The county of North Yorkshire, together with the unitary authority of York, is divided into 12 parliamentary constituencies: one borough constituency, 7 county constituencies and 4 constituencies in Teeside.
|Constituency[nb 1]||Electorate||Majority[nb 2]||Member of Parliament||Nearest opposition||Map|
|Harrogate and Knaresborough CC||77,941||9,675||Andrew Jones†||Judith Rogerson¤|
|Richmond (Yorks) CC||82,569||27,210||Rishi Sunak†||Thom Kirkwood‡|
|Scarborough and Whitby CC||74,404||10,270||Robert Goodwill†||Hugo Fearnley‡|
|Selby and Ainsty CC||78,398||4,161||Keir Mather‡||Claire Holmes†|
|Skipton and Ripon CC||78,673||23,694||Julian Smith†||Brian McDaid‡|
|Thirsk and Malton CC||80,991||25,154||Kevin Hollinrake†||David Yellen‡|
|York Central BC||74,899||13,545||Rachael Maskell‡||Fabia Tate†|
|York Outer CC||74,673||9,985||Julian Sturdy†||Anna Perrett‡|
|Middlesbrough BC||60,764||8,390||Andy McDonald‡||Ruth Betson†||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||72,348||11,626||Simon Clarke†||Lauren Dingsdale‡||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||66,864||3,527||Jacob Young†||Anna Turley‡||Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council: Coatham, Dormanstown, Eston, Grangetown, Kirkleatham, Longbeck, Newcomen, Normanby, Ormesby, St Germain's, South Bank, Teesville, West Dyke, Zetland.|
|Stockton South BC||76,870||5,260||Matt Vickers†||Paul Williams‡||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.|
2010 boundary changes
Under the Fifth Periodic Review of Westminster constituencies, the Boundary Commission for England decided that North Yorkshire should continue to be divided into 8 constituencies for the 2010 general election, but the boundaries were extensively redrawn in the south-eastern part to accommodate exactly two seats wholly within the recently formed unitary authority of York. The Vale of York was abolished and a new constituency named York Outer created, with City of York being renamed York Central. Ryedale was succeeded by Thirsk and Malton, and Selby was renamed Selby and Ainsty.
|Former name||Boundaries 1997-2010||Current name||Boundaries 2010–present|
Proposed boundary changes
See 2023 Periodic Review of Westminster constituencies for further details.
Following the abandonment of the Sixth Periodic Review (the 2018 review), the Boundary Commission for England formally launched the 2023 Review on 5 January 2021. Initial proposals were published on 8 June 2021 and, following two periods of public consultation, revised proposals were published on 8 November 2022. The final proposals were published on 28 June 2023.
The commission has proposed that North Yorkshire be combined with West Yorkshire as a sub-region of the Yorkshire and the Humber Region, resulting in the creation of two new cross-county boundary constituencies: Selby which comprises the majority of the abolished constituency of Selby and Ainsty and includes the City of Leeds ward of Kippax and Methley; and a new constituency named Wetherby and Easingwold which includes the City of Leeds wards of Harewood and Weatherby. It is proposed that Richmond (Yorks) is renamed Richmond and Northallerton.
The following constituencies are proposed:
Containing electoral wards from Craven
- Skipton and Ripon (part)
Containing electoral wards from Hambleton
Containing electoral wards from Harrogate
- Harrogate and Knaresborough
- Skipton and Ripon (part)
- Weatherby and Easingwold (part)1
Containing electoral wards from Richmondshire
- Richmond and Northallerton (part)
Containing electoral wards from Ryedale
- Thirsk and Malton (part)
Containing electoral wards from Scarborough
- Scarborough and Whitby
- Thirsk and Malton CC (part)
Containing electoral wards from Selby
Containing electoral wards from York
1 also contains parts in the City of Leeds in West Yorkshire
Primary data source: House of Commons research briefing - General election results from 1918 to 2019
The number of votes cast for each political party who fielded candidates in constituencies comprising North Yorkshire in the 2019 general election were as follows:
|Party||Votes||%||Change from 2017||Seats||Change from 2017|
* Included in Other
11983 & 1987 - SDP-Liberal Alliance
1885-1910 - North Riding of Yorkshire
1983-present - North Yorkshire
Historical representation by party
Data given here is for the North Riding of Yorkshire until 1983, and includes the city of York throughout. A cell marked → (with a different colour background to the preceding cell) indicates that the previous MP continued to sit under a new party name.
1885 to 1918
|Constituency||1885||1886||1892||93||1895||97||98||00||1900||02||05||1906||Jan 1910||Dec 1910||15|
|York||A. Pease||Butcher||Greenwood||A. Rowntree|
|Cleveland||H. Pease||A. Pease||Samuel|
|Middlesbrough||I. Wilson||J. Wilson||→||Sadler||J. Wilson||Williams|
|Richmond (Yorks)||Milbank||Elliot||Hutton||Dyke Acland||Orde-Powlett|
|Thirsk and Malton||Dawnay||Lawson||Duncombe||Turton|
|Whitby||E. Beckett||Buxton||G. Beckett|
1918 to 1950
|Scarborough and Whitby||Beckett||Herbert||Latham||Spearman|
|Thirsk and Malton||E. Turton||R. Turton|
1950 to 1983
|Constituency||1950||1951||52||1955||1959||62||1964||1966||1970||Feb 1974||Oct 1974||1979||81|
|Cleveland / Cleveland and Whitby (1974)||Willey||Palmer||Proudfoot||Tinn||Brittan|
|Middlesbrough East / Middlesbrough (1974)||Marquand||Bottomley|
|Middlesbrough West / Thornaby (1974)||Cooper||Simon||Bray||Sutcliffe||Wrigglesworth||→|
|Scarborough and Whitby / Scarborough (1974)||Spearman||Shaw|
|Thirsk and Malton||Turton||Spence|
1983 to present
|York / York Central (2010)||Gregory||Bayley||Maskell|
|Harrogate / Harrogate and Knaresborough (1997)||Banks||Willis||Jones|
|Ryedale / Thirsk and Malton (2010)||Spence||Shields||Greenway||McIntosh||Hollinrake|
|Scarborough / Scarborough and Whitby (1997)||Shaw||Sykes||Quinn||Goodwill|
|Selby / Selby and Ainsty (2010)||Alison||Grogan||Adams||Mather|
|Skipton and Ripon||Watson||Curry||Smith|
|Vale of York / York Outer (2010)||McIntosh||Sturdy|
- Parliamentary constituencies in Yorkshire and the Humber
- List of parliamentary constituencies in Cleveland for those covering Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland and Stockton-on-Tees in the ceremonial county of North Yorkshire.
- BC denotes borough constituency, CC denotes county constituency.
- The majority is the number of votes the winning candidate receives more than their nearest rival.
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