Jarrow (UK Parliament constituency)

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Jarrow is a constituency ESE of and adjoining Newcastle upon Tyne.wikipedia
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Ellen Wilkinson

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Since 1935, just four people have served as MP for Jarrow; the first, Ellen Wilkinson, served as Labour's first Minister of Education during the first Attlee government.
Earlier in her career, as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Jarrow, she became a national figure when she played a prominent role in the 1936 Jarrow March of the town's unemployed to London to petition for the right to work.

1935 United Kingdom general election

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While the seat has been loyally Labour by comfortable margins since 1935, it has seen unusual swings a number of times; in the 1983 Conservative landslide, incumbent MP Don Dixon actually increased his majority; in the close 1992 election his majority fell somewhat despite the general swing to Labour; and in 2001 his successor Stephen Hepburn managed to increase his majority to 51.1% (incidentally the biggest any candidate has ever held in the seat).

Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead

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Following boundary changes taking effect at the 2010 general election, the constituency consists of part of the metropolitan district of South Tyneside, including the settlements of Jarrow, Boldon, Cleadon and Hebburn, as well as two wards from the adjacent Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead, covering Pelaw and Wardley.
Jarrow takes in the very eastern tip of the borough, including Pelaw.It is represented by Stephen Hepburn.

1907 Jarrow by-election

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The Jarrow by-election of 1907 was held on 4 July 1907.

William Pearson (British politician)

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William George Pearson (1882 – 4 October 1963) was a British politician, Conservative MP for Jarrow (UK Parliament constituency).

Ernest Fernyhough

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In 1947, Fernyhough was elected Member of Parliament for the Labour stronghold of Jarrow in a by-election caused by the death of Ellen Wilkinson - and held the seat until he retired in 1979.

Stephen Hepburn

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Stephen Hepburn (born 6 December 1959) is a British politician, who was the Member of Parliament for Jarrow from 1997 to 2019.

The Boldons

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Following boundary changes taking effect at the 2010 general election, the constituency consists of part of the metropolitan district of South Tyneside, including the settlements of Jarrow, Boldon, Cleadon and Hebburn, as well as two wards from the adjacent Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead, covering Pelaw and Wardley.
The Boldons are within the Jarrow constituency, which also includes Jarrow, Hebburn and parts of east Gateshead.

Jarrow

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Following boundary changes taking effect at the 2010 general election, the constituency consists of part of the metropolitan district of South Tyneside, including the settlements of Jarrow, Boldon, Cleadon and Hebburn, as well as two wards from the adjacent Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead, covering Pelaw and Wardley.

Godfrey Palmer

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He then transferred to the constituency of Jarrow which he held from 1885 until his death in 1907.

Cleadon

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Following boundary changes taking effect at the 2010 general election, the constituency consists of part of the metropolitan district of South Tyneside, including the settlements of Jarrow, Boldon, Cleadon and Hebburn, as well as two wards from the adjacent Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead, covering Pelaw and Wardley.

Sir Charles Palmer, 1st Baronet

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He was then elected for the new Jarrow constituency, and sat for the constituency until his death in London in 1907.

Hebburn

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Following boundary changes taking effect at the 2010 general election, the constituency consists of part of the metropolitan district of South Tyneside, including the settlements of Jarrow, Boldon, Cleadon and Hebburn, as well as two wards from the adjacent Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead, covering Pelaw and Wardley.

Pelaw

Following boundary changes taking effect at the 2010 general election, the constituency consists of part of the metropolitan district of South Tyneside, including the settlements of Jarrow, Boldon, Cleadon and Hebburn, as well as two wards from the adjacent Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead, covering Pelaw and Wardley.

Pete Curran

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Curran stood for the LRC in Jarrow at the 1906 general election.

Don Dixon, Baron Dixon

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He was Member of Parliament (MP) for Jarrow from 1979 until his retirement in 1997, serving as a party whip, and considered on the Old Right of the Party.

South Durham (UK Parliament constituency)

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These were Barnard Castle, Bishop Auckland, Chester-le-Street, Houghton-le-Spring, Jarrow, Mid Durham, North West Durham and South East Durham.

Points of the compass

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Jarrow is a constituency ESE of and adjoining Newcastle upon Tyne.