Bristol South (UK Parliament constituency)


Bristol South (UK Parliament constituency)

UK constituency infobox
Name = Bristol South
Map1 = BristolSouth
Map2 = Avon
Entity = Avon (county)
Type = Borough
County = Bristol
Year = 1885
MP = Dawn Primarolo
Party = Labour
EP = South West England

Bristol South 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. It has elected Labour MPs since 1935.

Boundaries

The constituency covers the south-west of Bristol.

Boundary review

Following their review into parliamentary representation in Bristol, Somerset and South Gloucestershire, the Boundary Commission for England has created a modified Bristol South with the following electoral wards;
*Bedminster, Bishopsworth, Filwood Park, Hartcliffe, Hengrove, Knowle, Southville, Whitchurch, Windmill Hill.

Member of Parliament

Election results

Election box begin
title=General Election 2005: Bristol South
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Dawn Primarolo
votes = 20,778
percentage = 49.1
change = −7.8
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Kay Barnard
votes = 9,636
percentage = 22.8
change = +8.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Graham Hill
votes = 8,466
percentage = 20.0
change = −2.3
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green Party of England and Wales
candidate = Charlie Bolton
votes = 2,127
percentage = 5.0
change = +2.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Mark Dent
votes = 1,329
percentage = 3.1
change = +1.9
Election box majority
votes = 11,142
percentage = 26.3
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 42,328
percentage = 59.8
change = +3.3
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing = −7.9

Election box begin
title=General Election 2001: Bristol South
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Dawn Primarolo
votes = 23,299
percentage = 56.9
change = -3.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Richard Eddy
votes = 9,118
percentage = 22.3
change = +1.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = James Main
votes = 6,078
percentage = 14.8
change = +1.4
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green Party of England and Wales
candidate = Glenn Vowles
votes = 1,233
percentage = 3.0
change = +1.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Socialist Alliance (England)
candidate = Brian Drummond
votes = 496
percentage = 1.2
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Chris Prasad
votes = 496
percentage = 1.2
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Socialist Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Giles Shorter
votes = 250
percentage = 0.6
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 14,181
percentage = 34.6
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 40,970
percentage = 56.5
change = -12.3
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1997: Bristol South
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Dawn Primarolo
votes = 29,890
percentage = 60.0
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Michael Roe
votes = 10,562
percentage = 21.2
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Stephen Williams
votes = 6,691
percentage = 13.4
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Referendum Party
candidate = D. Guy
votes = 1,486
percentage = 3.0
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green Party of England and Wales
candidate = J. Boxall
votes = 722
percentage = 1.5
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Socialist Party (England and Wales)
candidate = I. Marshall
votes = 355
percentage = 0.7
change =
Election box candidate
party = Glow Bowling Party
candidate = L. Taylor
votes = 153
percentage = 0.3
change =
Election box majority
votes = 19,328
percentage = 38.8
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 68.9
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1992: Bristol South
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Dawn Primarolo
votes = 25,164
percentage = 50.2
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = John Bercow
votes = 16,245
percentage = 32.4
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Paul Crossley
votes = 7,822
percentage = 15.6
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green Party of England and Wales
candidate = J.H. Boxall
votes = 756
percentage = 1.5
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Natural Law Party
candidate = N.D. Phillips
votes = 136
percentage = 0.3
change =
Election box majority
votes = 8,919
percentage = 17.8
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 77.8
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1987: Bristol South
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Dawn Primarolo
votes = 20,798
percentage = 40.9
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = P.S. Cutcher
votes = 19,394
percentage = 38.1
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = SDP-Liberal Alliance
candidate = H.S. Long
votes = 9,952
percentage = 19.6
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green Party of England and Wales
candidate = G.R. Vowles
votes = 600
percentage = 1.2
change =
Election box candidate
party = Red Front
candidate = C.M. Meghji
votes = 149
percentage = 0.3
change =
Election box majority
votes = 1,404
percentage = 2.7
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 74.1
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1983: Bristol South
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = M.F.L. Cocks
votes = 21,824
percentage = 44.0
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = A.B. Gammell
votes = 17,405
percentage = 35.1
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = SDP-Liberal Alliance
candidate = D.M. Stanbury
votes = 9,674
percentage = 19.5
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Ecology Party
candidate = G. Collard
votes = 352
percentage = 0.7
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Communist Party of Great Britain
candidate = A. Chester
votes = 224
percentage = 0.5
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Workers Revolutionary Party (UK)
candidate = L.J. Byrne
votes = 113
percentage = 0.2
change =
Election box majority
votes = 4,419
percentage = 8.9
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 68.8
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1979: Bristol South
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = M.F.L. Cocks
votes = 25,038
percentage = 57.9
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = T.P. Dicks
votes = 13,855
percentage = 32.1
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = C.J. Bidwell
votes = 3,815
percentage = 8.8
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = National Front (UK)
candidate = K.G. Elliott
votes = 392
percentage = 0.9
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Workers Revolutionary Party (UK)
candidate = L.J. Cheek
votes = 135
percentage = 0.3
change =
Election box majority
votes = 11,183
percentage = 25.8
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 71.9
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election October 1974: Bristol South
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = M.F.L. Cocks
votes = 25,108
percentage = 59.3
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = R.J. Kellaway
votes = 10,124
percentage = 23.9
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = D.R.F. Burrows
votes = 6,289
percentage = 14.9
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = National Front (UK)
candidate = P.H. Gannaway
votes = 795
percentage = 1.9
change =
Election box majority
votes = 14,984
percentage = 35.4
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 69.4
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election February 1974: Bristol South
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = M.F.L. Cocks
votes = 24,909
percentage = 55.2
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = R.J. Kellaway
votes = 11,742
percentage = 26.0
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = H.J. Stevens
votes = 7,499
percentage = 16.6
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = National Front (UK)
candidate = P.H. Gannaway
votes = 1,006
percentage = 2.2
change =
Election box majority
votes = 13,167
percentage = 29.2
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 74.7
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1970: Bristol South
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = M.F.L. Cocks
votes = 24,662
percentage = 61.8
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = D.J.F. Hunt
votes = 15,254
percentage = 38.2
change =
Election box majority
votes = 9,428
percentage = 23.6
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 64.9
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1966: Bristol South
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = W.A. Wilkins
votes = 26,552
percentage = 67.1
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = R.W. Wall
votes = 12,998
percentage = 32.9
change =
Election box majority
votes = 13,554
percentage = 34.2
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 69.5
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1964: Bristol South
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = W.A. Wilkins
votes = 26,569
percentage = 63.5
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = R.W. Wall
votes = 15,282
percentage = 36.5
change =
Election box majority
votes = 11,287
percentage = 27.0
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 72.9
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1959: Bristol South
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = W.A. Wilkins
votes = 27,010
percentage = 60.8
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = G.E. McWatters
votes = 17,428
percentage = 39.2
change =
Election box majority
votes = 9,582
percentage = 21.6
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 75.7
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1955: Bristol South
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = W.A. Wilkins
votes = 24,954
percentage = 64.1
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = G.E. McWatters
votes = 13,978
percentage = 35.9
change =
Election box majority
votes = 10,976
percentage = 28.2
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 74.7
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1951: Bristol South
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = W.A. Wilkins
votes = 24,444
percentage = 63.3
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = H.E.P. Buckle
votes = 14,161
percentage = 36.7
change =
Election box majority
votes = 10,283
percentage = 26.6
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 84.5
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1950: Bristol South
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = W.A. Wilkins
votes = 23,456
percentage = 59.9
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = S.L.C. Maydon
votes = 12,473
percentage = 31.8
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = H.T. Kay
votes = 3,259
percentage = 8.3
change =
Election box majority
votes = 10,983
percentage = 28.1
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 85.1
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1945: Bristol South
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = W.A. Wilkins
votes = 24,929
percentage = 58.8
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = E.H. Leather
votes = 12,379
percentage = 29.2
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = D.A. Jones
votes = 5,083
percentage = 12.0
change =
Election box majority
votes = 12,550
percentage = 29.6
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 75.5
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1935: Bristol South
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = A.G. Walkden
votes = 22,586
percentage = 50.4
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = N.K. Lindsay
votes = 20,153
percentage = 45.0
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = J.O.M. Skelton
votes = 2,090
percentage = 4.7
change =
Election box majority
votes = 2,433
percentage = 5.4
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 76.9
change =
Election box gain with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
loser = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1931: Bristol South
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = N.K. Lindsay
votes = 26,694
percentage = 60.9
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = A.G. Walkden
votes = 17,174
percentage = 39.1
change =
Election box majority
votes = 9,520
percentage = 21.8
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 82.3
change =
Election box gain with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
loser = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1929: Bristol South
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = A.G. Walkden
votes = 23,591
percentage = 56.5
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = Sir W. Beddoe Rees
votes = 18,194
percentage = 43.5
change =
Election box majority
votes = 5,397
percentage = 13.0
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 80.9
change =
Election box gain with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
loser = Liberal Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1924: Bristol South
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = Sir W. Beddoe Rees
votes = 16,722
percentage = 51.6
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = D.J. Vaughan
votes = 15,702
percentage = 48.4
change =
Election box majority
votes = 1,020
percentage = 3.2
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 83.0
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Liberal Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1923: Bristol South
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = Sir W. Beddoe Rees
votes = 15,235
percentage = 52.7
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = D.J. Vaughan
votes = 13,701
percentage = 47.3
change =
Election box majority
votes = 1,534
percentage = 5.3
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Liberal Party (UK)
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1922: Bristol South
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = Sir W. Beddoe Rees
votes = 16,199
percentage = 56.2
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = D.J. Vaughan
votes = 12,650
percentage = 43.8
change =
Election box majority
votes = 3,549
percentage = 12.3
change =
Election box gain with party link
winner = Liberal Party (UK)
loser = Coalition Liberal
swing =

Election box begin
title=General Election 1918: Bristol South
Election box candidate with party link
party = Coalition Liberal
candidate = Sir William Howell Davies
votes = 13,761
percentage = 68.2
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = T.C. Lewis
votes = 6,409
percentage = 31.8
change =
Election box majority
votes = 7,352
percentage = 36.4
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Coalition Liberal
swing =

Candidates for the next general election

Confirmed candidates for Bristol South at the next UK general election: [ [http://ukpollingreport.co.uk/guide/seat-profiles/bristolsouth Bristol South] , UKPollingReport]
* Labour Party: Dawn Primarolo (incumbent)
* Conservative Party: Mark Lloyd Davies
* Liberal Democrats: Mark Wright

See also

*List of Parliamentary constituencies in Avon

References


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