Morley and Rothwell (UK Parliament constituency)
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|Morley and Rothwell|
|Former Borough constituency|
|for the House of Commons|
Boundary of Morley and Rothwell in West Yorkshire for the 2005 general election.
Location of West Yorkshire within England.
|Major settlements||Morley, Rothwell, Middleton|
|Number of members||One|
|Replaced by||Elmet and Rothwell, Morley and Outwood, Leeds Central|
Morley and Rothwell 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.
The City of Leeds wards of Middleton, Morley North, Morley South, and Rothwell.
Following their review of parliamentary representation in West Yorkshire, the Boundary Commission for England have created a number of modified constituencies as a consequence of a falling population.
A new constituency of Elmet and Rothwell has been created to move Rothwell from this seat. The successor seat to Morley and Rothwell is Morley and Outwood, which attaches wards from Wakefield to the Morley area. Middleton is being transferred to the Leeds Central seat.
Members of Parliament
|2010||Constituency abolished: see Morley and Outwood,
Elmet and Rothwell and Leeds Central
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Elections in the 2000s
|General Election 2005: Morley and Rothwell|
|Liberal Democrat||Stewart Golton||6,819||16.0||+1.8|
|General Election 2001: Morley and Rothwell|
|Liberal Democrat||Stewart Golton||5,446||14.2||+3.1|
Elections in the 1990s
|General Election 1997: Morley and Rothwell|
|Liberal Democrat||Mitchell Galdas||5,087||11.1||N/A|
|Referendum Party||D. Mitchell-Innes||1,359||3.0||N/A|
|ProLife Alliance||P. Sammon||148||0.3||N/A|
Notes and references
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