Banffshire and Buchan Coast (Scottish Parliament constituency)

Banffshire and Buchan Coast is a constituency of the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood) covering parts of the council areas of Aberdeenshire and Moray. It elects one Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) by the first past the post method of election. It is one also of ten constituencies in the North East Scotland electoral region, which elects seven additional members, in addition to ten constituency MSPs, to produce a form of proportional representation for the region as a whole.

Banffshire and Buchan Coast
county constituency
for the Scottish Parliament
Banffshire and Buchan Coast shown within the North East Scotland electoral region and the region shown within Scotland
Population75,612 (2019)[1]
Current constituency
Created2011
PartySNP
MSPKaren Adam
Council areaAberdeenshire
Moray
Created fromBanff and Buchan,
Moray

The seat was created for the 2011 Scottish Parliament election, and covers areas that were formerly in the seats of Banff and Buchan, Gordon and Moray.[2] It has been held by Karen Adam of the Scottish National Party since the 2021 Scottish Parliament election .


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