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Parliamentary Electorate

Volume 934: debated on Tuesday 28 June 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will publish the present size of electorates in each of the parliamentary constituencies in the Northern Region.

The information requested is as follows:

ELECTORATES IN NORTHERN REGION CONSTITUENCIES
Parliamentary ConstituencyProvisional 1977 Parliamentary Elections
Barrow-in-Furness 54,421
Berwick-upon-Tweed42,703
Bishop Auckland75,134
Blaydon58,316
Blyth 77,687
Carlisle53,815
Chester-le-Street79,588
Cleveland and Whitby*64,651
Consett58,320
Darlington63,408
Durham77,382
Easington 65,416
Gateshead, East 63,904
Gateshead, West 30,180
Hartlepool65,968
Hexham66,846
Houghton-le-Spring60,609
Jarrow55,991
Morecambe and Lonsdale*68,597
Morpeth49,764
Newcastle upon Tyne, Central23,683
Newcastle upon Tyne, East45,463
Newcastle upon Tyne, North 39,898
Newcastle upon Tyne, West81,410
Durham, North-West63,329
Penrith and The Border56,974
Richmond, Yorks64,669
Skipton*53,438
South Shields71,437
Sunderland, North74,502
Sunderland, South78,009
Middlesbrough64,573
Redcar63,249
Stockton88,181
Thornaby 62,518
Tynemouth75,801
Wallsend90,179
Westmorland58,189
Whitehaven 52,224
Workington55,134
* Partly in another region.