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Scotland
European Parliament constituency
Scotland (European Parliament constituency) is located in European Parliament constituencies 2007
Location amongst the 2007 constituencies
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Shown in the United Kingdom
Created 1999
MEP(s) 8 (1999 - 2004)
7 (2004 - 2009)
6 (2009 - present)
Member State United Kingdom
Source(s) [1][2]

Scotland constitutes a single constituency of the European Parliament. For 2009 it elects 6 MEPs using the d'Hondt method of party-list proportional representation.

Contents

Boundaries

The constituency corresponds to the boundaries of Scotland, one of the four constituent countries of the United Kingdom.

History

The constituency was formed as a result of the European Parliamentary Elections Act 1999, replacing a number of single-member constituencies. These were Glasgow, Highlands and Islands, Lothians, Mid Scotland and Fife, North East Scotland, South of Scotland, Strathclyde East, and Strathclyde West.

Members of the European Parliament

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1999 - 2004

MEP's Name Political Party
Elspeth Attwooll Liberal Democrat
Ian Hudghton Scottish National Party
Neil MacCormick Scottish National Party
David Martin Labour
Bill Miller Labour
John Purvis Scottish Conservative and Unionist
Struan Stevenson Scottish Conservative and Unionist
Catherine Taylor Labour

2004 - 2009

MEP's Name Political Party
Elspeth Attwooll Liberal Democrat
Ian Hudghton Scottish National Party
David Martin Labour
John Purvis Conservative and Unionist
Alyn Smith Scottish National Party
Struan Stevenson Conservative and Unionist
Catherine Stihler Labour

2009 - 2014

MEP's Name Political Party
Ian Hudghton Scottish National Party
George Lyon Liberal Democrat
David Martin Labour
Alyn Smith Scottish National Party
Struan Stevenson Scottish Conservative and Unionist
Catherine Stihler Labour

Election results

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Elected candidates are shown in bold. Brackets indicate the number of votes per seat won.

European Election 2009: Scotland[1][2]
List Candidates Votes % ±%
SNP Ian Hudghton, Alyn Smith, Aileen McLeod, Drew Hendry, Duncan Ross, Gordon Archer 321,007 (160,503.5) 29.1 +9.4
Labour David Martin, Catherine Stihler, Mary Lockhart, Paul McAleavely, Kirsty Connell, Nasim Khan[3] 229,853 (114,926.5) 20.8 -5.6
Conservative Struan Stevenson, Belinda Don, Helen Gardiner, Donald G. MacDonald, Gerald Michaluk, PJ Lewis[4] 185,794 16.8 -0.9
Liberal Democrat George Lyon, Euan Robson, Robert Aldridge, Patsy Kenton, Douglas Herbison, Clive Sneddon[5] 127,038 11.5 -1.6
Scottish Green Elaine Morrison, Chas Booth, Kirsten Robb, Alastair Whitelaw, Ruth Dawkins, Peter McColl 80,442 7.3 +0.5
UKIP Peter Adams, Paul Hencke, Phillip Anderson, Matthew Desmond, Donald Mackay, Paul Wiffen, Kathleen Desmond [6] 57,788 5.2 -1.5
BNP Gary Raikes, Charlie Baillie, Deborah McKnight, Roy Jones, Max Dunbar, Elise Jones [7] 27,174 2.5 +0.8
Socialist Labour Louise McDaid, David Jacobsen, Katherine McGavigan, James Berrington, Claire Watt, James McDaid 22,135 2.0 +2.0
Scottish Christian Sheila McLaughlan, John Smart, Brian Ross, Archie Linnegan, Christine Cormack, Isobel Anne Macleod 16,738 1.5 +1.5
Scottish Socialist Colin Fox, Angela Gorrie, Johanna Dind, Nick McKerrell, Raphie de Santos, Felicity Garvie 10,404 0.9 -4.3
Independent Duncan Robertson 10,189 0.9 +0.9
NO2EU John Foster, Tommy Sheridan, Leah Ganley, Stuart Hyslop, Ajit Singh Uppal, Tom Morrison 9,693 0.9 +0.9
Jury Team Alan Wallace, John O'Callaghan, Stuart Brown, Kenneth Lees, Mev Brown, Austin Compson-Bradford[8] 6,257 0.6 +0.6
Turnout 1,104,512 28.5 −2.4
European Election 2004: Scotland[9]
List Candidates Votes % ±%
Labour David Martin, Catherine Stihler, Bill Miller, Kirsty O'Brien, Colin Smyth, Catriona Renton, Gemma Doyle 310,865 (155,432.5) 26.4 -2.3
SNP Ian Hudghton, Alyn Smith, Kenneth Gibson, Douglas Henderson, Alexander Nicholson, Alex Orr, Janet Law, Duncan Ross 231,505 (115,752.5) 19.7 -7.5
Conservative Struan Stevenson, John Purvis, Cameron Buchanan, Sebastian Leslie, Anne Harper, Paul Nelson, Douglas Taylor 209,028 (104,514) 17.8 -2.0
Liberal Democrat Elspeth Attwooll, Robert Aldridge, Alex Bruce, Karen Freel, Douglas Herbison, Clive Sneddon, Christine James, Jermaine Allison 154,178 13.1 +3.3
Scottish Green Chas Booth, Tara O'Leary, Martin Bartos, Moira Dunworth, Alastair Whitelaw
Katherine Joester, James Park
79,695 6.8 +1.0
UKIP Peter Troy, Philip Anderson, George Cormack, Michael Phillips, Janice Murdock, Donald Mackay, Peter Nielson 78,828 6.7 +5.4
Scottish Socialist Felicity Garvie, Nick McKerrel, Hugh Kerr, Catriona Grant, Lynn Sheridan, John Sangster, Andrew Rossiter 61,356 5.2 +1.2
Christian Vote George Hargreaves, William Thompson, Richard Russell, David Braid, Marion McNeill, Mary Hay, Rose Irtwange 21,056 1.8 N/A
BNP Steven Blake, Scott McLean, David Kerr, Stephen Burns, Bryan Dickson, Craig McComb, John Bean[10] 19,427 1.7 +1.3
Scottish Wind Watch Brendan Hamill, Sylvia Thorne, Charles Bennie, Jennifer Scobie, Bennie Palmer, Helen Pass, Richard Hammock 7,255 0.6 N/A
Independent Fergus Tait 3,624 0.3 N/A
Turnout 1,176,817 30.9 +6.2
European Election 1999: Scotland[11]
List Candidates Votes % ±%
Labour David Martin, Bill Miller, Catherine Taylor, Christine May, Hugh McMahon, James Paton, John Clifford, Jeanette Bradley 283,490 (94,496.67) 28.7 N/A
SNP Ian Hudghton, Neil MacCormick, Anne Gillies, Gordon Wilson, Janet Law, Kris Browne, Ian Goldie, Josephine Docherty 268,528 (134,264) 27.2 N/A
Conservative Struan Stevenson, John Purvis, Anne Harper, Cameron Buchanan, Sebastian Leslie, Iain Mitchell, Peter Ramsay, Anthony Gilbey 195,296 (97,648) 19.8 N/A
Liberal Democrat Elspeth Attwooll, Robert Aldridge, Neil Mitchison, Heather Lyall, Clive Sneddon, Danus Skene, Karen Freel, Jayne Struthers 96,971 9.8 N/A
Scottish Green Marion Coyne, Eleanor Scott, Phil O'Brien, Graeme Farmer, Linda Hendry, Chris Ballance, Kay Allan, Alastair Whitelaw 57,142 5.8 N/A
Scottish Socialist Hugh Kerr, Rosie Kane, Harvey Duke, Catherine Stewart, Colin Fox, Shareen Blackall, Steve Arnott, Frances Curran 39,720 4.0 N/A
Pro-Euro Conservative Paul Dwyer, Joanna Lavender, Douglas McConchie, Richard Ashurst, Neasa MacEarlean, Oliver Grant, Alexander Skinner, James Waters 17,781 1.8 N/A
UKIP Alistair McConnachie, Donald Mackay, James McKenna, Stuart Brown, Matthew Henderson, Joseph Smith, Peter Nielson, John Mumford 12,459 1.3 N/A
Socialist Labour Louise McDaid, Christopher Herriot, Katharine McGavigan, Stephen Mayes, Patricia Graham, Colin Turbett, Margaret Stead, James Galloway 9,385 1.0 N/A
BNP Kenneth Smith, Scott McLean[12], Russell Bradley, Mark Allen, Paul Wilkinson, Robert Currie, David Kerr[13], James Mills 3,729 0.4 N/A
Natural Law James McKissock, George Stidolph, Diana Kras, Kenneth Blair, David Pettigrew, Iain Petrie, Anna Rawlinson, Thomas Pringle 2,087 0.2 N/A
Accountant for Lower Scottish Taxes Charles Lawson 1,632 0.2 N/A
Turnout 988,310 24.7 N/A

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