Louth and Horncastle (UK Parliament constituency)


Louth and Horncastle (UK Parliament constituency)

UK constituency infobox
Name = Louth and Horncastle
Map1 = LouthHorncastle
Map2 = Lincolnshire
Type = County
Year = 1997
Entity =Lincolnshire
County = Lincolnshire
EP = East Midlands
MP = Peter Tapsell
Party = Conservative

Louth and Horncastle is a county 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

From 1885 to 1983, Louth and Horncastle both existed as separate constituencies. Then in 1983, Horncastle was moved into the new seat of Gainsborough and Horncastle, while Louth was moved into the newly formed East Lindsey constituency. These boundaries remained the same until 1997, when the current Louth and Horncastle constituency was formed.

Members of Parliament

"Before 1997, see East Lindsey"

Election results

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Peter Tapsell
votes = 21,744
percentage = 46.6
change = −1.9
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Frank Hodgkiss
votes = 11,848
percentage = 25.4
change = −6.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Fiona Martin
votes = 9,480
percentage = 20.3
change = +0.2
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Christopher Pain
votes = 3,611
percentage = 7.7
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 9,896
percentage = 21.2
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 46,683
percentage = 62.0
change = −0.1
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing = +2.1

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Peter Tapsell
votes = 21,543
percentage = 48.5
change = +5.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = David Bolland
votes = 13,989
percentage = 31.5
change = +1.8
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Fiona Martin
votes = 8,928
percentage = 20.1
change = -4.4
Election box majority
votes = 7,554
percentage = 17.0
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 44,460
percentage = 62.1
change = -10.4
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Peter Tapsell
votes = 21,699
percentage = 43.4
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = John Hough
votes = 14,799
percentage = 29.6
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Fiona Martin
votes = 12,207
percentage = 24.4
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green Party of England and Wales
candidate = Rosemary Robinson
votes = 1,248
percentage = 2.5
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 6,900
percentage =
change = "N/A"
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 72.6
change = "N/A"
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing = "N/A"

See also

* Louth constituency (1885–1983)
* List of Parliamentary constituencies in Lincolnshire


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