Orkney & Shetland

Parliamentary constituency
Candidates
Party Candidate
Party

Labour

Candidate Robina Barton
Party

Scottish National Party

Candidate Miriam Brett
Party

Liberal Democrat

Candidate Alistair Carmichael
Party

Conservative

Candidate Jamie Halcro Johnston
Party

Independent

Candidate Stuart Hill
Party

UKIP

Candidate Robert Smith

Latest updates

When it comes to votes and seats, the SNP to finish top

Brian Taylor

BBC Scotland Political Editor

.... Let us not forget two other elements - it still appears that the SNP will finish as the largest party in terms of votes and seats. Indeed, their former leader Alex Salmond is forecasting just that, to counter the image of a Conservative advance. 

And, secondly, let us not forget the Independent councillors who make up a large element of our local democracy. Orkney and Shetland have already completed their declarations, with the independents to the fore. The Greens took a seat in Orkney and the SNP one in Shetland.  

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Results

Liberal Democrat
, with candidate Alistair Carmichael
, have the following results:
  • 9,407 total votes taken.
  • 41.4% share of the total vote
  • -20.6% change in share of the votes
Scottish National Party
, with candidate Danus Skene
, have the following results:
  • 8,590 total votes taken.
  • 37.8% share of the total vote
  • +27.2% change in share of the votes
Conservative
, with candidate Donald Cameron
, have the following results:
  • 2,025 total votes taken.
  • 8.9% share of the total vote
  • -1.6% change in share of the votes
Labour
, with candidate Gerry McGarvey
, have the following results:
  • 1,624 total votes taken.
  • 7.1% share of the total vote
  • -3.5% change in share of the votes
UKIP
, with candidate Robert Smith
, have the following results:
  • 1,082 total votes taken.
  • 4.8% share of the total vote
  • -1.6% change in share of the votes

Change compared with 2010