Glasgow Provan (Scottish Parliament constituency)


Glasgow Provan is a constituency of the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood). It elects one Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) by the plurality (first past the post) method of election. Also, however, it is one of nine constituencies in the Glasgow electoral region, which elects seven additional members, in addition to the 9 constituency MSPs, to produce a form of proportional representation for the region as a whole.

Glasgow Provan
burgh constituency
for the Scottish Parliament
Glasgow Provan shown within the Glasgow electoral region and the region shown within Scotland
Population76,859 (2019)[1]
Current constituency
Created2011
PartyScottish National Party
MSPIvan McKee
Council areaGlasgow City

The constituency was created in 2011, comprising much of the old Glasgow Baillieston seat which was abolished for the 2011 Scottish Parliament election.

Electoral region


The other eight constituencies of the Glasgow region are Glasgow Anniesland, Glasgow Cathcart, Glasgow Kelvin, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Glasgow Pollok, Glasgow Shettleston, Glasgow Southside and Rutherglen.

The region covers the Glasgow City council area and a north-western portion of the South Lanarkshire council area.

Constituency boundaries


The electoral wards used in the creation of Provan are:

Member of the Scottish Parliament


ElectionMemberParty
2011 Paul Martin Labour
2016 Ivan McKee SNP

Election results


2021 Scottish Parliament election: Glasgow Provan[2][3]
Party Candidate Constituency Regional
Votes % ±% Votes % ±%
SNP Ivan McKee[lower-alpha 1] 15,913 52.9 1.7 14,967 49.2 0.1
Labour Martin McElroy 8,683 28.9 5.8 7,437 24.4 2.7
Conservative Annie Wells[lower-alpha 2] 2,687 8.9 0.3 3,243 10.6 2.4
Green Kim Long 2,366 7.9 7.9 2,521 8.2 1.5
Liberal Democrats Nicholas Moohan 421 1.4 0.8 359 1.2 0.2
Abolish the Scottish Parliament
Alba
All for Unity
Communist
Freedom Alliance
Independent Green Voice
Reclaim
Reform UK
Renew
Scottish Family
Libertarian
SDP
TUSC
UKIP
Women's Equality
Independent Daniel Donaldson
Independent Craig Ross
Majority 24.0
Turnout
SNP hold Swing
Notes
  1. Incumbent member for this constituency
  2. Incumbent member on the party list, or for another constituency
2016 Scottish Parliament election: Glasgow Provan[4][5][6]
Party Candidate Constituency Regional
Votes % ±% Votes % ±%
SNP Ivan McKee 13,140 54.6 13.1 11,890 49.1
Labour Paul Martin[lower-alpha 1] 8,357 34.7 17.6 6,534 27.0
Conservative Annie Wells 2,062 8.6 4.5 1,975 8.2
Liberal Democrats Thomas Coleman 518 2.2 0.0 253 1.0
Green 1,624 6.7
UKIP 574 2.4
Solidarity 358 1.5
A Better Britain – Unionist Party 301 1.2
RISE 205 0.8
Animal Welfare 188 0.8
Women's Equality 148 0.6
Scottish Christian 113 0.5
Independent Andrew McCullagh 47 0.2
Majority 4,783 19.9 N/A
Turnout 24,077 42.9 8.4 24,210 43.1
SNP gain from Labour Swing 15.4
Notes
  1. Incumbent member for this constituency

[7]

Scottish Parliament Election 2011: Glasgow Provan
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul Martin 10,037 52.3 N/A
SNP Anne McLaughlin 7,958 41.5 N/A
Conservative Majid Hussain 777 4.1 N/A
Liberal Democrats Michael O'Donnell 413 2.2 N/A
Majority 2,079 10.8 N/A
Turnout 19,185 34.5 -4.4
Labour win (new boundaries)

See also


Notes