Newport and Wellington: New Boundaries 2023 Calculation

Newport and Wellington: Overview

Prediction: CON

Implied MP at 2019:Mark Pritchard  (CON)
County/Area:Shropshire (West Midlands)
Electorate:75,745
Turnout:69.0%
Implied Majority 2019:20,943

PartyPredicted VotesPredicted Share
CON31,01759.3%
LAB12,93124.7%
LIB3,5616.8%
Green3,0115.8%
OTH1,7813.4%
CON Majority18,08634.6%

See overview of other seats in West Midlands.

Chance of winning
CON
98%
LAB
2%
LIB
0%
Green
0%
OTH
0%

Newport and Wellington : Political and Demographic indicators

The table below shows some political and demographic numerical indicators for the new Newport and Wellington constituency, the 'West Midlands' area and nation.

The political measures include the three axes: Economic (Left/Right), National (Global/National) and Social (Liberal/Conservative). (what does this mean).

The demographic measures are from the 2011 Census and include categories relating to national identity, economic activity, health and education. These categories are those which have the most relevance to political attitudes.

Indicator Seat West MidlandsAll GB
Party Winner 2019CONCONCON
Party Winner 2017CONCONCON
Party Winner 2015CONCONCON
Economic Position11° Right3° Right
National Position10° Nat7° Nat
Social Position6° Con6° Con
TribeStrong Right
EU Leave %59%59%52%
British Identity27%29%29%
Good Health47%45%48%
UK Born93%89%87%
Good Education39%36%39%
Good Job52%48%51%
High SEC52%46%51%
Average Age48.848.648.3
ABC1 Class54%49%54%
Average House Price£245,244£235,222£309,875
Indicators: Legend and Descriptions
View the colour scheme used in the table above

The colour scheme used in the table above is explained in the legend table below. The eight census indicators (British Identity, Good Health, UK Born, Good Education, Good Job, High SEC, Average Age and AB1 Class) and 'Average House Price' all use the same 'Census' colour scheme indicating whether the area's level is above or below the national average.

TopicCat 1Cat 2Cat 3Cat 4Cat 5
Economic Position Very Left Left Centrist Right Very Right
National Position Very Global Global Centrist National Very Nat
Social Position Very Lib Liberal Moderate Conservative Very Cons
EU Leave % Very Remain Remain Balanced Leave Very Leave
Census Very Low Low Medium High Very High

Indicator definitions are given in terms of political data definitions or census categories:

IndicatorCensus
Question
Definition / Included Census Categories
Party WinnerArea party winner : actual election result or projected by Electoral Calculus
Economic PositionEconomic position between 100° Left and 100° Right, estimated by Electoral Calculus from political and demographic data.
National PositionNational position between 100° Global and 100° National, estimated by Electoral Calculus from political and demographic data.
Social PositionSocial position between 100° Liberal and 100° Conservative, estimated by Electoral Calculus from political and demographic data.
TribeTribe group dominant in the area. Can be: Strong Left, Traditionalists, Progressives, Centrists, Somewheres, Kind Young Capitalists, or Strong Right. See details.
EU Leave %EU Referendum vote share for 'Leave' : actual result or estimate
British IdentityNational Identity (KS202)Those answering British, British-Other, or Scottish-British
Good HealthHealth (KS301)Those answering 'Very Good Health'
UK BornCountry of Birth (QS203)Those answering England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, GB Other, or UK Other
Good EducationHighest level of Qualification (QS501)Level 3 (A-level equivalent) or Level 4+ (degree equivalent)
Good JobOccupation (QS606)Occupation codes 1xx to 4xx (Managers, Professionals, Associates, and office workers)
High SECNS-SeC of Household Reference Person (QS609)National Statistics Socio-economic Classification from 1 to 4 (higher managers and professionals, lower managers and professionals, intermediate occupations, small employers and self-employed).
Average AgeAge (QS103)Average age of adults (18 years and above)
ABC1 ClassApproximated Social Grade (QS611)Approximated social grades A, B and C1
Average House PriceAverage residential house price around 2019. Sources: Land Registry, Statistics Scotland, NI Department of Finance

Newport and Wellington: Map

Boundary Lines courtesy of Ordnance Survey OpenData © Crown copyright 2021, Map © OpenStreetMap contributors

New seat: Newport and Wellington

The new seat of Newport and Wellington is made up of the following wards, with the predicted votes shown if there were a general election tomorrow.

New seat: Newport and WellingtonActualPredicted results
DistrictWardElectorate
2017
Old SeatGE19
Winner
Pred
Winner
CON
Votes
LAB
Votes
LIB
Votes
Reform
Votes
Green
Votes
NAT
Votes
MIN
Votes
OTH
Votes
Total
Votes
ShropshireAlbrighton3,685Wrekin, TheCONCON1,858363119013200772,549
ShropshireCheswardine3,385Shropshire NorthCONCON1,5204979809700862,298
ShropshireHodnet3,095Shropshire NorthCONCON1,43236382080001432,100
ShropshireShifnal North4,630Wrekin, TheCONCON2,144596172019100993,202
ShropshireShifnal South and Cosford4,440Wrekin, TheCONCON2,1783792400171001023,070
Telford and WrekinAdmaston and Bratton2,285Wrekin, TheCONCON1,02328612309700521,581
Telford and WrekinApley Castle2,501Wrekin, TheCONCON973346222012400661,731
Telford and WrekinArleston2,189Wrekin, TheCONLAB6516845607800441,513
Telford and WrekinChurch Aston and Lilleshall2,461Wrekin, TheCONCON1,181208153010100581,701
Telford and WrekinCollege2,220Wrekin, TheCONLAB63963967014400461,535
Telford and WrekinDonnington4,387Wrekin, TheCONCON1,3521,330109015500883,034
Telford and WrekinDothill2,147Wrekin, TheCONCON801320203010300571,484
Telford and WrekinEdgmond and Ercall Magna4,905Wrekin, TheCONCON2,3594562730192001133,393
Telford and WrekinErcall2,736Wrekin, TheCONCON1,036586107010500591,893
Telford and WrekinHadley and Leegomery6,872Wrekin, TheCONCON2,1082,0841740247001394,752
Telford and WrekinHaygate2,269Wrekin, TheCONCON6816717909000481,569
Telford and WrekinMuxton5,150Wrekin, TheCONCON2,2998191500189001063,563
Telford and WrekinNewport North and West5,127Wrekin, TheCONCON2,3046132900221001193,547
Telford and WrekinNewport South and East4,406Wrekin, TheCONCON1,7595224400206001203,047
Telford and WrekinPark2,115Wrekin, TheCONCON71149212108800491,461
Telford and WrekinShawbirch2,277Wrekin, TheCONCON916260227011100621,576
Telford and WrekinWrockwardine2,463Wrekin, TheCONCON1,0944155509000491,703
 Total75,745 CONCON31,01912,9293,56003,012001,78252,302

And these are the predicted results for the new seat of Newport and Wellington if there were an immediate general election. Please note that the wards used are those of 2021+ in order to be consistent with those used by the Boundary Commissions.


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