Southend East (UK Parliament constituency)


Southend East (UK Parliament constituency)

UK former constituency infobox
Name = Southend East
Type = Borough
Year = 1950
Abolition = 1997
members = one

Southend East was a parliamentary constituency centred on the town of Southend-on-Sea in Essex. 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 1997 general election, when it was largely replaced by the new constituency of Rochford and Southend East.

Members of Parliament

Election results

Election box begin
title=Southend East by-election, 1980
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Teddy Taylor
votes = 13,117
percentage = 36.8
change = -19.3
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Colin George
votes = 12,687
percentage = 35.6
change = +6.5
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = David Evans
votes = 8,939
percentage = 25.1
change = +12
Election box candidate with party link
party = New Britain Party
candidate = Terence Robertson
votes = 532
percentage = 1.5
change = N/A
Election box candidate
party = Anti Common-Market Free Trade
candidate = Oliver Smedley
votes = 207
percentage = 0.6
change = N/A
Election box candidate
party = Independent Liberal
candidate = James Curry
votes = 132
percentage = 0.4
change = N/A
Election box candidate
party = Democratic Monarchist, Public Safety, White Resident
candidate = Bill Boaks
votes = 23
percentage = 0.0
change = N/A
Election box majority
votes = 4,430
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 57,016
percentage = 62.5
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing = -12.87

References

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