GEDLING


General Election result, June 2001

Labour hold
Vernon Coaker Labour 22,38351.1%
Jonathan Bullock Conservative 16,78538.3%
Tony Gillam LibDem 4,64810.6%

Electorate 68,519; Turnout 63.9%; Majority 5,598 (12.8%)

Swing: 2.7% to Lab from Con; Declared: 2.18am


General Election result, May 1997

Labour gain
V Coaker Labour 24,390 46.76%
A Mitchell Conservative 20,588 39.47%
R Poynter LibDem 5,180 9.93%
J Connor Referendum 2,006 3.85%

Electorate: 68,878; Turnout: 75.73%; Lab majority 3,802 (7.29%)

Swing from Con to Lab of 13.00%


M.P.s since 1950 (Carlton):

1950-1966 Sir Kenneth Pickthron Conservative

1966-1987 Sir Philip Holland Conservative

1987- Andrew Mitchell Conservative

1983:

Electorate 66,656 Turn out 75.4% 

  Holland, Sir Philip  Conservative  27,207 54.1
  Berkeley, A   SDP   12,543 25.0
  Peck, J    Labour   10,330 20.5
  Szatter, J   Independent   186 0.4
         maj = 14,664 29.1
1987:

Electorate 68,398 Turn out 79.1% 

  Mitchell, Andrew  Conservative  29,492 54.5
  Coaker, V   Labour   12,953 23.9
  Morton, D   SDP   11,684 21.6
         maj = 16,539 20.6
1992:

Electorate 68,954 turn out 82.3% 
  Mitchell, Andrew  Conservative  30,191 53.2
  Coaker, V   Labour   19,554 34.4
  George, D   Liberal Democrat  6,863 12.1
  Miszeweka, A  Nataural Law Party  168 0.3
         maj = 10,637 18.8

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