UK Parliament elections
Rutherglen and Hamilton West
This election was held on Thursday 6 May 2010.
5 candidates stood in the Rutherglen and Hamilton West.
Labour and Co-operative Party
Scottish National Party (SNP)
UK Independence Party (UKIP)
Conservative and Unionist Party
Rutherglen and Hamilton West is a burgh constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, which was created for the 2005 general election. It covers almost all of the former constituency of Glasgow Rutherglen and most of the former constituency of Hamilton South, and it elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first-past-the-post system of election. The current MP is Margaret Ferrier, an independent, who won the seat at the 2019 snap general election. She had previously held the seat from 2015 to 2017. Ferrier was previously a Scottish National Party MP until the whip was withdrawn on 1 October 2020 after an incident relating to a breach of the COVID-19 pandemic regulations.
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