Nottingham South Constituency – traditionally a safe labour seat – is one of the most diverse in Nottinghamshire, covering higher and lower income areas, which has led to varied results from elections over the years.
Labour’s Lillian Greenwood since 2010, and Alan Simpson before her. The labour majority has grown to 6,000 in 2015 to more than 15,000 in 2017.
A century ago the seat was held by a series of Conservative MPs, before going to Liberal and then Liberal Labour, National Labour Co operative.
The area is also predominantly in favour of the European Union with 53.53% voting to remain in the referendum whilst 46.47% voted to leave.
The area has a large student presence, due to three university campuses within the constituency, and with Wollaton, one of the constituency’s more affluent areas, as well as Lenton and Radford, there are expected to be mixed votes.