East Yorkshire (UK Parliament constituency)

East Yorkshire (UK Parliament constituency)

UK constituency infobox
Name = East Yorkshire
Map1 = EastYorkshire
Type = County
Map2 = Humberside
Entity = Humberside
County = East Riding of Yorkshire
Year = 1997
MP = Greg Knight
Party = Conservative
EP = Yorkshire and the Humber

East Yorkshire is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election.

Boundaries

East Yorkshire constituency covers the northern part of the East Riding of Yorkshire unitary authority from Pocklington and Market Weighton through Driffield to Bridlington. It corresponds to the former East Yorkshire district.

Members of Parliament

* 1997 — 2001: John Townend, Conservative
* 2001 — "present": Greg Knight, Conservative

Election results

Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Robert Adamson
votes =
percentage =
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Greg Knight
votes =
percentage =
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Paul Rounding
votes =
percentage =
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Chris Tresidder
votes =
percentage =
change =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Greg Knight
votes = 21,215
percentage = 45.2
change = −0.7
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Emma Hoddinott
votes = 14,932
percentage = 31.8
change = −3.2
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Jim Wastling
votes = 9,075
percentage = 19.3
change = +4.8
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Christopher Tresidder
votes = 1,703
percentage = 3.6
change = −0.2
Election box majority
votes = 6,283
percentage = 13.4
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 46,925
percentage = 61.2
change = +1.1
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Greg Knight
votes = 19,861
percentage = 45.9
change = +3.2
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Tracey Simpson-Laing
votes = 15,179
percentage = 35.0
change = −0.9
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Mary-Rose Hardy
votes = 6,300
percentage = 14.5
change = −4.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Trevor Pearson
votes = 1,661
percentage = 3.8
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Paul Dessoy
votes = 313
percentage = 0.7
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 4,682
percentage = 10.8
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 43,314
percentage = 59.9
change = −10.6
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = John Townend
votes = 20,904
percentage = 42.7
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Ian Male
votes = 17,567
percentage = 35.9
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = David Leadley
votes = 9,070
percentage = 18.5
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Social Democratic Party (UK, 1990)
candidate = Trevor Pearson
votes = 1,049
percentage = 2.1
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate
party = Nationalist
candidate = M. Cooper
votes = 381
percentage = 0.8
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 3,337
percentage = 6.8
change = "N/A"
Election box turnout
votes = 48,971
percentage = 70.6
change = "N/A"
Election box hold with party link
winner = Conservative Party (UK)
swing =

See also

* List of Parliamentary constituencies in Humberside


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