List of Parliamentary constituencies in Lancashire

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The ceremonial county of Lancashire, which includes the unitary authorities of Blackburn with Darwen and Blackpool, is divided into sixteen Parliamentary constituencies - eight Borough constituencies and eight County constituencies.

Constituencies[edit]

      † Conservative       ‡ Labour       ¤ Liberal Democrat


Constituency[nb 1] Electorate Majority[nb 2] Member of Parliament Nearest opposition Map
Blackburn BC 73,010 9,856   Jack Straw   Michael Law-Riding
Blackpool North and Cleveleys BC 65,499 2,150   Paul Maynard   Penny Martin
Blackpool South BC 64,002 1,851   Gordon Marsden   Ron Bell
Burnley BC 67,256 1,818   Gordon Birtwistle   Julie Cooper
Chorley CC 68,899 2,593   Lindsay Hoyle   Alan Cullens
Fylde CC 62,745 13,185   Mark Menzies   Bill Winlow
Hyndburn BC 68,030 3,090   Graham Jones   Karen Buckley
Lancaster and Fleetwood CC 63,849 333   Eric Ollerenshaw   Clive Grunshaw
Morecambe and Lunesdale CC 67,514 866   David Morris   Geraldine Smith
Pendle BC 63,347 3,585   Andrew Stephenson   Gordon Prentice
Preston BC 63,558 7,733   Mark Hendrick   Mark Jewell
Ribble Valley CC 71,997 14,769   Nigel Evans   Paul Foster
Rossendale and Darwen BC 70,698 4,493   Jake Berry   Janet Anderson
South Ribble CC 71,730 5,554   Lorraine Fullbrook   David Borrow
West Lancashire CC 73,739 4,343   Rosie Cooper   Adrian Owens
Wyre and Preston North CC 68,812 15,844   Ben Wallace   Danny Gallagher

2010 Boundary changes[edit]

Before the United Kingdom general election, 2010, the Boundary Commission for England recommended that the county be divided into 16 constituencies, with a new constituency of Wyre and Preston North CC and boundaries altered and seats renamed to fit.

Name Boundaries before 2010
  1. Blackburn BC
  2. Blackpool North and Fleetwood BC
  3. Blackpool South BC
  4. Burnley BC
  5. Chorley CC
  6. Fylde CC
  7. Hyndburn BC
  8. Lancaster and Wyre CC
  9. Morecambe and Lunesdale CC
  10. Pendle BC
  11. Preston BC
  12. Ribble Valley CC
  13. Rossendale and Darwen BC
  14. South Ribble CC
  15. West Lancashire CC
Parliamentary constituencies in Lancashire
Name Boundaries since 2010
  1. Blackburn BC
  2. Blackpool North and Cleveleys BC
  3. Blackpool South BC
  4. Burnley BC
  5. Chorley CC
  6. Fylde CC
  7. Hyndburn BC
  8. Lancaster and Fleetwood CC
  9. Morecambe and Lunesdale CC
  10. Pendle BC
  11. Preston BC
  12. Ribble Valley CC
  13. Rossendale and Darwen BC
  14. South Ribble CC
  15. West Lancashire CC
  16. Wyre and Preston North CC
Proposed Revised constituencies in Lancashire

Results[edit]

2005 2010
LancashireParliamentaryConstituency2005Results.svg LancashireParliamentaryConstituency2010Results.svg

See also[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]