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Constituency

The Cities of London and Westminster constituency was formed in 1950, and is created from two distinct areas: the City of London, representing the economic heart of the capital, and the City of Westminster, Britain’s political and cultural centre.

* Click on the points of interest on this map of the constituency to learn more about the area.

The constituency contains some of our country’s most iconic landmarks, revered institutions and famous streets, such as Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament, Trafalgar Square and St Paul’s Cathedral.

It is often assumed that the constituency houses only the superrich in the mansions of Mayfair or political figures in the Westminster village. However, the constituency actually contains a considerable amount of social housing, accommodating a uniquely cosmopolitan mix of different peoples.