Barking (UK Parliament constituency)


Barking (UK Parliament constituency)

UK constituency infobox alt
Name = Barking


Type = Borough
Entity = Greater London
DivisionType = County
Division = Greater London
Year = 1945
MP = Margaret Hodge
Party = Labour
EP = London

Barking is a 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 has elected Labour MPs since its creation in 1945, usually with strong majorities.

Boundaries

The seat covers the areas of Barking and Becontree in east London.

Boundary review

Following their review of parliamentary representation in North London the Boundary Commission for England has made modifications and alterations to all existing constituencies. The electoral wards used to create the Barking constituency to be fought at the Next United Kingdom general election are:

*Abbey, Alibon, Becontree, Eastbury, Gascoigne, Goresbrook, Longbridge, Mayesbrook, Parsloes, Thames, and Valence.

Members of Parliament

Election results

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Margaret Hodge
votes = 13,826
percentage = 47.8
change = -13.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Keith Prince
votes = 4,943
percentage = 17.1
change = -5.9
Election box candidate with party link
party = British National Party
candidate = Richard Barnbrook
votes = 4,916
percentage = 16.9
change = +10.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Toby Wickenden
votes = 3,211
percentage = 11.1
change = +1.3
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Terry Jones
votes = 803
percentage = 2.8
change = +2.8
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green Party of England and Wales
candidate = Laurie Cleeland
votes = 618
percentage = 2.1
change = +2.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Demetrious Panton
votes = 530
percentage = 1.8
change = +1.8
Election box candidate with party link
party = Workers Revolutionary Party (UK)
candidate = Mick Saxby
votes = 59
percentage = 0.2
change = +0.2
Election box majority
votes = 8,883
percentage = 30.7
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 28,9106
percentage = 50.1
change = +4.6
Election box hold with party link
winner =Labour Party (UK)
swing = -3.6

Election box begin
title=General Election 2001: Barking
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Margaret Hodge
votes = 15,302
percentage = 60.9
change = -4.9
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Mike Weatherley
votes = 5,768
percentage = 23.0
change = +5.4
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Anura Keppetipola
votes = 2,450
percentage = 9.8
change = +0.3
Election box candidate with party link
party = British National Party
candidate = Mark Tolman
votes = 1,606
percentage = 6.4
change = +3.7
Election box majority
votes = 9,534
percentage = 37.9
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 25,126
percentage = 45.5
change = -16.2
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

See also

* List of Parliamentary constituencies in Greater London


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