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Coordinates: 53°22′16″N 1°25′41″W / 53.371°N 1.428°W / 53.371; -1.428

Sheffield Attercliffe
Borough constituency
SheffieldAttercliffeConstituency.svg
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Sheffield Attercliffe shown within South Yorkshire, and South Yorkshire shown within England
Created: 1885
MP: Clive Betts
Party: Labour
Type: House of Commons
County: South Yorkshire
EP constituency: Yorkshire and the Humber

Sheffield Attercliffe is a parliamentary constituency in the City of Sheffield. It is currently represented by the Labour MP Clive Betts and is considered a safe Labour seat. The Boundary Commission has recommended that Sheffield Attercliffe be renamed Sheffield South East at the next General election

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Boundaries

Sheffield Attercliffe covers much of east and south east the city including the wards of Beighton, Birley, Darnall, Mosborough, Woodhouse, and parts of Richmond ward. It borders the constituencies of North East Derbyshire, Rotherham, Rother Valley, Sheffield Brightside, Sheffield Central and Sheffield Heeley.

History

Sheffield Attercliffe constituency was created when the two-seat Sheffield constituency was split into five single-member seats in 1885.

Members of Parliament

Election Member Party
1885 Bernard Coleridge (later Baron Coleridge) Liberal
1894 by-election J. Batty Langley Liberal
1909 by-election Joseph Pointer Labour
1914 by-election William Crawford Anderson Labour
1918 Thomas Worrall Casey Coalition Liberal
1922 Cecil Henry Wilson Labour
1931 Cecil Frederick Pike Conservative
1935 Cecil Wilson Labour
1944 by-election John Hynd Labour
1970 Patrick Duffy Labour
1992 Clive Betts Labour
2010 Constituency abolished: see Sheffield South East

Elections

Sheffield Attercliffe election results
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Elections in the 2000s

From the next general election, Sheffield Attercliffe will be succeeded by Sheffield South East

Confirmed candidates for the next general election [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
UKIP Jonathan Arnott
Labour Clive Betts
Conservative Nigel Bonson
Liberal Democrat Gail Smith
General election of 2005
General Election 2005: Sheffield, Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Clive Betts 22,250 60.10 -7.69
Liberal Democrat Kevin Moore 6,283 16.97 +2.76
Conservative Tracy Critchlow 5,329 14.40 -0.80
UKIP Jonathan Arnott 1,680 4.54 +1.74
BNP Beverley Jones 1,477 3.99 N/A
Majority 15,967
Turnout 37,019 54.59
Labour hold Swing -5.22
General election of 2001
General Election 2001: Sheffield, Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Clive Betts 24,287 67.8 +2.5
Conservative John Perry 5,443 15.2 -0.9
Liberal Democrat Gail Smith 5,092 14.2 -1.5
UKIP Pauline Arnott 1,002 2.8 N/A
Majority 18,844 52.6
Turnout 35,824 52.9 -11.7
Labour hold Swing

Elections in the 1990s

General election of 1997
General Election 1997: Sheffield, Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Clive Betts 28,937 65.3 +7.8
Conservative Brendan Doyle 7,119 16.1 −10.2
Liberal Democrat Gail Smith 6,973 15.7 +1.0
Referendum Party James Brown 1,289 2.9 N/A
Majority 21,818 49.2
Turnout 44,318 64.7
Labour hold Swing
General election of 1992
General Election 1992: Sheffield, Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Clive Betts 28,563 57.5
Conservative Gordon Millward 13,083 26.3
Liberal Democrat Helen Wooley 7,283 14.7
Green G. Ferguson 751 1.5
Majority 15,480 31.2
Turnout 49,680 71.8
Labour hold Swing

Elections in the 1980s

General election of 1987
General Election 1987: Sheffield, Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Patrick Duffy 28,266 57.8
Conservative John Perry 11,975 22.7
Social Democrat Helen Woolley 9,549 19.5
Majority 17,191 35.2
Turnout 72.9
Labour hold Swing
General election of 1983
General Election 1983: Sheffield, Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Patrick Duffy 23,067 51.5
Conservative Gordon Millward 11,455 25.6
Social Democrat Irene Addison 10,241 22.9
Majority 11,612 25.9
Turnout 69.7
Labour hold Swing

Elections in the 1970s

General Election 1979: Sheffield, Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Patrick Duffy 29,702 64.9
Conservative Douglas French 11,599 25.6
Liberal Dennis Boothroyd 4,017 8.8
National Front J. Mason 457 1.0
Majority 18,103 39.6
Turnout 72.7
Labour hold Swing
General Election October 1974: Sheffield, Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Patrick Duffy 29,601 69.0
Conservative Patricia Santhouse 8,043 18.7
Liberal Gerald Broadhead 5,282 12.3
Majority 21,558 50.2
Turnout 67.2
Labour hold Swing
General Election February 1974: Sheffield, Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Patrick Duffy 34,120 71.9
Conservative Patricia Santhouse 12,944 27.3
International Marxist Tariq Ali 424 0.9
Majority 21,176 44.6
Turnout 74.8
Labour hold Swing
General Election 1970: Sheffield, Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Patrick Duffy 26,482 69.6
Conservative Patricia Santhouse 10,986 28.9
Independent Percy Sims 581 1.5
Majority 15,496 40.7
Turnout 63.4
Labour hold Swing

Elections in the 1960s

General election of 1966
General Election 1966: Sheffield, Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Burns Hynd 32,336 77.3
Conservative Brian Marsden 9,511 22.7
Majority 22,825 54.5
Turnout 67.6
Labour hold Swing
General election of 1964
General Election 1964: Sheffield, Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Burns Hynd 30,318 66.8
Conservative Herbert Lambert 10,223 22.5
Liberal Colin Wood 4,831 10.7
Majority 20,095 44.3
Turnout 72.0
Labour hold Swing

Elections in the 1950s

General election of 1959
General Election 1959: Sheffield, Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Burns Hynd 33,676 68.8
Conservative Herbert Lambert 15,304 31.3
Majority 18,372 37.5
Turnout 75.3
Labour hold Swing
General election of 1955
General Election 1955: Sheffield, Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Burns Hynd 33,071 71.0
Conservative Herbert Lambert 13,503 29.0
Majority 19,568 42.0
Turnout 72.1
Labour hold Swing
General election of 1951
General Election 1951: Sheffield, Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Burns Hynd 29,958 71.1
Conservative Herbert Lambert 12,161 28.9
Majority 17,797 42.3
Turnout 82.7
Labour hold Swing
General election of 1950
General Election 1950: Sheffield, Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Burns Hynd 30,726 71.6
Conservative Lionel Farris 12,185 28.4
Majority 18,541 43.2
Turnout 86.4
Labour hold Swing

Elections in the 1940s

General election of 1945
General Election 1945: Sheffield, Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Burns Hynd 23,468 81.4
Conservative Brian Paddon 5,376 18.6
Majority 18,092 62.8
Turnout 79.4
Labour hold Swing
By-election of 1944

The 1944 by-election was called following the resignation of Cecil Henry Wilson on 9 February. John Burns Hynd of the Labour Party was elected unopposed.

Elections in the 1930s

General election of 1935
General Election 1935: Sheffield, Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Cecil Henry Wilson 18,663 62.8
Conservative Cecil Frederick Pike 11,034 37.2
Majority 7,629 25.6
Turnout 73.0
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
General election of 1931
General Election 1931: Sheffield, Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Cecil Frederick Pike 15,185 46.0
Labour Cecil Henry Wilson 15,020 45.5
Communist George Fletcher 2,790 8.5
Majority 165 0.5
Turnout 78.1
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Elections in the 1920s

General election of 1929
General Election 1929: Sheffield, Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Cecil Henry Wilson 19,152 60.3
Conservative W. B. Faraday 6,190 19.5
Liberal T. Neville 4,652 14.7
Communist George Fletcher 1,731 5.5
Majority 12,962 40.8
Turnout 75.4
Labour hold Swing
General election of 1924
General Election 1924: Sheffield, Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Cecil Henry Wilson 16,802 63.6
Conservative W. B. Faraday 9,629 36.4
Majority 7,173 27.2
Turnout 75.9
Labour hold Swing
General election of 1923
General Election 1923: Sheffield, Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Cecil Henry Wilson 13,581 58.7
Conservative G. Terrell 6,106 26.4
Liberal H. A. Briggs 3,438 14.9
Majority 7,475 32.3
Turnout 66.8
Labour hold Swing
General election of 1922
General Election 1922: Sheffield, Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Cecil Henry Wilson 16,206 68.2
National Liberal Thomas Worrall Casey 7,562 31.8
Majority 8,644 36.4
Turnout 68.6
Labour gain from Liberal Swing

Elections in the 1910s

General election of 1918
General Election 1918: Sheffield Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Coalition Liberal Thomas Worrall Casey 12,308 65.3
Labour William Crawford Anderson 6,539 34.7
Majority 5,769 30.6
Turnout 52.5
Coalition Liberal gain from Labour Swing
By-election of 1914

The by-election of 1914 was called following the death on 19 November of Joseph Pointer. William Crawford Anderson of the Labour Party was elected unopposed.

General election of December 1910
General Election December 1910: Sheffield Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joseph Pointer 6,532 55.0
Conservative S. Walker 5,354 45.0
Majority 1,178 10.0
Turnout 72.1
Labour hold Swing
General election of January 1910
General Election January 1910: Sheffield Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joseph Pointer 7,755 56.1
Conservative S. C. K. Farlow 6,075 43.9
Majority 1,676 12.2
Turnout 83.9
Labour hold Swing

Elections in the 1900s

General election of 1909
Sheffield Attercliffe by-election, 1909
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Joseph Pointer 3,531 27.5
Conservative S. C. King-Farlow 3,380 26.2
Liberal Richard Cornthwaite Lambert 3,175 24.6
Independent Conservative Muir Wilson 2,803 21.7
Majority 151 1.3
Turnout 77.3
Labour gain from Liberal Swing
General election of 1906
General Election 1906: Sheffield Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal J. Batty Langley 6,523 53.2
Conservative A. M. Wilson 5,736 46.8
Majority 787 6.4
Turnout 79.2
Liberal hold Swing
General election of 1900

In the 1900 general election, J. Batty Langley was elected unopposed.

Elections in the 1890s

General election of 1895

In the 1895 general election, J. Batty Langley was elected unopposed.

By-election of 1894

This by-election was called due to the resignation on 26 June of Bernard John Seymour Coleridge following his inheritance of the title of Baron Coleridge.

Sheffield Atterclife by-election, 1894: Sheffield Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal J. Batty Langley 4,486 48.6
Conservative G. H. Smith 3,495 37.1
Ind. Labour Party Frank Smith 1,249 13.5
Majority 991 10.7
Turnout 79.0
Liberal hold Swing
General election of 1892
General Election 1892: Sheffield Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Bernard John Seymour Coleridge 5,107 56.3
Conservative G. H. Smith 3,963 43.1
Majority 1,144 12.6
Turnout 80.2
Liberal hold Swing

Elections in the 1880s

General election of 1886
General Election 1886: Sheffield Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Bernard John Seymour Coleridge 4,365 59.6
Conservative F. W. Maude 2,958 40.4
Majority 1,407 19.2
Turnout 75.1
Liberal hold Swing
General election of 1885
General Election 1885: Sheffield Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Bernard John Seymour Coleridge 4,891 57.4
Conservative E. B. Hoare 3,633 42.6
Majority 1,258 14.8
Turnout 87.4
Liberal hold Swing

See also

Sources

References

  1. ^ Sheffield South East, UKPollingReport

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