Skip to main content

Crewe and Nantwich By-election result

By Election Results For Crewe & Nantwich

At the By Election in Crewe & Nantwich on 22nd May 2008, 41856 votes were cast (approximately 58% of the total number of eligible voters) with the following result:

49.1%
Edward Timpson (Conservative): 20539 votes (+16.5%).

30.3%

Tamsin Dunwoody (Labour): 12679 votes (-18.5%).


14.4%
Elizabeth Shenton (Liberal Democrat): 6040 votes (-4.2%).

2.2%
Mike Nattrass (UK Independence Party): 932 votes (+2.2%).


0.9%
Robert Smith (Green Party): 359 votes (+0.9%).

0.7%

David Roberts (English Democrats Party): 275 votes (+0.7%).

0.6%

The Flying Brick (Official Monster Raving Loony Party): 236 votes (+0.6%).

0.5%

Mark Walklate (Independent Candidate): 217 votes (+0.5%).

0.3%
Paul Thorogood (Cut Tax on Petrol and Diesel): 118 votes (+0.3%).


0.3%
Gemma Garrett (Independent Candidate): 113 votes (+0.3%).

Thanks to Tim Prater-Raines for the result

Historic worst swings results Lab->Con Crewe at 8
1) Walsall North 1976 (Swing to Con: 22.6%)
2) Dudley 1968 (Swing to Con: 21.2%)
3) Ashfield 1977 (Swing to Con: 20.9%)
4) Meriden 1968 (Swing to Con: 18.4%)
5) Walthamstow West 1967 (Swing to Con: 18.3%)
6) Oldham West 1968 (Swing to Con: 17.7%)
7) Birmingham, Stetchford 1977 (Swing to Con: 17.6%)
8) Crewe and Nantwich 2008 (Swing to Con: 17.6%)
9) Leicester South West 1967 (Swing to Con: 16.6%)
10) Walthamstow East 1969 (Swing to Con: 15.9%)
                       CHESHIRE, CREWE and NANTWICH [287]

Election Electors T'out Candidate Party Votes % Ch.%

1992 68,307 81.9 NOTIONAL Lab 26,622 47.6
ELECTION C 21,751 38.9
L Dem 6,991 12.5
GP 579* 1.0
maj. 4,871 9.7

1997 68,472 73.9 Hon. Mrs. G.P. Dunwoody Lab 29,460 58.2 +10.6
M.W. Loveridge C 13,662 27.0 -11.9
D.J. Cannon L Dem 5,940 11.7 - 0.8
P. Astbury RP 1,543* 3.1
maj.15,798 31.2

2001 69,040 60.2 Hon. Mrs. G.P. Dunwoody Lab 22,556 54.3 - 3.9
D.R. Potter C 12,650 30.4 + 3.5
D.J. Cannon L Dem 5,595 13.5 + 1.7
R.P. Croston UKIP 746* 1.8
maj. 9,906 23.9

2005 71,628 60.7 Hon. Mrs. G.P. Dunwoody Lab 21,240 48.8 - 5.5
Mrs. E.H. Moore-Dutton C 14,162 32.6 + 2.2
P.D. Roberts L Dem 8,083 18.6 + 5.1
maj. 7,078 16.2

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Statement re false allegations from Esther Baker

Statement by John Hemming
I am pleased that the Police have now made it clear that there has been a concerted effort to promote false criminal allegations against me and that the allegations had no substance whatsoever.
I would like to thank Emily Cox, my children, Ayaz Iqbal (my Solicitor), my local lib dem team and many others who supported me through this dreadful experience. There are many worse things that happen to people, but this was a really bad experience.
It is bad enough to have false allegations made about yourself to the police, but to have a concerted campaign involving your political opponents and many others in public creates an environment in which it is reasonable to be concerned about ill founded vigilante attacks on your family and yourself. Luckily there was a more substantial lobby to the contrary as well, which included many people who were themselves real survivors of abuse, which has helped.
I am normally someone who helps other people fight injustice. …

Statement re Police investigation into Harassment and Perverting the Course of Justice.

It was recently reported that the police were not investigating the allegations of Perverting the Course of Justice that I had made. This came as a surprise to me as I had been told for some time that my allegations were to be considered once the VRR had been rejected. I have now had a very constructive meeting with Staffordshire police on Friday 29th June 2018 and the misunderstandings have been resolved. At that meeting the evidence relating to the perversion of the course of justice and the harassment campaign against my family were discussed. The police have decided to investigate both the perversion of the course of justice and also the harassment campaign. I would like to thank them for changing their decision and I accept their apology for the way in which they did that. I am also in possession of written confirmation a police force would be investigating allegations that a vulnerable witness has been harassed for trying to expose the campaign against me. I hope that the aut…

R v SUSSEX JUSTICES ex p McCARTHY [1924] 1 KB 256

I have only just found this one which I think is accurately reported below (but if it is not please give me an accurate report).

KING’S BENCH DIVISION

R v SUSSEX JUSTICES ex p McCARTHY [1924] 1 KB 256

November 9 1923

Editor’s comments in bold.

Here, the magistrates’ clerk retired with the bench when they were considering a charge of dangerous driving. The clerk belonged to a firm of solicitors acting in civil proceedings for the other party to the accident. It was entirely irrelevant that there had been no evidence of actual influence brought to bear on the magistrates, and the conviction was duly quashed.

LORD HEWART CJ:
It is clear that the deputy clerk was a member of the firm of solicitors engaged in the conduct of proceedings for damages against the applicant in respect of the same collision as that which gave rise to the charge that the justices were considering. It is said, and, no doubt, truly, that when that gentleman retired in the usual way with the justices, taking with him the…