- List of Parliamentary constituencies in Kent
ceremonial countyof Kent, (which includes the unitary authorityof Medway),is divided into 17 Parliamentary constituencies- 1 Borough constituencyand 16 County constituencies.
Current proposals by the
Boundary Commission for Englandwould retain these 17 constituencies, with changes to realign constituency boundarieswith the boundaries of current local government wards,and to reduce the electoral disparity between constituencies. They have however recommended two name changes:
Gillingham and Rainham to reflect the similar stature of the two towns,and Medway to
Rochester and Strood to avoid confusion with the larger Medway unitary authority.These changes are expected to be implemented at the
United Kingdom general election, 2009/10.
Historic List of Constituencies in Kent
Used from 1983 to 1997
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