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Elections and voting
Parliamentary constituencies 
General election results 2005 
General elections results 2010 
 See also
Elections results
Members of parliament
Polling stations for 2010
Voting by post
Voting by proxy
Voting in person
 Web links
United Kingdom Parliament

General elections

Members of Parliament (MPs) are elected in the General Election, held every five years. Each MP serves in the House of Commons, based within the houses of Parliament at Westminster in London. MPs represent the interests of the people living in their constituency.

Hull is divided into three parliamentary constituencies:

  • Kingston upon Hull East
  • Kingston Upon Hull North
  • Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle

Find out details of your local MP, how to contact them and when they hold surgeries 

Visit the official website for the United Kingdom Parliament for more information about Parliament and democracy in the UK (link opens in a new window)

The next parliamentary election will be held on Thursday 7 May 2015.

A nomination pack to apply to be a candidate at the General Election can be downloaded below. Alternatively printed copies are available for collection from the reception desk at The Guildhall, Alfred Gelder Street, Hull, HU1 2AA.

In preparation for the elections two briefing sessions for candidates and agents will be held at The Guildhall on -

  • Thursday 26 March from 3 - 5pm
  • Thursday 2 April from 5 - 7pm 

If you are thinking of standing as a candidate in the local government elections or the General election, particularly if you are new to the nomination and elections process, you are strongly urged to attend one of the briefing sessions.

The session will cover the following points:

  • election timetable
  • qualifications
  • disqualifications
  • nominations
  • agents
  • postal votes
  • day of poll
  • counting of votes
  • candidates expenses

Please book in advance by emailing

Electoral Commission provide guidance and resources for candidates and agents (link opens in a new window)

The UK Parliamentary General election will be combined with the local elections. Access the combined timetable (link opens in a new window)

How to vote

You must be registered on the electoral register to vote in an election.

More information about how you can register or update your details on the electoral register

You can vote in person at the polling station on your polling card, by post, or by proxy vote (this is when you arrange with the elections office for someone else to vote for you, usually a family member). Polling hours are between 7am and 10pm on the day of the election.

More information about voting in person

More information about voting by post

More information about voting by proxy

Previous election results

Find out the results of the 2005 general election

Find out the results of the 2010 general election

Contact us

Electoral services
Hull City Council
Alfred Gelder Street
Map (link opens in a new window)

Tel: 01482 300 300
Text phone: 01482 300 349
Fax: 01482 613 097


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