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:
To see who else has represented Medway in the House of Commons, please go here.
Medway's Parliamentary Constituencies
Medway is currently represented in the House of Commons by the following constituencies:
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 1841:
|6 December 1923|
|15 November 1922|
|14 December 1918|
|3 - 19 December 1910|
|15 January - 10 February 1910|
|12 January - 8 February 1906|
|23 September 1903|
|26 September - 24 October 1900|
|13 July - 7 August 1895|
|1 - 27 July 1886|
|24 November - 18 December 1885|
|11 July 1885|
|31 January - 17 February 1874|
|19 July 1870|
|17 November - 7 December 1868|
|11 - 24 July 1865|
|28 April - 18 May 1859|
|27 March - 24 April 1857|
To view the results for each election, click on the election date above.
Medway Vote Share
The Local Government Boundary Commission for England are currently reviewing Medway's ward boundaries. The new boundaries are expected to increase the number of councillors in Medway from 55 to 59 and will be introduced for the next elections to Medway council in 2023. They have launched a public consultation for residents and organisations in Medway to help them decide where the boundaries should be drawn. The consultation is open until 2 March 2020, with draft recommendations due to be published in June 2020. You can have your say on the new boundaries by clicking the button below, which will take you to the Local Government Boundary Commission for England's consultation.
Medway Elects is not affiliated with the Local Government Boundary Commission for England and is not responsible for the content of their website or the conduct of their boundary review.