About Hitchin and Harpenden

The Parliamentary Constituency of Hitchin & Harpenden was created in 1995 as a result of the Boundary Review. Since 1997 the constituency has been served by two Conservative Members of Parliament: the Rt Hon. Peter Lilley (now Lord Lilley) (1997-2017) and Bim Afolami (first elected in 2017).

The constituency spans North Hertfordshire District Council and St Albans City & District Council, and is made up of the following local government wards:

  • Cadwell.
  • Chesfield.
  • Harpenden East.
  • Harpenden North.
  • Harpenden South.
  • Harpenden West.
  • Hitchin Bearton.
  • Hitchin Highbury.
  • Hitchin Oughton.
  • Hitchin Priory.
  • Hitchin Walsworth.
  • Hitchwood, Offa and Hoo.
  • Kimpton.
  • Redbourn.
  • Sandridge.
  • Wheathampstead.