Aberdeen Central (UK Parliament constituency)
|Former Burgh constituency
for the House of Commons
|Subdivisions of Scotland||Aberdeenshire|
|Number of members||One|
|Replaced by||Aberdeen North
Aberdeen Central was a burgh constituency in the city of Aberdeen in Scotland which was represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It was created for the 1997 general election and returned one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system until it was abolished for the 2005 general election.
Upon the boundary review in time for the 2005 election, the seat was abolished, with most of the seat joining Aberdeen North, except for Queen's Cross, Gilcomston and Langstane which joined Aberdeen South.
The City of Aberdeen District electoral divisions of Cairncry, Causewayend, Linksfield, Rosemount, Rubislaw, St Machar, St Nicholas, and Woodside.
Members of Parliament
|2005||Constituency abolished: see Aberdeen North and Aberdeen South|
Elections in the 2000s
|General Election 2001: Aberdeen Central|
|SNP||Wayne Gordon Gault||5,379||20.4||+4.2|
|Liberal Democrat||Mrs. Eleanor Anderson||4,547||17.2||+4.0|
|Conservative||Stewart Norman Gunn Whyte||3,761||14.2||−5.3|
|Scottish Socialist||Andy Cumbers||717||2.7||N/A|
Elections in the 1990s
|General Election 1997: Aberdeen Central|
|Liberal Democrat||John Brown||4,714||13.2||N/A|
|Referendum Party||James Farquharson||446||1.3||N/A|
|Labour win (new seat)|
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "A" (part 1)[self-published source][better source needed]
- Kimber, Richard (2008). "Aberdeen Central". politicsresources.net. Retrieved 2008-07-14.