Mid Dorset and North Poole (UK Parliament constituency)


Mid Dorset and North Poole (UK Parliament constituency)

Coordinates: 50°42′01″N 2°04′09″W / 50.7004°N 2.0693°W / 50.7004; -2.0693

Mid Dorset and North Poole
County constituency
for the House of Commons
Outline map
Boundary of Mid Dorset and North Poole in Dorset.
Outline map
Location of Dorset within England.
County Dorset
Electorate 64,705 (December 2010)[1]
Current constituency
Created 1997 (1997)
Member of Parliament Annette Brooke (Liberal Democrat)
Number of members One
Overlaps
European Parliament constituency South West England

Mid Dorset and North Poole is a county constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first-past-the-post voting system.

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Boundaries

The constituency was created in 1997 from parts of the seats of North Dorset, Bournemouth West, South Dorset and Poole. Its current boundaries take in parishes from three districts, namely Purbeck, Poole, and East Dorset. Main population centres include Merley, Broadstone, Corfe Mullen, Bere Regis, Wareham, and Wimborne Minster.

Members of Parliament

Election Member [2] Party
1997 Christopher Fraser Conservative
2001 Annette Brooke Liberal Democrat

Elections

Elections in the 2010s

General Election 2010: Mid Dorset and North Poole
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Annette Brooke 21,100 45.1 -4.9
Conservative Nick King 20,831 44.5 +7.7
Labour Darren Brown 2,748 5.9 -4.2
UKIP Dave Evans 2,109 4.5 +1.4
Majority 269 0.6
Turnout 46,788 64.4 -4.1
Liberal Democrat hold Swing -6.3

Elections in the 2000s

General Election 2005: Mid Dorset and North Poole
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Annette Brooke 22,000 48.7 +6.7
Conservative Simon Hayes 16,518 36.6 −4.5
Labour Philip Murray 5,221 11.6 −3.9
UKIP Avril King 1,420 3.1 +1.7
Majority 5,482 12.1
Turnout 45,159 68.5 +2.9
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +5.6
General Election 2001: Mid Dorset and North Poole
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Annette Brooke 18,358 42.0 +2.7
Conservative Christopher Fraser 17,974 41.1 +0.4
Labour James Selby Bennett 6,765 15.5 -0.3
UKIP Jeff Mager 621 1.4 N/A
Majority 384 0.9
Turnout 43,718 65.6 -9.8
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing

Elections in the 1990s

General Election 1997: Mid Dorset and North Poole
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Christopher Fraser 20,632 40.7 N/A
Liberal Democrat Alan Leaman 19,951 39.3 N/A
Labour David Collis 8,014 15.8 N/A
Referendum Party D Nabarro 2,136 4.2 N/A
Majority 681 1.3 N/A
Turnout 50,733 75.7 N/A

See also

Notes and references



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