Edinburgh East (UK Parliament constituency)

Edinburgh East is a burgh constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election.

Edinburgh East
Burgh constituency
for the House of Commons
Boundary of Edinburgh East in Scotland
Subdivisions of ScotlandCity of Edinburgh
Major settlementsBrunstane, Newcraighall, Duddingston, Portobello, Joppa, Craigmillar
Current constituency
Created2005
Member of ParliamentTommy Sheppard (SNP)
Number of membersOne
Created fromEdinburgh East & Musselburgh
Edinburgh Central
Edinburgh South
18851997
Number of membersOne
Type of constituencyBurgh constituency
Created fromEdinburgh

In present form, the constituency was first used at the 2005 general election, but there was also an Edinburgh East constituency in existence from 1885 to 1997.