Manchester Hulme (UK Parliament constituency)

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Manchester Hulme was a parliamentary constituency in Manchester which returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1918 until it was abolished for the 1950 general election.

Boundaries[edit]

The County Borough of Manchester wards of Medlock Street, Moss Side West, and St George's.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1918 Joseph Nall Conservative
1929 Andrew McElwee Labour
1931 Sir Joseph Nall Conservative
1945 Frederick Lee Labour
1950 constituency abolished

Election results[edit]

Election in the 1920s[edit]

General Election 1923: Manchester Hulme [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist Joseph Nall 10,035 35.8 -21.6
Liberal Walter Davies 9,603 34.2 -8.4
Labour Andrew McElwee 8,433 30.0 n/a
Majority 432 1.6 -13.2
Turnout 71.5 +1.4
Unionist hold Swing -6.6
General Election 1929: Manchester Hulme [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Andrew McElwee 15,053 43.8
Unionist Sir Joseph Nall 12,588 36.6
Liberal Harry Allan 6,728 19.6
Majority 2,465 7.2
Turnout 34,369
Labour gain from Unionist Swing

Election in the 1930s[edit]

General Election 1931: Manchester, Hulme
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Sir Joseph Nall 25,185 70.0
Labour Andrew McElwee 9,219 25.6
New Party Sir John William Pratt 1,565 4.6
Majority 15,966 44.4
Turnout 35,969 73.02
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
General Election 1935: Manchester, Hulme
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Sir Joseph Nall 17,072 60.34
Labour Barbara Bodichon Ayrton-Gould 11,221 39.66
Majority 5,851 20.68
Turnout 28,293 66.65
Conservative hold Swing

Election in the 1940s[edit]

General Election 1945: Manchester, Hulme
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Frederick Lee 12,034 55.63
Conservative J.C. Currie 9,600 44.37
Majority 2,434 11.25
Turnout 64.85
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ British Parliamentary Election Results 1918-1949, FWS Craig
  2. ^ British Parliamentary Election Results 1918-1949, FWS Craig