Harborough (UK Parliament constituency)

Harborough (/ˈhɑːrbərə, -bʌrə/) is a constituency[n 1] covering the south east of Leicestershire[n 2] represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament[n 3] since 2017 by Neil O'Brien of the Conservative Party.

Harborough
County constituency
for the House of Commons
Boundary of Harborough in Leicestershire for the 2010 general election
Location of Leicestershire within England
CountyLeicestershire
Electorate78,753 (December 2010)[1]
Major settlementsMarket Harborough, Oadby, Wigston
Current constituency
Created1885
Member of ParliamentNeil O'Brien (Conservative)
Number of membersOne
Created fromSouth Leicestershire

It is considered a safe seat for the Conservative Party, as there has been a Conservative representative elected since 1924 (with a brief 5 year interlude from the Labour party in 1945).