Angus North and Mearns (Scottish Parliament constituency)
|Angus North and Mearns|
|Angus North and Mearns shown within the North East Scotland electoral region and the region shown within Scotland|
|Party||Scottish National Party|
Angus North and Mearns is a constituency of the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood). It elects one Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) by the first past the post method of election. It is one of ten constituencies in the North East Scotland electoral region, which elects seven additional members, in addition to ten constituency MSPs, to produce a form of proportional representation for the region as a whole.
The other nine constituencies of the North East Scotland region are Aberdeen Central, Aberdeen Donside, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Aberdeenshire East, Aberdeenshire West, Angus South, Banffshire and Buchan Coast, Dundee City East and Dundee City West.
Constituency boundaries and council area
Angus is represented by two constituencies in the Scottish Parliament: Angus North and Mearns and Angus South. Aberdeenshire is represented by four constituencies in the Scottish Parliament: Aberdeenshire East, Aberdeenshire West, Angus North and Mearns and Banffshire and Buchan Coast.
The electoral wards used in the creation of Angus North and Mearns are:
- In full: Mearns, Brechin and Edzell, Forfar and District, Montrose and District
- In part: Stonehaven and Lower Deeside (shared with Aberdeenshire West)
Member of the Scottish Parliament
|2011||Nigel Don||Scottish National Party|
|Scottish Parliament election, 2011: Angus North and Mearns|
|Liberal Democrats||Sanjay Samani||1,726||6.9||-13.9|
|Scottish Parliament election, 2007 Notional Result: Angus North and Mearns|
The following table is the election results for the former constituency of Angus.
|Scottish Parliament election, 2007: Angus|
|Liberal Democrats||Scott Rennie||3,799||11.9||-0.9|