How many seats are in a Scottish constituency?

How many constituencies are there in Scotland?

The parliament has 73 constituencies, each electing one Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) by the plurality (first past the post) system of voting, and eight additional member regions, each electing seven additional MSPs.

How many seats do the Conservative Party have in Scotland?

In the 2016 election for the Scottish Parliament the Scottish Conservatives gained 16 seats, making it the largest opposition party, with 31 of 129 seats. In the 2021 election for the Scottish Parliament the Scottish Conservatives maintained 31 seats and remained the largest opposition party in the Scottish Parliament.

How many constituencies does Scottish Holyrood have?

There are currently 129 elected members in the Scottish Parliament at Holyrood, of which 73 are constituency members and 56 are list members. Scottish Parliamentary Elections use the Additional Member System where each voter has two votes.

What are the Scottish constituencies?


Affiliation Members (current) Voteshare (GE 2019)
Scottish National Party 45 45.0%
Scottish Conservatives 6 25.1%
Scottish Liberal Democrats 4 9.5%
Alba Party 2 N/A

How many seats are there in each constituency?


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State/Union Territory Lok Sabha seats Reserved for the Scheduled Tribes
Karnataka 28 2
Kerala 20
Madhya Pradesh 29 6
Maharashtra 48 4

Is Ruth Davidson an MP?

Ruth Elizabeth Davidson, Baroness Davidson of Lundin Links (born 10 November 1978), is a Scottish politician who served as Leader of the Scottish Conservative Party from 2011 to 2019 and was the Leader of the Conservative Party in the Scottish Parliament from 2020 to May 2021.

How many conservatives are in Scottish government?

Scottish National Party: 45. Scottish Conservatives: 6. Scottish Liberal Democrats: 4.

How many members does the Scottish Green Party have?

Scottish Greens

Scottish Green Party Pàrtaidh Uaine na h-Alba (Scottish Gaelic) Scots Green Pairtie (Scots)
Membership (2021) 7,500
Ideology Green politics Scottish independence Scottish republicanism Pro-Europeanism Factions: Eco-socialism
Political position Centre-left to left-wing
European affiliation European Green Party

How many seats did SNP win in 2016?


Party Constituencies Total seats
Votes Total
SNP 1,059,898 63
Conservative 501,844 31
Labour 514,261 24

Is Nicola Sturgeon an MP?

She is the first woman to hold either position. She has been a member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) since 1999, first as an additional member for the Glasgow electoral region, and as the member for Glasgow Southside (formerly Glasgow Govan) from 2007.