Hemel Hempstead (UK Parliament constituency)

Hemel Hempstead is a 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.

Hemel Hempstead
County constituency
for the House of Commons
Boundary of Hemel Hempstead in Hertfordshire
Location of Hertfordshire within England
CountyHertfordshire
Electorate72,561 (December 2010)[1]
Major settlementsHemel Hempstead
Current constituency
Created1997
Member of ParliamentMike Penning (Conservative)
Number of membersOne
Created fromWest Hertfordshire
19181983
Number of membersOne
Type of constituencyCounty constituency
Replaced byHertfordshire West and Hertfordshire South West[2]
Created fromWatford and St Albans