South Hertfordshire (UK Parliament constituency)
South Hertfordshire was a constituency in Hertfordshire which returned one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It was created for the February 1974 general election and abolished for the 1983 general election when it was mainly replaced by the new Hertsmere constituency.
|Former County constituency|
for the House of Commons
|Number of members||One|
|Replaced by||Hertsmere, Watford and St Albans|
|Created from||Barnet, Enfield West and St Albans|
- Statutory definition
- The Urban District of Potters Bar,
- the Rural District of Elstree,
- in the Rural District of St Albans the parishes of Colney Heath, London Colney, and St Stephen, and
- in the Rural District of Watford the parish of Aldenham.
- Components' immediate predecessor seats
The land of the Urban District of Potters Bar in local government administration-abolished Middlesex has been in Hertfordshire since the creation of Greater London in 1965. It now moved into this new seat from the abolished Enfield West seat.
- Components' immediate successors
Colney Heath was went back to St Albans seat and St Stephen transferred to the Watford seat.
The rest formed most of the new County Constituency of Hertsmere.
Members of Parliament
|Feb 1974||Cecil Parkinson||Conservative|
|1983||constituency abolished: see Hertsmere|
|Conservative win (new seat)|
|National Front||S Fenn||605||1.2||New|
- "'Hertfordshire South', Feb 1974 - May 1983". ElectionWeb Project. Cognitive Computing Limited. Retrieved 22 March 2016.
- "The Parliamentary Constituencies (England) Order 1970". www.legislation.gov.uk. Retrieved 2019-02-25.