Glasgow Kelvin (UK Parliament constituency)

Glasgow Kelvin was a parliamentary constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1997 until 2005. The area it represented is now covered by Glasgow Central, Glasgow North and Glasgow North West.

Glasgow Kelvin
Former Burgh constituency
for the House of Commons
Subdivisions of ScotlandCity of Glasgow
19972005
Number of membersOne
Replaced byGlasgow Central
Glasgow North
Glasgow North West
Created fromGlasgow Central
Glasgow Hillhead

It elected one Member of Parliament (MP) using the first-past-the-post voting system.

BoundariesEdit

The City of Glasgow District electoral divisions of Anderston/City, Hyndland/Hillhead, and Scotstoun/Broomhill.

The constituency included Glasgow city centre.

Members of ParliamentEdit

Year Member Party
1997 George Galloway Labour
2003 Independent
2004 Respect
2005 constituency abolished

Election resultsEdit

Elections of the 2000sEdit

General election 2001: Glasgow Kelvin[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George Galloway 12,014 44.8 −6.2
Liberal Democrats Tamsin Mayberry 4,754 17.7 +3.5
SNP Frances Rankin 4,513 16.8 −4.6
Conservative Davena Rankin 2,388 8.9 −1.9
Scottish Socialist Heather Ritchie 1,847 6.9 N/A
Scottish Green Tim Shand 1,286 4.8 N/A
Majority 7,260 27.1
Turnout 26,802 43.6 −12.5
Labour hold Swing 4.9% Lab to LD

Elections of the 1990sEdit

General election 1997: Glasgow Kelvin[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George Galloway 16,643 51.0 N/A
SNP Sandra White 6,978 21.4 N/A
Liberal Democrats Elspeth M. Buchanan 4,629 14.2 N/A
Conservative Duncan H. McPhie 3,539 10.8 N/A
Scottish Socialist Allan Green 386 1.2 N/A
Referendum Robert J.M. Grigor 282 0.9 N/A
Socialist (GB) Victor Vanni 102 0.3 N/A
Natural Law George W. Stidolph 95 0.3 N/A
Majority 9,665 29.6 N/A
Turnout 32,654 56.1 N/A
Labour win (new seat)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Election Data 2001". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
  2. ^ "Election Data 1997". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
  3. ^ BBC VOTE 2001