List of Parliamentary constituencies in Warwickshire

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Until 2010, the county of Warwickshire was divided into 5 Parliamentary constituencies - they were all County constituencies. Now it has six Parliamentary constituencies - 5 County constituencies and 1 Borough Constituency.

Constituencies[edit]

  † Conservative   ‡ Labour   ¤ Liberal Democrat


Constituency[nb 1] Electorate Majority[nb 2] Member of Parliament Nearest Opposition Electoral wards[1][2] Map
Kenilworth and Southam CC 72,670 21,002   Jeremy Wright   Bally Singh‡ Rugby Borough Council: Dunchurch and Knightlow, Leam Valley, Ryton-on-Dunsmore. Stratford on Avon District Council: Burton Dassett, Fenny Compton, Harbury, Kineton, Long Itchington, Southam, Stockton and Napton, Wellsbourne. Warwick District Council: Abbey, Cubbington, Lapworth, Leek Wootton, Park Hill, Radford Semele, St John’s, Stoneleigh.
North Warwickshire CC 70,152 2,973   Craig Tracey   Mike O'Brien North Warwickshire Borough Council: Atherstone Central, Atherstone North, Atherstone South and Mancetter, Baddesley and Grendon, Coleshill North, Coleshill South, Curdworth, Dordon, Fillongley, Hurley and Wood End, Kingsbury, Newton Regis and Warton, Polesworth East, Polesworth West, Water Orton. Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council: Bede, Exhall, Heath, Poplar, Slough.
Nuneaton CC 68,037 4,882   Marcus Jones   Vicky Fowler‡ North Warwickshire Borough Council: Arley and Whitacre, Hartshill. Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council: Abbey, Arbury, Attleborough, Bar Pool, Camp Hill, Galley Common, Kingswood, St Nicolas, Weddington, Wem Brook, Whitestone.
Rugby CC 71,655 10,345   Mark Pawsey   Claire Edwards‡ Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council: Bulkington. Rugby Borough Council: Admirals, Avon and Swift, Benn, Bilton, Brownsover North, Brownsover South, Caldecott, Earl Craven and Wolston, Eastlands, Fosse, Hillmorton, Lawford and King’s Newnham, New Bilton, Newbold, Overslade, Paddox, Wolvey.
Stratford-on-Avon CC 71,312 22,876   Nadhim Zahawi   Edward Fila Stratford on Avon District Council: Alcester, Aston Cantlow, Bardon, Bidford and Salford, Brailes, Claverdon, Ettington, Henley, Kinwarton, Long Compton, Quinton, Sambourne, Shipston, Snitterfield, Stratford Alveston, Stratford Avenue and New Town, Stratford Guild and Hathaway, Stratford Mount Pleasant, Studley, Tanworth, Tredington, Vale of the Red Horse, Welford.
Warwick and Leamington BC 71,566 6,606   Chris White   Lynnette Kelly‡ Warwick District Council: Bishop’s Tachbrook, Brunswick, Budbrooke, Clarendon, Crown, Manor, Milverton, Warwick North, Warwick South, Warwick West, Whitnash, Willes.

Boundary changes[edit]

Name Pre-2010 boundaries
  1. North Warwickshire CC
  2. Nuneaton CC
  3. Rugby and Kenilworth CC
  4. Stratford-on-Avon CC
  5. Warwick and Leamington CC
Parliamentary constituencies in Warwickshire

The Boundary Commission for England has recommended that the county should in future be divided into six constituencies. The revised, more compact, Warwick & Leamington has been redesignated as a Borough constituency. These changes were implemented at the United Kingdom general election, 2010.

Revised name Post-2010 boundaries
  1. Kenilworth and Southam CC
  2. North Warwickshire CC
  3. Nuneaton CC
  4. Rugby CC
  5. Stratford-on-Avon CC
  6. Warwick and Leamington BC
Proposed Revision

Results[edit]

2005 2010 2015
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The results of the agglomerate of the Warwickshire constituencies for the 2015 General Elections were as follows:

Party Votes Votes% Seats
Conservatives 147,306 50.3 6
Labour 78,501 26.8
UKIP 38,141 13.0
Liberal Democrats 18,177 6.2
Greens 9,668 3.3
TUSC 557 0.2
Monster Raving Loony 370 0.1
Digital Democracy 139 0.0
English Democrats 104 0.0
Total 292,963 100.0 6

Historical representation by party[edit]

For Tamworth see Staffordshire.

1885 to 1918[edit]

Constituency 1885 1886 87 89 91 1892 95 1895 98 99 1900 01 04 1906 09 Jan 1910 Dec 1910 11 12 14
Aston Manor Gilzean Reid Kynoch Grice-Hutchinson Cecil
Birmingham Bordesley Broadhurst Collings -->
Birmingham Central J. Bright --> J. A. Bright Parkes -->
Birmingham East Cook Matthews Stone Steel-Maitland
Birmingham Edgbaston Dixon --> Lowe
Birmingham North Kenrick --> Middlemore -->
Birmingham South Powell-Williams --> Howard Amery -->
Birmingham West J. Chamberlain --> --> A. Chamberlain
Stratford upon Avon Compton Townsend Freeman-Mitford Milward P. Foster Kincaid-Smith P. Foster
Warwick and Leamington Peel --> Lyttelton Berridge Pollock
Rugby Cobb Verney Grant Baird
Coventry Eaton Ballantine Murray A. Mason J. Foster D. Mason
Nuneaton Johns Dugdale Newdigate Johnson --> -->

1918 to 1950[edit]

Constituency 1918 19 21 1922 1923 1924 1929 31 1931 1935 36 37 39 40 41 42 43 1945
Birmingham Acock's Green Usborne
Coventry West Edelman
Nuneaton Maddocks Willison Hope Smith North Fletcher Bowles
Birmingham Duddeston Hallas --> Hiley Burman Sawyer Simmonds Wills
Coventry / Coventry East (1945) Manville Purcell Boyd-Carpenter Noel-Baker Strickland Crossman
Birmingham Aston Cecil Strachey --> Hope Kellett Prior Wyatt
Birmingham Deritend Dennis Crooke Longden Crooke Longden
Birmingham Erdington Steel-Maitland Simmons Eales Wright Silverman
Birmingham King's Norton Austin Dennison Thomas Cartland Peto Blackburn
Birmingham Ladywood N. Chamberlain Whiteley Lloyd Yates
Birmingham Yardley Jephcott Gossling Salt Perrins
Birmingham Sparkbrook Amery Shurmer
Birmingham West A. Chamberlain Higgs Simmons
Birmingham Edgbaston Lowe N. Chamberlain Bennett
Birmingham Handsworth* Meysey-Thompson Locker-Lampson Roberts
Birmingham Moseley Rogers Hannon
Rugby Baird Wallace A. Brown Margesson W. Brown
Warwick and Leamington Pollock Eden
Solihull Lindsay
Sutton Coldfield Mellor

*Transferred from Staffordshire 1911

1950 to 1983[edit]

Constituency 1950 1951 52 53 1955 57 1959 61 63 1964 65 1966 67 68 69 1970 Feb 1974 Oct 1974 76 77 1979 82
Birmingham Aston Wyatt Silverman
Birmingham Erdington Silverman Silverman
Birmingham Ladywood Yates Lawler Fisher Walden Sever
Birmingham Small Heath Longden Wheeldon Howell
Coventry East / Coventry NE (1974) Crossman Park
Coventry North / Coventry NW (1974) Edelman Robinson
Nuneaton Bowles Cousins Huckfield
Birmingham Northfield Blackburn Chapman Carter Cadbury Spellar
Birmingham Stechford Jenkins MacKay Davis
Birmingham Perry Barr Poole Howell Davies Price Kinsey Rooker
Birmingham All Saints Howell Hollingworth Walden
Birmingham Sparkbrook Shurmer Seymour Hattersley
Coventry South / Coventry SE (1974) Burton Hocking Wilson
Birmingham Yardley Usborne Cleaver Evans Coombs Tierney Bevan
Coventry South West Wise Butcher
Rugby Johnson Wise Price Pawsey
Meriden Moss Matthews Rowland Speed Tomlinson Mills
Birmingham Handsworth Boyle Chapman Lee Wright
Birmingham Selly Oak Gurden Litterick Beaumont-Dark
Birmingham Edgbaston Bennett Pitt Knight
Birmingham Hall Green Jones Eyre
Solihull Lindsay Grieve
Stratford-on-Avon Profumo Maude
Sutton Coldfield Mellor Lloyd Fowler
Warwick and Leamington Eden Hobson Smith
Birmingham King's Norton Lloyd

1983 to present[edit]

Constituency 1983 1987 1992 95 1997 2001 2005 2010 2015
North Warwickshire Maude O'Brien Byles Tracey
Nuneaton Stevens Olner Jones
Warwick and Leamington Smith Plaskitt White
Rugby and Kenilworth / Kenilworth and Southam (2010) J. Pawsey King Wright
Stratford-on-Avon Howarth --> Maples Zahawi
Rugby M. Pawsey

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]