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Chislehurst (UK Parliament constituency)

BoundariesEdit

 
Chislehurst in Kent, boundaries used 1955-74

1918-1945: The Urban Districts of Chislehurst and Foot's Cray, the Rural District of Bromley, and part of the Rural District of Dartford.

1945-1950: The Urban Districts of Chislehurst, and Sidcup and Swanscombe, and part of the Rural District of Dartford.

1950-1974: The Urban Districts of Chislehurst and Sidcup.

1974-1997: The London Borough of Bromley wards of Bickley, Chislehurst, Mottingham, Plaistow and Sundridge, and St Paul's Cray.

Members of ParliamentEdit

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General election 1992: Chislehurst[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Roger Sims 24,761 58.4 +0.7
Labour R. Ian Wingfield 9,485 22.4 +3.0
Liberal Democrat T. William M. Hawthorne 6,683 15.8 −7.3
Liberal I Richmond 849 2.0 −21.0
Green Frances M. Speed 652 1.5 +1.5
Majority 15,276 36.0 +1.4
Turnout 42,430 78.9 +3.4
Conservative hold Swing −1.1

Elections in the 1980sEdit

General election 1987: Chislehurst[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Roger Sims 24,165 57.62 +1.9
Liberal Richard Younger-Ross 9,658 23.03 -2.29
Labour Selwyn Ward 8,115 19.35 +0.9
Majority 14,507 34.59
Turnout 41,938 75.52
Conservative hold Swing
General election 1983: Chislehurst[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Roger Sims 22,108 55.72 +1.19
Liberal Philip Lingard 10,047 25.32 +12.81
Labour Alistair Macdonald 7,320 18.45 -13.18
BNP Alfred Waite 201 0.51 N/A
Majority 12,061 30.4
Turnout 39,676 72.71
Conservative hold Swing

Elections in the 1970sEdit

General election 1979: Chislehurst[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Roger Sims 23,259 54.53 +8.21
Labour Christopher Howes 13,494 31.64 -5.15
Liberal Brian Harry Taylor 5,335 12.51 -4.38
National Front Raymond Frederick George Hoy 564 1.32 N/A
Majority 9,765 22.89
Turnout 42,652 78.95
Conservative hold Swing +6.68
General election, October 1974: Chislehurst[5][7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Roger Sims 18,926 46.32 +0.38
Labour Alistair Macdonald 15,032 36.79 +3.10
Liberal John Martin Crowley 6,900 16.89 -3.47
Majority 3,894 9.53
Turnout 40,858 76.11
Conservative hold Swing -1.36
General election, February 1974: Chislehurst[5][8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Roger Sims 20,595 45.95
Labour Alistair Macdonald 15,102 33.69
Liberal Robert Frank Webster 9,127 20.36
Majority 5,493 12.25
Turnout 44,824 84.31
Conservative hold Swing
General election 1970: Chislehurst[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Patricia Hornsby-Smith 24,650 49.10
Labour Alistair Macdonald 21,287 42.40
Liberal Ron Coverson 4,268 8.50
Majority 3,363 6.70
Turnout 75.43
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Elections in the 1960sEdit

General election 1966: Chislehurst [10][11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Alistair Macdonald 22,757 45.09 +3.85
Conservative Patricia Hornsby-Smith 21,947 43.49 -0.77
Liberal Paul Hayden 5,761 11.42 -3.08
Majority 810 1.61 N/A
Turnout 50,465 84.26 +1.40
Registered electors 59,895
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +2.31
General election 1964: Chislehurst [12][13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Patricia Hornsby-Smith 22,251 44.26 -6.05
Labour Ronald W Huzzard 20,736 41.24 +3.98
Liberal Sheilagh M Hobday 7,291 14.50 +2.06
Majority 1,515 3.01 -10.04
Turnout 50,278 82.86 -2.95
Registered electors 60,678
Conservative hold Swing -5.02

Elections in the 1950sEdit

General election 1959: Chislehurst [14][15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Patricia Hornsby-Smith 25,748 50.31 +0.56
Labour Margaret Reid 19,069 37.26 -4.63
Liberal David C Blackburn 6,366 12.44 +4.08
Majority 6,679 13.05 +5.20
Turnout 51,183 85.81 +0.94
Registered electors 59,646
Conservative hold Swing +2.60
General election 1955: Chislehurst [16][17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Patricia Hornsby-Smith 24,514 49.75 -1.04
Labour George Wallace 20,644 41.89 -7.32
Liberal David C Blackburn 4,120 8.36 N/A
Majority 3,870 7.85 +6.28
Turnout 49,278 84.87 -3.10
Registered electors 58,063
Conservative hold Swing +3.14
General election 1951: Chislehurst [18][19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Patricia Hornsby-Smith 31,679 50.79 +6.0
Labour George Wallace 30,699 49.21 +4.72
Majority 980 1.57 +1.27
Turnout 62,378 87.97 +1.66
Registered electors 70,906
Conservative hold Swing +0.64
General election 1950: Chislehurst [20][21]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Patricia Hornsby-Smith 25,215 44.79 +7.49
Labour George Wallace 25,048 44.49 -4.98
Liberal David A Hughes 6,039 10.73 -2.50
Majority 167 0.30 N/A
Turnout 56,302 86.31 +13.90
Registered electors 65,231
Conservative gain from Labour Swing +6.24

Elections in the 1940sEdit

General election 1945: Chislehurst [22][23]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George Wallace 25,522 49.47 +27.67
Conservative Nigel Fisher 19,243 37.30 -31.61
Liberal Ernest Charles Gendall Hawkins 6,824 13.23 +3.90
Majority 6,279 12.17 N/A
Turnout 51,589 72.41 +6.35
Registered electors 71,246
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +29.64

Elections in the 1930sEdit

General election 1935: Chislehurst [22][24]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Waldron Smithers 38,705 68.91 -16.05
Labour Tom Colyer 12,227 21.77 +6.73
Liberal J. Alun Williams 5,238 9.33 N/A
Majority 26,478 47.14 -22.78
Turnout 56,170 66.06 -3.74
Registered electors 85,024
Conservative hold Swing -11.39
General election 1931: Chislehurst [22][25]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Waldron Smithers 32,371 84.96 +31.2
Labour Tom Colyer 5,731 15.04 -2.4
Majority 26,640 69.92 +44.9
Turnout 38,102 69.80 +0.2
Registered electors 54,589
Conservative hold Swing +16.8

Elections in the 1920sEdit

General election 1929: Chislehurst [22]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist Waldron Smithers 16,909 53.8 −12.3
Liberal James Douglas Bateman 9,025 28.8 +12.1
Labour James Lamb Thomson 5,445 17.4 +0.2
Majority 7,884 25.0 −23.9
Turnout 31,379 69.6 −3.1
Registered electors 45,116
Unionist hold Swing −12.2
General election 1924: Chislehurst [22]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist Waldron Smithers 14,440 66.1 +10.6
Labour John Lamb Thomson 3,757 17.2 N/A
Liberal Robert Charles Reginald Nevill 3,647 16.7 −27.8
Majority 10,683 48.9 +37.9
Turnout 21,844 72.7 +12.2
Registered electors 30,020
Unionist hold Swing +19.2
 
David Mason
 
R.C. Nesbitt
General election 1923: Chislehurst [22]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist Robert Chancellor Nesbitt 9,725 55.5 −9.9
Liberal Robert Charles Reginald Nevill 7,806 44.5 +9.9
Majority 1,919 11.0 −19.8
Turnout 17,531 60.5 −3.2
Registered electors 28,961
Unionist hold Swing −9.9
General election 1922: Chislehurst [22]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist Robert Chancellor Nesbitt 11,801 65.4 −11.4
Liberal David Marshall Mason 6,256 34.6 N/A
Majority 5,545 30.8 −22.8
Turnout 18,057 63.7 +23.3
Registered electors 28,336
Unionist hold Swing N/A

Elections in the 1910sEdit

General election 1918: Chislehurst [22]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
C Unionist Alfred Smithers 8,314 76.8 n/a
National Alfred Edmunds 2,507 23.2 n/a
Majority 5,807 53.6 n/a
Turnout 40.4 n/a
Unionist win
C indicates candidate endorsed by the coalition government.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Politics Resources". Election 1992. Politics Resources. 9 April 1992. Archived from the original on 24 July 2011. Retrieved 6 December 2010.
  3. ^ "Election Data 1987". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
  4. ^ "Election Data 1983". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
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