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Encyclopedia > Mid Worcestershire (UK Parliament constituency)
Mid Worcestershire
County constituency

Mid Worcestershire shown within Worcestershire, and Worcestershire shown within England
Created: 1983
MP: Peter Luff
Party: Conservative
Type: House of Commons
County: Worcestershire
EP constituency: West Midlands

Mid Worcestershire 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 County constituency is a constituency in the United Kingdom that covers a predominantly rural area. ... Image File history File links MidWorcestershireConstituency. ... map of admin county File links The following pages link to this file: Worcestershire Categories: GFDL images ... Worcestershire (pronounced ; abbreviated Worcs) is a county located in the West Midlands region of central England. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the British Isles Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked 1st UK... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian 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. ... Peter James Luff (born 18 February 1955) is a British politician. ... Political parties in the United Kingdom lists political parties in the United Kingdom. ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the right-of-centre 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, and is now the dominant branch of Parliament. ... 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. ... Worcestershire (pronounced ; abbreviated Worcs) is a county located in the West Midlands region of central England. ... The European Parliament is the parliamentary body of the European Union (EU), directly elected by EU citizens once every five years. ... 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 In some bicameral parliaments of a Westminster System, the House of Commons has historically been the name of the elected lower house. ... The Houses of Parliament, seen over Westminster Bridge The Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the supreme legislative institution in the United Kingdom and British overseas territories (it alone has parliamentary sovereignty). ... 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. ...

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Boundaries

The present Mid Worcestershire constituency, which has existed since 1997, covers central and south-eastern parts of the county of Worcestershire. It covers most of the Wychavon district, including Broadway, Droitwich and Evesham, but excluding the areas around Pershore (which is in the Worcestershire West constituency) and around Inkberrow (in the Redditch constituency). 1997 (MCMXCVII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Worcestershire (pronounced ; abbreviated Worcs) is a county located in the West Midlands region of central England. ... Wychavon is a local government district in Worcestershire, England. ... Broadway, Worcestershire Broadway is a Cotswold village in Worcestershire, England. ... Droitwich Spa is a town in northern Worcestershire, England. ... Location within the British Isles The Market Place in Evesham, circa 1904 Evesham (or the Sham as it is known to its inhabitants) is a middle-sized, rural market town in Worcestershire, England. ... Map sources for Pershore at grid reference SO945455 Pershore is a small market town in Worcestershire, England on the banks of the River Avon. ... West Worcestershire 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. ...


The original constituency, which was established in 1983, covered a much different area. Situated to the north of Worcester, it contained the towns of Droitwich and Redditch. 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The city of Worcester (pronounced ) is a city and the county town of Worcestershire in England; the river Severn runs through the middle, with the citys large Worcester Cathedral overlooking the river. ... Redditch is a town and local government district in Worcestershire, England, just south of the West Midlands urban area and lies on the A441, a trunk road from Birmingham to Studley. ...


History

Eric Forth of the Conservative Party represented the original Mid Worcestershire constituency from 1983 until 1997. Following the considerable boundary changes (described above) that took effect at the 1997 general election, Peter Luff (whose Worcester constituency considerably overlapped the new seat) was selected as the Conservative candidate. (Eric Forth was subsequently elected for Bromley and Chislehurst.) Peter Luff has remained as MP since then. The Right Honourable Michael Eric Forth (born September 9, 1944, Glasgow) is the British Conservative Member of Parliament for Bromley & Chislehurst, having previously been Member of Parliament for Mid-Worcestershire from 1983 to 1997. ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the right-of-centre in the United Kingdom. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... United Kingdom general elections are the times when the Members of Parliament forming the House of Commons are elected. ... Peter James Luff (born 18 February 1955) is a British politician. ... Worcester is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Bromley and Chislehurst is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ...


Members of Parliament

1983 (MCMLXXXIII) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Right Honourable Michael Eric Forth (born September 9, 1944, Glasgow) is the British Conservative Member of Parliament for Bromley & Chislehurst, having previously been Member of Parliament for Mid-Worcestershire from 1983 to 1997. ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the right-of-centre in the United Kingdom. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Peter James Luff (born 18 February 1955) is a British politician. ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the right-of-centre in the United Kingdom. ...

Election results

General Election 2005: Mid Worcestershire
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Luff 24,783 51.5 +0.4
Labour Matthew Gregson 11,456 23.8 −3.6
Liberal Democrats Margaret Rowley 9,796 20.4 +1.6
UK Independence Anthony Eaves 2,092 4.3 +1.6
Majority 13,327 27.7
Turnout 48,127 67.3 +5.0
Conservative hold Swing +2.0
General Election 2001: Mid Worcestershire
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Luff 22,937 51.1
Labour David Bannister 12,310 27.4
Liberal Democrats Robert Browne 8,420 18.8
UK Independence Anthony Eaves 1,230 2.7
Majority 10,627 23.7
Turnout 62.4

Barring a change in the law, the next general election in the United Kingdom must be held some time before June 30, 2006. ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the right-of-centre in the United Kingdom. ... Peter James Luff (born 18 February 1955) is a British politician. ... The Labour Party is the principal left wing (debatable) political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics). ... The Liberal Democrats, often shortened to Lib Dems, are a liberal political party based in the United Kingdom. ... The United Kingdom Independence Party (commonly known as UKIP, pronounced you-kip) is a Eurosceptic political party that aims at British withdrawal from the European Union. ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the right-of-centre in the United Kingdom. ... Swing in a British political context is a mathematical calculation which allows the results of two constituencies to be compared. ... The United Kingdom general election of 7 June 2001 was dubbed as the quiet landslide by the media. ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the right-of-centre in the United Kingdom. ... The Labour Party is the principal left wing (debatable) political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics). ... The Liberal Democrats, often shortened to Lib Dems, are a liberal political party based in the United Kingdom. ... The United Kingdom Independence Party (commonly known as UKIP, pronounced you-kip) is a Eurosceptic political party that aims at British withdrawal from the European Union. ...

See also

Constituencies in the West Midlands
Labour

Birmingham Edgbaston | Birmingham Erdington | Birmingham Hall Green | Birmingham Hodge Hill | Birmingham Ladywood | 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 8 Parliamentary constituencies in the ceremonial counties of Herefordshire and Worcestershire, in use up to the United Kingdom general election, 2005 were drawn up when the two were combined as Hereford and Worcester. ... The Labour Party is the principal left wing (debatable) political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics). ... Edgbaston constituency shown within Birmingham 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 Ladywood is a constituency represented 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 is the largest political party on the right-of-centre in the United Kingdom. ... 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. ... 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 based 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. ...

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

 
 

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