Perthshire North

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Perthshire North
Perthshire North

Mid Scotland and Fife

John Swinney ( SNP )

John Swinney

Perth and Kinross

Perthshire North is a constituency for the Scottish Parliament . It was newly created in 2011 as part of the constituency revision as one of nine constituencies in the electoral region of Mid Scotland and Fife . The areas were previously largely within the former constituency of North Tayside . The constituency of Perthshire North comprises sparsely populated areas of the Council Area Perth and Kinross with the cities of Pitlochry and Dunkeld and parts of the city of Perth . In terms of area, Perthshire North is the largest constituency in Mid Scotland and Fife. The constituency sends a representative.

The constituency covers an area of ​​3918.3 km 2 . In the 2011 census survey, a total of 70,179 people lived within its borders.

Election results

Parliamentary election 2011

Results of the 2011 general election
Political party candidate be right %
SNP John Swinney 18,219 60.8
Conservative Murdo Fraser 7866 26.3
Labor Pete Cheema 2672 8.9
Liberal Democrats Victor Clements 1196 4.0
Voter turnout:

General election 2016

Results of the 2016 general election
Political party candidate be right % ±
SNP John Swinney 16,526 48.6 −12.3
Conservative Murdo Fraser 13,190 38.8 +12.5
Labor Anna McEwan 2,604 7.7 −1.3
Liberal Democrats Peter Barrett 1,750 5.0 +1.0
Voter turnout:

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Map of the constituency
  2. 2011 census
  3. Information from the Scottish Parliament
  4. Information from the Scottish Parliament