Medway Elects
UK Parliament

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:

  Rehman Chishti MP
  Tracey Crouch MP
  Kelly Tolhurst MP

Medway's Parliamentary Constituencies

Medway is currently represented in the House of Commons by the following constituencies:

  Chatham & Aylesford
  Gillingham & Rainham
  Rochester & Strood

To see historical information for old constituencies covering Medway, please go here.

Elections to the UK Parliament

The following elections to the UK Parliament have taken place in Medway since 1918:

General election 8 June 2017
General election 7 May 2015
Rochester & Strood 20 November 2014
General election 6 May 2010
General election 5 May 2005
General election 7 June 2001
General election 1 May 1997
General election 9 April 1992
General election 11 June 1987
General election 9 June 1983
General election 3 May 1979
General election 10 October 1974
General election 28 February 1974
General election 18 June 1970
General election 31 March 1966
General election 15 October 1964
General election 8 October 1959
General election 26 May 1955
General election 25 October 1951
General election 23 February 1950
Gravesend 26 November 1947
General election 5 July 1945
General election 14 November 1935
General election 27 October 1931
General election 30 May 1929
General election 29 October 1924
General election 6 December 1923
General election 15 November 1922
General election 14 December 1918

To view the results for each election, click on the election date above.