Clackmannan (UK Parliament constituency)
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|Former County constituency|
for the House of Commons
|Subdivisions of Scotland||Clackmannan|
|Number of members||One|
|Replaced by||Ochil and Falkirk East|
|Created from||Clackmannan & East Stirlingshire and parts of Stirlingshire West and Kinross and West Perthshire|
Clackmannan was a parliamentary constituency in the Clackmannan area of Central Scotland. It returned one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, elected by the first past the post system.
The constituency was created for the 1983 general election, replacing the previous Clackmannan and East Stirlingshire constituency. The Clackmannan constituency was abolished for the 1997 general election.
Clackmannan District, the Falkirk District electoral division of Carseland, and the Stirling District electoral division of Kinnaird.
Members of Parliament
|1997||constituency abolished: see Ochil|
Politics and history of the constituency
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Elections of the 1980s
|Social Democratic||Hilary Campbell||6,205||17.2||N/A|
|Labour win (new seat)|
|Social Democratic||Ann Watters||3,961||10.5||−6.7|
Elections of the 1990s
|Liberal Democrat||Ann Watters||2,567||6.7||−3.8|
- "'Clackmannan', June 1983 up to May 1997". ElectionWeb Project. Cognitive Computing Limited. Retrieved 10 March 2016.
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "C" (part 4)
- "Election Data 1983". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
- "Election Data 1987". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
- "Election Data 1992". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 28 June 2017.