Stepney and Poplar (UK Parliament constituency)
|Stepney and Poplar|
Former Borough constituency|
for the House of Commons
|February 1974–[[United Kingdom general election, 1983#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other|
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|Number of members||one|
|Replaced by||Bethnal Green and Stepney|
|Created from||Poplar and Stepney|
It was created for the February 1974 general election, largely replacing the old Stepney constituency, and abolished for the 1983 general election, when it was partly replaced by the new Bethnal Green and Stepney constituency.
The London Borough of Tower Hamlets wards of Limehouse, Poplar East, Poplar Millwall, Poplar South, Poplar West, Redcoat, St Dunstan's, St Katharine's, St Mary's, and Shadwell.
Members of Parliament
|Feb 1974||Peter Shore||Labour|
|1983||constituency abolished: see Bethnal Green and Stepney|
|General Election 1979: Stepney and Poplar|
|Conservative||Robert Gurth Hughes||6,561||21.0|
|National Front||Victor Clarke||1,571||5.0||N/A|
|Independent Labour||Ted Johns||672||2.2||N/A|
|Workers Revolutionary||Peter Chappell||235||0.8||N/A|
|General Election October 1974: Stepney and Poplar|
|Liberal||F. W. Alexander||3,181||10.2||N/A|
|General Election February 1974: Stepney and Poplar|
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "S" (part 5)[self-published source][better source needed]
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