Hamilton South (UK Parliament constituency)
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Hamilton South was burgh constituency represented in the House of Commons in the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Formed in 1997 from the Hamilton constituency, it was abolished in 2005 and parts of the constituency went to make the constituencies of Lanark and Hamilton East and Rutherglen and Hamilton West.
|Former Burgh constituency|
for the House of Commons
Boundary of Hamilton South in Scotland for the 2001 general election.
|Number of members||One|
|Replaced by||Lanark & Hamilton East|
Rutherglen & Hamilton West
The Hamilton District electoral divisions of Blantyre and Burnbank, Hamilton South, and Hamilton West.
Members of ParliamentEdit
|1997||George Robertson||Labour||resigned 1999 to become Secretary General of NATO|
|1999 by-election||Bill Tynan||Labour|
Elections of the 2000sEdit
|Liberal Democrat||John Oswald||2,388||8.9||+3.8|
|Scottish Socialist||Georgina (Gena) Mitchell||1,187||4.4||N/A|
Elections of the 1990sEdit
|Scottish Socialist||Shareen Blackall||1,847||9.5||N/A|
|Independent||Stephen A. Mungall||1,075||5.5||N/A|
|Liberal Democrat||Marilyne A. MacLaren||634||3.3||−1.9|
|ProLife Alliance||Monica Burns||257||1.3||−0.7|
|Socialist Labour||Tom Dewar||238||1.2||N/A|
|Scottish Unionist||Jim W. Reid||113||0.6||N/A|
|UKIP||Alastair D. McConnachie||61||0.3||N/A|
|Natural Law||George W. Stidolph||18||0.1||N/A|
|Independent||John S.H. Moray||17||0.1||N/A|
Mungall used the description "Hamilton Accies Home, Watson Away", referring to demands by some fans that Hamilton Academical should play their home matches locally and that Watson, the chairman, should go. He was a member of the Socialist Labour Party.
|Liberal Democrat||Richard Pitts||1,693||5.1||N/A|
|ProLife Alliance||Colin S. Gunn||684||2.1||N/A|
|Referendum||Stuart W. Brown||316||1.0||N/A|
|Labour win (new seat)|
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "A" (part 1)
- "Election Data 2001". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
- "Election Data 1997". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 28 June 2017.