Motherwell and Wishaw Scottish Parliament constituency
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2016 Scottish Parliament election results
Winner Scottish National Party Gain (21.4% majority)
Constituency MSP Clare Adamson
Top-up region MSPs 4 Labour, 3 Conservative
Region Central Scotland
Electorate 56,181 (-1.2% since 2015)
Motherwell and Wishaw results for Scottish Parliament election, 2016

Share of constituency votes

Party Votes Share Swing
Clare Adamson
SNP 15,291 52.5% +11.1
John Pentland
Lab 9,068 31.1% -12.7
Meghan Gallacher
Con 3,991 13.7% +6.5
Yvonne Finlayson
Lib 761 2.6% +1.1
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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 Motherwell and Wishaw constituency
Last four Constituency MSPs for Motherwell and Wishaw
2016
Clare Adamson
Scottish National Party
2011
John Pentland
Labour
2007
Jack McConnell
Labour
2003
Jack McConnell
Labour
Party spending in 2016
Party spending in Motherwell and Wishaw

Demographics in Motherwell and Wishaw

Unemployment rate

6.9%
High
Ranked 22 of 73

Levels of poor health

7.5%
Very High
Ranked 11 of 73

Proportion of 16/17 year olds

2.2%
Medium
Ranked 35 of 73

Age

Housing

Ethnicity

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