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|
The constituency was created at the 1983 general election. Its territory was taken from two abolished constituencies: 68.3% from Cannock, and 31.97% from Lichfield and Tamworth. It disappeared at the 1997 general election, when it was split between two new seats: 68.49% of its territory went to Cannock Chase, and 31.51% to Lichfield.
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
|1997||constituency abolished: see Cannock Chase & Lichfield|
Elections in the 1980s
|Social Democratic||Joseph Withnall||11,336||22.1||N/A|
|Conservative win (new seat)|
Elections in the 1990s
|Labour||Anthony Wayland Wright||28,139||46.0||+6.5|
|Liberal Democrats||Peter 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)
- "Election Data 1983". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
- "Election Data 1987". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
- "Election Data 1992". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
- "Politics Resources". Election 1992. Politics Resources. 9 April 1992. Archived from the original on 24 July 2011. Retrieved 6 December 2010.