M01 - THE CONSTITUENCY
The constituency covers the east of the district of Mendip and the north of the district of South Somerset. The Lib Dems have held the seat since 1997, albeit very narrowly by small three-figure majorities.
The electoral wards used in the composition of Somerton and Frome come from Mendip, and South Somerset districts. They are:
From Mendip; Ammerdown, Beckington and Selwood, Butleigh and Baltonsborough, Coleford and Holcombe, Cranmore, Doulting and Nunney, Creech, Frome Berkley Down, Frome College, Frome Keyford, Frome Market, Frome Oakfield, Frome Park, Postlebury, Rode and Norton St. Phillip, and The Pennards and Ditcheat
From South Somerset; Blackmoor Vale, Bruton, Burrow Hill, Camelot, Cary, Curry Rivel, Islemoor, Langport and Huish, Martock, Milborne Port, Northstone, Tower, Turn Hill, Wessex, and Wincanton.
Election ~ ~ ~ ~ Member ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Party
~ 1983 ~ ~ Robert Boscawen ~ ~ ~ ~ Conservative
~ 1992 ~ ~ Mark N.F. Robinson ~ ~ ~Conservative
~ 1997 ~ ~ David Heath ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Liberal Democrat
Notional 2005 Results:
Conservative: 23831 (43.3%)
Liberal Democrat: 23792 (43.2%)
Labour: 5809 (10.6%)
Other: 1602 (2.9%)
Majority: 39 (0.1%)
Actual 2005 result
Conservative: 22947 (42.4%)
Labour: 5865 (10.8%)
Liberal Democrat: 23759 (43.9%)
UKIP: 1047 (1.9%)
Other: 484 (0.9%)
Majority: 812 (1.5%)
Conservative: 22315 (42.4%)
Labour: 6113 (11.6%)
Liberal Democrat: 22983 (43.6%)
UKIP: 919 (1.7%)
Other: 354 (0.7%)
Majority: 668 (1.3%)
Conservative: 22554 (39.3%)
Labour: 9385 (16.3%)
Liberal Democrat: 22684 (39.5%)
Referendum: 2449 (4.3%)
Other: 331 (0.6%)
Majority: 130 (0.2%
Working to improve the community of Somerton And Frome.
We would appreciate any help, suggestions or constructive criticisms as to how we as a group of residents of the constituency can improve life and amenities, services and costs, liberty and freedom, crime levels and education, health care and representation in the towns, villages and countryside of Somerton and Frome where we live.
Teamwork works best for all of us.
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