Rutland and Melton (UK Parliament constituency)


Rutland and Melton (UK Parliament constituency)

UK constituency infobox alt
Name = Rutland and Melton


Type = County
Year = 1983
Entity = Leicestershire
DivisionType = Counties
Division = Leicestershire, Rutland
EP = East Midlands
MP = Alan Duncan
Party = Conservative

Rutland and Melton is a county constituency represented in 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.

Boundaries

It covers all of Rutland, Melton Borough and some parts Harborough district to the boundary of the city of Leicester (such as Scraptoft).

Members of Parliament

* 1983 – 1992: Sir Michael Latham, Conservative
* 1992 – "present": Alan Duncan, Conservative

Election results

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Alan Duncan
votes =
percentage =
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Grahame Hudson
votes =
percentage =
change =

Elections in the 2000s

Election box begin
title=General Election 2005: Rutland and Melton
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Alan Duncan
votes = 25,237
percentage = 51.2
change = +3.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Linda Arnold
votes = 12,307
percentage = 25.0
change = −4.8
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Grahame Hudson
votes = 9,153
percentage = 18.6
change = +0.8
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Peter Baker
votes = 1,554
percentage = 3.2
change = +0.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Veritas (political party)
candidate = Duncan Shelley
votes = 696
percentage = 1.4
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Helen Pender
votes = 337
percentage = 0.7
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 12,930
percentage = 26.2
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 49,284
percentage = 65.0
change = +0.8
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing = +4.0

Election box begin
title=General Election 2001: Rutland and Melton
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Alan Duncan
votes = 22,621
percentage = 48.1
change = +2.3
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Matthew O’Callaghan
votes = 14,009
percentage = 29.8
change = +0.8
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Kim Lee
votes = 8,386
percentage = 17.8
change = -1.4
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Peter Baker
votes = 1,223
percentage = 2.6
change = +1.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green Party of England and Wales
candidate = Chris Davies
votes = 817
percentage = 1.7
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 8,612
percentage = 18.3
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 47,056
percentage = 64.2
change = -10.7
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Elections in the 1990s

Elections in the 1980s

Election box begin
title=General Election 1987: Rutland and Melton
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Michael Latham
votes = 37,073
percentage = 62.0
change = -
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Chris Burke
votes = 8,680
percentage = 14.5
change = -
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = Rob Renold
votes = 14,051
percentage = 23.5
change = -
Election box majority
votes = 23,022
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 59,804
percentage = -
change = -
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =
Election box begin
title=General Election 1983: Rutland and Melton
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Michael Latham
votes = 33,262
percentage = -
change = -
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = John Whitby
votes = 6,414
percentage = -
change = -
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = David Farrer
votes = 14,909
percentage = -
change = -
Election box candidate with party link
party = Ecology Party (UK)
candidate = Heather Goddard
votes = 532
percentage = -
change = -
Election box majority
votes = 18,353
percentage = -
change = -
Election box turnout
votes = 59,804
percentage = -
change = -
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

See also

* List of Parliamentary constituencies in Leicestershire and Rutland


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