Members of the 3rd Scottish Parliament
1st Parliament (1999) 2nd Parliament (2003) 3rd Parliament (2007) 4th Parliament (2011)
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 where 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 Independents 1 1 Presiding Officer 0 1 Total 129 Total 129 Government Majority -18 -17
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
Date Constituency/Region Gain Loss Note May 14, 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. August 31, 2007 Lothians SNP SNP Stefan Tymkewycz resigns from the Parliament he is replaced by Shirley-Anne Somerville. February 6, 2009 Glasgow SNP SNP Bashir Ahmad dies, he is replaced by Anne McLaughlin.
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