Croydon North (UK Parliament Constituency)
Croydon North is a parliamentary 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. The first Member of Parliament for the current seat was Malcolm Wicks of the Labour Party, who had one of the largest Labour majorities in London, despite being the first ever Labour MP for the area. Wicks was victorious at each subsequent general election until his death on 29 September 2012, prompting the 2012 Croydon North by-election which was won by Steve Reed, also of the Labour Party.
The seat was created for the 1997 general election from the former Croydon North West and part of the former Croydon North East constituencies. There had previously been a Croydon North constituency from 1918 until 1955.
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... General Election 1929 Croydon North Party Candidate Votes % ±% Conservative Glyn Mason 26,336 50.4 -19.9 Labour Gilbert Foan 13,852 26.5 -3.2 Liberal C ... W ...
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