Carshalton (UK Parliament constituency)

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Carshalton
Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
19451983
Number of members one
Replaced by Carshalton and Wallington
Created from Mitcham

Carshalton was a parliamentary constituency centred on the Carshalton suburb of London, in what is now the London Borough of Sutton. It returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

The constituency was created for the 1945 general election, from part of the Mitcham seat, and abolished for the 1983 general election, when it was largely replaced by the new constituency of Carshalton and Wallington.

Boundaries[edit]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1945 Antony Head Conservative
1960 by-election Walter Elliot Conservative
Feb 1974 Robert Carr Conservative
1976 by-election Nigel Forman Conservative
1983 constituency abolished: see Carshalton and Wallington

Election results[edit]

General Election 1979: Carshalton[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nigel Forman 26,492 51.3
Labour MG Ormerod 16,121 31.22
Liberal J Hatherley 8,112 15.71
National Front Terry Denville-Faulkner 919 1.78
Majority 10,371 3.8
Turnout 51,645 76.79
Carshalton North by-election 1976[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nigel Forman 20,753 51.69 +6.29
Labour Colin Blau 11,021 27.49 -10.46
Liberal John Hatherley 6,028 15.01 -1.65
National Front Terry Denville-Faulkner[3] 1,851 4.61
Conservative Anti-Common Market Reginald Simmerson 251 0.63
Logic Party William Dunmore 133 0.33
Air, Road, Public Safety, White Resident Bill Boaks 115 0.29
Turnout 40,152
General Election October 1974: Carshalton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert Carr 22538 45.4 0.9
Labour BF Atherton 18840 38 3.8
Liberal HMG Smallbone 8272 16.7 -4.7
Majority 3698 7.4
Turnout 49650 74.3 -8.6

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