East Fife (UK Parliament constituency)

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East Fife was a county constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1885 until 1983.wikipedia
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H. H. Asquith

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It elected one Member of Parliament (MP) using the first-past-the-post voting system, and from 1886 to 1918 it was the seat of the Liberal Prime Minister, H. H. Asquith.
In 1886, he was the Liberal candidate for East Fife, a seat he held for over thirty years.

Fife (UK Parliament constituency)

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Along with West Fife, it was formed by dividing the old Fife constituency.
Fife was a county constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1708 until 1885, when it was divided into East Fife and West Fife.

West Fife (UK Parliament constituency)

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Along with West Fife, it was formed by dividing the old Fife constituency.
Along with East Fife, it was formed by dividing the old Fife constituency.

1933 East Fife by-election

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The East Fife by-election of 1933 was held on Thursday, 2 February 1933.

James Henderson-Stewart

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He was a National Liberal Member of Parliament (MP) for East Fife from 1933 until his death, and was the sessional chairman of the Parliamentary Party in 1945.

Sir John Gilmour, 3rd Baronet

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He was Member of Parliament for East Fife for 18 years, from 1961 to 1979.

1961 East Fife by-election

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The East Fife by-election, 1961 was a by-election held for the House of Commons constituency of East Fife in Scotland on 9 November 1961.

Pittenweem

In 1885, the constituency comprised the parishes of Abdie, Abernethy, Anstruther Wester, Anstruther Easter, Auchtermuchty, Balmerino, Cameron, Carnbee, Ceres, Collessie, Crail, Creich, Cults, Cupar, Dairsie, Dunbog, Dunino, Elie, Falkland, Ferry-Port-on-Craig, Flisk, Forgan, Kemback, Kennoway, Kettle, Kilconquhar, Kilmany, Kilrenny, Kingsbarns, Largo, Leuchars, Logie, Monimail, Moonzie, Newburgh, Newburn, Pittenweem, St Andrews, St Leonards, St Monance, Scoonie and Strathmiglo. In 1918, on the dissolution of the St Andrews Burghs constituency, the burghs of St Andrews, Anstruther Easter, Anstruther Wester, Crail, Cupar, Kilrenny and Pittenweem were added to the constituency.
From 1885–1983, Pittenweem was part of the East Fife Parliamentary constituency, its most famous MP being Prime Minister Herbert Asquith (Liberal) from 1886–1918.

James Duncan Millar

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In the 1931 general election, James Duncan Millar was elected unopposed.
Millar did not find another seat until the 1922 general election when he was successful at East Fife, gaining the seat from the Tories.

Alexander Sprot

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In the two elections in 1910 he stood in East Fife against the Prime Minister H. H. Asquith.

John Boyd Kinnear

In the 1885 general election, he was elected Member of Parliament (MP) for East Fife.

Archibald Cochrane (politician)

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He was Unionist Member of Parliament (MP) for East Fife from 1924 until he lost the seat at the 1929 General Election.

St Andrews Burghs (UK Parliament constituency)

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In 1918, on the dissolution of the St Andrews Burghs constituency, the burghs of St Andrews, Anstruther Easter, Anstruther Wester, Crail, Cupar, Kilrenny and Pittenweem were added to the constituency.
In 1918 the constituency was abolished, and the burghs were thereafter represented as part of the East Fife constituency.

1931 United Kingdom general election

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In the 1931 general election, James Duncan Millar was elected unopposed.

North East Fife (UK Parliament constituency)

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* North East Fife Constituency
* Preceded by East Fife

United Kingdom constituencies

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East Fife was a county constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1885 until 1983.

House of Commons of the United Kingdom

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East Fife was a county constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1885 until 1983.

Parliament of the United Kingdom

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East Fife was a county constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1885 until 1983.

Member of parliament

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It elected one Member of Parliament (MP) using the first-past-the-post voting system, and from 1886 to 1918 it was the seat of the Liberal Prime Minister, H. H. Asquith.

First-past-the-post voting

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It elected one Member of Parliament (MP) using the first-past-the-post voting system, and from 1886 to 1918 it was the seat of the Liberal Prime Minister, H. H. Asquith.