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Encyclopedia > List of Parliamentary constituencies in Gwent

The Preserved county of Gwent is divided into 8 Parliamentary constituencies, one of which is shared with Mid Glamorgan. They are all County constituencies. The Preserved counties of Wales are the current areas used in Wales for ceremonial purposes such as Lieutenancy. ... Gwent is the area of south-easternmost Wales, bordering on the Welsh Marches of southwest England. ... The United Kingdom has now four bodies with members elected by constituencies: The House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom The Scottish Parliament The Welsh Assembly The Northern Ireland Assembly The House of Commons has over 600 constituencies representing the whole of the United Kingdom. ... Mid Glamorgan is a ceremonial preserved county of Wales, one of the divisions of the traditional county of Glamorgan. ... A County constituency is a constituency in the United Kingdom that covers a predominantly rural area. ...

Name Current boundaries
  1. Blaenau Gwent CC
  2. Caerphilly CC
  3. Islwyn CC
  4. Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney CC (part)
  5. Monmouth CC
  6. Newport East CC
  7. Newport West CC
  8. Torfaen CC
Parliamentary constituencies in Gwent


Current proposals by the Boundary Commission for Wales would retain these 8 constituencies, with changes to realign constituency boundaries with the boundaries of current local government wards, and to reduce the electoral disparity between constituencies. The only percepible change at this scale, between Caerphilly and Islwyn, is shown dotted on the map. These changes are expected to be implemented at the United Kingdom general election, 2009/10. Blaenau Gwent is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Caerphilly is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Islwyn is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Creation 1536 MP David Davies Party Conservative Type House of Commons County Gwent EP constituency Wales Monmouth is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Newport East is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Newport West is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Torfaen is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... In the United Kingdom, the four Boundary Commissions are responsible for determining the boundaries of House of Commons constituencies. ... The next United Kingdom general election must be held on or before 3 June, 2010. ...


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