Teignbridge (UK Parliament constituency)


Teignbridge (UK Parliament constituency)

UK constituency infobox
Name = Teignbridge
Map1 = Teignbridge
Map2 = Devon
Type = County
Year = 1983
Entity = Devon
County = Devon
EP = South West England
MP = Richard Younger-Ross
Party = Liberal Democrat

Teignbridge 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.

Boundaries

The constituency is based on the local district of Teignbridge in Devon. Towns in the constituency include Dawlish, Newton Abbot, and Teignmouth.

Boundary review

Teignbridge constituency is abolished following the Boundary Commission for England's review of parliamentary representation in Devon.

The Teignbridge wards of Ambrook, Bishopsteignton, Bradley, Buckland and Milber, Bushell, College, Dawlish Central and North East, Dawlish South West, Ipplepen, Kenton with Starcross, Kerswell-with-Combe, Kingsteignton East, Kingsteignton West, Shaldon and Stokeinteignhead, Teignmouth Central, Teignmouth East and Teignmouth West now form the Newton Abbot constituency.

The wards of Ashburton and Buckfastleigh, Bovey, Chudleigh, Haytor, Kenn Valley, Moorland, Teignbridge North, Teign Valley; and nine wards of the Borough of West Devon (Chagford, Drewsteignton, Exbourne, Hatherleigh, Lew Valley, North Tawton, Okehampton East, Okehampton West and South Tawton) form part of the Central Devon seat.

Members of Parliament

* "Constituency created" (1983)
* 1983 — 2001: Patrick Nicholls, Conservative
* 2001 — "present": Richard Younger-Ross, Liberal Democrat

Election results

Election box begin
title=General Election 2005: Teignbridge
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Richard Younger-Ross
votes = 27,808
percentage = 45.7
change = +1.3
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Stanley Johnson
votes = 21,593
percentage = 35.5
change = -3.8
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Chris Sherwood
votes = 6,931
percentage = 11.4
change = -1.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Trevor Colman
votes = 3,881
percentage = 6.4
change = +2.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK, 1989)
candidate = Reginald Wills
votes = 685
percentage = 1.1
change = +1.1
Election box majority
votes = 6,215
percentage = 10.2
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 60,898
percentage = 68.7
change = -0.6
Election box hold with party link
winner = Liberal Democrats (UK)
swing = -2.6

Election box begin
title=General Election 2001: Teignbridge
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Richard Younger-Ross
votes = 26,343
percentage = 44.4
change = +5.7
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Patrick Nicholls
votes = 23,332
percentage = 39.3
change = +0.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Christopher Bain
votes = 7,366
percentage = 12.4
change = -5.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Paul Exmouth
votes = 2,269
percentage = 3.8
change = +1.3
Election box majority
votes = 3,011
percentage = 5.1
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 59,310
percentage = 69.3
change = -7.3
Election box gain with party link
winner = Liberal Democrats (UK)
loser = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

See also

* List of Parliamentary constituencies in Devon


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