List of Parliamentary constituencies in Norfolk

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The county of Norfolk is divided into 9 Parliamentary constituencies - 2 Borough constituencies and 7 County constituencies.

Constituencies[edit]

  † Conservative   ‡ Labour   ¤ Liberal Democrat


Constituency[nb 1] Electorate Majority[nb 2] Member of Parliament Nearest opposition Map
Broadland CC 73,552 15,816   Keith Simpson   Ian Simpson
Great Yarmouth CC 69,793 7,973   Brandon Lewis   Mike Smith-Clare
Mid Norfolk CC 77,154 16,086   George Freeman   Sarah Simpson
North Norfolk CC 68,867 3,512   Norman Lamb   James Wild
North West Norfolk CC 72,400 13,788   Henry Bellingham   Jo Rust
Norwich North BC 64,515 507   Chloe Smith   Christopher Jones
Norwich South BC 74,875 15,596   Clive Lewis   Lana Hempsall
South Norfolk CC 69,691 16,678   Richard Bacon   Danielle Glavin
South West Norfolk CC 76,970 18,312   Elizabeth Truss   Peter Smith

Boundaries 1997–2010[edit]

Prior to 2010, Norfolk was divided into eight constituencies, 2 of them borough and six of them county.

Name Boundaries 1997–2010
  1. Great Yarmouth CC
  2. Mid Norfolk CC
  3. North Norfolk CC
  4. North West Norfolk CC
  5. Norwich North BC
  6. Norwich South BC
  7. South Norfolk CC
  8. South West Norfolk CC
Parliamentary constituencies in Norfolk

Election results[edit]

1997 2001 2005 2010 2015
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2017
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Historical representation by party[edit]

1885 to 1918[edit]

  Conservative   Labour   Liberal   Liberal Unionist

Constituency 1885 86 1886 86 1892 93 95 1895 98 99 1900 04 1906 06 Jan 1910 Dec 1910 12 15 18
Great Yarmouth Tyler Moorsom Colomb Fell
King's Lynn Bourke Jarvis Bowles Bellairs --> Bowles Ingleby
Norfolk East Birkbeck Price
Norfolk Mid R. Gurdon --> Higgins --> R. Gurdon Wilson Wodehouse Boyle --> Jodrell
Norfolk North Cozens-Hardy W. Gurdon Buxton
Norfolk North West Arch Cavendish-Bentinck Arch White Hemmerde
Norfolk South Taylor --> Soames
Norfolk South West Tyssen-Amherst Hare Winfrey
Norwich

(Two members)

Colman Bullard Tillett Low Young
Bullard Hoare Roberts

1918 to 1974[edit]

  Coalition Labour   Coalition Liberal (1918-22) / National Liberal (1922-23)   Conservative   Independent   Labour   Liberal   National Liberal (1931-68)

Constituency 1918 20 1922 1923 1924 26 1929 30 31 1931 1935 39 41 43 1945 1950 1951 55 1955 59 1959 62 1964 1966 1970
Great Yarmouth Arthur Fell Harbord Meyer Harbord --> Jewson Kinghorn Anthony Fell Gray Anthony Fell
King's Lynn Jodrell Woodwark Roche Maxwell Roche Wise Scott-Miller Bullard Page Brocklebank-Fowler
Norfolk East / Norfolk C (1950) Falcon Seely Neville Lygon --> Medlicott Collard Gilmour -->
Norfolk North King --> Buxton Noel-Buxton Cook Gooch Hazell Howell
Norfolk South Cozens-Hardy Edwards Hay Edwards Christie Mayhew Baker Hill
Norfolk South West Winfrey --> McLean Taylor McLean de Chair Dye Bullard Dye Hilton Hawkins
Norwich / Norwich N (1950) Young --> Jewson Young --> Shakespeare --> Paton Wallace
Norwich / Norwich S (1950) Roberts --> Smith Fairfax Smith Hartland Strauss Noel-Buxton Strauss Rippon Norwood Stuttaford

1974 to present[edit]

  Conservative   Labour   Liberal Democrats   Social Democratic

Constituency Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979 81 1983 1987 1992 1997 2001 2005 09 2010 2015 2017
Broadland Simpson
Mid Norfolk Ryder Simpson Freeman
South Norfolk MacGregor Bacon
South West Norfolk Hawkins Shephard Fraser Truss
North Norfolk Howell Prior Lamb
North West Norfolk Brocklebank-Fowler --> Bellingham Turner Bellingham
Great Yarmouth Fell Carttiss Wright Lewis
Norwich North Ennals Thompson Gibson Smith
Norwich South Garrett Powley Garrett Clarke Wright Lewis

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.

References[edit]