List of Parliamentary constituencies in the West Midlands (county)

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At the 1997, 2001 and 2005 elections, the ceremonial county of West Midlands, England was divided into 29 Parliamentary constituencies. All are Borough constituencies except for Meriden county constituency.

Name Former boundaries Name
  1. Aldridge-Brownhills BC
  2. Birmingham, Edgbaston BC
  3. Birmingham, Erdington BC
  4. Birmingham, Hall Green BC
  5. Birmingham, Hodge Hill BC
  6. Birmingham, Ladywood BC
  7. Birmingham, Northfield BC
  8. Birmingham, Perry Barr BC
  9. Birmingham, Selly Oak BC
  10. Birmingham, Sparkbrook
    and Small Heath BC
  11. Birmingham, Yardley BC
  12. Coventry North East BC
  13. Coventry North West BC
  14. Coventry South BC
Parliamentary constituencies in West Midlands
  1. Dudley North BC
  2. Dudley South BC
  3. Halesowen and Rowley Regis BC
  4. Meriden CC
  5. Solihull BC
  6. Stourbridge BC
  7. Sutton Coldfield BC
  8. Walsall North BC
  9. Walsall South BC
  10. Warley BC
  11. West Bromwich East BC
  12. West Bromwich West BC
  13. Wolverhampton North East BC
  14. Wolverhampton South East BC
  15. Wolverhampton South West BC

The Boundary Commission for England recommended that the county should in future be divided into 28 constituencies. After public inquiry, revised proposals were issued in July 2005. The new constituencies were implemented at the United Kingdom general election, 2010.

Name Current boundaries Name
  1. Aldridge-Brownhills BC
  2. Birmingham, Edgbaston BC
  3. Birmingham, Erdington BC
  4. Birmingham, Hall Green BC
  5. Birmingham, Hodge Hill BC
  6. Birmingham, Ladywood BC
  7. Birmingham, Northfield BC
  8. Birmingham, Perry Barr BC
  9. Birmingham, Selly Oak BC
  10. Birmingham, Yardley BC
  11. Coventry North East BC
  12. Coventry North West BC
  13. Coventry South BC
  14. Dudley North BC
Proposed Parliamentary constituencies in West Midlands
  1. Dudley South BC
  2. Halesowen and Rowley Regis BC
  3. Meriden CC
  4. Solihull BC
  5. Stourbridge BC
  6. Sutton Coldfield BC
  7. Walsall North BC
  8. Walsall South BC
  9. Warley BC
  10. West Bromwich East BC
  11. West Bromwich West BC
  12. Wolverhampton North East BC
  13. Wolverhampton South East BC
  14. Wolverhampton South West BC

Results[edit]

      † Conservative       ‡ Labour       ¤ Liberal Democrat       ¤ Respect

Constituency[nb 1] Electorate Majority[nb 2] Member of Parliament Nearest opposition Electoral wards[1][2] Map
Aldridge-Brownhills BC 58,695 15,256 Richard Shepherd¤   Ashiq Hussain†
Birmingham, Edgbaston BC 71,523 1,274   Gisela Stuart Dierdre Alden
Birmingham, Erdington BC 67,357 3,277   Jack Dromey Robert Alden
Birmingham, Hall Green BC 74,814 3,799   Roger Godsiff Salma Yaqoob
Birmingham, Hodge Hill BC 75,563 10,302   Liam Byrne   Tariq Khan
Birmingham, Ladywood BC 65,061 10,105   Shabana Mahmood   Ayoub Khan
Birmingham, Northfield BC 73,731 2,782   Richard Burden   Keely Huxtable
Birmingham, Perry Barr BC 72,968 11,908   Khalid Mahmood   Karen Hamilton
Birmingham, Selly Oak BC 74,283 3,482   Steve McCabe   Nigel Dawkins
Birmingham, Yardley BC 73,864 3,002   John Hemming   Lynnette Kelly
Coventry North East BC 76,185 11,775   Bob Ainsworth   Hazel Noonan
Coventry North West BC 73,595 6,288   Geoffrey Robinson   Gary Ridley
Coventry South BC 72,903 3,845   Jim Cunningham   Kevin Foster
Dudley North BC 60,992 649   Ian Austin   Graeme Brown
Dudley South BC 60,844 3,856   Chris Kelly   Rachel Harris
Halesowen and Rowley Regis BC 66,579 2,023   James Morris   Sue Hayman
Meriden CC 78,714 16,253   Caroline Spelman   Ed Williams
Solihull BC 75,988 175   Lorely Burt   Maggie Throup
Stourbridge BC 68,590 5,164   Margot James   Lynda Waltho
Sutton Coldfield BC 72,019 17,005   Andrew Mitchell   Robert Pocock
Walsall North BC 66,287 990   David Winnick   Helyn Clack
Walsall South BC 64,995 1,755   Valerie Vaz   Richard Hunt
Warley BC 64,695 10,756   John Spellar   Jas Parmer
West Bromwich East BC 64,538 6,696   Tom Watson   Alistair Thompson
West Bromwich West BC 62,899 5,651   Adrian Bailey   Andrew Hardie
Wolverhampton North East BC 62,778 2,484   Emma Reynolds   Julie Rook
Wolverhampton South East BC 64,015 6,593   Pat McFadden   Ken Wood
Wolverhampton South West BC 63,641 691   Paul Uppal   Rob Marris
2005 2010
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References[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.