Merton and Morden (UK Parliament constituency)
|Merton and Morden|
|Former Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
|County||County of London|
|Number of members||One|
|Replaced by||Mitcham & Morden|
Merton and Morden was a parliamentary constituency in what was then the Merton and Morden Urban District, but is now part of the London Borough of Merton. It returned one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, elected by the first past the post system.
The constituency was created for the 1950 general election from part of the Wimbledon constituency, and abolished for the February 1974 general election. It was replaced by the Mitcham and Morden constituency.
The Urban District of Merton and Morden.
Members of Parliament
|Feb 1974||constituency abolished|
|Labour Co-op||Arthur Palmer||21,135||43.03|
|Liberal||Roy Ian Douglas||4,055||8.26|
|Labour Co-op||Arthur Palmer||22,086||45.47|
|Labour||Robert J Edwards||18,983||42.80|
|Labour||Kenneth W May||16,234||39.55|
|Liberal||Nicholas D M McGeorge||5,781||14.08|
|Labour||Kenneth W May||19,608||49.47|
|Labour||Kenneth W May||15,244||41.37|
|Liberal||Richard Hallam Insoll||2,876||7.81|
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "M" (part 2)[self-published source][better source needed]
- The Times' Guide to the House of Commons. 1950.
- The Times' Guide to the House of Commons. 1951.