Parliamentary elections

 

UK PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS 1950-2010
Elected candidates are shown in bold, re-elected incumbents marked with * and defeated sitting members with †

The majority is the number of votes by which the total for the leading candidate exceeds the tally for the highest candidate of another party.

Parliamentary elections 1832-1895
Parliamentary elections 1900-1945

BRIGHTON PAVILION

Brighton Kemptown | Hove

         
date candidates party votes share
      n %
1950 Feb 23 *William Teeling Conservative 26,917 61.54
Govt: Labour L Knowles Labour 12,264 28.04
PM: Attlee John Stewart Choate Liberal 4,555 10.41
    majority 14,653  
    turnout   78.94
    electorate 55,401  
         
1951 Oct 25 *William Teeling Conservative 29,167 68.50
Govt: Conservative E R Littlejohn Labour 13,410 31.50
PM: Churchill   majority 15,757  
    turnout   75.54
    electorate 56,361  
         
1955 May 26 *William Teeling Conservative 27,158 68.04
Govt: Conservative L Knowles Labour 12,742 31.96
PM: Eden   majority 14,416  
    turnout   67.52
    electorate 59,053  
         
1959 Oct 8 *William Teeling Conservative 27,972 69.98
Govt: Conservative R G White Labour 11,998 30.02
PM: Macmillan   majority 15,974  
    turnout   69.83
    electorate 57,238  
         
1964 Oct 15 *Sir William Teeling Conservative 20,998 53.15
Govt: Labour P Nurse Labour 11,148 28.22
PM: Wilson D R Sinnatt Liberal 7,362 18.63
    majority 9,850  
    turnout   70.06
    electorate 56,391  
         
1966 Mar 31 *Sir William Teeling Conservative 22,687 58.14
Govt: Labour Alistair Graham Labour 16,333 41.86
PM: Wilson   majority 6,354  
    turnout   70.27
    electorate 55,532  
         
  Teeling resigned on the grounds of ill health.
         
1969 Mar 27 Julian Amery Conservative 17,636 70.54
by-election Thomas Skeffington-Lodge Labour 4,654 18.62
Nesta Wynn Ellis Liberal 2,711 10.84
    majority 12,982  
    turnout 25,001  
    electorate    
         
1970 Jun 18 *Julian Amery Conservative 21,365 61.93
Govt: Conservative Francis Tonks Labour 13,771 35.00
PM: Heath G E Thomas independent 1,205 3.06
  majority 7,594  
    turnout   66.51
    electorate 59,150  
         
1974 Feb 28 *Julian Amery Conservative 21,910 50.49
Govt: Labour Francis Tonks Labour 11,292 26.05
PM: Wilson K Hooper Liberal 9,764 22.50
Robert Beaumont independent 428 0.99
  majority 10,618  
    turnout   76.15
    electorate 56,982  
         
1974 Oct 10 *Julian Amery Conservative 19,041 48.43
Govt: Labour G W Humphrey Labour 11,624 29.57
PM: Wilson D Venables Liberal 8,648 22.00
  majority 7,417  
    turnout   68.55
    electorate 57,351  
         
1979 May 3 *Julian Amery Conservative 22,218 53.52
Govt: Conservative Dave S Hill Labour 12,099 29.26
PM: Thatcher D Venables Liberal 5,965 14.42
J Beale Ecology 638 1.54
H Jones National Front 436 1.05
  majority 10,119  
    turnout   72.55
    electorate 57,003  
         
1983 Jun 9 *Julian Amery Conservative 22,323 51.51
Govt: Conservative M W J Neves Social Democrat 10,191 24.62
PM: Thatcher H Spillman Labour 9,879 23.87
  majority 11,132  
    turnout   69.25
    electorate 59,769  
         
1987 Jun 11 *Julian Amery Conservative 22,056 50.79
Govt: Conservative Dave S Hill Labour 12,914 29.74
PM: Thatcher K F Carey Social Democrat 8,459 19.48
  majority 9,142  
    turnout   73.72
    electorate 58,910  
         
1992 Apr 9 Derek Spencer Conservative 20,630 46.61
Govt: Conservative David Lepper Labour Co-op 16,955 38.31
PM: Major Tom H Pearce Liberal Democrat 5,606 12.67
Iain M Brodie Green 963 2.18
Mrs Eileen J Turner Natural Law 103 0.20
  majority 3,675  
    turnout   76.81
    electorate 57,616  
         
1997 May 1 David Lepper Labour Co-op 26,737 54.80
Govt: Labour Derek Spencer Conservative 13,556 27.70
PM: Blair Kenneth C Blanchard Liberal Democrat 4,644 9.50
Peter A Stocken Referendum Party 1,249 2.60
Peter R W West Green 1,249 2.60
Richard Huggett Independent Conservative 1,908 2.20
Frank M Stevens UKIP 179 0.40
Bob Dobbs independent 125 0.30
Alan J R Card Rainbow Dream Ticket 59 0.10
  majority 13,181  
    turnout   73.37
    electorate 66,720  
         
2001 Jun 7 *David Lepper Labour Co-op 19,846 48.70
Govt: Labour David S Gold Conservative 10,203 25.10
PM: Blair Miss Ruth L Berry Liberal Democrat 5,348 13.10
Keith R Taylor Green 3,806 9.30
Ian C Fyvie Socialist Labour 573 1.40
Bob Dobbs Free Party 409 1.00
Stuart J Hitchin UKIP 361 0.90
Mrs Marie M Paragallo ProLife Alliance 177 0.40
  majority 9,643  
    turnout   58.50
    electorate 69,568  
         
2005 May 5 *David Lepper Labour Co-op 15,427 35.43
Govt: Labour Mike R Weatherley Conservative 10,397 23.88
PM: Blair Keith R Taylor Green 9,530 21.89
Mrs Hazel Thiorpe Liberal Democrat 7,171 16.47
Mrs Kimberley J Crisp-Cornotto UKIP 508 1.17
Tony N Greenstein Alliance for Green Socialism 188 0.43
Ian C Fyvie Socialist Labour 152 0.35
Christopher D Rooke independent 122 0.28
Keith Jago independent 44 0.10
  majority 5,030  
    turnout   63.86
    electorate 68,182  
         
2010 May 6 Caroline Lucas Green 16,238 31.33
Govt: Conservative Nancy Platts Labour 14,986 28.91
PM: Cameron Charlotte Vere Conservative 12,275 23.68
Bernie Millam Liberal Democrat 7,159 13.81
Nigel Carter UKIP 948 1.83
Ian C Fyvie Socialist Labour 148 0.29
Soraya Anna Kara Citizens for Undead Rights and Equality 91 0.12
Leo Atreides independent 19 0.04
  13th smallest winning share majority 1,252  
  9.5% boundary change turnout   70.04
    electorate 74,009  
         
2015 May 7 *Caroline Lucas Green 22,871 41.69
Govt: Conservative Purna Sen Labour 14,904 27.17
PM: Cameron Clarence Mitchell Conservative 12,448 22.69
Nigel Carter UKIP 2,724 4.97
Chris Bowers Liberal Democrat 1,525 2.78
Nick Yeomans independent 116 0.21
Howard Pilott Socialist Party of Great Britain 88 0.16
spoiled papers   186 0.34
    majority 7,967  
    turnout   71.67
    electorate 76,548  
         

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