Plymouth Moor View (UK Parliament constituency)

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Plymouth, Moor View
Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
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Boundary of Plymouth, Moor View in Devon
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Location of Devon within England
CountyDevon
Electorate68,556 (December 2010)[1]
Current constituency
Created2010
Member of ParliamentJohnny Mercer (Conservative)
Number of membersOne
Created fromPlymouth Devonport, Plymouth Sutton

Plymouth, Moor View 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 and has been represented since 2015 by Johnny Mercer of the Conservative Party.[2]

The seat was created for the 2010 general election and is largely the successor to the former Plymouth Devonport constituency.[3]

Boundaries[edit]

Plymouth Moor View covers the northern part of Plymouth. The electoral wards which make up the constituency are Budshead, Eggbuckland, Ham, Honicknowle, Moor View, St Budeaux and Southway.[3]

The remaining wards from the City of Plymouth are in the constituencies of Plymouth Sutton and Devonport and South West Devon.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member[4] Party
2010 Alison Seabeck Labour
2015 Johnny Mercer Conservative

Elections[edit]

Results of UK House of Commons constituency Plymouth Moor View created in 2010, to 2015.

Elections in the 2010s[edit]

General election 2019: Plymouth Moor View[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Johnny Mercer 26,831 60.7 Increase 8.8
Labour Co-op Charlotte Holloway 13,934 31.5 Decrease 9.3
Liberal Democrats Sarah Martin 2,301 5.2 Increase 3.2
Green Ewan Melling Flavell 1,173 2.7 Increase 1.5
Majority 12,897 29.2 Increase 18.1
Turnout 44,239 63.7 Decrease 1.8
Registered electors 69,430
Conservative hold Swing Increase 9.05
General election 2017: Plymouth Moor View[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Johnny Mercer 23,567 51.9 Increase 14.3
Labour Sue Dann 18,548 40.8 Increase 5.6
UKIP Wendy Noble 1,849 4.1 Decrease 17.4
Liberal Democrats Graham Reed 917 2.0 Decrease 0.9
Green Josh Pope 536 1.2 Decrease 1.2
Majority 5,019 11.1 Increase 8.1
Turnout 45,417 65.5 Increase 3.9
Conservative hold Swing Increase 4.35
General election 2015: Plymouth Moor View[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Johnny Mercer 16,020 37.6 +4.3
Labour Alison Seabeck 14,994 35.2 -2.0
UKIP Penny Mills 9,152 21.5 +13.8
Liberal Democrats Stuart Bonar 1,265 3.0 -13.9
Green Benjamin Osborn 1,023 2.4 +2.4
TUSC Louise Parker 152 0.4 +0.4
Majority 1,026 2.4 N/A
Turnout 42,606 61.6 -0.1
Conservative gain from Labour Swing +3.15
General election 2010: Plymouth Moor View[7][8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Alison Seabeck 15,433 37.2 N/A
Conservative Matthew Groves 13,845 33.3 N/A
Liberal Democrats Stuart Bonar 7,016 16.9 N/A
UKIP Bill Wakeham 3,188 7.7 N/A
BNP Roy Cook 1,438 3.5 N/A
Green Wendy Miller 398 1.0 N/A
Socialist Labour David Marchesi 208 0.5 N/A
Majority 1,588 3.9 N/A
Turnout 41,526 61.7 N/A
Labour win (new seat)

See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England". 2011 Electorate Figures. Boundary Commission for England. 4 March 2011. Archived from the original on 6 November 2010. Retrieved 13 March 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Election Data 2010". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 16 May 2015. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Final recommendations for Parliamentary constituencies in the counties of Devon, Plymouth and Torbay". Boundary Commission for England. 2004-11-24. Archived from the original on 2010-02-21. Retrieved 2010-04-25.
  4. ^ Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "M" (part 3)
  5. ^ "Plymouth Moor View Parliamentary constituency". BBC News. BBC. Retrieved 29 November 2019.
  6. ^ "Plymouth Moor View parliamentary constituency". BBC News.
  7. ^ "Election Data 2010". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 26 July 2013. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
  8. ^ BBC Election Results BBC Election Results 2010 - Plymouth Moor View

Coordinates: 50°24′40″N 4°08′24″W / 50.411°N 4.14°W / 50.411; -4.14