Preston South (UK Parliament constituency)


Preston South (UK Parliament constituency)

UK former constituency infobox
Name = Preston South
Type = Borough
Year = 1950
Abolition = 1983
members = one

Preston South was a parliamentary constituency in the city of Preston in Lancashire. It returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

The constituency was created for the 1950 general election, and abolished for the 1983 general election. From the 1983 election onwards, the areas covered by Preston South were moved to Preston and South Ribble

Members of Parliament

Election Results

Election box begin
title=General Election 1970: Preston South
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Alan Green
votes = 20,480
percentage = 51.7
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Peter Mahon
votes = 19,149
percentage = 48.3
change =
Election box majority
votes = 1,331
percentage = 3.4
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 75.9
change =
Election box gain with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
loser = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1966: Preston South
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Peter Mahon
votes = 20,720
percentage = 53.6
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Alan Green
votes = 17,931
percentage = 46.4
change =
Election box majority
votes = 2,789
percentage = 7.2
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 79.9
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1964: Preston South
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Peter Mahon
votes = 19,352
percentage = 50.5
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Alan Green
votes = 19,004
percentage = 49.5
change =
Election box majority
votes = 348
percentage = 1.0
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 78.8
change =
Election box gain with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
loser = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1959: Preston South
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Alan Green
votes = 21,954
percentage = 53.7
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = T. G. Bradley
votes = 18,935
percentage = 46.3
change =
Election box majority
votes = 3,019
percentage = 7.4
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 82.1
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1955: Preston South
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Alan Green
votes = 21,497
percentage = 50.6
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Edward Shackleton
votes = 21,023
percentage = 49.4
change =
Election box majority
votes = 474
percentage = 1.2
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 81.9
change =
Election box gain with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
loser = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1951: Preston South
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Edward Shackleton
votes = 22,760
percentage = 50.0
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Neil McLean
votes = 20,744
percentage = 50.0
change =
Election box majority
votes = 16
percentage = 0.0
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 86.5
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1950: Preston South
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Edward Shackleton
votes = 22,716
percentage = 50.2
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Neil McLean
votes = 22,567
percentage = 49.8
change =
Election box majority
votes = 149
percentage = 0.4
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 85.7
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

References

*Rayment


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