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Stepney and Poplar (UK Parliament constituency)
|Stepney and Poplar|
|Former Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
|Number of members||one|
|Replaced by||Bow & Poplar and Bethnal Green & Stepney|
|Created from||Poplar and Stepney|
It was created for the February 1974 general election, largely replacing the old Stepney constituency, and abolished for the 1983 general election, when it was partly replaced by the new Bethnal Green and Stepney constituency.
The London Borough of Tower Hamlets wards of Limehouse, Poplar East, Poplar Millwall, Poplar South, Poplar West, Redcoat, St Dunstan's, St Katharine's, St Mary's, and Shadwell.
Members of Parliament
|Feb 1974||Peter Shore||Labour|
|1983||constituency abolished: see Bethnal Green and Stepney|
|National Front||Victor Clarke||1,571||5.0||New|
|Independent Labour||Ted Johns||672||2.2||New|
|Workers Revolutionary||Peter Chappell||235||0.8||New|
|Liberal||F. W. Alexander||3,181||10.2||New|
|Labour win (new seat)|
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