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

CON

Scottish Conservatives

Elected Douglas Ross Edward Mountain Donald Cameron Seats 3 Votes 44,693 21.8% Net percentage change in seats +10.1
Party

LAB

Scottish Labour

Elected Rhoda Grant David Stewart Seats 2 Votes 22,894 11.2% Net percentage change in seats −3.3
Party

SNP

Scottish National Party

Elected Maree Todd Seats 1 Votes 81,600 39.7% Net percentage change in seats −7.8
Party

GRN

Scottish Green Party

Elected John Finnie Seats 1 Votes 14,781 7.2% Net percentage change in seats +2.1
Party

LD

Scottish Lib Dems

Elected - Seats 0 Votes 27,223 13.3% Net percentage change in seats +1.1
Party

UKIP

UKIP

Elected - Seats 0 Votes 5,344 2.6% Net percentage change in seats +0.7
Party

IND (Stockan)

Independent - Stockan

Elected - Seats 0 Votes 3,689 1.8% Net percentage change in seats +1.8
Party

SCHP

Scottish Christian Party

Elected - Seats 0 Votes 3,407 1.7% Net percentage change in seats −0.3
Party

RISE

RISE

Elected - Seats 0 Votes 889 0.4% Net percentage change in seats +0.4
Party

SOL

Solidarity

Elected - Seats 0 Votes 793 0.4% Net percentage change in seats +0.3

Turnout

Turnout

58.9%

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Region Profile

The Highlands and Islands is the largest of the electoral regions in terms of area, but has the smallest population and electorate.

The Cairngorms National Park, which sits within this region, is one of only two national parks in Scotland. Renewable energy and water are important industries in this part of Scotland and geographically, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch is one of the biggest Scottish seats.

There are eight constituencies in Highlands and Islands - Argyll and Bute; Caithness, Sutherland and Ross; Inverness and Nairn; Moray; Na-h-Eileanan and Iar; Orkney Islands; Shetland Islands, and Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch. At the Holyrood election of 2011 the SNP secured three seats; Labour won two and the Conservatives also secured two.

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