What is the oldest constituency?

What is the oldest constituency?

Since the split of the seat City of York with effect from the 2010 general election, Lincoln has been the oldest constituency in continuous existence in the UK – established in 1265.

What is the largest UK constituency?

The constituencies vary considerably in size. The one with the greatest geographical area is Ross, Skye and Lochaber, at about 12,000 square kilometres (4,600 sq mi). The largest in Wales is Brecon and Radnorshire.

Who is the oldest UK MP?

List of oldest sitting MPs since 1945

Name Born Became oldest MP
Peter Tapsell F 1 February 1930 2010
Gerald Kaufman F 21 June 1930 2015
Dennis Skinner 11 February 1932 2017
Bill Cash 10 May 1940 2019

Which constituency is Peebles in?

Peebles and Southern Midlothian (UK Parliament constituency)

Peebles and Southern Midlothian
Number of members One
Replaced by Midlothian & Peeblesshire
Created from Peebles & Selkirk Midlothian

How many people live in each constituency UK?

The typical size of constituencies differs between the constituent countries of the UK. In 2017, the median total Parliamentary electorate across constituencies was about 56,000 in Wales, 68,300 in Northern Ireland, 67,200 in Scotland and 72,200 in England.

How many constituencies are there in Lincolnshire?

The non-metropolitan county of Lincolnshire is divided into 7 Parliamentary constituencies – 1 Borough constituency and 6 County constituencies.

How many MPs are in each constituency?

There are currently 650 constituencies, each sending one MP to the House of Commons, corresponding to approximately one for every 92,000 people, or one for every 68,000 parliamentary electors.

What is another name for constituency?

What is another word for constituency?

electorate faction
voters balloters
body of voters body politic
voter voting public
registered voters district

Is Harriet Harman an MP?

Harriet Ruth Harman QC (born 30 July 1950) is a British politician and solicitor who has served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Camberwell and Peckham, formerly Peckham, since 1982. A member of the Labour Party, she has served in various Cabinet and Shadow Cabinet positions.

What is the father of the house in UK Parliament?

The Father of the House is a title that is bestowed on the senior member of the House of Commons who has the longest continuous service. If two or more members have the same length of current uninterrupted service, then whoever was sworn in earlier, as listed in Hansard, is named as Father of the House.

Which constituency is Lockerbie in?

Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale (UK Parliament constituency)

Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale
Boundary of Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale in Scotland
Major settlements Dumfries, Annan, Gretna, Gretna Green, Kirkconnel, Lockerbie, Sanquhar
Current constituency
Created 2005

Who is the MSP for Midlothian South Tweeddale and Lauderdale?

Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale (Scottish Parliament constituency)

Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale
Created 2011
Party Scottish National Party
MSP Christine Grahame
Council area Midlothian Scottish Borders