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Dundee City East (Scottish Parliament constituency)

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MSP  Shona Robison
Created from  Dundee East
Replaced by  Dundee East
Council area  Dundee City
Founded  2011
Dundee City East (Scottish Parliament constituency)
Party  Scottish National Party
Created  Scottish Parliament election, 2011

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.

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For the 2011 Scottish Parliament election, Dundee East was redrawn and renamed Dundee City East.

Electoral region

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.

The region covers all of the Aberdeen City council area, the Aberdeenshire council area, the Angus council area, the Dundee City council area and part of the Moray council area.

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.

Dundee City is represented by two constituencies in the Scottish Parliament: Dundee City East and Dundee City West.

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

    As Dundee City East

    References

    Dundee City East (Scottish Parliament constituency) Wikipedia


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