List of Parliamentary constituencies in Tyne and Wear

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The ceremonial county of Tyne and Wear is divided into 12 Parliamentary constituencies. They are all Borough constituencies.


      † Conservative       ‡ Labour       ¤ Liberal Democrat       ~ UKIP

Constituency[nb 1] Electorate Majority[nb 2] Member of Parliament Nearest opposition Map
Blaydon BC 69,530 9,117   David Anderson   Neil Bradbury
Gateshead BC 69,403 12,549   Ian Mearns   Frank Hindle
Houghton and Sunderland South BC 71,347 10,990   Bridget Phillipson   Robert Oliver
Jarrow BC 65,804 12,908   Stephen Hepburn   Jeff Milburn
Newcastle upon Tyne Central BC 64,803 7,464   Chinyelu Onwurah   Gareth Kane
Newcastle upon Tyne East BC 68,068 4,453   Nick Brown   Wendy Taylor
Newcastle upon Tyne North BC 68,753 3,414   Catherine McKinnell   Ronald Beadle
North Tyneside BC 71,751 12,884   Mary Glindon   David Ord
South Shields BC * 62,979 6,505   Emma Lewell-Buck Richard Elvin
Sunderland Central BC 76,457 6,725   Julie Elliott   Lee Martin
Tynemouth BC 71,514 5,739   Alan Campbell   Wendy Morton
Washington and Sunderland West BC 70,259 11,453   Sharon Hodgson   Ian Cuthbert

Boundary changes[edit]

Name Current boundaries
  1. Blaydon BC
  2. Gateshead East and Washington West BC
  3. Houghton and Washington East BC
  4. Jarrow BC
  5. Newcastle upon Tyne Central BC
  6. Newcastle upon Tyne East and Wallsend BC
  7. Newcastle upon Tyne North BC
  8. North Tyneside BC
  9. South Shields BC
  10. Sunderland North BC
  11. Sunderland South BC
  12. Tyne Bridge BC
  13. Tynemouth BC
Parliamentary constituencies in Tyne and Wear


2005 2010
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  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.