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

West Worcestershire shown within Worcestershire, and Worcestershire shown within England
Created: 1832, 1997
MP: Michael Spicer
Party: Conservative
Type: House of Commons
County: Worcestershire
EP constituency: West Midlands

West 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 WestWorcestershireConstituency. ... 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... 1832 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) is a common year starting on Wednesday 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. ... Sir Michael William Hardy Spicer (born January 22, 1943, Bath) is the British member of Parliament for West Worcestershire. ... 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

West Worcestershire covers the south and the west of Worcestershire. It does not include Worcester. It is largely rural and is sparsely populated compared to Worcester and much of the north of the county. 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. ...


The largest town in the constituency is Malvern. Others towns include: Upton-upon-Severn, Pershore and Evesham. General view of Great Malvern, with Malvern Hill in background. ... Upton-upon-Severn is a town in Worcestershire, England, on the River Severn. ... Map sources for Pershore at grid reference SO945455 Pershore is a small market town in Worcestershire, England on the banks of the River Avon. ... 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. ...


Members of Parliament

1997 (MCMXCVII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sir Michael William Hardy Spicer (born January 22, 1943, Bath) is the British member of Parliament for West Worcestershire. ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the right-of-centre in the United Kingdom. ...

Election results

General Election 2005: West Worcestershire
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Spicer 20,959 44.5 −1.5
Liberal Democrats Tom Wells 18,484 39.3 +5.3
Labour Qamar Bhatti 4,945 10.5 −3.5
UK Independence Caroline Bovey 1,590 3.4 −0.1
Green Malcolm Victory 1,099 2.3 −0.2
Majority 2,475 5.3
Turnout 47,077 70.3 +3.2
Conservative hold Swing −3.4

}} 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. ... Sir Michael William Hardy Spicer (born January 22, 1943, Bath) is the British member of Parliament for West Worcestershire. ... The Liberal Democrats, often shortened to Lib Dems, are a liberal political party based in the United Kingdom. ... The Labour Party is the principal left wing (debatable) political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics). ... 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 Green Party of England and Wales is the principal Green party in the United Kingdom (see British politics). ... 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. ...

General Election 2001: West Worcestershire
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Spicer 20,597 46.0
Liberal Democrats Michael Hadley 15,223 34.0
Labour Waquar Azmi 6,275 14.0
UK Independence Ian Morris 1,574 3.5
Green Malcolm Victory 1,138 2.5
Majority 5,374 12.0
Turnout 67.1
Conservative hold Swing

}} 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 Liberal Democrats, often shortened to Lib Dems, are a liberal political party based in the United Kingdom. ... The Labour Party is the principal left wing (debatable) political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics). ... 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 Green Party of England and Wales is the principal Green party in the United Kingdom (see British politics). ... 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. ...

General Election 1997: West Worcestershire
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Michael Spicer 22,223 45.0 N/A
Liberal Democrats Michael Hadley 18,377 37.2 N/A
Labour Neil Stone 7,738 15.7 N/A
Green S. Cameron 1,006 2.0 N/A
Majority 3,846 N/A
Turnout 76.3 N/A
Conservative hold Swing N/A

The 1 May 1997 UK general election brought the first change in UK Government for 18 years. ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the right-of-centre in the United Kingdom. ... The Liberal Democrats, often shortened to Lib Dems, are a liberal political party based in the United Kingdom. ... The Labour Party is the principal left wing (debatable) political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics). ... The Green Party of England and Wales is the principal Green party in the United Kingdom (see British politics). ... 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. ...

See also

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. ...

References

Reference: Statutory Instrument 1987 No. 2208 The Parliamentary Constituencies (England) (Miscellaneous Changes) (No. 3) Order 1987 [1]

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Conservative

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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. ...

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

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