Waterloo (UK Parliament constituency)

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Waterloo
Former Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
19181950
Number of members one
Replaced by Crosby

Waterloo was a parliamentary constituency centred on the district of Waterloo north of Liverpool in Lancashire. 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.

History[edit]

The constituency was created for the 1918 general election. It was abolished for the 1950 general election.

Boundaries[edit]

The Urban Districts of Great Crosby, Litherland, Little Crosby, and Waterloo with Seaforth.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Year Member Party
1918 Albert Buckley Unionist
1923 Malcolm Bullock Unionist
1950 constituency abolished

Election results[edit]

Elections in the 1910s[edit]

General Election 1918: Waterloo
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist 13,255 83.5 n/a
Labour Samuel Reeves 2,619 16.5 n/a
Majority 10,636 67.0 n/a
Turnout 15,874 n/a
Unionist win
  • endorsed by Coalition Government

Elections in the 1920s[edit]

Stewart-Brown
General Election 1922: Waterloo
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist Albert Buckley 12,967 67.3
Liberal Nessie Stewart-Brown 6,300 32.7 n/a
Majority 6,667 34.6
Turnout 19,267 69.4
Unionist hold Swing n/a
General Election 1923: Waterloo [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist Harold Malcolm Bullock 10,615 51.2
Liberal Sir Robert Lowden Connell 9,965 48.4
Majority 650 2.4
Turnout 20,580
Unionist hold Swing
General Election 1924: Waterloo [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist Harold Malcolm Bullock 15,704 72.0
Labour George Frank Titt 6,116 28.0
Majority 9,588 44.0
Turnout 21,820
Unionist hold Swing
General Election 1929: Waterloo [3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist Harold Malcolm Bullock 17,299 52.1
Labour John Clifford Leigh 8,142 24.5
Liberal Frederic Aked Sellars 7,728 23.3 n/a
Majority 9,157 27.6
Turnout 33,169
Unionist hold Swing

Elections in the 1930s[edit]

Elections in the 1940s[edit]

General Election 1945: Waterloo
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Harold Malcolm Bullock 19,650 47.4
Labour Philip Vos 13,795 33.3
Liberal Joseph Daniel Weir 7,823 18.8
Independent Cyril Foster 195 0.5
Majority 5,855 14.1

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Times House of Commons, 1929
  2. ^ The Times House of Commons, 1929
  3. ^ The Times House of Commons, 1929
  4. ^ Election results 1931 PoliticsResources
  5. ^ Election results 1931 PoliticsResources