Airdrie and Shotts Scottish Parliament constituency
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2016 Scottish Parliament election results
Winner Scottish National Party Hold (23.3% majority)
Constituency MSP Alex Neil
Top-up region MSPs 4 Labour, 3 Conservative
Region Central Scotland
Electorate 53,147 (-2.4% since 2015)
Airdrie and Shotts results for Scottish Parliament election, 2016

Share of constituency votes

Party Votes Share Swing
Alex Neil
SNP 13,954 52.5% +2.3
Richard Leonard
Lab 7,762 29.2% -12.6
Eric Holford
Con 4,164 15.7% +9.9
Louise Young
Lib 693 2.6% +0.4
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Share of top-up region votes: Central Scotland region

Share of vote and seats
Votes Share Seats
Scottish National Party SNP
129,082 47.7%
Labour Lab
67,103 24.8% 4
Conservative Con
43,602 16.1% 3
Green Party Gre
12,722 4.7%
UK Independence Party UKIP
6,088 2.2%
Liberal Democrats LD
5,015 1.9%
Solidarity Sol
2,684 1.0%
Scottish Christian Party SCP
2,314 0.9%
RISE RISE
1,636 0.6%
Other Oth
460 0.2%
Elected regional members for Central Scotland region
Party
Richard Leonard
Labour Lab
Monica Lennon
Labour Lab
Mark Griffin
Labour Lab
Elaine Smith
Labour Lab
Margaret Mitchell
Conservative Con
Graham Simpson
Conservative Con
Alison Harris
Conservative Con
Seat background for Airdrie and Shotts constituency
Last four Constituency MSPs for Airdrie and Shotts
2016
Alex Neil
Scottish National Party
2011
Alex Neil
Scottish National Party
2007
Karen Whitefield
Labour
2003
Karen Whitefield
Labour
Party spending in 2016
Party spending in Airdrie and Shotts

Demographics in Airdrie and Shotts

Unemployment rate

9.8%
Very High
Ranked 9 of 73

Levels of poor health

7.7%
Very High
Ranked 8 of 73

Proportion of 16/17 year olds

2.4%
Very High
Ranked 11 of 73

Age

Housing

Ethnicity

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