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Liverpool West Toxteth (UK Parliament constituency)

Liverpool West Toxteth
Former Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
18851950
Number of members one
Replaced by Liverpool Toxteth
Created from Liverpool

Liverpool West Toxteth was a parliamentary 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

  • Boundaries 1
  • Members of Parliament 2
  • Election results 3
    • Elections 1918–1950 3.1
    • Elections 1885–1918 3.2
  • References 4

Boundaries

1918-1950: The County Borough of Liverpool wards of Brunswick, Dingle, and Prince's Park.

Members of Parliament

Elected Member[1] Party[2][3]
1885 Thomas Bland Royden Conservative
1892 Sir Robert Paterson Houston Conservative
1924 by-election Joseph Gibbins Labour
1931 Clyde Tabor Wilson Conservative
1935 by-election Joseph Gibbins Labour
1950 constituency abolished

Election results

Elections 1918–1950

Election Political result Candidate Party Votes % ±%
General election, July 1945 [3]
Electorate: 36,104
Turnout: 24,746 (68.5%) −10.1
Labour hold
Majority: 4,814 (19.4%) +13.6
Swing: 6.8% from Con to Lab
Joseph Gibbins Labour 14,780 59.7 +6.8
Reginald Bevins Conservative 9,966 40.3 −6.8
General election, November 1935 [3]
Electorate: 44,634
Turnout: 35,082 (78.6%) +24.7
Labour hold
Majority: 2,004 (5.8%) −16.0
Swing: 8.0% from Lab to Con
Joseph Gibbins Labour 18,543 52.9 −8.0
Randolph Churchill Conservative 16,539 47.1 +8.0
By-election, July 1935 [3]
resignation of Wilson
Electorate: 45,373
Turnout: 53.9% (−22.2)
Labour gain from Conservative
Majority: 5,343 (21.8%)
Swing: 18.8% from Con to Lab
Joseph Gibbins Labour 14,908 60.9 +18.8
J. W. J. Cremlyn Conservative 9,565 39.1 −18.8
General election, October 1931 [3]
Electorate: 46,766
Turnout: 35,611 (76.1%) −0.1
Conservative gain from Labour
Majority: 5,655 (15.8%)
Swing: 13.0% from Lab to Con
Clyde Tabor Wilson Conservative 20,633 57.9 +13.0
Joseph Gibbins Labour 14,978 42.1 −13.0
General election, May 1929 [3]
Electorate: 47,608
Turnout: 36,297 (76.2%) −3.5
Labour hold
Majority: 3,679 (10.2%) +9.0
Swing: 4.5% from Con to Lab
Joseph Gibbins Labour 19,988 55.1 +4.5
Geoffrey Watson Conservative 16,309 44.9 −4.5
General election, October 1924 [3]
Electorate: 38,546
Turnout: 79.7% (+3.5)
Labour hold
Majority: 379 (1.2%) −7.4
Swing: 3.7% from Lab to Con
Joseph Gibbins Labour 15,542 50.6 −3.7
T. White Conservative 15,163 49.4 +3.7
By-election, May 1924 [3]
resignation of Houston
Electorate: 37,462
Turnout: 28,539 (76.2%) +10.1
Labour gain from Conservative
Majority: 2,471 (8.6%)
Swing: 4.6% from Con to Lab
Joseph Gibbins Labour 15,505 54.3 +4.6
T. White Conservative 13,034 45.7 −4.6
General election, December 1923 [3]
Electorate: 37,462
Turnout: 24,775 (66.1%) −3.0
Conservative hold
Majority: 139 (0.6%) −18.6
Swing: 9.3% from Con to Lab
Robert Houston Conservative 12,457 50.3 −9.3
Joseph Gibbins Labour 12,318 49.6 +9.3
General election, November 1922 [3]
Electorate: 36,500
Turnout: 25,239 (69.1%) +13.4
Conservative hold
Majority: 4,821 (19.2%) −12.0
Swing: 6.0% from Con to Lab
Sir Robert Houston, Bt Conservative 15,030 59.6 −6.0
Joseph Gibbins Labour 10,209 40.4 +6.0
General election, 1918 [3]
Electorate: 35,806
Turnout: 19,933 (55.7%) −15.1
Coalition Conservative hold
Majority: 6,233 (31.2%) +7.8
Swing: 3.9% from Lab to Co. Con
Robert Houston Coalition Conservative 13,083 65.6 +3.9
William Albert Robinson Labour 6,850 34.4 −3.9

Elections 1885–1918

Election Political result Candidate Party Votes % ±%
General election, December 1910 [2]
Electorate: 9,019
Turnout: 6,381 (70.8%) −5.0
Conservative hold
Majority: 1,491 (23.4%) +8.4
Robert Houston Conservative 3,936 61.7 +4.2
Thomas Francis Molony Liberal 2,445 38.3
General election, January 1910 [2]
Electorate: 9,019
Turnout: 6,837 (75.8%) +4.3
Conservative hold
Majority: 1,019 (15.0%) +2.0
Swing: 1.0% from Lab to Con
Robert Houston Conservative 3,928 57.5 +1.0
James Sexton Labour 2,909 42.5 −1.0
General election, January 1906 [2]
Electorate: 8,347
Turnout: 5,965 (71.5%) +6.3
Conservative hold
Majority: 781 (13.0%)
Robert Houston Conservative 3,373 56.5 n/a
James Sexton Liberal 2,592 43.5 n/a
General election, October 1900 [2] Conservative hold Robert Houston Conservative unopposed
General election, July 1895 [2]
Electorate: 8,067
Turnout: 5,263 (65.2%) −9.7
Conservative hold
Majority: 1,957 (37.2%) +18.6
Swing: 9.4% from Lib to Con
Robert Houston Conservative 3,610 68.6 +9.4
W. Mulholland Liberal 1,653 31.4 −9.4
General election, July 1892 [2]
Electorate: 8,118
Turnout: 6,083 (74.9%)
Conservative hold
Majority: 1,125 (18.4%)
Robert Houston Conservative 3,604 59.2 n/a
Ellis Ellis-Griffith Liberal 2,479 40.8 n/a
General election, July 1886 [2] Conservative hold Thomas Royden Conservative unopposed
General election, December 1885 [2]
new seat
Electorate: 7,864
Turnout: 5,525 (71.9%)
Conservative win
Majority: 1,983 (35.8%)
Thomas Royden Conservative 3,754 67.9
T. Sutherst[4] Liberal 1,771 32.1

References

  1. ^ Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "W" (part 3)
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i  
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k  
  4. ^ Sutherst later contested Great Grimsby in 1886
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