Chatham and Aylesford (UK Parliament constituency)
|Chatham and Aylesford|
for the House of Commons
Boundary of Chatham and Aylesford in Kent.
Location of Kent within England.
|Population||97,281 (2011 census)|
|Electorate||68,437 (December 2010)|
|Major settlements||Chatham, Ditton, Larkfield, Snodland|
|Member of parliament||Tracey Crouch (Conservative)|
|Number of members||One|
|European Parliament constituency||South East England|
Since its creation in 1997, the constituency has returned both Labour and Conservative candidates, but the largest third party share of votes cast has not exceeded 15% (the Liberal Democrats' share in 1997).
1997-2010: The City of Rochester-upon-Medway wards of Holcombe, Horsted, Lordswood, Luton, Walderslade, Wayfield, and Weedswood, and the Borough of Tonbridge and Malling wards of Aylesford, Blue Bell Hill, Burham, Eccles and Wouldham, Ditton, Larkfield North, Larkfield South, Snodland East, and Snodland West.
2010-present: The Borough of Medway wards of Chatham Central, Lordswood and Capstone, Luton and Wayfield, Princes Park, and Walderslade, and the Borough of Tonbridge and Malling wards of Aylesford, Blue Bell Hill and Walderslade, Burham, Eccles and Wouldham, Ditton, Larkfield North, Larkfield South, Snodland East, and Snodland West.
Members of Parliament
Elections in the 2010s
|General Election 2015: Chatham and Aylesford|
|Conservative||Tracey Crouch ||21,614||50.2||+4.0|
|Labour||Tristan Osborne ||10,159||23.6||−8.7|
|Liberal Democrat||Thomas Quinton||1,360||3.2||−10.2|
|Christian Peoples||John-Wesley Gibson||133||0.3||N/A|
|General Election 2010: Chatham and Aylesford|
|Liberal Democrat||John McClintock||5,832||13.3||−0.2|
|English Democrats||Sean Varnham||400||0.9||−0.8|
|Conservative gain from Labour||Swing||+11.1|
Elections in the 2000s
|General Election 2005: Chatham and Aylesford|
|Liberal Democrat||Debbie Enever||5,744||13.7||+1.9|
|English Democrats||Michael Russell||668||1.6||N/A|
|General Election 2001: Chatham and Aylesford|
|Liberal Democrat||David Lettington||4,705||11.8||−3.2|
Elections in the 1990s
|General Election 1997: Chatham and Aylesford|
|Liberal Democrat||Robin Murray||7,389||15.0||N/A|
|Natural Law||Timothy Martell||149||0.3||N/A|
|Labour win (new seat)|
Notes and references
- "Chatham and Aylesford: Usual Resident Population, 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 20 February 2015.
- "Electorate Figures – Boundary Commission for England". 2011 Electorate Figures. Boundary Commission for England. 4 March 2011. Retrieved 13 March 2011.
- "Chatham and Aylesford 1997-". Hansard 1803-2005. UK Parliament. Retrieved 20 February 2015.
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "C" (part 3)[self-published source][better source needed]
- "Constituencies". UKIP South East. Retrieved 1 March 2015.
- "CPA Candidates for the General Election". Christian Peoples Alliance. Retrieved 15 April 2015.
- Dartford, UKPollingReport
- Sean Varnham Sean Varnham, English Democrats
- nomis Constituency Profile for Chatham and Aylesford — presenting data from the ONS annual population survey and other official statistics.