North East Bedfordshire (UK Parliament constituency)
|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|
1997-2010: The District of Mid Bedfordshire wards of Arlesey, Biggleswade Ivel, Biggleswade Stratton, Blunham, Langford, Northill, Old Warden and Southill, Potton, Sandy All Saints, Sandy St Swithun's, Stotfold, and Wensley, and the Borough of Bedford wards of Bromham, Carlton, Clapham, Eastcotts, Felmersham, Great Barford, Harrold, Oakley, Renhold, Riseley, Roxton, and Sharnbrook.
2010-present: The District of Mid Bedfordshire wards of Arlesey, Biggleswade Holme, Biggleswade Ivel, Biggleswade Stratton, Langford and Henlow Village, Northill and Blunham, Potton and Wensley, Sandy Ivel, Sandy Pinnacle, and Stotfold, and the Borough of Bedford wards of Bromham, Carlton, Clapham, Eastcotts, Great Barford, Harrold, Oakley, Riseley, Roxton, and Sharnbrook.
Members of Parliament
Elections in the 2010s
|Labour||Saqhib Ali ||9,247||15.8||−0.4|
|Liberal Democrat||Peter Morris ||3,418||5.8||−15.9|
|Liberal Democrat||Mike Pitt||12,047||21.7||+0.9|
Elections in the 2000s
|Liberal Democrat||Stephen Rutherford||10,320||20.8||+4.4|
|Conservative hold||Swing||0[n 3]|
|Labour||Philip Edward Ross||14,009||31.0||−1.6|
|Liberal Democrat||Dan Rogerson||7,409||16.4||+2.1|
|UKIP||Mrs. Rosalind Hill||1,242||2.7||N/A|
Elections in the 1990s
|Liberal Democrat||Philip John Bristow||7,179||14.2||N/A|
|Referendum||John Charles Taylor||2,490||4.9||N/A|
|Independent Conservative||Frank Lewis Foley||1,842||3.7||N/A|
|Natural Law||Bernard Henry Bence||138||0.3||N/A|
|Conservative win (new seat)|
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.
- 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]
- "Election Data 2015". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 17 October 2015. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
- "List of selected candidates". Liberal Democrats. 4 March 2015. Retrieved 17 March 2015.