Paisley and Renfrewshire South (UK Parliament constituency)


Paisley and Renfrewshire South (UK Parliament constituency)

UK constituency infobox alt
Name = Paisley and Renfrewshire South


Type = County
Entity = Scotland
DivisionType = Council areas
Division = Renfrewshire
Year = 2005
MP = Douglas Alexander
Party = Labour
EP = Scotland

Paisley and Renfrewshire South is a parliamentary constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It was created for the 2005 general election, expanding Paisley South by incorporating parts of the old Paisley North and Renfrewshire West constituencies.

Boundaries

This new seat takes the majority of Paisley South with minor additions from neighbouring constituencies.Cite web
publisher=The Guardian
accessdate=2008-05-28
url=http://politics.guardian.co.uk/hoc/constituency/0,,-1214,00.html
title=Paisley and Renfrewshire South: Aristotle
] Population areas in this seat include Glenburn, Saucel and Hunterhill, Johnstone, and Kilbarchan.

Members of Parliament

2005 - Douglas Alexander


=Election results=

Election box begin
title=General Election 2005: Paisley and Renfrewshire South
Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish Labour Party
candidate = Douglas Alexander
votes = 19,904
percentage = 52.6%
change = -4.4
Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish Liberal Democrats
candidate = Eileen McCartin
votes = 6,672
percentage = 17.6%
change = +8.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish National Party
candidate = Andrew Doig
votes = 6,653
percentage = 17.6%
change = -3.3
Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
candidate = Thomas Begg
votes = 3,188
percentage = 8.4%
change = 0.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish Socialist Party
candidate = Iain Hogg
votes = 789
percentage = 2.1%
change = -0.7
Election box candidate
party = Pride in Paisley Party
candidate = Gordon Matthew
votes = 381
percentage = 1.0%
change = +1.0
Election box candidate
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Robert Rodgers
votes = 166
percentage = 0.4%
change = +0.4
Election box candidate with party link
party = Socialist Labour Party (UK)
candidate = Howard Broadbent
votes = 107
percentage = 0.3%
change = +0.3
Election box majority
votes = 13232
percentage = 34.9%
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 37860
percentage = 62.9
change = +6.0
Election box hold with party link
winner = Scottish Labour Party
swing = -6.2

Election box begin
title=General Election 2001: Paisley South
Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish Labour Party
candidate = Douglas Alexander
votes = 17,830
percentage = 58.4
change = +0.9
Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish National Party
candidate = Brian Lawson
votes = 5,920
percentage = 19.4
change = -4.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish Liberal Democrats
candidate = Brian O’Malley
votes = 3,178
percentage = 10.4
change = +1.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
candidate = Andrew Cossar
votes = 2,301
percentage = 7.5
change = -1.1
Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish Socialist Party
candidate = Francis Curran
votes = 835
percentage = 2.7
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate
party = ProLife Alliance
candidate = Patricia Graham
votes = 346
percentage = 1.1
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = Terence O’Donnell
votes = 126
percentage = 0.4
change = "N/A"
Election box majority
votes = 11,910
percentage = 39.0
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 30,536
percentage = 57.2
change = -11.9
Election box hold with party link
winner = Scottish Labour Party
swing =

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References


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