Govan (ward)

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Govan within Glasgow
Area 3.97 sq mi (10.3 km2)
Population 30,323 
• Density 7,638/sq mi (2,949/km2)
Council area
Lieutenancy area
  • Glasgow
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town GLASGOW
Postcode district G51
Dialling code 0141
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
List of places

Govan is one of the 21 wards of Glasgow City Council. It represents Govan. There are 4 members for this area.

The areas within the former Govan Burgh; Drumoyne, Ibrox, Linthouse and Plantation are all included within the Ward with the addition of Shieldhall, Craigton, Bellahouston, Kinning Park, Kingston and Tradeston.[1]

A by-election took place in this ward on 10 October 2013 following the death of SNP's councillor, Allison Hunter,[2] and resulted in a Labour gain.[3] The population of Govan in 2011 was 30,089,[4] here is the ethnic makeup of Govan.

78.5% White British

10.5% Asian

3.3% Black

2013 by-election result[edit]