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|Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire|
for the Scottish Parliament
|Council area||Scottish Borders|
|Created from||Roxburgh and Berwickshire,|
Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale
Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire is a constituency of the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood). It elects one Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) by the plurality (first past the post) method of election. Also, however, it is one of nine constituencies in the South 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.
The other eight constituencies of the South Scotland region are Ayr, Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley, Clydesdale, Dumfriesshire, East Lothian, Galloway and West Dumfries, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley and Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale.
The region covers the Dumfries and Galloway council area, part of the East Ayrshire council area, part of the East Lothian council area, part of the Midlothian council area, the Scottish Borders council area, the South Ayrshire council area and part of the South Lanarkshire council area.
Constituency boundaries and council areas
The electoral wards in the Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire constituency are:
- Selkirkshire, Mid Berwickshire, East Berwickshire, Kelso and District, Jedburgh and District, Hawick and Denholm, Hawick and Hermitage
Members of the Scottish Parliament
|2011||John Lamont||Scottish Conservative Party|
|2017 by-election||Rachael Hamilton|
2021 parliamentary election
|Liberal Democrats||Jenny Marr|
|Scottish Green||Barbra Harvie|
|Abolish the Scottish Parliament|
|All for Unity|
|Independent Green Voice|
|Liberal Democrats||Catriona Bhatia||3,196||8.3||+0.6|
2016 parliamentary election
|Liberal Democrats||Jim Hume||2,551||7.7||-9.6|
2011 parliamentary election
|Liberal Democrats||Euan Robson||4,990||17.32||N/A|
|Conservative win (new seat)|
- "Tory MSP to quit Holyrood to stand for Westminster". BBC News. 25 April 2017. Retrieved 25 April 2017.
- "WATCH: Rachael Hamilton wins Holyrood by-election". Border Telegraph.