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General Election result, June 2001

Labour hold
Elizabeth Blackman Labour 23,91549.2%
Gregor MacGregor Conservative 16,98334.9%
Martin Garnett LibDem 5,58611.5%
Louise Smith UKIP 6921.4%
Steve Belshaw BNP 5911.2%
RU Seerius Raving Loony 4280.9%
Peter Waldock Socialist Labour 4010.8%

Electorate 78,484; Turnout 61.9%; Majority 6,932 (14.3%)

Swing: 0.4% to Con from Lab; Declared: 4.08am


General Election result, May 1997

Labour gain
E Blackman Labour 31,196 51.70%
A Knight Conservative 22,061 36.56%
M Garnett LibDem 5,181 8.59%
S Stagg Referendum 1,404 2.33%
M Simmons Socialist Labour 496 0.82%

Electorate: 77,402; Turnout: 77.95%; Lab majority 9,135 (15.14%)

Swing from Con to Lab of 12.10%


Members of Parliament since 1950:

1950-59 A Champion  Labour
1959-64 F Jackson Conservative
1964-70 J Park  Labour
1970-92 Peter Rost  Conservative
1992- Angela Knight Conservative

General Elections since 1970:

(NB from 1970 until 1983 the seat was called Derbyshire South East)
1970:
Electorate 81,665 Turn out 75.5%
 Rost, PL   Conservative  32,185 52.2%
 Ryman, J   Labour   29,461 47.8%
      maj 2,724 4.4%
1974 (FEB)
Electorate 53,336 Turn out 85.1%
 
 Rost, PL   Conservative  20,016 44.1% 
. Wardle, JW  Labour   16,981 37.4%
 Fry, FA  Liberal   6,404 14.9%
      maj 3,035 6.7%
1974 (OCT)
Electorate 53,727 Turn out 80.2%
 Rost, PL   Conservative  18,856 43.7%
 Madeley, RJ  Labour   17,851 41.4%
 Warschauer, Ho  Liberal   6,404 14.9%
      maj 1,005 2.3%
1979
Electorate 57,516 Turn out 81.1%
 Rost, PL   Conservative  24,004 51.5%
 Bermingham, GE  Labour   16,617 35.6%
 Lustig, RE  Liberal   5,518 11.8%
 Neil, CJ   National Front  498 1.1%
      maj 7,387 15.9%
1983
Electorate 73,335 Turn out 75.7%
 Rost, PL   Conservative  25,167 45.3%
 Moore, w   Labour   13,848 25.0%
 Corbett, JP  SDP   12,331 22.2%
 Camm, WG   Ind Labour  4,158 7.5%
      maj. 11,319 20.3%
1987
Electorate 76,545 Turn out 77.4%
 Rost, PL   Conservative  28,775 48.6%
 Jones, RW  Labour   19,021 32.1%
 Moss, CP   SDP   11,442 19.3%
      maj. 9,754 16.5%

1992
Electorate 75,729% Turn out 83.7%
 
 Knight, AA  Conservative  29,907 47.2%     
 Stafford, JJ  Labour   24,204 38.2%
 Tuck, PR   Lib Dem   8,606 13.6%
 Johnson, BL  BNP    645 1.0%
      maj 5,703 9.0%

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