Poole (UK Parliament constituency)


Poole (UK Parliament constituency)

UK constituency infobox
Name = Poole
Map1 = Poole
Map2 = Dorset
Entity = Dorset
Type = Borough
County = Dorset
Year = 1455, 1950
MP = Robert Syms
Party = Conservative
EP = South West England

Poole is a borough constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election. The present constituency has existed since 1950, but Poole was previously a parliamentary borough from 1455 to 1885.

Boundaries

Members of Parliament

1455-1660

* "Borough established 1455, returning two members"
* 1625: Sir John Cooper
* 1628-1629: Sir John Cooper

1660-1868

Notes

Election results

Election box begin
title=General Election 2005: Poole
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Robert Syms
votes = 17,571
percentage = 43.4
change = −1.7
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Mike Plummer
votes = 11,583
percentage = 28.6
change = +3.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Darren Brown
votes = 9,376
percentage = 23.1
change = −3.8
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = John Barnes
votes = 1,436
percentage = 3.5
change = +1.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = British National Party
candidate = Peter Pirnie
votes = 547
percentage = 1.4
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 5,988
percentage = 14.8
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 40,513
percentage = 63.1
change = +2.4
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing = −2.4

Election box begin
title=General Election 2001: Poole
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Robert Syms
votes = 17,710
percentage = 45.1
change = +3.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = David Watt
votes = 10,544
percentage = 26.9
change = +5.3
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Nick Westbrook
votes = 10,011
percentage = 25.5
change = -5.3
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = John Bass
votes = 968
percentage = 2.5
change = +1.4
Election box majority
votes = 7,166
percentage = 18.2
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 39,233
percentage = 60.7
change = -10.3
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

References

*Robert Beatson, "A Chronological Register of Both Houses of Parliament" (London: Longman, Hurst, Res & Orme, 1807) [http://books.google.com/books?vid=024wW9LmFc5kXY0FI2&id=Gh2wKY2rkDUC&printsec=toc&dq=Return+of+Members+of+Parliament&as_brr=1&sig=SK5GVtGLfWQ9ovZDbyZObAyIO5I#PPP9,M1]
*F W S Craig, "British Parliamentary Election Results 1832-1885" (2nd edition, Aldershot: Parliamentary Research Services, 1989)
*rayment

See also

* List of Parliamentary constituencies in Dorset


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