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StatsEdit

  • County- Orkney and Shetland Islands, Scotland.
  • Electorate- 33,229 in N/A.
  • Major settlements- Lerwick and Kirkwall.
  • Current constituency created- 1708.
  • Member of parliament- Alistair Carmichael (Liberal Democrat).
  • Number of members- One.
  • Created from- Shetlands and Orkneys.
  • Ethnic majority- Overwelmingly White Scots, mostly of Viking origin.
  • Urban\rural split- Remote rural island.

MPsEdit

Year Member Party
1885 Leonard Lyell Liberal
1900 Cathcart Wason Liberal Unionist
1902 by-election Independent Liberal
1906 Liberal
1918 Coalition Liberal
1921 by-election Malcolm Smith Coalition Liberal
1922 Robert Hamilton Liberal
1935 Basil Neven-Spence Conservative
1950 Jo Grimond Liberal
1983 Jim Wallace Liberal
1988 Liberal Democrat
2001 Alistair Carmichael Liberal Democrat
  • Total political rule by each party in years- Liberal 72, Liberal Democrat 29, Conservatie 15, Liberal Unionist 2, Independent Liberal 4 and Coalition Liberal 3.

MapEdit

2017UKElectionMap

The 2017 general election result.

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Also seeEdit

  1. David Cameron's "Big Society"
  2. How to tell your election was rigged!?
  3. The 1950 United Kingdom general election
  4. Some typical UK Parliament constituencies

SourcesEdit

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