Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn (Scottish Parliament constituency)
Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn is a constituency of the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood). It elects one Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) by the plurality (first past the post) method of election. Also, it is one of nine constituencies in the Glasgow electoral region, which elects seven additional members, in addition to the nine constituency MSPs, to produce a form of proportional representation for the region as a whole.
|Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn|
for the Scottish Parliament
|Council area||Glasgow City|
The constituency was created in 2011 from a merger of parts of the Glasgow Maryhill, Glasgow Springburn and a small part of the Glasgow Anniesland constituencies. The parts of Glasgow Anniesland were Kelvindale and Kelvinside, that had previously been in Glasgow Hillhead before 1997.
Following their First Periodic review into constituencies to the Scottish Parliament in time for the 2011 election, the Boundary Commission for Scotland recommended the effective merger of the Glasgow Springburn and Glasgow Maryhill constituencies.
The electoral wards used in its creation are:
Member of the Scottish Parliament
|Liberal Democrats||James Harrison||691||2.9||N/A|
|SNP win (new boundaries)|
|Liberal Democrats||Sophie Bridger||833||4.1||N/A|
|Labour win (new seat)|
- Candidates Glasgow City Council