The UK Parliament is comprised of two chambers: the House of Lords, whose members are appointed by the government (usually for life); and the House of Commons, whose members are directly elected by voters in 650 constituencies under the "first past the post" voting system. Together, the UK Parliament is responsible for legislation affecting the whole of the UK.
Medway's Members of Parliament
Each of Medway's constituencies elect one Member of Parliament (MP) to represent their interests, and vote on their behalf, in the House of Commons. The current MPs are:
Medway's Parliamentary Constituencies
Medway is currently represented in the House of Commons by the following three constituencies:
To see historical results for old constituencies, please go here.
Elections to the UK Parliament
The following elections to the UK Parliament have taken place in Medway since 1997:
General election on 8 June 2017
General election on 7 May 2015
Parliamentary by-election on 20 November 2014
General election on 6 May 2010
General election on 5 May 2005
General election on 7 June 2001
General election on 1 May 1997