Maldon and East Chelmsford (UK Parliament constituency)
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|Maldon and East Chelmsford|
|Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
Boundary of Maldon and East Chelmsford in Essex for the 2005 general election.
Location of Essex within England.
|Major settlements||Maldon, Danbury and Great Baddow|
|Number of members||One|
|Replaced by||Chelmsford, Maldon, Witham|
|Created from||Chelmsford, Colchester South and Maldon|
|European Parliament constituency||East of England|
Maldon and East Chelmsford was a parliamentary constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. From 1997 to 2010 it elected one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election.
The District of Maldon, and the Borough of Chelmsford wards of Baddow Road and Great Baddow Village, Galleywood, Little Baddow, Danbury and Sandon, Rothmans, and Woodham Ferrers and Bicknacre.
Following their review into parliamentary representation in Essex, the Boundary Commission for England abolished the Maldon and East Chelmsford constituency. The wards which made up this constituency were divided between a new Maldon constituency; a new Witham constituency; and a re-created Chelmsford constituency. For the first time, the Maldon District was split between constituencies.
Members of Parliament
|2010||Constituency abolished: see Maldon and Witham|
|General Election 2005: Maldon and East Chelmsford|
|Liberal Democrat||Matthew Lambert||9,270||20.1||+4.2|
|General Election 2001: Maldon and East Chelmsford|
|Liberal Democrat||Jane Jackson||7,002||15.9||-3.5|
|General Election 1997: Maldon and East Chelmsford|
|Liberal Democrat||Graham Pooley||9,758||19.37|