Perth and Kinross by-election, 1995

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A by-election for the UK Parliament constituency of Perth and Kinross in Scotland was held on 25 May 1995, following the death of Conservative MP Sir Nicholas Fairbairn on 19 February of that year.

The result was a Scottish National Party gain from the Conservatives.

Results[edit]

Perth and Kinross by-election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
SNP Roseanna Cunningham 16,931 40.4 +4.4
Labour Douglas Alexander 9,620 22.9 +10.5
Conservative John Godfrey 8,990 21.4 -18.7
Liberal Democrat Mrs Veronica Linklater 4,952 11.8 +0.4
Monster Raving Loony Screaming Lord Sutch 586 1.4
UKIP Vivian Linacre 504 1.2
Scottish Green Robin Harper 223 0.5
Independent Michael Halford 88 0.2
Natural Law Gary Black 54 0.1
Majority 7,311 17.4
Turnout 41.948 62.1 -14.8
SNP gain from Conservative Swing +11.6

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