Stoke-on-Trent, Stoke (UK Parliament constituency)
|Former borough constituency
for the House of Commons
|Number of members||One|
|Replaced by||Stoke-on-Trent Central, Stoke-on-Trent North and Stoke-on-Trent South|
Stoke was a borough constituency in Stoke-on-Trent which returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the UK Parliament, a new name and form of a seat which had existed from the Reform Act 1832. Elections were held using the first past the post voting system.
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Members of Parliament
|1918||John Ward||Coalition Liberal|
|1923||Constitutionalist, then Liberal|
Elections in the 1910s
|General Election 1918
A # denotes candidate who was endorsed by the Coalition Government.
Elections in the 1920s
|General Election 1922: Stoke-on-Trent|
|National Liberal||John Ward||16,685||61.3|
|National Liberal hold||Swing|
|General Election 1923: Stoke-on-Trent|
|General Election 1924: Stoke-on-Trent|
|General Election 1929: Stoke-on-Trent|
|Labour||Lady Cynthia Blanche Mosley||26,548||58.7||+16.0|
|Labour gain from Liberal||Swing||+16.0|
Elections in the 1930s
|General Election 1931
|New Party||Oswald Mosley||10,534||24.10|
|Conservative gain from Labour||Swing|
|General Election 1935
|Labour gain from Conservative||Swing|
Elections in the 1940s
General Election 1939/40: Another General Election was required to take place before the end of 1940. The political parties had been making preparations for an election to take place from 1939 and by the end of this year, the following candidates had been selected; Labour: Ellis Smith.
|General Election 1945
- Craig, F. W. S. (1983) . British parliamentary election results 1918-1949 (3rd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. ISBN 0-900178-06-X.
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "S" (part 5)[self-published source][better source needed]