Glasgow Bridgeton (UK Parliament constituency)

Glasgow Bridgeton was a parliamentary constituency in the city of Glasgow. From 1885 to 1974, it returned one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, elected by the first-past-the-post voting system.

Glasgow Bridgeton
Former Burgh constituency
for the House of Commons
Major settlementsGlasgow
18851974 (1974)
Number of membersOne
Replaced byGlasgow Central,
Glasgow Shettleston[1]
Created fromGlasgow

For many years it was represented by James Maxton, the leader of the Independent Labour Party whose policies were to the left of the Labour Party.