North East Fife (UK Parliament constituency)
|North East Fife|
for the House of Commons
Boundary of North East Fife in Scotland.
|Member of parliament||Stephen Gethins (SNP)|
|Created from||East Fife|
|European Parliament constituency||Scotland|
North East Fife is a county constituency in Fife, Scotland, represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom currently held by Stephen Gethins. A slightly smaller constituency, also called North East Fife, is used by the Scottish Parliament.
1983-2005: North East Fife District.
2005–present: The area of the Fife Council other than those parts in the Dunfermline and West Fife County Constituency, the Glenrothes County Constituency and the Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath County Constituency.
North East Fife in the region of Fife in Scotland has the River Tay on its northern coast, and the Firth of Forth to the south. The famous golf and university town of St. Andrews is in this constituency. Other notable population centres include Cupar, Newport-on-Tay, Newburgh, Auchtermuchty and Anstruther.
Members of Parliament
|1987||Sir Menzies Campbell||Liberal|
Elections in the 2010s
|Liberal Democrat||Elizabeth Riches|
|Independent Sovereign Democratic Britain||Mike Scott-Hayward|
|Liberal Democrat||Tim Brett||14,179||31.3||−13.0|
|Scottish Green||Andrew Collins||1,387||3.1||N/A|
|SNP gain from Liberal Democrat||Swing||+19.9|
|Liberal Democrat||Menzies Campbell||17,763||44.3||−7.8|
|Liberal Democrat hold||Swing||−5.0|
Elections in the 2000s
|Liberal Democrat||Menzies Campbell||20,088||52.1||N/A|
|Scottish Green||James Park||1,071||2.8||N/A|
|Scottish Socialist||Jack Ferguson||416||1.1||N/A|
In 2005 the ward of Leven East was incorporated into this constituency from what was Central Fife.
|Liberal Democrat||Menzies Campbell||17,926||51.7||+0.4|
|Scottish Socialist||Keith White||610||1.8||N/A|
|Legalise Cannabis||Leslie Von Goetz||420||1.2||N/A|
|Liberal Democrat hold||Swing||+1.7|
Elections in the 1990s
|Liberal Democrat||Menzies Campbell||21,432||51.2||+4.8|
|Liberal Democrat hold||Swing||+8.4|
|Liberal Democrat||Menzies Campbell||19,430||46.4||+1.6|
|Scottish Green||Tim Flynn||294||0.7|
|Liberal Democrat hold||Swing||+2.1|
Elections in the 1980s
|Labour||Anthony Michael Edward Gannon||2,947||7.4||+0.9|
|SNP||Francis David Roche||2,616||6.6||0.0|
|Liberal gain from Conservative||Swing||4.8|
|Conservative win (new seat)|
- Preceded by East Fife
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "F" [self-published source][better source needed]
- "The full list of the Labour Party's general election candidates in Scotland". LabourList. 2017-05-02. Retrieved 2017-05-09.
North East Fife – Rosalind Garton
- "SNP confirms Stephen Gethins to stand as Westminster candidate". Fife Herald. Johnston Press. 2017-05-04. Retrieved 2017-05-09.
Stephen Gethins has been confirmed as the SNP candidate for North East Fife, aiming to return as its MP two years after first being elected.
- "Tony Miklinski for North East Fife". North East Fife Conservative and Unionist Association. 2017-05-08. Retrieved 2017-05-09.
Tony Miklinski is the Scottish Conservative & Unionist candidate for North East Fife in the General Election.
- "Elizabeth Riches selected to fight North East Fife". Liberal Democrat Voice. 2017-04-28. Retrieved 2017-05-09.
Former Fife Councillor and Depute Council Leader Elizabeth Riches has been selected to fight North East Fife.
- "UK PARLIAMENTARY ELECTION STATEMENT OF PERSONS NOMINATED AND NOTICE OF POLL for the CONSTITUENCIES OF DUNFERMLINE AND WEST FIFE; GLENROTHES; KIRKCALDY AND COWDENBEATH; AND NORTH EAST FIFE" (PDF). Fife Council. 2017-05-08. Retrieved 2017-05-12.
The following persons have been and now stand nominated for election as a Member to serve in the UK Parliament for the above constituencies:
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- "Election Data 2001". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
- "Election Data 1997". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
- "Election Data 1992". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
- "Election Data 1987". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
- "Election Data 1983". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 18 October 2015.