Wyre (UK Parliament constituency)
|Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
|Number of members||One|
|Replaced by||Lancaster and Wyre|
|Created from||Fylde North|
It returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1983 until it was abolished for the 1997 general election. It was then partially replaced by the new constituency of Lancaster and Wyre.
The Borough of Wyre wards of Bailey, Bourne, Breck, Carleton, Cleveleys Park, Hambleton, Hardhorn, High Cross, Jubilee, Mount, Norcross, Park, Pharos, Preesall, Rossall, Staina, Tithebarn, Victoria, and Warren.
Members of Parliament
|1983||Sir Walter Clegg||Conservative|
Elections in the 1980s
|Social Democratic||Iain Campbell Murdoch||11,748||25.0||N/A|
|Conservative win (new seat)|
|Social Democratic||Iain Campbell Murdoch||12,139||24.0||−1.0|
|Labour||Paul Wyn Ednyfed Ainscough||10,725||21.2||+2.6|
|Green||Arthur Richard Cedric Brown||874||1.7||N/A|
Elections in the 1990s
|Liberal Democrat||John A. Ault||6,420||11.9||−12.1|
|Natural Law||Roger V. Perry||260||0.5||N/A|
Notes and references
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "W" (part 5)[self-published source][better source needed]
- "Politics Resources". Election 1992. Politics Resources. 9 April 1992. Retrieved 2010-12-06.