Strathkelvin and Bearsden (Scottish Parliament constituency)
Strathkelvin and Bearsden is a constituency of the Scottish Parliament. It was introduced in 1999 as one of nine constituencies the election Region West of Scotland, which was re- cut by the revision of constituencies in 2011 and renamed in western Scotland. Here, the southeastern border of Strathkelvin and Bearsden has been slightly changed. The constituency includes Bearsden, Bishopbriggs and Kirkintilloch and other areas of East Dunbartonshire Council Area and appoint a deputy.
General Election 1999
The elected Labour politician Sam Galbraith retired in 2001 for health reasons from politics, making a new election was necessary.