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Kingston upon Hull South West (UK Parliament constituency)

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Kingston upon Hull South West was a borough constituency in the city of Kingston upon Hull in East Yorkshire. It returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, elected by the first past the post voting system.

Kingston upon Hull South West
Former Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
19181950
Number of membersone
Replaced byHull Central
Created fromHull West

The constituency was created for the 1918 general election, and abolished for the 1950 general election.

Contents

BoundariesEdit

The County Borough of Kingston-upon-Hull wards of Coltman, North Newington, and South Newington.

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election resultsEdit

Election in the 1910sEdit

 
Entwistle
General election 1918: Hull South West[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Cyril Entwistle 6,724 41.52 N/A
C Coalition Labour John R. Bell 5,005 30.90 N/A
Labour Robert Mell 3,121 19.27 N/A
NFDDSS Albert Edward Shakesby 695 4.29 N/A
Independent Business Percy Selwyn Newbond 650 4.01 N/A
Majority 1,719 10.61 N/A
Turnout 16,195 49.68 N/A
Registered electors 32,601
Liberal win (new seat)
C indicates candidate endorsed by the coalition government.

Bell was also endorsed by the National Sailors and Firemans Union

Elections in the 1920sEdit

General election 1922: Hull South West[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Cyril Entwistle 10,360 40.61 −0.91
Unionist Herbert Brent Grotrian 9,597 37.62 N/A
Labour John Arnott 4,859 19.05 −0.22
National Liberal David Pughe 692 2.71 N/A
Majority 763 2.99 N/A
Turnout 25,508 72.50 +22.82
Registered electors 35,182
Liberal hold Swing
General election 1923: Hull South West[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Cyril Entwistle 10,316 40.98 +0.37
Unionist Herbert Brent Grotrian 8,883 35.29 −2.33
Labour John Arnott 5,973 23.83 +4.78
Majority 1,433 5.69 +2.70
Turnout 25,172 70.25 −2.25
Registered electors 35,832
Liberal hold Swing +1.35
General election 1924: Hull South West[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist Herbert Brent Grotrian 11,190 40.97 +5.68
Liberal Cyril Entwistle 8,155 29.86 −11.12
Labour John Arnott 7,965 29.17 +5.34
Majority 3,035 11.11 N/A
Turnout 27,310 75.36 +5.11
Registered electors 36,240
Unionist gain from Liberal Swing +8.40
General election 1929: Hull South West[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Arnott 14,903 41.18 +12.01
Unionist Herbert Brent Grotrian 12,464 34.44 −6.53
Liberal Herbert Aubrey Crowe 8,826 24.39 −5.47
Majority 2,439 6.74 N/A
Turnout 36,193 76.65 +1.29
Registered electors 47,219
Labour gain from Unionist Swing +9.27

Elections in the 1930sEdit

General election 1931: Hull South West[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Richard Law 25,909 66.83 +32.39
Labour John Arnott 12,857 33.17 −8.01
Majority 13,052 33.67 N/A
Turnout 38,766 78.60 +1.95
Registered electors 49,322
Conservative gain from Labour Swing +20.20
General election 14 November 1935: Hull South West[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Richard Law 17,406 51.00 −15.83
Labour John Arnott 13,975 40.95 +7.78
Liberal Francis Vernon Baxter 2,749 8.05 N/A
Majority 3,431 10.05 −23.62
Turnout 34,130 68.77 −9.83
Registered electors 49,632
Conservative hold Swing −11.81

Election in the 1940sEdit

General Election 1939/40: A general election was due to take place by the spring of 1940. By the autumn of 1939, the following candidates had been adopted to contest that election. Due to the outbreak of war, the election never took place.

General election 1945: Hull South West[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Sydney Smith 18,606 58.98 +18.03
Conservative Richard Law 10,294 32.63 −18.37
Liberal Ernest Edgar Dalton 2,645 8.38 +0.33
Majority 8,312 26.35 N/A
Turnout 31,545 74.54 +5.77
Registered electors 42,320
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +18.20

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 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. 419. ISBN 0-900178-01-9.