Jarrow (UK Parliament constituency)


Jarrow (UK Parliament constituency)

UK constituency infobox
Name = Jarrow
Map1 = Jarrow
Map2 = TyneWear
Type = Borough
Year = 1885
Entity = Tyne and Wear
County = Tyne and Wear
EP = North East England
MP = Stephen Hepburn
Party = Labour

Jarrow 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 consists of a section of the metropolitan district of South Tyneside. It includes the ancient monastery at Jarrow, and runs from the River Tyne at Jarrow to the North Sea coast at Souter Point. The constituency includes the settlements of Jarrow, Boldon, Hebburn, Fellgate, Cleadon, and Whitburn.

Following boundary changes to be brought in at the next election, Whitburn is removed to neighbouring South Shields.

Members of Parliament

* "Constituency created" (1885)

* 1885 — 1907: Sir Charles Mark Palmer, Liberal
* 1907 — 1910: Peter Francis Curran, Labour
* 1910 — 1922: Godfrey Mark Palmer, Liberal
* 1922 — 1931: Robert John Wilson, Labour
* 1931 — 1935: William George Pearson, Conservative
* 1935 — 1947: Ellen Wilkinson, Labour
* 1947 — 1979: Ernest Fernyhough, Labour
* 1979 — 1997: Donald Dixon, Labour
* 1997 — "present": Stephen Hepburn, Labour

Elections

Election box begin
title=General Election 2005: Jarrow
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Stephen Hepburn
votes = 20,554
percentage = 60.5
change = -5.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Bill Schardt
votes = 6,650
percentage = 19.6
change = +4.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Linkson Jack
votes = 4,807
percentage = 14.1
change = -0.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Alan Badger
votes = 1,567
percentage = 4.6
change = +2.5
Election box candidate
party = Safeguard the National Health Service
candidate = Roger Nettleship
votes = 400
percentage = 1.2
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 13,904
percentage = 40.9
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 33,978
percentage = 55.0
change = -0.1
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing = -5.1
Election box begin
title=General Election 2001: Jarrow
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Stephen Hepburn
votes = 22,777
percentage = 66.1
change = +1.2
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = James Selby
votes = 5,182
percentage = 15.0
change = +4.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Donald Wood
votes = 5,056
percentage = 14.7
change = -0.3
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Alan Badger
votes = 716
percentage = 2.1
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Alan Le Blond
votes = 391
percentage = 1.1
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Socialist Party of Great Britain
candidate = John Bissett
votes = 357
percentage = 1.0
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 17,595
percentage = 51.1
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 34,479
percentage = 55.1
change = -13.6
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

See also

* List of Parliamentary constituencies in Tyne and Wear


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