Cambridge (UK Parliament constituency)

Cambridge is a constituency[n 1] represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2015 by Daniel Zeichner of the Labour Party.[n 2] One of the oldest continuously constituted constituencies, it was created in 1295 and is centred on the university city of Cambridge.

Cambridge
Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
Boundary of Cambridge in Cambridgeshire
Location of Cambridgeshire within England
CountyCambridgeshire
Population114,740 (2011 census)[1]
Electorate74,628 (2018)[2]
Major settlementsCambridge
Current constituency
Created1295
Member of ParliamentDaniel Zeichner (Labour)
Number of members1295–1885: Two
1885–present: One

It was held by the Conservatives from 1967 to 1992, since when it has been represented alternately by both Labour and the Liberal Democrats.

In the 2016 referendum to leave the European Union, the constituency voted 73.8% to remain.[3]