Broxtowe (UK Parliament constituency)


Broxtowe (UK Parliament constituency)

UK constituency infobox
Name = Broxtowe
Map1 = Broxtowe
Map2 = Nottinghamshire
Type = County
Year = 1918, 1983
Entity = Nottinghamshire
County = Nottinghamshire
EP = East Midlands
MP = Nick Palmer
Party = Labour

Broxtowe 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. It is a marginal seat between the Labour Party and Conservative Party. The sitting Labour MP is Nick Palmer and the Conservatives have selected Anna Soubry to represent them at the next general election. [ [http://conservativehome.blogs.com/goldlist/2006/07/anna_soubry_sel.html Anna Soubry selected for Broxtowe] , "Conservative Party (UK)", 2006-07-18, accessed on 2008-03-12]

Boundaries

Broxtowe constituency is a suburban constituency located in Nottinghamshire, to the west of the city of Nottingham,almost identical in character to the seat of Gedling to the east of Nottingham.The boundaries are the same as those of Broxtowe Borough Council, with the exception of the wards of Brinsley, Eastwood East, Eastwood North and Eastwood South. The original Broxtowe also contained the towns of Hucknalland Kirkby in Ashfield, but not Beeston, which then was part of the Beeston constituency.

Boundary review

Following their review of parliamentary boundaries in Nottinghamshire, the Boundary Commission for England has made only minor changes to the existing constituencies to allow for population changes. The boundaries of the modified constituency to be fought at the next general election are:
*From the Borough of Broxtowe - Attenborough, Awsworth, Beeston Central, Beeston North, Beeston Rylands, Beeston West, Bramcote, Chilwell East, Chilwell West, Cossall and Kimberley, Greasley, (Giltbrook and Newthorpe), Nuthall East and Strelley (village only), Nuthall West and Greasley (Watnall), Stapleford North, Stapleford South East, Stapleford South West, Toton and Chilwell Meadows and Trowell.

Members of Parliament

*"Constituency created" (1918)

*"Constituency abolished" (1955)

*"Constituency recreated" (1983)

Election results

Election box begin
title=General Election 2005: Broxtowe
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Nick Palmer
votes = 20,457
percentage = 41.9
change = -6.7
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Bob Seely
votes = 18,161
percentage = 37.2
change = +0.5
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = David Watts
votes = 7,837
percentage = 16.1
change = +1.4
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green Party of England and Wales
candidate = Paul Anderson
votes = 896
percentage = 1.8
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Patricia Wolfe
votes = 695
percentage = 1.4
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Veritas (political party)
candidate = Damian Hockney
votes = 590
percentage = 1.2
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Mark Gregory
votes = 170
percentage = 0.3
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 2,296
percentage = 4.7
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 48,806
percentage = 68.6
change = +2.1
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing = -3.6
Election box begin
title=General Election 2001: Broxtowe
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Nick Palmer
votes = 23,836
percentage = 48.6
change = +1.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Pauline Latham
votes = 17,963
percentage = 36.7
change = -0.8
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = David Watts
votes = 7,205
percentage = 14.7
change = +2.8
Election box majority
votes = 5,873
percentage = 11.9
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 49,004
percentage = 66.5
change = -11.8
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

ee also

*List of Parliamentary constituencies in Nottinghamshire

References


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