List of Parliamentary constituencies and Members of Parliament in Greater Manchester

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The ceremonial and metropolitan county of Greater Manchester is divided into 27 Parliamentary constituencies - 16 Borough constituencies and 11 County constituencies.

Constituencies

  † Conservative   Green   ‡ Labour   ¤ Liberal Democrat


Constituency[nb 1] Electorate Majority[nb 2] Member of Parliament Nearest opposition Map
Altrincham and Sale West BC 73,226 6,426   Sir Graham Brady   Andrew Western‡
Ashton-under-Lyne BC 67,751 11,295   Angela Rayner   Jack Rankin†
Blackley and Broughton BC 71,648 19,601   Graham Stringer   David Goss†
Bolton North East BC 67,233 3,797   David Crausby   James Daly†
Bolton South East BC 68,886 13,126   Yasmin Qureshi   Sarah Pochin†
Bolton West CC 72,797 936   Chris Green   Julie Hilling
Bury North BC 67,580 4,375   James Frith‡   David Nuttall
Bury South BC 73,715 5,965   Ivan Lewis   Robert Largan†
Cheadle BC 73,406 4,507   Mary Robinson   Mark Hunter¤
Denton and Reddish BC 67,674 14,077   Andrew Gwynne   Lana Hempsall†
Hazel Grove CC 63,166 5,514   William Wragg   Lisa Smart¤
Heywood and Middleton CC 79,901 7,617   Liz McInnes   Chris Clarkson†
Leigh CC 76,202 9,554   Joanne Platt   James Grundy†
Makerfield CC 74,259 13,542   Yvonne Fovargue   Adam Carney†
Manchester, Central BC 90,261 31,445   Lucy Powell   Xingang Wang†
Manchester, Gorton BC 75,362 31,703   Afzal Khan   Shaden Jaradat†
Manchester, Withington BC 74,654 29,875   Jeff Smith   John Leech¤
Oldham East and Saddleworth CC 72,184 8,182   Debbie Abrahams   Kashif Ali†
Oldham West and Royton CC 72,401 17,198   Jim McMahon   Christopher Glenny†
Rochdale CC 78,064 14,819   Tony Lloyd   Jane Howard†
Salford and Eccles BC 78,080 19,132   Rebecca Long-Bailey   Jason Sugarman†
Stalybridge and Hyde CC 71,409 8,084   Jonathan Reynolds   Tom Dowse†
Stockport BC 64,236 14,477   Ann Coffey   Daniel Hamilton†
Stretford and Urmston BC 71,833 19,705   Kate Green   Lisa Cooke†
Wigan CC 75,359 16,027   Lisa Nandy   Alexander Williams†
Worsley and Eccles South CC 73,689 8,379   Barbara Keeley   Iain Lindley†
Wythenshawe and Sale East BC 72,361 14,944   Mike Kane   Fiona Green†

Boundary changes made for 2010

Previous

The Boundary Commission for England recommended that the county should be divided into 27 constituencies for implementation at the 2010 general election.

Former name Former boundaries Former name
  1. Altrincham and Sale West BC
  2. Ashton under Lyne BC
  3. Bolton North East BC
  4. Bolton South East BC
  5. Bolton West CC
  6. Bury North BC
  7. Bury South BC
  8. Cheadle BC
  9. Denton and Reddish BC
  10. Eccles BC
  11. Hazel Grove CC
  12. Heywood and Middleton CC
  13. Leigh CC
  14. Makerfield CC
Former parliamentary constituencies in Greater Manchester
  1. Manchester, Blackley BC
  2. Manchester Central BC
  3. Manchester, Gorton BC
  4. Manchester, Withington BC
  5. Oldham East and Saddleworth CC
  6. Oldham West and Royton BC
  7. Rochdale CC
  8. Salford BC
  9. Stalybridge and Hyde CC
  10. Stockport BC
  11. Stretford and Urmston BC
  12. Wigan CC
  13. Worsley CC
  14. Wythenshawe and Sale East BC

Revised

The constituencies were allocated to boroughs or groups of boroughs as follows:

Current name Current boundaries Current name
  1. Altrincham and Sale West BC
  2. Ashton-under-Lyne BC
  3. Blackley and Broughton BC
  4. Bolton North East BC
  5. Bolton South East BC
  6. Bolton West CC
  7. Bury North BC
  8. Bury South BC
  9. Cheadle BC
  10. Denton and Reddish BC
  11. Hazel Grove CC
  12. Heywood and Middleton CC
  13. Leigh CC
  14. Makerfield CC
Current parliamentary constituencies in Greater Manchester
  1. Manchester Central BC
  2. Manchester, Gorton BC
  3. Manchester, Withington BC
  4. Oldham East and Saddleworth CC
  5. Oldham West and Royton CC
  6. Rochdale CC
  7. Salford and Eccles BC
  8. Stalybridge and Hyde CC
  9. Stockport BC
  10. Stretford and Urmston BC
  11. Wigan CC
  12. Worsley and Eccles South CC
  13. Wythenshawe and Sale East BC

Results

1997 2001 2005
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2010 2015 2017
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Changes proposed in 2016

As part of the Sixth Periodic Review of Westminster constituencies published in 2016 the Boundary Commission for England has proposed the following constituencies.[1]

Historical representation by party

  Conservative   Independent Labour   Labour   Liberal   Liberal Democrats

Constituency 1983 1987 88 1992 95 96 1997 99 2001 2005 05 2010 11 12 14 2015 15 2017
Eccles Carter-Jones Lestor Stewart
Denton and Reddish Bennett Gwynne
Bolton South East Young Iddon Qureshi
Ashton-under-Lyne Sheldon Heyes Rayner
Heywood and Middleton Callaghan Dobbin McInnes
Leigh Cunliffe Burnham Platt
Makerfield McGuire McCartney Fovargue
Manchester Blackley / Blackley and Broughton (2010) Eastham Stringer
Manchester Central Litherland Lloyd Powell
Manchester Gorton Kaufman Khan
Oldham Central and Royton

/ Oldham East and Saddleworth (1997)

Lamond Davies Woolas Abrahams
Oldham West

/ Oldham West and Royton (1997)

Meacher McMahon
Rochdale Smith --> Lynne Fitzsimons Rowen Danczuk --> Lloyd
Salford East

/ Salford (1997) / Salford and Eccles (2010)

Orme Blears Long-Bailey
Stalybridge and Hyde Pendry Purnell Reynolds
Stretford

/ Stretford and Urmston (1997)

Lloyd Hughes Green
Wigan Stott Turner Nandy
Worsley / Worsley and Eccles South (2010) Lewis Keeley
Manchester Wythenshawe

/ Wythenshawe and Sale East (1997)

Morris Goggins Kane
Manchester Withington Silvester Bradley Leech Smith
Stockport Favell Coffey
Bolton North East Thurnham --> Crausby
Bury South Sumberg Lewis
Bolton West Sackville Kelly Hilling Green
Bury North Burt Chaytor Nuttall Frith
Hazel Grove Arnold Stunell Wragg
Cheadle Normanton Day Calton Hunter Robinson
Altrincham and Sale

/ Altrincham and Sale West (1997)

Montgomery Brady
Davyhulme


Churchill
Littleborough and Saddleworth


Dickens Davies
Constituency 1983 1987 88 1992 95 96 1997 99 2001 2005 05 2010 11 12 14 2015 15 2017

See also

Notes

  1. ^ BC denotes borough constituency, CC denotes county constituency.
  2. ^ The majority is the number of votes the winning candidate receives more than their nearest rival.

References

  1. ^ Initial Proposals North West England Boundary Commission for England
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