Edinburgh Western result: Scottish Parliament elections 2021

The winner of the Edinburgh Western constituency vote has been announced, as part of the Holyrood elections.

Friday, 7th May 2021, 6:33 pm
PIC LISA FERGUSON 07/05/2021. Scottish Election 2021 - Ingliston - ballot boxes being emptied by counters earlier today.

Alex Cole-Hamilton has held on to Edinburgh Western for the Lib Dems.

He increased his majority by almost 7,000 and his share of the vote was up 12.8 percentage points.

There was a swing of 6.8 per cent from the SNP, who came second, to the Lib Dems.

Mr Cole-Hamilton's majority increased from 7.4 per cent to 21.1 per cent.

The Edinburgh Western turnout was 71.45 per cent with 46,895 votes.