Clydesdale West ward
Location of the ward in South Lanarkshire[1]

Clydesdale West is one of the twenty wards used to elect members of the South Lanarkshire Council.[2][3] Created in 2007, it elects four councillors. Its territory covers the small town of Carluke and the surrounding rural area which includes the villages of Braidwood, Crossford and Law – these boundaries were unaffected by a 2017 national review. In 2019, the ward had a population of 19,124.[4]

Councillors

Election Councillors
2007 Ian Gray
(SNP)
David Shearer
(SNP)
Eileen Logan
(Labour)
Alex Allison
(Conservative)
2012 Pat Lee
(SNP)
Lynsey Hamilton
(Labour)
2017 Poppy Corbett
(Conservative)
2022

Election Results

2022 Election

2022 South Lanarkshire Council election

Clydesdale West - 4 seats
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6
Labour Eileen Logan (incumbent) 23.5 1,743          
Conservative Poppy Corbett (incumbent) 23.5 1,742          
SNP David Shearer (incumbent) 22.6 1,678          
Labour Lynsey Hamilton (incumbent) 14.6 1,082 1,264 1,355 1,361 1,398 1,528
SNP Andrew Wilson 9.9 737 751 756 936 1,035 1,060
Green Neil Barton 3.1 230 236 243 249    
Liberal Democrats Peter Charles Meehan 2.4 181 200 258 260 310  
Electorate: 15,706   Valid: 7,393   Spoilt: 122   Quota: 1,479   Turnout: 47.8%  

Source:[5][6]

2017 Election

2017 South Lanarkshire Council election

Clydesdale West - 4 seats[7]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Conservative Poppy Corbett 31.24 2,264              
SNP David Shearer (incumbent) 22.23 1,611              
Labour Eileen Logan (incumbent) 21.61 1,566              
Labour Lynsey Hamilton (incumbent) 11.58 839 1,049 1,055 1,133 1,160 1,192 1,322 1,616
SNP Chris Travis 8.42 610 627 763 770 784 831 867  
Liberal Democrats Peter Charles Meehan 2.04 148 314 316 323 335 372    
Green Mandy Meikle 1.63 118 147 152 154 172      
Solidarity Pat Lee (incumbent) 1.24 90 107 110 112        
Electorate: 15,183   Valid: 7,246   Spoilt: 133   Quota: 1,450   Turnout: 48.6  

2012 Election

2012 South Lanarkshire Council election

Clydesdale West - 4 seats
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Labour Eileen Logan (incumbent) 29.12 1,687                
SNP David Shearer (incumbent) 19.83 1,149 1,180.3              
SNP Pat Lee†††††††† 15.90 921 943.8 959.5 977.3 989.2 1,000.4 1,023.1 1094.1 1,247.7
Labour Lynsey Hamilton 15.14 877 1,279.5              
Conservative Alex Allison (incumbent) 11.12 644 653.1 661.7 662.4 673.7 700.3 727.8 798.7  
Independent Duncan McFarlane 4.25 246 258.2 268.6 269.2 283.6 316.9 352.6    
Liberal Democrats Peter Charles Meehan 2.18 126 136.3 143.4 143.8 148.7 149.8      
UKIP Neil MacLeod 1.35 78 81.8 85.6 85.8 95.7        
Scottish Christian Robin Mawhinney 1.12 65 69.4 73.6 73.8          
Electorate: 14,923   Valid: 5,793   Spoilt: 92   Quota: 1,159   Turnout: 5,885 (38.82%)  

2007 Election

2007 South Lanarkshire Council election

South Lanarkshire council election, 2007: Clydesdale West
Party Candidate 1st Pref % Seat Count
Labour Eileen Logan[a] 2,549 33.5 1 1
SNP Ian Gray[b] 1,948 25.6 2 1
Conservative Alex Allison 984 12.9 3 7
SNP David Shearer[c] 925 12.2 4 7
Liberal Democrats Peter Meehan 490 6.4
Labour Betty Rush[d] 359 4.7
Scottish Christian Robin Mawhinney 180 2.4
Green Ruth Thomas 174 2.3
  1. ^ Returning councillor for Carluke/Whitehill single-member ward.
  2. ^ Returning councillor for Forth single-member ward.
  3. ^ Returning councillor for Law/Carluke single-member ward.
  4. ^ Returning councillor for Clyde Valley single-member ward.

References

  1. ^ "5th Reviews - ward maps | Scottish Boundary Commission". lgbc-scotland.gov.uk. Retrieved 15 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Local multi-member ward boundary maps". South Lanarkshire Council. 4 May 2017. Retrieved 28 March 2021.
  3. ^ "United Kingdom: Scotland | Council Areas and Electoral Wards". City Population. 30 June 2019. Retrieved 28 March 2021.
  4. ^ Electoral Ward: Clydesdale West, Scottish Government Statistics
  5. ^ "Ward 1 Clydesdale West Declaration of Results Elections". South Lanarkshire Council. 6 May 2022. Retrieved 6 May 2022.
  6. ^ "Ward 1 Clydesdale West Candidate Votes Per Stage Elections". South Lanarkshire Council. 6 May 2022. Retrieved 6 May 2022.
  7. ^ "Local Government Election results 2017". South Lanarkshire Council.
  8. ^ https://www.facebook.com/pages/Solidarity-Scotland/156108464538212[user-generated source]