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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia See also: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Parliament constituency), Yorkshire, Humber, and Lincolnshire Yorkshire and the Humber is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS) for statistical purposes.
Yorkshire and the Humber is one of the regions of England.It covers most of the historic county of Yorkshire, along with the part of northern Lincolnshire that was previously in the administrative area of Humberside (which existed 1974-1996).
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Yorkshire and the Humber was a constituency of the European Parliament.It elected six Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) using the D'Hondt method of party-list proportional representation, until the UK exit from the European Union on 31 January 2020.
Below Trent Falls, the Humber passes the junction with the Market Weighton Canal on the north shore, the confluence of the River Ancholme on the south shore; between North Ferriby and South Ferriby and under the Humber Bridge; between Barton-upon-Humber on the south bank and Kingston upon Hull on the north bank, then meets the North Sea between Cleethorpes on the Lincolnshire side and the long and thin headland of Spurn Head to the north. Ports on the Humber include the Port of Hull, the Port of
Although it is now an estuary, the Humber had a much longer freshwater course during the Ice Age, extending across what was the dry bed of the North Sea. The Humber features regularly in medieval British literature, in the Welsh Triads, the Humber is one of the three principal rivers of Britain and is continually mentioned throughout the Brut y Brenhinedd as a boundary between the southern kingdom and various northern kingdoms. In Geoffrey of Monmouth's 12th-century chronicle, the Humber is name
Most European hydronyms are Celtic in origin and numerous Celtic or Pre-Celtic derivations for Humber have been suggested.
Many fish live in and also migrate along the Humber when returning from the sea to their spawning grounds in Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Derbyshire. Salmon, sole, cod, eel, flounder, plaice, sprat, lamprey and sand goby have all been caught within the estuary. The Humber is also a good place for over-wintering birds and is a good breeding ground for bitterns, marsh harriers, little terns and avocets. It forms part of the Severn-Trent flyway, a route used by migratory birds to cross Great Britain
- Proposed boundary changes
- Results history
The region of Yorkshire and the Humber is divided into 54 parliamentary constituencies which is made up of 25 Borough Constituencies and 29 County Constituencies. Since the general election of December 2019, 26 are represented by Conservative MPs and 28 by Labour MPs.
The Boundary Commission for England submitted their final proposals in respect of the Sixth Periodic Review of Westminster Constituencies in September 2018. Although the proposals were immediately laid before Parliament they were not brought forward by the Government for approval. Accordingly, they did not come into effect for the 2019 election which took place on 12 December 2019, and which was contested using the constituency boundaries in place since 2010. Under the terms of the Parliamentary
Primary data source: House of Commons research briefing - General election results from 1918 to 2019
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Yorkshire and the Humber is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS) for statistical purposes.