Richmond and Barnes was a parliamentary constituency in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, a south-western suburb of the capital. It returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The constituency was created in 1983 and abolished in 1997.
History [ edit ]
Richmond and Barnes was represented for its entire 14-year existence by
Jeremy Hanley of the Conservative Party. Hanley's main opponent was Alan Watson of the SDP–Liberal Alliance, who narrowly failed to win the seat in the 1983 and 1987 elections.
Boundaries [ edit ]
The constituency consisted of the northern part of the
London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, being centred on the districts of Richmond and Barnes. It largely replaced the former Richmond (Surrey) constituency in 1983, and was largely replaced by the Richmond Park constituency in 1997.
For its entire existence it consisted of nine electoral wards of the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames: Barnes; East Sheen; East Twickenham; Ham and Petersham; Kew; Mortlake; Palewell; Richmond Hill; and Richmond Town.
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Elections [ edit ]
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and river services
Rivers and streams
Islands in the River Thames
Parks, open spaces
and nature reserves
Other annual events
Breweries and pubs
and music venues
Film and recording studios
Media and publishing
Historical royal palaces
Cemeteries, crematoria and memorials