Manchester Gorton

Number of seats: Not specified
County (pre 1974): Lancashire
County (post 1974): Greater Manchester
Authority (1995): Not specified
Nation: England
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): Not specified
British Parliamentary Election Results 2 (ed. FWS Craig): Not specified
British Parliamentary Election Results 3 (ed. FWS Craig): 180
British Parliamentary Election Results 4 (ed. FWS Craig): 203
Formed 1918
Disbanded current
Notes: None

Elected Members

  1. John Hodge

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1923
    Date of exit: 6 December 1923
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: BISAKTA
    Notes: None
  2. Joseph Compton

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1923
    Date of election: 6 December 1923
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1931
    Date of exit: 27 October 1931
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Eric Bailey

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1931
    Date of election: 27 October 1931
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1935
    Date of exit: 14 November 1935
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  4. Joseph Compton

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1935
    Date of election: 14 November 1935
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1937*
    Date of exit: 18 January 1937
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  5. William Benn

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1937*
    Date of election: 18 February 1937
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1942*
    Date of exit: 12 January 1942
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  6. William Oldfield

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1942*
    Date of election: 11 March 1942
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1955
    Date of exit: 26 May 1955
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: TGWU
    Notes: None
  7. Konni Zilliacus

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1955
    Date of election: 26 May 1955
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1967*
    Date of exit: 6 July 1967
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Whip withdrawn March 1961-May 1963.
  8. Kenneth Marks

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1967*
    Date of election: 2 November 1967
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1983
    Date of exit: 9 June 1983
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  9. Gerald Kaufman

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1983
    Date of election: 9 June 1983
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 2017
    Date of exit: c. 2017
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None

Other candidates

  1. Keith Campbell

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1955
    Date of election: 1955-05-26 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
  2. Michael Lord

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1979
    Date of election: 1979-05-03 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
  3. George Galloway

    Connection with constituency: Unknown
    Year of election: 2017
    Date of election: 2017-06-08 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Independent
  4. Winston Churchill

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1967*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative
  5. James Watts

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative