Kirkcaldy & Cowdenbeath
|Top three parties at a glance|
|Scottish National Party||14.3%|
|Swing: 3.33% from Scottish National Party to Labour|
|Gordon Brown||Labour Elected||29,559||64.54||+6.45|
|Douglas Chapman||Scottish National Party||6,550||14.30||-0.20|
|John Mainland||Liberal Democrat||4,269||9.32||-3.72|
|Peter Adams||UK Independence Party||760||1.66||+0.42|
|Susan Archibald||Independent 5||184||0.40||+0.30|
|Donald MacLaren of MacLaren||Independent 5||165||0.36|
|Derek Jackson||Land is Power||57||0.12|
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4:14pm Thursday 20th May 2010
Labour has caved in to complaints from candidates for the party leadership by allowing them an extra 13 days to gather nominations.
2:56pm Thursday 20th May 2010
The elections watchdog demanded "urgent changes" after condemning failings that left hundreds of people unable to vote on May 6.
1:23pm Thursday 20th May 2010
Supermarkets and off-licences will be banned from selling alcohol below cost price, the Government has confirmed.
12:44pm Thursday 20th May 2010
David Cameron's controversial bid to reform a key Tory backbench committee has been passed by his MPs.
10:56am Thursday 20th May 2010
Estate agents have welcomed the news that controversial home information packs (Hips) are being scrapped with immediate effect.
10:30am Thursday 20th May 2010
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has insisted that the coalition Government's plans for reform have been strengthened by the need for compromise.
9:29am Thursday 20th May 2010
Home information packs (Hips) will be consigned to history, the Government has announced.
8:28am Thursday 20th May 2010
Left-wing Labour MP Diane Abbott has announced she is running for the party leadership, becoming the first woman to enter the race.
4:06am Thursday 20th May 2010
Chancellor George Osborne reaffirmed his commitment to cutting corporation tax in an effort to boost the economic competitiveness of British firms.
3:53am Thursday 20th May 2010
David Cameron is to make his first foray on to the world stage as Prime Minister, visiting Nicolas Sarkozy in Paris.