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Stockton on Tees (UK Parliament constituency)

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County  Cleveland
Created from  South Durham
Number of members  1
Stockton-on-Tees (UK Parliament constituency)
Replaced by  South Durham, Stockton North, Stockton South

Stockton-on-Tees is a former borough constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It elected one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election.

Contents

The constituency was abolished in the boundary changes which took effect at the 1983 general election, and was replaced by the two new constituencies of Stockton North and Stockton South.

Boundaries

1918-1950: The Municipal Boroughs of Stockton-on-Tees and Thornaby-on-Tees.

1950-1983: The Municipal Borough of Stockton-on-Tees.

Elections in the 1910s

  • endorsed by Coalition Government
  • Elections in the 1930s

    Communist Party candidate George Short submitted correct nomination papers but refused to submit the required deposit of £150, so his nomination was rejected.

    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: Harold Macmillan
  • Labour: J Erskine Harper
  • Liberal: Gerald Tossell
  • References

    Stockton-on-Tees (UK Parliament constituency) Wikipedia


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