Liverpool Scotland Exchange (UK Parliament constituency)

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Liverpool Scotland Exchange
Former Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
1974 (1974)1983
Replaced by Liverpool Riverside
Created from Liverpool Exchange and Liverpool Scotland

Liverpool Scotland Exchange was a borough constituency within the city and metropolitan borough of Liverpool, in the English county of Merseyside. It elected one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election.

Boundaries[edit]

The County Borough of Liverpool wards of Abercromby, Central, Everton, Netherfield, St James, Sandhills, and Vauxhall.

The constituency was formed in 1974 from Liverpool Exchange and Liverpool Scotland. It was partially replaced by the new Liverpool Riverside constituency for the 1983 election.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
Feb 1974 Robert Parry Labour
1983 constituency abolished: see Liverpool Riverside

Elections[edit]

General Election February 1974: Liverpool Scotland Exchange
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Robert Parry 15,295 75.1 N/A
Conservative Ralph Stuart Charles 2,963 14.6 N/A
Liberal David Loughlin Mahon 1,596 7.8 N/A
Communist Roger O'Hara 505 2.5 N/A
Majority 12,332 60.6 N/A
Turnout 20,359 58.5 N/A
Labour win (new seat)
General Election October 1974: Liverpool Scotland Exchange
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Robert Parry 15,154 80.2 +5.1
Conservative Philip Simon Corderoy Rankin 2,234 11.8 −2.8
Liberal Penny Crockett 944 5.0 −2.8
Communist Roger O'Hara 556 2.9 +0.4
Majority 12,920 68.4
Turnout 18,888 53.7 −4.8
Labour hold Swing +4.0
General Election 1979: Liverpool Scotland Exchange
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Robert Parry 13,920 75.1 −5.1
Conservative John Richard Murray Bligh 2,264 12.2 +0.4
Liberal Chris Davies 1,939 10.5 +5.5
Communist Roger O'Hara 421 2.3 −0.6
Majority 11,656 62.9
Turnout 18,544 57.4 +3.7
Labour hold Swing −2.8

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