Brigg and Goole (UK Parliament constituency)
|Brigg and Goole|
|for the House of Commons|
Boundary of Brigg and Goole in the vicinity of the Humber.
|County||North Lincolnshire, East Riding of Yorkshire|
|Electorate||66,734 (December 2010)|
|Major settlements||Brigg and Goole|
|Member of Parliament||Andrew Percy (Conservative)|
|Number of members||One|
|Created from||Boothferry, Glanford & Scunthorpe and Brigg & Cleethorpes|
|European Parliament constituency||Yorkshire and the Humber|
In 2010 Andrew Percy won the Brigg and Goole constituency for the first time at the 2010 general election, ending 13 years of representation by the Labour Party. The Liberal Democrats amassed their largest share of the vote since the seat's creation in 1997.
In the 2011 local elections the Conservatives made further progress, winning 3 seats from Labour and one from the Independents. The Conservatives now have 15 councillors, compared to 5 for Labour (2 gains from the Liberal Dems) and one Independent. The Conservatives also increased their share of vote compared to 2007.
Members of Parliament
Elections in the 2010s
|General Election 2015: Brigg and Goole |
|Labour||Jacky Crawford |
|Conservative||Andrew Percy |
|General Election 2010: Brigg and Goole|
|Liberal Democrat||Richard Nixon||6,414||14.6||+1.4|
|Conservative gain from Labour||Swing||9.8%|
Elections in the 2000s
|General Election 2005: Brigg and Goole|
|Liberal Democrat||Gary Johnson||5,690||13.4||+4.2|
|General Election 2001: Brigg and Goole|
|Conservative||Donald M. Stewart||16,105||39.2||+2.7|
|Liberal Democrat||David P. Nolan||3,796||9.2||-0.8|
|Socialist Labour||Michael A. Kenny||399||1.0||N/A|
Elections in the 1990s
|General Election 1997: Brigg and Goole|
|Conservative||Donald M. Stewart||17,104||36.5||N/A|
|Liberal Democrat||Mary-Rose Hardy||4,692||10.0||N/A|
|Referendum Party||Derek M. Rigby||1,513||3.2||N/A|
|Labour win (new seat)|
Notes and references
- A county constituency (for the purposes of election expenses and type of returning officer)
- 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.
- Conservatives gained Wards including: Burringham and Gunness and the Snaith, Airmyn, Rawcliffe and The Marshlands in the 2007 elections.
- "Electorate Figures – Boundary Commission for England". 2011 Electorate Figures. Boundary Commission for England. 4 March 2011. Retrieved 13 March 2011.
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "B" (part 5)[self-published source][better source needed]
- "UK > England > Yorkshire & the Humber > Brigg & Goole". Election 2010. BBC. 7 May 2010. Retrieved 11 May 2010.