Vale of Clwyd (UK Parliament constituency)


Vale of Clwyd (UK Parliament constituency)

UK constituency infobox alt
Name = The Vale of Clwyd


Type = County
Entity = Wales
DivisionType = Preserved county
Division = Clwyd
Year = 1997
MP = Chris Ruane
Party = Labour
EP = Wales

The Vale of Clwyd is a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election.

The Vale of Clwyd Welsh Assembly constituency was created with the same boundaries in 1999.

Boundaries

The Vale of Clwyd constituency is located in north Wales, and includes the towns of Rhyl, Prestatyn, Denbigh and St. Asaph. It was created for the 1997 general election.

Member of Parliament

Since it was created in 1997, it has been held by Chris Ruane.

* "Constituency created" (1997)

Election results

Election box begin
title=General Election 2005: Vale of Clwyd
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Chris Ruane
votes = 14,875
percentage = 46.0
change = -4.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Felicity Elphick
votes = 10,206
percentage = 31.6
change = -0.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Elizabeth Jewkes
votes = 3,820
percentage = 11.8
change = +2.3
Election box candidate with party link
party = Plaid Cymru
candidate = Mark Jones
votes = 2,309
percentage = 7.1
change = 0.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Mark Young
votes = 442
percentage = 1.4
change = +1.4
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Edna Khambatta
votes = 375
percentage = 1.2
change = 0.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Legalise Cannabis Alliance
candidate = Jeff Ditchfield
votes = 286
percentage = 0.9
change = +0.9
Election box majority
votes = 4,669
percentage = 14.4
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 32,313
percentage = 62.2
change = -1.4
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing = -1.7

Election box begin
title=General Election 2001: Vale of Clwyd
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Chris Ruane
votes = 16,179
percentage = 50.0
change = -2.7
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Brendan Murphy
votes = 10,418
percentage = 32.2
change = +2.4
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Graham Rees
votes = 3,058
percentage = 9.5
change = +0.7
Election box candidate with party link
party = Plaid Cymru
candidate = John Williams
votes = 2,300
percentage = 7.1
change = +1.2
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = William Campbell
votes = 391
percentage = 1.2
change = +0.5
Election box majority
votes = 5,761
percentage = 17.8
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 32,346
percentage = 63.6
change = -11.0
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1997: Vale of Clwyd
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Chris Ruane
votes = 20,617
percentage = 52.7
change = n/a
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = David Edwards
votes = 11,662
percentage = 29.8
change = n/a
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Daniel Munford
votes = 3,425
percentage = 8.8
change = n/a
Election box candidate with party link
party = Plaid Cymru
candidate = Gwyneth Kensler
votes = 2,301
percentage = 5.9
change = n/a
Election box candidate with party link
party = Referendum Party
candidate = Simon Vickers
votes = 834
percentage = 2.1
change = n/a
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Scott Cooke
votes = 293
percentage = 0.7
change = n/a

Election box majority
votes = 8,995
percentage = 22.9
change = n/a
Election box turnout
votes = 39,132
percentage = 74.6
change = n/a

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See also

* List of Parliamentary constituencies in Clwyd


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