List of Parliamentary constituencies in South Yorkshire

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The ceremonial county of South Yorkshire is divided into 14 Parliamentary constituencies - 7 Borough constituencies and 7 County constituencies.


  † Conservative   ‡ Labour   ¤ Liberal Democrat   ə UKIP

Constituency[nb 1] Electorate Majority[nb 2] Member of Parliament Nearest Opposition Electoral wards[1][2] Map
Barnsley Central 64,534 12,435   Dan Jarvis Lee Hunterə Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council: Central, Darton East, Darton West, Kingstone, Monk Bretton, Old Town, Royston, St Helens.
Barnsley East 69,135 12,034   Michael Dugher Robert Swiffenə Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council: Cudworth, Darfield, Hoyland Milton, North East, Rockingham, Stairfoot, Wombwell, Worsbrough.
Don Valley 71,299 8,885   Caroline Flint   Carl Jackson† Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council: Conisbrough and Denaby, Edlington and Warmsworth, Finningley, Hatfield, Rossington, Thorne, Torne Valley.
Doncaster Central 71,136 10,093   Rosie Winterton Chris Hodgsonə Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council: Armthorpe, Balby, Bessacarr and Cantley, Central, Edenthorpe, Kirk Sandall and Barnby Dun, Town Moor, Wheatley.
Doncaster North 70,989 11,780   Ed Miliband Kim Parkinsonə Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council: Adwick, Askern Spa, Bentley, Great North Road, Mexborough, Sprotbrough, Stainforth and Moorends.
Penistone and Stocksbridge 71,048 6,723   Angela Smith   Steven Jackson† Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council: Dodworth, Penistone East, Penistone West. Sheffield City Council: East Ecclesfield, Stocksbridge and Upper Don, West Ecclesfield.
Rother Valley 74,275 7,297   Kevin Barron Allen Cowlesə Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council: Anston and Woodsetts, Dinnington, Hellaby, Holderness, Maltby, Rother Vale, Sitwell, Wales.
Rotherham 63,698 8,446   Sarah Champion Jane Collinsə Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council: Boston Castle, Brinsworth and Catcliffe, Keppel, Rotherham East, Rotherham West, Valley, Wingfield.
Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough 73,090 9,590   Gill Furniss Steve Winstonə Sheffield City Council: Burngreave, Firth Park, Hillsborough, Shiregreen and Brightside, Southey.
Sheffield Central 77,014 17,309   Paul Blomfield Jillian Creasy Sheffield City Council: Broomhill, Central, Manor Castle, Nether Edge. Walkley.
Sheffield Hallam 73,658 2,353 Nick Clegg¤   Oliver Coppard‡ Sheffield City Council: Crookes, Dore and Totley, Ecclesall, Fulwood, Stannington.
Sheffield Heeley 69,265 12,594   Louise Haigh Howard Denbyə Sheffield City Council: Arbourthorne, Beauchief and Greenhill, Gleadless Valley, Graves Park, Richmond.
Sheffield South East 70,422 12,311   Clive Betts Steven Winstoneə Sheffield City Council: Beighton, Birley, Darnall, Mosborough, Woodhouse.
Wentworth and Dearne 74,283 13,838   John Healey Mike Hookemə Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council: Dearne North, Dearne South. Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council: Hoober, Rawmarsh, Silverwood, Swinton, Wath, Wickersley.


2005 2010 2015
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Constituencies 1997-2010[edit]

  1. Barnsley Central BC
  2. Barnsley East and Mexborough CC
  3. Barnsley West and Penistone CC
  4. Doncaster Central BC
  5. Doncaster North CC
  6. Don Valley CC
  7. Rother Valley CC
  8. Rotherham BC
  9. Sheffield, Attercliffe BC
  10. Sheffield, Brightside BC
  11. Sheffield Central BC
  12. Sheffield, Hallam CC
  13. Sheffield, Heeley BC
  14. Sheffield, Hillsborough CC
  15. Wentworth CC

Changes proposed in 2016[edit]

As part of the Sixth Periodic Review of Westminster constituencies proposed in 2016 the Boundary Commission for England proposed the following constituencies covering an area across North, South and West Yorkshire.[3]

Historical representation by party[edit]

Constituency 1983 1987 1992 94 96 1997 2001 2005 2010 10 11 12 2015 16
Barnsley Central Mason Illsley --> Jarvis
Barnsley East (1983-1997, 2010-) / & Mexborough (1997-2010) Patchett Ennis Dugher
Barnsley West and Penistone / P & Stocksbridge (2010) McKay Clapham Smith
Don Valley Redmond Flint
Doncaster Central Walker Winterton
Doncaster North Welsh Hughes Miliband
Rother Valley Barron
Rotherham Crowther Boyce MacShane --> Champion
Sheffield Attercliffe / Sheffield SE (2010) Duffy Betts
Sheffield Brightside / & Hillsborough (2010) Maynard Blunkett Harpham Furniss
Sheffield Central Caborn Blomfield
Sheffield Hallam Osborn Patnick Allan Clegg
Sheffield Heeley Michie Munn Haigh
Wentworth / Wentworth and Dearne (2010) Hardy Healey
Sheffield Hillsborough Flannery Jackson Smith


  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.