Davyhulme (UK Parliament constituency)

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Davyhulme
Former Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
County Greater Manchester
19831997
Number of members One
Replaced by Stretford and Urmston, Altrincham and Sale West and Wythenshawe and Sale East[1]
Created from Altrincham and Sale, Stretford and Knutsford[1]

Davyhulme was a parliamentary constituency in the Davyhulme suburb of Greater Manchester. It 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.

Its territory was then mostly incorporated into the new Stretford and Urmston constituency.

History[edit]

Boundaries[edit]

The Metropolitan Borough of Trafford wards of Bucklow, Davyhulme East, Davyhulme West, Flixton, Mersey St Mary's, Priory, St Martin's, and Urmston.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member[2] Party
1983 Winston Spencer Churchill Conservative
1997 constituency abolished: see Stretford and Urmston,
Altrincham and Sale West & Wythenshawe and Sale East

Elections[edit]

Elections in the 1990s[edit]

General Election 1992: Davyhulme[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Winston Churchill 24,216 48.0 +1.4
Labour Barry Brotherton 19,790 39.2 +8.8
Liberal Democrat Jacqueline Pearcey 5,797 11.5 −11.5
Natural Law Terence L. Brotheridge 665 1.3 N/A
Majority 4,426 8.8 −7.4
Turnout 50,468 80.5 +3.2
Conservative hold Swing −3.7

Elections in the 1980s[edit]

General Election 1987: Davyhulme
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Winston Churchill 23,633 46.6 +0.6
Labour John Nicholson 15,434 30.4 +3.6
Liberal Dennis Wrigley 11,637 23.0 −4.2
Majority 8,199 16.17
Turnout 50,704 77.3 +3.4
Conservative hold Swing −1.5
General Election 1983: Davyhulme
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Winston Churchill 22,055 46.0 N/A
Liberal Dennis Wrigley 13,041 27.2 N/A
Labour Sean Rogers 12,887 26.8 N/A
Majority 9,014 18.8 N/A
Turnout 47,983 73.9 N/A
Conservative win (new seat)

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b "'Davyhulme', June 1983 up to May 1997". ElectionWeb Project. Cognitive Computing Limited. Archived from the original on 11 March 2016. Retrieved 10 March 2016. 
  2. ^ Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "D" (part 1)[self-published source][better source needed]
  3. ^ "Politics Resources". Election 1992. Politics Resources. 9 April 1992. Retrieved 6 Dec 2010. 

Coordinates: 53°28′N 2°22′W / 53.46°N 2.36°W / 53.46; -2.36