Doncaster North (UK Parliament constituency)
for the House of Commons
Boundary of Doncaster North in South Yorkshire.
Location of South Yorkshire within England.
|Electorate||72,855 (December 2010)|
|Major settlements||Mexborough, Stainforth|
|Member of parliament||Ed Miliband (Labour)|
|Number of members||One|
|Created from||Don Valley and Goole|
|European Parliament constituency||Yorkshire and the Humber|
The constituency was created in 1983 from parts of the seats of Don Valley and Goole, and has always been a Labour stronghold. Its MP since 2005 has been Ed Miliband, who was Leader of the Labour Party and Leader of the Opposition from 2010 to 2015.
1983-1997: The Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster wards of Adwick, Askern, Bentley Central, Bentley North Road, Hatfield, Stainforth, and Thorne.
1997-2010: The Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster wards of Adwick, Askern, Bentley Central, Bentley North Road, Stainforth, and Thorne.
2010-present: The Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster wards of Adwick, Askern Spa, Bentley, Great North Road, Mexborough, Sprotbrough, and Stainforth and Moorends.
The constituency covers largely rural areas north of Doncaster, stretching to partly suburban Mexborough in the west, Bentley that lies on the northern banks of the River Don and Adwick which is farther north. The seat is an area with moderate typical incomes which has yet to recover fully from the almost total end locally in the coal mining industry[n 3] but large numbers of constituents work in construction and manufacturing.
Since Doncaster North constituency was formed in 1983, it has only elected Labour MPs.
Members of Parliament
Elections in the 2010s
|Liberal Democrat||Penny Baker||1,005||2.5||−12.3|
|English Democrat||David Allen||448||1.1||−4.0|
|Monster Raving Loony||Nick the Flying Brick||162||0.4||+0.4|
|Liberal Democrat||Ed Sanderson||6,174||14.9||−0.8|
|English Democrat||Wayne Crawshaw||2,148||5.2||+3.7|
Elections in the 2000s
|Liberal Democrat||Doug Pickett||3,800||12.0||+1.4|
|Community Group||Martin Williams||2,365||7.5||N/A|
|English Democrat||Michael Cassidy||561||1.8||N/A|
|Labour||Kevin Michael Hughes||19,788||63.1||-6.7|
|Liberal Democrat||Colin Ross||3,323||10.6||+2.1|
Elections in the 1990s
|Labour||Kevin Michael Hughes||27,843||69.8||+8.0|
|Liberal Democrat||Michael Cook||3,369||8.4||-4.5|
|Anti Sleaze Labour||Neil Swan||1,181||3.0||N/A|
|Labour||Kevin Michael Hughes||34,135||61.8||+0.0|
|Conservative||Robert C Light||14,322||25.9||+1.5|
|Liberal Democrat||Steve Whiting||6,787||12.3||N/A|
Elections in the 1980s
|Labour||Michael Collins Welsh||32,950||61.8||+9.0|
|Conservative||Richard James Shepherd||13,015||24.4||-3.2|
|Social Democratic||Peter Richard Norwood||7,394||13.9||-5.8|
|Labour||Michael Collins Welsh||26,626||52.8||N/A|
|Social Democratic||D Orford||9,916||19.7||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 6 November 2010. Retrieved 13 March 2011.
- "The Parliamentary Constituencies (England) Order 2007". The Parliamentary Constituencies (England) Order 2007. The National Archives. 13 June 2007. Retrieved 15 January 2011.
- "'Doncaster North', June 1983 up to May 1997". ElectionWeb Project. Cognitive Computing Limited. Retrieved 10 March 2016.
- "Check Browser Settings". statistics.gov.uk.
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "D" (part 2)[self-published source][better source needed]
- Guardian Unlimited Politics Election results from 1992 to the present
- Politics Resources Election results from 1945 to present
- "Election Data 2015". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 17 October 2015. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
- "Doncaster North". BBC News. Retrieved 14 May 2015.
- "Election Data 2010". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 26 July 2013. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
- "UK > England > Yorkshire & the Humber > Doncaster North". Election 2010. BBC. 7 May 2010. Retrieved 12 May 2010.
- "Election Data 2005". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
- "Doncaster North: Constituency > Politics > guardian.co.uk". Election 2010. The Guardian. 5 May 2005. Retrieved 22 January 2011.
- "Election Data 2001". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
- "BBC NEWS > VOTE 2001 > RESULTS & CONSTITUENCIES > Doncaster North". Vote 2001. BBC News. 7 June 2001. Retrieved 22 January 2011.
- "Election Data 1997". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
- "Politics Resources". Election 1997. Politics Resources. 1 May 1997. Retrieved 7 January 2011.
- C. Rallings & M. Thrasher, The Media Guide to the New Parliamentary Constituencies, p.67 (Plymouth: LGC Elections Centre, 1995)
- The 1997 election result is calculated relative to the notional, not the actual, 1992 result.
- "BBC NEWS>VOTE 2001>Results and Constituencies>Doncaster North". Vote 2001. BBC News. 1 May 1997. Retrieved 12 January 2011.
- "Election Data 1992". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
- "Politics Resources". Election 1992. Politics Resources. 9 April 1992. Retrieved 6 December 2010.
- "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.
- Ed Miliband, MP for Doncaster North The website of Ed Miliband
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