Enfield East (UK Parliament constituency)

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Enfield East
Former Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
County 1950–1965: Middlesex
1965–1974: Greater London
19501974 (1974)
Number of members One
Replaced by Edmonton and Enfield North
Created from Enfield

Enfield East was a constituency which returned one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It was created for the 1950 general election and abolished for the February 1974 general election.

Boundaries[edit]

The Urban District of Enfield wards of Central, North East, and South East.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1950 Ernest Davies Labour
1959 John Mackie Labour
1974 constituency abolished

Elections[edit]

Elections in the 1950s[edit]

General Election 1950: Enfield East [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ernest Davies 24,013 59.3 N/A
Conservative Colin Turner 13,110 32.4 N/A
Liberal Alfred Bramwell Tyler 3,368 8.3
Majority 10,903 26.9
Turnout
Labour win
General Election 1951: Enfield East[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ernest Davies 25,298 63.42
Conservative Colin Turner 14,594 36.58
Majority 10,704 26.83
Turnout 82.58
Labour hold Swing
General Election 1955: Enfield East[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ernest Davies 21,658 60.81
Conservative James Lionel Manning 13,957 39.19
Majority 7,701 21.62
Turnout 75.46
Labour hold Swing
General Election 1959: Enfield East[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Mackie 20,101 54.95
Conservative Francis J V Brown 16,477 45.05
Majority 3,624 9.91
Turnout 77.52
Labour hold Swing

Elections in the 1960s[edit]

General Election 1964: Enfield East[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Mackie 17,958 51.12
Conservative Francis J V Brown 11,447 32.59
Liberal Julian Francis Burnett 5,723 16.29
Majority 6,511 18.54
Turnout 76.29
Labour hold Swing
General Election 1966: Enfield East[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Mackie 18.772 54.88
Conservative Robin Hubert Leach 11,245 32.87
Liberal Julian Francis Burnett 4,189 12.25
Majority 7,527 22.00
Turnout 75.20
Labour hold Swing

Elections in the 1970s[edit]

General Election 1970: Enfield East[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Mackie 16,433 51.02
Conservative Trevor ET Weston 12,403 38.51
Liberal Anthony A Stowell 3,373 10.47
Majority 4,030 12.51
Turnout 66.68
Labour hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1950-1973 by FWS Craig
  2. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1950-1973 by FWS Craig
  3. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1950-1973 by FWS Craig
  4. ^ F W S Craig, British Parliamentary Election Results 1950-1973; Political Reference Publications, Glasgow 1973
  5. ^ F W S Craig, British Parliamentary Election Results 1950-1973; Political Reference Publications, Glasgow 1973
  6. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1950-1973 by FWS Craig
  7. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1950-1973 by FWS Craig