List of Parliamentary constituencies in Nottinghamshire

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The ceremonial county of Nottinghamshire, (which includes the unitary authority of Nottingham), is divided into 11 Parliamentary constituencies - three Borough constituencies and eight County constituencies.


  † Conservative   ‡ Labour   ¤ Liberal Democrat   Change UK

Constituency[nb 1] Electorate Majority[nb 2] Member of Parliament Nearest opposition Map
Ashfield CC 78,076 441   Gloria De Piero   Tony Harper
Bassetlaw CC 78,540 4,852   John Mann   Annette Simpson
Broxtowe CC 74,013 863   Anna Soubry   Greg Marshall
Gedling CC 71,223 4,694   Vernon Coaker   Carolyn Abbott
Mansfield CC 77,811 1,057   Ben Bradley   Alan Meale
Newark CC 75,510 18,149   Robert Jenrick   Chantal Lee
Nottingham East BC 61,760 19,599   Christopher Leslie   Simon Murray
Nottingham North BC 66,886 11,160   Alex Norris   Jack Tinley
Nottingham South BC 71,182 15,162   Lillian Greenwood   Jane Hunt
Rushcliffe CC 74,738 8,010   Kenneth Clarke   David Mellen
Sherwood CC 76,196 5,198   Mark Spencer   Mike Pringle

Boundary changes[edit]

Name Old boundaries 2010 General Election
  1. Ashfield CC
  2. Bassetlaw CC
  3. Broxtowe CC
  4. Gedling CC
  5. Mansfield CC
  6. Newark CC
  7. Nottingham East BC
  8. Nottingham North BC
  9. Nottingham South BC
  10. Rushcliffe CC
  11. Sherwood CC
Parliamentary constituencies in Nottinghamshire
Proposed Revision

Changes proposed for 2024[edit]

As part of the Sixth Periodic Review of Westminster constituencies the Boundary Commission for England has proposed the following seats in Nottinghamshire to be created for the possible 2024 election.[1]


Historical representation by party[edit]

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[edit]

  Conservative   Liberal   Liberal-Labour   Liberal Unionist

Constituency 1885 1886 90 1892 1895 98 00 1900 1906 Jan 1910 Dec 1910 12 16
Bassetlaw Beckett-Denison Milner Newnes Hume-Williams
Mansfield Foljambe Williams Markham C. H. Seely
Newark Pierrepont Finch-Hatton Pierrepont Welby Starkey
Nottingham East Morley Bond Cotton Morrison Rees
Nottingham South Williams Wright Cavendish-Bentinck Richardson Cavendish-Bentinck
Nottingham West C. Seely Broadhurst C. Seely Yoxall
Rushcliffe Ellis Jones

1918 to 1950[edit]

  Conservative   Labour   Liberal   National Labour

Constituency 1918 22 1922 1923 1924 27 1929 30 31 1931 34 1935 40 41 43 1945
Broxtowe Spencer Cocks
Mansfield Carter Bennett Varley Brown Taylor
Nottingham West Hayday Caporn Hayday O'Brien
Bassetlaw Hume-Williams MacDonald Bellenger
Nottingham South H. Cavendish-Bentinck Knight Markham Smith
Nottingham Central Atkey Berkeley Bennett O'Connor Sykes de Freitas
Nottingham East Rees Houfton Birkett Brocklebank Birkett Gluckstein Harrison
Rushcliffe Betterton Assheton Paton
Newark Starkey W. Cavendish-Bentinck Shephard

1950 to 1983[edit]

  Conservative   Labour

Constituency 1950 1951 53 1955 1959 1964 1966 68 1970 Feb 1974 Oct 1974 77 1979
Broxtowe / Ashfield (1955) Cocks Warbey Marquand Smith Haynes
Bassetlaw Bellenger Ashton
Mansfield Taylor Concannon
Nottingham East / Nottingham North (1955) Harrison Whitlock
Newark Deer Bishop Alexander
Nottingham North West / Nottingham West (1955) O'Brien Tapsell English
Nottingham Central / Nottingham East (1974) Winterbottom Cordeaux Dunnett
Nottingham South Smith Keegan Clark Perry Fowler
Rushcliffe Redmayne Gardner Clarke
Carlton Pickthorn Holland
Beeston Lester

1983 to present[edit]

  Change UK   Conservative   Independent   Labour

Constituency 1983 1987 1992 1997 2001 2005 2010 13 14 2015 2017 19
Ashfield Haynes Hoon De Piero
Bassetlaw Ashton Mann
Mansfield Concannon Meale Bradley
Nottingham North Ottaway Allen Norris
Nottingham East Knowles Heppell Leslie
Nottingham South Brandon-Bravo Simpson Greenwood
Gedling Holland Mitchell Coaker
Sherwood Stewart Tipping Spencer
Broxtowe Lester Palmer Soubry
Newark Alexander Jones Mercer Jenrick
Rushcliffe Clarke

See also[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.


  1. ^ "Final Recommendations - Volume one: Report" (PDF). Boundary Commission for England.