Coventry South East (UK Parliament constituency)
|Coventry South East|
|Former Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
|Number of members||One|
|Replaced by||Coventry South, Coventry North East|
1974-1983: The County Borough of Coventry wards of Binley and Willenhall, Godiva, Lower Stoke, and St Michael's.
1983-1997: The City of Coventry wards of Binley and Willenhall, Cheylesmore, Lower Stoke, and St Michael's.
For its entire existence the constituency included Coventry city centre, which had previously been part of the Coventry South seat; in 1997 the city centre was transferred to the re-created Coventry South constituency, with Jim Cunningham being elected as MP.
Members of Parliament
|Feb 1974||Bill Wilson||Labour|
|1997||constituency abolished: see Coventry South and Coventry North East|
Elections in the 1990s
|General Election 1992: Coventry South East|
|Conservative||Mrs. Martine Hyams||10,591||28.99||-0.9|
|Independent Labour||Dave Nellist||10,551||28.88||N/A|
|Liberal Democrat||Tony Armstrong||3,318||9.08||N/A|
|National Front||Norman Douglas William Tomkinson||173||0.5||N/A|
Elections in the 1980s
|General Election 1987: Coventry South East|
|Social Democratic||Frank Devine||8,095||21.38||-3.64|
|General Election 1983: Coventry South East|
|SDP–Liberal Alliance||G. Kilby||9,323||25.02|
Notes and references
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "C" (part 6)[self-published source][better source needed]
- "UK General Election results April 1992". Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources. Retrieved 19 March 2011.
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