Christchurch and Lymington (UK Parliament constituency)

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Christchurch and Lymington
Former constituency
for the House of Commons
February 1974 (February 1974)1983 (1983)
Number of members One

Christchurch and Lymington was a parliamentary constituency centred on the towns of Christchurch and Lymington in Hampshire. 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 Christchurch constituency.

Boundaries[edit]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
Feb 1974 Robert Adley Conservative
1983 constituency abolished

Election results[edit]

General Election 1979: Christchurch and Lymington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert Adley 29,817 66.01
Liberal F. Harrison 7,654 16.95
Labour L.K. Hatts 6,722 14.88
Ecology J. Keeling 975 2.16
Majority 22,163 49.07
Turnout 77.63
Conservative hold Swing
General Election October 1974: Christchurch and Lymington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert Adley 23,728 57.42
Liberal J. Madeley 9,838 23.81
Labour L.K. Hatts 7,759 16.70
Majority 13,890 33.61
Turnout 74.73
Conservative hold Swing
General Election February 1974: Christchurch and Lymington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert Adley 25,908 58.02
Liberal M. Kyrle 11,274 25.25
Labour B.S. Reed 7,471 16.73
Majority 14,634 32.77
Turnout 81.22
Conservative hold Swing N/A


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