At the Court at Windsor Castle, the 11th day of April 1984
The Queen's Most Excellent Majesty in Council
Whereas in pursuance of paragraph 1 of Schedule 2 to the European Assembly Elections Act 1978(a) the Boundary Commission for Scotland have submitted to the Secretary of State a supplementary report dated 7th March 1984 showing the European Assembly constituencies into which they recommend, in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 1(2) of Schedule 1 to that Act and Part II of Schedule 2 to that Act, that Scotland should be divided:
And whereas the Secretary of State has laid the said report before Parliament together with the draft of this Order in Council to give effect to the recommendations contained in the report and each House of Parliament has by resolution approved the said draft:
Now, therefore, Her Majesty, in pursuance of section 3 of the House of Commons (Redistribution of Seats) Act 1949(b), as applied by paragraph 4 of Schedule 2 to the European Assembly Elections Act 1978, and of all other powers enabling Her Majesty, is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:-
(a) 1978 c. 10; paragraph 1 of Schedule 2 was amended by section 1(1) of the European Assembly Elections Act 1981 (c. 8).
(b) 1949 c. 66.
1.-(1) This Order may be cited as the European Assembly Constituencies (Scotland) Order 1984.
(2) This Order shall come into operation forthwith:
Provided that the coming into operation of this Order shall not affect any election to the Assembly of the European Communities until the first general election of representatives to the Assembly held after this Order comes into force.
2. For the eight European Assembly constituencies in Scotland (which are described in the European Assembly Constituencies (Scotland) Order 1978(a)) there shall be substituted the European Assembly constituencies which are named in column 1 of the Schedule to this Order and comprise the parliamentary constituencies specified opposite thereto in column 2 of that Schedule, being the parliamentary constituencies as they exist at the date of this Order and as described in the Parliamentary Constituencies (Scotland) Order 1983(b).
N.E. Leigh, Clerk of the Privy Council.
NAMES AND CONTENTS OF THE EUROPEAN ASSEMBLY CONSTITUENCIES IN SCOTLAND
1 2 Name Contents Highlands and Islands The parliamentary constituencies of- Argyll and Bute Caithness and Sutherland Inverness, Nairn and Lochaber Moray Ross, Cromarty and Skye Orkney and Shetland Western Isles North East Scotland The parliamentary constituencies of- Aberdeen North Aberdeen South Banff and Buchan Gordon Kincardine and Deeside Angus East Dundee East Dundee West North Tayside
(a) S.I. 1978/1911.
(b) S.I. 1983/422.
1 2 Name Contents Mid Scotland and Fife The parliamentary constituencies of- Clackmannan Falkirk East Falkirk West Stirling Central Fife Dunfermline East Dunfermline West Kirkcaldy North East Fife Perth and Kinross Lothians The parliamentary constituencies of- Edinburgh Central Edinburgh East Edinburgh Leith Edinburgh Pentlands Edinburgh South Edinburgh West Linlithgow Livingston Midlothian South of Scotland The parliamentary constituencies of- Ayr Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley Clydesdale Cunninghame South Dumfries Galloway and Upper Nithsdale East Lothian Roxburgh and Berwickshire Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale Strathclyde East The parliamentary constituencies of- Cumbernauld and Kilsyth East Kilbride Glasgow Rutherglen Hamilton Kilmarnock and Loudoun Monklands East Monklands West Motherwell North Motherwell South Strathclyde West The parliamentary constituencies of- Clydebank and Milngavie Cunninghame North Dumbarton Eastwood Greenock and Port Glasgow Paisley North Paisley South Renfrew West and Inverclyde Strathkelvin and Bearsden Glasgow The parliamentary constituencies of- Glasgow Cathcart Glasgow Central Glasgow Garscadden Glasgow Govan Glasgow Hillhead Glasgow Maryhill Glasgow Pollok Glasgow Provan Glasgow Shettleston Glasgow Springburn