Plymouth Sutton and Devonport (UK Parliament constituency)

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Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport
Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
Outline map
Boundary of Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport in Devon.
Outline map
Location of Devon within England.
County Devon
Electorate 71,236 (December 2010)[1]
Current constituency
Created 2010
Member of Parliament Oliver Colvile (Conservative)
Number of members One
Created from Plymouth Devonport, Plymouth Sutton
Overlaps
European Parliament constituency South West England

Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport is a borough constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election.

Following the review by the Boundary Commission for England into parliamentary representation in Devon, constituencies in Plymouth have been reorganised. This is one of two new seats, the other being Plymouth Moor View.[2] It is largely based on the former Plymouth, Sutton, with the addition of smaller parts of the former Plymouth Devonport constituency.

Boundaries[edit]

The electoral wards which make up this new seat are Compton, Devonport, Drake, Efford and Lipson, Peverell, St Peter and the Waterfront, Stoke, and Sutton and Mount Gould.[2]

This seat is entirely within the boundaries of the city of Plymouth.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member[3] Party
2010 Oliver Colvile Conservative

Elections[edit]

Elections in the 2010s[edit]

General Election 2015: Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Oliver Colvile
Labour Luke Pollard
Liberal Democrat
UKIP Roy Kettle
Green Libby Brown[5]
General Election 2010: Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Oliver Colvile 15,050 34.3 +4.7
Labour Linda Gilroy 13,901 31.7 -9.0
Liberal Democrat Judy Evans 10,829 24.7 +2.1
UKIP Andrew Leigh 2,854 6.5 -0.1
Green Tony Brown 904 2.1 +2.1
Independent Brian Gerrish 223 0.5 +0.5
Socialist Labour Robert Hawkins 123 0.3 +0.3
Majority 1,149 2.6
Turnout 43,894 61.8 +6.3
Conservative gain from Labour Swing +6.9

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Coordinates: 50°22′12″N 4°08′28″W / 50.37°N 4.141°W / 50.37; -4.141