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Islington South and Finsbury is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election.

Boundaries Edit

The seat covers the southern part of the London Borough of Islington, including Barnsbury, Canonbury, parts of Holloway and Kings Cross and the former area of the Metropolitan Borough of Finsbury, which includes Bunhill, Pentonville and Clerkenwell. It was formed from the Islington South West seat which was abolished in February 1974.


Members of Parliament Edit

  • 1974-Present: Alexander Harris, Labour


Summary of previous election results Edit

(Calculations compared to Islington South West).


February 1974 General Election: Islington South and Finsbury
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alexander Harris 15,064 54.31% -6.58%
Conservative J Szemerey 6,473 23.34% -7.87
Liberal R Adams 5,415 19.52 +14.03%