Gateshead East (UK Parliament constituency)
|Election results are missing from this article.|
|for the House of Commons|
|County||County Durham until 1974, then Tyne and Wear|
|Number of members||One|
|Replaced by||Gateshead East & Washington West, Tyne Bridge and Jarrow|
Gateshead East was a parliamentary constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It elected one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election.
Gateshead East, as could be inferred from the name, formed the eastern part of the Borough of Gateshead in Tyne and Wear. In 1997, it was largely replaced by the new constituency of Gateshead East and Washington West, with smaller areas going to Tyne Bridge and Jarrow.
Members of Parliament
|1997||constituency abolished: see Gateshead East & Washington West,
Tyne Bridge and Jarrow
Elections in the 1990s
|General Election 1992: Gateshead East|
|Liberal Democrat||Ron W.A.L. Beadle||5,720||12.1||−4.8|
Notes and references
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "G" (part 1)[self-published source][better source needed]
- "Politics Resources". Election 1992. Politics Resources. 9 April 1992. Retrieved 2010-12-06.