List of Parliamentary constituencies in Northamptonshire

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The county of Northamptonshire is divided into 7 Parliamentary constituencies - 2 Borough constituencies and 5 County constituencies.

Constituencies[edit]

  † Conservative   ‡ Labour   ¤ Liberal Democrat


Constituency[nb 1] Electorate Majority[nb 2] Member of Parliament Nearest opposition Map
Corby CC 79,775 2,412   Tom Pursglove   Andy Sawford
Daventry CC 72,873 21,059   Chris Heaton-Harris   Abigail Campbell
Kettering CC 70,155 12,590   Philip Hollobone   Rhea Keehn
Northampton North BC 59,144 3,245   Michael Ellis   Sally Keeble
Northampton South BC 61,287 3,793   David Mackintosh   Kevin McKeever
South Northamptonshire CC 85,781 26,416   Andrea Leadsom   Lucy Mills
Wellingborough CC 74,317 16,397   Peter Bone   Jonathan Munday

Boundary changes[edit]

Name Previous boundaries
  1. Corby CC
  2. Daventry CC
  3. Kettering CC
  4. Northampton North BC
  5. South Northampton CC
  6. Wellingborough CC
Parliamentary constituencies in Northamptonshire

The Boundary Commission for England has recommended that the county should in future be divided into 7 constituencies. These changes were implemented at the United Kingdom general election, 2010.

Proposed name Current boundaries
  1. Corby CC
  2. Daventry CC
  3. Kettering CC
  4. Northampton North BC
  5. Northampton South BC
  6. South Northamptonshire CC
  7. Wellingborough CC
Proposed Revised constituencies in Northamptonshire

Results[edit]

2005 2010 2015
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Historical representation by party[edit]

1885 to 1918[edit]

Constituency 1885 1886 89 91 1892 1895 1900 1906 Jan 1910 Dec 1910 17 18
Northampton Labouchère Paul Lees-Smith
Bradlaugh Manfield Drucker Shipman McCurdy
Northamptonshire East Channing Money
Northamptonshire Mid Spencer Pender Spencer Manfield
Northamptonshire North Cecil Monckton Stopford-Sackville Nicholls Brassey
Northamptonshire South Knightley Guthrie Douglas-Pennant FitzRoy Grove FitzRoy --> -->
Peterborough Wentworth-FitzWilliam --> Morton Purvis Greenwood

1918 to 1950[edit]

Constituency 1918 1922 1923 1924 28 1929 1931 1935 40 43 1945
Daventry FitzRoy --> R, Manningham-Buller
Kettering Waterson Parker Perry M. Manningham-Buller Perry Eastwood Profumo Mitchison
Northampton McCurdy Bondfield Holland Malone M. Manningham-Buller Summers Paget
Peterborough Brassey Horrabin Cecil Hely-Hutchinson Tiffany
Wellingborough Smith Shakespeare Cove Dallas James Lindgren

1950-1983[edit]

Constituency 1950 1951 1955 1959 62 1964 1966 69 1970 Feb 1974 Oct 1974 1979
Kettering Mitchison de Freitas Homewood
Northampton / Northampton North (1974) Paget Colquhoun Marlow
Wellingborough Lindgren Hamilton Howarth Fry
Peterborough Nicholls Ward Mawhinney
Northamptonshire South / Daventry (1974) Manningham-Buller Jones Prentice
Northampton South Morris

1983-present[edit]

Constituency 1983 1987 1992 1997 2001 2005 2010 12 2015
Corby Powell Hope Mensch Sawford Pursglove
Northampton North Marlow Keeble Ellis
Kettering Freeman Sawford Hollobone
Northampton South Morris Clarke Binley Mackintosh
Wellingborough Fry Stinchcombe Bone
Daventry Prentice Boswell Heaton-Harris
South Northamptonshire Leadsom

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]