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Tottenham North (UK Parliament constituency)

HistoryEdit

 
Tottenham North in Middlesex, 1918-50

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

BoundariesEdit

The Urban District of Tottenham wards of Lower, Middle, and West Green.

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election resultsEdit

Elections in the 1910sEdit

 
Alden
1918 general election: Tottenham North [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
C Unionist William Prescott 11,891 62.0 n/a
Liberal Percy Alden 7,293 38.0 n/a
Majority 4,598 24.0 n/a
Turnout 55.7 n/a
Unionist win
C indicates candidate endorsed by the coalition government.

Elections in the 1920sEdit

General election 1922: Tottenham North[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Co-op Robert Morrison 10,250 44.2 n/a
Unionist C D Roberts 8,392 36.1 -25.9
National Liberal C Baker 4,181 18.0 n/a
Independent Unionist F Bartle 395 1.7 n/a
Majority 1,858 8.1
Turnout 65.4 +9.7
Labour Co-op gain from Unionist Swing
General election 1923: Tottenham North[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Co-op Robert Morrison 12,696 49.7 +5.5
Unionist William Prescott 8,323 32.6 -3.5
Liberal Oliver Frederick Broadway 4,525 17.7 n/a
Majority 4,373 17.1 +9.0
Turnout 69.3 +3.9
Labour Co-op hold Swing +4.5
General election 1924: Tottenham North[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Co-op Robert Morrison 13,800 51.0 +1.3
Constitutionalist John Sturrock 13,243 49.0 n/a
Majority 557 2.0 -15.1
Turnout 71.3 +2.0
Labour Co-op hold Swing n/a
 
Holden
General election 1929: Tottenham North[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Co-op Robert Morrison 20884 54.0 +3.0
Unionist Harold J Soloman 11,231 29.1 n/a
Liberal Angus Holden 6,535 16.9 n/a
Majority 9,653 24.9 +22.9
Turnout 73.8 +2.5
Labour Co-op hold Swing n/a

Elections in the 1930sEdit

General election 1931: Tottenham North[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Edward Doran 22,172 55.7 +26.6
Labour Co-op Robert Morrison 17,651 44.3 -9.7
Majority 4,521 11.4 36.3
Turnout 71.2 -2.6
Conservative gain from Labour Co-op Swing +18.1
General election 1935: Tottenham North[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Co-op Robert Morrison 21,075 57.2 +12.9
Conservative Edward Doran 13,066 35.5 -20.2
Liberal Leon Charles Augustus Dubery 2,697 7.3 n/a
Majority 11.7 33.1
Turnout 65.9 -5.3
Labour Co-op gain from Conservative Swing +16.5

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

General election 1945: Tottenham North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Co-op Robert Morrison 25,360 71.8 +14.6
Conservative B Hubert Berry 9,955 28.2 −7.3
Majority 15,405 43.6 +21.9
Turnout 35,315 70.3 +4.4
Labour Co-op hold Swing −10.0
1945 Tottenham North by-election
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Co-op William Irving 12,937 63.6 −8.2
Conservative Petre Crowder 7,415 36.4 +8.2
Majority 5,522 27.2 −16.4
Turnout 20,352 39.5 −30.8
Labour Co-op hold Swing 8.2

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