Saffron Walden (UK Parliament constituency)


Saffron Walden (UK Parliament constituency)

UK constituency infobox
Name = Saffron Walden
Map1 = SaffronWalden
Map2 = Essex
Type = County
Year = 1885
Entity = Essex
County = Essex
EP = East of England
MP = Alan Haselhurst
Party = Conservative

Saffron Walden is a parliamentary 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

The constituency is based around the town of Saffron Walden, in North-West Essex. Other major conurbations within the boundaries are Dunmow and Halstead. Occupying nearly 400 square miles, Saffron Walden is the largest constituency, by area, in Essex. [cite web|url=http://www.siralanhaselhurst.net/about_con.htm|title=About the Constituency|publisher=www.siralanhaselhurst.net|accessdate=2008-02-15]

Members of Parliament

Election results

Election box begin
title=General Election 2005: Saffron Walden
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Alan Haselhurst
votes = 27,263
percentage = 51.4
change = +2.5
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Elfreda Tealby-Watson
votes = 14,255
percentage = 26.9
change = +2.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Swatantra Nandanwar
votes = 8,755
percentage = 16.5
change = −6.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Raymond Tyler
votes = 1,412
percentage = 2.7
change = −0.8
Election box candidate with party link
party = English Democrats Party
candidate = Raymond Brown
votes = 860
percentage = 1.6
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Veritas (political party)
candidate = Trevor Hackett
votes = 475
percentage = 0.9
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 13,008
percentage = 24.5
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 53,020
percentage = 68.3
change = +3.1
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing = +0.3

Election box begin
title=General Election 2001: Saffron Walden
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Alan Haselhurst
votes = 24,485
percentage = 48.9
change = +3.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Elfreda Tealby-Watson
votes = 12,481
percentage = 24.9
change = -1.9
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Tania Rogers
votes = 11,305
percentage = 22.6
change = +1.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Richard Glover
votes = 1,769
percentage = 3.5
change = +2.4
Election box majority
votes = 12,004
percentage = 24.0
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 50,040
percentage = 65.2
change = -11.7
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

See also

* List of Parliamentary constituencies in Essex

References


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