Dundee City West 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. Also, however, 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.
Electoral region [ edit ]
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 North and Mearns, Angus South, Banffshire and Buchan Coast and Dundee City East.
The region covers all of the
Aberdeen City council area, the Aberdeenshire council area, the Angus council area, the Dundee City council area and part of the Moray council area.
Constituency boundaries and council area [ edit ]
The Dundee West constituency was created at the same time as the Scottish Parliament, in
1999, with the name and boundaries of an existing Westminster constituency. In 2005, however, the boundaries of the Westminster ( House of Commons) constituency were subject to some alteration.
Dundee City is represented by two constituencies in the Scottish Parliament: Dundee City East and Dundee City West.
2011 Scottish Parliament election, the redrawn and renamed Dundee City East constituency consists of the following electoral wards:
Member of the Scottish Parliament [ edit ]
2011 Joe Fitzpatrick
Election results [ edit ]
See also [ edit ]