Newport East (UK Parliament constituency)
for the House of Commons
Boundary of Newport East in Wales
|Electorate||55,224 (December 2010)|
|Member of Parliament||Jessica Morden (Labour)|
|Number of members||One|
|Created from||Newport and Monmouth|
|Senedd Cymru – Welsh Parliament||South Wales East|
Newport East (Welsh: Dwyrain Casnewydd) is a constituency[n 1] in the city of Newport, South Wales, represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2005 by Jessica Morden of the Labour Party.[n 2]
Boundaries [ edit ]
1983–1997: The Borough of Newport wards 2, 4, 7, 9, 11, 13, and 18 to 20, and the District of Monmouth wards 14 and 15.
1997–2010: The Borough of Newport wards of Alway, Beechwood, Langstone, Liswerry, Llanwern, Ringland, St Julian's, and Victoria, and the Borough of Monmouth wards of Caldicot Castle, Dewstow, Magor with Undy, Rogiet, Severn, and West End.
2010–present: The Newport County Borough electoral divisions of Alway, Beechwood, Langstone, Liswerry, Llanwern, Ringland, St Julian's, and Victoria, and the Monmouthshire County electoral divisions of Caldicot Castle, Dewstow, Green Lane, Mill, Rogiet, Severn, The Elms, and West End.
History [ edit ]
Newport East was created when the former Newport borough constituency was split into two divisions in 1983. It also included some rural areas formerly part of Monmouth county constituency. There have been only minor boundary changes since the constituency was created, and unlike the neighbouring Newport West, has remained Labour since its creation.
Members of Parliament [ edit ]
Elections [ edit ]
Elections in the 1980s [ edit ]
|Plaid Cymru||David Thomas||697||1.7||N/A|
|Labourwin (new seat)|
|Plaid Cymru||Gareth Butler||458||1.1||−0.6|
Elections in the 1990s [ edit ]
|Conservative||Angela A. Emmett||13,151||31.4||−0.8|
|Liberal Democrats||William A. Oliver||4,991||11.9||N/A|
|Plaid Cymru (Green)||Stephen M. Ainley||716||1.7||+0.6|
|Liberal Democrats||Alistair Cameron||3,880||10.4||−1.5|
|Socialist Labour||Arthur Scargill||1,951||5.2||N/A|
|Plaid Cymru||Christopher Holland||721||1.9||+0.2|
Elections in the 2000s [ edit ]
|Liberal Democrats||Alistair Cameron||4,394||14.0||+3.6|
|Plaid Cymru||Madoc Batcup||1,519||4.9||+2.9|
|Socialist Labour||Elizabeth Screen||420||1.3||-3.9|
|Liberal Democrats||Ed Townsend||7,551||23.7||+9.7|
|Plaid Cymru||Mohammad Asghar||1,221||3.8||-1.1|
|Socialist Labour||Elizabeth Screen||260||0.8||-0.5|
Elections in the 2010s [ edit ]
|Liberal Democrats||Ed Townsend||11,094||32.2||+8.5|
|Plaid Cymru||Fiona Cross||724||2.1||-1.7|
|Socialist Labour||Elizabeth Screen||123||0.4||-0.4|
|Liberal Democrats||Paul Halliday||2,251||6.4||-25.8|
|Plaid Cymru||Tony Salkeld||1,231||3.5||+1.4|
|Socialist Labour||Shangara Singh Bhatoe||398||1.1||+0.8|
|Liberal Democrats||Pete Brown||966||2.6||−3.8|
|Plaid Cymru||Cameron Wixcey||881||2.4||−1.1|
Of the 68 rejected ballots:
- 34 were either unmarked or it was uncertain who the vote was for.
- 19 voted for more than one candidate.
- 15 had writing or mark by which the voter could be identified.
|Brexit Party||Julie Price||2,454||6.8||N/A|
|Liberal Democrats||Mike Hamilton||2,121||5.8||+3.2|
|Plaid Cymru||Cameron Wixcey||872||2.4||±0.0|
Of the 80 rejected ballots:
- 61 were either unmarked or it was uncertain who the vote was for.
- 19 voted for more than one candidate.
See also [ edit ]
- Newport West (Assembly constituency)
- List of Parliamentary constituencies in Gwent
- List of Parliamentary constituencies in Wales
Notes [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
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- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "N" (part 1)
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- "Statement of Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll: Election of a Member of Parliament: Newport East Constituency"(PDF). Newport City Council. 11 May 2017. Archived(PDF) from the original on 27 January 2018. Retrieved 2 June 2017.
- "Newport East Parliamentary constituency". Election 2017 Results. BBC. Retrieved 5 April 2020.
- "2017 Results". Newport City Council. Newport City Council. Retrieved 5 April 2020.
- "Notice of poll; Parliamentary Election for the Newport East Constituency"(PDF).
- "Newport West Parliamentary constituency". Election 2019 Results. BBC. Retrieved 5 April 2020.
- "Election-Results/General-Election-2019". Newport City Council. Newport City Council. Retrieved 5 April 2020.