Local MPs and MEPs

Members of Parliament (MPs)

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The UK public elects Members of Parliament (MPs) to represent their interests and concerns in the House of Commons. MPs consider and propose new laws and can use their position to check the work of government.

There are two Parliamentary constituencies within Calderdale:

  • Calder Valley County constituency;
  • Halifax Borough constituency.

Each constituency elects one member to Parliament. A Parliamentary election must be held, at least, every 5 years.

To find your Member of Parliament, visit: Find your MP - UK Parliament website .

Members of European Parliament (MEPs)

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Your MEPs are your elected representatives in the European Union. Their job is to represent your interests and those of your city or region in Europe.

At European elections Calderdale falls within the Yorkshire and the Humber Region. Elections are held every 5 years and the Region elects 6 members to the European Parliament.

To find your regional European Parliament members, visit: Find your MEP - European Parliament website .

See also