Paisley Scottish Parliament constituency
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2016 Scottish Parliament election results
Winner Scottish National Party Hold (17.6% majority)
Constituency MSP George Adam
Top-up region MSPs 3 Conservative, 3 Labour, 1 Green Party
Region West Scotland
Electorate 49,881 (1.8% since 2015)
Paisley results for Scottish Parliament election, 2016

Share of constituency votes

Party Votes Share Swing
George Adam
SNP 14,682 49.8% +7.2
Neil Bibby
Lab 9,483 32.2% -9.5
Paul Masterton
Con 3,533 12.0% +3.3
Eileen McCartin
Lib 1,766 6.0% -1.0
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Share of top-up region votes: West Scotland region

Share of vote and seats
Votes Share Seats
Scottish National Party SNP
135,827 42.2%
Labour Lab
72,544 22.5% 3
Conservative Con
71,528 22.2% 3
Green Party Gre
17,218 5.3% 1
Liberal Democrats LD
12,097 3.8%
UK Independence Party UKIP
5,856 1.8%
Solidarity Sol
2,609 0.8%
Scottish Christian Party SCP
2,391 0.7%
RISE RISE
1,522 0.5%
SLib SLib
484 0.2%
Elected regional members for West Scotland region
Party
Neil Bibby
Labour Lab
Mary Fee
Labour Lab
Ken MacIntosh
Labour Lab
Jamie Gree
Conservative Con
Maurice Golden
Conservative Con
Maurice Corry
Conservative Con
Ross Greer
Green Party Gre
Seat background for Paisley constituency
Last four Constituency MSPs for Paisley
2016
George Adam
Scottish National Party
2011
George Adam
Scottish National Party
2007
Hugh Henry
Labour
2003
Hugh Henry
Labour
Party spending in 2016
Party spending in Paisley

Demographics in Paisley

Unemployment rate

4.7%
Low
Ranked 49 of 73

Levels of poor health

6.5%
High
Ranked 19 of 73

Proportion of 16/17 year olds

2.1%
Low
Ranked 58 of 73

Age

Housing

Ethnicity

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