Mid Scotland and Fife (European Parliament constituency)
|Mid Scotland and Fife|
|European Parliament constituency|
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|Member state||United Kingdom|
Prior to its uniform adoption of proportional representation in 1999, the United Kingdom used first-past-the-post for the European elections in England, Scotland and Wales. The European Parliament constituencies used under that system were smaller than the later regional constituencies and only had one Member of the European Parliament each.
The constituency of Mid Scotland and Fife was one of them.
When it was created in Scotland in 1979, it consisted of the Westminster Parliament constituencies of Clackmannan and East Stirlingshire, Dunfermline, Fife Central, Fife East, Kinross and West Perthshire, Kirkcaldy, Perth and East Perthshire, Stirling, Falkirk and Grangemouth, Stirlingshire West, although this may not have been true for the whole of its existence.
Members of the European Parliament
|Liberal Democrat||H.S. Lyall||17,192||8.2||+4.2|
|Scottish Green||M.J. Johnston||3,015||1.4||-5.0|
|Natural Law||T.J. Pringle||532||0.3||N/A|
|Social and Liberal Democrats||M. Black||8,857||4.0||N/A|
|Social Democratic||A.A.I. Wedderburn||24,220||12.9||N/A|
|Labour gain from Conservative||Swing||+9.2|
|Conservative win (new seat)|
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