Midlothian North and Musselburgh Scottish Parliament constituency
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2016 Scottish Parliament election results
Winner Scottish National Party Hold (20.3% majority)
Constituency MSP Colin Beattie
Top-up region MSPs 3 Conservative, 2 Labour, 2 Green Party
Region Lothian
Electorate 62,299 (-1.4% since 2015)
Midlothian North and Musselburgh results for Scottish Parliament election, 2016

Share of constituency votes

Party Votes Share Swing
Colin Beattie
SNP 16,948 48.9% +1.7
Bernard Harkins
Lab 9,913 28.6% -8.6
Jeremy Balfour
Con 6,267 18.1% +9.6
Jacquie Bell
Lib 1,557 4.5% +0.3
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Share of top-up region votes: Lothian region

Share of vote and seats
Votes Share Seats
Scottish National Party SNP
118,546 36.2%
Conservative Con
74,972 22.9% 3
Labour Lab
67,991 20.8% 2
Green Party Gre
34,551 10.6% 2
Liberal Democrats LD
18,479 5.6%
UK Independence Party UKIP
5,802 1.8%
Women's Equality Party WEP
3,877 1.2%
RISE RISE
1,641 0.5%
Solidarity Sol
1,319 0.4%
Elected regional members for Lothian region
Party
Miles Briggs
Conservative Con
Gordon Lindhurst
Conservative Con
Jeremy Balfour
Conservative Con
Kezia Dugdale
Labour Lab
Neil Findlay
Labour Lab
Alison Johnstone
Green Party Gre
Andy Wightman
Green Party Gre
Seat background for Midlothian North and Musselburgh constituency
Last four Constituency MSPs for Midlothian North and Musselburgh
2016
Colin Beattie
Scottish National Party
2011
Colin Beattie
Scottish National Party
2007
Rhona Brankin
Labour
2003
Rhona Brankin
Labour
Party spending in 2016
Party spending in Midlothian North and Musselburgh

Demographics in Midlothian North and Musselburgh

Unemployment rate

4.9%
Low
Ranked 47 of 73

Levels of poor health

5.2%
Medium
Ranked 42 of 73

Proportion of 16/17 year olds

2.3%
High
Ranked 19 of 73

Age

Housing

Ethnicity

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