New Forest East (UK Parliament constituency)
|New Forest East|
for the House of Commons
Boundary of New Forest East in Hampshire.
Location of Hampshire within England.
|Electorate||73,542 (December 2010)|
|Member of parliament||Julian Murray Lewis (Conservative)|
|Number of members||One|
|Created from||Romsey and Waterside, New Forest|
|European Parliament constituency||South East England|
The constituency covers the eastern half of the New Forest in Hampshire, including the central forest villages of Lyndhurst, Brockenhurst and Beaulieu, as well as the waterside settlements (Totton, Marchwood, Hythe and Fawley).
For all areas the relevant local authority has a higher than average proportion of retired people, and a lower than national average extent of social housing and rented housing. Housing types include far above average detached and semi-detached properties.
1997-2010: The District of New Forest wards of Blackfield and Langley, Boldre, Brockenhurst, Colbury, Copythorne South, Dibden and Hythe North, Dibden Purlieu, Fawley Holbury, Forest North, Forest South, Hythe South, Lyndhurst, Marchwood, Netley Marsh, Totton Central, Totton North, and Totton South.
2010–present: The District of New Forest wards of Ashurst, Copythorne South and Netley Marsh, Boldre and Sway, Bramshaw, Copythorne North and Minstead, Brockenhurst and Forest South East, Butts Ash and Dibden Purlieu, Dibden and Hythe East, Fawley, Blackfield and Langley, Furzedown and Hardley, Holbury and North Blackfield, Hythe West and Langdown, Lyndhurst, Marchwood, Totton Central, Totton East, Totton North, Totton South, and Totton West.
Members of Parliament
Elections in the 2010s
|Liberal Democrat||David Harrison||7,786||15.2||+5.8|
|Liberal Democrat||Bruce Tennent||4,626||9.4||−20.9|
|Liberal Democrat||Terry G. Scriven||15,136||30.3||−3.0|
|Labour||Peter W.J. Sopowski||4,915||9.8||−2.4|
|UKIP||Peter A. Day||2,518||5.0||−0.1|
|Green||Beverley J. Golden||1,024||2.0||N/A|
Elections in the 2000s
|Liberal Democrat||Brian Dash||15,424||34.1||+0.7|
|Liberal Democrat||Brian Dash||14,073||33.4||+1.1|
Elections in the 1990s
|Liberal Democrat||George Dawson||15,838||32.3||N/A|
|Conservative win (new seat)|
Notes and references
- "Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England". 2011 Electorate Figures. Boundary Commission for England. 4 March 2011. Retrieved 13 March 2011.
- 2011 census interactive maps
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "N" (part 1)
- "Election Data 2015". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 17 October 2015. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
- "11559982.Former_policeman_bidding_to_become_UKIP_MP_in_Hampshire". Retrieved 31 January 2015.
- "Sally May PPC page". Green Party of England and Wales. Retrieved 31 January 2015.
- "Election Data 2010". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 17 October 2015. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
- "Election Data 2005". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
- "Election Data 2001". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
- "Election Data 1997". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 18 October 2015.