Ross, Skye and Lochaber (UK Parliament constituency)

Ross, Skye and Lochaber is a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (Westminster). It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election.

Ross, Skye and Lochaber
County constituency
for the House of Commons
Boundary of Ross, Skye and Lochaber in Scotland
Subdivisions of ScotlandHighland
Major settlementsDingwall, Fort William, Kyle of Lochalsh, Mallaig, Muir of Ord, Ullapool, Portree
Current constituency
Created2005
Member of ParliamentIan Blackford (SNP)
Created fromRoss, Skye & Inverness West and Inverness East, Nairn & Lochaber

The constituency covers a central portion of the Highland council area, and at 12,000 square kilometres (4,600 sq mi), it covers the largest area of any House of Commons constituency in Britain.[1] Until the 2015 general election, it was represented by former Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy. Since then, it has been represented by Ian Blackford, the leader of the Scottish National Party in the House of Commons.


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