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About Newton Abbot

Richard Younger Ross and colleaguesIn 2001 and 2005, Richard Younger-Ross was elected as the Liberal Democrat MP for Teignbridge. For the 2010 General Election, the Teignbridge constituency was abolished following the Boundary Commission for England's review of parliamentary representation in Devon.

In the 2010 General Election, Richard Younger-Ross lost out to the Conservative candidate by just 523 votes, making Newton Abbot one of the most marginal constituencies in the country. In 2015, Richard Younger-Ross stood for Newton Abbot. Following that election the local party is determined to win the seat back.

The wards of Ambrook, Bishopsteignton, Bradley, Buckland and Milber, Bushell, College, Dawlish Central and North East, Dawlish South West, Ipplepen, Kenton with Starcross, Kerswell-with-Combe, Kingsteignton East, Kingsteignton West, Shaldon and Stokeinteignhead, Teignmouth Central, Teignmouth East and Teignmouth West form the Newton Abbot constituency.