Cleethorpes (UK Parliament constituency)
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|for the House of Commons|
Boundary of Cleethorpes in Humberside.
Location of Humberside within England.
|County||North East Lincolnshire|
|Electorate||70,895 (December 2010)|
|Member of Parliament||Martin Vickers (Conservative)|
|Number of members||One|
|Created from||Brigg & Cleethorpes|
|European Parliament constituency||Yorkshire and the Humber|
Cleethorpes is since 2001 has been a marginal seat and is a large part-rural, part-urban seat on the coast in Lincolnshire surrounding Grimsby and north of Skegness, since its inception in 1997 fought, in first and second place, by Labour and Conservative candidates. To the west is Brigg and Goole and to the northwest is Hull.
It is made up of 7 wards of North East Lincolnshire: -Immingham (suburban / council estate mix, heavy industry) -Wolds (rural / suburban mix) -Waltham (suburban) -Humberston & New Waltham (suburban) -Haverstoe (suburban) -Croft Baker (terrace / suburban mix) -Sidney Sussex (terraced houses)
And 2 wards of North Lincolnshire: -Ferry (rural / suburban mix) -Barton-upon-Humber (suburban / council estate mix)
Members of Parliament
Previously the Cleethorpes constituency was wholly within the Brigg and Cleethorpes constituency.
Elections in the 2010s
|General Election 2010: Cleethorpes|
|Liberal Democrat||Malcolm Morland||8,192||18.2||+3.5|
|Conservative gain from Labour||Swing||+7.8|
Elections in the 2000s
|General Election 2005: Cleethorpes|
|Liberal Democrat||Geoff Lowis||6,437||14.8||+2.8|
|General Election 2001: Cleethorpes|
|Liberal Democrat||Gordon Smith||5,080||12.0||+0.6|
Elections in the 1990s
|General Election 1997: Cleethorpes|
|Liberal Democrat||K. Melton||5,746||11.4||N/A|
|Referendum Party||J. Berry||894||3.5||N/A|
|Labour gain from Conservative||Swing|
Notes and references
- "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 "C" (part 4)[self-published source][better source needed]
- "Cleethorpes". BBC News. Retrieved 7 May 2010.