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Weekly Information Bulletin: 3rd February 2001

BY-ELECTIONS AND NEW MPS SINCE THE GENERAL ELECTION OF MAY 1997

  Vacancy

Cause

By Election

New Member

Date of introduction

Maiden Speech

Uxbridge

Death of Sir Michael Shersby (Con) (8.5.97)

31.7.97

John Randall (Con)

29.10.97

10.11.97

Paisley

Death of Mr Gordon McMaster (Lab) (28.7.97)

6.11.97

Douglas Alexander (Lab)

12.11.97

16.12.97

Beckenham

Resignation of Mr Piers Merchant (Con) (21.10.97)

20.11.97

Jacqui Lait (Con)

26.11.97

*

Winchester

Successful Election Petition (Writ moved 28.10.97)

20.11.97

Mark Oaten (LD)

25.11.97

*

Leeds Central

Death of Rt Hon Derek Fatchett (Lab) (9.5.99)

10.6.99

Hilary Benn (Lab)

14.6.99

23.6.99

Eddisbury

Resignation of Rt Hon Sir Alastair Goodlad (Con) (28.6.99)

22.7.99

Stephen O'Brien (Con)

26.7.99

28.10.99

Wigan

Death of Mr Roger Stott (Lab) (8.8.99)

23.9.99

Neil Turner (Lab)

19.10.99

18.11.99

Hamilton South

Elevation to the Peerage of Rt Hon George Robertson (Lab) (24.8.99)

23.9.99

Bill Tynan (Lab)

19.10.99

18.11.99

Kensington and Chelsea

Death of Rt Hon Alan Clark (Con) (5.9.99)

25.11.99

Rt Hon Michael Portillo (Con)

30.11.99

*

Ceredigion

Resignation of Cynog Dafis (PC) (10.1.2000)

3.2.2000

Simon Thomas (PC)

7.2.2000

15.2.2000

Romsey

Death of Mr Michael Colvin (Con) (24.2.2000)

4.5.2000

Sandra Gidley (LD)

9.5.2000

16.5.2000

Tottenham

Death of Mr Bernie Grant (Lab) (8.4.2000)

22.6.2000

David Lammy (Lab)

27.6.2000

20.7.2000

South Antrim

 

Death of Mr Clifford Forsythe (UU) (27.4.2000)

21.9.2000

Dr William McCrea (DUP)

24.10.2000

*

Preston

Death of Mrs Audrey Wise (Lab) (2.9.2000)

23.11.2000

Mark Hendrick (Lab)

28.11.2000

11.12.2000

Glasgow, Anniesland

Death of Rt Hon Donald Dewar (Lab) (11.10.2000)

23.11.2000

John Robertson (Lab)

28.11.2000

12.12.2000

West Bromwich West

Resignation of Rt Hon Betty Boothroyd (SPK) (23.10.2000)

23.11.2000

Adrian Bailey (Lab)

28.11.2000

13.12.2000

Falkirk West

Resignation of Mr Dennis Canavan (21.11.2000)

21.12.2000

Eric Joyce (Lab)

9.1.2001

24.1.2001

* Jacqui Lait, Mark Oaten, Rt Hon Michael Portillo and Dr William McCrea have all sat in the House previously

Jacqui Lait made her Maiden Speech 8.6.92

Mark Oaten made his Maiden Speech 4.6.97

Rt Hon Michael Portillo made his Maiden Speech 4.3.85

Dr William McCrea made his Maiden Speech 28.6.83

 
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