§ 19. Captain BOURNE
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give a list of the Parliamentary electoral divisions in Scotland which exceed 400 square miles in area?
§ Mr. WESTWOOD
As the answer involves a tabular statement, I propose, with the hon. Member's permission, to circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Captain BOURNE
As this information is of some importance, in view of to-day's Debate, could the hon. Gentleman not read the list?
§ Mr. WESTWOOD
If it be the wish of the House, I certainly will, but might I suggest that I could hand the list to the hon. and gallant Member?
§ Mr. WESTWOOD
Very well then. The following are the Parliamentary constituencies in Scotland which exceed 400 square miles in area:
|General Election, May, 1929. (Extract from the Parliamentary Return of Election Expenses 114(1930).|
|University Constituency.||Total Electorate.||Number of electors who voted. *||Percentage who utilised vote.|
|Combined English (Universities of Durham, Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Sheffield, Birmingham, Bristol and Reading).||13,775||10,003||72.62|
|Scotland (St. Andrews, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Edinburgh).||43,192||25,103||58.12|
|Northern Ireland (Queen's University of Belfast).||3,361||Uncontested.|
|* i.e. the Number of Votes polled (on first count).|
|Parliamentary County.||Parliamentary Division.|
|Aberdeen and Kincardine||Central.|
|Aberdeen and Kincardine||Eastern.|
|Aberdeen and Kincardine||Kincardine and Western.|
|Ayr and Bute||Bute and Northern.|
|Ayr and Bute||South Ayrshire.|
|Berwick and Haddington||—|
|Caithness and Sutherland.||—|
|Inverness and Ross and Inverness. Cromarty.|
|Inverness and Ross and Ross and Cromarty. Cromarty.|
|Inverness and Ross and Western Isles Cromarty.|
|Midlothian and Peebles.||Peebles and Southern.|
|Moray and Nairn||—|
|Orkney and Zetland||—|
|Perth and Kinross||Kinross and Western.|
|Perth and Kinross||Perth.|
|Roxburgh and Selkirk||—|
§ 38. Mr. CECIL WILSON
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he can give for the 1929 General Election, and in regard to each university constituency, the total electorate, the number of electors who voted, and the percentage who utilised their vote?
§ The UNDER-SECRETARY of STATE for the HOME DEPARTMENT (Mr. Short)
As the answer is in the form of a tabular statement, I will circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Following is the answer.15
§ 39. Sir SAMUEL HOARE
asked the Home Secretary the constituencies that will be exempted from the motor restrictions under the Representation of the People (No. 2) Bill?
§ 40. Captain CROOKSHANK
asked the Home Secretary which Parliamentary constituencies exceed 400 square miles in extent?
§ 41. Captain BOURNE
asked the Home Secretary if he will give a list of the Parliamentary Electoral Divisions in England and Wales which exceed 400 square miles in area?
§ Sir S. HOARE
Will the Under-Secretary of State read the list of constituencies, in view of the fact that we are debating the subject this afternoon?
§ Mr. SHORT
Constituencies in England and Wales which exceed 400 square miles in area are:
I will see that this list is put in the Library for the convenience of Members.
- Cambridge—County Division.
- Cornwall—Northern Division.
- Northern Division.
- Penrith and Cockermouth Division.
- South Molton Division.
- Tavistock Division.
- Cirencester and Tewkesbury Division.
- Hereford—Leominster Division.
- Holland with Boston Parliamentary
- County, Parts of Kesteven and Rutland—
- Rutland and Stamford Division.
- Grantham Division.
- Parts of Lindsey—
- Horncastle Division.
- Louth Division.
- Southern Division.
- South-Western Division.
- Berwick-upon-Tweed Division.
- Hexham Division.
- Salop—Ludlow Division.
- Hants—Basingstoke Division.
- Westmorland Parliamentary County.
- Wilts—Devizes Division.
- York, East Riding—
- Buckrose Division.
- Howdenshire Division.
16 York, North Riding—
- Richmond Division.
- Thirsk and Malton Division.
- York, West Riding—Skipton Division.
- Brecon and Radnor Parliamentary County.
- Cardigan Parliamentary County.
- Carmarthen—Carmarthen Division.
- Caernarvon Parliamentary County Division.
- Denbigh—Denbigh Division.
- Merioneth Parliamentary County.
- Montgomery Parliamentary County.
- Pembroke Parliamentary County.