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Mid Derbyshire (UK Parliament constituency)

Mid Derbyshire is a constituency[n 1] represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since its 2010 creation by Pauline Latham, a Conservative.[n 2]

Mid Derbyshire
County constituency
for the House of Commons
Outline map
Boundary of Mid Derbyshire in Derbyshire for the 2010 general election.
Outline map
Location of Derbyshire within England.
CountyDerbyshire
Electorate66,855 (2015 Election)[1]
Major settlementsBelper, Borrowash, Duffield, West Hallam
in Derby: Allestree, Oakwood and Spondon
Current constituency
Created2010
Member of parliamentPauline Latham OBE (Conservative Party)
Created fromAmber Valley
18851918
Type of constituencyCounty constituency
Replaced byBelper
Created fromSouth Derbyshire
Overlaps
European Parliament constituencyEast Midlands

Contents

BoundariesEdit

Following their review of parliamentary representation, the Boundary Commission for England created this seat. Neighbouring constituencies have had consequential boundary changes, with Erewash and Amber Valley two of the most affected.

The constituency is made up of the following electoral wards:

Members of ParliamentEdit

MPs 1885–1918Edit

Election Member[2] Party
1885 Sir James Alfred Jacoby Liberal
1909 John Hancock Labour
1915 Liberal
1918 constituency abolished

MPs since 2010Edit

Election Member[2] Party
2010 Pauline Latham Conservative

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

General Election 2017: Mid Derbyshire [3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Pauline Latham 29,513 58.6 +6.4
Labour Alison Martin 17,897 35.5 +10.1
Liberal Democrat Adam Wain 1,793 3.6 −1.2
Green Sue MacFarlane 1,168 2.3 −1.7
Majority 11,616 23.0 −3.8
Turnout 50,461 [4] 74.6 +4.0
Conservative hold Swing -1.35
General Election 2015: Mid Derbyshire[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Pauline Latham 24,908 52.2 +3.9
Labour Nicola Heaton 12,134 25.4 +1.0
UKIP Martin Fitzpatrick 6,497 13.6 +11
Liberal Democrat Hilary Jones[6] 2,292 4.8 -15.7
Green Sue MacFarlane[7] 1,898 4.0 +4.0
Majority 12,774 26.8 +2.9
Turnout 47,729 70.6 -0.8
Conservative hold Swing +1.45
General Election 2010: Mid Derbyshire[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Pauline Latham 22,877 48.3 +1.1
Labour Hardyal Dhindsa 11,585 24.5 −10.2
Liberal Democrat Sally McIntosh 9,711 20.5 +4.5
BNP Lewis Allsebrook 1,698 3.6 N/A
UKIP Anthony Kay 1,252 2.6 +0.5
Monster Raving Loony R.U.Seerius 219 0.5 N/A
Majority 11,292 23.9 +11.4
Turnout 47,342 71.4 +4.9
Conservative hold Swing +5.65

Elections in the 1910sEdit

General Election 1914/15:

Another General Election was required to take place before the end of 1915. The political parties had been making preparations for an election to take place and by July 1914, the following candidates had been selected;

General Election December 1910: Mid Derbyshire[9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Hancock 6,557 60.5 -3.4
Conservative David Rhys 4,287 39.5 +3.4
Majority 2,270 21.0 -6.8
Turnout 79.4 -7.2
Labour hold Swing -3.4
General Election January 1910: Mid Derbyshire[9][11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Hancock 7,557 63.9 +3.4
Conservative Francis Francis 4,268 36.1 -3.4
Majority 3,289 27.8 +6.8
Turnout 86.6 +2.6
Labour hold Swing +3.4

Elections in the 1900sEdit

Mid Derbyshire by-election, 1909[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Lib-Lab John Hancock 6,735 60.5 −6.5
Conservative Samuel Cresswell 4,392 39.5 +6.5
Majority 2,343 21.0 −13.0
Turnout 11,127 84.0 +1.4
Registered electors 13,244
Lib-Lab hold Swing +6.5
  • Hancock, who was sponsored by the Derbyshire Miners Association was chosen by the local Liberal Association as their candidate. During the campaign he agreed that he would sign the Labour Party constitution, so some records describe him as the Labour party candidate.
 
Jacoby
General Election 1906: Mid Derbyshire[9][12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal James Alfred Jacoby 7,065 67.0 +10.5
Conservative Samuel Cresswell 3,475 33.0 -10.5
Majority 3,590 34.0 +21.0
Turnout 10,540 82.6 -0.4
Registered electors 12,757
Liberal hold Swing +10.5
General Election 1900: Mid Derbyshire[9][12][13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal James Alfred Jacoby 5,323 56.5 +3.4
Conservative Henry St John Digby Raikes 4,094 43.5 −3.4
Majority 1,229 13.0 +6.8
Turnout 9,417 83.0 -5.5
Registered electors 11,347
Liberal hold Swing +3.4

Elections in the 1890sEdit

 
Jacoby
General Election 1895: Mid Derbyshire[9][12][14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal James Alfred Jacoby 4,926 53.1 -2.5
Conservative William Bridgeman 4,351 46.9 +2.5
Majority 575 6.2 -5.0
Turnout 9,277 88.5 +9.1
Registered electors 10,479
Liberal hold Swing -2.5
General Election 1892: Mid Derbyshire[9][12][15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal James Alfred Jacoby 4,899 55.6 +0.4
Conservative John Satterfield Sanders 3,907 44.4 -0.4
Majority 992 11.2 +0.8
Turnout 8,806 79.4 -7.1
Registered electors 11,089
Liberal hold Swing +0.4

Elections in the 1880sEdit

General Election 1886: Mid Derbyshire[9][12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal James Alfred Jacoby 4,569 55.2 -8.8
Liberal Unionist Charles Seely 3,706 44.8 +8.8
Majority 863 10.4 -17.6
Turnout 8,275 86.5 -2.5
Registered electors 9,571
Liberal hold Swing -8.8
General Election 1885: Mid Derbyshire[9][12][16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal James Alfred Jacoby 5,447 64.0 N/A
Conservative John Burton Barrow 3,067 36.0 N/A
Majority 2,380 28.0 N/A
Turnout 8,514 89.0 N/A
Registered electors 9,571
Liberal win (new seat)

See alsoEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

Notes
  1. ^ A county constituency (for the purposes of election expenses and type of returning officer)
  2. ^ As with all constituencies, the constituency elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election at least every five years.
References
  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-04-06. Retrieved 2015-05-08.>
  2. ^ a b Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "D" (part 1)
  3. ^ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/politics/constituencies/E14000814
  4. ^ https://news.derby.gov.uk/full-general-election-2017-results/
  5. ^ "Election Data 2015". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 17 October 2015. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
  6. ^ http://www.derbytelegraph.co.uk/Derby-Liberal-Democrat-leader-Hilary-Jones-stand/story-20859309-detail/story.html/</
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-02-04. Retrieved 2015-02-04.
  8. ^ "Election Data 2010". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 26 July 2013. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
  9. ^ a b c d e f g h i British Parliamentary Election Results 1885-1918, FWS Craig
  10. ^ Debrett's House of Commons & Judicial Bench, 1916
  11. ^ Debrett's House of Commons & Judicial Bench, 1916
  12. ^ a b c d e f The Liberal Year Book, 1907
  13. ^ Debrett's House of Commons & Judicial Bench, 1901
  14. ^ Debrett's House of Commons & Judicial Bench, 1901
  15. ^ Debrett's House of Commons & Judicial Bench, 1896
  16. ^ Debrett's House of Commons & Judicial Bench, 1886

Coordinates: 52°57′N 1°24′W / 52.95°N 1.40°W / 52.95; -1.40