The Wrekin (UK Parliament constituency)
The Wrekin is a constituency in the House of Commons of the British Parliament, located in the county of Shropshire in the West Midlands of England. It has existed continuously since its creation by the Representation of the People Act 1918, and is named after a prominent landmark hill in the area, The Wrekin. The constituency has periodically swung back and forth between the Labour and Conservative parties since the 1920s, and has been held since 2005 by a Conservative MP, Mark Pritchard.
for the House of Commons
|Electorate||66,111 (December 2010)|
|Major settlements||Albrighton, Cosford, Shifnal, Wellington|
|Member of Parliament||Mark Pritchard (Conservative)|
|Number of members||One|
|Created from||Wellington, Newport and Ludlow|