Sleaford and North Hykeham (UK Parliament constituency)


Sleaford and North Hykeham (UK Parliament constituency)

UK constituency infobox
Name = Sleaford and North Hykeham
Map1 = SleafordNorthHykeham
Map2 = Lincolnshire
Type = County
Year = 1997
Entity =Lincolnshire
County = Lincolnshire
EP = East Midlands
MP = Douglas Hogg
Party = Conservative

Sleaford and North Hykeham county constituency was formed in 1997 and is 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 towns of Sleaford and North Hykeham and an area of rural Lincolnshire. The constituency's boundaries roughly correspond to those of North Kesteven local government district.

Following a Boundary Commission review in 2001, the constituency boundaries with its neighbouring Lincoln borough constituency and Grantham and Stamford county constituency are expected to change following the 2005 general election.

Local government

The whole constituency lies within Lincolnshire County Council. The north and eastern parts of the constituency are within North Kesteven District Council, with western parts served by South Kesteven District Council.

Members of Parliament

* 1997 – "present": The Right Honorable Douglas Hogg QC MP, Viscount Hailsham Conservative (absolute majority obtained at the 2005 general election).

The next general election

In June 2008, the constituency Labour party announced that its candidate for the next general election will be James Normington. [cite web | publisher="Grantham Journal" | url=http://www.granthamjournal.co.uk/news/Labour-chooses-Parliamentary-candidate.4165250.jp | title=Labour chooses Parliamentary candidate | accessdate=2008-09-29]

Election results

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Douglas Hogg
votes = 26,855
percentage = 50.3
change = +0.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Katrina Bull
votes = 14,150
percentage = 26.5
change = −5.5
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = David Harding-Price
votes = 9,710
percentage = 18.2
change = +2.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Guy Croft
votes = 2,682
percentage = 5.0
change = +2.8
Election box majority
votes = 12,705
percentage = 23.8
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 53,397
percentage = 73.0
change = +8.1
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing = +3.0

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Douglas Hogg
votes = 24,190
percentage = 49.7
change = +5.7
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Elizabeth Donnelly
votes = 15,568
percentage = 32.0
change = -2.3
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Robert Arbon
votes = 7,894
percentage = 16.2
change = +1.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Michael Ward-Barrow
votes = 1,067
percentage = 2.2
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 8,622
percentage = 17.7
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 48,719
percentage = 64.9
change = -9.3
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Douglas Hogg
votes = 23,358
percentage = 43.9
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Sean Hariss
votes = 18,235
percentage = 34.3
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = John Marriott
votes = 8,063
percentage = 15.2
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Referendum Party
candidate = P. Clery
votes = 2,942
percentage = 5.5
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate
party = Independent Conservative
candidate = R. Overton
votes = 578
percentage = 1.1
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 5,123
percentage =
change = "N/A"
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 74.4
change = "N/A"
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing = "N/A"

See also

* List of Parliamentary constituencies in Lincolnshire

References


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