List of Parliamentary constituencies in West Yorkshire

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

2010 constituencies[edit]

      † Conservative       ‡ Labour       ¤ Liberal Democrat

(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 77,472 4,406 Mike Wood Janice Small
A medium-sized constituency located in the centre of the county.
Bradford East BC 70,863 365 David Ward Terry Rooney
A medium-sized constituency located in the south east of the county.
Bradford South BC 67,201 4,622 Gerry Sutcliffe Matthew Palmer
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* 69,967 10,140 George Galloway Imran Hussain¤
A medium-to-large constituency, located in the southeast of the county.
Calder Valley CC 75,379 6,431 Craig Whittaker Steph Booth†
A small constituency, located in the centre of the county, to the east of two other small constituencies.
Colne Valley CC 78,355 4,837 Jason McCartney Nicola Turner¤
A small constituency, located in the centre of the county to the south of two equally small constituencies.
Dewsbury CC 76,886 1,526 Simon Reevell Shahid Malik
A small constituency, situated in the centre of the county to the west of two similarly-sized constituencies.
Elmet and Rothwell CC 76,580 4,521 Alec Shelbrooke James Lewis†
A small-to-medium sized constituency in the north of the county.
Halifax BC 70,978 1,472 Linda Riordan Philip Alott
A medium sized constituency situated in the north west of the county.
Hemsworth CC 71,988 9,844 Jon Trickett Ann Myatt
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 66,275 4,472   Barry Sheerman   Karen Tweed
A large constituency in the south of the county.
Keighley CC 68,652 2,940 Kris Hopkins Jane Thomas†
A small constituency, situated in the centre of the county to the west of two similarly-sized constituencies.
Leeds Central BC 78,941 10,645 Hilary Benn Michael Taylor†
A small-to-medium sized constituency in the north of the county.
Leeds East BC 67,571 10,293 George Mudie Barry Anderson
A medium sized constituency situated in the north west of the county.
Leeds North East BC 66,930 4,545 Fabian Hamilton Matthew Lobley
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 66,466 9,103   Greg Mulholland   Julia Mulligan
A large constituency in the south of the county.
Leeds West BC 67,629 7,016   Rachel Reeves   Ruth Coleman
A large constituency in the south of the county.
Morley and Outwood CC 69,583 1,101 Ed Balls Antony Calvert†
A small-to-medium sized constituency in the north of the county.
Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford CC 78,641 10,979 Yvette Cooper Nick Pickles
A medium sized constituency situated in the north west of the county.
Pudsey BC 68,150 1,659 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 69,427 9,944   Philip Davies   Susan Hinchcliffe
A large constituency in the south of the county.
Wakefield CC 71,347 1,613   Mary Creagh   Alex Story
A large constituency in the south of the county.

Results[edit]

2005 2010
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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]

  1. ^ Boundary Commission for England pp. 677–689.
  2. ^ "The Parliamentary Constituencies (England) Order 2007". Office of Public Sector Information. Crown copyright. 13 June 2007. Retrieved 7 November 2009. 
  3. ^ Boundary Commission for England pp. 1004–1007

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