Scottish Westminster constituencies from 2005

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As a result of the Fifth Periodical Review of the Boundary Commission for Scotland, Scotland is covered by 59 constituencies of the House of Commons of the United Kingdom Parliament - 19 Burgh constituencies and 40 County constituencies. Constituencies marked * appear on the Central Area Enlargement.

Name Current boundaries Name
  1. Aberdeen North BC
  2. Aberdeen South BC
  3. Airdrie and Shotts CC*
  4. Angus CC
  5. Argyll and Bute CC
  6. Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock CC
  7. Banff and Buchan CC
  8. Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk CC
  9. Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross CC
  10. Central Ayrshire CC*
  11. Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill BC*
  12. Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East CC*
  13. Dumfries and Galloway CC
  14. Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale CC
  15. Dundee East BC
  16. Dundee West BC
  17. Dunfermline and West Fife CC
  18. East Dunbartonshire CC*
  19. East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow CC*
  20. East Lothian CC
  21. East Renfrewshire CC*
  22. Edinburgh East BC*
  23. Edinburgh North and Leith BC*
  24. Edinburgh South BC*
  25. Edinburgh South West BC*
  26. Edinburgh West BC*
  27. Falkirk CC*
  28. Glasgow Central BC*
  29. Glasgow East BC*
  30. Glasgow North BC*
Parliamentary constituencies in Scotland
  1. Glasgow North East BC*
  2. Glasgow North West BC*
  3. Glasgow South BC*
  4. Glasgow South West BC*
  5. Glenrothes CC*
  6. Gordon CC
  7. Inverclyde CC*
  8. Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey CC
  9. Kilmarnock and Loudoun CC*
  10. Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath CC*
  11. Lanark and Hamilton East CC*
  12. Linlithgow and East Falkirk CC*
  13. Livingston CC*
  14. Midlothian CC*
  15. Moray CC
  16. Motherwell and Wishaw BC*
  17. Na h-Eileanan an Iar CC
  18. North Ayrshire and Arran CC
  19. North East Fife CC
  20. Ochil and South Perthshire CC
  21. Orkney and Shetland CC
  22. Paisley and Renfrewshire North CC*
  23. Paisley and Renfrewshire South CC*
  24. Perth and North Perthshire CC
  25. Ross, Skye and Lochaber CC
  26. Rutherglen and Hamilton West BC *
  27. Stirling CC
  28. West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine CC
  29. West Dunbartonshire CC*

Constituencies and council areas[edit]

The Fifth Review of the Boundary Commission for Scotland related the boundaries of new constituencies to those of Scottish local government council areas and to local government wards. Apart from a few minor adjustments, the council area boundaries dated from 1996 and the ward boundaries dated from 1999. Some council areas were grouped to form larger areas and, within these larger areas, some constituencies straddle council area boundaries.

The same council area and ward boundaries were in use when the new constituencies were first used in 2005, but ward boundaries have changed since then. New wards were introduced for the 2007 Scottish local government elections.

Council areas Constituencies
Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Aberdeen North
Aberdeen South
Banff and Buchan
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Angus and Dundee City Angus
Dundee East
Dundee West
Argyll and Bute Argyll and Bute
City of Edinburgh Edinburgh East
Edinburgh North and Leith
Edinburgh South
Edinburgh South West
Edinburgh West
Clackmannanshire and Perth and Kinross Ochil and South Perthshire
Perth and North Perthshire
Dumfries and Galloway, Scottish Borders and South Lanarkshire Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk
Dumfries and Galloway
Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale
East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Lanark and Hamilton East
Rutherglen and Hamilton West
East Ayrshire, North Ayrshire and South Ayrshire Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Central Ayrshire
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
North Ayrshire and Arran
East Dunbartonshire and North Lanarkshire Airdrie and Shotts
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
East Dunbartonshire
Motherwell and Wishaw
East Lothian East Lothian
East Renfrewshire East Renfrewshire
Falkirk and West Lothian Falkirk
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Fife Dunfermline and West Fife
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
North East Fife
Glasgow City Glasgow Central
Glasgow East
Glasgow North
Glasgow North East
Glasgow North West
Glasgow South
Glasgow South West
Highland Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Inverclyde Inverclyde
Midlothian Midlothian
Moray Moray
Na h-Eileanan Siar Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Orkney Islands and Shetland Islands Orkney and Shetland
Renfrewshire Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Paisley and Renfrewshire South
Stirling Stirling
West Dunbartonshire West Dunbartonshire

Results (2010)[edit]


List of Constituencies by Party[edit]

United Kingdom general election, 2010
Party Constituency
Liberal Democrat

See also[edit]