Dundee City East (Scottish Parliament constituency)
|Dundee City East|
for the Scottish Parliament
|Party||Scottish National Party|
|Council area||Dundee City|
|Created from||Dundee East|
Dundee City East is a constituency of the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood). It elects one Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) by the first past the post method of election. Also, however, it is one of ten constituencies in the North East Scotland electoral region, which elects sevenadditional members, in addition to ten constituency MSPs, to produce a form of proportional representation for the region as a whole.
The other nine constituencies of the North East Scotland region are Aberdeen Central, Aberdeen Donside, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Aberdeenshire East, Aberdeenshire West, Angus North and Mearns, Angus South, Banffshire and Buchan Coast and Dundee City West.
Constituency boundaries and council area
The Dundee East constituency was created at the same time as the Scottish Parliament, in 1999, with the name and boundaries of an existing Westminster constituency. In 2005, however, the boundaries of the Westminster (House of Commons) constituency were subject to some alteration.
From the 2011 Scottish Parliament election, the redrawn and renamed Dundee City East constituency consists of the following electoral wards:
- In full: East End, The Ferry
- In part: Coldside, Maryfield, North East (shared with Dundee City West)
Member of the Scottish Parliament
As Dundee East
|1999||John McAllion||Scottish Labour Party|
|2003||Shona Robison||Scottish National Party|
As Dundee City East
|2011||Shona Robison||Scottish National Party|
|Liberal Democrats||Craig Duncan||911||3.2||+0.1|
|Liberal Democrats||Allan Petrie||800||3.1||-3.9|