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Midlothian and Peebles Northern (UK Parliament constituency)

Midlothian and Peebles Northern
Former County 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 Edinburgh Pentlands
Created from Midlothian

Midlothian and Peebles Northern was a county constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1918 until 1950. Along with Peebles and Southern, it was formed by dividing the old Midlothian constituency.

Boundaries

From 1918 the constituency consisted of "The Calder and Suburban County Districts, the burgh of Dalkeith, and that part of the Lasswade County District which is included in the extra-burghal portions of the parishes of Dalkeith and Inveresk."

Members of Parliament

Election Member[1] Party
1918 Sir John Augustus Hope Unionist
1922 George Aitken Clark Hutchison Unionist
1923 Andrew Bathgate Clarke Labour
1924 Sir George Aitken Clark Hutchison Unionist
1929 by-election Andrew Bathgate Clarke Labour
1929 John Colville Unionist
1943 by-election Sir David King Murray Unionist
1945 Lord John Hope Conservative
1950 constituency abolished

Election results

By-election 1943: Midlothian and Peebles Northern [2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Unionist Sir David King Murray 11,620 51.9 −11.0
Common Wealth Tom Wintringham 10,751 48.1 N/A
Majority 869 3.8 −22.0
Turnout 22,371 34.6 −39.7
Unionist hold Swing −11.0
General Election 1935: Midlothian and Peebles Northern [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Unionist David John Colville 23,711
Labour James Lean 13,970
General Election 1931: Midlothian and Peebles Northern[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Unionist David John Colville 22,211
Labour Andrew Bathgate Clarke 8,501
General Election 1929: Midlothian and Peebles Northern[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Unionist David John Colville 11,219 39.1
Labour Andrew Bathgate Clarke 10,779 37.5
Liberal David Edwin Keir 6,726 23.4
Majority 440 1.6
By-election Jan 1929: Midlothian and Peebles Northern[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Andrew Bathgate Clarke 7,917 42.0 +2.8
Unionist David John Colville 6,965 36.9 −18.3
Liberal David Edwin Keir 3,130 16.6 N/A
National (Scotland) Lewis Spence 842 4.5 N/A
Majority 952 5.1
Labour gain from Unionist Swing
General Election 1924: Midlothian and Peebles Northern[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Unionist George Aitken Clark Hutchison 11,320
Labour Andrew Bathgate Clarke 9,173
General Election 1923: Midlothian and Peebles Northern[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Andrew Bathgate Clarke 8,583
Unionist George Aitken Clark Hutchison 6,738
Liberal C. de B. Murray 3,583
General Election 1922: Midlothian and Peebles Northern[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Unionist George Aitken Clark Hutchison 7,416
Labour Andrew Bathgate Clarke 6,942
Liberal E.R. Macnab 3,770
General Election 1918: Midlothian and Peebles Northern [11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Unionist Sir John Augustus Hope 7,710
Independent J.B. Cadzow 4,198

References

  1. ^ Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "M" (part 2)[self-published source][better source needed]
  2. ^ Whitaker's Almanack, 1944
  3. ^ Craig, F. W. S. (1983) [1969]. British parliamentary election results 1918–1949 (3rd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 638. ISBN 0-900178-06-X. 
  4. ^ Whitaker's Almanack, 1939
  5. ^ Whitaker's Almanack, 1934
  6. ^ The Times, 1 June 1929
  7. ^ The Times, 31 January 1929
  8. ^ Oliver & Boyd's Edinburgh Almanac, 1927
  9. ^ The Times, 8 December 1923
  10. ^ The Times, 17 November 1922
  11. ^ Whitaker's Almanack, 1920

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