Leicester East (UK Parliament constituency)


Leicester East (UK Parliament constituency)

UK constituency infobox
Name = Leicester East
Map1 = LeicesterEast
Map2 = Leicestershire
Type = Borough
Year = 1918, 1974
Entity = Leicestershire
County = Leicestershire
EP = East Midlands
MP = Keith Vaz
Party = Labour

Leicester 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

Leicester East constituency covers the eastern part of Leicester, encompassing the council wards of Rushey Mead, Belgrave, Humberstone and Hamilton, Thurncourt, Evington, Coleman, Charnwood, Belgrave, most of Latimer, and part of Abbey.

Members of Parliament

MPs 1918-1950

MPs 1918-1950

Elections

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Keith Vaz
votes = 24,015
percentage = 58.1
change = +0.5
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Suella Fernandes
votes = 8,139
percentage = 19.7
change = −4.8
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Susan Cooper
votes = 7,052
percentage = 17.1
change = +4.8
Election box candidate with party link
party = Veritas (political party)
candidate = Colin Brown
votes = 1,666
percentage = 4.0
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Socialist Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Valerie Smalley
votes = 434
percentage = 1.1
change = −1.0
Election box majority
votes = 15,876
percentage = 38.4
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 41,306
percentage = 62.2
change = +0.1
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =
Election box begin
title=General Election 2001: Leicester East
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Keith Vaz
votes = 23,402
percentage = 57.6
change = −7.9
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = John Mugglestone
votes = 9,960
percentage = 24.5
change = +0.5
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Harpinder Athwal
votes = 4,989
percentage = 12.3
change = +5.3
Election box candidate with party link
party = Socialist Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Dave Roberts
votes = 837
percentage = 2.1
change = +1.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = British National Party
candidate = Clive Potter
votes = 772
percentage = 1.9
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Shirley Bennett
votes = 701
percentage = 1.7
change = +1.5
Election box majority
votes = 13,442
percentage = 33.1
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 40,661
percentage = 62.1
change = −7.1
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

See also

* List of Parliamentary constituencies in Leicestershire and Rutland

References

*Rayment


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