South Swindon (UK Parliament constituency)


South Swindon (UK Parliament constituency)

UK constituency infobox
Name = South Swindon
Map1 = SouthSwindon
Map2 = Wiltshire
Entity = Wiltshire
Type = County
County = Wiltshire
Year = 1997
MP = Anne Snelgrove
Party = Labour
EP = South West England

South Swindon 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 covers the southern portion of the town of Swindon. Like North Swindon, the seat is highly marginal.

Members of Parliament

* 1997 — 2005: Julia Drown, Labour
* 2005 — "present": Anne Snelgrove, Labour

Election results

Election box begin
title=General Election 2005: South Swindon
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Anne Snelgrove
votes = 17,534
percentage = 40.3
change = −11.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Robert Buckland
votes = 16,181
percentage = 37.2
change = +2.8
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Sue Stebbing
votes = 7,322
percentage = 16.8
change = +4.9
Election box candidate with party link
party = Green Party of England and Wales
candidate = Bill Hughes
votes = 1,234
percentage = 2.8
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Stephen Halden
votes = 955
percentage = 2.2
change = +0.6
Election box candidate
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Alan Hayward
votes = 193
percentage = 0.4
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = John Williams
votes = 53
percentage = 0.1
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 1,353
percentage = 3.1
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 43,472
percentage = 60.2
change = −0.8
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing = −6.9
Election box begin
title=General Election 2001: South Swindon
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Julia Drown
votes = 22,260
percentage = 51.3
change = +4.5
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Simon Coombs
votes = 14,919
percentage = 34.4
change = -1.4
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Geoff Brewer
votes = 5,165
percentage = 11.9
change = -2.5
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Vicki Sharp
votes = 713
percentage = 1.6
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate
party = Rock 'n' Roll Loony Party
candidate = Roly Gillard
votes = 327
percentage = 0.8
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 7,341
percentage = 16.9
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 43,384
percentage = 61.0
change = -11.8
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

ee also

* List of Parliamentary constituencies in Wiltshire


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