Scotland Results

Scottish Parliament Results
Party Scottish National Party Scottish Conservatives Scottish Labour Scottish Green Party Scottish Lib Dems Independent
Seats 63 31 24 6 5 0
Change −6 +16 −13 +4 - −1

After 129 of 129 seats About these resultsResults in full

Latest headlines

  1. Victory for the SNP with 63 seats - two short of a majority
  2. Conservatives are the second largest party on 31 seats - but Labour on 24 lost 13 seats
  3. Scottish Greens are the fourth largest party with six seats, ahead of the Lib Dems who won five
  4. See the changing political map of Scotland
Result: SNP HOLD

Scoreboard

Party Candidates Votes % Net percentage change in seats
Party

SNP

Scottish National Party

Candidates John Mason Votes 14,198 56.0% Net percentage change in seats +8.2
Party

LAB

Scottish Labour

Candidates Thomas Rannachan Votes 6,875 27.1% Net percentage change in seats −17.9
Party

CON

Scottish Conservatives

Candidates Thomas Kerr Votes 3,151 12.4% Net percentage change in seats +6.9
Party

TUSC

TUSC

Candidates Jamie Cocozza Votes 583 2.3% Net percentage change in seats +2.3
Party

LD

Scottish Lib Dems

Candidates Giovanni Caccavello Votes 568 2.2% Net percentage change in seats +0.5

Turnout and Majority

Scottish National Party Majority

7,323

Turnout

43.7%

Vote share

Party %
Scottish National Party 56.0
Scottish Labour 27.1
Scottish Conservatives 12.4
TUSC 2.3
Scottish Lib Dems 2.2

Vote share change since 2011

−%
+%
Scottish National Party
+8.2
Scottish Conservatives
+6.9
TUSC
+2.3
Scottish Lib Dems
+0.5
Scottish Labour
−17.9

Latest updates

John Mason secures Glasgow Shettleston

John Mason was first elected for the SNP as a councillor in 1998, then as an MP in 2008. In May 2011, John was elected as an MSP. 

John Mason secures Glasgow Shettleston
SNP

RESULT: SNP hold Glasgow Shettleston

SNP hold Glasgow Shettleston
BBC

Aileen Clarke live on BBC One Scotland

Glasgow count
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Constituency Profile

Poor housing is an issue for many residents in this constituency, with the seat containing more tower blocks than any other in Scotland.

Within its boundaries there is the famous Barras market, Parkhead – which is home to one Old Firm team, Celtic – Tollcross and Dalmarnock. Government statistics consistently put the neighbourhood of Shettleston at or near the bottom of league tables of many social indicators, most notably life expectancy.

At the Scottish Parliament election in 1999, Frank McAveety, the leader of Glasgow City Council, won Glasgow Shettleston, and retained the seat in 2003 and 2007. In the 2011 Holyrood polls, the SNP’s John Mason won the constituency.

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