Guildford (UK Parliament Constituency)
Coordinates: 51°14′46″N 0°33′07″W / 51.246°N 0.552°W / 51.246; -0.552
|for the House of Commons|
Boundary of Guildford in Surrey.
Location of Surrey within England.
|Electorate||77,517 (December 2010)|
|Member of Parliament||Anne Milton (Conservative)|
|Number of members||One|
|1295 (1295)–1885 (1885)|
|Number of members||1295–1868: Two
|Type of constituency||Borough constituency|
|European Parliament constituency||South East England|
Guildford is a county constituency in Surrey which returns one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, elected by the first-past-the-post voting system.
From 1295, it was a parliamentary borough represented in the House of Commons of England until 1708, then in the House of Commons of Great Britain until 1801, and in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom until 1885. Until 1868 it returned two MPs, elected by the bloc vote system of elections. Under the Reform Act 1867, its representation was reduced to one seat with effect from the 1868 general election.
The parliamentary borough was abolished under the Redistribution of Seats Act 1885, and the name transferred to a county division of the same name which covered a much wider geographical area.
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