North East Hertfordshire (UK Parliament constituency)
|North East Hertfordshire|
for the House of Commons
Boundary of North East Hertfordshire in Hertfordshire.
Location of Hertfordshire within England.
|Electorate||72,658 (December 2010)|
|Major settlements||Letchworth, Baldock and Royston|
|Member of parliament||Oliver Heald (Conservative)|
|Number of members||One|
|Created from||Hertfordshire North, Hertford and Stortford, Stevenage|
|European Parliament constituency||East of England|
This seat was created in 1997 since which it has had the same member serving it in Westminster.
1997-2010: The District of North Hertfordshire wards of Arbury, Baldock, Grange, Letchworth East, Letchworth South East, Letchworth South West, Newsells, Royston East, Royston West, Sandon, Weston, and Wilbury, and the District of East Hertfordshire wards of Braughing, Buntingford, Cottered, Little Hadham, Munden, Standon St Mary, Stapleford, Tewin, Thundridge, and Watton-at-Stone.
2010-present: The District of North Hertfordshire wards of Arbury, Baldock East, Baldock Town, Ermine, Letchworth East, Letchworth Grange, Letchworth South East, Letchworth South West, Letchworth Wilbury, Royston Heath, Royston Meridian, Royston Palace, and Weston and Sandon, and the District of East Hertfordshire wards of Braughing, Buntingford, Hertford Rural North, Hertford Rural South, Little Hadham, Mundens and Cottered, Puckeridge, Thundridge and Standon, Walkern, and Watton-at-Stone.
The constituency includes the towns of Letchworth, Baldock and Royston and the undulating rural area, strewn with traditional English villages primarily to their south, most of which are within the more accessible parts of the London Commuter Belt and west of London Stansted Airport.
Members of Parliament
|1997||Sir Oliver Heald||Conservative|
Elections in the 2010s
|Liberal Democrat||Joe Jordan||3,952||7.6||−15.8|
|Liberal Democrat||Hugh Annand||11,801||23.4||+2.0|
|Your Right To Democracy Party Limited||David Ralph||143||0.3||+0.3|
Elections in the 2000s
|Liberal Democrat||Iain Coleman||10,147||21.4||+4.2|
|Liberal Democrat||Alison Kingman||7,686||17.2||−1.0|
Elections in the 1990s
|Liberal Democrat||Stephen Jarvis||9,493||18.2||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.
- Ordnance survey website
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "H" (part 3)[self-published source][better source needed]
- "Election Data 2015". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 17 October 2015. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
- Dickinson, Eleanor (26 January 2015). "UKIP candidate chosen to take on Royston MP Sir Oliver Heald in the 2015 General Election". Cambridge News. Retrieved 25 February 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.