Louth, Lincolnshire (UK Parliament constituency)

Louth, Lincolnshire (UK Parliament constituency)

UK former constituency infobox
Name = Louth
Type = County
Year = 1885
Abolition = 1983
members = one

Louth was a county constituency in Lincolnshire which returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1885 until it was abolished for the 1983 general election.

It should not be confused with the former Irish constituency of County Louth (UK Parliament constituency). Between 1885 and 1918, its formal name was The East Lindsey (or Louth) Division of Lincolnshire, and it was sometimes referred to simply as East Lindsey.

Boundaries

Members of Parliament

Election results

Elections in the 1910s

Election box begin
title=General Election 1918: Louth, Lincolnshire
Election box candidate with party link
party = Coalition Conservative
candidate = Henry Langton Brackenbury
votes = 9,055
percentage = 54.5
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = Timothy Davies
votes = 7,559
percentage = 45.5
change =
Election box majority
votes = 1,496
percentage = 9.0
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 16,614
percentage = 60.3
change =
Election box gain with party link
winner = Coalition Conservative
loser = Liberal Party (UK)
swing =

Elections in the 1920s

Election box begin
title=Louth by-election, 1920
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = Thomas Wintringham
votes = 9,859
percentage = 57.3
change = +11.8
Election box candidate with party link
party = Coalition National Democratic and Labour Party
candidate = C. H. Turnor
votes = 7,354
percentage = 42.7
change = −11.8
Election box majority
votes = 2,505
percentage = 14.6
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 17,213
percentage = 63.1
change = +2.8
Election box gain with party link
winner = Liberal Party (UK)
loser = Coalition Conservative
swing = 11.8
Election box begin
title=Louth by-election, 1921
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = Margaret Wintringham
votes = 8,386
percentage = 42.2
change = −15.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Sir A. Hutchings
votes = 7,695
percentage = 38.3
change = −4.4
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = J. L. George
votes = 3,873
percentage = 19.5
change = N/A
Election box majority
votes = 791
percentage = 3.9
change = −10.7
Election box turnout
votes = 19,954
percentage = 72.1
change = +9.0
Election box hold with party link
winner = Liberal Party (UK)
loser = Coalition Conservative
swing =

Elections in the 1960s

Election box begin
title=Louth by-election, 1969
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Jeffrey Archer
votes = 16,317
percentage = 58.0
change = +11.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Bruce Briggs
votes = 5,590
percentage = 19.9
change = −17.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = John Adams
votes = 5,003
percentage = 17.8
change = +1.0
Election box candidate
party = United Democratic Party
candidate = Sir George Fitzgerald
votes = 1,225
percentage = 4.4
change = N/A
Election box majority
votes = 10,727
percentage = 38.1
change = +28.6
Election box turnout
votes = 28,135
percentage =
change = +
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing = +14.3

See also

* Louth by-election, 1920
* Louth by-election, 1921
* Louth by-election, 1969

References

*
* "The Constitutional Year Book for 1913" (London: National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations, 1913)
*Rayment


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