Inverclyde (UK Parliament constituency)
for the House of Commons
Boundary of Inverclyde in Scotland.
|Subdivisions of Scotland||Inverclyde|
|Member of parliament||Ronnie Cowan (SNP)|
|Number of members||One|
|Created from||Greenock and Inverclyde and Renfrewshire West|
|European Parliament constituency||Scotland|
Inverclyde is a parliamentary constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It replaced Greenock and Inverclyde and the Port Glasgow and Kilmacolm areas from West Renfrewshire for the 2005 general election.
The previous MP, Labour's Iain McKenzie won the ensuing Inverclyde by-election following the death of David Cairns also of the Labour Party. In the 2015 General Election, the constituency was taken by SNP's Ronnie Cowan
Members of Parliament
|2011 by-election||Iain McKenzie||Labour|
|2015||Ronnie Cowan||Scottish National Party|
|General Election 2015: Inverclyde |
|Liberal Democrat||John Watson||1,106||2.5||+0.3|
|SNP gain from Labour||Swing||22.8|
1 Change to majority not useful when seat changes hands. 2 Comparison of turnout with General Election in 2010, all other comparisons, including swing, with by-election in 2011.
|By-Election 2011: Inverclyde|
|Liberal Democrats||Sophie Bridger||627||2.2||–11.1|
|General Election 2010: Inverclyde|
|Liberal Democrat||Simon Hutton||5,007||13.3||-3.6|
|General Election 2005: Inverclyde|
|Liberal Democrats||Douglas Herbison||6,123||17.0||n/a|
|Scottish Socialist||Davy Landels||906||2.5||n/a|
|Labour win (new seat)|
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "I" [self-published source][better source needed]
- election result https://www.inverclyde.gov.uk/law-and-licensing/democracy-and-elections/2015-uk-parliamentary-election 9Aug15
- "George Jabbour PPC page". Conservative Party (UK). Retrieved 14 February 2015.
- "Labour chooses candidate for Inverclyde by-election". BBC News. 4 June 2011. Retrieved 4 June 2011.
- "SNP selects by-election candidate". The Independent (London). 3 June 2011.
- "Inverclyde Westminster by-election date set", BBC News, 8 June 2011
- "Inverclyde can make political history". UKIP. 5 June 2011.
- Inverclyde UKPolling
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