Chatham and Aylesford (UK Parliament constituency)
|Chatham and Aylesford|
for the House of Commons
Boundary of Chatham and Aylesford in Kent
Location of Kent within England
|Population||97,281 (2011 census)|
|Electorate||68,437 (December 2010)|
|Major settlements||Chatham, Ditton, Larkfield, Snodland|
|Member of Parliament||Tracey Crouch (Conservative)|
|Number of members||One|
|Created from||Mid Kent and Tonbridge and Malling|
|European Parliament constituency||South East England|
Following its creation in 1997, the constituency returned Labour candidates in the three elections to 2005, and Conservative candidates in the three elections since 2010. The largest third party share of votes cast was 19.9% (for the UK Independence Party in 2015). The Liberal Democrats came third in the first four elections, with a maximum vote share of 15% in 1997.
1997-2010: The City of Rochester-upon-Medway wards of Holcombe, Horsted, Lordswood, Luton, Walderslade, Wayfield, and Weedswood, and the Borough of Tonbridge and Malling wards of Aylesford, Blue Bell Hill, Burham, Eccles and Wouldham, Ditton, Larkfield North, Larkfield South, Snodland East, and Snodland West.
2010–present: The Borough of Medway wards of Chatham Central, Lordswood and Capstone, Luton and Wayfield, Princes Park, and Walderslade, and the Borough of Tonbridge and Malling wards of Aylesford, Blue Bell Hill and Walderslade, Burham, Eccles and Wouldham, Ditton, Larkfield North, Larkfield South, Snodland East, and Snodland West.
Members of ParliamentEdit
Elections in the 2010sEdit
|Liberal Democrat||Thomas Quinton||1,116||2.5||-0.7|
|Christian Peoples||John-Wesley Gibson||260||0.6||0.0|
|Conservative||Tracey Crouch ||21,614||50.2||+4.0|
|Liberal Democrat||Thomas Quinton||1,360||3.2||−10.2|
|Christian Peoples||John-Wesley Gibson||133||0.3||N/A|
|Liberal Democrat||John McClintock||5,832||13.3||−0.2|
|English Democrat||Sean Varnham||400||0.9||−0.8|
|Conservative gain from Labour||Swing||+11.1|
Elections in the 2000sEdit
|Liberal Democrat||Debbie Enever||5,744||13.7||+1.9|
|English Democrat||Michael Russell||668||1.6||N/A|
|Liberal Democrat||David Lettington||4,705||11.8||−3.2|
Elections in the 1990sEdit
|Liberal Democrat||Robin Murray||7,389||15.0||N/A|
|Natural Law||Timothy Martell||149||0.3||N/A|
|Labour win (new seat)|
Notes and referencesEdit
- "Chatham and Aylesford: Usual Resident Population, 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 20 February 2015.
- "Electorate Figures – Boundary Commission for England". 2011 Electorate Figures. Boundary Commission for England. 4 March 2011. Archived from the original on 6 November 2010. Retrieved 13 March 2011.
- "Chatham and Aylesford 1997-". Hansard 1803-2005. UK Parliament. Retrieved 20 February 2015.
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "C" (part 3)
- "Election Data 2015". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 17 October 2015. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
- "Chatham & Aylesford parliamentary constituency - Election 2017" – via www.bbc.co.uk.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 18 May 2015. Retrieved 2015-04-23.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
- "Constituencies". UKIP South East. Retrieved 1 March 2015.
- "CPA Candidates for the General Election". Christian Peoples Alliance. Retrieved 15 April 2015.
- "Election Data 2010". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 26 July 2013. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
- "Election Data 2005". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
- "Election Data 2001". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
- "Election Data 1997". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
- nomis Constituency Profile for Chatham and Aylesford — presenting data from the ONS annual population survey and other official statistics.