Hereford and South Herefordshire (UK Parliament constituency)

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Hereford and South Herefordshire
County constituency
for the House of Commons
HerefordSouthHerefordshire2007Constituency.svg
Boundary of Hereford and South Herefordshire in Herefordshirefor the 2010 general election
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Location of Herefordshire within England
County Herefordshire
Electorate 71,352 (December 2010) [1]
Major settlements Hereford
Current constituency
Created 2010
Member of Parliament Jesse Norman (Conservative)
Number of membersOne
Created from Hereford, Leominster

Hereford and South Herefordshire /ˈhɛrɪfərd...ˈhɛrɪfərdʃɪər/ is a constituency [n 1] of the House of Commons of the UK Parliament. It comprises the city of Hereford and most of south Herefordshire and is currently represented by Jesse Norman of the Conservative Party. [n 2]

Contents

Members of Parliament

ElectionMember [2] Party
2010 Jesse Norman Conservative
2010 constituency replaced Hereford

Boundaries

Following a review of parliamentary representation in Herefordshire by the Boundary Commission for England, which took effect at the 2010 general election, the county was allocated two seats. The Hereford and South Herefordshire constituency largely replaced the former Hereford seat, with the remainder of the county covered by the North Herefordshire seat. As well as the city of Hereford, the seat contains the settlements of Golden Valley, Pontrilas and Ross-on-Wye.

The constituency is formed from the following electoral wards: [3]

Elections

Elections in the 2010s

General election 2019: Hereford and South Herefordshire [4]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Jesse Norman 30,390 61.2 Increase2.svg 7.7
Labour Anna Coda10,70421.6Decrease2.svg 2.2
Liberal Democrats Lucy Hurds6,18112.5Increase2.svg 5.4
Green Diana Toynbee2,3714.8Increase2.svg 2.4
Majority19,68639.6Increase2.svg 9.9
Turnout 49,64668.9Decrease2.svg 2.1
Conservative hold Swing Increase2.svg 5.0
General election 2017: Hereford and South Herefordshire [5] [6]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Jesse Norman 27,004 53.5 Increase2.svg 0.9
Labour Anna Coda11,99123.8Increase2.svg 11.0
Independent Jim Kenyon5,56011.0Steady2.svg
Liberal Democrats Lucy Hurds3,5567.0Decrease2.svg 3.5
Green Diana Toynbee1,2202.4Decrease2.svg 4.8
UKIP Gwyn Price1,1532.3Decrease2.svg 14.5
Majority15,01329.7Decrease2.svg6.0
Turnout 50,55571.0Increase2.svg4.2
Conservative hold Swing
General election 2015: Hereford and South Herefordshire [7]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Jesse Norman 24,844 52.6 Increase2.svg 6.3
UKIP Nigel Ely [8] 7,95416.8Increase2.svg 13.4
Labour Anna Coda6,04212.8Increase2.svg 5.5
Liberal Democrats Lucy Hurds [9] 5,00210.6Decrease2.svg 30.5
Green Diana Toynbee [10] 3,4157.2Increase2.svg 7.2
Majority16,89035.7Increase2.svg 30.6
Turnout 47,25766.8Decrease2.svg 0.9
Conservative hold Swing
General election 2010: Hereford and South Herefordshire [11] [12]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Jesse Norman 22,366 46.2 Increase2.svg 5.2
Liberal Democrats Sarah Carr19,88541.1Decrease2.svg 2.3
Labour Philippa Roberts3,5067.2Decrease2.svg 3.0
UKIP Valentine Smith1,6383.4Increase2.svg 1.2
BNP John Oliver9862.0Increase2.svg 2.0
Majority2,4815.1N/A
Turnout 48,38167.7Increase2.svg 1.6
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing Increase2.svg 3.8

See also

Notes and references

Notes
  1. A county constituency (for the purposes of election expenses and type of returning officer)
  2. As with all constituencies, the constituency elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election at least every five years.
References
  1. "Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England". 2011 Electorate Figures. Boundary Commission for England. 4 March 2011. Archived from the original on 6 November 2010. Retrieved 13 March 2011.
  2. Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "H" (part 2)
  3. Fifth periodical report - Volume 4 Mapping for the Non-Metropolitan Counties and the Unitary Authorities, The Stationery Office, 26 February 2007, ISBN   0-10-170322-8
  4. "Hereford & Herefordshire South parliamentary constituency - Election 2019". Election Results 2019. BBC. Retrieved 14 December 2019.
  5. "Hereford & Herefordshire South results". BBC News . Retrieved 9 June 2017.
  6. "Election Data 2015". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 17 October 2015. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
  7. Tanner, Bill (16 January 2015). "Ex SAS soldier to fight for UKIP in Hereford". Hereford Times. Retrieved 22 February 2015.
  8. "Hereford & Herefordshire South 2015". electionresults.blogspot.co.uk.
  9. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-04-14. Retrieved 2015-04-07.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  10. "Election Data 2010". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 26 July 2013. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
  11. "Five candidates nominated to stand in Hereford and South Herefordshire". Herefordshire Council. 2010-04-21. Archived from the original on 2011-06-09. Retrieved 2010-05-05.

Coordinates: 52°00′N2°42′W / 52.0°N 2.7°W / 52.0; -2.7

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