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Coordinates: 51°23′17″N 0°31′48″W / 51.388°N 0.530°W / 51.388; -0.530

Runnymede and Weybridge
County constituency
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Runnymede and Weybridge shown within Surrey, and Surrey shown within England
Created: 1997
MP: Philip Hammond
Party: Conservative
Type: House of Commons
County: Surrey
EP constituency: South East England

Runnymede and Weybridge is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Boundaries

The constituency contains the whole of the area of Runnymede borough, and also the town of Weybridge in Elmbridge district.

The Boundary Commission has proposed no boundary changes for this constituency in the boundary review due before the next election.

History

The constituency was created in 1997 from parts of the former seats of Chertsey and Walton & North West Surrey. Since its creation, it has been represented by Philip Hammond, the Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury.

Members of Parliament

Election Member Party
1997 Philip Hammond Conservative

Election results

Confirmed candidates for the next UK general election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul Greenwood
Conservative Phillip Hammond
UKIP Toby Micklethwait
Liberal Democrat Andrew Falconer
General Election 2005: Runnymede and Weybridge
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Philip Hammond 22,366 51.4 +2.7
Labour Paul Greenwood 10,017 23.0 −6.0
Liberal Democrat Henry Bolton 7,771 17.9 +1.6
UKIP Anthony Micklethwait 1,719 3.9 +0.8
Green Charles Gilman 1,180 2.7 −0.2
Monster Raving Loony Andrew Collett 358 0.8 N/A
UK Community Issues Party Katrina Osman 113 0.3 N/A
Majority 12,349 28.4
Turnout 43,524 58.7 +2.6
Conservative hold Swing +4.4
  • Result declared at 02:19
General Election 2001: Runnymede and Weybridge
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Philip Hammond 20,646 48.7 +0.1
Labour Jane Briginshaw 12,286 29.0 -0.5
Liberal Democrat Chris Bushill 6,924 16.3 0.0
UKIP Christopher Browne 1,332 3.1 +1.9
Green Charles Gilman 1,238 2.9 N/A
Majority 8,360 19.7
Turnout 42,426 56.1 -15.3
Conservative hold Swing +0.3
  • Result declared at 03:21
General Election 1997: Runnymede and Weybridge
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Philip Hammond 25,051 48.6 -12.8
Labour Ian Peacock 15,176 29.4 +13.5
Liberal Democrat Geoffrey Taylor 8,397 16.3 -4.8
Referendum Party Peter Rolt 2,150 4.2 N/A
UKIP Simon Slater 625 1.2 N/A
Natural Law Jeremy Sleeman 162 0.3 N/A
Majority 9,875 19.2
Turnout 51,561 71.5
Conservative hold Swing -13.1
  • Result declared at 03:31

Sources

See also

References

  1. ^ and weybridge Runnymede and Weybridge, UKPollingReport
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