Leeds North East (UK Parliament constituency)


Leeds North East (UK Parliament constituency)

UK constituency infobox
Name = Leeds North East
Map1 = LeedsNorthEast
Type = Borough
Map2 = WestYorkshire
Entity = West Yorkshire
County = West Yorkshire
Year = 1918
MP = Fabian Hamilton
Party = Labour
EP = Yorkshire and the Humber

Leeds North East 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 covers the north eastern part of the city of Leeds.

After the proposed boundary changes it will be made up of four Leeds City Council wards:
* Alwoodley
* Chapel Allerton
* Moortown
* Roundhay.

History

The constituency was created in 1918 as Leeds North-East and the name was changed by loss of the hyphen to Leeds North East in 1955.

After the 1918 general election, Leeds was represented by the constituencies of: Leeds Central (created 1855), Leeds North (created 1855), Leeds North-East, Leeds South (created 1885), Leeds South-East (created 1918) and Leeds West (created 1885). There were also constituencies of Batley and Morley and Pudsey and Otley

Members of Parliament

Election results

Election box begin | title=Confirmed candidates for the next UK general election [cite web | url=http://ukpollingreport.co.uk/guide/seat-profiles/leedsnortheast | author=UKPollingReport | title=Election Guide: Leeds North East | accessdate=2008-04-01]

Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Aqila Choudhry
votes =
percentage =
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Matthew Lobley
votes =
percentage =
change =

Election box begin
title=General Election 2005: Leeds North East
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Fabian Hamilton
votes = 18,632
percentage = 44.9
change = −4.2
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Matthew Lobley
votes = 13,370
percentage = 32.2
change = +0.9
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Jonathan Brown
votes = 8,427
percentage = 20.3
change = +4.4
Election box candidate with party link
party = Alliance for Green Socialism
candidate = Celia Foote
votes = 1,038
percentage = 2.5
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 5,262
percentage = 12.7
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 41,467
percentage = 65.5
change = +3.5
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 2001: Leeds North East
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Fabian Hamilton
votes = 19,540
percentage = 49.1
change = −0.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Owain Rhys
votes = 12,451
percentage = 31.3
change = −2.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Jonathan Brown
votes = 6,325
percentage = 15.9
change = +2.0
Election box candidate
party = Left Alliance
candidate = Celia Foote
votes = 770
percentage = 1.9
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Jeffrey Miles
votes = 382
percentage = 1.0
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Socialist Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Colin Muir
votes = 173
percentage = 0.4
change = −0.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Mohammed Zaman
votes = 132
percentage = 0.3
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 7,089
percentage = 17.8
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 39,773
percentage = 62.0
change = −9.8
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

References

See also

* List of Parliamentary constituencies in West Yorkshire


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