South West Devon (UK Parliament constituency)


South West Devon (UK Parliament constituency)

Coordinates: 50°23′42″N 3°59′31″W / 50.395°N 3.992°W / 50.395; -3.992

South West Devon
County constituency
for the House of Commons
Outline map
Boundary of South West Devon in Devon.
Outline map
Location of Devon within England.
County Devon
Electorate 70,756 (December 2010)[1]
Major settlements Ivybridge
Current constituency
Created 1997 (1997)
Member of Parliament Gary Streeter (Conservative)
Number of members One
Overlaps
European Parliament constituency South West England

South West Devon is a county 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.

Contents

Boundaries

The constituency is based around the south-western portion of Devon and includes the eastern part of the city of Plymouth, namely the suburbs of Plympton and Plymstock, as well as the town of Ivybridge and much of the South Hams. The remainder of Plymouth is not included in the constituency.

Members of Parliament

Election Member [2] Party
1997 Gary Streeter Conservative

Elections

Elections in the 2010s

General Election 2010: South West Devon[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gary Streeter 27,908 56.0 +11.6
Liberal Democrat Anna Pascoe 12,034 24.1 +0.3
Labour Luke Pollard 6,193 12.4 -11.8
UKIP Hugh Williams 3,084 6.2 -1.3
Green Vaughan Brean 641 1.3 +1.3
Majority 15,874 31.8
Turnout 49,860 71.2 +2.9
Conservative hold Swing +5.6

Elections in the 2000s

General Election 2005: South West Devon[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gary Streeter 21,906 44.8 -2.0
Liberal Democrat Judy Evans 11,765 24.1 +5.7
Labour Christopher Mavin 11,545 23.6 -8.0
UKIP Hugh Williams 3,669 7.5 +4.3
Majority 10,141 20.7
Turnout 48,885 68.6 2.5
Conservative hold Swing -3.8%
General Election 2001: South West Devon[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gary Streeter 21,970 46.8 +3.9
Labour Christopher Mavin 14,826 31.6 +2.7
Liberal Democrat Phil Hutty 8,616 18.4 -5.4
UKIP Roger Bullock 1,492 3.2 +2.3
Majority 7,144 15.2
Turnout 46,904 66.1 -10.0
Conservative hold Swing

Elections in the 1990s

General Election 1997: South West Devon[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gary Streeter 22,695 42.9
Labour Christopher Mavin 15,262 28.9
Liberal Democrat Keith Baldry 12,542 23.8
Referendum Party R Saddler 1,668 3.2
UKIP H King 491 0.8
Natural Law J Hyde 159 0.3
Majority 7,397 14.1
Turnout 52,781 76.2

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Notes and references



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