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List of Parliamentary constituencies in West Sussex

The county of West Sussex is divided into 8 Parliamentary constituencies - 2 Borough constituencies and 6 County constituencies.


      † Conservative       ‡ Labour       ¤ Liberal Democrat

Constituency[nb 1] Electorate Majority[nb 2] Member of Parliament Nearest opposition Electoral wards[1][2] Map
Arundel and South Downs CC 71,203 16,691   Nick Herbert   Derek Deedman Arun: Angmering, Arundel, Barnham, Findon, Walberton
Chichester: Bury, Petworth, Wisborough Green
Horsham: Bramber, Upper Beeding & Woodmancote, Chanctonbury, Chantry, Cowfold, Shermanbury & West Grinstead, Henfield, Pulborough & Coldwaltham, Steyning
Mid Sussex: Hassocks, Hurstpierpoint & Downs
Bognor Regis and Littlehampton CC 71,328 13,063   Nick Gibb   Simon McDougall Arun: Aldwick East, Aldwick West, Beach, Bersted, Brookfield, Felpham East, Felpham West, Ham, Hotham, Marine, Middleton-on-Sea, Orchard, Pagham & Rose Green, Pevensey, River, Wick with Toddington, Yapton
Chichester CC 75,499 15,877   Andrew Tyrie   Martin Lury Chichester: Bosham, Boxgrove, Chichester East, Chichester North, Chichester South, Chichester West, Donnington, Easebourne, East Wittering, Fernhurst, Fishbourne, Funtington, Harting, Lavant, Midhurst, North Mundham, Plaistow, Rogate, Selsey North, Selsey South, Sidlesham, Southbourne, Stedham, Tangmere, West Wittering, Westbourne
Crawley BC 71,789 5,928   Henry Smith   Chris Oxlade Crawley: Bewbush, Broadfield North, Broadfield South, Furnace Green, Gossops Green, Ifield, Langley Green, Maidenbower, Northgate, Pound Hill North, Pound Hill South & Worth, Southgate, Three Bridges, Tilgate, West Green
East Worthing and Shoreham CC 71,760 11,105   Tim Loughton   James Doyle Adur: Buckingham, Churchill, Cokeland, Eastbrook, Hillside, Manor, Marine, Mash Barn, Peverel, St Mary's, St Nicolas, Southlands, Southwick Green, Widewater
Worthing: Broadwater, Gaisford, Offington, Selden
Horsham CC 72,277 11,460   Francis Maude   Godfrey Newman Horsham: Billingshurst & Shipley, Broadbridge Heath, Denne, Forest, Holbrook East, Holbrook West, Horsham Park, Itchingfield, Slinfold & Warnham, Nuthurst, Roffey North, Roffey South, Rudgwick, Rusper & Colgate, Southwater, Trafalgar
Mid Sussex: Ardingly & Balcombe, Copthorne & Worth, Crawley Down & Turners Hill
Mid Sussex CC 73,822 7,402   Nicholas Soames   Serena Tierney Mid Sussex: Ashurst Wood, Bolney, Burgess Hill Dunstall, Burgess Hill Franklands, Burgess Hill Leylands, Burgess Hill Meeds, Burgess Hill St Andrews, Burgess Hill Victoria, Cuckfield, East Grinstead Ashplats, East Grinstead Baldwins, East Grinstead Herontye, East Grinstead Imberhorne, East Grinstead Town, Haywards Heath Ashenground, Haywards Heath Bentswood, Hayward Heath Franklands, Haywards Heath Heath, Haywards Heath Lucastes, High Weald, Lindfield
Worthing West BC 72,585 11,729   Peter Bottomley   Hazel Thorpe Arun: East Preston with Kingston, Ferring, Rustington East, Rustington West
Worthing: Castle, Central, Durrington, Goring, Heene, Marine, Northbrook, Salvington, Tarring

Boundary changes

Name Previous boundaries Current boundaries
  1. Arundel and South Downs CC
  2. Bognor Regis and Littlehampton CC
  3. Chichester CC
  4. Crawley BC
  5. East Worthing and Shoreham CC
  6. Horsham CC
  7. Mid Sussex CC
  8. Worthing West BC
Parliamentary constituencies in West Sussex
Proposed Revision

Historic List of Constituencies in West Sussex

Used from 1983 to 1997

Used from 1974 to 1983

Used from 1950 to 1974


The Local Government Act 1972 moved the District of Mid Sussex into West Sussex from East Sussex. This change was put into effect in the Parliamentary constituency boundaries for the 1983 boundary changes.


2005 2010


  1. ^ BC denotes borough constituency, CC denotes county constituency.
  2. ^ The majority is the number of votes the winning candidate receives more than their nearest rival.


  1. ^ "The Parliamentary Constituencies (England) Order 2007, page 4".  
  2. ^ Boundary Commission for England pp. 1004–1007
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