Dagenham and Rainham
will be a constituency
represented in the House of Commons
of the Parliament of the United Kingdom
. It will elect one Member of Parliament
(MP) by the first past the post
system of election.
Following their review of parliamentary representation in North London, the Boundary Commission for England have created a new constituency of Dagenham and Rainham.
This seat should not be confused with the new creation of Gillingham and Rainham, which is in Kent.
Electoral wards from the London
boroughs of Barking and Dagenham
have been used to create a cross-border constituency of Dagenham and Rainham.