Cleveland, England no longer exists as a county council, nor is it a ceremonial county, but the name Cleveland continues to be used unofficially as a term to describe the area covered by the former county of the same name . The constituency boundaries used up to the United Kingdom general election, 2005 were drawn up when it was a county. The area is divided into 6 Parliamentary constituencies – 5 Borough constituencies and 1 County constituency.
Constituencies [ edit ]
† Conservative ‡ Labour ¤ Liberal Democrat UKIP
[nb 1] Electorate
[nb 2] Member of Parliament
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Hartlepool BC 69,516
Hartlepool Borough Council: Brus, Burn Valley, Dyke House, Elwick, Fens, Foggy Furze, Grange, Greatham, Hart, Owton, Park, Rift House, Rossmere, St Hilda, Seaton, Stranton, Throston.
Middlesbrough BC 61,873
Middlesbrough Borough Council: Acklam, Ayresome, Beckfield, Beechwood, Brookfield, Clairville, Gresham, Kader, Linthorpe, Middlehaven, North Ormesby and Brambles Farm, Pallister, Park, Thorntree, University.
Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland CC 71,154
Middlesbrough Borough Council: Coulby Newham, Hemlington, Ladgate, Marton, Marton West, Nunthorpe, Park End, Stainton and Thornton. Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council: Brotton, Guisborough, Hutton, Lockwood, Loftus, Saltburn, Skelton, Westworth.
Redcar BC 64,826
Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council: Coatham, Dormanstown, Eston, Grangetown, Kirkleatham, Longbeck, Newcomen, Normanby, Ormesby, St Germain’s, South Bank, Teesville, West Dyke, Zetland.
Stockton North BC 66,126
Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council: Billingham Central, Billingham East, Billingham North, Billingham South, Billingham West, Hardwick, Newtown, Northern Parishes, Norton North, Norton South, Norton West, Roseworth, Stockton Town Centre, Western Parishes.
Stockton South BC 75,109
Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council: Bishopsgarth and Elm Tree, Eaglescliffe, Fairfield, Grangefield, Hartburn, Ingleby Barwick East, Ingleby Barwick West, Mandale and Victoria, Parkfield and Oxbridge, Stainsby Hill, Village, Yarm.
Boundary changes [ edit ]
Boundary Commission for England proposed retaining these 6 constituencies, with changes to realign constituency boundaries with the boundaries of current local government wards, and to reduce the electoral disparity between constituencies. These changes were implemented at the United Kingdom general election, 2010.
Results [ edit ]
The total number of votes cast for political parties and independent candidates who fielded candidates in the 2010 general elections within Cleveland was as follows;
Historical representation by party [ edit ]
Conservative Labour Liberal Democrats Social Democratic
^ BC denotes borough constituency, CC denotes county constituency.
^ The majority is the number of votes the winning candidate receives more than their nearest rival.
References [ edit ]