Bethnal Green and Bow (UK Parliament Constituency)

Bethnal Green And Bow (UK Parliament Constituency)

Bethnal Green and Bow is a parliamentary constituency located in Greater London, represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election. The constituency first existed 1974-1983, and was re-created in 1997. It is one of the poorest constituencies in London, and is one of the most ethnically diverse, with a large minority being Bangladeshi.

Read more about Bethnal Green And Bow (UK Parliament Constituency):  Boundaries, Constituency Profile, Members of Parliament, Election Results, Statistics

Other related articles:

Bethnal Green And Bow (UK Parliament Constituency) - Statistics
... According to the 2001 census, the constituency is one of the diverse areas in the UK ... It has a population of around 112,000 people, 46.4 per cent are of White race (52,148), the second largest ethnic group was, Bangladeshi (40,082) constituting 35.7 per cent of the population, other Asians 2.7 per cent (includes Indians, Pakistanis and other Asians - 3,069), those of Black race (5,494) constitute 4.9 per cent (includes Black Africans and Caribbeans), Mixed race (2,699) 2.4 per cent, Chinese (1,194) 1.1 per cent, and other ethnic groups less than 1 per cent ...

Famous quotes containing the words parliament, bow and/or green:

    He felt that it would be dull times in Dublin, when they should have no usurping government to abuse, no Saxon Parliament to upbraid, no English laws to ridicule, and no Established Church to curse.
    Anthony Trollope (1815–1882)

    Who has seen the wind? Neither you nor I:
    But when the trees bow down their heads, The wind is passing by.
    Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830–1894)

    It seemed like this was one big Prozac nation, one big mess of malaise. Perhaps the next time half a million people gather for a protest march on the White House green it will not be for abortion rights or gay liberation, but because we’re all so bummed out.
    Elizabeth Wurtzel, U.S. author. Prozac Nation: Young and Depressed in America, p. 298, Houghton Mifflin (1994)