. Retrieved 2012-12-24. 
  12. ^ "UK General Election results March 1966". Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources. Politics Resources. 31 March 1966. Retrieved 2012-12-24. 
  13. ^ "UK General Election results October 1964". Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources. Politics Resources. 15 October 1964. Retrieved 2012-12-24. 
  14. ^ "UK General Election results October 1959". Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources. Politics Resources. 8 October 1959. Retrieved 2012-12-24. 
  15. ^ "UK General Election results May 1955". Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources. Politics Resources. 26 May 1955. Retrieved 2012-12-24. 
  16. ^ "UK General Election results October 1951". Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources. Politics Resources. 25 October 1951. Retrieved 2012-12-24. 
  17. ^ "UK General Election results February 1950". Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources. Politics Resources. 23 February 1974. Retrieved 2012-12-24. 

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