Gainsborough (UK Parliament constituency)

Gainsborough is a constituency[n 1] in Lincolnshire represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 1983 by Sir Edward Leigh, a Conservative.[n 2]

Gainsborough
County constituency
for the House of Commons
Boundary of Gainsborough in Lincolnshire for the 2010 general election
Location of Lincolnshire within England
CountyLincolnshire
Electorate75,893 (June 2017)[1]
Major settlementsMarket Rasen and Gainsborough
Current constituency
Created1997
Member of ParliamentEdward Leigh (Conservative)
Number of membersOne
18851983
Number of membersOne
Replaced byGainsborough and Horncastle and Boothferry[2]
Created fromNorth Lincolnshire