Derby North


General Election result, June 2001

Labour hold
Bob Laxton Labour 22,41550.9%
Barry Holden Conservative 15,43335.0%
Robert Charlesworth LibDem 6,20614.1%

Electorate 76,248; Turnout 57.8%; Majority 6,982 (15.8%)

Swing: 1.5% to Con from Lab; Declared: 2.34am


General Election result, May 1997

Labour gain
R Laxton Labour 29,844 53.16%
G Knight Conservative 19,229 34.25%
R Charlesworth LibDem 5,059 9.01%
P Reynolds Referendum 1,816 3.24%
J Waters ProLife 195 0.35%

Electorate: 75,880; Turnout: 73.99%; Lab majority 10,615 (18.91%)

Swing from Con to Lab of 13.20%


MP's since 1945:

       
1945-70 Philip Noel-Baker Labour        
1970-83 Walter Johnson  Labour        
1983- Greg Knight  Conservative 

Election Results since 1964:

1964 54,318 74.4% N. MacDermot Labour  21,385 52.9%
     D.H. Hene  Conservative 13,990 34.6%
     A.L. Smart Liberal  5,056 12.5%
						  7,394 18.3%
1966 52,601 70.8% N. MacDermot Labour  23,033 61.8%
		  D.H. Hene  Conservative 14,215 38.2%
						  8,818 23.6%
1970 57,145 64.3% P. Whitehead Labour  20,144 54.7%
     J.W. Roberts Conservative 16,635 45.3%
          3,479 9.4%
1974F 81,895 79.1% P. Whitehead Labour  26,029 40.2%
     D.J. Penfold Conservative 24,736 38.2%
     M.D. Peel  Liberal  13,995 21.6%
						  1,293 2.0%
1974O 82,674 73.3% P. Whitehead Labour  26,960 44.5%
     D.J. Penfold Conservative 22,767 37.6%
     M.D. Peel  Liberal  10,595 17.5%
     H. Smith  CFMPB   242 0.4%
						  4,193 6.9%
(Campaign for a more prosperous Britain)
1979 83,580 76.8% P. Whitehead Labour  28,797 44.9%
     R.H. Kemm  Conservative 28,583 44.5%
     R.F. Whitehouse Liberal  6,093 9.4%
     C.W. Bayliss National Front 592 0.9%
     S. P. Gibson U.E.N.P.  116 0.2%
          214 0.4%
1983 70,374 72.5% G. Knight  Conservative 22,303 43.7%
     P. Whitehead Labour  18,797 36.8%
     S.F. Connolly Liberal  9,924 19.5%
          3,506 6.9%
1987 71,738 75.8% G. Knight  Conservative 26,561 48.9%
     P. Whitehead Labour  20,236 37.2%
     S.F. Connolly Liberal  7,268 13.4%
     E. Wall  Green Party  291 0.5%
          6,325 11.7%
 
1992 73,177 80.7% G. Knight  Conservative 28,574 48.4%
     R. Laxton  Labour  24,121 40.9%
     R.A. Charlesworth] Lib Dem 5,638  9.6%
     E. Wall  Green Party  383  0.6%
     P.G. Hart  National Front 245  0.4%
     N.M. Onley N.L.P.   58  0.1%
          4,453  7.5%

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