Bournemouth East (UK Parliament constituency)


Bournemouth East (UK Parliament constituency)

UK constituency infobox
Name = Bournemouth East
Map1 = BournemouthEast
Map2 = Dorset
Type = Borough
Year = 1974
Entity = Dorset
County = Dorset
EP = South West England
MP = Tobias Ellwood
Party = Conservative

Bournemouth East 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. It has elected Conservative MPs since its creation.

Boundaries

The constituency is based around the eastern portion of Bournemouth.

Members of Parliament

* 1974 — 1977: John Cordle, Conservative
* 1977 — 2005: David Atkinson, Conservative
* 2005 — "present": Tobias Ellwood, Conservative

Election results

Election box begin
title=General Election 2005: Bournemouth East
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Tobias Ellwood
votes = 16,925
percentage = 45.0
change = +1.7
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Andrew Garratt
votes = 11,681
percentage = 31.1
change = −2.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = David Stokes
votes = 7,191
percentage = 19.1
change = −0.8
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Thomas Collier
votes = 1,802
percentage = 4.8
change = +1.7
Election box majority
votes = 5,244
percentage = 13.9
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 37,599
percentage = 59.3
change = +1.1
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing = +2.2

Election box begin
title=General Election 2001: Bournemouth East
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = David Atkinson
votes = 15,501
percentage = 43.3
change = +1.9
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Andrew Garratt
votes = 12,067
percentage = 33.7
change = +2.3
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Paul Nicholson
votes = 7,107
percentage = 19.9
change = -1.3
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = George Chamberlaine
votes = 1,124
percentage = 3.1
change = +1.3
Election box majority
votes = 3,434
percentage = 9.6
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 35,799
percentage = 58.2
change = -12.0
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

See also

* List of Parliamentary constituencies in Dorset


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