East Lindsey (UK Parliament constituency)
|Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
|Number of members||One|
|Replaced by||Louth and Horncastle|
|Created from||Horncastle and Louth|
East Lindsey was a county constituency based on the East Lindsey local government district of Lincolnshire. It returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
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The District of East Lindsey wards of Alford, Burgh-le-Marsh, Chapel St Leonards, Coningsby, Fotherby, Friskney, Frithville, Grimoldby, Halton Holegate, Hogsthorpe, Holton-le-Clay, Hundleby, Ingoldmells, Legbourne, Mablethorpe, Mareham-le-Fen, Marshchapel, New Leake, North Holme, North Somercotes, North Thoresby, Partney, Priory, St Clements, St James, St Margarets, St Marys, St Michaels, Scarbrough, Seacroft, Sibsey, Spilsby, Sutton and Trusthorpe, Tattershall, Tetford, Tetney, Theddlethorpe St Helen, Trinity, Wainfleet, Willoughby with Sloothby, Winthorpe, and Withern with Stain.
The seaside resort of Skegness was included in the constituency.
Members of Parliament
|1983||Sir Peter Tapsell||Conservative|
|Liberal||J. C. L. Sellick||19,634||38.49|
|Labour||G. R. Lowis||4,229||8.29|
|Conservative win (new seat)|
|Liberal Democrat||James Dodsworth||20,070||32.1||−4.6|
Notes and references
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "E" (part 1)
- "Election Data 1983". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
- "Election Data 1987". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
- "Election Data 1992". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
- "Election 1992". Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources. Retrieved 6 December 2010.