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Proposed new Edinburgh parliamentary constituencies and wards.

Proposed new Edinburgh parliamentary constituencies and wards.

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      Article 2 of the draft Order substitutes the new constituencies recommended by the Boundary Commission for the old ones. Parts I and II of the schedule to the Order set out the contents of the existing and new constituencies respectively and state whether they are county or borough constituencies. I ask the House to note this figure.   I am no expert, but have been pressed for an answer, so here goes! Edinburgh has no boroughs. It has 17 electoral divisions or wards, represented by 63 councillors. The historical definition of a borough, or burgh, is a self-governing walled city.

      HC Deb 16 December vol cc § Draft Parliamentary Constituencies (Bedford and Mid-Bedfordshire) Order, [copy presented 18th November, , in the last Session of Parliament], approved.—[ Major Lloyd-George.] § Motion made, and Question proposed, That the Draft Parliamentary Constituencies (Reading, Newbury and Wokingham) Order, , a copy . Full text of "Proposals relating to parliamentary reform: a sketch of the history of the question since " See other formats >^^ ' ' lyA /,j^.;t> '^^,. ^' LI E> RAR.Y OF THE UNlVtRSlTY or ILLINOIS 2/ PROPOSALS RELATING TO PARLIAMENTAEY REFORM A SKETCH OF THE HISTORY OF THE QUESTION SINCE

      The reduction in the number of MPs would see Scotland reduce from 59 constituencies to 53, with electoral restrictions also meaning that each new Author: Judith Tonner. Minutes Item No The City of Edinburgh Council Edinburgh, Thursday 24 November changed the boundaries of all 17 Wards of the City of Edinburgh Council. To note the Boundary Commission for Scotland consultation on the new UK Parliamentary Constituencies for (Reference – report by the Chief Executive, submitted.).


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Edinburgh South is a constituency of the House of Commons of the UK Parliament created in The constituency has been held by the Scottish Labour Party sincebeing represented by Ian Murray since Murray was the only Labour MP in Scotland to retain his seat at the and general elections.

Prior to the general election, the constituency had the same boundaries as Created: A new Edinburgh North and Leith constituency was created, including the whole of the former one, but also taking in the Dean ward from Edinburgh Central and Craigleith ward from Edinburgh West.

As a result of the Local Governance (Scotland) Actthese wards were replaced with new, larger wards for the Council elections on 3 May Created: Constituency Maps Everyone in Scotland is represented by eight MSPs: One for their constituency and seven Proposed new Edinburgh parliamentary constituencies and wards.

book the larger region in which they live. You can use the MSP Finder tool to discover who your representatives are, and how to contact them, by entering your postcode or street name. The Edinburgh Leith constituency again covered wards named Central Leith, South Leith, and West Leith, but the overall boundary of the constituency was different.

[1] For the county of Midlothian, inclusive of the city of Edinburgh, the general pattern established by the First Periodical Review was maintained for the general elections of Created from: Leith. Changes proposed by the Boundary Commission.

The Boundary Commission for England submitted their final proposals in respect of the Sixth Periodic Review of Westminster Constituencies (the review) in September which would reduce the total number of MPs from to Although the proposals were immediately laid before Parliament they were not brought forward by the Government for European Parliament constituency: East of England.

Edinburgh Central is a burgh constituency of the Scottish Parliament ().It elects one Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) by the plurality (first past the post) method of election.

Also, it is one of nine constituencies in the Lothian electoral region, which elects seven additional members, in addition to nine constituency MSPs, to produce a form of proportional representation for the Council area: City of Edinburgh. Edinburgh West was a constituency of the Scottish Parliament from until It elected one Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) by the plurality (first past the post) method of election.

It was also one of nine constituencies in the Lothians electoral region, which elected seven additional members, in addition to nine constituency MSPs, to produce a form of proportional representation Council area: City of Edinburgh.

Latest news and results for Edinburgh Southern in the Scottish Parliament election from BBC News. Below you can find all of the wards and electoral divisions within the Edinburgh North and Leith UK Parliamentary Constituency, sorted by name.

Click on any result to drill down to the postcodes within that ward/electoral divisions. The United Kingdom is currently divided into parliamentary constituencies, but this has not always been the case. Find out about how the number of seats in the House of Commons has changed.

Research Briefing: Number of seats in the Commons since Edinburgh West is a constituency in City of Edinburgh, Scotland. The seat has been held by Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat) since June Edinburgh North and Leith is a constituency in City of Edinburgh, Scotland.

The seat has been held by Deidre Brock (Scottish National Party) since May Aberdeenshire West and Kincardine County/Area: Grampian (Scotland) MP at Andrew Bowie (CON) Electorate: 72, Turnout: %.

Edinburgh was the only single burgh constituency in Scotland and its return throughout this period antedated the others from Scotland. Its government lay in the council of 25 members which, for the election of magistrates and the Member of Parliament and for certain other purposes, was augmented by eight additional or ‘extraordinary’ deacons.

STV, in the form that is being proposed, is not a proportional system, as we heard in evidence to the committee from, for example, John Curtice and Professor David Farrell, who said: "the proposed system would be the least proportional of all the current STV systems of which I am aware".—[Official Report, Local Government and Transport.

Huntingdon is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since by Jonathan Djanogly, a Conservative. It is a safe Conservative Party seat and was the seat of former Conservative Prime Minister, John Major.

History. The constituency of Huntingdon has existed in three separate forms: as a Parliamentary Borough from to ; as a Division of a Parliamentary. Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, was spectacularly situated on a series of parallel igneous ridges and hollows two miles from the southern shore of the Firth of Forth, and was dominated by its castle, to the south and east of which the labyrinthine mediaeval town was clustered.1 In this period it underwent continued expansion and improvement, particularly in the Georgian New Town, north of.

First Schedule. — (Parliamentary Constituencies.) one deducts the figures for the Leagrave and Limbury wards from this proposed total—19,—that leaves a total for the three county constituencies ofwhich would allow of an average figure for the three county divisions of 45, it will allow Keswick to remain part of.

The New Parliamentary Constituencies In addition to the kind of analysis we have reported so far in this article, the local election results can also be used to examine the political colour of the new parliamentary constituencies being proposed by the Boundary Commission in their current review of constituency by: 8.

Page 25 of its report on the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill, under the heading “Constituencies crossing other boundaries”, says at paragraph “Requiring all constituencies to be within 5% of the electoral quota would mean the creation of constituencies crossing regional and county boundaries, not least in.

The hon. Member for Birmingham, Perry Barr has now disappeared from the Chamber, but he spoke about large wards. He is perfectly right that, in urban areas, the building blocks of parliamentary constituencies—local government wards—tend to be larger. I accept that was a problem in the abortive review that was not brought to fruition.THE CITY OF EDINBURGH COUNCIL Item no, IC Parliamentary Liaison Policy and Strategy Committee 2 December 1.

1.I 2. Purpose of report This report provides an overview of the Council’s Parliamentary Liaison activity, and highlights the value of a corporate approach. It .An updated map of the new ward can be downloaded here.

Consultation on proposed changes to the council ward boundaries in Edinburgh, which would see Calders and Dumbryden in a different ward from the rest of Wester Hailes, is being carried out by the Local .