Cannock and Burntwood (UK Parliament constituency)
|Cannock and Burntwood|
for the House of Commons
|Number of members||One|
|Replaced by||Cannock Chase, Lichfield|
|Created from||Cannock and Lichfield and Tamworth|
Cannock and Burntwood was a parliamentary constituency in Staffordshire which returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1983 until it was abolished for the 1997 general election.
The District of Cannock Chase wards of Anglesey, Broomhill, Cannock South, Chadsmoor, Heath Hayes, Longford, Norton Canes, Parkside, Pye Green Valley, and Rawnsley, and the District of Lichfield wards of All Saints, Boney Hay, Chase Terrace, Chasetown, Hammerwich, Highfield, Redslade, and Summerfield.
Members of Parliament
|1992||Anthony Wayland Wright||Labour|
|1997||constituency abolished: see Cannock Chase & Lichfield|
Elections in the 1980s
|Social Democratic||Joseph William Withnall||11,336||22.1||N/A|
|Conservative win (new seat)|
|Liberal||Neil Kevin Stanley||8,698||16.0||−6.1|
Elections in the 1990s
|Labour||Anthony Wayland Wright||28,139||46.0||+6.5|
|Liberal Democrat||Peter William Treasaden||5,899||9.6||−6.3|
|Monster Raving Loony||Melvin Hartshorne||469||0.8||N/A|
|Labour gain from Conservative||Swing||+3.7|
Notes and references
- "'Cannock and Burntwood', June 1983 up to May 1997". ElectionWeb Project. Cognitive Computing Limited. Retrieved 10 March 2016.
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "C" (part 2)[self-published source][better source needed]
- "Politics Resources". Election 1992. Politics Resources. 9 April 1992. Retrieved 6 Dec 2010.