The Parliamentary Constituency field holds the Westminster
Parliamentary Constituencies and the Alternative Constituency
holds the Welsh Assembly name or the Scottish Parliamentary
Constituency. In the case of Northern Ireland, Stormont (NI)
Constituencies are currently the same as Westminster
Constituencies and are therefore named in the Parliamentary
Westminster Constituencies are the areas used to elect Members of Parliament
(MPs) to the House of Commons, which is the primary legislative chamber of
the UK and is located in Westminster, London.
To produce this data list, the Constituency code and name are
geographically matched to each Postcode in the UK. In addition to the
Westminster Constituency codes and names, this product also
includes the Westminster MP names and Party currently holding the seat and
also an additional field to identify the Scottish Constituency UK
in Scotland and the Welsh Assembly in Wales.
Westminster Constituencies UK are of course used to elect Members of
Parliament to the House of Commons.
Currently there are 650 constituencies in England and Wales (2015 General
Constituency UK Applications
The Constituency UK data is ideal
for relating Postcodes and address information to the respective
Constituency UK and determining the resident MP and
Political Party. The data is therefore essential for:
Government Relations Officers or Political Policy Makers
Relate Postcodes and addresses to the current UK political geography
Determining which constituencies to lobby based upon employee, supplier
and customer site distributions
- Full Postcode
- Postcode Sector
- Postcode District
- Postcode Area
- Westminster Constituency UK Code
- Westminster Constituency UK Name
- MP Name
- Political Party
- Alternative Constituency Name (Scottish Parliamentary
Constituency or Welsh Assembly)
The Constituency UK data covers the
United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland)
The data is supplied as a Comma
Separated Variable (CSV) delimited text file using double quotes by default.
This field format will open very easily using
almost any software application including but not limited to Excel, Word,
Notepad, Access, SQL etc. Due to the size of the file,
older versions of Excel may not be an option as Excel
limits any file size to around 65,000 rows / records.
The Constituency UK data is by default emailed
at the time of order using a secure download link delivery method. If
you require the
data supplied in another format then we will be more than happy to
accommodate you where reasonable to do so at no extra cost.
The Constituency UK list is licensed
annually for each user that has access to it.
Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown
copyright and database right 2012. Contains Royal Mail data © Royal Mail
copyright and database right 2012.
The file is updated every three months
and free updates will be made available to you so long as
your licence remains current.