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Elmet (UK Parliament constituency)
Elmet was a county constituency in West Yorkshire. This is seat in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It elected one Member of Parliament (MP) by a simple majority of votes.
From 1997 the MP (member of Parliament) was Colin Burgon of Labour. Burgon did not stand in the 2010 general election. The constituency was created in 1983 to cover the far eastern wards of Leeds and neighbouring areas.
- Marsh, David (24 April 2009). "Leeds MP Burgon is quitting - with blast at leaders". Yorkshire Evening Post. http://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/Leeds-MP-Burgon-is-quitting.5202653.jp. Retrieved 2009-04-25.