North East Hampshire (UK Parliament constituency)


North East Hampshire (UK Parliament constituency)
North East Hampshire
County constituency
for the House of Commons
Outline map
Boundary of North East Hampshire in Hampshire.
Outline map
Location of Hampshire within England.
County Hampshire
Electorate 72,548 (December 2010)[1]
Current constituency
Created 1997 (1997)
Member of Parliament James Arbuthnot (Conservative)
Number of members One
Created from East Hampshire, Aldershot
Overlaps
European Parliament constituency South East England

North East Hampshire is a county constituency in the English county of Hampshire, represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election.

Contents

Boundaries

The constituency was created in 1997 from parts of the seats of Aldershot and East Hampshire. Towns and villages include Eversley, Hartley Wintney, Hook, Fleet, Odiham, Bentley, Bordon, Headley, Selborne, Silchester, Lindford and Liphook. The constituency is largely based around the district of Hart.

In boundary changes which took effect at the 2010 general election, the seat's southernmost part was transferred to East Hampshire while it gained some wards from Basingstoke and some Hart wards from Aldershot.

Members of Parliament

Election Member [2] Party
1997 James Arbuthnot Conservative

Elections

Elections in the 2010s

General Election 2010: North East Hampshire [3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative James Arbuthnot 32,075 60.6 +7.5
Liberal Democrat Denzil Coulson 13,478 25.5 -1.6
Labour Barry Jones 5,173 9.8 -6.8
UKIP Ruth Duffin 2,213 4.2 +0.9
Majority 18,597 35.1
Turnout 52,939 73.3 +10.7

Elections in the 2000s

General Election 2005: North East Hampshire
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative James Arbuthnot 25,407 53.7 +0.5
Liberal Democrat Adam Carew 12,858 27.2 +4.2
Labour Kevin McGrath 7,630 16.1 −3.8
UKIP Paul Birch 1,392 2.9 −1.0
Majority 12,549 26.5
Turnout 47,287 64.8 +3.2
Conservative hold Swing −1.8
General Election 2001: North East Hampshire
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative James Arbuthnot 23,379 53.2 +2.3
Liberal Democrat Michael Plummer 10,122 23.0 +0.3
Labour Barry Jones 8,744 19.9 +3.8
UKIP Graham Mellstrom 1,702 3.9 +3.0
Majority 13,257 30.2
Turnout 43,947 61.6 -12.0
Conservative hold Swing

Elections in the 1990s

General Election 1997: North East Hampshire
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative James Arbuthnot 26,017 50.9
Liberal Democrat Ian Mann 11,619 22.7
Labour Peter Dare 8,203 16.0
Referendum Party Dai Rees 2,420 4.7
Independent Keki Jessavala 2,400 4.7
UKIP Christopher Berry 452 0.9
Majority 14,398
Turnout 74.0

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Notes and references

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Coordinates: 51°12′N 0°55′W / 51.20°N 0.91°W / 51.20; -0.91


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