Kingston upon Hull West (UK Parliament constituency)

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Kingston upon Hull West
Former Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
Major settlements Kingston upon Hull
19181997
Number of members One
Replaced by Hull West & Hessle
18851918
Number of members One
Type of constituency Borough constituency
Created from Kingston upon Hull

Kingston upon Hull West was a borough constituency in Kingston upon Hull which returned one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1885 until it was abolished for the 1918 general election.

It was recreated for the 1955 general election and abolished again for the 1997 general election. It was then replaced by the new Hull West and Hessle constituency.

History[edit]

Boundaries[edit]

Members of Parliament[edit]

MPs 1885–1918[edit]

Election Member [1] Party [2]
1885 Charles Henry Wilson Liberal
1906 Charles Henry Wellesley Wilson Liberal
1907 by-election Guy Greville Wilson Liberal
1918 constituency abolished

MPs 1955–1997[edit]

Election Member [1] Party
1955 Mark Hewitson Labour
1964 James Johnson Labour
1983 Stuart Randall Labour
1997 constituency abolished: see Hull West & Hessle

Elections[edit]

Elections in the 1990s[edit]

General Election 1992: Hull West[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Stuart Randall 21,139 57.3 +5.4
Conservative Donald M. Stewart 10,554 28.6 −1.7
Liberal Democrat Robert D. Tress 4,867 13.2 −4.5
Natural Law Barry J. Franklin 308 0.8 +0.8
Majority 10,585 28.7 +7.1
Turnout 36,868 65.7 −1.9
Labour hold Swing +3.5

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "H" (part 4)[self-published source][better source needed]
  2. ^ Craig, F. W. S. (1989) [1974]. British parliamentary election results 1885–1918 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 130. ISBN 0-900178-27-2. 
  3. ^ "Politics Resources". Election 1992. Politics Resources. 9 April 1992. Retrieved 6 Dec 2010.