Huntingdon (UK Parliament constituency)

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Huntingdon
County constituency
for the House of Commons
Huntingdon2007Constituency.svg
Boundary of Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire
EnglandCambridgeshire.svg
Location of Cambridgeshire within England
County Cambridgeshire
Electorate 83,371 (2018) [1]
Major settlements St Neots, Huntingdon, St Ives, Godmanchester
Current constituency
Created 1983
Member of Parliament Jonathan Djanogly (Conservative)
Number of membersOne
Created from Huntingdonshire and Peterborough [2]
18851918
Number of membersOne
Type of constituency County constituency
Replaced by Huntingdonshire
Created from Huntingdonshire
c1290–1885
Number of membersc1290–1868: Two
1868–1885: One
Type of constituency Borough constituency

Huntingdon is a constituency [n 1] represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2001 by Jonathan Djanogly, a Conservative. [n 2]

Contents

It is a safe Conservative Party seat and was the seat of former Conservative Prime Minister, John Major.

History

The constituency of Huntingdon has existed in three separate forms: as a Parliamentary Borough from 1295 to 1885; as a Division of a Parliamentary County from 1885 to 1918; and as a County Constituency from 1983 until the present day.

Representatives for the seat, the standard two burgesses per parliamentary borough, were summoned to form the first fully assembled parliament, the Model Parliament in 1295 and at all parliaments assembled from then until 1868, in which year the constituency was reduced to a single-member Borough in accordance with the Reform Act 1867. In the mid-17th century, this was Oliver Cromwell's constituency.

Under the Redistribution of Seats Act 1885, the Parliamentary Borough was abolished altogether and the two-member Parliamentary County of Huntingdonshire was replaced by the two-single member seats formally known as the Northern or Ramsey Division and the Southern or Huntingdon Division. It was abolished under the Representation of the People Act 1918 when it was re-combined with Ramsey and Huntingdonshire was re-established as a single member constituency.

As a result of the Local Government Act 1972, the two counties of Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely, and Huntingdon and Peterborough were merged to form the non-metropolitan county of Cambridgeshire, with effect from 1 April 1974. However, the next redistribution did not come into effect until the 1983 general election, when the majority of the Huntingdonshire constituency, including Huntingdon, Godmanchester, Ramsey and St Ives, was formed into the new County Constituency of Huntingdon. Areas to the south of Peterborough, which were now part of the expanded City of Peterborough, were included the Borough Constituency of Peterborough and southern-most areas, including St Neots, were included in the new County Constituency of South West Cambridgeshire. The re-established constituency also included rural areas to the west of Peterborough, including Barnack and Werrington.

There were significant boundary changes at the 1997 general election, when the neighbouring seat of North West Cambridgeshire was created from areas previously in the seats of Huntingdon and Peterborough.

The former Conservative Prime Minister (1990–1997) John Major represented the seat from its re-creation in 1983 until his retirement in 2001. His majority in 1992 (36,230) was the largest majority for any member of parliament post-1832 until 2017, in which George Howarth won a 42,214 vote majority in Knowsley.

Boundaries and boundary changes

1832–1885: The townships of Huntingdon and Godmanchester. [3]

1885–1918: The Sessional Divisions of Leightonstone and Toseland, incorporating the towns of Huntingdon, Godmanchester, and St Neots. [4]

1983–1997: The District of Huntingdon wards of Brampton, Bury, Earith, Ellington, Elton, Farcet, Fenstanton, Godmanchester, Hemingford Abbots and Hilton, Hemingford Grey, Houghton and Wyton, Huntingdon North, Huntingdon West, Kimbolton, Needingworth, Ramsey, Sawtry, Somersham, Stilton, St Ives North, St Ives South, The Stukeleys, Upwood and The Raveleys, Warboys, and Yaxley, and the City of Peterborough wards of Barnack, Glinton, Northborough, Werrington, and Wittering. [5]

1997–2010: The District of Huntingdonshire wards of Brampton, Buckden, Eaton Ford, Eaton Socon, Ellington, Eynesbury, Fenstanton, Godmanchester, Gransden, Hemingford Abbots and Hilton, Hemingford Grey, Houghton and Wyton, Huntingdon North, Huntingdon West, Kimbolton, Needingworth, Paxton, Priory Park, St Ives North, St Ives South, Staughton, The Offords, and The Stukeleys. [6]

Gained the parts of the District of Huntingdon, including St Neots, which had previously been part of the abolished South West Cambridgeshire constituency. The City of Peterborough ward of Werrington was transferred to the Peterborough constituency. Remaining Peterborough wards and northern parts of the District of Huntingdon, including Ramsey, were included in the new County Constituency of North West Cambridgeshire.

2010–present: The District of Huntingdonshire wards of Alconbury and The Stukeleys, Brampton, Buckden, Fenstanton, Godmanchester, Gransden and The Offords, Huntingdon East, Huntingdon North, Huntingdon West, Kimbolton and Staughton, Little Paxton, St Ives East, St Ives South, St Ives West, St Neots Eaton Ford, St Neots Eaton Socon, St Neots Eynesbury, St Neots Priory Park, and The Hemingfords. [7]

Local authority wards revised. Further minor loss to North West Cambridgeshire.

The constituency consists of the towns of St Neots, Huntingdon, St Ives, Godmanchester and a number of smaller settlements in Western Cambridgeshire.

Members of Parliament

MPs c1290–1660

ParliamentFirst memberSecond member
1361 William Wightman [8]
1365 William Wightman [8]
1366 William Wightman [8]
1369 William Wightman [8]
1371 William Wightman [8]
1372 William Wightman [8]
1373 William Wightman [8]
1376 William Wightman [8]
1377 (Jan) William Wightman [8]
1377 (Oct) William Wightman [8]
1378 William Wightman [8]
1380 (Jan) William Wightman [8]
1381 William Wightman [8]
1382 (May) William Wightman [8]
1382 (Oct) William Wightman [8]
1383 (Oct) William Wightman [8]
1384 (Apr) William Wightman [8]
1384 (Nov) William Wightman [8]
1386 William Luton Thomas Daniel [9]
1388 (Feb) William Wightman Thomas Daniel [9]
1388 (Sep) William Wightman Thomas Daniel [9]
1390 (Jan) William Wightman Thomas Daniel [9]
1390 (Nov)
1391 William Wightman William Luton [9]
1393 William Albon John Pabenham [9]
1394 Henry Proude John Dunhead I [9]
1395 John Cutler John Dunhead II [9]
1397 (Jan) Walter Willardby John Dunhead I [9]
1397 (Sep) John Hawkin John Dunhead II [9]
1399 John Hawkin Richard Prentice [9]
1401 John Sabrisforth John Rous [9]
1402 Walter Devenham Ambrose Newton [9]
1404 (Jan)
1404 (Oct)
1406 John Hawkin Richard Prentice [9]
1407 Richard Prentice John Navet [9]
1410
1411 Robert Peck Thomas Freeman [9]
1413 (Feb)
1413 (May) Robert Peck John Denton [9]
1414 (Apr) Robert Peck John Denton [9]
1414 (Nov) Roger Chamberlain John Foxton [9]
1415 Robert Peck John Bickley [9]
1416 (Mar) Robert Peck John Denton [9]
1416 (Oct)
1417 John Fette Richard Freeman [9]
1419 Richard Spicer Hugh Parson [9]
1420 John Abbotsley (MP) John Foxton [9]
1421 (May) Robert Peck II John Colles [9]
1421 (Dec) Robert Peck II George Gidding [9]
1510–1523No names known [10]
1529 Thomas Hall William Webbe [10]
1536?
1539?
1542?
1545?
1547 John Arscott John Millicent [10]
1553 (Mar) William Tyrwhitt Thomas Maria Wingfield [10]
1553 (Oct) Thomas Maria Wingfield John Purvey [10]
1554 (Apr) Thomas Maria Wingfield Simon Throckmorton [10]
1554 (Nov) Philip Clampe William Horwood [10]
1555 Robert Brockbank Thomas Worlich [10]
1558 Robert Brockbank John Brigandine [10]
1559 (Jan) Richard Patrick William Symcots [11]
1562/3 Richard Gooderick 'George Blyth [11]
1571 Tristram Tyrwhitt Ralph Rokeby [11]
1572 (Apr) Thomas Slade John Turpin [11]
1584 (Nov) Francis Flower William Cervington [11]
1586 Francis Flower William Cervington [11]
1588 (Oct) Francis Flower William Cervington [11]
1593 Robert Lee Robert Cromwell [11]
1597 (Oct) Richard Cromwell Robert Cooke [11]
1601 William Beecher Thomas Chichley [11]
1604 Henry Cromwell Thomas Harley
1614 Sir Christopher Hatton Sir Miles Fleetwood
1621–1622 Sir Henry St John Sir Miles Sandys, 1st Baronet
1624 Sir Arthur Mainwaring Sir Henry St John
1625 Sir Arthur Mainwaring Sir Henry St John
1626 Sir Arthur Mainwaring John Goldsborough
1628 Oliver Cromwell James Montagu
1629–1640No Parliaments summoned
Apr 1640 Robert Bernard William Montagu
Nov 1640 George Montagu Edward Montagu, ennobled in 1644
and replaced by
Abraham Burrell
1653Not represented in Barebones Parliament
1654 John Bernard
1656 John Bernard
1659 John Thurloe Sir John Bernard
1659 Abraham Burrell

MPs 1660–1868

YearFirst member [12] First partySecond member [12] Second party
1660 John Bernard Nicholas Pedley
1661 Sir John Cotton, 3rd Bt Lionel Walden
Apr 1679 Hon. Sidney Wortley-Montagu Sir Nicholas Pedley
Aug 1679 Lionel Walden
1685 Hon. Oliver Montagu
1689 John Bigg Hon. Sidney Wortley-Montagu
1690 Hon. Richard Montagu
1695 John Pocklington
1697 Francis Wortley-Montagu
1698 Edward Carteret
1701 The Earl of Orrery
1702 Anthony Hammond
1705 Edward Wortley Montagu Sir John Cotton, 4th Bt
1706 John Pedley
1708 Francis Page
1713 Sidney Wortley-Montagu Viscount Hinchingbrooke
1722 Edward Wortley Montagu Roger Handasyde
1734 Edward Montagu
May 1741 Hon. Wills Hill
Dec 1741 Albert Nesbitt
1747 Kelland Courtenay
1748 John Montagu
1754 Robert Jones
1768 Henry Seymour
Feb 1774 Hon. William Augustus Montagu
Oct 1774 George Wombwell
1776 The Lord Mulgrave Tory [13]
1780 Hugh Palliser Tory [13]
1784 Sir Walter Rawlinson Tory [13] Lancelot Brown Tory [13]
1787 John Willett Payne Tory [13]
Jun 1790 Hon. John George Montagu Tory [13]
Dec 1790 Henry Speed Tory [13]
1796 William Henry Fellowes Tory [13] John Calvert Tory [13]
1807 William Meeke Farmer Tory [13]
1809 Samuel Farmer Tory [13]
1818 William Augustus Montagu Tory [13]
1820 Earl of Ancram Tory [13]
1824 James Stuart Tory [13]
1831 Jonathan Peel Tory [13] [14] Sir Frederick Pollock Tory [13] [14]
1834 Conservative [13] [14] Conservative [13] [14]
1844 Thomas Baring Conservative [14]
1868representation reduced to one member

MPs 1868–1918

ElectionMember [12] Party
1868 Thomas Baring Conservative
1873 by-election Sir John Burgess Karslake Conservative
1876 by-election Edward Montagu Conservative
1884 by-election Sir Robert Peel Conservative
1885 Thomas Coote Liberal
1886 Arthur Smith-Barry Conservative
1900 George Montagu Conservative
1906 Samuel Whitbread Liberal
1910 (Jan) John Cator Conservative
1918 constituency abolished, Huntingdonshire from 1918

MPs since 1983

ElectionMember [12] PartyNotes
1983 Rt Hon John Major Conservative Cabinet minister 1987–90; Leader of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister 1990–97
2001 Jonathan Djanogly Conservative Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice (2010-2012)

Elections

Elections in the 2010s

General election 2019: Huntingdon [15]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Jonathan Djanogly 32,386 54.8 -0.4
Labour Samuel Sweek13,00322.0-8.9
Liberal Democrats Mark Argent9,43215.9+7.4
Green Daniel Laycock2,2333.8+1.9
Independent Paul Bullen1,7893.0+3.0
Independent Tom Varghese3040.5+0.5
Majority19,38332.8+8.5
Turnout 59,14769.9-1.0
Conservative hold Swing +4.3
General election 2017: Huntingdon [16]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Jonathan Djanogly 32,91555.1+2.1
Labour Nik Johnson18,44030.9+12.6
Liberal Democrats Rod Cantrill5,0908.5+0.7
UKIP Paul Bullen2,1803.7-13.3
Green Thomas MacLennan1,0951.8-2.1
Majority14,47524.2-10.5
Turnout 59,72070.8+2.9
Conservative hold Swing -5.2
General election 2015: Huntingdon [17]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Jonathan Djanogly 29,65253.0+4.2
Labour Nik Johnson [18] 10,24818.3+7.3
UKIP Paul Bullen [18] 9,47316.9+10.9
Liberal Democrats Rod Cantrill [19] 4,3757.8−21.1
Green Thomas MacLennan [20] 2,1783.9+2.7
Majority19,40434.7+15.8
Turnout 55,92667.9+3.0
Conservative hold Swing −1.6
General election 2010: Huntingdon [21]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Jonathan Djanogly 26,51648.9−1.9
Liberal Democrats Martin Land15,69728.9+2.3
Labour Anthea Cox5,98211.0−7.4
UKIP Ian Curtis3,2586.0+1.8
Independent Jonathan Salt [22] 1,4322.6N/A
Green John Clare6521.2N/A
Monster Raving Loony Lord Toby Jug [23] 5481.0N/A
Animal Protection Carrie Holliman1810.3N/A
Majority10,81919.9
Turnout 54,26664.9+2.3
Conservative hold Swing −2.1

Elections in the 2000s

General election 2005: Huntingdon
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Jonathan Djanogly 26,64650.8+0.9
Liberal Democrats Julian Huppert 13,79926.3+2.4
Labour Stephen Sartain9,82118.7−4.1
UKIP Derek Norman2,1524.1+0.7
Majority12,84724.5−1.5
Turnout 52,41862.5+1.4
Conservative hold Swing −0.8
General election 2001: Huntingdon
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Jonathan Djanogly 24,50749.9−5.4
Liberal Democrats Michael Pope11,71523.9+9.1
Labour Takki Sulaiman11,21122.8−0.6
UKIP Derek Norman1,6563.4+2.8
Majority12,79226.0−5.8
Turnout 49,08961.1−13.8
Conservative hold Swing −7.3

Elections in the 1990s

General election 1997: Huntingdon
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative John Major 31,50155.3−9.9
Labour Jason Reece13,36123.5+6.6
Liberal Democrats Matthew Owen8,39014.7−6.4
Referendum David Bellamy 3,1145.5N/A
UKIP Charles Coyne3310.6N/A
Christian DemocratVeronica Hufford1770.3N/A
Independent Duncan Robertson890.2N/A
Majority18,14031.80−6.8
Turnout 56,96374.9−4.3
Conservative hold Swing −8.25

General election 1992: Huntingdon [24]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative John Major 48,66266.2+2.6
Labour Hugh Seckleman12,43216.9+3.0
Liberal Democrats Andrew Duff 9,38612.8−8.3
Liberal Paul Wiggin1,0451.4N/A
Green Deborah Birkhead8461.2−0.2
Monster Raving Loony Screaming Lord Sutch 7281.0N/A
Conservative ThatcheriteMichael Flanagan2310.3N/A
Gremloids Lord Buckethead 1070.1N/A
Forward to Mars Party Charles S. Cockell 910.1N/A
Natural Law David Shepherd260.0N/A
Majority36,23049.3+6.8
Turnout 73,55479.2+5.2
Conservative hold Swing −0.2

Elections in the 1980s

General election 1987: Huntingdon [25]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative John Major 40,53063.6+1.2
Social Democratic Anthony Nicholson13,48621.1N/A
Labour David Brown8,88313.9+2.4
Green William Lavin8741.4+0.6
Majority27,04442.5+5.4
Turnout 63,77374.0+2.4
Conservative hold Swing

General election 1983: Huntingdon [25]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative John Major 34,25462.4N/A
Liberal Sheila Gatiss13,90625.3N/A
Labour Mark Slater6,31711.5N/A
Ecology Timothy Eiloart4440.8N/A
Majority20,34837.1N/A
Turnout 54,92171.6N/A
Conservative win (new seat)

Elections in the 1910s

General election 1910 (December): Huntingdon [26]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative John Cator 2,28751.7−2.3
Liberal Oliver Brett 2,13948.3+2.3
Majority1483.4
Turnout 4,42685.5−2.7
Conservative hold Swing −2.3
General election 1910 (January): Huntingdon [26]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative John Cator 2,46654.0+9.4
Liberal Oliver Brett 2,09946.0−9.4
Majority3678.0
Turnout 4,56588.2+5.1
Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +9.4

Elections in the 1900s

General election 1906: Huntingdon [26]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Liberal Samuel Whitbread 2,42655.4+8.9
Conservative John Cator 1,95744.6−8.9
Majority46910.8N/A
Turnout 4,38383.1+7.3
Registered electors 5,272
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing +8.9
General election 1900: Huntingdon [26]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative George Montagu 2,11853.50.4
Liberal Charles Adeane 1,83846.5+0.4
Majority2807.00.8
Turnout 3,95675.86.8
Registered electors 5,222
Conservative hold Swing 0.4

Elections in the 1890s

General election 1895: Huntingdon [26]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Arthur Smith-Barry 2,41953.9+3.7
Liberal John Jackson Wilks2,06846.1−3.7
Majority3517.8+7.4
Turnout 4,48782.6+0.8
Registered electors 5,435
Conservative hold Swing +3.7
General election 1892: Huntingdon [26]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Arthur Smith-Barry 2,25150.2−1.6
Liberal Samuel Whitbread 2,22949.8+1.6
Majority220.43.2
Turnout 4,48081.8+3.2
Registered electors 5,479
Conservative hold Swing −1.6

Elections in the 1880s

General election 1886: Huntingdon [26]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Arthur Smith-Barry 2,30251.8+3.4
Liberal Thomas Coote 2,14148.2−3.4
Majority1613.6N/A
Turnout 4,44378.6−2.1
Registered electors 5,655
Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +3.4
General election 1885: Huntingdon [26]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Liberal Thomas Coote 2,35451.6N/A
Conservative Oliver George Powlett Montagu2,20848.4N/A
Majority1463.2N/A
Turnout 4,56280.7N/A
Registered electors 5,655
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing N/A
By-election, 22 Mar 1884: Huntingdon [14]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Robert Peel 45550.5N/A
Liberal Charles Veasey [27] 44649.5N/A
Majority91.0N/A
Turnout 90124.6N/A
Registered electors 3,658
Conservative hold Swing N/A
General election 1880: Huntingdon [14]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Edward Montagu Unopposed
Registered electors 1,052
Conservative hold

Elections in the 1870s

By-election, 16 Feb 1876: Huntingdon [14]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Edward Montagu Unopposed
Conservative hold
By-election, 16 Mar 1874: Huntingdon [14]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative John Burgess Karslake Unopposed
Conservative hold
General election 1874: Huntingdon [14]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative John Burgess Karslake Unopposed
Registered electors 1,049
Conservative hold
By-election, 20 Dec 1873: Huntingdon [14]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative John Burgess Karslake 49959.4N/A
Liberal Arthur Arnold 34140.6N/A
Majority15818.8N/A
Turnout 84083.3N/A
Registered electors 1,008
Conservative hold

Elections in the 1860s

General election 1868: Huntingdon [14]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Thomas Baring Unopposed
Registered electors 976
Conservative hold

Seat reduced to one member

By-election, 11 July 1866: Huntingdon [14]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Jonathan Peel Unopposed
Conservative hold
General election 1865: Huntingdon [14]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Thomas Baring Unopposed
Conservative Jonathan Peel Unopposed
Registered electors 383
Conservative hold
Conservative hold

Elections in the 1850s

General election 1859: Huntingdon [14]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Thomas Baring Unopposed
Conservative Jonathan Peel Unopposed
Registered electors 378
Conservative hold
Conservative hold
By-election, 4 March 1858: Huntingdon [14]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Jonathan Peel Unopposed
Conservative hold
General election 1857: Huntingdon [14]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Thomas Baring Unopposed
Conservative Jonathan Peel Unopposed
Registered electors 382
Conservative hold
Conservative hold
General election 1852: Huntingdon [14]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Thomas Baring Unopposed
Conservative Jonathan Peel Unopposed
Registered electors 390
Conservative hold
Conservative hold

Elections in the 1840s

General election 1847: Huntingdon [14]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Thomas Baring Unopposed
Conservative Jonathan Peel Unopposed
Registered electors 373
Conservative hold
Conservative hold
By-election, 22 April 1844: Huntingdon [14]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Thomas Baring Unopposed
Conservative hold
By-election, 14 September 1841: Huntingdon [14]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Frederick Pollock Unopposed
Conservative Jonathan Peel Unopposed
Conservative hold
Conservative hold
General election 1841: Huntingdon [14]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Frederick Pollock Unopposed
Conservative Jonathan Peel Unopposed
Registered electors 416
Conservative hold
Conservative hold

Elections in the 1830s

General election 1837: Huntingdon [14] [13]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Frederick Pollock Unopposed
Conservative Jonathan Peel Unopposed
Registered electors 356
Conservative hold
Conservative hold
General election 1835: Huntingdon [14] [13]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Conservative Frederick Pollock Unopposed
Conservative Jonathan Peel Unopposed
Registered electors 380
Conservative hold
Conservative hold
General election 1832: Huntingdon [14] [13]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Tory Jonathan Peel 17731.115.2
Tory Frederick Pollock 17130.016.3
Whig James Duberley12822.5+19.1
Whig Edward Harvey Maltby [28] 9416.5+12.4
Majority437.534.7
Turnout 28787.8c.+46.7
Registered electors 327
Tory hold Swing 15.5
Tory hold Swing 16.0
General election 1831: Huntingdon [13] [29]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Tory Jonathan Peel 6846.3
Tory Frederick Pollock 6846.3
Whig Samuel Wells64.1
Whig James Duberley53.4
Majority6242.2
Turnout 74c.41.1
Registered electors c.180
Tory hold
Tory hold
General election 1830: Huntingdon [13] [29]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Tory John Calvert Unopposed
Tory James Stuart Unopposed
Whig Samuel Wells
Whig Henry Sweeting
Registered electors c.180
Tory hold
Tory hold

Wells and Sweeting were put forward as candidates, and received "a show of hands of ten to one" against Calvert and Stuart, who had received seven and five respectively. However, the mayor declared Stuart and Calvert as having the majority of legal votes and the seat was not put to a poll. [29]

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, though this was not the case in its first creation
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Blaby
Constituency represented by the Chancellor of the Exchequer
1989–1990
Succeeded by
Kingston-upon-Thames
Preceded by
Finchley
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1990–1997
Succeeded by
Sedgefield
Preceded by
Sedgefield
Constituency represented by the Leader of the Opposition
1997–1997
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