Coventry North East (UK Parliament constituency)
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|Coventry North East|
for the House of Commons
Boundary of Coventry North East in West Midlands.
Location of West Midlands within England.
|Electorate||74,870 (December 2010)|
|Member of parliament||Colleen Fletcher (Labour)|
|Number of members||One|
|Created from||Coventry North, Coventry East|
|European Parliament constituency||West Midlands|
1974-1983: The County Borough of Coventry wards of Foleshill, Henley, Longford, Upper Stoke, and Wyken.
1983-1997: The City of Coventry wards of Foleshill, Henley, Longford, Upper Stoke, and Wyken.
1997-present: The City of Coventry wards of Foleshill, Henley, Longford, Lower Stoke, Upper Stoke, and Wyken.
In the seat is a wide demographic mix, across it is scattered an above UK average level of social housing and unemployment claimants however income is close to the UK average. The constituency has a large ethnic minority population, mainly Sikhs and Muslims and one ward, Foleshill, has a majority ethnic minority population.
Since its 1974 creation the area has been a Labour Party stronghold with the Conservative Party finishing second. The Liberal Democrats including their two predecessor parties amassed their largest shares of the vote in 1983 and in 2010 on 16.6% of the vote. In 2010 between 2% and 5% of the vote were a British National Party, Socialist and UKIP candidates completing the choice of seven was a Christian party's candidate who attracted the least votes.
Members of Parliament
|Feb 1974||George Park||Labour|
Elections in the 2010s
|Labour||Colleen Fletcher ||22,025||52.2||+2.9|
|Liberal Democrat||Russell Field ||2,007||4.8||−11.9|
|Christian Movement for Great Britain||William Sidhu||292||0.7||−0.3|
|Liberal Democrat||Russell Field||7,210||16.6||+0.1|
|Socialist Alternative||Dave Nellist||1,592||3.7||−1.2|
|Christian Movement for Great Britain||Ron Lebar||434||1.0||N/A|
Elections in the 2000s
|Conservative||Jaswant Singh Birdi||6,956||18.70||−0.1|
|Liberal Democrat||Russell Field||6,123||16.46||+5.3|
|Socialist Alternative||Dave Nellist||1,874||5.04||−2.1|
|Liberal Democrat||Geoffrey Sewards||4,163||11.2||+3.1|
|Socialist Alliance||Dave Nellist||2,638||7.1||N/A|
Elections in the 1990s
|Liberal Democrat||Geoffrey Sewards||3,866||8.0||−2.5|
|Socialist Labour||Hanna Khamis||597||1.2||N/A|
|Rainbow Dream Ticket||Christopher Sidwell||173||0.4||N/A|
|Conservative||Keith R. Perrin||13,220||27.9||−1.5|
|Liberal Democrat||Vincent J. McKee||5,306||11.2||−4.6|
|Independent Labour||John Hughes||4,008||8.5||N/A|
Elections in the 1980s
|Conservative||Charles Campbell Leathes Prior||13,965||29.3||+0.4|
|Communist||Michael Anthony McNally||310||0.7||+0.3|
|Labour||George MacLean Park||22,190||47.8||−9.5|
|Social Democratic||D. Simmons||10,251||22.1||+18.1|
|Workers Revolutionary||R. Prince||342||0.7||−0.1|
Elections in the 1970s
|Labour||George MacLean Park||27,010||57.3||−2.2|
|Conservative||Earl of Shelburne||16,487||35.0||+11.4|
|National Front||H. Robbins||546||1.2||N/A|
|Communist||Paul David Corrigan||390||0.8||+0.1|
|Workers Revolutionary||S. Perkin||378||0.8||+0.0|
|Labour||George MacLean Park||26,489||59.5||−4.4|
|Workers Revolutionary||A. Wilkins||352||0.8||N/A|
|Labour||George MacLean Park||30,496||63.9||N/A|
|Conservative||Francis Nigel Forman||15,069||31.6||N/A|
|Labour win (new seat)|
Notes and references
- "Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England". 2011 Electorate Figures. Boundary Commission for England. 4 March 2011. Archived from the original on November 6, 2010. Retrieved 13 March 2011.
- 2001 Census
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "C" (part 6)[self-published source][better source needed]
- "Election Data 2015". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 17 October 2015. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
- "List of selected candidates". Liberal Democrats. 4 March 2015. Retrieved 15 March 2015.
- "Election Data 2010". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 17 October 2015. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
- "UK > England >West Midlands > Coventry North East". Election 2010. BBC. 7 May 2010. Retrieved 14 May 2010.
- "Election Data 2005". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
- "Election Data 2001". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
- "Election Data 1997". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
- "Election Data 1992". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
- "UK General Election results April 1992". Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources. Politics Resources. 9 April 1992. Retrieved 2010-12-06.
- "Election Data 1987". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
- "Election Data 1983". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 18 October 2015.