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Llandaff and Barry (UK Parliament constituency)

Llandaff and Barry was a county constituency centred on the towns of Llandaff and Barry in Wales. It returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

Llandaff and Barry
Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
Preserved countyGlamorganshire
Major settlementsLlandaff, Barry
19181950
Number of membersOne
Replaced byBarry and Cardiff West
Created fromSouth Glamorganshire

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

Contents

BoundariesEdit

The Urban District of Barry, and the Rural District of Llandaff and Dinas Powis.

Members of ParliamentEdit

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 1910sEdit

General election 1918: Llandaff and Barry[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
C Unionist William Cope 13,307 62.0 N/A
Labour Russell Lowell Jones 6,607 30.8 N/A
Independent Charles Frederick Gilborne Sixsmith 1,539 7.2 N/A
Majority 6,700 31.2 N/A
Turnout 63.0 N/A
Unionist win
C indicates candidate endorsed by the coalition government.

Elections in the 1920sEdit

General election 1922: Llandaff and Barry[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist William Cope 13,129 44.1 -17.9
Labour James Lovat-Fraser 9,031 30.4 -0.4
Liberal John Claxton Meggitt 7,577 25.5 n/a
Majority 4,098 13.7 -17.5
Turnout 76.8 +13.8
Unionist hold Swing -8.7
General election 1923: Llandaff and Barry[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist William Cope 11,050 37.9 -6.2
Liberal Elfyn William David 10,213 35.1 +9.6
Labour Thomas F. Worrall 7,871 27.0 -3.4
Majority 837 2.8 -10.9
Turnout 72.1 -4.7
Unionist hold Swing -7.9
General election 1924: Llandaff and Barry[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist William Cope 15,801 46.8
Labour Charles Lloyd 11,609 34.3
Liberal Elfyn William David 6,389 18.9
Majority 4,192 12.5
Turnout 80.2
Unionist hold Swing
General election 1929: Llandaff and Barry[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Charles Lloyd 21,468 40.8
Unionist William Cope 18,799 35.7
Liberal Ewan Davies 12,352 23.5
Majority 2,669 5.1
Turnout 82.5
Labour gain from Unionist Swing

Elections in the 1930sEdit

General election 1931: Llandaff and Barry[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Patrick Munro 33,590 60.7
Labour Charles Lloyd 21,767 39.3
Majority 11,823 21.4
Turnout 55,357 81.8
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
General election 1935: Llandaff and Barry[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Patrick Munro 29,099 51.2
Labour Charles Lloyd 27,677 48.7
Majority 1,422 2.5
Turnout 56,776 77.0
Conservative hold Swing

General Election 1939/40

Another General Election was required to take place before the end of 1940. The political parties had been making preparations for an election to take place and by the Autumn of 1939, the following candidates had been selected;

Elections in the 1940sEdit

1942 Llandaff and Barry by-election[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Cyril Lakin 19,408 56.9 +5.7
Independent Socialist Kim Mackay 13,753 40.3
Independent Welsh Nationalist Rolle Malcolm Ritson Paton 975 2.9
Majority 5,655 16.6 +14.1
Turnout 34,136
Conservative hold Swing
General election 1945: Llandaff and Barry[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Lynn Ungoed-Thomas 33,706 47.5 -1.2
Conservative Cyril Lakin 27,108 38.2 -13.0
Liberal Morgan Edward Bransbury-Williams 10,132 14.3 n/a
Majority 6,598 9.3
Turnout 73.8
Labour gain from Conservative Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ British Parliamentary Election Results 1918–1949, FWS Craig
  2. ^ British Parliamentary Election Results 1918–1949, FWS Craig
  3. ^ British Parliamentary Election Results 1918–1949, FWS Craig
  4. ^ British Parliamentary Election Results 1918–1949, FWS Craig
  5. ^ British Parliamentary Election Results 1918–1949, FWS Craig
  6. ^ British Parliamentary Election Results 1918–1949, FWS Craig
  7. ^ British Parliamentary Election Results 1918–1949, FWS Craig
  8. ^ Report of the Annual Conference of the Labour Party, 1939
  9. ^ British Parliamentary Election Results 1918–1949, FWS Craig
  10. ^ British Parliamentary Election Results 1918–1949, FWS Craig