Perth and North Perthshire (UK Parliament constituency)

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Perth and North Perthshire
County constituency
Image:PerthNorthPerthshireUKParliamentConstituency.png
Perth and North Perthshire shown within Scotland
Created: 2005
MP: Pete Wishart
Party: Scottish National Party
Type: House of Commons
Council areas: Perth and Kinross
EP constituency: Scotland

Perth and North Perthshire is a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It was created for the 2005 general election, replacing some of Perth and most of Tayside North.

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[edit] Boundaries

The constituency covers the north of the Perth and Kinross council area.

[edit] Members of Parliament

YearMemberParty
2005 Peter Wishart SNP

[edit] Election results

General Election 2005: Perth and North Perthshire
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Scottish National Party Pete Wishart 15,469 33.7 −2.3
Conservative Douglas Taylor 13,948 30.4 +5.4
Labour Doug Maughan 8,601 18.7 −5.7
Liberal Democrats Gordon Campbell 7,403 16.1 +4.0
Scottish Socialist Philip Stott 509 1.1 −1.2
Majority 1521 3.3
Turnout 45,930 64.8 +0.3
Scottish National Party hold Swing −3.8

This constituency was created in 2005 from parts of Perth and most of Tayside North.

[edit] See also


UK Parliament constituencies in Scotland
Labour

Aberdeen North | Aberdeen South | Airdrie and Shotts | Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock | Central Ayrshire | Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill | Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East | Dumfries and Galloway | Dundee West | East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow | East Lothian | East Renfrewshire | Edinburgh East | Edinburgh North and Leith | Edinburgh South | Edinburgh South West | Falkirk | Glasgow Central | Glasgow East | Glasgow North | Glasgow North West | Glasgow South | Glasgow South West | Glenrothes | Inverclyde | Kilmarnock and Loudoun | Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath | Lanark and Hamilton East | Linlithgow and East Falkirk | Livingston | Midlothian | Motherwell and Wishaw | North Ayrshire and Arran | Ochil and South Perthshire | Paisley and Renfrewshire North | Paisley and Renfrewshire South | Rutherglen and Hamilton West | Stirling | West Dunbartonshire

Liberal Democrat

Argyll and Bute | Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk | Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross | Dunfermline and West Fife | East Dunbartonshire | Edinburgh West | Gordon | Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey | North East Fife | Orkney and Shetland | Ross, Skye and Lochaber | West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine

SNP

Angus | Banff and Buchan | Dundee East | Moray | Na h-Eileanan an Iar | Perth and North Perthshire

Conservative and Unionist

Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale

Speaker

Glasgow North East

Scotland European constituency: Labour (2) | SNP (2) | Conservative and Unionist (1) | Liberal Democrats (1)

Perth and North Perthshire (UK Parliament constituency)

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