- North East Somerset (UK Parliament constituency)
North East Somerset County constituency for the House of Commons
Boundary of North East Somerset in Avon.
Location of Avon within England.
County Somerset Electorate 68,546 (December 2010) Current constituency Created 2010 Member of Parliament Jacob Rees-Mogg (Conservative and Unionist) Number of members One Created from Wansdyke Overlaps European Parliament constituency South West England
- Bathavon North - the Parishes of Batheaston, Bathford, Bathampton, Charlcombe, Claverton, Kelston, North Stoke, Swainswick and St Catherine.
- Bathavon South - the Parishes of Freshford, Hinton Charterhouse, Monkton Combe, Shoscombe, South Stoke and Wellow.
- Bathavon West - the parishes of Camerton, Combe Hay, Dunkerton, Englishcombe, Newton St Loe and Priston.
- Clutton - the parishes of Chelwood, Clutton and Stanton Drew.
- Chew Valley North - the parishes of Chew Magna, Chew Stoke and Norton Malreward.
- Chew Valley South - the parishes of Compton Martin, Stowey Sutton, Nempnett Thrubwell, Ubley.
- Farmborough - the parishes of Compton Dando, Corston, Farmborough and Marksbury.
- High Littleton - the parishes of Farrington Gurney and High Littleton.
- Keynsham North - a ward of the town of Keynsham.
- Keynsham South - a ward of Keynsham.
- Keynsham East - a ward of Keynsham.
- Mendip - the parishes of Cameley, East Harptree, Hinton Blewett and West Harptree.
- Midsomer Norton North - a ward of Midsomer Norton.
- Midsomer Norton Redfield - a ward of Midsomer Norton.
- Paulton - the parish of Paulton.
- Peasedown - the parish of Peasedown St John.
- Publow and Whitchurch - the parishes of Publow and Whitchurch.
- Saltford - the parish of Saltford.
- Timsbury - the parish of Timsbury.
The Boundary Commission changes saw the new North East Somerset Seat losing four wards in South Gloucestershire which had previously been contained within the former Wansdyke seat, namely, Bitton, Hanham, Longwell Green and Oldland Common. However, the new seat gained the whole of the Bathavon North ward and half of the Bathavon South ward, both from the Bath constituency.
Members of Parliament
Election Member  Party 2010 Jacob Rees-Mogg Conservative
Elections in the 2010s
General Election 2010: North East Somerset Party Candidate Votes % ±% Conservative Jacob Rees-Mogg 21,130 41.3 +2.2 Labour Dan Norris* 16,216 31.7 -7.0 Liberal Democrat Gail Coleshill 11,433 22.3 +2.7 UKIP Peter Sandell 1,754 3.4 +1.2 Green Michael Jay 670 1.3 +1.3 Majority 4,914 9.6% +62.6 Turnout 51,203 76.0 +4.5 Conservative hold Swing +4.6
* Served in the 2005–2010 Parliament as MP for Wansdyke
Notes and references
- ^ "Electorate Figures - Boundary Commission for England". 2011 Electorate Figures. Boundary Commission for England. 4 March 2011. http://www.boundarycommissionforengland.org.uk/electoral-figures/electoral-figures.htm. Retrieved 13 March 2011.
- ^ Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "H" (part 3)
- ^ "BBC NEWS – Election 2010 – Somerset North East". BBC News. http://news.bbc.co.uk/nol/shared/election2010/results/constituency/d20.stm.
- UKPolling Report - Anthony Wells calculations of notional majorities.
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