Paisley (Scottish Parliament constituency)
for the Scottish Parliament
|Party||Scottish National Party|
Paisley is a constituency of the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood). It elects one Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) by the first past the post method of election. It is also one of ten constituencies in the West Scotland electoral region, which elects seven additional members, in addition to ten constituency MSPs, to produce a form of proportional representation for the region as a whole.
Constituency boundaries and council area
The electoral wards of the Paisley constituency are:
- In full: Paisley Northeast and Ralston, Paisley East and Central, Paisley Southeast, Paisley Southwest
- In part: Paisley North West (shared with Renfrewshire North and West)
Member of the Scottish Parliament
|Liberal Democrats||Eileen McCartin||1,766||6.0||-1.0|
|Liberal Democrats||Eileen McCartin||1,783||7.0||-8.9|
|SNP gain from Labour||Swing|
The other nine constituencies of the West Scotland region are Clydebank and Milngavie, Cunninghame North, Cunninghame South, Dumbarton, Eastwood, Greenock and Inverclyde, Renfrewshire North and West, Renfrewshire South and Strathkelvin and Bearsden.
The region covers part of the Argyll and Bute council area, the East Dunbartonshire council area, the East Renfrewshire council area, the Inverclyde council area, North Ayrshire council area, the Renfrewshire council area and the West Dunbartonshire council area.
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