Carlton (UK Parliament constituency)

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Carlton
Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
County Nottinghamshire
Major settlements Carlton
19501983
Number of members One
Replaced by Gedling constituency

Carlton was a constituency in Nottinghamshire which returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1950 until it was abolished for the 1983 general election. It was then partly replaced by the new Gedling constituency.

Boundaries[edit]

1950-1974: The Urban Districts of Arnold and Carlton; the Rural District of Bingham; and the parishes of Burton Joyce, Calverton, Lambley, Stoke Bardolph, and Woodborough in the Rural District of Basford.

1974-1983: The Urban Districts of Arnold and Carlton; and the parishes of Bestwood Park, Burton Joyce, Calverton, Lambley, Linby, Newstead, Papplewick, Stoke Bardolph, and Woodborough in the Rural District of Basford.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1950 Sir Kenneth Pickthorn Conservative
1966 Philip Holland Conservative
1983 constituency abolished: see Gedling

Elections[edit]

Elections in the 1950s[edit]

General Election 1950: [1]

Electorate 55,008

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kenneth William Murray Pickthorn
Labour Florence Beatrice Paton
Liberal Cornelius Charles Kirk
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
General Election 1951: [2]

Electorate

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Labour
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
General Election 1955: [3]

Electorate

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Labour
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
General Election 1959: [4]

Electorate

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Elections in the 1960s[edit]

General Election 1964: [5]

Electorate

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour
Conservative
Liberal
Majority
Turnout
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
General Election 1966: [6]

Electorate

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour
Conservative
Liberal
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Elections in the 1970s[edit]

General Election 1970: [7]

Electorate

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal
Majority
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1950-1973 by FWS Craig
  2. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1950-1973 by FWS Craig
  3. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1950-1973 by FWS Craig
  4. ^ F W S Craig, British Parliamentary Election Results 1950-1973; Political Reference Publications, Glasgow 1973
  5. ^ F W S Craig, British Parliamentary Election Results 1950-1973; Political Reference Publications, Glasgow 1973
  6. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1950-1973 by FWS Craig
  7. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1950-1973 by FWS Craig