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List of Parliamentary constituencies in West Yorkshire

The English ceremonial county of West Yorkshire is divided into 22 parliamentary constituencies: 12 borough constituencies and 10 county constituencies.

Contents

  • 2015 constituencies 1
  • Results 2
  • 1997-2010 constituencies 3
  • Notes 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

2015 constituencies

      †Conservative       ‡Labour       ¤Liberal Democrat       Respect Party       UK Independence Party

(part) signifies that only part of a ward is located in the constituency.
Name[nb 1] Electorate[1] Majority[nb 2] Member of Parliament Nearest opposition Electoral wards[2][3] Map
Batley and Spen CC 78,373 6,057 Jo Cox Imtiaz Ameen†
A medium-sized constituency located in the centre of the county.
Bradford East BC 66,123 7,084 Imran Hussain David Ward¤
A medium-sized constituency located in the south east of the county.
Bradford South BC 63,669 6,450 Judith Cummins Tanya Graham†
A medium-sized constituency, located to the north of the centre of the county. It is entirely bounded by other constituencies in the county.
Bradford West BC 63,371 11,420 Naseem Shah George Galloway
A medium-to-large constituency, located in the southeast of the county.
Calder Valley CC 77,754 4,427 Craig Whittaker Joshua Fenton-Glynn‡
A small constituency, located in the centre of the county, to the east of two other small constituencies.
Colne Valley CC 82,510 5,378 Jason McCartney Jane East‡
A small constituency, located in the centre of the county to the south of two equally small constituencies.
Dewsbury CC 79,765 1,451 Paula Sherriff Simon Reevell
A small constituency, situated in the centre of the county to the west of two similarly-sized constituencies.
Elmet and Rothwell CC 79,143 8,490 Alec Shelbrooke Veronica King‡
A small-to-medium sized constituency in the north of the county.
Halifax BC 70,462 428 Holly Lynch Philip Allott†
A medium sized constituency situated in the north west of the county.
Hemsworth CC 72,714 12,078 Jon Trickett Chris Pearson†
A very large constituency. It consists of the eastern portion of the county. It also includes the entirety of a second, smaller county, located to the east of the larger county.
Huddersfield BC 65,265 7,345   Barry Sheerman   Itrat Ali†
A large constituency in the south of the county.
Keighley CC 68,864 3,053 Kris Hopkins John Grogan
A small constituency, situated in the centre of the county to the west of two similarly-sized constituencies.
Leeds Central BC 81,799 16,967 Hilary Benn Nicola Wilson†
A small-to-medium sized constituency in the north of the county.
Leeds East BC 64,754 12,533 Richard Burgon Ryan Stephenson†
A medium sized constituency situated in the north west of the county.
Leeds North East BC 69,097 7,250 Fabian Hamilton Simon Wilson†
A very large constituency. It consists of the eastern portion of the county. It also includes the entirety of a second, smaller county, located to the east of the larger county.
Leeds North West BC 61,974 2,907   Greg Mulholland¤ Alex Sobel‡
A large constituency in the south of the county.
Leeds West BC 64,950 10,727   Rachel Reeves Alex Pierre-Traves†
A large constituency in the south of the county.
Morley and Outwood CC 75,820 422 Andrea Jenkyns Ed Balls
A small-to-medium sized constituency in the north of the county.
Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford CC 82,592 15,428 Yvette Cooper Nathan Garbutt
A medium sized constituency situated in the north west of the county.
Pudsey BC 70,533 4,501 Stuart Andrew Jamie Hanley
A very large constituency. It consists of the eastern portion of the county. It also includes the entirety of a second, smaller county, located to the east of the larger county.
Shipley CC 70,465 9,624   Philip Davies   Steve Clapcote‡
A large constituency in the south of the county.
Wakefield CC 70,521 2,613   Mary Creagh   Antony Calvert†
A large constituency in the south of the county.

Results

2005 2010 2015

1997-2010 constituencies

  1. Batley and Spen BC
  2. Bradford North BC
  3. Bradford South BC
  4. Bradford West BC
  5. Calder Valley CC
  6. Colne Valley CC
  7. Dewsbury CC
  8. Elmet CC
  9. Halifax BC
  10. Hemsworth CC
  11. Huddersfield BC
  12. Keighley CC
  13. Leeds Central BC
  14. Leeds East BC
  15. Leeds North East BC
  16. Leeds North West BC
  17. Leeds West BC
  18. Morley and Rothwell BC
  19. Normanton CC
  20. Pontefract and Castleford CC
  21. Pudsey BC
  22. Shipley CC
  23. Wakefield CC

Notes

  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.

References

  1. ^ "2015 Electorates". 
  2. ^ "The Parliamentary Constituencies (England) Order 2007".  
  3. ^ Boundary Commission for England pp. 1004–1007

External links

  • Boundary Commission for England: West Yorkshire Boroughs
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