South Holland and the Deepings (UK Parliament constituency)


South Holland and the Deepings (UK Parliament constituency)

UK constituency infobox
Name = South Holland and The Deepings
Map1 = SouthHollandDeepings
Map2 = Lincolnshire
Type = County
Year = 1997
Entity =Lincolnshire
County = Lincolnshire
EP = East Midlands
MP = John Hayes
Party = Conservative

South Holland and The Deepings 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

The constituency was created in 1997 from parts of the Holland with Boston and Stamford and Spalding constituencies. It covers the area around Spalding. It roughly corresponds to the South Holland local government district, with Market, and West Deeping added to it.

In minor boundary changes in place for the Next United Kingdom general election parts of the two civil parishes Baston, and Langtoft are moved to the neighbouring Grantham and Stamford constituency.

Members of Parliament

Election results

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = John Hayes
votes = 27,544
percentage = 57.1
change = +1.7
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Linda Woodings
votes = 11,764
percentage = 24.4
change = −7.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Steve Jarvis
votes = 6,244
percentage = 12.9
change = +2.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Jamie Corney
votes = 1,950
percentage = 4.0
change = +1.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Paul Poll
votes = 747
percentage = 1.5
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 15,780
percentage = 32.7
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 48,249
percentage = 60.6
change = −1.5
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing = +4.4

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = John Hayes
votes = 25,611
percentage = 55.4
change = +6.2
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Graham Walker
votes = 14,512
percentage = 31.4
change = -1.9
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Grace Hill
votes = 4,761
percentage = 10.3
change = -5.3
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Malcolm Charlesworth
votes = 1,318
percentage = 2.9
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 11,099
percentage = 24.0
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 46,202
percentage = 62.1
change = -9.8
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = John Hayes
votes = 24,691
percentage = 49.3
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = John Lewis
votes = 16,700
percentage = 33.3
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Peter Millen
votes = 7,836
percentage = 15.6
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate
party = Non-party Conservative
candidate = G. Erwood
votes = 902
percentage = 1.8
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 7,991
percentage =
change = "N/A"
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 72.0
change = "N/A"
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing = "N/A"

See also

* List of Parliamentary constituencies in Lincolnshire


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