Melton (UK Parliament constituency)

Melton was a county constituency centred on the town of Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire. It returned one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

Melton
Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
CountyLeicestershire
Major settlementsMelton Mowbray
18851983
Number of membersOne
Replaced byRutland & Melton, Loughborough and Bosworth[1]
Created fromNorth Leicestershire

The constituency was created for the 1885 general election, when the former two-seat Northern Division of Leicestershire was replaced by two new single-seat county divisions: Melton and Loughborough. It was abolished for the 1983 general election, when it was succeeded by the Rutland and Melton constituency.


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