Camborne and Redruth (UK Parliament constituency)
|Camborne and Redruth|
|for the House of Commons|
Boundary of Camborne and Redruth in Cornwall.
Location of Cornwall within England.
|Electorate||64,798 (December 2010)|
|Member of Parliament||George Eustice (Conservative)|
|Number of members||One|
|Created from||Falmouth and Camborne|
|European Parliament constituency||South West England|
The constituency was created for the 2010 general election, following a review of parliamentary representation in Cornwall by the Boundary Commission, which increased the number of seats in the county from five to six., primarily as the successor to Falmouth and Camborne.
In addition to the towns of Camborne and Redruth, which were both previously in the Falmouth and Camborne seat, this seat has the village of Mount Hawke from the former Truro and St Austell seat and the western town of Hayle, transferred from the St Ives constituency.
- Mount Hawke[n 4]
- Camborne North, Camborne South, Camborne West, Constantine, Gweek and Mawnan, Illogan North, Illogan South, Mabe and Budock, Redruth North, Redruth South, St Day, Lanner and Carharrack, Stithians, Wendron[n 5]
- Gwinear, Gwithian and Hayle East, Hayle North, Hayle South[n 6]
Members of Parliament
Elections in the 2010s
|General election 2010: Camborne and Redruth|
|Liberal Democrat||Julia Goldsworthy*||15,903||37.4||+1.6|
|Mebyon Kernow||Loveday Jenkin||775||1.8||+0.9|
|Socialist Labour||Robert Hawkins||168||0.4||+0.4|
|Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat||Swing||+5.2|
- * Served as the MP for Falmouth and Camborne from 2005, until its abolition in 2010
Notes and references
- A county constituency (for the purposes of election expenses and type of returning officer)
- 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.
- From the former districts of Kerrier, Penwith and Carrick,
- From Carrick
- From Kerrier
- From Penwith
- "Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England". 2011 Electorate Figures. Boundary Commission for England. 4 March 2011. Retrieved 13 March 2011.
- "Final recommendations for Parliamentary constituencies in the county of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly". Boundary Commission for England. 9 January 2005. Retrieved 1 January 2010.[dead link]
- 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
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "C" (part 1)[self-published source][better source needed]
- Lavery, Kevin (20 April 2010). "Camborne and Redruth statement of persons nominated and notice of poll" (PDF). Acting Returning Officer, Cornwall Council. Retrieved 20 April 2010.
- General Election 2010 - Camborne & Redruth BBC News