Kingswood (UK Parliament constituency)


Kingswood (UK Parliament constituency)

UK constituency infobox
Name = Kingswood
Map1 = Kingswood
Map2 = Avon
Entity = Avon (county)
Type = Borough
County = Gloucestershire
Year = 1974
MP = Roger Berry
Party = Labour
EP = South West England

Kingswood 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.

At the 2005 General Election, Labour received more votes in this constituency than in any other. It should be noted though that the Conservatives received 18,616 votes - unusually high for a constituency with a large Labour vote (and majority).

Boundaries

The constituency covers the eastern suburbs of Bristol outside of the city boundary, corresponding to the former borough of Kingswood.

Members of Parliament

Election results

Election box begin
title=General Election 2005: Kingswood
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Roger Berry
votes = 26,491
percentage = 47.0
change = −7.9
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Owen Inskip
votes = 18,618
percentage = 33.1
change = +4.7
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Geoff Brewer
votes = 9,089
percentage = 16.1
change = +1.4
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = John Knight
votes = 1,444
percentage = 2.6
change = +0.5
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = David Burnside
votes = 669
percentage = 1.2
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 7,873
percentage = 14.0
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 56,311
percentage = 66.7
change = +2.1
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing = −6.3

Election box begin
title=General Election 2001: Kingswood
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Roger Berry
votes = 28,903
percentage = 54.9
change = +1.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Robert Marven
votes = 14,941
percentage = 28.4
change = -1.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Christopher Greenfield
votes = 7,747
percentage = 14.7
change = +1.9
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = David Smith
votes = 1,085
percentage = 2.1
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 13,962
percentage = 26.5
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 52,676
percentage = 64.6
change = -13.0
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

See also

* List of Parliamentary constituencies in Avon


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