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Fulham West (UK Parliament constituency)

Fulham West
Former Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
[[United Kingdom general election, 1918#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
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Number of members one
Replaced by Fulham
Created from Fulham
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Fulham West in the County of London, boundaries 1918-50
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Fulham West in the County of London, boundaries 1950-55

Fulham West was a borough constituency based in the London district of Fulham. It was represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1918 to 1955.

At the 1918 general election the previous Fulham constituency was divided into two constituencies, Fulham East and Fulham West; the two halves were re-united for the 1955 general election. At the 1997 general election, the Fulham constituency was replaced by Hammersmith and Fulham.

Boundaries

The Metropolitan Borough of Fulham wards of Hurlingham, Margravine, Munster, and Town.

Members of Parliament

Election Member[1] Party[2]
1918 Sir Cyril Cobb Coalition Conservative
1922 Conservative
1929 Ernest Spero Labour
1930 by-election Sir Cyril Cobb Conservative
1938 by-election Edith Summerskill Labour
1955 constituency abolished: see Fulham

Elections

Election Political result Candidate Party Votes % ±%
General Election 1918 [2]
New constituency
Electorate: 39,953
Turnout: 46.9%
Coalition Conservative win
Majority: 7,747 (41.2%)
Sir Cyril Stephen CobbCoalition Conservative12,18264.9
Robert Mark Gentry Labour4,43523.7
Sir Herbert George Fordham Liberal1,1396.1
William Jones Allen Independent9955.3
General Election 1922 [2]
Electorate: 39,562
Turnout: 23,085 (58.4%) +11.5
Conservative hold
Majority: 6,665 (28.8%) −12.4
Swing: 5.7% from Con to Lab
Sir Cyril Stephen Cobb Conservative14,87564.4−0.5
Robert Mark Gentry Labour8,21035.6+11.9
General Election 1923 [2]
Electorate: 40,134
Turnout: 25,256 (62.9%) +4.5
Conservative hold
Majority: 1,278 (5.1%) −23.7
Sir Cyril CobbConservative9,96539.5−24.9
Robert Mark Gentry Labour8,68734.4−1.2
Christopher W Courtenay Liberal6,60426.1N/A
General Election 1924 [2]
Electorate: 40.386
Turnout: 28,215 (71.3%) +8.4
Conservative hold
Majority: 5,403 (18.8%) +13.7
Sir Cyril CobbConservative17,10959.4+19.8
Robert Mark Gentry Labour11,70640.6+1.2
General Election 1929 [2]
Electorate: 50,610
Turnout: 36,089 (71.4%) +0
Labour gain from Conservative
Majority: 2,211 (6.2%)
Swing: 12.5% from Con to Lab
Ernest SperoLabour16,19044.9+4.3
Sir Cyril Cobb Conservative13,97938.7−20.7
George Arthur Gale Liberal5,92016.4N/A
By-election, May 1930 [2]
Resignation of Spero
Electorate: 50,610
Turnout: 32,206 (63.6%) −7.7
Conservative gain from Labour
Majority: 240 (0.8%)
Swing: 3.5% from Lab to Con
Sir Cyril CobbConservative16,22350.4+11.7
John Banfield Labour15,98349.6+4.7
General Election 1931 [2]
Electorate: 50,991
Turnout: 36,421 (71.4%) +7.8
Conservative hold
Majority: 12,093 (33.2%) +32.4
Swing: 16.2% from Lab to Con
Cyril CobbConservative24,25766.6+16.2
John Banfield Labour12,16433.4−16.2
General Election 1935 [2]
Electorate: 49,480
Turnout: 69.9% (−1.5)
Conservative hold
Majority: 3,483 (10.1%) −23.1
Swing: 11.6% from Con to Lab
Cyril CobbConservative18,46153.4−13.2
Mont Follick Labour14,97843.3+9.9
E. J. Johnson Liberal1,1323.3N/A
By-election, April 1938 [2]
Death of Cobb
Electorate: 48,469
Turnout: 31,745 (66.5%) −3.4
Labour gain from Conservative
Majority: 1,421 (4.4%)
Swing: 7.3% from Con to Lab
Edith SummerskillLabour16,58352.2+8.9
(C.) John Busby Conservative15,16247.8−5.6
General Election 1945 [2]
Electorate: 41,329
Turnout: 76.3% (+10.8)
Labour hold
Majority: 7,521 (23.8%) +19.4
Swing: 9.7% from Con to Lab
Edith SummerskillLabour19,53761.9+9.7
Percy Lucas Conservative12,01638.1−9.7
General Election 1950 [3]
Electorate: 45,687
Turnout: 37,433 (86.2%) +9.9
Labour hold
Majority: 2,849 (7.2%) −16.6
Swing: 8.3% from Lab to Con
Edith SummerskillLabour20,14151.1−10.8
William O'Donovan Conservative17,29243.9+5.8
Eric Walcot-Bather Liberal1,9495.0N/A
General Election 1951 [4]
Electorate: 45,327
Turnout: 37,997 (86.6%) +0.4
Labour hold
Majority: 2,583 (6.6%) −1.7
Swing: 22.2% from Con to Lab
Edith SummerskillLabour20,29051.7+0.6
William John Brown Independent17,70745.1N/A
Eric Walcot-Bather Liberal1,2473.2-1.8

References

  1. ^ Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "F" [self-published source][better source needed]
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Craig, F. W. S. (1983) [1969]. British parliamentary election results 1918–1949 (3rd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 18. ISBN 0-900178-06-X. 
  3. ^ "UK General Election results February 1950". Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources. Retrieved 25 December 2010. 
  4. ^ "UK General Election results October 1951". Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources. Retrieved 25 December 2010.