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Haltemprice and Howden Constituency

The present Haltemprice and Howden constituency runs from the border of Hull and Hessle in the east to the outskirts of Goole in the west and northwards to Holme-on-Spalding-Moor and further to the boundary with York in the north west. The southern boundary is the River Humber, and the western boundary the River Ouse.

Constituency map

There are about 70,000 voters, mostly in the suburbs and villages to the west of Hull. Rural Howdenshire forms the bulk of the geographical area of the constituency but provides less than a fifth of the electorate.

The constituency includes many settlements along the A63/M62: Swanland, North Ferriby, Melton, Welton, Brough, Elloughton, South Cave, North Cave, Gilberdyke, Newport, and obviously Howden.

The following East Riding of Yorkshire Council (ERYC) Wards make up the constituency. There are nine Liberal Democrat councillors on Conservative controlled ERYC, two of them in Haltemprice & Howden constituency.

Ward

Councillors

Towns and Villages in the ward

Cottingham North

2 Independent (formerly Tory) councillors

Cottingham

Cottingham South

2 Tory councillors

Cottingham

Dale

3 councillors, 2 Tory 1 Independent

Elloughton-cum-Brough, South Cave, Little Weighton, Skidby, Riplingham, etc.

Howden

1 Tory councillor

Howden Town, Asselby, Barmby on the Marsh

Howdenshire,

3 Tory councillors:

North Cave, Newport, Gilberdyke, Holme-on-Spalding-Moor, Eastrington, villages south to the Humber and north towards York, such as Spaldington, Bubwith, Breighton, Ellerton, Aughton, etc.

South Hunsley

2 Tory councillors:

North Ferriby, Swanland, Melton and Welton

Tranby

2 Lib Dem councillors

Anlaby with Anlaby Common

Willerby & Kirk Ella.

3 Tory councillors.

Willerby & Kirk Ella

There is a Parish Council in every part of the constituency.