West Derbyshire


General Election result, June 2001

Conservative hold
Patrick McLoughlin Conservative 24,28048.0%
Stephen Clamp Labour 16,91033.4%
Jeremy Beckett LibDem 7,92215.7%
Stuart Bavester UKIP 6721.3%
Nick Delves Raving Loony 4720.9%
Robert Goodall Ind 3330.7%

Electorate 74,651; Turnout 67.8%; Majority 7,370 (14.6%)

Swing: 3.0% to Con from Lab; Declared: 3.36am


General Election result, May 1997

Conservative hold
P McLoughlin Conservative 23,945 42.10%
S Clamp Labour 19,060 33.51%
C Seeley LibDem 9,940 17.47%
J Gouriet Referendum 2,499 4.39%
G Meynell Ind 593 1.04%
H Price UKIP 484 0.85%
N Delves Loony 281 0.49%
M Kyslun Ind 81 0.14%

Electorate: 72,716; Turnout: 78.23%; Con majority 4,885 (8.59%)

Swing from Con to Lab of 11.60%


MP's since 1945:

1945-50 C.F White   Labour
1950-62 E.B Wakefield  Conservative
1962-67 Aidan Crawley  Conservative
1967-79 James Scott-Hopkins Conservative
1979-86 Matthew Parris  Conservative
1986- Patrick McLoughlin Conservative


ELECTION RESULTS SINCE 1970

1979 50,655 80.7 Parris, Matthew Conservative 21,478 52.5% Worboys, P.M. Liberal 11,261 27.6% Moore, W. Labour 8,134 19.9% 10,217 24.9% 1983 68,668 77.4 Parris, M.F. Conservative 29,695 55.9% Bingham, V.N. Liberal 14,370 27.0% March, J.S. Labour 9,060 17.1% 15,325 28.9% (By-election) 1986 69,932 71.9 McLoughlin, P.A. Conservative 19,896 39.5% Walmsley, C.R. Liberal 19,796 39.4% Moore, W. Labour 9,952 19.8% Sidwell, R.C. Rainbow 348 0.7% Goodall, R. Independent 289 0.6% 100 0.1% 1987 70,782 83.1 McLoughlin, P.A. Conservative 31,224 53.1% Walmsley, C.R. Liberal 20,697 35.2% Moore, W. Labour 6,875 11.7% 10,527 17.9% 1992 71,201 85.0 McLoughlin, P.A. Conservative 32,879 54.3% Fearn, R.D. Lib Dem 14,110 23.3% Clamp, S.J. Labour 13,528 22.4% 18,769 31.0%

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