East Angus (UK Parliament constituency)
|Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
|Subdivisions of Scotland||Angus|
|Number of members||One|
|Replaced by||Angus, Tayside North, Dundee East, Dundee West|
|Created from||North Angus & Mearns
Angus East was a Scottish county constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1983 until 1997, when it was replaced largely by Angus with smaller proportions moving to Tayside North, Dundee East and Dundee West. Between 1950 and 1983, the area had been represented by the North Angus & Mearns and South Angus constituencies.
The Angus District electoral divisions of Aberbrothock, Arbroath Elliot, Arbroath St Vigeans, Brechin, Carnoustie, Eastern Glens, Montrose Lunan, and Montrose Northesk, and the City of Dundee District electoral divisions of Monifieth and Sidlaw.
Members of Parliament
Elections in the 1980s
|Social Democratic||Pauline Hammond||4,978||11.4||N/A|
|Conservative win (new seat)|
|Social Democratic||Ian Mortimer||3,592||7.8||−3.6|
|SNP gain from Conservative||Swing||+5.8|
Elections in the 1990s
|Liberal Democrat||Callum McLeod||3,897||8.2||+0.4|
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- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "A" (part 2)
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- "Election Data 1987". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
- "Politics Resources". Election 1987. Politics Resources. 11 June 1987. Retrieved 9 Feb 2012.
- "Election Data 1992". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
- "Politics Resources". Election 1992. Politics Resources. 9 April 1992. Retrieved 6 Dec 2010.