Bromsgrove and Redditch (UK Parliament constituency)

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Bromsgrove and Redditch
Former constituency
for the House of Commons
February 1974–1983
Number of members one

Bromsgrove and Redditch was a parliamentary constituency centred on the towns of Bromsgrove and Redditch in Worcestershire. It returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

The constituency was created for the February 1974 general election, and abolished for the 1983 general election, when it was largely replaced by the new Bromsgrove constituency.

Boundaries[edit]

The urban districts of Bromsgrove and Redditch; and the rural district of Bromsgrove.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
Feb 1974 Hal Miller Conservative
1983 constituency abolished: see Bromsgrove

Election results[edit]

General Election 1979: Bromsgrove and Redditch
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Hal Miller 44,621 54.30
Labour TAG Davis 28,736 34.97
Liberal Nigel Philips 8,066 9.82
National Front BA Deakin 752 0.92
Majority 15,885 19.33
Turnout 78.73
Conservative hold Swing
General Election October 1974: Bromsgrove and Redditch
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Hal Miller 31,153 44.56
Labour TAG Davis 29,085 41.60
Liberal P Kelway 9,679 13.84
Majority 2,068 2.96
Turnout 79.59
Conservative hold Swing
General Election February 1974: Bromsgrove and Redditch
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Hal Miller 33,125 45.14
Labour TAG Davis 29,536 40.25
Liberal GE Cartwright 10,726 14.62
Majority 3,589 4.89
Turnout 84.28
Conservative hold Swing

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