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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 2017 it had a total electorate of 71,198 and a turnout of 63.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Gain
Hugh Gaffney
Majority
1,586
Electorate
71,198
Turnout
63.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 42.6%
SNP 39.1%
Con 16.2%
LD 2.0%

Party results and changes 2015 - 2017

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

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Hugh Gaffney  Lab 19,193 42.6 8.7
Philip Boswell  SNP 17,607 39.1 -17.5
Robyn Halbert  Con 7,318 16.2 9.9
David Bennie * LD 922 2.0 1.0
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab SNP Con LD UKIP SSP
2005 64.5% 13.6% 7.2% 12.0% 0.0% 2.7%
2010 66.6% 16.8% 8.1% 8.5% 0.0% 0.0%
2015 33.9% 56.6% 6.3% 1.1% 2.1% 0.0%
2017 42.6% 39.1% 16.2% 2.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
575 Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill 3.5%
650 North East Fife 0.0%

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: 55.9%
1 Liverpool, Walton 85.7%
592 Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill 42.6%
650 Ceredigion 29.2%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 68.8%
1 Twickenham 79.5%
554 Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill 63.3%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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