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Huddersfield West (UK Parliament constituency)

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Number of members  one
Replaced by  Huddersfield, Colne Valley

Huddersfield West was a parliamentary constituency centred on the town of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire. It returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

Contents

The constituency was created for the 1950 general election, and abolished for the 1983 general election.

It was a much more marginal seat than its neighbour, Huddersfield East, which was safe Labour.

Boundaries

The County Borough of Huddersfield wards of Birkby, Crosland Moor, Lindley, Lockwood, Longwood, Marsh, Milnsbridge, and Paddock.

Members of Parliament

When this seat was abolished in 1983, Dickens was elected MP for the new seat of Littleborough and Saddleworth, which he held until he died in 1995. The area which this seat covered is now held by Labour.

References

Huddersfield West (UK Parliament constituency) Wikipedia


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