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Birmingham Duddeston (UK Parliament constituency)

BoundariesEdit

The Representation of the People Act 1918 provided that the constituency was to consist of "Duddeston and Nechells Ward, St Mary's Ward (except the part thereof included in the Aston Division), and so much of the portion of Aston Ward which is not included in the Aston Division as lies to the west of the London and North Western Railway".[1]

On its abolition by the Representation of the People Act 1948, the Duddeston and Nechells Wards became part of the Small Heath constituency, and the St Mary's and Aston wards were transferred in their entirety to the Aston constituency.[2]

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election resultsEdit

Election in the 1910sEdit

General election 1918: Birmingham Duddeston[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
C National Democratic Eldred Hallas 8,796 79.41 N/A
Liberal JF Crowley 2,280 20.59 N/A
Majority 6,516 58.83 N/A
Turnout 11,076 32.42 N/A
Registered electors 34,167
National Democratic win (new seat)
C indicates candidate endorsed by the coalition government.

Elections in the 1920sEdit

General election 1922: Birmingham Duddeston[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist Ernest Hiley 13,091 61.11 N/A
Labour Michael Brothers 8,331 38.89 N/A
Majority 4,760 22.22 N/A
Turnout 21,422 62.29 +29.87
Registered electors 34,388
Unionist gain from Coalition National Democratic Swing N/A
General election 1923: Birmingham Duddeston[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist John Burman 11,712 59.58 −1.53
Labour George Francis Sawyer 7,309 37.19 −1.70
Free Trade A Ford 634 3.23 N/A
Majority 4,403 22.40 +0.18
Turnout 19,655 56.88 −5.41
Registered electors 34,553
Unionist hold Swing +0.09
General election 1924: Birmingham Duddeston[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist John Burman 11,407 51.15 −8.43
Labour George Francis Sawyer 10,892 48.85 +11.66
Majority 515 2.31 −20.09
Turnout 22,299 64.31 +7.43
Registered electors 34,673
Unionist hold Swing −10.05
General election 1929: Birmingham Duddeston[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George Francis Sawyer 18,204 61.00 +12.15
Unionist John Burman 11,639 39.00 −12.15
Majority 6,565 22.00 N/A
Turnout 29,843 68.59 +4.28
Registered electors 43,507
Labour gain from Unionist Swing +12.15

Elections in the 1930sEdit

General election 1931: Birmingham Duddeston[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Oliver Simmonds 16,332 61.10 +22.10
Labour George Francis Sawyer 9,789 36.62 −24.38
Communist Bernard Moore[4] 327 1.22 N/A
New Party Jessie Williams 284 1.06 N/A
Majority 6,543 24.48 N/A
Turnout 26,732 64.43 −4.16
Registered electors 41,492
Conservative gain from Labour Swing +23.24
General election 1935: Birmingham Duddeston[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Oliver Simmonds 12,146 57.76 −3.34
Labour George Francis Sawyer 8,884 42.24 +5.62
Majority 3,262 15.51 −8.97
Turnout 21,030 53.72 −10.71
Registered electors 39,144
Conservative hold Swing −4.48

Election in the 1940sEdit

General election 1945: Birmingham Duddeston[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Co-op Edith Wills 10,745 64.98 +22.74
Conservative Oliver Simmonds 5,791 35.02 −22.74
Majority 4,954 29.96 N/A
Turnout 16,536 63.49 +9.77
Registered electors 26,047
Labour Co-op gain from Conservative Swing +22.74

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Representation of the People Act 1918, Schedule 9
  2. ^ Representation of the People Act 1948, Schedule 1
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h Craig, F.W.S., ed. (1969). British parliamentary election results 1918-1949. Glasgow: Political Reference Publications. p. 82. ISBN 0-900178-01-9.
  4. ^ Stevenson, Graham. "Moore Bernard". Retrieved 30 April 2017.