|Former Borough constituency|
for the House of Commons
Thanet East in Kent, showing boundaries used from 1974-1983
|Major settlements||Ramsgate and Broadstairs|
|Number of members||One|
|Replaced by||Thanet South|
|Created from||Isle of Thanet|
The Municipal Borough of Ramsgate, and the Urban District of Broadstairs and St Peters.
The constituency was created for the February 1974 general election, when the former constituency of Isle of Thanet was split in two, and returned one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It was abolished for the 1983 general election, when Thanet East and the neighbouring Thanet West constituency were replaced by new North Thanet and South Thanet constituencies.
|National Front||B Dobing||376||1.06||-1.0|
|National Front||K Munson||708||2.06|