List of Political Parties in The United Kingdom By Representation - Scottish Parliament

Scottish Parliament

Party Founded First represented Last represented Dissolved Maximum representation MSPs Notes
Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party 1965 1999 Present N/A 19 (2001)
Scottish Green Party 1990 1999 Present N/A 7 (2003)
Scottish Labour Party 1909 1999 Present N/A 56 (1999)
Scottish Liberal Democrats 1988 1999 Present N/A 17 (1999)
Scottish National Party 1934 1999 Present N/A 69 (2011)
Scottish Senior Citizens Unity Party 2003 2003 2007 N/A 1 (2003) John Swinburne
Scottish Socialist Party 1998 1999 2007 N/A 6 (2003)
Solidarity 2006 2006 2007 N/A 2 (2006) Rosemary Byrne; Tommy Sheridan Split from the Scottish Socialist Party

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