South Dorset (UK Parliament constituency)

South Dorset is a constituency[n 1] represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2010 by Richard Drax, a Conservative.[n 2] The constituency was created as a consequence of the Redistribution of Seats Act 1885, although the area covered has changed since then.

South Dorset
Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
Boundary of South Dorset in Dorset
Location of Dorset within England
CountyDorset
Electorate73,499 (December 2010)[1]
Major settlementsWeymouth and Swanage
Current constituency
Created1885
Member of ParliamentRichard Drax (Conservative)
Number of membersOne
Created fromDorset