Brigg and Scunthorpe (UK Parliament constituency)
|Brigg and Scunthorpe|
|Former Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
|Number of members||One|
|Replaced by||Brigg & Cleethorpes and Glanford & Scunthorpe|
Brigg and Scunthorpe was a parliamentary constituency centred on the towns of Brigg and Scunthorpe in Humberside. It returned one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
The constituency was created for the February 1974 general election, mostly from the former seat of Brigg, and abolished for the 1983 general election, when it was partially replaced by the new constituencies of Brigg & Cleethorpes and Glanford & Scunthorpe.
The Municipal Borough of Scunthorpe, the Urban Districts of Barton-upon-Humber and Brigg, and the Rural District of Glanford Brigg.
Members of Parliament
|Feb 1974||John Ellis||Labour|
Elections in the 1970s
|Labour gain from new seat||Swing|
|Democratic Labour||Cyril Nottingham||2,042||2.85|
|Conservative gain from Labour||Swing|
- "Politics Resources". Election February 1974. Politics Resources. 28 February 1974. Retrieved 16 March 2015.
- "Politics Resources". Election October 1974. Politics Resources. 10 October 1974. Retrieved 16 March 2015.
- "Politics Resources". Election 1979. Politics Resources. 3 May 1979. Retrieved 16 March 2015.