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Mid Derbyshire (UK Parliament constituency)

Mid Derbyshire
County constituency
for the House of Commons
Boundary of Mid Derbyshire in Derbyshire for the 2010 general election.
Location of Derbyshire within England.
County Derbyshire
Electorate 66,855 (2015 Election)[1]
Major settlements Belper, Borrowash, Duffield, West Hallam
in Derby: Allestree, Oakwood and Spondon
Current constituency
Created [[United Kingdom general election, 2010#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
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Member of parliament Pauline Latham OBE (Conservative Party)
Created from Amber Valley
[[United Kingdom general election, 1885#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
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Type of constituency County constituency
European Parliament constituency East Midlands

Mid Derbyshire is a constituency[n 1] represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since its 2010 creation by Pauline Latham, a Conservative.[n 2]


Following their review of parliamentary representation, the Boundary Commission for England created this seat. Neighbouring constituencies have had consequential boundary changes, with Erewash and Amber Valley two of the most affected.

The constituency is made up of the following electoral wards:

Members of Parliament

MPs 1885–1918

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James Alfred Jacoby
Election Member[2] Party
1885 Sir James Alfred Jacoby Liberal
1909 John George Hancock Labour
1915 Liberal
1918 constituency abolished

MPs since 2010

Election Member[2] Party
2010 Pauline Latham Conservative
2015 Pauline Latham Conservative


Elections in the 2010s

General Election 2015: Mid Derbyshire[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Pauline Latham 24,908 52.2 +3.9
Labour Nicola Heaton 12,134 25.4 +1.0
UKIP Martin Fitzpatrick[4] 6,497 13.6 +11
Liberal Democrat Hilary Jones[5] 2,292 4.8 -15.7
Green Sue MacFarlane[6] 1,898 4.0 +4.0
Majority 12,774 26.8 +2.9
Turnout 47,729 70.6 -0.8
Conservative hold Swing +3.9
General Election 2010: Mid Derbyshire[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Pauline Latham 22,877 48.3 +1.1
Labour Hardyal Dhindsa 11,585 24.5 −10.2
Liberal Democrat Sally McIntosh 9,711 20.5 +4.5
BNP Lewis Allsebrook 1,698 3.6 N/A
UKIP Anthony Kay 1,252 2.6 +0.5
Monster Raving Loony R.U.Seerius 219 0.5 N/A
Majority 11,292 23.9 +11.4
Turnout 47,342 71.4 +4.9
Conservative hold Swing +5.7

Elections in the 1910s

General Election January 1910

Electorate 13,660

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John George Hancock 7,575 63.9
Conservative Francis Francis 4,268 36.1
Majority 3,289 27.8
Turnout 86.6
Labour hold Swing
General Election December 1910

Electorate 13,660

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John George Hancock 6,557
Conservative David Rhys 4,287
Turnout 79.4
Labour hold Swing

Elections in the 1900s

General Election January 1906

Electorate 12,757

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal James Alfred Jacoby 7,065 67.0
Conservative Samuel Cresswell 3,475 33.0
Majority 3,590 34.0
Turnout 82.6
Liberal hold Swing
By-Election 1909

Electorate 13,244

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal John George Hancock 6,735 60.5
Conservative S. Cresswell 4,392 39.5
Majority 2,343 21.0
Turnout 84.0
Liberal hold Swing
  • Hancock, who was sponsored by the Derbyshire Miners Association was chosen by the local Liberal Association as their candidate. During the campaign he agreed that he would sign the Labour Party constitution, so some records describe him as the Labour party candidate.

See also

Notes and references

  1. A county constituency (for the purposes of election expenses and type of returning officer)
  2. As with all constituencies, the constituency elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election at least every five years.

Coordinates: 52°57′N 1°24′W / 52.95°N 1.40°W / 52.95; -1.40{{#coordinates:52.95|-1.40|dim:12000_region:GB|||||| |primary |name= }}