Boothferry (UK Parliament constituency)

Boothferry (UK Parliament constituency)

Boothferry was a constituency in Yorkshire which returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Named after the village of Boothferry, it was created for the 1983 general election, and abolished for the 1997 general election. Its territory was then largely incorporated into the new Haltemprice and Howden constituency.

Members of Parliament

*1983 – 1987: Paul Bryan, Conservative

*1987 – 1997: David Davis, Conservative

Election results

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = David Davis
votes = 35,266
percentage = 54.8
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = L. Coubrough
votes = 17,731
percentage = 27.6
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = J. M. Goss
votes = 11,388
percentage = 17.7
change =
Election box majority
votes = 17,535
percentage = 27.2
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 79.7
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = David Davis
votes = 31,716
percentage = 55.7
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = J. D. Davies
votes = 12,746
percentage = 22.4
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = R. Donson
votes = 12,498
percentage = 21.9
change =
Election box majority
votes = 18,970
percentage = 33.3
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 75.8
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Paul Bryan
votes = 30,536
percentage = 57.7
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = A. Ellis
votes = 13,116
percentage = 24.8
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = T. Geraghty
votes = 9,271
percentage = 17.5
change =
Election box majority
votes = 17,420
percentage = 32.9
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 73.1
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

References


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