Brentwood and Ongar (UK Parliament constituency)


Brentwood and Ongar (UK Parliament constituency)

UK constituency infobox
Name = Brentwood and Ongar
Map1 = BrentwoodOngar
Map2 = Essex
Type = County
Year = 1974
Entity = Essex
County = Essex
EP = East of England
MP = Eric Pickles
Party = Conservative

Brentwood and Ongar is a parliamentary 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 typical Conservative safe seat.

At the last election, more than half of the electorate supported incumbent MP, Eric Pickles.

Boundaries

Boundary review

Following their review of parliamentary representation in Essex, the Boundary Commission for England has created a modified Brentwood and Ongar constituency, to be fought at the 2009 or 2010 general election. The electoral wards used to create the seat are;
*Chipping Ongar, Greensted and Marden Ash, High Ongar, Willingale and The Rodings, Lambourne, Moreton and Fyfield, North Weald Bassett, Passingford and Shelley from Epping Forest district
*The entire district of Brentwood

Members of Parliament

Election results

Election box begin
title=General Election 2005: Brentwood and Ongar
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Eric Pickles
votes = 23,609
percentage = 53.5
change = +15.5
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Gavin Stollar
votes = 11,997
percentage = 27.2
change = +11.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = John Adams
votes = 6,579
percentage = 14.9
change = +2.3
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Stuart Gulleford
votes = 1,805
percentage = 4.1
change = +2.7
Election box candidate
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Anthony Appleton
votes = 155
percentage = 0.4
change = −0.1
Election box majority
votes = 11,612
percentage = 26.3
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 44,145
percentage = 68.4
change = +1.1
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing = +2.0

Election box begin
title=General Election 2001: Brentwood and Ongar
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Eric Pickles
votes = 16,558
percentage = 38.0
change = -7.4
Election box candidate
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Martin Bell
votes = 13,737
percentage = 31.5
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = David Kendall
votes = 6,772
percentage = 15.6
change = -10.7
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Diana Johnson
votes = 5,505
percentage = 12.6
change = -9.5
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Ken Gulleford
votes = 611
percentage = 1.4
change = +0.5
Election box candidate
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Peter Pryke
votes = 239
percentage = 0.5
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate
party = Church of the Militant Elvis Party
candidate = David Bishop
votes = 68
percentage = 0.2
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Anthony Appleton
votes = 52
percentage = 0.1
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 2,821
percentage = 6.5
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 43,542
percentage = 67.3
change = -9.3
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

ee also

*Brentwood and Ongar Independent Conservative Party
*List of Parliamentary constituencies in Essex


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