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Encyclopedia > Ynys Môn (UK Parliament constituency)

Ynys Môn is a constituency of 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. The United Kingdom has now four bodies with members elected by constituencies: The House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom The Scottish Parliament The Welsh Assembly The Northern Ireland Assembly The House of Commons has over 600 constituencies representing the whole of the United Kingdom. ... 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). ... 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 first-past-the-post electoral system is a voting system for single-member districts, variously called first-past-the-post (FPTP or FPP), winner-take-all, plurality voting, or relative majority. ...

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Boundaries

The constituency of Ynys Môn comprises the whole of the main island of Anglesey and the smaller Holy Island, both of which comprise the synonymous county. [The Isle of] Anglesey or Anglesea ( Welsh: [Ynys] Môn, pronounced as Uh-niss Mawn, in IPA), is an island and county at the Western extremity of North Wales. ... More than one place has become known or formally named Holy Island. ...


Member of Parliament

Election results

2005

General Election 2005: Ynys Môn
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Albert Owen 12,278 34.6% -0.4%
Plaid Cymru Eurig Wyn 11,036 31.1 -1,5
Independent Peter Rogers 5,216 14.7 +14.7
Conservative James Roach 3,915 11.0 -11.5
Liberal Democrats Sarah Green 2,418 6.8 -1.3
UKIP Elaine Gill 367 1.0 -0.1
Legalise Cannabis Alliance Tim Evans 232 0.7 +0.7
Majority 3.5
Turnout 67.5
Labour hold Swing +0.6

2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Barring a change in the law, the next general election in the United Kingdom must be held some time before June 30, 2006. ... The Labour Party is a centre-left or social democratic political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics), and one of the United Kingdoms three main political parties. ... Albert Owen (born 10 August 1959) is a Welsh politician, and member of Parliament for Ynys Mon for the Labour Party. ... Plaid Cymru (literally meaning, Party of Wales) is a left-of-centre (describing itself as socialist and proud of it) Welsh nationalist party. ... This article is about the politician Eurig Wyn, who is often confused with the late author Eirug Wyn. ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the right in the United Kingdom. ... 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 right-wing political party that aims at British withdrawal from the European Union. ... Legalise Cannabis Alliance Emblem The Legalise Cannabis Alliance (LCA) is a political party registered in the United Kingdom with the cannabis leaf image as its emblem. ... The Labour Party is a centre-left or social democratic political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics), and one of the United Kingdoms three main political parties. ...

2001

General Election 2001: Ynys Môn
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Albert Owen 11,906 35.0 +1.8
Plaid Cymru Eilian Williams 11,106 32.6 -6.8
Conservative Albie Fox 7,653 22.5 +1.0
Liberal Democrats Nicholas Bennett 2,772 8.1 +4.3
UKIP Francis Wykes 359 1.1 N/A
Independent Nona Donald 222 0.7 N/A
Majority 800 2.4
Turnout 34,018 63.7 -11.2
Labour gain from Plaid Cymru Swing

2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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 social democratic political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics), and one of the United Kingdoms three main political parties. ... Albert Owen (born 10 August 1959) is a Welsh politician, and member of Parliament for Ynys Mon for the Labour Party. ... Plaid Cymru (literally meaning, Party of Wales) is a left-of-centre (describing itself as socialist and proud of it) Welsh nationalist party. ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the right in the United Kingdom. ... 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 right-wing political party that aims at British withdrawal from the European Union. ... The Labour Party is a centre-left or social democratic political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics), and one of the United Kingdoms three main political parties. ... Plaid Cymru (literally meaning, Party of Wales) is a left-of-centre (describing itself as socialist and proud of it) Welsh nationalist party. ...

Politics and history of the constituency


 
 

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