Glasgow Shettleston (UK Parliament constituency)


Glasgow Shettleston (UK Parliament constituency)

Glasgow Shettleston was a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1918 until 2005. The area is represented is now covered by Glasgow Central and Glasgow East.

UK former constituency infobox
Name = Glasgow Shettleston
Type = Burgh
Year = 1918
Abolition = 2005

Boundaries

From 1918 the constituency consisted of "That portion of the city which is bounded by a line commencing at a point on the municipal boundary about 299 yards north-westward from the centre of Carntyne Road, at a point where the municipal boundary intersects that road, thence eastward, south-eastward and westward along the municipal boundary to the centre of the Caledonian Railway Branch Line from Rutherglen to Dalmarnock, thence northward along the centre line of the said railway until it, joins the Caledonian Railway (Glasgow Lines), thence northward, north-eastward, northward and north-eastward along the centre line of the last-mentioned railway to a point 380 yards south of the centre line of Cumbernauld Road, thence south-eastward to the point, of commencement."

Members of Parliament

Elections

Elections in the 2000s

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = David Marshall
votes = 13,235
percentage = 64.7
change = -8.5
Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish National Party
candidate = Jim Byrne
votes = 3,417
percentage = 16.7
change = +2.7
Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish Socialist Party
candidate = Rosie Kane
votes = 1,396
percentage = 6.8
change = +5.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Lewis Hutton
votes = 1,105
percentage = 5.4
change = +1.4
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Campbell Murdoch
votes = 1,082
percentage = 5.3
change = -0.2
Election box candidate with party link
party = Socialist Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Murdo Ritchie
votes = 230
percentage = 1.1
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 9,818
percentage = 48.0
change = -3.3
Election box turnout
votes = 20,465
percentage = 39.7
change = -16.0
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Elections in the 1990s

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = David Marshall
votes = 19,616
percentage = 73.2
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish National Party
candidate = Humayun Hanif
votes = 3,748
percentage = 14.0
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Colin Simpson
votes = 1,484
percentage = 5.5
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Kerry Hiles
votes = 1,061
percentage = 4.0
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish Socialist Alliance
candidate = Christine McVicar
votes = 482
percentage = 1.8
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = British National Party
candidate = Robert Currie
votes = 191
percentage = 0.7
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Referendum Party
candidate = Thomas Montguire
votes = 151
percentage = 0.6
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Workers Revolutionary Party (UK)
candidate = John Graham
votes = 80
percentage = 0.3
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 15,868
percentage = 59.2
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 26,813
percentage = 55.7
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = David Marshall
votes = 21,665
percentage = 60.6
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish National Party
candidate = Nicola Sturgeon
votes = 6,831
percentage = 19.1
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = N. R. Mortimer
votes = 5,396
percentage = 15.1
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = L. Orskov
votes = 1,881
percentage = 5.3
change =
Election box majority
votes = 14,834
percentage = 41.5
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 68.9
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Elections in the 1980s

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = David Marshall
votes = 23,991
percentage = 63.6
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = J. M. S. Fisher
votes = 5,010
percentage = 13.3
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish National Party
candidate = Jim McVicar
votes = 4,807
percentage = 12.7
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = P. Clarke
votes = 3,942
percentage = 10.4
change =
Election box majority
votes = 18,981
percentage = 50.3
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 70.4
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = David Marshall
votes = 19,203
percentage = 54.2
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = I. Henderson
votes = 6,787
percentage = 19.1
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = S. Strachen
votes = 6,568
percentage = 18.5
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish National Party
candidate = D. Hood
votes = 2,801
percentage = 7.9
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = British National Party
candidate = K. Hill
votes = 103
percentage = 0.3
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 12,416
percentage = 35.0
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 68.3
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Elections in the 1970s

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = David Marshall
votes = 13,955
percentage = 64.1
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = M. McClure
votes = 4,794
percentage = 22.0
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish National Party
candidate = Margo MacDonald
votes = 3,022
percentage = 13.9
change =
Election box majority
votes = 9,161
percentage = 42.1
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 68.2
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Myer Galpern
votes = 13,391
percentage = 54.3
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish National Party
candidate = R. Hamilton
votes = 7,042
percentage = 28.6
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = James Cran
votes = 3,543
percentage = 14.4
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Party (UK)
candidate = R. J. Brodie
votes = 690
percentage = 2.8
change =
Election box majority
votes = 6,349
percentage = 25.7
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 64.4
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Myer Galpern
votes = 14,208
percentage = 53.6
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = L. Turpie
votes = 6,472
percentage = 24.4
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish National Party
candidate = W. Lindsay
votes = 5,834
percentage = 22.0
change =
Election box majority
votes = 7,736
percentage = 29.2
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 69.5
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Myer Galpern
votes = 17,840
percentage = 59.9
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = A. McCue
votes = 7,969
percentage = 26.7
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish National Party
candidate = W. Lindsay
votes = 3,995
percentage = 13.4
change =
Election box majority
votes = 9,871
percentage = 33.1
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 63.6
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Elections in the 1960s

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Myer Galpern
votes = 20,208
percentage = 65.6
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = W. J. Rennie
votes = 6,857
percentage = 22.3
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish National Party
candidate = W. Lindsay
votes = 3,732
percentage = 12.1
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 13,351
percentage = 43.4
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 68.6
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Myer Galpern
votes = 22,494
percentage = 68.0
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = G. Weir
votes = 10,598
percentage = 32.0
change =
Election box majority
votes = 11,896
percentage = 36.0
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 71.4
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Elections in the 1950s

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Myer Galpern
votes = 22,916
percentage = 60.9
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = D. E. Donaldson
votes = 14,743
percentage = 39.2
change =
Election box majority
votes = 8,173
percentage = 21.7
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 75.3
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = John McGovern
votes = 21,464
percentage = 57.8
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = J. O. M. Hunter
votes = 15,645
percentage = 42.2
change =
Election box majority
votes = 5,819
percentage = 15.7
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 69.3
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = John McGovern
votes = 25,359
percentage = 59.8
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = J. O. M. Hunter
votes = 15,876
percentage = 37.4
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent Labour Party
candidate = J. W. Graham
votes = 1,195
percentage = 2.8
change = +0.3
Election box majority
votes = 9,483
percentage = 22.4
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 81.2
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = John McGovern
votes = 23,467
percentage = 56.7
change = +36.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = T. C. Henderson
votes = 15,226
percentage = 36.8
change = +5.7
Election box candidate with party link
party = Communist Party of Great Britain
candidate = M. McEwen
votes = 1,678
percentage = 4.1
change = -8.2
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent Labour Party
candidate = J. W. Graham
votes = 1,031
percentage = 2.5
change = -33.0
Election box majority
votes = 8,241
percentage = 19.9
change = +15.5
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 79.9
change = +13.2
Election box gain with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
loser = Independent Labour Party
swing =

Elections in the 1940s

Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent Labour Party
candidate = John McGovern
votes = 11,947
percentage = 35.5
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = W. G. Bennett
votes = 10,453
percentage = 31.1
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = J. S. Dallas
votes = 6,910
percentage = 20.6
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Communist Party of Great Britain
candidate = Peter Kerrigan
votes = 4,122
percentage = 12.3
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = I. Queen
votes = 186
percentage = 0.6
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 1,494
percentage = 4.4
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage = 66.7
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Independent Labour Party
swing =

Elections in the 1930s

Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent Labour Party
candidate = John McGovern
votes = 18,377
percentage =
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = R. S. Russell
votes = 13,802
percentage =
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = G. Beggs
votes = 2,610
percentage =
change =
Election box majority
votes =
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage =
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Independent Labour Party
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent Labour Party
candidate = John McGovern
votes = 16,301
percentage =
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = J. Lucas
votes = 15,530
percentage =
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = J. Marshall
votes = 1,856
percentage =
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = New Party (UK)
candidate = W. E. Stevenson
votes = 402
percentage =
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes =
percentage =
change =
Election box turnout
votes =
percentage =
change =
Election box gain with party link
winner = Independent Labour Party
loser = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = John McGovern
votes = 10,699
percentage = 42.8
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = William Paterson Templeton
votes = 10,303
percentage = 41.2
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish National Party
candidate = John McNicol
votes = 2,527
percentage = 10.1
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Communist Party of Great Britain
candidate = Shapurji Saklatvala
votes = 1,459
percentage = 5.8
change =
Election box majority
votes = 396
percentage = 1.6
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 24,988
percentage = 36.5
change =
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

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