Sheffield Hillsborough (UK Parliament constituency)


Sheffield Hillsborough (UK Parliament constituency)

UK constituency infobox
Name = Sheffield Hillsborough
Map1 = SheffieldHillsborough
Type = County
Map2 = SouthYorkshire
Entity = South Yorkshire
County = South Yorkshire
Year = 1918
MP = Angela Smith
Party = Labour
EP = Yorkshire and the Humber

Sheffield Hillsborough is a Parliamentary constituency in the City of Sheffield. It is considered a safe Labour seat and was represented by Helen Jackson from 1992 to 2005. She did not stand again in the 2005 general election and was succeeded by Angela Smith.The Sheffield Hillsborough constituency is due to be abolished at the next General Election (2009-2010). It is to be divided up and incorporated into the Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough, Sheffield Hallam and Penistone and Stocksbridge constituencies.

Boundaries

Sheffield Hillsborough constituency covers north west Sheffield. It is named for Hillsborough and reaches north west to Stocksbridge.

It includes the wards of East Ecclesfield, West Ecclesfield, Hillsborough, Stannington, Stocksbridge and Upper Don and Walkley.

It borders the constituencies of Barnsley West and Penistone, High Peak, Rotherham, Sheffield Central, Sheffield Hallam, Sheffield Brightside and Wentworth.

Members of Parliament

Elections

Election box begin
title=General Election 2005: Sheffield Hillsborough

Elections in the 2000s

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Angela Smith
votes = 23,477
percentage = 51.17
change = -5.66
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = John Commons
votes = 12,234
percentage = 26.66
change = +4.09
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Jackie Doyle-Price
votes = 6,890
percentage = 15.02
change = -3.32
Election box candidate with party link
party = British National Party
candidate = David Wright
votes = 2,010
percentage = 4.38
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Maurice Patterson
votes = 1,273
percentage = 2.77
change = +0.51
Election box majority
votes = 11,243
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 45,844
percentage = 60.61
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing = -4.87
Election box begin
title=General Election 2001: Sheffield Hillsborough
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Helen Jackson
votes = 24,170
percentage = 56.8
change = -0.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = John Commons
votes = 9,601
percentage = 22.6
change = -3.3
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Graham King
votes = 7,801
percentage = 18.3
change = +3.8
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Peter Webb
votes = 964
percentage = 2.3
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 14,569
percentage = 34.2
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 42,536
percentage = 57.3
change = -13.7
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Elections in the 1990s

Election box begin
title=General Election 1997: Sheffield Hillsborough
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Helen Jackson
votes = 30,150
percentage = 56.9
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Arthur Dunworth
votes = 13,699
percentage = 25.8
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = David Nuttall
votes = 7,707
percentage = 14.5
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Referendum Party
candidate = John Rusling
votes = 1,468
percentage = 2.8
change =
Election box majority
votes = 16,451
percentage = 31.0
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 53,024
percentage = 71.0
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1992: Sheffield Hillsborough
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Helen Jackson
votes = 27,568
percentage = 46.2
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = David Chadwick
votes = 20,500
percentage = 34.3
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Sid Cordle
votes = 11,640
percentage = 19.5
change =
Election box majority
votes = 7,068
percentage = 11.8
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 77.2
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Elections in the 1980s

Election box begin
title=General Election 1987: Sheffield Hillsborough
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Martin Flannery
votes = 26,208
percentage = 44.0
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = David Chadwick
votes = 22,922
percentage = 38.5
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = John Sykes
votes = 10,396
percentage = 17.5
change =
Election box majority
votes = 3,286
percentage = 5.5
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 78.0
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1983: Sheffield Hillsborough
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Martin Flannery
votes = 20,901
percentage = 37.2
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = David Chadwick
votes = 19,355
percentage = 34.5
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Christine Smith
votes = 15,881
percentage = 28.3
change =
Election box majority
votes = 1,546
percentage = 2.8
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 75.4
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Elections in the 1970s

Election box begin
title=General Election 1979: Sheffield Hillsborough
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Martin Flannery
votes = 20,556
percentage = 56.8
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Irvine Patnick
votes = 12,206
percentage = 33.7
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = P. A. Neale
votes = 3,088
percentage = 8.5
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = National Front (UK)
candidate = S. Williams
votes = 326
percentage = 0.9
change =
Election box majority
votes = 8,350
percentage = 23.1
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 70.8
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election October 1974: Sheffield Hillsborough
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Martin Flannery
votes = 21,026
percentage = 60.7
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Brian Williamson
votes = 8,718
percentage = 25.2
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = Robin Osner
votes = 4,912
percentage = 14.2
change =
Election box majority
votes = 12,308
percentage = 35.5
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 66.6
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election February 1974: Sheffield Hillsborough
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Martin Flannery
votes = 22,065
percentage = 55.6
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Brian Williamson
votes = 10,785
percentage = 27.2
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = Robin Osner
votes = 6,863
percentage = 17.3
change =
Election box majority
votes = 11,280
percentage = 28.4
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 76.8
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1970: Sheffield Hillsborough
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Co-operative
candidate = George Darling
votes = 18,775
percentage = 62.1
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Irvine Patnick
votes = 11,445
percentage = 37.9
change =
Election box majority
votes = 7,330
percentage = 24.3
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 65.0
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Co-operative
swing =

Elections in the 1960s

Election box begin
title=General Election 1966: Sheffield Hillsborough
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Co-operative
candidate = George Darling
votes = 22,799
percentage = 67.9
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Michael Mallett
votes = 10,774
percentage = 32.1
change =
Election box majority
votes = 12,025
percentage = 35.8
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 70.3
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Co-operative
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1964: Sheffield Hillsborough
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Co-operative
candidate = George Darling
votes = 22,071
percentage = 62.4
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Robert Lawther
votes = 13,278
percentage = 37.6
change =
Election box majority
votes = 8,793
percentage = 24.9
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 74.5
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Co-operative
swing =

Elections in the 1950s

Election box begin
title=General Election 1959: Sheffield Hillsborough
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Co-operative
candidate = George Darling
votes = 21,888
percentage = 56.5
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Kenneth Arnold
votes = 16,845
percentage = 43.5
change =
Election box majority
votes = 5,043
percentage = 13.0
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 75.9
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Co-operative
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1955: Sheffield Hillsborough
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Co-operative
candidate = George Darling
votes = 23,438
percentage = 58.8
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Stanley Arnold
votes = 16,428
percentage = 41.2
change =
Election box majority
votes = 7,010
percentage = 17.6
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 73.0
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Co-operative
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1951: Sheffield Hillsborough
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Co-operative
candidate = George Darling
votes = 28,274
percentage = 59.0
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = National Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = George Wadsworth
votes = 19,617
percentage = 41.0
change =
Election box majority
votes = 8,657
percentage = 18.1
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 84.9
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Co-operative
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1950: Sheffield Hillsborough
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Co-operative
candidate = George Darling
votes = 28,295
percentage = 58.7
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Knowles Edge
votes = 19,613
percentage = 39.8
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Communist Party of Great Britain
candidate = M. Bennett
votes = 759
percentage = 1.5
change =
Election box majority
votes = 9,312
percentage = 18.0
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 87.1
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Co-operative
swing =

Elections in the 1940s

Election box begin
title=General Election 1945: Sheffield Hillsborough
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Co-operative
candidate = A. V. Alexander
votes = 24,959
percentage = 63.4
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = National Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = R. H. Herbert
votes = 14,403
percentage = 36.6
change =
Election box majority
votes = 10,556
percentage = 26.8
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 76.0
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Co-operative
swing =

Elections in the 1930s

Election box begin
title=General Election 1935: Sheffield Hillsborough
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Co-operative
candidate = A. V. Alexander
votes = 21,025
percentage = 54.3
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Joseph Gurney Braithwaite
votes = 17,721
percentage = 45.7
change =
Election box majority
votes = 3,304
percentage = 8.6
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 76.8
change =
Election box gain with party link
winner = Labour Co-operative
loser = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1931: Sheffield Hillsborough
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Joseph Gurney Braithwaite
votes = 23,819
percentage = 57.9
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Co-operative
candidate = A. V. Alexander
votes = 17,319
percentage = 42.1
change =
Election box majority
votes = 6,500
percentage = 15.8
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 81.6
change =
Election box gain with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
loser = Labour Co-operative
swing =

Elections in the 1920s

Election box begin
title=General Election 1929: Sheffield Hillsborough
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Co-operative
candidate = A. V. Alexander
votes = 20,941
percentage = 57.3
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Albert Harland
votes = 10,489
percentage = 28.8
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = E. H. F. Morris
votes = 5,053
percentage = 13.9
change =
Election box majority
votes = 10,452
percentage = 28.5
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 77.6
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Co-operative
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1924: Sheffield Hillsborough
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Co-operative
candidate = A. V. Alexander
votes = 16,573
percentage = 56.9
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = N. G. Thwaites
votes = 12,554
percentage = 43.1
change =
Election box majority
votes = 4,019
percentage = 13.8
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 77.9
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Co-operative
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1923: Sheffield Hillsborough
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Co-operative
candidate = A. V. Alexander
votes = 15,087
percentage = 55.7
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = C. Boot
votes = 8,369
percentage = 30.9
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = E. Woodhead
votes = 3,636
percentage = 13.4
change =
Election box majority
votes = 6,718
percentage = 24.8
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 73.3
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Co-operative
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1922: Sheffield Hillsborough
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Co-operative
candidate = A. V. Alexander
votes = 15,130
percentage = 56.2
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = National Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = Arthur Neal
votes = 11,812
percentage = 43.8
change =
Election box majority
votes = 3,318
percentage = 12.4
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 74.7
change =
Election box gain with party link
winner = Labour Co-operative
loser = Liberal Party (UK)
swing =

Elections in the 1910s

Election box begin
title=General Election 1918: Sheffield Hillsborough
Election box candidate with party link
party = Coalition Liberal
candidate = Arthur Neal
votes = 11,171
percentage = 73.4
change =
Election box candidate
party = Co-operative Party
candidate = A. Lockwood
votes = 4,050
percentage = 26.6
change =
Election box majority
votes = 7,121
percentage = 46.8
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 42.2
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Coalition Liberal
swing =

See also

* List of Parliamentary constituencies in South Yorkshire

ources

* [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/vote2005/html/514.stm BBC Election 2005]
* [http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/static/vote2001/results_constituencies/constituencies/514.stm BBC Vote 2001]
* [http://politics.guardian.co.uk/hoc/constituency/history/0,9571,-1282,00.html Guardian Unlimited Politics] (Election results from 1992 to the present)
* [http://www.angeltowns.com/town/peerage/hcommons3.htm Leigh Rayment's Peerage Page] (Complete list of MPs)
*http://www.psr.keele.ac.uk/ (Election results from 1951 to the present)
*F. W. S. Craig, "British Parliamentary Election Results 1918 - 1949"
*F. W. S. Craig, "British Parliamentary Election Results 1950 - 1970"
* [http://www.sheffield.gov.uk/EasySite/lib/serveDocument.asp?doc=101328&pgid=113083 Sheffield General Election Results 1945 - 2001] , Sheffield City Council


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