South Hertfordshire (UK Parliament constituency)
|Former County constituency|
for the House of Commons
South Hertfordshire in Hertfordshire, showing boundaries used from 1974-1983
|Number of members||One|
|Replaced by||Hertsmere, Watford and St Albans|
|Created from||Barnet, Enfield West and St Albans|
South Hertfordshire was a constituency in Hertfordshire which returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It was created for the February 1974 general election and abolished for the 1983 general election when it was mainly replaced by the new Hertsmere constituency.
The Urban District of Potters Bar, the Rural District of Elstree, in the Rural District of St Albans the parishes of Colney Heath, London Colney, and St Stephen, and in the Rural District of Watford the parish of Aldenham.
The Urban District of Potters Bar in Middlesex had been included in Hertfordshire following the creation of Greater London in 1965 and was now transferred from the abolished Borough Constituency of Enfield West. The Rural District of Elstree was previously in the abolished County Constituency of Barnet. The parishes of Colney Heath, London Colney and St Stephen were transferred from St Albans and Aldenham from South West Hertfordshire.
Members of Parliament
|Feb 1974||Cecil Parkinson||Conservative|
|1983||constituency abolished: see Hertsmere|
|National Front||S Fenn||605||1.2||n/a|
- "'Hertfordshire South', Feb 1974 - May 1983". ElectionWeb Project. Cognitive Computing Limited. Retrieved 22 March 2016.
- "The Parliamentary Constituencies (England) Order 1970". www.legislation.gov.uk. Retrieved 2019-02-25.