Luton North (UK Parliament constituency)


Luton North (UK Parliament constituency)

UK constituency infobox
Name = Luton North
Map1 = LutonNorth
Map2 = Bedfordshire
Type = Borough
Year = 1983
Entity = Bedfordshire
County = Bedfordshire
EP = East of England
MP = Kelvin Hopkins
Party = Labour

Luton North 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

Luton North is a borough constituency which represents the northern portion of the town of Luton.

Boundary review

Following their review into parliamentary representation in Bedfordshire and Luton, the Boundary Commission for England made only minor alterations to the existing constituencies.

Luton North was formed from electoral wards entirely within the boundaries of the town of Luton:
*Barnfield, Bramingham, Challney, Icknield, Leagrave, Lewsey, Limbury, Northwell, Saints, Sundon Park

The other constituency in Luton is Luton South.

Members of Parliament

*"Constituency created" (1983)

Election results

Election box begin
title=General Election 2005: Luton North
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Kelvin Hopkins
votes = 19,062
percentage = 48.7
change = −8.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Hannah Hall
votes = 12,575
percentage = 32.1
change = +0.9
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Linda Jack
votes = 6,081
percentage = 15.5
change = +5.8
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Colin Brown
votes = 1,255
percentage = 3.2
change = +0.8
Election box candidate
party = Open Forum
candidate = Kayson Gurney
votes = 149
percentage = 0.4
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 6,487
percentage = 16.6
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 39,122
percentage = 57.4
change = −0.5
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing = −4.5

Election box begin
title=General Election 2001: Luton North
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Kelvin Hopkins
votes = 22,187
percentage = 56.7
change = +2.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Amanda Sater
votes = 12,210
percentage = 31.2
change = -3.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Bob Hoyle
votes = 3,795
percentage = 9.7
change = +0.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Colin Brown
votes = 934
percentage = 2.4
change = +0.9
Election box majority
votes = 9,977
percentage = 25.5
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 39,126
percentage = 57.9
change = -15.3
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

ee also

*List of Parliamentary constituencies in Bedfordshire


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