List of Parliamentary constituencies and Members of Parliament in Greater Manchester

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The ceremonial and metropolitan county of Greater Manchester is divided into 27 Parliamentary constituencies - 16 Borough constituencies and 11 County constituencies.

Constituencies[edit]

      † Conservative       ‡ Labour       ¤ Liberal Democrat       UKIP


Constituency[nb 1] Electorate Majority[nb 2] Member of Parliament Nearest opposition Map
Altrincham and Sale West BC 69,605 11,595   Graham Brady   Jane Brophy
Ashton-under-Lyne BC 67,334 9,094   David Heyes   Seema Kennedy
Blackley and Broughton BC 65,982 12,303   Graham Stringer   James Edsberg
Bolton North East BC 71,024 4,084   David Crausby   Deborah Dunleavy
Bolton South East BC 73,348 8,634   Yasmin Qureshi   Andy Morgan
Bolton West CC 68,575 92   Julie Hilling   Susan Williams
Bury North BC 65,440 2,243   David Nuttall   Maryam Khan
Bury South BC 73,212 3,292   Ivan Lewis   Michelle Wiseman
Cheadle BC 72,933 3,272   Mark Hunter   Ben Jeffreys
Denton and Reddish BC 65,855 9,831   Andrew Gwynne   Julie Searle
Hazel Grove CC 63,519 6,371   Andrew Stunell   Annesley Abercorn
Heywood and Middleton CC 78,036 5,971   Jim Dobbin   Mike Holly
Leigh CC 74,231 12,011   Andy Burnham   Shazia Awan
Makerfield CC 72,903 12,490   Yvonne Fovargue   Irtat Ali
Manchester, Central BC* 89,519 9,936   Lucy Powell   Marc Ramsbottom
Manchester, Gorton BC 70,845 6,703   Sir Gerald Kaufman   Qassim Afzal
Manchester, Withington BC 69,187 1,894   John Leech   Lucy Powell
Oldham East and Saddleworth CC* 72,249 3,558   Debbie Abrahams   Elwyn Watkins
Oldham West and Royton CC 70,947 9,352   Michael Meacher   Kamran Ghafoor
Rochdale CC 73,807 889   Simon Danczuk   Paul Rowen
Salford and Eccles BC 75,483 5,725   Hazel Blears   Norman Owen
Stalybridge and Hyde CC 69,037 2,744   Jonathan Reynolds   Rob Adlard
Stockport BC 63,525 6,784   Ann Coffey   Stephen Holland
Stretford and Urmston BC 70,091 8,935   Kate Green   Alex Williams
Wigan CC 75,564 10,487   Lisa Nandy   Michael Winstanley
Worsley and Eccles South CC 72,473 4,337   Barbara Keeley   Iain Lindley
Wythenshawe and Sale East BC* 79,923 7,575   Mike Kane   John Bickley

Boundary changes[edit]

The Boundary Commission for England recommended that the county should be divided into 27 constituencies for implementation at the 2010 general election.

Former name Former boundaries Former name
  1. Altrincham and Sale West BC
  2. Ashton under Lyne BC
  3. Bolton North East BC
  4. Bolton South East BC
  5. Bolton West CC
  6. Bury North BC
  7. Bury South BC
  8. Cheadle BC
  9. Denton and Reddish BC
  10. Eccles BC
  11. Hazel Grove CC
  12. Heywood and Middleton CC
  13. Leigh CC
  14. Makerfield CC
Former parliamentary constituencies in Greater Manchester
  1. Manchester, Blackley BC
  2. Manchester Central BC
  3. Manchester, Gorton BC
  4. Manchester, Withington BC
  5. Oldham East and Saddleworth CC
  6. Oldham West and Royton BC
  7. Rochdale CC
  8. Salford BC
  9. Stalybridge and Hyde CC
  10. Stockport BC
  11. Stretford and Urmston BC
  12. Wigan CC
  13. Worsley CC
  14. Wythenshawe and Sale East BC

The constituencies were allocated to boroughs or groups of boroughs as follows:

Current name Current boundaries Current name
  1. Altrincham and Sale West BC
  2. Ashton-under-Lyne BC
  3. Blackley and Broughton BC
  4. Bolton North East BC
  5. Bolton South East BC
  6. Bolton West CC
  7. Bury North BC
  8. Bury South BC
  9. Cheadle BC
  10. Denton and Reddish BC
  11. Hazel Grove CC
  12. Heywood and Middleton CC
  13. Leigh CC
  14. Makerfield CC
Current parliamentary constituencies in Greater Manchester
  1. Manchester Central BC
  2. Manchester, Gorton BC
  3. Manchester, Withington BC
  4. Oldham East and Saddleworth CC
  5. Oldham West and Royton CC
  6. Rochdale CC
  7. Salford and Eccles BC
  8. Stalybridge and Hyde CC
  9. Stockport BC
  10. Stretford and Urmston BC
  11. Wigan CC
  12. Worsley and Eccles South CC
  13. Wythenshawe and Sale East BC

Results[edit]

2005 2010
GreaterManchesterParliamentaryConstituency2005Results.svg GreaterManchesterParliamentaryConstituency2010Results.svg

List of MPs[edit]

Notes[edit]

  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[edit]