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Carshalton and Wallington
Borough constituency
CarshaltonWallingtonConstituency.svg
Carshalton and Wallington shown within Greater London
Created: 1983
MP: Tom Brake
Party: Liberal Democrat
Type: House of Commons
County: Greater London
EP constituency: London

Carshalton and Wallington is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election. It is a marginal seat between the Liberal Democrats and the Conservatives.

The constituency was created at the 1983 general election, replacing the former seat of Carshalton.

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Boundaries

In the London Borough of Sutton the constituency of Carshalton and Wallington neighbours Croydon, and Merton. Electoral wards in the seat include the whole of Carshalton, Wallington, and Beddington.

Members of Parliament

Election Member Party
1983 Nigel Forman Conservative
1997 Tom Brake Liberal Democrat

Election results

United Kingdom general election, 2010: Carshalton and Wallington [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ken Andrew
Liberal Democrat Tom Brake
UKIP Frank Day
Labour Shafiqul Khan
Green Bob Steel
General Election 2005: Carshalton and Wallington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Tom Brake 17,357 40.3 −4.7
Conservative Ken Andrew 16,289 37.8 +4.0
Labour Andrew Theobald 7,396 17.2 −1.2
UKIP Francis Day 1,111 2.6 +1.4
Green Bob Steel 908 2.1 +0.6
Majority 1,068 2.5
Turnout 43,061 63.5 +3.2
Liberal Democrat hold Swing −4.4
General Election 2001: Carshalton and Wallington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Tom Brake 18,289 45.0 +6.8
Conservative Ken Andrew 13,742 33.8 +0.3
Labour Maggie Cooper 7,466 18.4 -5.5
Green Simon Dixon 614 1.5 +0.7
UKIP Martin Haley 501 1.2 +0.8
Majority 4,547 11.2
Turnout 40,612 60.3 -13.0
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
General Election 1997: Carshalton and Wallington[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Tom Brake 18,490 38.18
Conservative Nigel Forman 16,223 33.5
Labour A Theobald 11,565 23.88
Referendum Party J Storey 1,289 2.66
Green P Hickson 377 0.78
BNP G Ritchie 261 0.54
UKIP L Povey 218 0.45
Majority 2,267 4.68
Turnout 48,424 73.3
General Election 1992: Carshalton and Wallington[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nigel Forman 26,243 49.74
Liberal Democrat Tom Brake 16,300 30.9
Labour M Moran 9,333 17.69
Green RW Steel 614 1.16
Loony Green D Bamford 266 0.5
Majority 9,943 18.85
Turnout 52,755 80.94
General Election 1987: Carshalton and Wallington[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nigel Forman 27,984 53.98
SDP-Liberal Alliance JD Grant 13,575 26.19
Labour JG Baker 9,440 18.21
Green RW Steel 843 1.63
Majority 14,409 27.79
Turnout 51,840 75
General Election 1983: Carshalton and Wallington[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nigel Forman 25,396 51.33
SDP-Liberal Alliance J Ensor 14,641 29.59
Labour J Baker 8,655 17.49
Ecology R Steel 784 1.58
Majority 10,755 21.74
Turnout 49,478 72.04

References

See also

Coordinates: 51°21′36″N 0°09′00″W / 51.360°N 0.150°W / 51.360; -0.150

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