North Tayside (UK Parliament constituency)
North Tayside was a county constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1983 until 2005. It elected one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first-past-the-post voting system.
|Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
|Subdivisions of Scotland||Tayside|
|Number of members||One|
Perth & North Perthshire
|Created from||Perth & East Perthshire, Angus South and Kinross & West Perthshire|
The Scottish Parliament constituency of North Tayside, which covered the same area, was in existence from 1999 to 2011.
1983-1997: The Angus District electoral divisions of Forfar East and Dunnichen, Forfar West and Strathmore, Kirriemuir, and Western Glens, and the Perth and Kinross District electoral divisions of Atholl, Breadalbane and Rannoch; St Martin's; Strathardle; Strathisla; and Strathtay.
1997-2005: The Angus District electoral divisions of Brechin and Eastern Glens, Forfar East, Forfar West, and Kirriemuir and Western Glens, and the Perth and Kinross District electoral divisions of Alyth and Coupar Angus; Blairgowrie and Glenshee; Dunkeld and Strathtay; Pitlochry, Aberfeldy and Rannoch; and Scone and St Martin's.
Members of ParliamentEdit
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Elections of the 1980sEdit
|Conservative win (new seat)|
Elections of the 1990sEdit
|Liberal Democrat||Simon Horner||3,791||8.7||−4.2|
|Liberal Democrat||Peter Regent||3,716||8.2||+0.3|
|SNP gain from Conservative||Swing||+8.4|
Elections of the 2000sEdit
|Liberal Democrat||Julia Margaret Robertson||4,365||11.3||+3.1|
|Scottish Socialist||Rosie Adams||620||1.6||N/A|
- "'Tayside North', June 1983 up to May 1997". ElectionWeb Project. Cognitive Computing Limited. Retrieved 14 March 2016.
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "T" (part 1)[self-published source][better source needed]