Barnsley West & Penistone


General Election result, June 2001

Labour hold
Michael Clapham Labour 20,24458.6%
William Rowe Conservative 7,89222.8%
Miles Crompton LibDem 6,42818.6%

Electorate 65,291; Turnout 52.9%; Majority 12,352 (35.7%)

Swing: 2.6% to Con from Lab; Declared: 12.39am


General Election result, May 1997

Labour hold
M Clapham Labour 25,017 59.27%
P Watkins Conservative 7,750 18.36%
W Knight LibDem 7,613 18.04%
J Miles Referendum 1,828 4.33%

Electorate: 64,912; Turnout: 65.02%; Lab majority 17,267 (40.91%)

Swing from Con to Lab of 5.30%


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