Liverpool Broadgreen (UK Parliament constituency)

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Liverpool Broadgreen
Former Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
County Merseyside
19831997
Number of members One
Replaced by Liverpool Wavertree and Liverpool West Derby[1]
Created from Liverpool Edge Hill, Liverpool Kirkdale, Liverpool Wavertree and Liverpool West Derby[1]

Liverpool Broadgreen was a parliamentary constituency centred on the Broadgreen suburb of Liverpool. It returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

The constituency was created for the 1983 general election, and abolished for the 1997 general election.

Boundaries[edit]

The City of Liverpool wards of Broadgreen, Childwall, Kensington, Old Swan, and Tuebrook.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1983 Terry Fields Labour
1992 Jane Kennedy Labour
1997 constituency abolished

Elections[edit]

Elections in the 1980s[edit]

General Election 1983: Liverpool Broadgreen[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Terry Fields 18,802 40.9 N/A
Conservative Daniel P. Dougherty 15,002 32.6 N/A
Liberal
  • Richard Pine
7,021 15.3 N/A
Social Democratic 5,169 11.2 N/A
Majority 3,800 8.3 N/A
Turnout 45,994 72.1 N/A
Labour win (new seat)
  • Both Crawshaw and Pine were official candidates of their respective local parties and both supported the Alliance between the Liberals and the SDP, however Crawshaw was given endorsement by the both national parties.
General Election 1987: Liverpool Broadgreen[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Terry Fields 23,262 48.6 +7.7
Liberal Richard Pine 17,215 35.9 +24.7
Conservative Mark Seddon 7,413 15.5 −17.1
Majority 6,047 12.6 +4.3
Turnout 47,890 75.9 +3.8
Labour hold Swing −8.5

Elections in the 1990s[edit]

General Election 1992: Liverpool Broadgreen[4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jane Kennedy 18,062 43.2 −3.3
Liberal Democrat Rosie Cooper 11,035 26.4 −9.6
Independent Terry Fields 5,952 14.2 N/A
Conservative Helen Roche 5,405 12.9 −2.6
Liberal Steve Radford 1,211 2.9 N/A
Natural Law Ann Brennan 149 0.4 N/A
Majority 7,027 16.8 +4.2
Turnout 41,814 69.6 −6.3
Labour hold Swing +3.2

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "'Liverpool Broadgreen', June 1983 up to May 1997". ElectionWeb Project. Cognitive Computing Limited. Retrieved 2 March 2016. 
  2. ^ "Election Data 1983". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 28 June 2017. 
  3. ^ "Election Data 1987". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 28 June 2017. 
  4. ^ "Election Data 1992". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 28 June 2017. 
  5. ^ "UK General Election results April 1992". Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources. Politics Resources. 9 April 1992. Retrieved 2010-12-06. 
  • The Times guide to the House of Commons 1983 - 1992