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Encyclopedia > Birmingham Ladywood (UK Parliament constituency)
Birmingham, Ladywood
Borough constituency
Birmingham, Ladywood shown within Birmingham, and Birmingham shown within England
Created: 1918
MP: Clare Short
Party: Independent
Type: House of Commons
County: West Midlands
EP constituency: West Midlands

Birmingham Ladywood is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election. A borough constituency (in Scotland, a burgh constituency) is a type of parliamentary constituency in the United Kingdom. ... Image File history File links BirminghamLadywoodConstituency. ... map of Birmingham within England File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The city from above Centenary Square. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters of an electoral district to a parliament; in the Westminster system, specifically to the lower house. ... Clare Short (born 15 February 1946) is a British politician. ... This is a list of political parties in the United Kingdom. ... In the United Kingdom each of the electoral areas or divisions called constituencies elects one or more members to a parliament or assembly. ... The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... The Ceremonial counties of England are areas of England that are appointed a Lord-Lieutenant, and are defined by the government with reference to the metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties of England. ... The County of West Midlands is a metropolitan county in western central England, the United Kingdom, formed in 1974. ... Sign in the entrance of the European Parliament building in Brussels, written in all the official languages used in the European Union as of July 2006 The European Parliament building in Strasbourg The debating chamber, or hemicycle, in Strasbourg The European Parliament building in Brussels The European Parliament (formerly European... West Midlands is a constituency of the European Parliament. ... A constituency is any cohesive corporate unit or body bound by shared structures, goals or loyalty. ... British House of Commons Canadian House of Commons The House of Commons is the elected lower house of the bicameral parliament in the United Kingdom and Canada. ... The Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the supreme legislative body in the United Kingdom and British overseas territories. ... A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters of an electoral district to a parliament; in the Westminster system, specifically to the lower house. ... The plurality voting system, also known as first past the post, is a voting system used to elect a single winner in a given election. ...

Contents

Boundaries

The constituency includes the entirety of Birmingham City Centre, which falls within Ladywood ward, as well as the deprived inner-city wards of Aston, Nechells and Soho. Aston University is located within the seat, as are Birmingham's two league football clubs, Aston Villa and Birmingham City.


Boundary review

Following their review of parliamentary representation in Birmingham and the West Midlands, the Boundary Commission for England has created a modified Ladywood constituency with the following electoral wards: The city from above Centenary Square. ... The County of West Midlands is a metropolitan county in western central England, the United Kingdom, formed in 1974. ... In the United Kingdom, the four Boundary Commissions are responsible for determining the boundaries of House of Commons constituencies. ...

  • Aston, Ladywood, Nechells and Soho.

History

The seat has undergone several boundary alterations since its creation but has remained firmly Labour-held since 1945, with the exception of a by-election in June 1969 when Wallace Lawler won the seat for the Liberal Party. The seat was regained for Labour by Doris Fisher in the General Election a year later. A by-election or bye-election is a special election held to fill a political office when the incumbent has died or resigned. ... This article is about the historic Liberal Party. ... Doris Mary Gertrude Fisher, Baroness Fisher of Rednal, née Satchwell, JP (13 September 1919 – 18 December 2005) was a British politician. ...


Member of Parliament

Duration of term as MP Name of MP Party of MP
1918 - 1929 Neville Chamberlain Conservative
1929 - 1931 Wilfrid Whiteley Labour
1931 - 1945 Geoffrey Lloyd Conservative
1945 - 1969 Victor Yates Labour
1969 - 1970 Wallace Lawler Liberal
1970 - 1974 Doris Fisher Labour
1974 - 1977 Brian Walden Labour
1983 - 2006 Clare Short Labour
2006 - Present Independent Labour

Clare Short elected as a Labour MP from the 1983 general election onwards resigned the Labour whip on October 20 2006 and wished it to be known that she would continue to sit in the Commons as an Independent Labour MP and a true "Social Democrat" Arthur Neville Chamberlain (18 March 1869 – 9 November 1940) was a Conservative British politician and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1937 to 1940. ... The Conservative Party (officially the Conservative & Unionist Party) is currently the second largest political party in the United Kingdom in terms of sitting Members of Parliament (MPs), and the largest in terms of public membership. ... The Labour Party has been, since its founding in the early 20th century, the main democratic socialist[1] political party in the United Kingdom. ... Geoffrey William Geoffrey-Lloyd, Baron Geoffrey-Lloyd PC (January 17, 1902 - September 12, 1984 was a British Conservative politician. ... The Conservative Party (officially the Conservative & Unionist Party) is currently the second largest political party in the United Kingdom in terms of sitting Members of Parliament (MPs), and the largest in terms of public membership. ... The Labour Party has been, since its founding in the early 20th century, the main democratic socialist[1] political party in the United Kingdom. ... This article is about the historic Liberal Party. ... Doris Mary Gertrude Fisher, Baroness Fisher of Rednal, née Satchwell, JP (13 September 1919 – 18 December 2005) was a British politician. ... The Labour Party has been, since its founding in the early 20th century, the main democratic socialist[1] political party in the United Kingdom. ... Brian Walden (born July 8, 1932) was a Labour Member of Parliament and is now a journalist and broadcaster. ... The Labour Party has been, since its founding in the early 20th century, the main democratic socialist[1] political party in the United Kingdom. ... Clare Short (born 15 February 1946) is a British politician. ... The Labour Party has been, since its founding in the early 20th century, the main democratic socialist[1] political party in the United Kingdom. ... October 20 is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 72 days remaining. ...


Election results

General Election 2005: Birmingham, Ladywood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Clare Short 17,262 51.9 -17.0
Liberal Democrats Ayoub Khan 10,461 31.5 +23.3
Conservative Phillipa Stroud 3,515 10.6 -0.7
UK Independence Lyn Nazemi-Afshar 2,008 6.0 +5.1
Majority 6,801 20.5
Turnout 33,246 46.8 +2.5
Labour hold Swing -20.1
General Election 2001: Birmingham, Ladywood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Clare Short 21,694 68.9 -5.2
Conservative Benjamin Prentice 3,551 11.3 -2.0
Liberal Democrats Mahmood Chaudhry 2,586 8.2 +0.3
People's Justice Allah Ditta 2,112 6.7 N/A
Socialist Labour Surinder Virdee 443 1.4 N/A
Muslim Party Mahmood Hussain 432 1.4 N/A
ProLife Alliance James Caffery 392 1.2 N/A
UK Independence Anneliese Nattrass 283 0.9 N/A
Majority 18,143 57.6
Turnout 31,493 44.3 -9.9
Labour hold Swing

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See also

Constituencies in the West Midlands
Labour

Birmingham Edgbaston | Birmingham, Erdington | Birmingham Hall Green | |Birmingham Hodge Hill | Birmingham Northfield | Birmingham Perry Barr | Birmingham Selly Oak | Birmingham Sparkbrook and Small Heath | Burton | Cannock Chase | Coventry North East | Coventry North West | Coventry South | Dudley North | Dudley South | Halesowen and Rowley Regis | Newcastle-under-Lyme | North Warwickshire | Nuneaton | Redditch | Stafford | Staffordshire Moorlands | Stoke-on-Trent Central | Stoke-on-Trent North | Stoke-on-Trent South | Stourbridge | Tamworth | Telford | Walsall North | Walsall South | Warley | Warwick and Leamington | West Bromwich East | West Bromwich West | Wolverhampton North East | Wolverhampton South East | Wolverhampton South West | Worcester The ceremonial county of West Midlands is divided into 29 Parliamentary constituencies. ... The Labour Party has been, since its founding in the early 20th century, the main democratic socialist[1] political party in the United Kingdom. ... Birmingham, Edgbaston is a constituency located in the Edgbaston area of Birmingham. ... Birmingham Erdington is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Birmingham Hall Green is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Hodge Hill constituency shown within Birmingham Birmingham Hodge Hill is a constituency in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Birmingham Northfield is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Birmingham Perry Barr is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Birmingham Selly Oak is a constituency located in the Edgbaston area of Birmingham. ... Birmingham Sparkbrook and Small Heath is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Burton is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Cannock Chase is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Coventry North East is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Coventry North West is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Coventry South is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Dudley North is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Dudley South is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Halesowen and Rowley Regis is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Newcastle-under-Lyme is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... North Warwickshire is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Nuneaton is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Redditch is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Stafford is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Staffordshire Moorlands is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Stoke-on-Trent Central is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Stoke-on-Trent North is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Stoke-on-Trent South is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Stourbridge is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Tamworth is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Telford is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Walsall North is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Walsall South is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Warley is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Warwick and Leamington is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... West Bromwich East is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... West Bromwich West is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Wolverhampton North East is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Wolverhampton South East is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Wolverhampton South West is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Worcester is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ...

Conservative

Aldridge-Brownhills | Bromsgrove | Leominster | Lichfield | Ludlow | Meriden | Mid Worcestershire | North Shropshire | Rugby and Kenilworth | Shrewsbury and Atcham | South Staffordshire | Stone | Stratford-on-Avon | Sutton Coldfield | The Wrekin | West Worcestershire The Conservative Party (officially the Conservative & Unionist Party) is currently the second largest political party in the United Kingdom in terms of sitting Members of Parliament (MPs), and the largest in terms of public membership. ... Aldridge-Brownhills is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Bromsgrove is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Leominster is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Lichfield is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Ludlow is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Meriden is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Mid Worcestershire is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Shropshire North is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Rugby and Kenilworth is a Parliamentary constituency in Warwickshire, England. ... Shrewsbury and Atcham is a constituency (and a borough - see Shrewsbury and Atcham) represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... South Staffordshire is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Stone is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Stratford-on-Avon is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Sutton Coldfield is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... The Wrekin is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... West Worcestershire is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ...

Liberal Democrat

Birmingham Yardley | Hereford | Solihull The Liberal Democrats, often shortened to Lib Dems, are a liberal political party in the United Kingdom. ... Yardley constituency shown within Birmingham Birmingham Yardley is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Hereford is a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom comprising the City of Hereford and most of South Herefordshire, including Ross-on-Wye but excluding Ledbury and Much Marcle which are in the Leominster constituency. ... Solihull is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ...

Health Concern

Wyre Forest Independent Kidderminster Hospital and Health Concern (often known by the shorter name Health Concern) is a political party based in Kidderminster, England. ... Wyre Forest is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ...

Independent

Birmingham, Ladywood

West Midlands European constituency: Conservative (3) | Labour (2) | UKIP (1) | Liberal Democrats (1)

  Results from FactBites:
 
Ladywood - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (94 words)
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