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West Bromwich (UK Parliament constituency)

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Number of members  One
West Bromwich (UK Parliament constituency)
Replaced by  West Bromwich East, West Bromwich West

West Bromwich was a borough constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1885 until 1974. It centred on West Bromwich, in the West Midlands. It elected one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post voting system.

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History

The constituency was created by the Redistribution of Seats Act 1885 for the 1885 general election. It was abolished for the February 1974 general election, when it was divided into West Bromwich East and West Bromwich West.

Elections in the 1910s

General Election 1914/15:

Another General Election was required to take place before the end of 1915. The political parties had been making preparations for an election to take place and by the July 1914, the following candidates had been selected;

  • Unionist: Viscount Lewisham
  • Liberal: Alfred Ernest William Hazel
  • endorsed by Coalition Government
  • Liberal candidate Alfred Hazel withdrew at the last minute

    Elections in the 1940s

  • Changes are calculated against the results of the 1935 general election, rather than the uncontested 1941 by-election
  • References

    West Bromwich (UK Parliament constituency) Wikipedia


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