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MSPs, MPs and MEPs

The elected politicians who represent you at a national and European level.

Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

MSPs are members of the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh. They deal with matters such as agriculture, economic development, education, health, housing, law and order, sport and the arts, tourism and transport.

2 constituency MSPs represent our region:

We are also represented by 7 regional MSPs from the South Scotland region:

Members of Parliament (MPs)

MPs sit at the UK Parliament in Westminster. They deal with matters such as defence, foreign policy, employment law, energy, pensions and social security.

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) for Scotland

The European Parliament represents the peoples of the Member States of the European Union.

Scotland is a single electoral region containing all the unitary authorities in Scotland. Scotland is represented by 6 MEPs

Page last updated: 22/05/17