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Parliamentary Constituencies (Hampshire)

Volume 124: debated on Thursday 10 December 1987

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To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will list in the Official Report each of the parliamentary constituencies in Hampshire in ranking order according to the size of their current electorates, indicating the percentage variation on the average number of electors per constituency in England.

The information requested has been taken from OPCS monitor EL87/1 and is as follows:

1987 electorate
Parliamentary constituencyNumberPercentage difference from English average1
Eastleigh88,664+27·4
East Hampshire87,476+25·7
Aldershot81,791+17·5
Portsmouth, North81,350+ 16·9
Romsey and Waterside80,179+15·2
Basingstoke79,116+13·7
Fareham77,910+12·0
Winchester77,527+11·4
Havant77,412+11·2
Portsmouth, South76,814+10·4
New Forest75,780+8·9
Southampton, Test74,711+7·4
Southampton, Itchen73,412+5·5
North West Hampshire70,916+1·9
Gosport68,891-1·0
1 The average number of electors per constituency in England is 69,585.