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Liverpool Everton (UK Parliament constituency)

 

Liverpool Everton (UK Parliament constituency)

Liverpool Everton
Former Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
County Lancashire
Major settlements Everton
18851950
Number of members One
Created from Liverpool

Liverpool Everton was a borough constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It elected one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Boundaries 2
  • Members of Parliament 3
  • Election results 4
    • Elections 1918–1950 4.1
    • Elections 1885–1918 4.2
  • References 5

History

The constituency was created by the Redistribution of Seats Act 1885 for the 1885 general election, and abolished for the 1950 general election.

Boundaries

1918-1950: The County Borough of Liverpool wards of Everton and Netherfield.

Members of Parliament

Elected Member[1] Party[2][3]
1885 Edward Whitley Conservative
1892 by-election Sir John Archibald Willox Conservative
1905 by-election John Harmood-Banner Conservative
1924 Herbert Charles Woodcock Conservative
1929 Derwent Hall Caine Labour
1931 Frank Hornby Conservative
1935 Bertie Victor Kirby Labour
1950 constituency abolished

Election results

Elections 1918–1950

Election Political result Candidate Party Votes % ±%
General election, July 1945 [3]
Electorate: 22,084
Turnout: 13,894 (62.9%) −4.5
Labour hold
Majority: 4,282 (30.8%) +30.0
Swing: 15.0% from Lab to Con
Bertie Kirby Labour 9,088 65.4 +15.0
W. Hill Conservative 4,806 34.6 −15.0
General election, November 1935 [3]
Electorate: 32,275
Turnout: 21,747 (67.4%) −3.9
Labour gain from Conservative
Majority: 177 (0.8%)
Swing: 9.3% from Con to Lab
Bertie Kirby Labour 10,962 50.4 +19.2
Ralph Etherton Conservative 10,785 49.6 +0.7
General election, October 1931 [3]
Electorate: 34,969
Turnout: 24,922 (71.3%) −4.6
Conservative gain from Labour
Majority: 4,400 (17.7%)
Swing: 11.8% from Lab to Con
Frank Hornby Conservative 12,186 48.9 +1.8
S. L. Treleaven Labour 7,786 31.2 −21.7
Derwent Hall Caine National Labour 4,950 19.9
General election, May 1929 [3]
Electorate: 35,430
Turnout: 26,901 (75.9%) +3.6
Labour gain from Conservative
Majority: 1,567 (5.8%)
Swing: 4.4% from Con to Lab
Derwent Hall Caine Labour 14,234 52.9 +4.4
Miss Margaret Beavan Conservative 12,667 47.1 −4.4
General election, October 1924 [3]
Electorate: 28,725
Turnout: 20,780 (72.3%) +12.5
Conservative hold
Majority: 630 (3.0%) −6.0
Swing: 3.0% from Con to Lab
Sir John Harmood-Banner Conservative 10,705 51.5 −3.0
Henry Walker Labour 10,075 48.5 +3.0
General election, December 1923 [3]
Electorate: 28,193
Turnout: 16,856 (59.8%) −10.5
Conservative hold
Majority: 1,510 (9.0%) −12.2
Swing: 6.1% from Con to Lab
Sir John Harmood-Banner Conservative 9,183 54.5 −6.1
Henry Walker Labour 7,673 45.5 +6.1
General election, November 1922 [3]
Electorate: 27,423
Turnout: 19,267 (70.3%) +22.9
Conservative hold
Majority: 4,067 (21.2%) +16.4
Sir John Harmood-Banner Conservative 11,667 60.6 +8.2
Joseph Toole Labour 7,600 39.4
General election, December 1918 [3]
Electorate: 25,606
Turnout: 12,149 (47.4%)
Coalition Conservative hold
Majority: 591 (4.8%)
Sir John Harmood-Banner Coalition Conservative 6,370 52.4
A. W. Brooksbank [4] Independent 5,779 47.6

Elections 1885–1918

Election Political result Candidate Party Votes % ±%
General election, December 1910 [2] Conservative hold John Harmood-Banner Conservative unopposed
General election, January 1910 [2]
Electorate: 9,308
Turnout: 6,860 (73.7%) +6.4
Conservative hold
Majority: 1,706 (24.8%) +9.2
Swing: 4.6% from Lib to Con
John Harmood-Banner Conservative 4,283 62.4 +4.6
W. H. Aggs Liberal 2,577 37.6 −4.6
General election, January 1906 [2]
Electorate: 10,149
Turnout: 6,833 (67.3%) +3.9
Conservative hold
Majority: 1,065 (15.6%) −4.8
Swing: 2.4% from Con to Lib
John Harmood-Banner Conservative 3,949 57.8 −2.4
W. H. Aggs Liberal 2,884 42.2 +2.4
By-election, February 1905 [2]
Electorate: 10,096
Turnout: 6,397 (63.4%)
Conservative hold
Majority: 1,311 (20.4%)
John Harmood-Banner Conservative 3,854 60.2 n/a
W. H. Aggs Liberal 2,543 39.8 n/a
General election, October 1900 [2] Conservative hold Sir John A. Willox Conservative unopposed
General election, July 1895 [2] Conservative hold John A. Willox Conservative unopposed
General election, July 1892 [2]
Electorate: 9,179
Turnout: 6,199 (66.7%)
Conservative hold
Majority: 1,789 (29.2%)
John A. Willox Conservative 3,954 64.6 n/a
Peter Wilson Atkin[5] Liberal 2,165 35.4 n/a
By-election, February 1892 [2]
death of Whitley
Conservative hold John A. Willox Conservative unopposed
General election, July 1886 [2] Conservative hold Edward Whitley Conservative unopposed
General election, December 1885 [2]
new seat
Electorate: 9,439
Turnout: 6,598 (69.9%)
Conservative win
Majority: 2,472 (37.4%)
Edward Whitley Conservative 4,535 68.7 n/a
F. Davies Liberal 2,063 31.3 n/a

References

  1. ^ Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "E" (part 2)
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k  
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i  
  4. ^ Brooksbank had been nominated by the local branch of the National Federation of Discharged and Demobilized Sailors and Soldiers
  5. ^ "Obituary: Sir John Willox". The Times. 17 June 1905. p. 8, col C. Retrieved 9 September 2012. (subscription required)
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