Electoral district of Welshpool

Welshpool was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Western Australia from 1974 to 1989.

Welshpool
Western AustraliaLegislative Assembly
StateWestern Australia
Dates current1974–1989
NamesakeWelshpool

The district was based in the south-eastern suburbs of Perth. First contested at the 1974 state election, its first member was Colin Jamieson, hitherto the member for Belmont. Jamieson was leader of the Labor Party from 1976 to 1978 and remained the seat's member until 1986. He was succeeded by another Labor MP in Bill Thomas, who became the member for Cockburn after Welshpool was abolished at the 1989 state election.

Members for WelshpoolEdit

Member Party Term
  Colin Jamieson Labor 1974–1986
  Bill Thomas Labor 1986–1989