Woking (UK Parliament constituency)


Woking (UK Parliament constituency)

UK constituency infobox
Name = Woking
Map1 = Woking
Map2 = Surrey
Type = County
Year = 1950
Entity = Surrey
County = Surrey
EP = South East England
MP = Humfrey Malins
Party = Conservative

Woking 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.

Boundaries

The constituency is based around the town of Woking in Surrey and includes the entirety of the Woking borough and two wards from the Guildford borough.

The Boundary Commission has proposed no boundary changes for this constituency in the boundary review due before the next election.

Members of Parliament

* "Constituency created" (1950)
* 1950 — 1964: Harold Watkinson, Conservative
* 1964 — 1997: Cranley Onslow, Conservative
* 1997 — "present": Humfrey Malins, Conservative

Elections

Election box begin
title=General Election 2005: Woking
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Humfrey Malins
votes = 21,838
percentage = 47.4
change = +1.4
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Anne Lee
votes = 15,226
percentage = 33.1
change = +2.8
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Ellie Blagbrough
votes = 7,507
percentage = 16.3
change = −4.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Matthew Davies
votes = 1,324
percentage = 2.9
change = -0.5
Election box candidate
party = UK Community Issues Party
candidate = Michael Osman
votes = 150
percentage = 0.3
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 6,612
percentage = 14.4
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 46,045
percentage = 63.4
change = +3.2
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing = −0.7

Election box begin
title=General Election 2001: Woking
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Humfrey Malins
votes = 19,747
percentage = 46.0
change = +7.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Alan Hilliar
votes = 12,988
percentage = 30.3
change = +3.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Sabir Hussain
votes = 8,714
percentage = 20.3
change = -0.7
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Michael Harvey
votes = 1,461
percentage = 3.4
change = +2.4
Election box majority
votes = 6,759
percentage = 15.7
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 42,910
percentage = 60.2
change = -12.5
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1997: Woking
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Humfrey Malins
votes = 19,553
percentage = 38.4
change = -20.7
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Philip Goldenberg
votes = 13,875
percentage = 27.3
change = +0.2
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Katie Hanson
votes = 10,695
percentage = 21.0
change = +7.6
Election box candidate
party = Independent Conservative
candidate = Hugh Bell
votes = 3,933
percentage = 7.7
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Referendum Party
candidate = Christopher Skeate
votes = 2,209
percentage = 4.3
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Michael Harvey
votes = 512
percentage = 1.0
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Natural Law Party
candidate = Deirdre Sleeman
votes = 137
percentage = 0.3
change =
Election box majority
votes = 5,678
percentage = 11.2
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 50,914
percentage = 72.7
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

This constituency underwent boundary changes between the 1992 and 1997 general elections and thus change in share of vote is based on a notional calculation.

Election box begin
title=General Election 1992: Woking
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Cranley Onslow
votes = 37,744
percentage = 58.9
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Dorothy Buckrell
votes = 17,902
percentage = 28.0
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = James Dalgleish
votes = 8,080
percentage = 12.6
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Natural Law Party
candidate = T. M. MacIntyre
votes = 302
percentage = 0.5
change =
Election box majority
votes = 19,842
percentage = 30.9
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 64,028
percentage = 79.2
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1987: Woking
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Cranley Onslow
votes = 35,990
percentage = 58.1
change =
Election box candidate for alliance
party = SDP-Liberal Alliance
side = Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = Philip Goldenberg
votes = 19,446
percentage = 31.4
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Anita Pollack
votes = 6,537
percentage = 10.5
change =
Election box majority
votes = 16,544
percentage = 26.7
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 61,973
percentage = 75.1
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1983: Woking
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Cranley Onslow
votes = 32,748
percentage = 58.3
change =
Election box candidate for alliance
party = SDP-Liberal Alliance
side = Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = Philip Goldenberg
votes = 16,511
percentage = 29.4
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Barbara Broer
votes = 6,566
percentage = 11.7
change =
Election box candidate
party = Party of Associates with Licensees
candidate = D. M. Comens
votes = 368
percentage = 0.6
change =
Election box majority
votes = 16,237
percentage = 28.9
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 56,193
percentage = 71.7
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1979: Woking
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Cranley Onslow
votes = 31,719
percentage = 57.05
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Nigel Beard
votes = 13,327
percentage = 23.97
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = G. H. Dunk
votes = 9,991
percentage = 17.97
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = National Front (UK)
candidate = P. A. Gleave
votes = 564
percentage = 1.01
change =
Election box majority
votes = 18,392
percentage = 33.08
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 55,601
percentage = 76.51
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election, October 1974: Woking
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Cranley Onslow
votes = 22,804
percentage = 46.04
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = P. Wade
votes = 14,069
percentage = 28.40
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = J. W. Tattersall
votes = 11,737
percentage = 23.70
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = National Front (UK)
candidate = R. Vaughan-Smith
votes = 921
percentage = 1.86
change =
Election box majority
votes = 8,735
percentage = 17.64
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 49,531
percentage = 72.93
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election, February 1974: Woking
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Cranley Onslow
votes = 25,243
percentage = 46.33
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = P. Wade
votes = 17,660
percentage = 32.41
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = J. W. Tattersall
votes = 11,583
percentage = 21.26
change =
Election box majority
votes = 7,583
percentage = 13.92
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 54,486
percentage = 80.87
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election, 1970: Woking
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Cranley Onslow
votes = 37,220
percentage = 56.71
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = R. M. Taylor
votes = 18,652
percentage = 28.42
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = P. Wade
votes = 9,763
percentage = 14.87
change =
Election box majority
votes = 18,568
percentage = 28.29
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 65,635
percentage = 69.88
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election, 1966: Woking
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Cranley Onslow
votes = 32,057
percentage = 51.40
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = M. Downing
votes = 19,210
percentage = 30.80
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = A. H. Scott
votes = 11,104
percentage = 17.80
change =
Election box majority
votes = 12,847
percentage = 20.60
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 62,371
percentage = 77.11
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election, 1964: Woking
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Cranley Onslow
votes = 31,170
percentage = 51.70
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = H. G. N. Clother
votes = 17,834
percentage = 29.58
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = A. H. Scott
votes = 11,285
percentage = 18.72
change =
Election box majority
votes = 13,336
percentage = 22.12
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 60,289
percentage = 78.09
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election, 1959: Woking
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Harold Watkinson
votes = 33,521
percentage = 67.40
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = R. D. V. Williams
votes = 16,210
percentage = 32.60
change =
Election box majority
votes = 17,311
percentage = 34.81
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 49,731
percentage = 77.35
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election, 1955: Woking
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Harold Watkinson
votes = 27,860
percentage = 64.41
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = R. D. V. Williams
votes = 15,393
percentage = 35.59
change =
Election box majority
votes = 12,467
percentage = 28.82
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 43,253
percentage = 75.72
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election, 1951: Woking
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Harold Watkinson
votes = 26,522
percentage = 64.95
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = W. E. Wolff
votes = 14,313
percentage = 35.05
change =
Election box majority
votes = 12,209
percentage = 29.90
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 40,835
percentage = 78.73
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election, 1950: Woking
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Harold Watkinson
votes = 24,454
percentage = 57.98
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = T. Davies
votes = 13,157
percentage = 31.19
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = M. F. Turner-Bridger
votes = 4,567
percentage = 10.83
change =
Election box majority
votes = 11,297
percentage = 26.78
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 42,178
percentage = 83.24
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

References

* [http://www.leighrayment.com/commons/Wcommons5.htm Historical List of MPs]
* [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/vote2005/html/638.stm Election result, 2005] (BBC)
* [http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/static/vote2001/results_constituencies/constituencies/638.stm Election results, 1997 - 2001] (BBC)
* [http://www.election.demon.co.uk/1997EC3.html Election results, 1997 - 2001] (Election Demon)
* [http://www.election.demon.co.uk/1983EC.html Election results, 1983 - 1992] (Election Demon)
* [http://politics.guardian.co.uk/hoc/constituency/history/0,9571,-1445,00.html Election results, 1992 - 2005] (Guardian)
* [http://www.psr.keele.ac.uk/area/uk/edates.htm Election results, 1950 - 1979] (Keele University)

ee also

*List of Parliamentary constituencies in Surrey


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