Newcastle-under-Lyme


General Election result, June 2001

Labour hold
Paul Farrelly Labour 20,65053.4%
Mike Flynn Conservative 10,66427.6%
Jerry Roodhouse LibDem 5,99315.5%
Robert Fyson Ind 7732.0%
Paul Godfrey UKIP 5941.5%

Electorate 65,739; Turnout 58.8%; Majority 9,986 (25.8%)

Swing: 4.6% to Con from Lab; Declared: 2.21am


General Election result, May 1997

Labour hold
L Golding Labour 27,743 56.47%
M Hayes Conservative 10,537 21.45%
R Studd LibDem 6,858 13.96%
K Suttle Referendum 1,510 3.07%
S Mountford Liberal 1,399 2.85%
B Bell Socialist Labour 1,082 2.20%

Electorate: 66,686; Turnout: 73.63%; Lab majority 17,206 (35.02%)

Swing from Con to Lab of 8.30%


GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS SINCE 1966:

1966 63,872 79.9%
     S.T. Swingler     Labour   31,548 61.8%
     P.E. Fenner  Conservative  19,497 38.2%

[By-election caused by death]
1969 65,344 72.3%
     J. Golding Labour            21,786 46.1%
     N.R. Winterton Conservative  20,744 43.9%
     D.R.A.Spreckley      Liberal  2,999 6.4%
     D. Parker    Democratic Party 1,699 3.6%

1970 69,811 65.5%
     J. Golding Labour            22,329 48.8%
     N.R. Winterton Conservative  20,223 44.3%
     F.D. Wright          Liberal  1,954 4.3%
     P.H. Boyle   Democratic Party 1,194 2.6%
          2,106 4.5%

1983  
   Golding, John   Labour       21,210 42.0%
   Lawrence, L.   Conservative  18,406 36.4%
   Thomas, Alan L.  Liberal     10,916 21.6%
         Maj = 2,804 5.6%

1987  66,053 80.8
    Mrs. L. Golding   Lab  21,618 40.5
    A.L. Thomas       L    16,486 30.9
    P.C.J. Ridgway    C    14,863 27.9
    M.J. Nicklin   Ind Lab    397* 0.7
          maj.  5,132 9.6
 
1992  66,595 80.3
    Mrs. L. Golding   Lab  25,652 47.9
    A.D. Brierley     C    15,813 29.6
    A.L. Thomas      L Dem 11,727 21.9
    R.J.M. Lines         NLP  314* 0.6
          maj.  9,839 18.4

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