Brigg and Goole (UK Parliament constituency)


Brigg and Goole (UK Parliament constituency)

UK constituency infobox
Name = Brigg and Goole
Map1 = BriggGoole
Type = County
Map2 = Humberside
Entity = Humberside
County = Lincolnshire
Year = 1997
MP = Ian Cawsey
Party = Labour
EP = Yorkshire and the Humber

Brigg and Goole is a 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. It is a marginal seat between Labour and the Conservatives.

Boundaries

Brigg and Goole constituency covers the towns of Brigg and Goole. It is one of the few constituencies which span a ceremonial county boundary, in this case that between Lincolnshire and East Riding of Yorkshire.

At the 2007 local elections the Conservatives won 12 of the Council seats in the constituency compared to 6 for Labour, 2 for the Lib Dems and 1 Independent. The Conservatives also received over 2000 votes more than Labour in the popular vote. The Conservatives gained the Burringham and Gunness and the Snaith, Airmyn, Rawcliffe and The Marshlands Wards in the 2007 elections.

Members of Parliament

* "Constituency created" (1997)
* 1997 – "present": Ian Cawsey, Labour

Election results

Elections

Election box begin | title=Confirmed candidates for the next UK general election [ [http://ukpollingreport.co.uk/guide/seat-profiles/briggandgoole] , UKPollingReport] Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Ian Cawsey
votes =
percentage =
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = David Patterson
votes =
percentage =
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Andrew Percy
votes =
percentage =
change =

Election box begin
title=General Election 2005: Brigg and Goole
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Ian Cawsey
votes = 19,257
percentage = 45.2
change = -3.7
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Matthew Bean
votes = 16,363
percentage = 38.4
change = -0.8
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Gary Johnson
votes = 5,690
percentage = 13.4
change = +4.2
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Stephen Martin
votes = 1,268
percentage = 3.0
change = +1.3
Election box majority
votes = 2,894
percentage = 6.8
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 42,578
percentage = 63.2
change = -0.3
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing = -1.5
Election box begin
title=General Election 2001: Brigg and Goole
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Ian Cawsey
votes = 20,066
percentage = 48.9
change = -1.3
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Donald Stewart
votes = 16,105
percentage = 39.2
change = +2.7
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = David Nolan
votes = 3,796
percentage = 9.2
change = -0.8
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Godfrey Bloom
votes = 688
percentage = 1.7
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Socialist Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Michael Kenny
votes = 399
percentage = 1.0
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 3,961
percentage = 9.7
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 41,054
percentage = 63.5
change = -9.5
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1997: Brigg and Goole
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Ian Cawsey
votes = 23,493
percentage = 50.2
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Donald Stewart
votes = 17,104
percentage = 36.5
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Mary-Rose Hardy
votes = 4,692
percentage = 10.0
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Referendum Party
candidate = D. Rigby
votes = 1,513
percentage = 3.2
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 6,389
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 73.5
change = "N/A"

References

See also

* List of Parliamentary constituencies in Humberside


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