South Gloucestershire (UK Parliament constituency)

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South Gloucestershire
Former Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
19501983
Number of members one

South Gloucestershire was a parliamentary constituency in Gloucestershire. It returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

The constituency was created for the 1950 general election, and abolished for the 1983 general election.

Boundaries[edit]

1950-1974: The rural districts of Sodbury, Thornbury, and Warmley.

1974-1983: The rural districts of Sodbury and Thornbury.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1950 Anthony Crosland Labour
1955 Sir Frederick Corfield Conservative
Feb 1974 John Cope Conservative
1983 constituency abolished: see Northavon

Elections[edit]

Elections in the 1950s[edit]

General Election 1950: [1]

Electorate

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative N/A
Labour N/A
Liberal Stafford V Howard-Stepney N/A
Majority N/A
Turnout N/A
Conservative win
General Election 1951: [2]

Electorate

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Labour
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
General Election 1955: [3]

Electorate

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Labour
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
General Election 1959: [4]

Electorate

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Elections in the 1960s[edit]

General Election 1964: [5]

Electorate

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour
Conservative
Liberal
Majority
Turnout
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
General Election 1966: [6]

Electorate

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour
Conservative
Liberal
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Elections in the 1970s[edit]

General Election 1970: [7]

Electorate

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal
Majority
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1950-1973 by FWS Craig
  2. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1950-1973 by FWS Craig
  3. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1950-1973 by FWS Craig
  4. ^ F W S Craig, British Parliamentary Election Results 1950-1973; Political Reference Publications, Glasgow 1973
  5. ^ F W S Craig, British Parliamentary Election Results 1950-1973; Political Reference Publications, Glasgow 1973
  6. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1950-1973 by FWS Craig
  7. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1950-1973 by FWS Craig