Knowsley North was a
represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United
Kingdom from 1983 until 1997.
It elected one Member of Parliament
(MP) by the
first past the post
constituency covered the northern part of the metropolitan borough of Knowsley, principally the town of Kirkby.
Originally, it was represented by Robert Kilroy-Silk
, who resigned in
, prompting a by-election
which was won by George Howarth
a review by the Boundary Commission in
1995, the constituency was expanded at the
election to form the new Knowsley North and Sefton East constituency.
Members of Parliament
- Constituency abolished (1997)
- Kilroy-Silk resigned on 1 October
1986, to pursue a media career.
- a: Change is calculated from the SDP candidate who
represented the SDP-Liberal
Alliance at the 1983 general election.
- b: Hallsworth stood as a Revolutionary Communist
- Britain Votes/Europe Votes By-Election Supplement
1983-, compiled and edited by F.W.S. Craig (Parliamentary
Research Services 1985)