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Bethnal Green North East (UK Parliament constituency)

Bethnal Green North East
Former Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
[[United Kingdom general election, 1885#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
This page is a soft redirect.1885]]–[[United Kingdom general election, 1950#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
This page is a soft redirect.1950]]
Number of members one
Replaced by Bethnal Green
Created from Hackney

Bethnal Green North East was a parliamentary constituency in London, which returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It was created for the 1885 general election and abolished for the 1950 general election.

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Bethnal Green North East in the Metropolitan area 1885-1918
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Bethnal Green North East in the County of London 1918-50

Boundaries

File:Bethnal Green Met. B Ward Map 1916.svg
A map showing the wards of Bethnal Green Metropolitan Borough as they appeared in 1916.

The constituency consisted of the north and east wards of the civil parish of Bethnal Green, Middlesex (later the Metropolitan Borough of Bethnal Green in the County of London).

Members of Parliament

Election Member Party
1885 George Howell Liberal
1895 Sir Mancherjee Merwanjee Bhownagree Conservative
1906 Sir Edwin Cornwall Liberal
1919 Coalition Liberal
1922 Garnham Edmonds Liberal
1923 Walter Windsor Labour
1929 Harry Nathan Liberal
February 1933 a Independent Liberal
June 1934 b Labour
1935 Daniel Chater Labour
1950 constituency abolished - see Bethnal Green

Notes:-

  • a No election. Nathan resigned the Liberal whip.
  • b No election. Nathan took the Labour whip.

Election results

Elections in the 1940s

General Election 1945: Bethnal Green North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Daniel Chater 7,696 59.9
Liberal Paul Hervé Giraud Wright 3,979 30.9
Conservative Lord Buckhurst 1,185 9.2
Majority 3,717 29.0
Turnout 19,225 66.9
Labour Co-op hold Swing +1.0

Elections in the 1930s

General Election 1935: Bethnal Green North East[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Co-op Daniel Chater 11,581 63.5
Liberal Joseph Burton Hobman 6,644 36.5
Majority 4,937 27.0
Turnout 32,809 55.5
Labour Co-op gain from Liberal Swing +19.4
General Election 1931: Bethnal Green North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Harry Louis Nathan 13,135 55.9
Labour William Barratt 10,368 44.1
Majority 2,767 11.8
Turnout 34,377 68.4
Liberal hold Swing +4.7

Elections in the 1920s

General Election 1929: Bethnal Green North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Harry Louis Nathan 11,690 47.4
Labour Walter Windsor 11,101 44.9
Unionist James Alan Bell 1,908 7.7
Majority 589 2.5
Turnout 34,453 71.7
Liberal gain from Labour Swing +1.5
General Election 1924: Bethnal Green North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Walter Windsor 9,560 50.2
Liberal Garnham Edmonds 9,465 49.8
Majority 95 0.4
Turnout 27,827 68.4
Labour hold Swing -1.8
General Election 1923: Bethnal Green North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Walter Windsor 7,415 45.7
Liberal Garnham Edmonds 6,790 41.8
Unionist Robert Inigo Tasker 2,035 12.5
Majority 625 3.9
Turnout 27,468 59.1
Labour gain from Liberal Swing +2.4
General Election 1922: Bethnal Green North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Garnham Edmonds 5,774 36.1
Communist Walter Windsor 5,659 35.3
Unionist Eric Alfred Hoffgaard 2,806 17.5
National Liberal George Morgan Garro-Jones 1,780 11.5
Majority 115 0.8
Turnout 27,262 58.8
Liberal gain from National Liberal Swing N/A

Elections in the 1910s

General Election 1918: Bethnal Green North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal 4,448 56.4
National Party Lieut. Wilfred Liddell Steel 2,312 29.3
Independent William Shadforth 1,127 14.3
Majority 2,136 27.1
Turnout 25,253 31.2
Liberal hold Swing N/A
  • endorsed by the Coalition Government.
General Election December 1910: Bethnal Green North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Sir Edwin Andrew Cornwall 3,188 61.0
Conservative John Elsdale Molson 2,037 39.0
Majority 1,151 22.0
Turnout
Liberal hold Swing -0.2
General Election January 1910: Bethnal Green North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Sir Edwin Andrew Cornwall 3,842 61.2
Conservative John Elsdale Molson 2,435 38.8
Majority 1,407 22.4
Turnout
Liberal hold Swing -4.8

Elections in the 1900s

General Election 1906: Bethnal Green North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Sir Edwin Andrew Cornwall 4,127 66.0
Conservative Sir Mancherjee Merwanjee Bhownagree 2,130 34.0
Majority 1,997 32.0
Turnout 7,730 80.9
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing +19.4
General Election 1900: Bethnal Green North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sir Mancherjee Merwanjee Bhownagree 2,988 53.4
Liberal Harry Lawson Webster Levy-Lawson 2,609 46.6
Majority 379 6.8
Turnout 8,012 69.9
Conservative hold Swing +1.8

Elections in the 1890s

General Election 1895: Bethnal Green North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mancherjee Merwanjee Bhownagree 2,591 51.6
Lib-Lab George Howell 2,431 48.4
Majority 160 3.2
Turnout 7,431 67.6
Conservative gain from Lib-Lab Swing +7.2
General Election 1892: Bethnal Green North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Lib-Lab George Howell 2,918 54.4
Conservative Henry Hananel Marks 2,321 43.2
Social Democratic Federation Hugh Robert Taylor 106 2.0
Independent R. Ballard 23 0.4
Majority 597 11.2
Turnout 7,438 72.2
Lib-Lab hold Swing +1.2

Elections in the 1880s

General Election 1886: Bethnal Green North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Lib-Lab George Howell 2,278 54.4
Liberal Unionist Edward John Stoneham 1,906 45.6
Majority 372 8.8
Turnout 7,102 58.9
Lib-Lab hold Swing -8.3
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George Howell
General Election 1885: Bethnal Green North East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Lib-Lab George Howell 3,095 62.7 n/a
Conservative John Dawson Mayne 1,844 37.3 n/a
Majority 1,251 25.4 n/a
Turnout 7,102 69.5 n/a
Lib-Lab win

References

  1. ^ British parliamentary election results 1918-1949, Craig, F. W. S.