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Cumbernauld Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East

2010 Results:
Conservative: 3407 (8.28%)
Labour: 23549 (57.23%)
Liberal Democrat: 3924 (9.54%)
SNP: 9794 (23.8%)
Scottish Socialist: 476 (1.16%)
Majority: 13755 (33.43%)

2005 Results:
Labour: 20251 (51.8%)
SNP: 8689 (22.2%)
Liberal Democrat: 5817 (14.9%)
Conservative: 2718 (7%)
Other: 1613 (4.1%)
Majority: 11562 (29.6%)

Boundary changes prior to 2005 election: Name of seat changed from Cumbernauld and Kilsyth.

2001 Result
Conservative: 1460 (4.9%)
Labour: 16144 (54.4%)
Liberal Democrat: 1934 (6.5%)
SNP: 8624 (29%)
Other: 1537 (5.2%)
Majority: 7520 (25.3%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 2441 (6.8%)
Labour: 21141 (58.7%)
Liberal Democrat: 1368 (3.8%)
SNP: 10013 (27.8%)
Referendum: 107 (0.3%)
Other: 954 (2.6%)
Majority: 11128 (30.9%)

No Boundary Changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Gregg McClymont (Labour) Educated at Cumbernauld High School. Former speechwriter to John Reid, teaches history at Oxford University.

2010 election candidates:
portraitStephanie Fraser (Conservative)
portraitGregg McClymont (Labour) Educated at Cumbernauld High School. Former speechwriter to John Reid, teaches history at Oxford University.
portraitRod Ackland (Liberal Democrat)
portraitJulie Hepburn (SNP)
portraitWillie O`Neill (Scottish Socialist)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 87322
Male: 48.4%
Female: 51.6%
Under 18: 25%
Over 60: 17%
Born outside UK: 2.1%
White: 98.7%
Asian: 0.7%
Mixed: 0.2%
Other: 0.3%
Christian: 70.5%
Graduates 16-74: 15.1%
No Qualifications 16-74: 32.8%
Owner-Occupied: 68.8%
Social Housing: 25.6% (Council: 19.7%, Housing Ass.: 5.9%)
Privately Rented: 3.1%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 2.8%

NB - The constituency guide is now archived and is no longer being updated. It will be replaced by a new guide in 2013, once the fate of the boundary review is finally settled.