Kincardine and Deeside (UK Parliament constituency)

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Kincardine and Deeside
Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
19831997
Number of members one
Replaced by West Aberdeenshire & Kincardine
Aberdeen South
Created from West Aberdeenshire

Kincardine and Deeside was a county constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1983 until 1997. It was mainly replaced by West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine, apart from the parts of the seat within the borders of Aberdeen City Council, which joined Aberdeen South.

Boundaries[edit]

Kincardine and Deeside District; and the City of Aberdeen District electoral divisions of Auchinyell, Craigton, Kincorth, and Peterculter.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1983 Alick Buchanan-Smith Conservative
1991 by-election Nicol Stephen Liberal Democrat
1992 George Kynoch Conservative
1997 constituency abolished

Elections[edit]

Elections of the 1990s[edit]

General Election 1992: Kincardine and Deeside[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative George Kynoch 22,924 43.7 +3.1
Liberal Democrat Nicol Stephen 18,429 35.1 −1.2
SNP Allan Macartney 5,927 11.3 +4.9
Labour Malcolm Savidge 4,795 9.1 −6.8
Scottish Green Stephen James Campbell 381 0.7 +0.1
Majority 4,495 8.6 +4.3
Turnout 52,456 79.3 +4.1
Conservative hold Swing +2.1
By-election 1991: Kincardine and Deeside
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Nicol Stephen 20,779 49.0 +12.7
Conservative Marcus Humphrey 12,955 30.6 −10.1
SNP Allan Macartney 4,705 11.1 +4.7
Labour Malcolm Savidge 3,271 7.7 −8.2
Scottish Green Stephen James Campbell 683 1.6 +1.0
Majority 7,824 18.4
Turnout 43,587 67.0 −8.2
Liberal Democrats gain from Conservative Swing +11.4

Elections of the 1980s[edit]

General Election 1987: Kincardine and Deeside
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alick Buchanan-Smith 19,438 40.7 −7.0
Liberal Nicol Stephen 17,375 36.3 +6.9
Labour Jurgen Karl Albert Thomaneck 7,624 15.9 +0.7
SNP Mrs Frances Elspeth Duncan 3,082 6.5 −1.2
Green Mrs Louise McDonald Perica 299 0.6 N/A
Majority 2,063 4.4
Turnout 47,818 75.2 +3.7
Conservative hold Swing −3.3
General Election 1983: Kincardine and Deeside
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alick Buchanan-Smith 20,293 47.7 N/A
Liberal A.S. Waugh 12,497 29.4 N/A
Labour Mrs. M.C. Morell 6,472 15.2 N/A
SNP A. Tuttle 3,297 7.7 N/A
Majority 7,796 18.3 N/A
Turnout 45,559 71.5 N/A
Conservative win (new seat)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Politics Resources". Election 1992. Politics Resources. 9 April 1992. Retrieved 6 Dec 2010.