Sheffield Hillsborough (UK Parliament constituency)

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Sheffield Hillsborough
Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
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Boundary of Sheffield Hillsborough in South Yorkshirefor the 2005 general election
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Location of South Yorkshire within England
County South Yorkshire
19182010
Replaced by Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough, Sheffield Hallam, Penistone and Stocksbridge
Created from Sheffield Brightside and Sheffield Hallam

Sheffield Hillsborough was a Parliamentary constituency in the City of Sheffield. It was considered a safe Labour seat and was represented by Helen Jackson from 1992 to 2005. She did not stand again in the 2005 general election and was succeeded by Angela Smith.

The Sheffield Hillsborough constituency was abolished at the 2010 General Election. It was divided up and incorporated into the Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough, Sheffield Hallam and Penistone and Stocksbridge constituencies.

Boundaries

1918–1950: The County Borough of Sheffield wards of Hillsborough, Neepsend, and Walkley.

1950–1955: The County Borough of Sheffield wards of Crookesmoor, Hillsborough, Owlerton, and Walkley.

1955–1974: The County Borough of Sheffield wards of Cathedral, Hillsborough, Owlerton, and Walkley.

1974–1983: The County Borough of Sheffield wards of Hillsborough, Netherthorpe, Owlerton, and Walkley.

1983–2010: The City of Sheffield wards of Chapel Green, Hillsborough, South Wortley, Stocksbridge, and Walkley.

The constituency covered north west Sheffield. It was named for Hillsborough and reached north west to Stocksbridge.

Members of Parliament

ElectionMemberParty
1918 Arthur Neal Coalition Liberal
1922 A. V. Alexander Labour Co-op
1931 Gurney Braithwaite Conservative
1935 A. V. Alexander Labour Co-op
1950 George Darling Labour Co-op
Feb 1974 Martin Flannery Labour
1992 Helen Jackson Labour
2005 Angela Smith Labour
2010 constituency abolished: see Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough, Sheffield Hallam and Penistone and Stocksbridge

Elections

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General election results since 1918–2005

Elections in the 2000s

General election 2005: Sheffield Hillsborough [1]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Angela Smith 23,47751.17-5.66
Liberal Democrats John Commons12,23426.66+4.09
Conservative Jackie Doyle-Price 6,89015.02-3.32
BNP David Wright2,0104.38New
UKIP Maurice Patterson1,2732.77+0.51
Majority11,24324.51
Turnout 45,84460.61
Labour hold Swing -4.87
General election 2001: Sheffield Hillsborough [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Helen Jackson 24,170 56.8 -0.1
Liberal Democrats John Commons9,60122.6-3.2
Conservative Graham King7,80118.3+3.8
UKIP Peter Webb9642.3New
Majority14,56934.2+3.1
Turnout 42,53657.3-13.7
Labour hold Swing

Elections in the 1990s

General election 1997: Sheffield Hillsborough [3]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Helen Jackson 30,150 56.9 +10.7
Liberal Democrats Arthur Dunworth13,69925.8-8.5
Conservative David Nuttall 7,70714.5-5.0
Referendum John Rusling1,4682.8New
Majority16,45131.1+19.2
Turnout 53,02471.0-6.2
Labour hold Swing
General election 1992: Sheffield Hillsborough [4]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Helen Jackson 27,568 46.2 +2.2
Liberal Democrats David Chadwick20,50034.3-4.2
Conservative Sid Cordle11,64019.5+2.0
Majority7,06811.9+6.4
Turnout 59,70877.2
Labour hold Swing

Elections in the 1980s

General election 1987: Sheffield Hillsborough [5]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Martin Flannery 26,208 44.0 +6.8
Liberal David Chadwick22,92238.5+4.0
Conservative John Sykes 10,39617.5-10.8
Majority3,2865.5+2.7
Turnout 59,52678.0+2.6
Labour hold Swing
General election 1983: Sheffield Hillsborough [6]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Martin Flannery 20,901 37.2
Liberal David Chadwick19,35534.5
Conservative Christine Smith15,88128.3
Majority1,5462.7
Turnout 56,13775.4
Labour hold Swing

Elections in the 1970s

General election 1979: Sheffield Hillsborough
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Martin Flannery 20,556 56.8 -3.9
Conservative Irvine Patnick 12,20633.7+8.5
Liberal P. A. Neale3,0888.5-5.7
National Front S. Williams3260.9New
Majority8,35023.1-12.4
Turnout 36,17670.8+4.2
Labour hold Swing
General election October 1974: Sheffield Hillsborough
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Martin Flannery 21,026 60.7 +5.1
Conservative Brian Williamson8,71825.2-2.0
Liberal Robin Osner4,91214.2-3.1
Majority12,30835.5+7.1
Turnout 34,65666.6-10.2
Labour hold Swing
General election February 1974: Sheffield Hillsborough
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Martin Flannery 22,065 55.6 -6.5
Conservative Brian Williamson10,78527.2-10.7
Liberal Robin Osner6,86317.3New
Majority11,28028.4+4.1
Turnout 39,71376.8+11.8
Labour hold Swing
General election 1970: Sheffield Hillsborough
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Co-op George Darling 18,775 62.1 -5.8
Conservative Irvine Patnick 11,44537.9+5.8
Majority7,33024.2-11.4
Turnout 30,22065.0-10.3
Labour Co-op hold Swing

Elections in the 1960s

General election 1966: Sheffield Hillsborough
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Co-op George Darling 22,799 67.9 +5.4
Conservative Michael J Mallett10,77432.1-5.5
Majority12,02535.8+10.9
Turnout 33,57370.3-4.2
Labour Co-op hold Swing
General election 1964: Sheffield Hillsborough
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Co-op George Darling 22,071 62.4 +4.9
Conservative Robert James Lawther13,27837.6-4.9
Majority8,79324.8+11.8
Turnout 35,34974.5-1.4
Labour Co-op hold Swing

Elections in the 1950s

General election 1959: Sheffield Hillsborough
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Co-op George Darling 21,888 56.5 -2.3
Conservative and National Liberal Stanley Kenneth Arnold16,84543.5+2.3
Majority5,04313.0-4.6
Turnout 38,73375.9+2.9
Labour Co-op hold Swing
General election 1955: Sheffield Hillsborough [7]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Co-op George Darling 23,438 58.8 -0.2
Conservative and National Liberal Stanley Kenneth Arnold16,42841.2+0.2
Majority7,01017.6-0.4
Turnout 39,86673.0-11.9
Labour Co-op hold Swing
General election 1951: Sheffield Hillsborough [8]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Co-op George Darling 28,274 59.0 +0.3
National Liberal and Conservative George Wadsworth 19,61741.0+1.2
Majority8,65718.0-0.9
Turnout 47,89184.9-2.2
Labour Co-op hold Swing -0.5
General election 1950: Sheffield Hillsborough [9]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Co-op George Darling 28,295 58.7 -4.7
National Liberal and Conservative Knowles Edge19,61339.8+3.2
Communist Mick Bennett [10] 7591.5New
Majority9,31218.9-7.9
Turnout 48,66787.1+11.1
Labour Co-op hold Swing

Elections in the 1940s

General election 1945: Sheffield Hillsborough
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Co-op A. V. Alexander 24,959 63.4 +9.1
Liberal National Sir Robert Hampden Hobart, 3rd Baronet14,40336.6-9.1
Majority10,55626.8+18.2
Turnout 39,36276.0-0.8
Labour Co-op hold Swing

Elections in the 1930s

General election 1935: Sheffield Hillsborough
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Co-op A. V. Alexander 21,025 54.3 +12.3
Conservative Gurney Braithwaite 17,72145.7-12.2
Majority3,3048.6N/A
Turnout 38,74676.8-4.8
Labour Co-op gain from Conservative Swing
General election 1931: Sheffield Hillsborough
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Gurney Braithwaite 23,819 57.9 -15.2
Labour Co-op A. V. Alexander 17,31942.1+29.1
Majority6,50015.8N/A
Turnout 41,13881.6+4.0
Conservative gain from Labour Co-op Swing

Elections in the 1920s

General election 1929: Sheffield Hillsborough
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Co-op A. V. Alexander 20,941 57.3 +0.4
Unionist Albert Harland 10,48928.8-14.3
Liberal Edward Hugh Frederick Morris5,05313.9New
Majority10,45228.5+14.7
Turnout 36,48377.6-0.3
Labour Co-op hold Swing +7.3
General election 1924: Sheffield Hillsborough
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Co-op A. V. Alexander 16,573 56.9 +1.2
Conservative Norman Graham Thwaites12,55443.1+12.2
Majority4,01913.8-11.0
Turnout 29,12777.9+4.6
Labour Co-op hold Swing
General election 1923: Sheffield Hillsborough
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Co-op A. V. Alexander 15,087 55.7 -0.5
Unionist Charles Boot8,36930.9New
Liberal Ernest Woodhead 3,63613.4-30.4
Majority6,71824.8+12.4
Turnout 27,09273.3-1.4
Labour Co-op hold Swing N/A
General election 1922: Sheffield Hillsborough
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Co-op A. V. Alexander 15,130 56.2 New
National Liberal Arthur Neal 11,81243.8-29.6
Majority3,31812.4N/A
Turnout 26,94274.7+35.5
Labour Co-op gain from Liberal Swing

Elections in the 1910s

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Arthur Neal
General election 1918: Sheffield Hillsborough
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
C Liberal Arthur Neal 11,17173.4
Co-operative Party Arthur Lockwood 4,05026.6
Majority7,12146.8
Turnout 15,22142.2
Liberal win (new seat)
Cindicates candidate endorsed by the coalition government.

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