Leicester East (UK Parliament constituency)

Leicester East is a constituency[n 1] represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since December 2019 by Claudia Webbe, who was elected as a Labour MP, but currently sits as an Independent due to her suspension from the party in September 2020 after she was charged with harassment.[2]

Leicester East
Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
Boundary of Leicester East in Leicestershire
Location of Leicestershire within England
CountyLeicestershire
Electorate74,377 (December 2010)[1]
Current constituency
Created1974 (1974)
Member of ParliamentClaudia Webbe (Independent)
Number of membersOne
Created fromLeicester South East
Leicester North East
19181950
Number of membersOne
Replaced byLeicester South East
Leicester North East
Created fromLeicester