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Christian Allard
Christian Allard is a French-born Scottish politician, who has served as a Scottish National Party
Scottish National Party
(SNP) Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) for the North East Scotland
Scotland
region 2013−2016
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Councillor
A Councillor is a member of a local government council.Contents1 United Kingdom1.1 Remuneration 1.2 Regional government2 United States 3 The Philippines 4 Finland 5 Turkey 6 Other countries 7 ReferencesUnited Kingdom[edit] All local authorities in the United Kingdom are overseen by elected councillors. These include:unitary authorities county councils and district councils parish, town and community councils The Common Council of the City of London
Common Council of the City of London
(in which councillors are known as aldermen and councilmen)According to Debrett's Correct Form the English title "Councillor" (often shortened to ‘Cllr’) applies only to elected members of city, borough or district councils.[1] However, there is no legal basis for this restriction and in practice the title is applied to all councillors at all levels of local government
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Andrew Welsh (politician)
Andrew Paton Welsh DL (born 19 April 1944 in Glasgow)[1] is a Scottish politician. He was the Scottish National Party
Scottish National Party
Member of Parliament (MP) for South Angus from 1974–1979, East Angus from 1987–1997 and Angus from 1997–2001. He was the Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) for the constituency of Angus 1999–2011.Contents1 Early life 2 Parliamentary career2.1 House of Commons 2.2 Scottish Parliament3 Outside Parliament 4 Previous positions 5 Honours and awards 6 ReferencesEarly life[edit] He was educated at Govan High School and Glasgow
Glasgow
University. Welsh worked as a teacher before he became a politician.[2] Parliamentary career[edit] House of Commons[edit] Welsh contested Central Dunbartonshire in February 1974. He was elected to South Angus in the October 1974
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Margo MacDonald
Margo Symington MacDonald (née Aitken; 19 April 1943 – 4 April 2014) was a Scottish teacher, broadcaster and politician. She was the Scottish National Party
Scottish National Party
(SNP) Member of Parliament (MP) for Glasgow Govan from 1973 to 1974 and was Deputy Leader of the Scottish National Party from 1974 to 1979
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Tricia Marwick
Patricia "Tricia" Marwick (née Lee; born 5 November 1953)[2] is a Scottish politician, known for being the 4th Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament, and the first woman to hold the post. She served as a Member of the Scottish Parliament
Scottish Parliament
(MSP) in the first four sessions of the Parliament (1999−2016). She was initially elected from the Mid Scotland and Fife
Fife
regional list 1999−2007, then as the constituency MSP for Central Fife
Fife
2007−11, which was renamed Mid Fife
Fife
and Glenrothes 2011−16
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Irene McGugan
Irene McGugan (born 1952) is a Scottish politician. She was a Scottish National Party Member of the Scottish Parliament for North East Scotland region from 1999 to 2003. In the 1999 election she stood as a constituency candidate in Aberdeen South, finishing fourth.[1] However her number four position on the SNP North East Scotland list was enough to take her to Holyrood.[2] She was the SNP's deputy party spokesperson on Education and Young People from June 2001,[3] replacing John Swinney who became party leader. She contested the seat of Dundee West in the 2003 election, where she narrowly lost to the Labour incumbent Kate Maclean.[4] References[edit]^ "Vote 99: Scotland: constituency: Aberdeen South". BBC News. Retrieved 20 November 2016.  ^ "Vote 99: Scotland: region: North East Scotland". BBC News. Retrieved 20 November 2016.  ^ "Previous MSPs: Session 1: Irene McGugan"
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Fiona McLeod
Fiona Grace McLeod (born 3 December 1957) is a Scottish politician. She is a former Scottish National Party (SNP) Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) who served two sessions, first representing the West of Scotland region 1999−2003, then the Strathkelvin and Bearsden constituency 2011−16. She served as acting Minister for Children and Young People December 2014−August 2015.Contents1 Background 2 Scottish Parliament 3 Personal life 4 References 5 External linksBackground[edit] She was born on 3 December 1957 in Glasgow, Scotland. She studied History at University of Glasgow, before gaining a Postgraduate Diploma in Librarianship at University of Strathclyde. She worked as a librarian at Glasgow North College of Nursing and the Marie Curie Huntershill Hospice
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Alasdair Morgan
Alasdair Neil Morgan[1] (born 21 April 1945) is a Scottish politician. He was Depute Leader of the Scottish National Party
Scottish National Party
from 1990 to 1991 and a Scottish National Party
Scottish National Party
Member of Parliament for Galloway and Upper Nithsdale from 1997 to 2001. He was elected in 1999 as a Member of the Scottish Parliament
Scottish Parliament
for Galloway and Upper Nithsdale. From 2003 to 2011 he served as a member for the South of Scotland
Scotland
region. Morgan was a Deputy Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament
Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament
from 2007 to 2011
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Lloyd Quinan
Lloyd John Quinan (born 1957) is a broadcaster and politician, serving as a member of the Scottish Parliament
Scottish Parliament
for the West of Scotland from 1999 to 2003 for the SNP. Born and raised in Edinburgh, Quinan is a longtime campaigner for Scottish Independence, initially joining the Scottish National Party in 1974, later leaving in 2003
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George Reid (Scottish Politician)
Sir George Newlands Reid PC FRSE (born 4 June 1939) is a Scottish politician. From February 1974 to 1979 he served as a Scottish National Party Member of Parliament for Clackmannan and East Stirlingshire. He was elected in 1999 as a Member of the newly established Scottish Parliament
Scottish Parliament
as a regional MSP for Mid Scotland and Fife. From 2003 to 2007 he served as member for the Ochil constituency and was appointed as the Scottish Parliament's second Presiding Officer. In May 2008, Reid was appointed as the Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland
Church of Scotland
for the duration of the General Assembly's sitting that year
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Alex Salmond
Alexander Elliot Anderson Salmond (/ˈsæmənd/; born 31 December 1954) is a Scottish politician who served as the First Minister of Scotland
Scotland
from 2007 to 2014. He was the leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) for over twenty years, having served for two terms, firstly from 1990 to 2000 and subsequently from 2004 to 2014. He was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Banff and Buchan between 1987 and 2010, when he stood down to focus on his other roles, and then for Gordon from 2015 to 2017, when he lost his seat to Scottish Conservative candidate Colin Clark.[2] During the 2015–2017 parliament, he was the SNP International Affairs and Europe spokesperson in the House of Commons. From 1987 to 2010, Salmond previously served as MP for Banff and Buchan
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Kay Ullrich
Kay Ullrich (born 1943 in Prestwick) is a Scottish politician. She was a Scottish National Party
Scottish National Party
Member of the Scottish Parliament
Scottish Parliament
for the West of Scotland
Scotland
region from 1999 to 2003. Early life[edit] Ullrich studied at Queen's College in Glasgow where she obtained the Certificate of Qualification in Social Work. She is married and has two children, one son and one daughter (the journalist Shelley Jofre).[1] She was a school swimming instructor from 1973-81. She also worked as a school social worker (1984–86), hospital social worker (1986–92) and court social worker (1992–97)
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Andrew Wilson (politician)
Andrew Wilson (born 1970 in Lanark, Scotland) is an economist and former Member of the Scottish Parliament
Scottish Parliament
(MSP).Contents1 Early life 2 Member of Scottish Parliament 3 After parliament 4 References 5 External linksEarly life[edit] Whilst attending the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, (from where he graduated in 1992 with a degree in economics and politics) he was elected Vice President of the Students Association and became National Convener
Convener
of the Scottish National Party
Scottish National Party
(SNP) student organisation, the Federation of Student Nationalists
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Member Of The Scottish Parliament
Member of the Scottish Parliament
Scottish Parliament
(MSP) (Ball Pàrlamaid na h-Alba (BPA) in Gaelic, Memmer o the Scots Pairliament (MSP) in Scots) is the title given to any one of the 129 individuals elected to serve in the Scottish Parliament.Contents1 Electoral system 2 Types of candidates 3 Elections 4 Title 5 See also 6 ReferencesElectoral system[edit] The additional member system produces a form of proportional representation, where each constituency has its own representative, and each region has seats given to political parties to reflects as closely as possible its level of support among voters.[1] Each registered voter is asked to cast 2 votes, resulting in MSPs being elected in one of two ways:73 are elected as First past the post
First past the post
constituency MSPs and; 56 are elected as Regional additional member MSPs
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Rob Gibson
Robert McKay "Rob" Gibson (born 10 October 1945) is a Scottish politician. A member of the Scottish National Party
Scottish National Party
(SNP), he was a Member of the Scottish Parliament
Scottish Parliament
(MSP) 2003–2016, first as a Highlands and Islands regional member 2003–11, then representing the constituency of Caithness, Sutherland and Ross 2011–16.Contents1 Early life 2 Political career 3 Personal life 4 References 5 External linksEarly life[edit] Gibson was born in Glasgow
Glasgow
on 10 October 1945. He was educated at the University of Dundee, where he headed the SNP student wing, the Federation of Student Nationalists
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Campbell Martin
Campbell Martin (born 10 March 1960) is a Scottish journalist and politician. He was previously a member of the Scottish National Party
Scottish National Party
(SNP), and he was elected to the Scottish Parliament
Scottish Parliament
to represent the West of Scotland
Scotland
at the 2003 election. Political career[edit] Martin previously worked for Kay Ullrich, a SNP MSP. When she indicated she would stand down at the 2003 election, Martin was selected to be the candidate for Cunninghame North as well as being placed at the top of the SNP's list.[1] At the election he was unsuccessful in the constituency vote,[2] however was elected as a regional member for the West of Scotland.[3] He was a prominent backer of Dr Bill Wilson who stood against John Swinney in the SNP leadership contest in 2003
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