Members of the 3rd Scottish Parliament
This is a list of Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) or, in Gaelic, Buill Pàrlamaid na h-Alba (BPnA) elected to the third Scottish Parliament at the 2007 election. Of the 129 MSPs, 73 were elected from first past the post constituencies with a further 56 members being returned from eight regions, each electing seven MSPs as a form of mixed member proportional representation.
Composition of the Parliament
|Party||May 2007||May 2011|
|•||Scottish National Party||47||47|
|Scottish Labour Party||46||46|
|Scottish Conservative Party||17||16|
|Scottish Liberal Democrats||16||16|
|Scottish Green Party||2||2|
Government parties denoted with bullets (•)
This is a graphical comparison of party strengths as they were in the 3rd session of the Scottish Parliament.
- Note this is not the official seating plan of the Scottish Parliament.
MSPs by party
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Members by constituency and region
|14 May 2007||Galloway and Upper Nithsdale||Presiding Officer||Conservative||Alex Fergusson is elected as the Presiding Officer and had to take voluntary suspension from his party.|
|31 August 2007||Lothians||SNP||SNP||Stefan Tymkewycz resigns from the Parliament he is replaced by Shirley-Anne Somerville.|
|6 February 2009||Glasgow||SNP||SNP||Bashir Ahmad dies, he is replaced by Anne McLaughlin.|
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