Manchester North East (UK Parliament constituency)

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Manchester North East
Former Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
18851918
Number of members one

Manchester North East was one of several Parliamentary constituencies created in 1885 from the former Manchester constituency. It was abolished in 1918.

C. P. Scott, the editor and then part-owner of the Manchester Guardian stood unsuccessfully in 1886, 1891 and 1892. John Robert Clynes (1906–1918) later became leader of the Labour Party.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member [1] Party
1885 Sir James Fergusson Conservative
1906 John Robert Clynes Labour
1918 constituency abolished

Election results[edit]

26 November 1885: Manchester North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Sir James Fergusson 4341 60
Liberal R P Blennerhassett 2893 40
Majority 1448 20
2 July 1886: Manchester North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Sir James Fergusson 3680 52
Liberal Charles Prestwich Scott 3353 48
Majority 327 5
8 October 1891: Manchester North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Sir James Fergusson 4058 51
Liberal Charles Prestwich Scott 3968 49
Majority 90 1
6 July 1892: Manchester North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Sir James Fergusson 4239 51
Liberal Charles Prestwich Scott 4129 49
Majority 110 1
13 July 1895: Manchester North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Sir James Fergusson 3961 48
Liberal Edwyn Holt 3720 45
Ind. Labour Party James Johnston 546 7
Majority 241 3
2 October 1900: Manchester North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Sir James Fergusson 4326 55
Liberal Augustine Birrell 3610 45
Majority 716 9
13 January 1906: Manchester North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Robert Clynes 5386 65
Conservative Sir James Fergusson 2954 35
Majority 2432 29
15 January 1910: Manchester North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Robert Clynes 5157 58
Conservative Sir William Henry Vaudrey 3679 42
Majority 1478 17
3 December 1910: Manchester North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Robert Clynes 4313 51
Conservative Arthur Taylor 4108 49
Majority 205 2

References[edit]

Sources[edit]

Election Results:

Vaudrey: