Two Members of Parliament were elected on 8 June 2017 to serve the two constituencies that include South Ayrshire:
- Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock – covers Ayr, Coylton, Cumnock, Maybole, Girvan and surrounding areas. Currently served
by Bill Grant, Scottish Conservative and Unionist
- Central Ayrshire Constituency – covers Prestwick, Troon, Annbank, Tarbolton, Symington and Dundonald and surrounding
areas. Currently served by Dr Philippa Whitford (SNP)
The full results of the election on 8 June 2017 are available here.
The next UK parliamentary general election is scheduled to take place no later than 5 May 2022 under the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act 2011.
The role of MPs representing Scotland in the House of Commons at Westminster is to represent constituents on reserved matters – matters that are
governed by Westminster and not the Scottish Government. These include defence, foreign affairs, national security and employment.
All published public notices, documents and guidance for the UK Parliamentary General Election on 8 June 2017 can be found below: