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Newcastle upon Tyne East
Borough constituency
Newcastle upon Tyne East shown within Tyne and Wear, and Tyne and Wear shown within England
Created: 1918 and again for 2009 or 2010 election
Type: House of Commons
County: Tyne and Wear
EP constituency: North East England

Newcastle upon Tyne East will be a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It will elect one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election.



Following their review of parliamentary representation in Tyne and Wear in 2005, the Boundary Commission for England has re-created the historic constituency of Newcastle upon Tyne East. The Wallsend element of the existing seat has been moved to North Tyneside

The electoral wards used in the new East seat are within the boundaries of the city of Newcastle:

  • Byker, Dene, North Heaton, North Jesmond, Ouseburn, South Heaton, South Jesmond, Walker, and Walkergate

Members of Parliament

Election Member Party
1918 Constituency created when Newcastle upon Tyne constituency divided
1918 Harry Barnes Coalition Liberal
1922 Joseph Nicholas Bell Labour
1923 Arthur Henderson Labour
1923 Sir Robert Aske Liberal
1924 Martin Henry Connolly Labour
1929 Sir Robert Aske Liberal
1931 National Liberal
1945 Arthur Blenkinsop Labour
1959 Fergus Montgomery Conservative
1964 Geoffrey Rhodes Labour Co-operative
Oct 1974 Mike Thomas Labour
1981 SDP
1983 Nick Brown Labour
1997 Constituency abolished: see Newcastle upon Tyne East & Wallsend

The new seat will be fought again at the next UK general election.


General Election 2010: Newcastle upon Tyne East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Nick Brown
Green Andrew Gray
Conservative Dominic Llewellyn
Liberal Democrat Vacant

See also


  1. ^ Newcastle Upon Tyne East UK Polling


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