Aldershot (UK Parliament constituency)


Aldershot (UK Parliament constituency)

UK constituency infobox
Name = Aldershot
Map1 = Aldershot
Map2 = Hampshire
Type = County
Year = 1918
Entity = Hampshire
County = Hampshire
EP = South East England
MP = Gerald Howarth
Party = Conservative

Aldershot is a county constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It is traditionally a strong Conservative seat.

Boundaries

The constituency is primarily based around the town of Aldershot which is in the north-east of Hampshire, in the borough of Rushmoor. The town of Farnborough is also in the constituency.

Boundary review

Following their review of parliamentary representation in Hampshire, the Boundary Commission for England has made changes across the county as a consequence of population changes.

The electoral wards used in the modified Aldershot constituency are;
*The entire borough of Rushmoor
*From the district of Hart - Blackwater and Hawley, and Frogmore and Darby Green

Members of Parliament

*1918: Roundell Palmer, Viscount Wolmer - Conservative
*1940: Oliver Lyttelton - Conservative
*1954: Sir Eric Errington - Conservative
*1970: Julian Critchley - Conservative
*1997 — "present": Gerald Howarth - Conservative

Elections

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Gerald Howarth
votes = 20,572
percentage = 42.7
change = +0.5
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Adrian Collett
votes = 15,238
percentage = 31.7
change = +4.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Howard Linsley
votes = 9,895
percentage = 20.6
change = -4.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Derek Rumsey
votes = 1,182
percentage = 2.5
change = +0.7
Election box candidate with party link
party = English Democrats Party
candidate = Gary Cowd
votes = 701
percentage = 1.5
change = +1.5
Election box candidate with party link
party = Official Monster Raving Loony Party
candidate = Howling Laud Hope
votes = 553
percentage = 1.1
change = +0.2
Election box majority
votes = 5,334
percentage = 11.1
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 48,141
percentage = 61.3
change = +3.4
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing = −1.8

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Gerald Howarth
votes = 19,106
percentage = 42.2
change = -0.5
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Adrian Collett
votes = 12,512
percentage = 27.6
change = -2.8
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Luke Akehurst
votes = 11,394
percentage = 25.2
change = +1.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Derek Rumsey
votes = 797
percentage = 1.8
change = +0.3
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green Party of England and Wales
candidate = Adam Stacey
votes = 630
percentage = 1.4
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = King Arthur Pendragon
votes = 459
percentage = 1.0
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Official Monster Raving Loony Party
candidate = Howling Laud Hope
votes = 390
percentage = 0.9
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 6,594
percentage = 14.6
change = "N/A"
Election box turnout
votes = 45,288
percentage = 57.9
change = -12.9

ee also

*List of Parliamentary constituencies in Hampshire

References

*Rayment-hc


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