List of Parliamentary constituencies in Devon

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The ceremonial county of Devon, (which includes the unitary authorities of Torbay and Plymouth) is divided into 12 Parliamentary constituencies - 4 Borough constituencies and 8 County constituencies.

Constituencies[edit]

  † Conservative   ‡ Labour   ¤ Liberal Democrat   UKIP   Independent


Constituency[nb 1] Electorate Majority[nb 2] Member of Parliament Nearest opposition Map
Central Devon CC 72,737 21,265   Mel Stride   John Conway
East Devon CC 76,519 12,261   Hugo Swire   Claire Wright
Exeter BC 76,968 7,183   Ben Bradshaw   Dom Morris
Newton Abbot CC 69,928 11,288   Anne-Marie Morris   Richard Younger-Ross
North Devon CC 74,737 6,936   Peter Heaton-Jones   Nick Harvey
Plymouth, Moor View BC 68,246 1,026   Johnny Mercer   Alison Seabeck
Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport BC 73,274 523   Oliver Colvile   Luke Pollard
South West Devon CC 71,035 20,109   Gary Streeter   Chaz Singh
Tiverton and Honiton CC 76,270 20,156   Neil Parish   Graham Smith
Torbay BC 76,350 3,286   Kevin Foster   Adrian Sanders
Torridge and West Devon CC 78,621 18,403   Geoffrey Cox   Derek Sargent
Totnes CC 68,630 18,385   Sarah Wollaston   Justin Haque

Boundaries[edit]

Name 2005 constituencies
  1. East Devon CC
  2. Exeter BC
  3. North Devon CC
  4. Plymouth, Devonport BC
  5. Plymouth, Sutton BC
  6. South West Devon CC
  7. Teignbridge CC
  8. Tiverton and Honiton CC
  9. Torbay BC
  10. Torridge and West Devon CC
  11. Totnes CC
Parliamentary constituencies in Devon in 2005
Proposed name 2010 constituencies
  1. Central Devon CC
  2. East Devon CC
  3. Exeter BC
  4. Newton Abbot CC
  5. North Devon CC
  6. Plymouth, Moor View BC
  7. Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport BC
  8. South West Devon CC
  9. Tiverton and Honiton CC
  10. Torbay BC
  11. Torridge and West Devon CC
  12. Totnes CC
2010 constituencies in Devon

Results[edit]

2005 2010 2015
DevonParliamentaryConstituency2005Results.svg DevonParliamentaryConstituency2010Results.svg Devon 2015 general election results.svg

Historical results by party[edit]

1885 to 1918 (13 MPs)[edit]

Constituency 1885 1886 91 1892 1895 98 99 00 1900 02 04 1906 08 Jan 1910 Dec 1910 11 12 15
Ashburton Seale-Hayne Eve Morrison-Bell Buxton Morrison-Bell -->
Barnstaple Pitt-Lewis --> Billson Gull Soares Baring
Devonport (two MPs) Puleston Morton Lockie J. Benn Jackson
Price Kearley Kinloch-Cooke
Exeter Northcote Vincent Kekewich Duke St Maur Duke
Honiton Kennaway Morrison-Bell
Plymouth (two MPs) Clarke Guest --> Dobson Williams W. Astor
Bates Pearce Harrison Mendl Duke Mallet A. Benn
South Molton Wallop --> Lambert
Tavistock Fortescue --> Luttrell Spear Luttrell Spear
Tiverton Walrond Walrond jnr Carew
Torquay McIver Mallock Philpotts Layland-Barratt Burn -->
Totnes Mildmay --> -->

1918 to 1950 (11 MPs)[edit]

Constituency 1918 19 1922 1923 1924 28 1929 1931 1935 37 42 1945
Barnstaple Rees B. Peto Rees B. Peto R. Dyke Acland --> C. Peto
Exeter Newman --> Reed Maude
Honiton Morrison-Bell Drewe
Plymouth Devonport Kinloch-Cooke Hore-Belisha --> --> Foot
Plymouth Drake A. Benn Moses F. Guest C. Guest Medland
Plymouth Sutton W. Astor N. Astor Middleton
South Molton Lambert --> Drewe Lambert --> Lambert jnr
Tavistock Williams Thornton Kenyon-Slaney Wright Patrick Studholme
Tiverton Carew Sparkes F. Dyke Acland Acland-Troyte Heathcoat-Amory
Torquay Burn Thompson Williams
Totnes Mildmay Harvey Vivian Harvey Rayner

1950 to 1983 (10 MPs)[edit]

Constituency 1950 1951 1955 55 58 1959 60 1964 1966 67 1970 Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979 81
Devon North C. Peto Lindsay Thorpe Speller
Exeter Maude Dudley-Williams Dunwoody Hannam
Honiton Drewe Mathew Emery
Plymouth Devonport Foot Vickers Owen -->
Plymouth Drake Fookes
Plymouth Sutton Middleton J. Astor Fraser Owen Clark
Tavistock Studholme Heseltine
Tiverton Heathcoat-Amory Maxwell-Hyslop
Torquay (1950-74) / Torbay (1974-83) Williams Bennett
Torrington (1950-74) / Devon W (1974-83) Lambert jnr Bonham-Carter Browne Mills
Totnes Rayner Mawby

1983 to present[edit]

Constituency 1983 1987 90 1992 95 1997 2001 2005 2010 2015
Plymouth Drake Fookes
Honiton / East Devon (1997) Emery Swire
Exeter Hannam Bradshaw
Plymouth Devonport / Plymouth Moor View (2010) Owen --> Jamieson Seabeck Mercer
Plymouth Sutton / Plymouth Sutton and Devonport (2010) Clark Streeter Gilroy Colvile
Teignbridge / Newton Abbot (2010) Nicholls Younger-Ross Morris
Torbay Bennett Allason Sanders Foster
Devon North Speller Harvey Heaton-Jones
Devon West and Torridge Mills Nicholson --> Burnett Cox
South Hams / Totnes (1997) Steen Wollaston
Tiverton (1983-97) / & Honiton (1997) Maxwell-Hyslop Browning Parish
South West Devon Streeter
Central Devon Stride

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.

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