Leicester West


General Election result, June 2001

Labour hold
Patricia Hewitt Labour 18,01454.2%
Christopher Shaw Conservative 8,37525.2%
Andy Vincent LibDem 5,08515.3%
Matthew Gough Green 1,0743.2%
Sean Kirkpatrick Socialist Labour 3501.1%
Steve Score Socialist Alliance 3211.0%

Electorate 65,267; Turnout 50.9%; Majority 9,639 (29.0%)

Swing: 1.2% to Con from Lab; Declared: 1.45am


General Election result, May 1997

Labour hold
P Hewitt Labour 22,580 55.19%
R Thomas Conservative 9,716 23.75%
M Jones LibDem 5,795 14.16%
W Shooter Referendum 970 2.37%
G Forse Green 586 1.43%
D Roberts Socialist Labour 452 1.11%
J Nicholls Socialist Party 327 0.80%
A Belshaw BNP 302 0.74%
C Potter National Democrat 186 0.46%

Electorate: 64,878; Turnout: 63.06%; Lab majority 12,864 (31.44%)

Swing from Con to Lab of 11.60%


GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS SINCE 1983:

1983  67,691 68.8 
   *Hon. G.E. Janner   Lab  20,837 44.8
    R.K. Meacham         C  19,125 41.1
    S.C. Fernando       SDP  5,935 12.7
    R. Hill               BNP  469* 1.0
    B.J. Prangle          WRP  176* 0.4
          maj.  1,712 3.7

1987  67,829 73.4
    Hon. G.E. Janner   Lab  22,156 44.5
    J.S.W. Cooper        C  20,955 42.0
    W. Edgar            SDP  6,708 13.5
          maj.  1,201 2.5

1992  65,511 73.7
    Hon. G.E. Janner   Lab  22,574 46.8
    J.A. Guthrie         C  18,596 38.5
    G.F. Walker        L Dem 6,402 13.3
    Ms. C.D. Wintram      GP   517* 1.1
    Ms. J.M. Rosta        NLP  171* 0.3
          maj.  3,978 8.3

1994 European Election Result: (Leicester West forms a part of this constituency)

LEICESTER
1994  515,343 37.6
    Ms. S. Waddington  Lab  87,048 44.9 +12.0
    A. Marshall          C  66,764 34.4 -13.8
    M.D. Jones        L Dem 28,890 14.9 - 2.9
    G. Forse             GP  8,941* 4.6
    Ms. P.A. Saunders    NLP 2,283* 1.2
         maj. 20,284 10.5
Swing -12.90

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