Mid Derbyshire (UK Parliament constituency)
for the House of Commons
|Electorate||66,855 (2015 Election)|
|Major settlements||Belper, Duffield Oakwood|
|Member of Parliament||Pauline Latham OBE (Conservative Party)|
|Created from||Amber Valley, Erewash and Derby North|
|Type of constituency||County constituency|
|Created from||South Derbyshire|
The constituency covers a large area to the north and east of Derby. Residents are slightly wealthier than the UK average.
Following their review of parliamentary representation, the Boundary Commission for England created this seat. Neighbouring constituencies have had consequential boundary changes, with Erewash and Amber Valley two of the most affected.
The constituency is made up of the following electoral wards:
- Belper Central; Belper East; Belper North; Belper South; Duffield, part of the borough of Amber Valley
- Allestree, Oakwood and Spondon, part of the City of Derby
- Little Eaton and Breadsall; Ockbrook and Borrowash; Stanley; West Hallam and Dale Abbey, part of the borough of Erewash
Members of Parliament
|1885||Sir James Alfred Jacoby||Liberal|
MPs since 2010
Elections in the 2010s
|Liberal Democrats||Felix Dodds||4,756||9.6||+6.0|
|Liberal Democrats||Adam Wain||1,793||3.6||−1.2|
|Liberal Democrats||Hilary Jones||2,292||4.8||-15.7|
|Liberal Democrats||Sally McIntosh||9,711||20.5||+4.5|
|Monster Raving Loony||R.U.Seerius||219||0.5||New|
Note: This constituency was a notional hold in 2010, as it would likely have been won by the Conservatives in 2005 had it existed then. This is despite the fact all of the wards were actually within constituencies that Labour held in 2005.
Elections in the 1910s
General Election 1914/15:
Another General Election was required to take place before the end of 1915. The political parties had been making preparations for an election to take place and by July 1914, the following candidates had been selected;
- Liberal: John Hancock
Elections in the 1900s
- Hancock, who was sponsored by the Derbyshire Miners Association was chosen by the local Liberal Association as their candidate. During the campaign he agreed that he would sign the Labour Party constitution, so some records describe him as the Labour party candidate.
|Liberal||James Alfred Jacoby||7,065||67.0||+10.5|
|Liberal||James Alfred Jacoby||5,323||56.5||+3.4|
Elections in the 1890s
|Liberal||James Alfred Jacoby||4,926||53.1||-2.5|
|Liberal||James Alfred Jacoby||4,899||55.6||+0.4|
|Conservative||John Satterfield Sandars||3,907||44.4||-0.4|
Elections in the 1880s
|Liberal||James Alfred Jacoby||4,569||55.2||-8.8|
|Liberal Unionist||Charles Seely||3,706||44.8||+8.8|
|Liberal||James Alfred Jacoby||5,447||64.0|
|Conservative||John Burton Barrow||3,067||36.0|
|Liberal win (new seat)|
Notes and references
- A county constituency (for the purposes of election expenses and type of returning officer)
- The Liberal Democrats have selceted the environmentalist Felix Dodds. As with all constituencies, the constituency elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election at least every five years.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-04-06. Retrieved 2015-05-08.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
- Electoral Calculus https://www.electoralcalculus.co.uk/fcgi-bin/seatdetails.py?seat=Derbyshire+Mid
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "D" (part 1)
- "Derbyshire Mid Parliamentary constituency". BBC News. BBC. Retrieved 21 November 2019.
- "Derbyshire Mid parliamentary constituency - Election 2017" – via www.bbc.co.uk.
- Council, Derby City (June 9, 2017). "Full General Election 2017 results".
- "Election Data 2015". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 17 October 2015. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-02-04. Retrieved 2015-02-04.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
- "Election Data 2010". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 26 July 2013. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
- British Parliamentary Election Results 1885-1918, FWS Craig
- Debrett's House of Commons & Judicial Bench, 1916
- The Liberal Year Book, 1907
- Debrett's House of Commons & Judicial Bench, 1901
- Debrett's House of Commons & Judicial Bench, 1896
- Debrett's House of Commons & Judicial Bench, 1886