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Angus (Scottish Parliament constituency)

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Angus (Scottish Parliament constituency)

Angus
Former county constituency
for the Scottish Parliament
Angus shown within the North East Scotland electoral region and the region shown within Scotland
Former constituency
Created 1999
Abolished 2011
Council area Angus (part)
Dundee City (part)
Perth and Kinross (part)

Angus was a constituency of the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood). It elected one Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) by the first past the post method of election. Also, however, it was one of nine constituencies in the North East Scotland electoral region, which elects seven additional members, in addition to nine constituency MSPs, to produce a form of proportional representation for the region as a whole.

From the Scottish Parliament election, 2011, Angus was expanded and ultimatey split into two separate constituencies; Angus North and Mearns and Angus South

Electoral region

See also North East Scotland Scottish Parliament region

The other eight constituencies of the North East Scotland region are Aberdeen Central, Aberdeen North, Aberdeen South, Banff and Buchan, Dundee East, Dundee West, Gordon and West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine

The region covers the Aberdeenshire council area, the Aberdeen City council area, the Dundee City council area, part of the Angus council area, a small part of the Moray council area and a small part of the Perth and Kinross council area.

Constituency boundaries and council areas

The Angus constituency was created at the same time as the Scottish Parliament, in 1999, with the name and boundaries of an existing [[Angus (UK Parliament

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