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Waterloo (UK Parliament constituency)

Waterloo was a parliamentary constituency centred on the district of Waterloo north of Liverpool in Lancashire. It returned one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, elected by the first past the post system.

Waterloo
Former Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
19181950
Number of membersone
Replaced byCrosby
Created fromSouthport

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HistoryEdit

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

BoundariesEdit

The Urban Districts of Great Crosby, Litherland, Little Crosby, and Waterloo with Seaforth.

Members of ParliamentEdit

Year Member Party
1918 Albert Buckley Unionist
1923 Malcolm Bullock Unionist
1950 constituency abolished

Election resultsEdit

Elections in the 1910sEdit

General Election 1918: Waterloo[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
C Unionist Albert Buckley 13,255 83.5 n/a
Labour Samuel Reeves 2,619 16.5 n/a
Majority 10,636 67.0 n/a
Turnout 15,874 n/a
Unionist win
C indicates candidate endorsed by the coalition government.

Elections in the 1920sEdit

 
Stewart-Brown
General Election 1922: Waterloo
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist Albert Buckley 12,967 67.3 -16.2
Liberal Nessie Stewart-Brown 6,300 32.7 n/a
Majority 6,667 34.6 -32.4
Turnout 19,267 69.4 +2.4
Unionist hold Swing n/a
General Election 1923: Waterloo [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist Malcolm Bullock 10,615 51.2 -16.1
Liberal Robert Lowden Connell 9,965 48.4 +16.1
Majority 650 2.4 -32.2
Turnout 20,580
Unionist hold Swing -16.1
General Election 1924: Waterloo [3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist Malcolm Bullock 15,704 72.0 +20.8
Labour George Frank Titt 6,116 28.0 n/a
Majority 9,588 44.0 +41.6
Turnout 21,820
Unionist hold Swing n/a
 
Sellars
General Election 1929: Waterloo [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist Malcolm Bullock 17,299 52.1 -19.9
Labour John Clifford Leigh 8,142 24.5 -3.5
Liberal Frederic Aked Sellars 7,728 23.3 n/a
Majority 9,157 27.6 -16.4
Turnout 33,169
Unionist hold Swing -8.2

Elections in the 1930sEdit

Elections in the 1940sEdit

General Election 1945: Waterloo
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Malcolm Bullock 19,650 47.4 n/a
Labour Philip Vos 13,795 33.3 n/a
Liberal Joseph Daniel Weir 7,823 18.8 n/a
Independent Cyril Foster 195 0.5 n/a
Majority 5,855 14.1 n/a
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing -8.2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Debrett's House of Commons and the Judicial Bench
  2. ^ The Times House of Commons, 1929
  3. ^ The Times House of Commons, 1929
  4. ^ The Times House of Commons, 1929
  5. ^ Election results 1931 PoliticsResources
  6. ^ Election results 1931 PoliticsResources