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Initial Proposals - council area summaries

Sixth Review index | Initial Proposals

We published these Council area summaries when we announced the publication of our Initial Proposals on 13 October 2011 by issuing a News Release.

Council area summaries

Aberdeen City - Aberdeen North and Aberdeen South constituencies exactly cover the council area.

Aberdeenshire - Banff and Buchan constituency and Deeside and Gordon constituency are wholly within Aberdeenshire council area, Angus East and Kincardine constituency covers parts of Aberdeenshire south of Aberdeen City and the eastern part of Angus council area.

Angus - Angus East and Kincardine constituency covers the eastern part of Angus and parts of Aberdeenshire south of Aberdeen City, Dundee East and the Glens constituency covers the western part of Angus and the eastern part of Dundee City.

Argyll and Bute - Argyll, Bute and Lochaber constituency covers all of Argyll and Bute and Lochaber (ward 22) of Highland council area.

Clackmannanshire - Clackmannanshire and Dunfermline West constituency covers all of Clackmannanshire and the western part of Fife, including the western part of Dunfermline.

Dumfries and Galloway - Dumfries constituency covers the eastern part of the council area, including all of Dumfries; Galloway and Carrick constituency covers the western part of the council area and southern part of South Ayrshire.

Dundee City - Dundee West and Gowrie constituency covers the western part of the city and the eastern part (wards 1 and 2) of Perth and Kinross, Dundee East and the Glens constituency covers the eastern part of city and the western part of Angus.

East Ayrshire - Kilmarnock and Loudoun constituency is wholly contained in East Ayrshire, Kyle and Cumnock covers the southern part of East Ayrshire and the northern part of South Ayrshire.

East Dunbartonshire - East Dunbartonshire and Kilsyth constituency covers most of East Dunbartonshire and the northern part (ward 1) of North Lanarkshire, West Dunbartonshire and Bearsden constituency covers ward 2 of East Dunbartonshire and all of West Dunbartonshire.

East Lothian - no change. East Lothian constituency exactly covers the council area.

East Renfrewshire - East Renfrewshire and Hairmyres constituency covers all of East Renfrewshire and part (ward 9, East Kilbride West) of South Lanarkshire.

Edinburgh - 4 constituencies exactly cover the city.

Falkirk - Falkirk constituency is wholly contained in the council area, Linlithgow and Falkirk East constituency covers the south-eastern part of council area and the northern part of West Lothian.

Fife - 3 constituencies are wholly contained in Fife, Clackmannanshire and Dunfermline West constituency covers the western part of Fife and all of Clackmannanshire.

Glasgow City - 6 constituencies exactly cover the city.

Highland - Caithness, Sutherland, Ross and Cromarty constituency and Inverness and Skye constituency are wholly within Highland council area; Argyll, Bute and Lochaber covers Lochaber (ward 22) of Highland and all of Argyll and Bute; Moray and Strathspey covers Badenoch and Strathspey (ward 21) of Highland and all of Moray.

Inverclyde - Inverclyde constituency covers all of Inverclyde council area and the northern part of Renfrewshire.

Midlothian - Midlothian and Tweeddale constituency covers all of Midlothian and the western part (wards 1 and 2) of Scottish Borders.

Moray - Moray and Strathspey constituency covers all of Moray and part (ward 21 - Badenoch and Strathspey) of Highland council area.

North Ayrshire - North Ayrshire and Arran constituency is wholly contained in North Ayrshire, Renfrewshire South and Largs constituency covers the northern part of North Ayrshire and the southern part of Renfrewshire.

North Lanarkshire - Airdrie and Coatbridge South constituency, Cumbernauld and Coatbridge North constituency and Motherwell, Wishaw and Bellshill constituency are wholly contained in North Lanarkshire, East Dunbartonshire and Kilsyth constituency covers ward 1 of North Lanarkshire and most of East Dunbartonshire.

Perth and Kinross - Perth and Kinross-shire constituency is wholly contained in the council area, Dundee West and Gowrie constituency covers wards 1 and 2 of the council area and the western part of Dundee City, Stirling and Crieff constituency covers the south-west part of council area and all of Stirling council area.

Renfrewshire - Paisley and Renfrew constituency is wholly contained in Renfrewshire; Inverclyde constituency covers the northern part of Renfrewshire and all of Inverclyde; Renfrewshire South and Largs covers the southern part of Renfrewshire and the northern part of North Ayrshire.

Scottish Borders - Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk constituency covers most of the council area, Midlothian and Tweeddale constituency covers wards 1 and 2 and all of Midlothian.

South Ayrshire - Galloway and Carrick constituency covers the southern part of South Ayrshire and western part of Dumfries and Galloway council area, Kyle and Cumnock covers the northern part of South Ayrshire and southern part of East Ayrshire.

South Lanarkshire - Clydesdale and Larkhall constituency, Hamilton constituency and East Kilbride and Rutherglen constituency are each wholly contained in South Lanarkshire, East Renfrewshire and Hairmyres constituency covers part of South Lanarkshire (ward 9 - East Kilbride West) and all of East Renfrewshire.

Stirling - Stirling and Crieff constituency covers all of Stirling council area and the south-west part of Perth and Kinross.

West Dunbartonshire - West Dunbartonshire and Bearsden constituency covers all of West Dunbartonshire and part (ward 2 - Bearsden North) of East Dunbartonshire.

West Lothian - Livingston constituency is wholly contained in the council area, Linlithgow and Falkirk East constituency covers the northern part of West Lothian and the south-eastern part of Falkirk.

Na h-Eileanan an Iar (the Western Isles), Orkney Islands and Shetland Islands - no change since the constituencies are defined in the legislation.

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