World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article
 

Tayside North (UK Parliament constituency)

North Tayside
Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
Subdivisions of Scotland Tayside
1983 (1983)2005 (2005)
Number of members One
Replaced by Angus
Perth & North Perthshire

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.

The constituency was abolished for the 2005 general election, and the area is now represented by Angus and Perth and North Perthshire.

The Scottish Parliament constituency of North Tayside, which covered the same area, continues in existence.

Boundaries

Members of Parliament

Election Member[1] Party
1983 Bill Walker Conservative
1997 John Swinney SNP
2001 Pete Wishart SNP
2005 constituency abolished

Election results

General Election 2001: North Tayside
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
SNP Pete Wishart 15,441 40.1 −4.8
Conservative Murdo Fraser 12,158 31.6 −4.2
Labour Thomas Docherty 5,715 14.8 +3.6
Liberal Democrat Julia Robertson 4,365 11.3 +3.2
Scottish Socialist Rosie Adams 620 1.6 N/A
Independent (politician) Tina MacDonald 220 0.6 N/A
Majority 3,283 8.5
Turnout 38,519 62.5 −11.8
SNP hold Swing

References

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.