Glasgow (European Parliament constituency)


Prior to its uniform adoption of proportional representation in 1999, the United Kingdom used first-past-the-post for the European elections in England, Scotland and Wales. The European Parliament constituencies used under that system were smaller than the later regional constituencies and only had one Member of the European Parliament each. The constituency of Glasgow was one of them.

Glasgow
European Parliament constituency
Member stateUnited Kingdom
Created1979
Dissolved1999
MEPs1
Sources

Boundaries


1979-1984: Glasgow Cathcart, Glasgow Central, Glasgow Craigton, Glasgow Garscadden, Glasgow Govan, Glasgow Hillhead, Glasgow Kelvingrove, Glasgow Maryhill, Glasgow Pollok, Glasgow Provan, Glasgow Queen's Park, Glasgow Shettleston, Glasgow Springburn.

1984-1999: Glasgow Cathcart, Glasgow Central, Glasgow Garscadden, Glasgow Govan, Glasgow Hillhead, Glasgow Maryhill, Glasgow Pollok, Glasgow Provan, Glasgow Shettleston, Glasgow Springburn.

Members of the European Parliament


ElectedMemberParty
1979 Janey Buchan Labour
1984
1989
1994Bill MillerLabour

Election results


European elections 1994: Glasgow[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Bill Miller 83,953 52.6 –2.8
SNP A. Brophy 40,795 25.6 +0.7
Scottish Militant Labour Tommy Sheridan 12,113 7.6 New
Conservative R.M. Wilkinson 10,888 6.8 –3.9
Liberal Democrats J. Money 7,291 4.6 +2.6
Green P.J. O'Brien 2,252 1.4 –4.9
Socialist (GB) J. Fleming 1,195 0.7 New
Natural Law M.R. Wilkinson 868 0.5 New
International Communist C. H. Marsden 381 0.2 +0.1
Majority 43,158 27.0 –3.5
Turnout 159,736 34.5 –5.4
Labour hold Swing –1.8
European elections 1989: Glasgow[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Janey Buchan 107,818 55.4 –3.8
SNP A. Brophy 48,586 24.9 +14.2
Conservative A.K. Bates 20,761 10.7 –5.8
Green D. L. Spaven 12,229 6.3 New
SLD J. Morrison 3,887 2.0 New
Communist D. Chalmers 1,164 0.6 New
International Communist J. Simons 193 0.1 New
Majority 59,232 30.5 –2.2
Turnout 194,638 39.9 +10.3
Labour hold Swing –9.0
European elections 1984: Glasgow[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Janey Buchan 91,015 59.2 +10.2
Conservative S.C. Chadd 25,282 16.5 –10.8
Liberal C.M. Mason 20,867 13.6 +6.3
SNP N.M.T.M. MacLeod 16,456 10.7 –5.7
Majority 65,733 32.7 +11.0
Turnout 153,620 29.6 +1.4
Labour hold Swing +10.5
European elections 1979: Glasgow[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Janey Buchan 73,846 49.0
Conservative B. Vaughan 41,144 27.3
SNP George Leslie 24,776 16.4
Liberal Elspeth Attwooll 11,073 7.3
Majority 32,702 21.7
Turnout 150,704 28.2
Labour win (new seat)

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