Glasgow South West

Current parliamentary constituency

At the next election, this constituency will be divided into two new constituencies:

Glasgow South West

Will cover approximately 82% of this constituency’s population, and 86% of this constituency’s area.

Paisley and Renfrewshire North

Will cover approximately 18% of this constituency’s population, and 14% of this constituency’s area.

MP profiles

Date elected

7th May 2015

Public opinion

Would be less favourable towards the Conservative Party if they chose to weaken climate policies

72%

69.1% national average

Would prefer the next leader of the Conservative Party to invest in renewable energy

71%

72.2% national average

Support offshore wind

86%

85.2% national average

Support onshore wind

77%

82.7% national average

Support solar power

89%

87.6% national average

Support tidal energy

86%

86.0% national average

Support wave energy

89%

86.6% national average

Support nuclear energy

53%

57.4% national average

Support renewable energy projects in their local area

86%

85.0% national average

Believe the government has increased investment in renewables over the past 5 years

49%

51.9% national average

Believe that the government should use wind and solar farms to reduce energy bills

83%

84.2% national average

Believe that the government should continue the block on onshore wind development

26%

24.2% national average

Second placed party at most recent election

Labour Party

Consider climate change a high priority

49%

53.9% national average

Have missed a bill payment in the last six months

42%

31.6% national average

Have missed a credit payment in the last six months

32%

23.7% national average

Have not been able to afford to turn the heating on at home when they have felt cold in the past month

41%

37.6% national average

Loss of nature and destruction of the environment should be one of the most important concerns for the country

This area National average
Neither agree nor disagree 20% 18.7%
Net agree 71% 72.5%
Net disagree 9% 8.7%
Partly agree 38% 38.8%
Partly disagree 6% 5.9%
Strongly agree 33% 33.8%
Strongly disagree 3% 2.7%

Mental health has been impacted by the cost of living crisis

46%

41.6% national average

Neither support nor oppose net zero

30%

26.7% national average

Oppose net zero

11%

12.7% national average

Policies for tackling the cost of living crisis should go hand in hand with policies to tackle the climate crisis

This area National average
Neither agree nor disagree 24% 23.5%
Net agree 60% 58.8%
Net disagree 16% 17.7%
Somewhat agree 34% 34.7%
Somewhat disagree 9% 10.6%
Strongly agree 26% 24.2%
Strongly disagree 7% 7.2%

Tackling climate change should / should not be one of the Government’s biggest priorities right now

This area National average
Should be a priority 56% 57.4%
Should not be a priority 44% 42.6%

Think that Rishi Sunak and the Conservative Government do not understand the impact the cost of living crisis is having on people

72%

68.0% national average

Worried about having to use a foodbank in the next year

33%

28.8% national average

Worried about not being able to afford their mortgage or rent in the next year

41%

40.0% national average

Place

Constituency age distribution

This area National average
Ages 0-9 11.7% 11.8%
Ages 10-19 10.8% 11.5%
Ages 20-29 13.9% 12.9%
Ages 30-39 16.0% 13.3%
Ages 40-49 12.3% 12.6%
Ages 50-59 14.4% 13.7%
Ages 60-69 10.6% 10.8%
Ages 70-79 6.1% 8.5%
Ages 80+ 4.2% 5.0%

Country of the UK

Scotland

Estimated child poverty

30.0%

28.2% national average

Number of onshore windfarms

0

Number of Wildlife Trusts Reserves

0

Movement

Churches that have declared a climate emergency

0

0.2 national average

Number of Hope For The Future trained constituents

0

0.2 national average

Number of Save the Children shops

0

0.2 national average