3rd Scottish Parliament
This is a list of members (MSPs) returned to the third Scottish Parliament at the 2007 election. Of the 129 MSPs, 73 were elected from first past the post constituencies with a further 56 members being returned from eight regions, each electing seven MSPs as a form of mixed member proportional representation.
|3rd Scottish Parliament|
|Jurisdiction||Scotland, United Kingdom|
|Meeting place||Scottish Parliament Building|
|Government||First Salmond government|
|Presiding Officer||Alex Fergusson|
|Party||May 2007||May 2011|
|•||Scottish National Party||48||47|
|Scottish Labour Party||46||46|
|Scottish Conservative Party||16||16|
|Scottish Liberal Democrats||16||16|
|Scottish Green Party||2||2|
Government parties denoted with bullets (•)
This is a graphical comparison of party strengths as they were in the 3rd session of the Scottish Parliament.
- Note this is not the official seating plan of the Scottish Parliament.
List of MSPs
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|14 May 2007||Galloway and Upper Nithsdale||Presiding Officer||Conservative||Alex Fergusson is elected as the Presiding Officer and had to take voluntary suspension from his party.|
|31 August 2007||Lothians||SNP||SNP||Stefan Tymkewycz resigned from the Parliament. He was replaced by Shirley-Anne Somerville.|
|6 February 2009||Glasgow||SNP||SNP||Bashir Ahmad died. He was replaced by Anne McLaughlin.|