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Parliamentary Constituencies

Volume 932: debated on Thursday 26 May 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will publish in the Official Report the current size of electorate for each parliamentary

ConstituencyProvisional 1977 Parliamentary electoratePercentage difference from 66,056 (English Average)
Aldershot86,156+ 30·4
Basingstoke94,702+43·4
Christchurch and Lymington*57,232-13·4
Eastleigh80,353+21·6
Fareham59,643-9·7
Gosport50,193-24·0
Havant and Waterloo80,543+21·9
New Forest*82,971+25·6
Petersfield80,014+21·1
Portsmouth North69,182+4·7
Portsmouth South68,402+3·6
Southampton, Itchen82,126+24·3
Southampton, Test77,515+17·3
Winchester87,018+31·7
* Part of the constituency lies in Dorset.
On the basis of the current average English electorate the provisional 1977 parliamentary electorate of Hampshire would entitle the county to 15 constituencies.