Glasgow East

Glasgow East is a former constituency. It ceased to exist following the boundary change in 2024. It was located in Scotland. The seat was last held by David Linden (Scottish National Party) between 8 June 2017 to 30 May 2024.

The dissolution of Parliament took place on 30th May 2024. There are currently no MPs – all seats in the House of Commons are vacant until after the general election on 4th July 2024. Find information on former members who were MPs at the time Parliament dissolved.

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2010 General Election

The 2010 General Election was held on 6 May 2010. A total of 7 candidates ran for election.


Labour Hold

You can view more detailed information about this election result on the election result pages.

Share of the vote

The graph below shows the share of the vote across all the candidates.


The table below shows the individual vote breakdown for each candidate.

Candidate/Party Votes Share Change
Curran, Margaret
19,797 61.6% 0.9%
Mason, John
Scottish National Party
7,957 24.7% 7.7%
Ward, Kevin
Liberal Democrat
1,617 5.0% -6.8%
Khan, Hamira
1,453 4.5% -2.4%
Finnie, Joseph
British National Party
677 2.1% 2.1%
Curran, Frances
Scottish Socialist Party
454 1.4% -2.1%
Thackeray, Arthur Misty
UK Independence Party
209 0.6% 0.6%