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Heywood and Radcliffe (UK Parliament constituency)

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Number of members  one
Heywood and Radcliffe (UK Parliament constituency)
Replaced by  Heywood and Royton & Bury and Radcliffe
Created from  Heywood & Radcliffe-cum-Farnworth

Heywood and Radcliffe was a county constituency centred on the towns of Heywood and Radcliffe in South Lancashire. It returned one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, elected by the first past the post system.

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History

Under the Representation of the People Act 1918, the constituency was created by merging the Heywood constituency and part of the Radcliffe-cum-Farnworth constituency for the 1918 general election. It was abolished for the 1950 general election.

Elections in the 1910s

  • endorsed by the Coalition Government
  • Elections in the 1940s

    General Election 1939/40

    Another General Election was required to take place before the end of 1940. The political parties had been making preparations for an election to take place from 1939 and by the end of this year, the following candidates had been selected

  • Conservative:
  • Labour: A Gaskell
  • References

    Heywood and Radcliffe (UK Parliament constituency) Wikipedia


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