Rutland and Melton (UK Parliament constituency)

Rutland and Melton is a county constituency spanning Leicestershire and Rutland, represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom since 2019 by Alicia Kearns, a Conservative. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first-past-the-post system of election.

Rutland and Melton
County constituency
for the House of Commons
Boundary of Rutland and Melton in Rutland and Leicestershire
Location of Rutland and Leicestershire within England
County1983–1997 Leicestershire
1997–present Leicestershire and Rutland
Electorate77,324 (December 2010)[1]
Major settlementsMelton Mowbray, Oakham and Uppingham
Current constituency
Created1983
Member of ParliamentAlicia Kearns (Conservative)
Number of membersOne
Created fromRutland & Stamford, and Melton

The constituency was first contested in 1983. It has been considered a safe Conservative seat since its creation, continuing to elect a Conservative with a significant margin even with the 1997 national swing towards the Labour Party. Sir Alan Duncan did not stand for re-election in 2019.[2]