Strathkelvin and Bearsden (UK Parliament constituency)
Strathkelvin and Bearsden was a parliamentary constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1983. In 2005, the constituency was abolished, and the area is now represented by East Dunbartonshire and Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East.
|Strathkelvin and Bearsden|
|Former County constituency|
for the House of Commons
Boundary of Strathkelvin and Bearsden in Scotland for the 2001 general election
|Number of members||One|
|Replaced by||East Dunbartonshire|
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth & Kirkintilloch East
|Created from||East Dunbartonshire, North Lanarkshire and West Stirlingshire|
The Scottish Parliament constituency of Strathkelvin and Bearsden, which covered the same area, continues in existence.
1983-1997: The Strathkelvin District electoral divisions of Bishopbriggs and Kirkintilloch, and the Bearsden and Milngavie District electoral divisions of Bearsden and Kilmardinny.
1997-2005: The Strathkelvin District electoral divisions of Bishopbriggs, Kirkintilloch, and Strathkelvin North, and the Bearsden and Milngavie District electoral division of Bearsden.
Members of ParliamentEdit
|2005||constituency abolished: see East Dunbartonshire & Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East|
Elections of the 1980sEdit
|Conservative win (new seat)|
|Labour gain from Conservative||Swing|
Elections of the 1990sEdit
|Liberal Democrats||Barbara Waterfield||4,585||9.1||−12.3|
|Natural Law||David Whitley||90||0.2||N/A|
|Liberal Democrats||John Morrison||4,843||9.7||+1.5|
|Natural Law||Christine Fisher||155||0.3||+0.1|
Elections of the 2000sEdit
|Liberal Democrats||Gordon McDonald||7,533||18.2||+8.4|
|Scottish Socialist||Willie Telfer||1,393||3.4||N/A|
- "'Strathkelvin and Bearsden', June 1983 up to May 1997". ElectionWeb Project. Cognitive Computing Limited. Archived from the original on 15 March 2016. Retrieved 14 March 2016.
- "Election Data 1983". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
- "Election Data 1987". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
- "Election Data 1992". 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.
- "Election Data 2001". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 28 June 2017.