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Worsley and Eccles South (UK Parliament constituency)

Coordinates: 53°30′34″N 2°23′09″W / 53.509560°N 2.385972°W / 53.509560; -2.385972

Worsley and Eccles South
County constituency
for the House of Commons
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Boundary of Worsley and Eccles South in Greater Manchester for the 2010 general election.
Outline map
Location of Greater Manchester within England.
CountyGreater Manchester
Electorate73,409 (December 2010)[1]
Current constituency
Created2010
Member of ParliamentBarbara Keeley (Labour)
Number of membersOne
Created fromWorsley
Eccles
Overlaps
European Parliament constituencyNorth West England

Worsley and Eccles South is a county constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The seat is currently held by Barbara Keeley MP of the Labour Party. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election. It is favourable mostly to the Labour Party, though it does contain two of the Conservatives' strongest wards in the City of Salford (Worsley, Boothstown and Ellenbrook).

For seats before 2010, see Worsley and Eccles.

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BoundariesEdit

 
Worsley and Eccles South electoral wards.

Following its 2006 review of parliamentary representation in Greater Manchester, the Boundary Commission for England recommended the creation of a modified Worsley constituency, incorporating a part of Eccles, to be called Worsley and Eccles South.[2]

The electoral wards included in the Worsley and Eccles South constituency are:

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member[3] Party
2010 Barbara Keeley Labour

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

General election 2017: Worsley and Eccles South[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Barbara Keeley 26,046 57.1 +12.8
Conservative Iain Lindley 17,667 38.7 +8.6
Liberal Democrat Kate Clarkson 1,087 2.4 -0.2
Green Tom Dylan 842 1.8 -1.1
Majority 8,379 18.4 +4.3
Turnout 45,642 61.9 +3.6
Labour hold Swing +2.1
General election 2015: Worsley and Eccles South[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Barbara Keeley 18,600 44.2 +1.3
Conservative Iain Lindley 12,654 30.1 -2.4
UKIP Owen Hammond 7,688 18.3 +13.4
Green Chris Bertenshaw 1,242 3.0 N/A
Liberal Democrat Kate Clarkson 1,100 2.6 -13.9
TUSC Steve North 380 0.9 N/A
Reality Mags McNally 200 0.5 N/A
Independent Geoffrey Berg 184 0.4 N/A
Majority 5,946 14.1 +3.7
Turnout 42,048 58.3 +0.8
Labour hold Swing +1.9
General election 2010: Worsley and Eccles South[7][8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Barbara Keeley 17,892 42.9 -10.4
Conservative Iain Lindley 13,555 32.5 +4.8
Liberal Democrat Richard Gadsden 6,883 16.5 +3.6
UKIP Andrew Townsend 2,037 4.9 -1.2
English Democrat Paul Whitelegg 1,334 3.2 N/A
Majority 4,337 10.4
Turnout 41,701 57.5

See alsoEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. ^ "Electorate Figures – Boundary Commission for England". 2011 Electorate Figures. Boundary Commission for England. 4 March 2011. Archived from the original on November 6, 2010. Retrieved 13 March 2011.
  2. ^ "Final Recommendations for Parliamentary Constituency Boundaries in Greater Manchester". Boundary Commission for England (North West). Government News Network. 2006-07-19. Archived from the original (HTTP) on 2007-09-30. Retrieved 2007-04-05.
  3. ^ Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "W" (part 5)
  4. ^ "Worsley & Eccles South parliamentary constituency". BBC News.
  5. ^ "Election Data 2015". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 17 October 2015. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
  6. ^ "Worsley & Eccles South". BBC News. Retrieved 11 May 2015.
  7. ^ "Election Data 2010". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 26 July 2013. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
  8. ^ "Worsley & Eccles South". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2010-05-07.