List of Parliamentary constituencies in East Sussex
|Constituency[nb 1]||Electorate||Majority[nb 2]||Member of Parliament||Nearest opposition||Electoral wards||Map|
|Bexhill and Battle CC||81,331||22,165||Huw Merriman†||Christine Bayliss‡||Rother District Council: Battle Town, Central, Collington, Crowhurst, Darwell, Ewhurst and Sedlescombe, Kewhurst, Old Town, Rother Levels, Sackville, St Marks, St Michaels, St Stephens, Salehurst, Sidley, Ticehurst and Etchingham. Wealden District Council: Cross In Hand/Five Ashes, Heathfield East, Heathfield North and Central, Herstmonceux, Ninfield and Hooe with Wartling, Pevensey and Westham.|
|Brighton, Kemptown BC||67,893||9,868||Lloyd Russell-Moyle‡||Simon Kirby†||Brighton and Hove City Council: East Brighton, Moulsecoomb and Bevendean, Queen’s Park, Rottingdean Coastal, Woodingdean. Lewes District Council: East Saltdean and Telscombe Cliffs, Peacehaven East, Peacehaven North, Peacehaven West.|
|Brighton, Pavilion BC||75,486||14,699||Caroline Lucas♣||Solomon Curtis‡||Brighton and Hove City Council: Hanover and Elm Grove, Hollingbury and Stanmer, Patcham, Preston Park, Regency, St Peter’s and North Laine, Withdean.|
|Eastbourne BC||78,754||1,609||Stephen Lloyd¤||Caroline Ansell†||Eastbourne Borough Council: Devonshire, Hampden Park, Langney, Meads, Old Town, Ratton, St Anthony’s, Sovereign, Upperton; Wealden District Council: Willingdon|
|Hastings and Rye CC||78,319||346||Amber Rudd†||Peter Chowney‡||Hastings Borough Council: Ashdown, Baird, Braybrooke, Castle, Central St Leonards, Conquest, Gensing, Hollington, Maze Hill, Old Hastings, Ore, St Helens, Silverhill, Tressell, West St Leonards, Wishing Tree. Rother District Council: Brede Valley, Eastern Rother, Marsham, Rye.|
|Hove BC||74,236||18,757||Peter Kyle‡||Kristy Adams†||Brighton and Hove City Council: Brunswick and Adelaide, Central Hove, Goldsmid, Hangleton and Knoll, North Portslade, South Portslade, Stanford, Westbourne, Wish.|
|Lewes CC||70,941||5,508||Maria Caulfield†||Kelly-Marie Blundell¤||Lewes District Council: Barcombe and Hamsey, Chailey and Wivelsfield, Ditchling and Westmeston, Kingston, Lewes Bridge, Lewes Castle, Lewes Priory, Newhaven Denton and Meeching, Newhaven Valley, Newick, Ouse Valley and Ringmer, Plumpton, Streat, East Chiltington and St John (Without), Seaford Central, Seaford East, Seaford North, Seaford South, Seaford West. Wealden District Council: Alfriston, East Dean, Polegate North, Polegate South.|
|Wealden CC||81,425||23,268||Nus Ghani†||Angela Smith‡||Wealden District Council: Buxted and Maresfield, Chiddingly and East Hoathly,
Crowborough East, Crowborough Jarvis Brook, Crowborough North, Crowborough St. Johns, Crowborough West, Danehill/Fletching/Nutley, Forest Row, Framfield, Frant/Withyham, Hailsham Central and North, Hailsham East, Hailsham South and West, Hartfield, Hellingly, Horam, Mayfield, Rotherfield, Uckfield Central, Uckfield New Town, Uckfield North, Uckfield Ridgewood, Wadhurst.
|Name||Pre-2010 Boundaries||Post-2010 Boundaries|
Current proposals by the Boundary Commission for England would retain these 8 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 will be implemented at the 2010 United Kingdom general election.
|Year||Conservative Party||Green Party||Labour Party||Liberal Democrats||Total|
|2017||4 (50%)||1 (13%)||2 (25%)||1 (13%)||8|
|2015||6 (74%)||1 (13%)||1 (13%)||0 (0%)||8|
|2010||5 (63%)||1 (13%)||0 (0%)||2 (25%)||8|
|2005||3 (38%)||0 (0%)||4 (50%)||1 (13%)||8|
|2001||3 (38%)||0 (0%)||'4 (50%)||1 (13%)||8|
|1997||3 (38%)||0 (0%)||4 (50%)||1 (13%)||8|
Changes proposed for 2022
The Boundary Commission for England has proposed the following constituencies for the Next UK general election as part of the Sixth Periodic Review of Westminster constituencies in a combined region of Kent, Brighton and Hove, East Sussex and Medway.
- Bexhill and Battle
- Brighton Kemptown and Seaheaven
- Brighton Pavilion
- Canterbury and Faversham
- Chatham and Malling
- Dover and Deal
- East Thanet
- Folkestone and Hythe
- Gillingham and Rainham
- Hastings and Rye
- Hove and Regency
- Lewes and West Wealden
- North Kent Coastal
- Rochester and Strood
- Sittingbourne and Sheppey
- Tunbridge Wells and Crowborough
- Weald of Kent
- BC denotes borough constituency, CC denotes county constituency.
- The majority is the number of votes the winning candidate receives more than their nearest rival.
- "The Parliamentary Constituencies (England) Order 2007, page 4". Office of Public Sector Information. Crown copyright. 13 June 2007. Retrieved 7 November 2009.
- Boundary Commission for England pp. 1004–1007
- "Final Recommendations - Volume 1" (PDF). Boundary Commission for England. Retrieved 23 September 2018.