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Encyclopedia > Welwyn Hatfield (UK Parliament constituency)

Welwyn Hatfield is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. A constituency is any cohesive corporate unit or body bound by shared structures, goals or loyalty. ... In some bicameral parliaments of a Westminster System, the House of Commons has historically been the name of the elected lower house. ... 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). ...

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Boundaries

The boundries of the constituency match those of the Welwyn Hatfield local government district. Welwyn Hatfield is a local government district in southern Hertfordshire. ...

Member of Parliament

The United Kingdom general election of 2005 was held on Thursday, 5 May 2005 and won by the Labour Party, led by Tony Blair. ... Grant Shapps is the Conservative Member of Parliament for Welwyn Hatfield in the United Kingdom, winning the seat in the 2005 election on 5 May 2005 from Labours Melanie Johnson. ... The UK general election, 1997 was held on 1 May 1997. ... The United Kingdom general election of 2005 was held on Thursday, 5 May 2005 and won by the Labour Party, led by Tony Blair. ... Melanie Jane Johnson (born 5 February 1955) is a politician in the United Kingdom. ...

Election results

General Election 2005: Welwyn Hatfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Grant Shapps 22,172 49.6 +9.2
Labour Melanie Johnson 16,226 36.3 -6.9
Liberal Democrats Sara Bedford 6,318 14.1 0.0
Majority 5,946 13.3
Turnout 44,716 68.1 +4.2
Conservative gain from Labour Swing 8.0%
General Election 2001: Welwyn Hatfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Melanie Johnson 18,484 43.2 -3.9
Conservative Grant Shapps 17,288 40.4 +3.9
Liberal Democrats Daniel Cooke 6,021 14.1 +0.5
UKIP Malcolm Biggs 798 1.9 N/A
ProLife Alliance Fiona Pinto 230 0.5 +0.0
Majority 1,196 2.8
Turnout 42,821 63.9 -14.7
Labour hold Swing
General Election 1997: Welwyn Hatfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Melanie Johnson 24,936 47.1 +11.1
Conservative David Evans 19,341 36.5 -11.0
Liberal Democrats R.S. Schwartz 7,161 13.5 -2.5
Residents Association V.E. Cox 1,263 2.4 N/A
ProLife Alliance H.T. Harrold 267 0.5 N/A
Majority 5,595 10.6
Turnout 78.6
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +11.05

The United Kingdom general election of 2005 was held on Thursday, 5 May 2005 and won by the Labour Party, led by Tony Blair. ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the centre-right in the United Kingdom. ... Grant Shapps is the Conservative Member of Parliament for Welwyn Hatfield in the United Kingdom, winning the seat in the 2005 election on 5 May 2005 from Labours Melanie Johnson. ... The Labour Party is a centre-left or Democratic Socialist political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics), and one of the United Kingdoms three main political parties. ... Melanie Jane Johnson (born 5 February 1955) is a politician in the United Kingdom. ... The Liberal Democrats, often shortened to Lib Dems, are a social liberal political party based in the United Kingdom. ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the centre-right in the United Kingdom. ... The Labour Party is a centre-left or Democratic Socialist political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics), and one of the United Kingdoms three main political parties. ... The UK general election, 2001 was held on 7 June 2001 and was dubbed the quiet landslide by the media. ... The Labour Party is a centre-left or Democratic Socialist political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics), and one of the United Kingdoms three main political parties. ... Melanie Jane Johnson (born 5 February 1955) is a politician in the United Kingdom. ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the centre-right in the United Kingdom. ... Grant Shapps is the Conservative Member of Parliament for Welwyn Hatfield in the United Kingdom, winning the seat in the 2005 election on 5 May 2005 from Labours Melanie Johnson. ... The Liberal Democrats, often shortened to Lib Dems, are a social liberal political party based in the United Kingdom. ... The United Kingdom Independence Party (commonly known as UKIP, pronounced you-kip) is a right-wing political party that aims at British withdrawal from the European Union. ... The Labour Party is a centre-left or Democratic Socialist political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics), and one of the United Kingdoms three main political parties. ... The UK general election, 1997 was held on 1 May 1997. ... The Labour Party is a centre-left or Democratic Socialist political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics), and one of the United Kingdoms three main political parties. ... Melanie Jane Johnson (born 5 February 1955) is a politician in the United Kingdom. ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the centre-right in the United Kingdom. ... The Liberal Democrats, often shortened to Lib Dems, are a social liberal political party based in the United Kingdom. ... The Labour Party is a centre-left or Democratic Socialist political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics), and one of the United Kingdoms three main political parties. ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the centre-right in the United Kingdom. ...

Politics and history of the constituency


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Qwika - similar:Haltemprice_and_Howden_(UK_Parliament_constituency) (1034 words)
Welwyn Hatfield County constituency Welwyn Hatfield shown within Hertfordshire, and Hertfordshire shown within England Created: 1974 MP: Grant Shapps Party: Conservative Type: House of Commons County: Hertfordshire EP constituency: East of England Welwyn Hatfield is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Westmorland and Lonsdale County constituency Westmorland and Lonsdale shown within Cumbria, and Cumbria shown within England Created: 1983 MP: Tim Farron Party: Liberal Democrat Type: House of Commons County: Cumbria EP constituency: North West England Westmorland and Lonsdale is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters of an electoral district to a parliament.
Welwyn Hatfield: Information from Answers.com (275 words)
Welwyn Hatfield is a local government district in southern Hertfordshire, England.
The district was formed on April 1, 1974, as a merger of the Welwyn Garden City urban district, with the Hatfield and Welwyn rural districts.
In April 2006 a charter conferring borough status was granted, and the title of the council officially changed to Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council on May 22 2006.
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