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

Results

Party Elected Seats Votes % Net percentage change in seats
Party

LAB

Scottish Labour

Elected Richard Leonard Monica Lennon Mark Griffin Elaine Smith Seats 4 Votes 67,103 24.8% Net percentage change in seats −10.5
Party

CON

Scottish Conservatives

Elected Margaret Mitchell Graham Simpson Alison Harris Seats 3 Votes 43,602 16.1% Net percentage change in seats +9.7
Party

SNP

Scottish National Party

Elected - Seats 0 Votes 129,082 47.7% Net percentage change in seats +1.3
Party

GRN

Scottish Green Party

Elected - Seats 0 Votes 12,722 4.7% Net percentage change in seats +2.3
Party

UKIP

UKIP

Elected - Seats 0 Votes 6,088 2.2% Net percentage change in seats +1.7
Party

LD

Scottish Lib Dems

Elected - Seats 0 Votes 5,015 1.9% Net percentage change in seats +0.4
Party

SOL

Solidarity

Elected - Seats 0 Votes 2,684 1.0% Net percentage change in seats +0.8
Party

SCHP

Scottish Christian Party

Elected - Seats 0 Votes 2,314 0.9% Net percentage change in seats −0.5
Party

RISE

RISE

Elected - Seats 0 Votes 1,636 0.6% Net percentage change in seats +0.6
Party

IND (Beaumont)

Independent - Beaumont

Elected - Seats 0 Votes 460 0.2% Net percentage change in seats +0.2

Turnout

Turnout

52.9%

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What time will a result be declared?

Based on the 2011 Holyrood election results, the estimated declaration time for this constituency is between 05:00 and 08:00.  

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James Naughtie

Special Correspondent Radio 4 News

Even though Scotland has elections to the national parliament this week, and the European Union referendum campaign is well under way, voters are still haunted by the independence vote in 2014, says James Naughtie.

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Visit this page for the latest updates, articles and videos about this region in the run-up to the Scottish Parliament Election, and for results from 10pm on Thursday 5 May 2016.

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Region Profile

The Central Scotland region has nine constituencies - Airdrie and Shotts; Coatbridge and Chryston; Cumbernauld and Kilsyth; East Kilbride; Falkirk East; Falkirk West; Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse; Motherwell and Wishaw and Uddingston and Bellshill.

The Central Scotland region features Falkirk West which is home to popular tourist attraction the Falkirk Wheel which opened in 2002.

At the 2011 Holyrood election three seats were won by the SNP, three were taken by Labour and one went to the Conservatives.

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