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Last Updated: Friday, 6 May, 2005, 03:05 GMT 04:05 UK
Result: Midlothian

  LAB HOLD



TOP THREE PARTIES AT A GLANCE
Labour Labour 45.5%
Liberal Democrat Liberal Democrat 26.2%
SNP SNP 17.0%
Swing: 7.0% from LAB to LD
IN DETAIL
Name Party Votes % +/- %
David Hamilton Labour 17,153 45.5 -5.0
Fred Mackintosh Liberal Democrat 9,888 26.2 +8.9
Colin Beattie SNP 6,400 17.0 -2.2
Iain McGill Conservative 3,537 9.4 +0.2
Norman Gilfillan Scottish Socialist Party 726 1.9 -1.2
Majority 7,265 19.3  
Turnout 37,704 62.2 +1.0
POLITICAL MAKE UP OF SCOTLAND
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2001 RESULT FOR MIDLOTHIAN
Labour Labour 50.5%
SNP SNP 19.2%
Liberal Democrat Liberal Democrat 17.3%
Others Others 13.0%


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