Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath (UK Parliament constituency)
|Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath|
for the House of Commons
Boundary of Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath in Scotland.
|Member of parliament||Gordon Brown (Labour)|
|European Parliament constituency||Scotland|
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath is a county constituency representing the areas around the towns of Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath, in Fife, Scotland, in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It was created for the 2005 general election from most of the old Kirkcaldy constituency and parts of Dunfermline East constituency.
|This section requires expansion. (June 2008)|
Along with Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath, the towns of Burntisland, Dalgety Bay, Dysart, Kelty, and Lochgelly and the villages of Aberdour, Auchtertool, Ballingry, Crosshill, Glencraig, Kinghorn, Lochore and Lumphinnans make up the constituency.
Members of Parliament
|General Election 2015: Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath|
|Liberal Democrat||Callum Leslie|
|UKIP||Jack Neill|
|General Election 2010
Turnout: 45,802 (62.2%) +3.8
Majority: 23,009 (50.2%) +6.6
Swing: +3.3% from SNP to Lab
|John Mainland||Liberal Democrat||4,269||9.3||−3.7|
|Derek Jackson||Land Party||57||0.1||N/A|
|General Election 2005
Turnout: 41,796 (58.4%)
Majority: 18,216 (43.6%)
Swing: +1.9% from SNP to Lab
|Alex Cole-Hamilton||Liberal Democrat||5,450||13.0||+3.8|
|Steve West||Scottish Socialist||666||1.6||−1.1|
|James Parker||Scottish Senior Citizens||425||1.0||N/A|
- "Gordon Brown Constituency Website". Retrieved 26 June 2007.
- "Brown to remain as backbench MP", BBC, May 13, 2010
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "K" (part 2)[self-published source][better source needed]
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
|Constituency represented by the Prime Minister
|Constituency represented by the Chancellor of the Exchequer
Edinburgh South West