Birmingham Sparkbrook (UK Parliament constituency)
|Former Borough constituency|
|for the House of Commons|
|Number of members||One|
|Replaced by||Birmingham Sparkbrook & Small Heath|
Birmingham, Sparkbrook was a parliamentary constituency centred on the Sparkbrook area of Birmingham. It returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, elected by the first past the post system.
The constituency was created for the 1918 general election, and abolished for the 1997 general election, when it was partly replaced by the new Birmingham Sparkbrook and Small Heath constituency.
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From 1983 to 1997 the constituency was made up of three electoral wards of the City of Birmingham: Fox Hollies, Sparkbrook, and Sparkhill.
Members of Parliament
The seat's most high-profile MP was Roy Hattersley, who represented it for over 30 years and was Deputy Leader of the Labour Party from 1983 to 1992. He retired in 1997, and his old seat was abolished, the replacement constituency being won by Roger Godsiff.
|1918||Leo Amery||Coalition Conservative|
|1997||constituency abolished: see Birmingham Sparkbrook and Small Heath|
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Elections in the 1990s
|General Election 1992: Birmingham Sparkbrook|
|Conservative||Mohammed J. Khamisa||8,544||24.8||−0.9|
|Liberal Democrat||David J. Parry||3,028||8.8||−2.5|
|Green||Charles J. Alldrick||833||2.4||+0.9|
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "S" (part 4)[self-published source][better source needed]
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