Elmet and Rothwell (UK Parliament constituency)
|Elmet and Rothwell|
|for the House of Commons|
Boundary of Elmet and Rothwell in West Yorkshire.
Location of West Yorkshire within England.
|Electorate||77,994 (December 2010)|
|Major settlements||Rothwell, Garforth, Wetherby|
|Member of Parliament||Alec Shelbrooke (Conservative)|
|Number of members||One|
|Created from||Elmet, Morley and Rothwell|
|European Parliament constituency||Yorkshire and the Humber|
Following its review of parliamentary boundaries in West Yorkshire, the Boundary Commission for England created this constituency for the 2010 election which principally contains the three towns of Garforth, Rothwell and Wetherby.
The constituency is made up of five electoral wards of the City of Leeds:
Members of Parliament
Elections in the 2010s
This new constituency of Elmet and Rothwell was fought for the first time at the 2010 general election.
|General Election 2010: Elmet and Rothwell|
|Liberal Democrat||Stewart Golton||9,109||16.3||-1.0|
Notes and references
- "Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England". 2011 Electorate Figures. Boundary Commission for England. 4 March 2011. Retrieved 13 March 2011.
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "E" (part 2)[self-published source][better source needed]
- "UK > England > Yorkshire & the Humber > Elmet & Rothwell". Election 2010. BBC. 7 May 2010. Retrieved 12 May 2010.