Cumbernauld and Kilsyth (UK Parliament constituency)
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Cumbernauld and Kilsyth was a county constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1983 until 2005, when it was absorbed into the new constituency of Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East as part of a major reorganisation of Scottish constituencies.
|Cumbernauld and Kilsyth|
|Former County constituency|
for the House of Commons
Boundary of Cumbernauld and Kilsyth in Scotland for the 2001 general election
|Number of members||One|
|Replaced by||Cumbernauld, Kilsyth & Kirkintilloch East|
|Created from||East Dunbartonshire and West Stirlingshire|
The similarly named constituency of Cumbernauld and Kilsyth continues for the Scottish Parliament.
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Members of ParliamentEdit
|2005||constituency abolished: see Cumbernauld, Kilsyth & Kirkintilloch East|
Elections of the 1980sEdit
|Social Democratic||Douglas J. Herbison||6,701||19.8||N/A|
|Labour win (new seat)|
|Social Democratic||Colin Deans||5,891||11.4||−8.4|
Elections of the 1990sEdit
|Liberal Democrats||Jean Haddow||2,118||5.8||−5.6|
|Liberal Democrats||John S. Biggam||1,368||3.8||−2.0|
|ProLife Alliance||Jan Cara||609||1.7||N/A|
|Scottish Socialist||Kenny McEwan||345||1.0||N/A|
Elections of the 2000sEdit
|Liberal Democrats||John O'Donnell||1,934||6.5||+2.8|
|Scottish Socialist||Kenny McEwan||1,287||4.3||+3.4|
|Scottish Freedom Referendum Party||Thomas Taylor||250||0.8||N/A|
- "'Cumbernauld and Kilsyth', June 1983 up to May 1997". ElectionWeb Project. Cognitive Computing Limited. Archived from the original on 11 March 2016. Retrieved 10 March 2016.
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "C" (part 6)
- "Election Data 1983". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
- "Election Data 1987". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
- "Election Data 1992". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
- "Election Data 1997". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
- "Election Data 2001". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 18 October 2015.