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Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill

Shows the general election results for Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill, which is a constituency in North Lanarkshire. In 2015 it had a total electorate of 73,894 and a turnout of 68.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

SNP
Scottish National Party Gain
Phil Boswell
Majority
11,501
Electorate
73,894
Turnout
68.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
SNP 56.6%
Lab 33.9%
Con 6.3%
UKIP 2.1%
LD 1.1%

Party results and changes 2010 - 2015

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Phil Boswell  SNP 28,696 56.6 39.8
Tom Clarke  Lab 17,195 33.9 -32.7
Mhairi Fraser  Con 3,209 6.3 -1.8
Scott Cairns * UKIP 1,049 2.1 2.1
Robert Simpson * LD 549 1.1 -7.4
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2015

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year SNP Lab Con UKIP LD SSP
2005 13.6% 64.5% 7.2% 0.0% 12.0% 2.7%
2010 16.8% 66.6% 8.1% 0.0% 8.5% 0.0%
2015 56.6% 33.9% 6.3% 2.1% 1.1% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
348 Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill 22.7%
650 Gower 0.1%

Majority is calculated as the difference between the winning % share of the vote and second place % share of the vote.

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Highest winning vote share % Average: 50.0%
1 Liverpool, Walton 81.3%
116 Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill 56.6%
650 Belfast South 24.5%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Highest % turnout Average: 66.2%
1 East Dunbartonshire 81.9%
244 Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill 68.6%
650 Stoke-on-Trent Central 51.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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