The Stephensons

The town has had Members of Parliament of various political persuasions over the years. Below you will see a list of the people who have worked for us as MPs. Marcus Jones' biography on the UK's Parliament site can be read here. Eventually I hope to discover more about the other people concerned.

 2032 
 
 2027
 
 2022 
 
 2010 Marcus Jones (1974-) Conservative
 1992 William John Olner (1942-) Labour
 1983 Lewis David Stevens (1936-) Conservative
 1967 Leslie John Huckfield (1942-) Labour
 1965 Frank Cousins PC (1904-1986) Labour
 1942 Francis George (Baron) Bowles (1902-1970) Labour
 1935 Reginald Thomas Herbert Fletcher
 (1st Baron Winster) (1885-1961)
 Labour
 1931 Edward North Conservative
 1929 Francis Smith Labour 
 1924 Hon. Arthur Hope
 2nd Baron Rankeillor (1897-1958)
 Conservative
 1923 Herbert Willison Liberal
 1918 Sir Henry Maddocks Coalition
 Conservative
 1909 William Johnson Labour
 1906 William Johnson Liberal
 1892 Francis Newdigate Conservative
 1886 John Stratford Dugdale (1835-1920) Conservative
 1885 Jasper Johns Liberal



General Election Results (Nuneaton and then UK overall)


6th May 2010
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
 Conservative Marcus Jones
18,53641.5
+4.6
 Labour Jayne Innes16,46736.9
-9.8
 Liberal Democrat
 Christina Jebb6,84615.3
+2.8
 BNP
 Martin Findley
2,7976.3
+6.3

              Majority2,069
4.6
 
               Turnout44,646
65.8
+6.9
 Conservative gain
            
Swing  
+7.2
 

Party
Seats
Seats
Gained
Seats
Lost
Net
Change
% of
Seats
% of
Votes
Number
of Votes
Change
in % of
Vote
 Conservative        
 Labour        
 Liberal Democrat
        
         
         
         
         
 Total650
    Turnout   




5th May 2005
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
 Labour Bill Olner
19,94544.0-8.1
 Conservative Mark Pawsey
17,66439.0+4.3
 Liberal Democrat
 Ali Asghar
5,88413.0+1.9
 UKIP Keith Tyson
1,7863.9+1.9
               Majority
2,2815.0
 
               Turnout
45,27961.7
+1.6
 Labour hold
 Swing  
-6.2 

 The number of ballot papers rejected:
 
 A  want of an official mark
0
 B  voting for more Candidates than the voter was entitled to
33
 C  writing or mark by which voter could be identified
1
 D  being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty
193
 E  rejected in part
0
 Total    
227

PartySeatsSeats
Gained
Seats
Lost
Net
Change
% of
Seats
% of
Votes
Number
of Votes
Change
in % of Vote
 Labour356
0
47-47
55.2
35.3
9,562,122
-5.4
 Conservative198
36
3
+33
30.7
32.3
8,772,598
+0.6
 Liberal  Democrat
62
16
5
+11
9.6
22.1
5,981,874
+3.7
 UKIP0 00
0
0
2.2
603,298
+0.8
 SNP6
 20
+2
0.9
1.5
412,267
-0.3
 Green0
 00
0
0
1.0
257,758
+0.4
 52 other Parties
24
8
7
+1
4
5.5
1,520,810
 
 Total646
   Turnout61.3
27,110,727
 

Tony Blair remained Prime Minister, with Gordon Brown (MP for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath) succeeding him on 27th June 2007.


7th June 2001
PartyCandidateVotes
%
±%
 Labour Bill Olner
22,577
52.1
-4.1
 Conservative Mark Lancaster
15,042
34.7
+3.8
 Liberal Democrat
 Tony Ferguson
4,820
11.1
+2.3
 UKIP Brian James
873
2.0 +1.6
            Majority
7,535
17.4
 
            Turnout
43,312
60.1
-14.3
 Labour hold
 
 Swing  
-4.0
 

Party
Seats
Seats
Gained
Seats
Lost
Net
Change
% of
Seats
% of
Votes
Number
of Votes
Change
in % of
Vote
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
 Total659    Turnout   

Tony Blair remained Prime Minister.


1st May 1997
Party
Candidate
Votes
%
±%
 Labour Bill Olner
30,080
56.2
+10.5
 Conservative R Blunt
16,540
30.9
-12.1
 Liberal Democrat
 R E Cockings
4,732
8.8
-2.4
 Referendum Party
 R G English
1,533
2.9
 
 Independent D J Bray
390
0.9
 
 UKIP P D Everitt
238
0.7
 
      Majority
13,540
25.3
 
      Turnout
53,513
74.4
 
 Labour hold
  Swing  
  

Party
Seats
Seats
Gained
Seats
Lost
Net
Change
% of
Seats
% of
Votes
Number
of Votes
Change
in % of
Vote
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
 Total659
    Turnout   

Tony Blair (MP for Sedgefield) became Prime Minister.


9th April 1992



John Major remained Prime Minister.


11th June 1987



Margaret Thatcher remained Prime Minister, with John Major (MP for Huntingdon) succeeding her on 28th November 1990.


9th June 1983



Margaret Thatcher remained Prime Minister.

3rd May 1979



Margaret Thatcher (MP for Finchley) became Prime Minister.


10th October 1974


Harold Wilson (MP for Huyton) increased his Parliamentary majority, with James Callaghan (MP for Cardiff South East) succeeding him on 5th April 1976.


28th February 1974


Harold Wilson (MP for Huyton) became Prime Minister


18th June 1970


Edward Heath (MP for Bexley) became Prime Minister


31st March 1966


Harold Wilson (MP for Huyton) became Prime Minister