South West Bedfordshire (UK Parliament constituency)


South West Bedfordshire (UK Parliament constituency)

UK constituency infobox
Name = South West Bedfordshire
Map1 = SouthWestBedfordshire
Map2 = Bedfordshire
Type = County
Year = 1983
Entity = Bedfordshire
County = Bedfordshire
EP = East of England
MP = Andrew Selous
Party = Conservative

South West Bedfordshire is a county constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

Boundaries

Following their review of parliamentary representation in Bedfordshire, the Boundary Commission for England has made only minor changes to the existing constituencies.

South West Bedfordshire will be fought at the 2009 or 2010 general election and is formed from the following electoral wards from the district of South Bedfordshire;

*All Saints, Chiltern, Dunstable Central, Eaton Bray, Grovebury, Heath and Reach, Houghton Hall, Icknield, Kensworth and Totternhoe, Linslade, Manshead, Northfields, Parkside, Planets, Plantation, Southcott, Stanbridge, Tithe Farm and Watling

Members of Parliament

* "Constituency created" (1983)
* 1983 — 2001: Sir David Madel, Conservative (Previous MP for South Bedfordshire)
* 2001 — "present": Andrew Selous, Conservative

Election results

Election box begin
title=General Election 2005: South West Bedfordshire
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Andrew Selous
votes = 22,114
percentage = 48.3
change = +6.2
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Joyce Still
votes = 13,837
percentage = 30.2
change = −10.2
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Andy Strange
votes = 7,723
percentage = 16.9
change = +2.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Tom Wise
votes = 1,923
percentage = 4.2
change = +1.5
Election box candidate
party = Open Forum
candidate = Kenson Gurney
votes = 217
percentage = 0.5
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 8,277
percentage = 18.1
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 45,814
percentage = 61.8
change = −0.3
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing = +8.2
Election box begin
title=General Election 2001: South West Bedfordshire
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Andrew Selous
votes = 18,477
percentage = 42.1
change = +1.4
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Andrew Date
votes = 17,701
percentage = 40.4
change = -0.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Martin Pantling
votes = 6,473
percentage = 14.8
change = +0.5
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Tom Wise
votes = 1,203
percentage = 2.7
change = +1.9
Election box majority
votes = 776
percentage = 1.7
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 43,854
percentage = 62.1
change = -13.7
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

See also

* List of Parliamentary constituencies in Bedfordshire


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