Cardiff North West (UK Parliament constituency)

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Cardiff North West
Former Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
February 1974–1983
Number of members one
Replaced by Cardiff North[1]
Created from Cardiff North and Cardiff West

Cardiff North West was a parliamentary constituency in Cardiff, Wales. It returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

The constituency was created for the February 1974 general election, and abolished for the 1983 general election.

Boundaries[edit]

The County Borough of Cardiff wards of Gabalfa, Llanishen, Rhiwbina, and Whitchurch.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party Notes
Feb 1974 Michael Roberts Conservative Died February 1983
1983 constituency abolished

Election results[edit]

Elections in the 1970s[edit]

General Election, February 1974: Cardiff North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Michael Roberts 16,654 46.74
Labour CA Blewett 10,641 29.86
Liberal H O'Brien 7,109 19.95
Plaid Cymru C Palfrey 1,227 3.44
Majority 6,013 16.95
Turnout 74.26
Conservative win (new seat)
General Election, October 1974: Cardiff North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Michael Roberts 15,652 45.27
Labour CA Blewett 11,319 32.74
Liberal H O'Brien 6,322 18.29
Plaid Cymru C Palfrey 1,278 3.70
Majority 4,333 12.53
Turnout 78.95
Conservative hold Swing
General Election, 1979: Cardiff North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Michael Roberts 17,925 50.98
Labour PH Owen 11,633 33.17
Liberal JT Roberts 4,832 13.74
Plaid Cymru C Palfrey 743 2.11
Majority 6,262 17.81
Turnout 80.58
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "'Cardiff North West', Feb 1974 - May 1983". ElectionWeb Project. Cognitive Computing Limited. Archived from the original on 1 April 2016. Retrieved 21 March 2016.