North East Bedfordshire (UK Parliament constituency)
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|North East Bedfordshire|
for the House of Commons
Boundary of North East Bedfordshire in Bedfordshire.
Location of Bedfordshire within England.
|Electorate||85,000 March 2015 (78,350 (December 2010)|
|Major settlements||Biggleswade and Sandy|
|Member of parliament||Alistair Burt (Conservative)|
|Number of members||One|
|Created from||Mid Bedfordshire, North Bedfordshire|
|European Parliament constituency||East of England|
Parliament accepted the Boundary Commission's Fifth Periodic Review of Westminster constituencies which slightly altered this constituency for the 2010 general election since which it has electoral wards:
- From the Borough of Bedford: Bromham, Carlton, Clapham, Cople, Eastcotts, Great Barford, Harrold, Oakley, Riseley, Roxton and Sharnbrook
- From Central Bedfordshire: Arlesey, Biggleswade Holme, Biggleswade Ivel, Biggleswade Stratton, Langford and Henlow Village, Northill and Blunham, Potton and Wensley, Sandy Ivel, Sandy Pinnacle and Stotfold.
Members of Parliament
Elections in the 2010s
|General Election 2015: North East Bedfordshire |
|Labour||Saqhib Ali ||9,247||15.8||-0.4|
|Liberal Democrat||Peter Morris ||3,418||5.8||-15.9|
|General Election 2010: North East Bedfordshire|
|Liberal Democrat||Mike Pitt||12,047||21.7||+0.9|
Elections in the 2000s
|General Election 2005: North East Bedfordshire|
|Liberal Democrat||Stephen Rutherford||10,320||20.8||+4.4|
|Conservative hold||Swing||0[n 3]|
|General Election 2001: North East Bedfordshire|
|Liberal Democrat||Dan Rogerson||7,409||16.4||+2.1|
Elections in the 1990s
|General Election 1997: North East Bedfordshire|
|Liberal Democrat||Philip Bristow||7,179||14.2||N/A|
|Referendum Party||J. Taylor||2,490||4.9||N/A|
|Independent Conservative||L. Foley||1,842||3.7||N/A|
|Natural Law||B. Bence||138||0.3||N/A|
Notes and references
- A county constituency (for the purposes of election expenses and type of returning officer)
- As with all constituencies, the constituency elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election at least every five years.
- This election saw a -5.8% total swing from Labour-Others
- "Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England". 2011 Electorate Figures. Boundary Commission for England. 4 March 2011. Retrieved 13 March 2011.
- 2010 post-revision map non-metropolitan areas and unitary authorities of England
- Constituency Profile The Guardian
- Unemployment statistics The Guardian
- 2011 census interactive maps
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "B" (part 2)[self-published source][better source needed]
- "List of selected candidates". Liberal Democrats. 4 March 2015. Retrieved 17 March 2015.