East Lothian (UK Parliament constituency)


East Lothian (UK Parliament constituency)

UK constituency infobox alt
Name = East Lothian


Type = County
Entity = Scotland
DivisionType = Council areas
Division = East Lothian
Year = 1983
MP = Anne Picking
Party = Labour
EP = Scotland

East Lothian is a constituency of the House of Commons of the UK Parliament. Before the 1983 general election, the area lay in the Berwick and East Lothian constituency. "See also East Lothian (council area) and East Lothian (Scottish Parliament constituency)"

Boundaries

The constituency covers the whole of the East Lothian council area with Musselburgh added to the seat from Edinburgh East and Musselburgh.

Members of Parliament

* "Constituency created" (1983)

Elections

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Anne Moffat
votes =
percentage =
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Amy Rodger
votes =
percentage =
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish National Party
candidate = Andrew Sharp
votes =
percentage =
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Michael Vietch
votes =
percentage =
change =

Election box begin
title=General Election 2005: East Lothian
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Anne Picking
votes = 18,983
percentage = 41.5%
change = -7.4
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Chris Butler
votes = 11,363
percentage = 24.8%
change = +7.6
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = William Stevenson
votes = 7,315
percentage = 16.0%
change = 0.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish National Party
candidate = Paul McLennan
votes = 5,995
percentage = 13.1%
change = -1.8
Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish Green Party
candidate = Michael Collie
votes = 1,132
percentage = 2.5%
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish Socialist Party
candidate = Gary Galbraith
votes = 504
percentage = 1.1%
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = Eric Robb
votes = 306
percentage = 0.7%
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Operation Christian Vote
candidate = William Thompson
votes = 178
percentage = 0.4%
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 7,620
percentage = 16.6%
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 45,776
percentage = 64.5
change = +3.6
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing = -7.5

Election box begin
title=General Election 2001: East Lothian
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Anne Picking
votes = 17,407
percentage = 47.2
change = -5.5
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Hamish Mair
votes = 6,577
percentage = 17.8
change = -2.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Judith Hayman
votes = 6,506
percentage = 17.6
change = +7.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish National Party
candidate = Hilary Brown
votes = 5,381
percentage = 14.6
change = -1.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish Socialist Party
candidate = Derrick White
votes = 624
percentage = 1.7
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Socialist Labour Party (UK)
candidate = James Herriot
votes = 376
percentage = 1.0
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 10,830
percentage = 29.4
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 36,871
percentage = 62.5
change = -13.0
Election box hold with party link
winner = Labour Party (UK)
swing =

See also


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