List of Parliamentary constituencies in Suffolk

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The county of Suffolk, England is divided into 7 Parliamentary constituencies – 1 Borough constituency and 6 County constituencies.

Constituencies[edit]

  † Conservative   ‡ Labour   ¤ UKIP


Constituency[nb 1] Electorate Majority[nb 2] Member of Parliament Nearest opposition Map
Bury St Edmunds CC 85,982 21,301   Jo Churchill   William Edwards
Central Suffolk and North Ipswich CC 76,666 20,144   Daniel Poulter   Jack Abbott
Ipswich BC 74,499 3,733   Ben Gummer   David Ellesmere
South Suffolk CC 73,836 17,545   James Cartlidge   Jane Basham
Suffolk Coastal CC 77,816 18,842   Therese Coffey   Russell Whiting
Waveney CC 80,166 2,408   Peter Aldous   Bob Blizzard
West Suffolk CC 76,198 14,984   Matthew Hancock   Julian Flood

Boundaries 1997-2010[edit]

The same constituency names were in use in this period, with some differences in boundaries.

Name Boundaries 1997-2010
  1. Bury St Edmunds CC
  2. Central Suffolk and North Ipswich CC
  3. Ipswich BC
  4. South Suffolk CC
  5. Suffolk Coastal CC
  6. Waveney CC
  7. West Suffolk CC
Parliamentary constituencies in Suffolk

Results[edit]

2005 2010 2015
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Historical representation by party[edit]

Constituency 1885 1886 91 1892 92 1895 1900 1906 06 07 Jan 1910 Dec 1910 14
Bury St Edmunds F. Hervey Cadogan Greene F. W. Hervey Guinness
Eye Stevenson Pearson
Ipswich (Two members) West Charteris Goddard
Collings Dalrymple Cobbold Horne Ganzoni
Lowestoft Crossley --> Foster Lucas Beauchamp Foster Beauchamp
Stowmarket Cobbold Greene Stern Malcolm Hardy Goldsmith
Sudbury W. Quilter --> Heaton-Armstrong C. Quilter
Woodbridge Everett Lloyd-Anstruther Everett Pretyman Everett Peel
Constituency 1918 20 1922 1923 1924 1929 1931 34 1935 38 42 44 1945
Bury St Edmunds Guinness Heilgers Keatinge Clifton-Brown
Eye Lyle-Samuel --> Vanneck Granville --> --> -->
Ipswich Ganzoni Jackson Ganzoni Stokes
Lowestoft Beauchamp Rentoul Loftus Evans
Sudbury Howard Mercer Loverseed Burton Hamilton
Woodbridge Peel Churchman Fison Ross-Taylor Hare
Constituency 1950 1951 1955 57 1959 63 1964 1966 1970 Feb 74 Oct 74 1979 1983 1987 1992 1997 2001 01 2005 2010 2015
Bury St Edmunds Aitken Griffiths Spring Ruffley Churchill
Eye / Suffolk Coastal (1983) Granville Harrison Gummer Coffey
Ipswich Stokes Foot Money Weetch Irvine Cann Mole Gummer
Lowestoft / Waveney (1983) Evans Prior Porter Blizzard Aldous
Sudbury & Woodbridge / S Suffolk (1983) Hare Stainton Yeo Cartlidge
Central Suffolk / & North Ipswich (1997) Lord Poulter
West Suffolk Spring Hancock

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.

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