List of Parliamentary constituencies in West Sussex

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The county of West Sussex is divided into 8 Parliamentary constituencies - 2 Borough constituencies and 6 County constituencies.

Constituencies[edit]

      † Conservative       ‡ Labour       ¤ Liberal Democrat       UKIP


Constituency[nb 1] Electorate Majority[nb 2] Member of Parliament Nearest opposition Electoral wards[1][2] Map
Arundel and South Downs CC 77,242 26,177   Nick Herbert   Peter Grace Arun: Angmering, Arundel, Barnham, Findon, Walberton
Chichester: Bury, Petworth, Wisborough Green
Horsham: Bramber, Upper Beeding & Woodmancote, Chanctonbury, Chantry, Cowfold, Shermanbury & West Grinstead, Henfield, Pulborough & Coldwaltham, Steyning
Mid Sussex: Hassocks, Hurstpierpoint & Downs
Bognor Regis and Littlehampton CC 72,985 13,944   Nick Gibb   Graham Jones Arun: Aldwick East, Aldwick West, Beach, Bersted, Brookfield, Felpham East, Felpham West, Ham, Hotham, Marine, Middleton-on-Sea, Orchard, Pagham & Rose Green, Pevensey, River, Wick with Toddington, Yapton
Chichester CC 83,396 24,413   Andrew Tyrie   Andrew Moncrieff Chichester: Bosham, Boxgrove, Chichester East, Chichester North, Chichester South, Chichester West, Donnington, Easebourne, East Wittering, Fernhurst, Fishbourne, Funtington, Harting, Lavant, Midhurst, North Mundham, Plaistow, Rogate, Selsey North, Selsey South, Sidlesham, Southbourne, Stedham, Tangmere, West Wittering, Westbourne
Crawley BC 73,936 6,526   Henry Smith   Chris Oxlade‡ Crawley: Bewbush, Broadfield North, Broadfield South, Furnace Green, Gossops Green, Ifield, Langley Green, Maidenbower, Northgate, Pound Hill North, Pound Hill South & Worth, Southgate, Three Bridges, Tilgate, West Green
East Worthing and Shoreham CC 74,775 14,949   Tim Loughton   Tim McPherson‡ Adur: Buckingham, Churchill, Cokeland, Eastbrook, Hillside, Manor, Marine, Mash Barn, Peverel, St Mary's, St Nicolas, Southlands, Southwick Green, Widewater
Worthing: Broadwater, Gaisford, Offington, Selden
Horsham CC 79,085 24,658   Jeremy Quin   Roger Arthur Horsham: Billingshurst & Shipley, Broadbridge Heath, Denne, Forest, Holbrook East, Holbrook West, Horsham Park, Itchingfield, Slinfold & Warnham, Nuthurst, Roffey North, Roffey South, Rudgwick, Rusper & Colgate, Southwater, Trafalgar
Mid Sussex: Ardingly & Balcombe, Copthorne & Worth, Crawley Down & Turners Hill
Mid Sussex CC 81,034 24,286   Nicholas Soames   Greg Mountain‡ Mid Sussex: Ashurst Wood, Bolney, Burgess Hill Dunstall, Burgess Hill Franklands, Burgess Hill Leylands, Burgess Hill Meeds, Burgess Hill St Andrews, Burgess Hill Victoria, Cuckfield, East Grinstead Ashplats, East Grinstead Baldwins, East Grinstead Herontye, East Grinstead Imberhorne, East Grinstead Town, Haywards Heath Ashenground, Haywards Heath Bentswood, Hayward Heath Franklands, Haywards Heath Heath, Haywards Heath Lucastes, High Weald, Lindfield
Worthing West BC 75,617 16,855   Peter Bottomley   Tim Cross Arun: East Preston with Kingston, Ferring, Rustington East, Rustington West
Worthing: Castle, Central, Durrington, Goring, Heene, Marine, Northbrook, Salvington, Tarring

Boundary changes[edit]

Name Previous boundaries Current boundaries
  1. Arundel and South Downs CC
  2. Bognor Regis and Littlehampton CC
  3. Chichester CC
  4. Crawley BC
  5. East Worthing and Shoreham CC
  6. Horsham CC
  7. Mid Sussex CC
  8. Worthing West BC
Parliamentary constituencies in West Sussex
Proposed Revision

Historic List of Constituencies in West Sussex[edit]

Used from 1983 to 1997[edit]

Used from 1974 to 1983[edit]

Used from 1950 to 1974[edit]

Notes[edit]

The Local Government Act 1972 moved the District of Mid Sussex into West Sussex from East Sussex. This change was put into effect in the Parliamentary constituency boundaries for the 1983 boundary changes.

Results[edit]

2005 2010 2015
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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]