Scotland (European Parliament constituency)


Scotland (European Parliament constituency)

Infobox European Parliament constituency
title = Scotland
locationmap2007=yes
lat=60.0
long=-3.0




mapcaption = Shown in the United Kingdom
created = 1999
meps = 7 (2004)
memberstate = United Kingdom
sources = [http://www.europarl.europa.eu/election/newep/en/pptsuk.shtm] [http://www.europarl.europa.eu/elections2004/ep-election/sites/en/yourvoice/uk/law.html] |

Scotland constitutes a single constituency of the European Parliament. It currently elects 7 MEPs using the d'Hondt method of party-list proportional representation.

Boundaries

The constituency corresponds to the boundaries of Scotland, one of the four constituent countries of the United Kingdom.

Candidates, 2009 election

Members of the European Parliament

2004 - present

*Elspeth Attwooll, Liberal Democrat
*Ian Hudghton, Scottish National Party
*David Martin, Labour
*John Purvis, Conservative and Unionist
*Alyn Smith, Scottish National Party
*Struan Stevenson, Conservative and Unionist
*Catherine Stihler, Labour

1999 - 2004

*Elspeth Attwooll, Liberal Democrat
*Ian Hudghton, Scottish National Party
*Neil MacCormick, Scottish National Party
*David Martin, Labour
*Bill Miller, Labour
*John Purvis, Scottish Conservative and Unionist
*Struan Stevenson, Scottish Conservative and Unionist
*Catherine Taylor, Labour

Election results

Election box begin for list
title=European Election 2004: Scotland
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = David Martin Catherine Stihler
votes = 310,865 (155,432.5)
percentage = 26.4
change = -2.3
Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish National Party
candidate = Ian Hudghton Alyn Smith
votes = 231,505 (115,752.5)
percentage = 19.7
change = -7.5
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Struan Stevenson John Purvis
votes = 209,028 (104,514)
percentage = 17.8
change = -2.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Elspeth Attwooll
votes = 154,178
percentage = 13.1
change = +3.3
Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish Green Party
candidate = "None"
votes = 79,695
percentage = 6.8
change = +1.0
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = "None"
votes = 78,828
percentage = 6.7
change = +5.4
Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish Socialist Party
candidate = "None"
votes = 61,356
percentage = 5.2
change = +1.2
Election box candidate with party link
party = Operation Christian Vote
candidate = "None"
votes = 21,056
percentage = 1.8
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = British National Party
candidate = "None"
votes = 19,427
percentage = 1.7
change = +1.3
Election box candidate
party = Scottish Wind Watch
candidate = "None"
votes = 7,255
percentage = 0.6
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate
party = Independent Fergus Tait
candidate = "No"
votes = 3,624
percentage = 0.3
change = "N/A"
Election box turnout
votes = 1,180,632
percentage = 30.7
change = +6.0

Election box begin for list
title=European Election 1999: Scotland
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = David Martin Bill Miller Catherine Taylor
votes = 283,490 (94,496.67)
percentage = 28.7
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish National Party
candidate = Ian Hudghton Neil MacCormick
votes = 268,528 (134,264)
percentage = 27.2
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = Struan Stevenson John Purvis
votes = 195,296 (97,648)
percentage = 19.8
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = Elspeth Attwooll
votes = 96,971
percentage = 9.8
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish Green Party
candidate = "None"
votes = 57,142
percentage = 5.8
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Scottish Socialist Party
candidate = "None"
votes = 39,720
percentage = 4.0
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Pro-Euro Conservative Party
candidate = "None"
votes = 17,781
percentage = 1.8
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = United Kingdom Independence Party
candidate = "None"
votes = 12,459
percentage = 1.3
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Socialist Labour Party (UK)
candidate = "None"
votes = 9,385
percentage = 1.0
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = British National Party
candidate = "None"
votes = 3,729
percentage = 0.4
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate with party link
party = Natural Law Party
candidate = "None"
votes = 2,087
percentage = 0.2
change = "N/A"
Election box candidate
party = Accountant for Lower Scottish Taxes Charles Lawson
candidate = "No"
votes = 1,632
percentage = 0.2
change = "N/A"
Election box turnout
votes = 988,310
percentage = 24.7
change = "N/A"

ee also

*Elections in Scotland
*Glasgow (European Parliament constituency)
*Highlands and Islands (European Parliament constituency)
*Lothians (European Parliament constituency)
*Mid Scotland and Fife (European Parliament constituency)
*North East Scotland (European Parliament constituency)
*South of Scotland (European Parliament constituency)
*Strathclyde East (European Parliament constituency)
*Strathclyde West (European Parliament constituency)

References


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