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Islington South West (UK Parliament constituency)

Islington South West
Former Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
[[United Kingdom general election, 1950#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
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Number of members one
Replaced by Islington Central and Islington South and Finsbury
Created from Islington South

Islington South West was a Parliamentary constituency in the Metropolitan Borough of Islington, in North London.

It returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1950 until it was abolished for the February 1974 general election.

Boundaries

File:IslingtonSouthWest1950.png
Islington South West in the Parliamentary County of London, showing boundaries used from 1950 to 1974.
File:Islington Met. B Ward Map 1916.svg
A map showing the wards of Islington Metropolitan Borough as they appeared in 1916.

The Metropolitan Borough of Islington wards of Barnsbury, Lower Holloway, St Mary, St Peter, and Thornhill.

Members of Parliament

Election Member Party
1950 Albert Evans Labour
1970 George Cunningham Labour
Feb 1974 constituency abolished: see Islington South & Finsbury

Election results

Elections in the 1950s

General Election 1950: Islington South West[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Albert Evans 30,201 64.74
Conservative Tom Forrest Howard 13,012 27.89
Liberal George William Waddilove 2,602 5.58
Communist Alfred Bender 834 1.79
Majority 17,189 36.85
Turnout 74.60
Labour win
General Election 1951: Islington South West[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Albert Evans 31,637 68.20
Conservative Tom Forrest Howard 14,750 31.80
Majority 16,887 36.40
Turnout 75.17
Labour hold Swing
General Election 1955: Islington South West[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Albert Evans 24,935 68.12
Conservative Colin GS Hodgkinson 11,667 31.88
Majority 13,268 36.25
Turnout 62.04
Labour hold Swing
General Election 1959:

Islington South West[4]

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Albert Evans 22,362 65.13
Conservative Nicholas Paul Scott 11,974 34.87
Majority 10,388 30.25
Turnout 60.64
Labour hold Swing

Elections in the 1960s

General Election 1964: Islington South West[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Albert Evans 17,589 65.17
Conservative Nicholas Paul Scott 8,023 29.73
Communist JF Moss 1,377 5.10
Majority 9,566 35.44
Turnout 51.53
Labour hold Swing
General Election 1966: Islington South West[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Albert Evans 16,206 64.95
Conservative A Hardy 5,903 23.66
Independent H Weston 1,271 5.09
Union Movement DH Harmston 816 3.27
Majority 10,303 41.29
Turnout 50.93
Labour hold Swing

Election in the 1970s

General Election 1970: Islington South West[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour George Cunningham 12,876 60.89
Conservative John Szemerey 6,601 31.21
Independent Liberal Alan E. Lomas 1,161 5.49
Communist Marie Betteridge 509 2.41
Majority 6,275 29.67
Turnout 48.84
Labour hold Swing

See also

References

  1. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1950-1973 by FWS Craig
  2. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1950-1973 by FWS Craig
  3. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1950-1973 by FWS Craig
  4. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1950-1973 by FWS Craig
  5. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1950-1973 by FWS Craig
  6. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1950-1973 by FWS Craig
  7. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1950-1973 by FWS Craig