Great Yarmouth


General Election result, June 2001

Labour hold
Tony Wright Labour 20,34450.4%
Charles Reynolds Conservative 15,78039.1%
Maurice Leeke LibDem 3,3928.4%
Bertie Poole UKIP 8502.1%

Electorate 69,194; Turnout 58.3%; Majority 4,564 (11.3%)

Swing: 3.2% to Con from Lab; Declared: 3.02am


General Election result, May 1997

Labour gain
T Wright Labour 26,084 53.36%
M Carttiss Conservative 17,416 35.63%
D Wood LibDem 5,381 11.01%

Electorate: 68,525; Turnout: 71.33%; Lab majority 8668 (17.73%)

Swing from Con to Lab of 13.90%

M.P.s since 1945:

1945-1951  Ernest Kinghorn Labour
1951-1966  Anthony Fell  Conservative
1966-1970  Hugh Gray  Labour
1971-1983  Sir Anthony Fell Conservative
1983-  Michael Carttiss Conservative

1966: (54,836) Gray, H. Labour 22,296 Fell, Anthony Conservative 21,499 Lab Maj = 797 1970: (60,576) Fell, Anthony Conservative 23,088 Gray, H. Labour 19,931 Knott, J. Liberal 3,523 Cons maj = 3,157 1974: (70,802) Fell, Anthony Conservative 22,573 Hollis, P.L. Labour 20,313 Coleby, P. Liberal 9,250 Cons maj = 2,260 1979: (72,154) Fell, Anthony Conservative 28,066 Hollis, P.L. Labour 20,066 Minett, E.D. Liberal 6,112 Holmes, T. National Front 640 Cons maj = 7,228 1983: (62,809) Carttiss, Michael Conservative 22,423 Lloyd, O.A. Labour 11,223 Minett, E.D. Liberal 10,803 Cons maj = 11,200 1987: (65,770) Carttiss, Michael Conservative 25,336 Cannell, J. Labour 15,253 Maxwell, J.D. SDP/Alliance 8,387 Cons maj = 10,083 1992: Carttiss, Michael Conservative 25,505 Baughan, B.J. Labour 20,196 Scott, M.J. Lib Dem 7,225 Larkin, P. N.L.P. 284 Cons maj = 5,309

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