Stretford and Urmston (UK Parliament constituency)


Stretford and Urmston (UK Parliament constituency)

UK constituency infobox
Name = Stretford and Urmston
Map1 = StretfordUrmston
Map2 = GreaterManchester
Entity = Greater Manchester
Type = Borough
County = Greater Manchester
Year = 1997
MP = Beverley Hughes
Party = Labour
EP = North West England

Stretford and Urmston is a borough 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 of Stretford and Urmston is one of three in the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford and covers the north and west of the borough. It contains nine of the Borough of Trafford's wards

*Bucklow-St Martins
*Clifford
*Davyhulme East
*Davyhulme West
*Flixton
*Gorse Hill
*Longford
*Stretford
*Urmston

As at 2000 the total electorate for the constituency was 72,414. [cite web
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Members of Parliament

* 1997 – "present": Beverley Hughes, Labour

Election results

Election box begin
title=General Election 2005: Stretford and Urmston
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Beverley Hughes
votes = 19,417
percentage = 51.0
change = -10.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Damian Hinds
votes = 11,566
percentage = 30.4
change = +3.3
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Faraz Bhatti
votes = 5,323
percentage = 14.0
change = +4.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = RESPECT The Unity Coalition
candidate = Mark Krantz
votes = 950
percentage = 2.5
change = +2.5
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Michael McManus
votes = 845
percentage = 2.2
change = +2.2
Election box majority
votes = 7,851
percentage = 20.6
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 38,101
percentage = 61.5
change = +6.7
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing = -6.7

Election box begin
title=General Election 2001: Stretford and Urmston
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Beverley Hughes
votes = 23,836
percentage = 61.1
change = +2.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Jonathan Mackie
votes = 10,565
percentage = 27.1
change = -3.4
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = John Bridges
votes = 3,891
percentage = 10.0
change = +1.8
Election box candidate
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Katie Price
votes = 713
percentage = 1.8
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 13,271
percentage = 34.0
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 39,005
percentage = 54.8
change = -14.9
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1997: Stretford and Urmston
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Beverley Hughes
votes = 28,480
percentage = 58.5
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = John Raymond Gregory
votes = 14,840
percentage = 30.5
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = John Bridges
votes = 3,978
percentage = 8.2
Election box candidate
party = Referendum Party
candidate = Ms C Dore
votes = 1,397
percentage = 2.9
Election box majority
votes = 13,271
percentage = 34.0
Election box turnout
votes = 48,695
percentage = 69.7
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)

References

See also

* List of Parliamentary constituencies in Greater Manchester


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