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Glasgow Maryhill (UK Parliament constituency)

Glasgow Maryhill was a parliamentary constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1918-2005 when it was subsumed into the new Glasgow North and Glasgow North East constituencies. It elected one Member of Parliament (MP) using the first-past-the-post voting system.

Glasgow Maryhill
Former Burgh constituency
for the House of Commons
Subdivisions of ScotlandCity of Glasgow
19182005
Number of membersOne
Replaced byGlasgow North
Glasgow North East
Created fromGlasgow Partick

Contents

BoundariesEdit

1918-1950: "That portion of the city which is bounded by a line commencing at a point on the municipal boundary at the centre line of the North British Railway (Edinburgh and Glasgow Line) about 327 yards north of the centre of Hawthorn Street, where the said North British Railway intersects that street, thence south-eastward and southward along the centre of the said North British Railway to the centre line of Keppochhill Road, thence south-westward and westward along the centre line of Keppochhill Road to the centre line of Saracen Street, thence south-westward along the centre line of Possil Road to the centre line of the Forth and Clyde Canal, thence north-westward along the centre line of the Forth and Clyde Canal to a point in line with the centre line of Well Road, thence south-westward along the centre line of Well Road to the centre line of New City Road, thence westward along the centre line of Raeberry Street and Carlton Gardens to the centre line of Belmont Street, thence south-westward along the centre line of Belmont Street to the centre line of the River Kelvin, thence northwestward along the centre line of the River Kelvin to its intersection with the municipal boundary, thence north-eastward and south-eastward along the municipal boundary to the point of commencement."

1950-1974: The County of the City of Glasgow wards of Maryhill and Ruchill.

1974-1983: The County of the City of Glasgow wards of Cowcaddens, Maryhill, and Ruchill.

1983-1997: The City of Glasgow District electoral divisions of Milton/Ruchill, North Kelvin/Woodlands, and Summerston/Maryhill.

1997-2005: The City of Glasgow District electoral divisions of Milton/Possil, Summerston/Maryhill, and Woodside/North Kelvinside.

Members of ParliamentEdit

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 2000sEdit

 
McKechin
General Election 2001: Glasgow Maryhill[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ann McKechin 13,420 60.4 −4.6
SNP Alex Dingwall 3,532 15.9 −1.1
Liberal Democrat Stuart Callison 2,372 10.7 +3.5
Scottish Socialist Gordon Scott 1,745 7.8 N/A
Conservative Gawain Towler 1,162 5.2 −0.7
Majority 9,888 44.5
Turnout 22,231 40.1 −16.3
Labour hold Swing

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General Election 1997: Glasgow Maryhill[3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Maria Fyfe 19,301 64.9 +3.3
SNP John Wailes 5,037 16.9 −2.2
Liberal Democrat Elspeth Attwooll 2,119 7.1 +0.1
Conservative Stuart Baldwin 1,747 5.9 −4.4
Natural Law Lorna Blair 651 2.2 +1.9
Scottish Socialist Mandy Baker 409 1.4 N/A
ProLife Alliance Jahangir Hanif 344 1.2 N/A
Referendum Roderick Paterson 77 0.3 N/A
Independent Steve Johnstone 36 0.1 N/A
Majority 14,264 48.0
Turnout 29,721 56.4
Labour hold Swing
General Election 1992: Glasgow Maryhill[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Maria Fyfe 19,452 61.6
SNP Clifford Williamson 6,033 19.1
Conservative John P. Godfrey 3,248 10.3
Liberal Democrat Jim Alexander 2,215 7.0
Scottish Green Phil O'Brien 530 1.7
Natural Law Michael Henderson 78 0.3 N/A
Majority 13,419 42.5
Turnout 65.2
Labour hold Swing

Elections in the 1980sEdit

General Election 1987: Glasgow Maryhill[7][8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Maria Fyfe 23,482 66.4
Liberal Elspeth Attwooll 4,118 11.7
SNP Gavin Roberts 3,895 11.0
Conservative Simon Kirk 3,307 9.4
Green David Spaven 539 1.5 N/A
Majority 19,364 54.8
Turnout 67.5
Labour hold Swing
General Election 1983: Glasgow Maryhill[9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James Craigen 18,724 55.2
Liberal Elspeth Attwooll 7,521 22.2
Conservative J. Gibbs 5,014 14.8
SNP I. Morrison 2,408 7.1
Communist P. Smith 274 0.8
Majority 11,203 33.0
Turnout 65.5
Labour hold Swing

Elections in the 1970sEdit

General Election 1979: Glasgow Maryhill[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James Craigen 22,602 66.2
Conservative M. White 5,106 15.0
SNP D. McGlashan 3,812 11.2
Liberal Elspeth Attwooll 2,332 6.8
Communist P. Smith 287 0.8 N/A
Majority 17,496 51.3
Turnout 67.7
Labour hold Swing
General Election October 1974: Glasgow Maryhill[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James Craigen 19,589 57.6
SNP A. McIntosh 10,171 29.9
Conservative J. S. Younger 3,160 9.3
Liberal Elspeth Attwooll 1,063 3.1 N/A
Majority 9,418 27.7
Turnout 65.9
Labour hold Swing
General Election February 1974: Glasgow Maryhill[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James Craigen 20,303 56.6
SNP A. MacIntosh 8,920 24.9
Conservative S. Taylor 6,625 18.5
Majority 11,383 31.8
Turnout 70.0
Labour hold Swing
General Election 1970: Glasgow Maryhill[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour William Hannan 18,925 65.6
Conservative Alexander K. R. Murchison 6,638 23.0
SNP A. Cameron W. Aitken 3,273 11.3
Majority 12,287 42.6
Turnout 63.8
Labour hold Swing

Elections in the 1960sEdit

General Election 1966: Glasgow Maryhill[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour William Hannan 19,936 67.8
Conservative Richard S. Hay 6,075 20.7
SNP Hugh MacDonald 3,387 11.5 N/A
Majority 13,861 47.2
Turnout 63.8
Labour hold Swing
General Election 1964: Glasgow Maryhill[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour William Hannan 20,796 68.3
Unionist Norman Joseph Adamson 8,403 27.6
Anti-Vivisection Gabriel A Barlow 1,231 4.1 N/A
Majority 12,393 40.7
Turnout 70.5
Labour hold Swing

Elections in the 1950sEdit

General Election 1959: Glasgow Maryhill[17][18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour William Hannan 21,893 64.0
Unionist Norman Joseph Adamson 12,311 36.0
Majority 9,582 28.0
Turnout 73.7
Labour hold Swing
General Election 1955: Glasgow Maryhill[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour William Hannan 21,174 62.8
Unionist Archibald Angus Bell 12,536 37.2
Majority 8,638 25.6
Turnout 69.9
Labour hold Swing
General Election 1951: Glasgow Maryhill[20]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour William Hannan 22,912 63.0
Unionist Paul Thomas Cowcher 13,076 36.0
Independent A. E. Pickard 356 1.0
Majority 9,836 27.1
Turnout 80.7
Labour hold Swing
General Election 1950: Glasgow Maryhill[21]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour William Hannan 21,990 61.2
Unionist Janet Sutherland Murray 11,559 32.2
Liberal Elizabeth Taylor Cowan 2,375 6.6 N/A
Majority 10,431 29.0
Turnout 80.0
Labour hold Swing

Elections in the 1940sEdit

General Election 1945: Glasgow Maryhill[22]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour William Hannan 23,595 60.1
Unionist William Ross McLean 15,693 39.9
Majority 7,902 20.1
Turnout 67.0
Labour hold Swing

Elections in the 1930sEdit

General Election 1935: Glasgow Maryhill [23]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John James Davidson 21,706
Unionist Ian Clark Hutchison 17,735
Majority 3,971 10.1
Turnout 39,441
Labour gain from Unionist Swing
General Election 1931: Glasgow Maryhill[24]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist Douglas Jamieson 20,710
Labour John Clarke 16,613
Majority 4,097 11.0
Turnout 37,323
Unionist gain from Labour Swing

Elections in the 1920sEdit

 
Clarke
General Election 1929: Glasgow Maryhill[25]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Clarke 18,311 50.6 +3.2
Unionist James Couper 14,922 41.2 −11.4
Liberal Herbert Taylor Cape 2,955 8.2 N/A
Majority 3,389 9.4 N/A
Turnout 36,188 79.8 −4.4
Registered electors 45,333
Labour gain from Unionist Swing +7.3
General Election 1924: Glasgow Maryhill [26]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist James Couper 15,460 52.6 +12.9
Labour John Muir 13,947 47.4 −0.7
Majority 1,513 5.2 N/A
Turnout 29,407 84.2 +7.1
Registered electors 34,930
Unionist gain from Labour Swing +6.8
General Election 1923: Glasgow Maryhill [27]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Muir 12,508 48.1 +0.8
Unionist James Couper 10,342 39.7 +0.1
Liberal Walter Crawford Smith 3,179 12.2 −0.9
Majority 2,166 8.4 +0.7
Turnout 26,029 77.1 −4.2
Registered electors 33,781
Labour hold Swing +0.4
 
Swan
General Election 1922: Glasgow Maryhill [28]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Muir 13,058 47.3 +19.4
Unionist William Mitchell-Thomson 10,951 39.6 −20.6
Liberal Annie S. Swan 3,617 13.1 +1.2
Majority 2,107 7.7 N/A
Turnout 27,626 81.3 +24.1
Registered electors 33,991
Labour gain from Unionist Swing +20.0

Elections in the 1910sEdit

 
Watt
General Election 1918: Glasgow Maryhill[29]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
C Unionist William Mitchell-Thomson 11,913 60.2 N/A
Labour John William Muir 5,531 27.9 N/A
Liberal Henry Anderson Watt 2,363 11.9 N/A
Majority 6,382 32.3 N/A
Turnout 19,807 57.2 N/A
Registered electors 34,622
Unionist win (new seat)
C indicates candidate endorsed by the coalition government.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "M" (part 1)
  2. ^ "Election Data 2001". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
  3. ^ "Election Data 1997". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
  4. ^ Vote 2001: Glasgow Maryhill, BBC News
  5. ^ "Election Data 1992". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
  6. ^ UK General Election results: April 1992
  7. ^ "Election Data 1987". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
  8. ^ UK General Election results: June 1987
  9. ^ "Election Data 1983". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
  10. ^ UK General Election results: June 1983
  11. ^ UK General Election results: May 1979
  12. ^ UK General Election results: October 1974
  13. ^ UK General Election results: 1974
  14. ^ UK General Election results 1970
  15. ^ UK General Election results: March 1966
  16. ^ UK General Election results: October 1964
  17. ^ UK General Election results: October 1959
  18. ^ [1]
  19. ^ UK General Election results: May 1955
  20. ^ UK General Election results: October 1951
  21. ^ UK General Election results: February 1950
  22. ^ UK General Election results: July 1945
  23. ^ Whitaker's Almanack, 1939
  24. ^ Whitaker's Almanack, 1934
  25. ^ Iain Dale, The Times House of Commons: 1929, 1931, 1935
  26. ^ Oliver & Boyd's Edinburgh Almanac, 1927
  27. ^ The Times, 8 December 1923
  28. ^ "Glasgow's Poll. Labour wins ten seats. Prime Minister's return". The Glasgow Herald. 16 November 1922. p. 7. Retrieved 28 May 2017.
  29. ^ Whitaker's Almanack, 1920