Hexham (UK Parliament Constituency)
Hexham is a county constituency 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. It is considered a safe seat for the Conservative Party.
Colonel Douglas Clifton Brown, who was Speaker of the House of Commons during the latter years of the Second World War, represented the seat for two separate tenures. The current MP is Guy Opperman who was elected at the general election in May 2010.
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