Blackley and Broughton (UK Parliament constituency)

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Coordinates: 53°30′36″N 2°12′07″W / 53.510°N 2.202°W / 53.510; -2.202

Blackley and Broughton
Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
Outline map
Boundary of Blackley and Broughton in Greater Manchester.
Outline map
Location of Greater Manchester within England.
County Greater Manchester
Electorate 69,006 (December 2010)[1]
Current constituency
Created 2010
Member of Parliament Graham Stringer (Labour)
Number of members One
Created from Manchester Blackley and part of Salford.
Overlaps
European Parliament constituency North West England

Blackley and Broughton /ˈblkli ænd brɔːtən/ is a constituency[n 1] represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since its creation in 2010 by Graham Stringer of the Labour Party.[n 2]

Boundaries[edit]

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 Salford and Manchester. The constituency of Blackley and Broughton is the successor seat to 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[edit]

Election Member[2] Party
2010 Graham Stringer Labour

Elections[edit]

Elections in the 2010s[edit]

General Election 2010: Blackley and Broughton[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Graham Stringer* 18,563 54.3 -8.2
Conservative James Edsberg 6,260 18.3 +5.3
Liberal Democrat William Hobhouse 4,861 14.2 -4.9
BNP Derek Adams 2,469 7.2 N/A
Respect Kay Phillips 996 2.9 N/A
UKIP Robert Willescroft 894 2.6 -2.7
Christian Shafiq uz Zaman 161 0.5 N/A
Majority 12,303 36.0
Turnout 34,204 49.7 +3.8
* Served as an MP in the 2005–2010 Parliament

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