Havant and Waterloo
was a parliamentary constituency
centred on the towns of Havant
. It returned one Member of Parliament
(MP) to the House of Commons
of the Parliament of the United Kingdom
, elected by the first past the post
The constituency was created for the February 1974 general election. It was abolished for the 1983 general election.
The area of the constituency was the same as that of the Havant and Waterloo Urban District
, on the south coast of England. The seat covered the semi-urban area in the south east of Hampshire
, between the city of Portsmouth
and the West Sussex
As part of the re-organisation of local government, in 1974-1975, the Urban District was incorporated in the Borough of Havant.
Members of Parliament