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 SCOTLAND / UK

Legislative elections: Scottish Parliament, 4-year term, party-list proportional representation + single-member majority system (56/73)
           · First Minister: Alex Salmond (SNP) · Government: SNP

Party Ideology, Affiliation, Founding 2007 Seats 2003 Seats
Scottish National Party (SNP) <
 
Separatism; Scottish nationalism, Social democracy EFA
1934
31,0% 47 20,9% 27
Scottish Labour Party (LAB) <
 
Social democracy; Third Way
 
PES, SI
1906
29,2% 46 29,3% 50
Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party (CON) <
 
Conservatism; Economic liberalism, Euroscepticism, Unionism AECR, IDU
1832
13,9% 17 15,5% 18
Scottish Liberal Democrats (LD) <
 
Liberalism
 
ELDR, LI
1988
11,3% 16 11,8% 17
Scottish Green Party (SGP) <
 
Separatism; Green politics
 
EGP, GG
1990
4,0% 2 6,7% 7
Scottish Socialist Party (SSP) <
 
Separatism; Anti-capitalism, Socialism  EACL
1998
0,6% - 6,9% 6
Independents - - - 1 - 4
Others - - 10,0% - 8,9% -
Total - - - 129 - 129
Turnout - - 51,8%  49,3%

 © 2007
2006-2012 zentele.de. Source: BBC (http://news.bbc.co.uk). Archive: Elections 1999-2003.