|Hereford and South Herefordshire|
for the House of Commons
|Electorate||71,352 (December 2010)|
|Member of Parliament||Jesse Norman (Conservative Party (UK))|
|Created from||Hereford, Leominster|
Hereford and South Herefordshire (/ , - / ... HERR-if-ərd ... HERR-if-ərd-sheer, -shər) is a constituency[n 1] of the House of Commons of the UK Parliament. It comprises the city of Hereford and most of south Herefordshire and is currently represented by Jesse Norman of the Conservative Party.[n 2]
The seat is centred on Hereford and is mostly rural on the border with Wales. Fruit production including for ciders remains a significant sector. Residents' wealth and health are around average for the UK.
Members of Parliament
|2010||constituency replaced Hereford|
Following a review of parliamentary representation in Herefordshire by the Boundary Commission for England, which took effect at the 2010 general election, the county was allocated two seats. The Hereford and South Herefordshire constituency largely replaced the former Hereford seat, with the remainder of the county covered by the North Herefordshire seat. As well as the city of Hereford, the seat contains the settlements of Golden Valley, Pontrilas and Ross-on-Wye.
The constituency is formed from the following electoral wards in the Herefordshire Council authority area:
- Aylestone Hill, Belmont Rural, Birch, Bobblestock, Central, College, Dinedor Hill, Eign Hill, Golden Valley North, Golden Valley South, Greyfriars, Hinton and Hunderton, Holmer, Kerne Bridge, Kings Acre, Llangarron, Newton Farm, Penyard, Red Hill, Ross East, Ross North, Ross West, Saxon Gate, Stoney Street, Tupsley, Whitecross, Widemarsh and Wormside.
Elections in the 2010s
|Liberal Democrats||Lucy Hurds||6,181||12.5||5.5|
|Liberal Democrats||Lucy Hurds||3,556||7.0||3.6|
|Liberal Democrats||Lucy Hurds||5,002||10.6||30.5|
|Liberal Democrats||Sarah Carr||19,885||41.1||2.3|
|Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats||Swing||3.8|
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