Leeds South East (UK Parliament constituency)

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Leeds South East
Former Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
Number of members one

Leeds South East was a borough constituency in the city of Leeds in West Yorkshire. It returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

The constituency was created for the 1918 general election, and abolished for the 1983 general election.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1918 James O'Grady Labour
1924 Henry Slesser Labour
1929 by-election James Milner Labour
1952 by-election Denis Healey Labour
1955 Alice Bacon Labour
1970 Stan Cohen Labour
1983 constituency abolished

Election results[edit]

Mary Grant
General Election 1922: Leeds South East[1]

Electorate 35,074

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour James O'Grady 13,676 58.9 n/a
Liberal Mary Pollock Grant 9,554 41.1 n/a
Majority 4,122 17.8 n/a
Turnout 66.2 n/a
Labour hold Swing n/a


  1. ^ British Parliamentary Election Results 1918-1949, FWS Craig