Iain Gray MSP East Lothian, Labour


  • Tel 0131-348 5839

  • Fax 0131-348 6359

  • Email:

  • Constituency address

    c/o East Lothian Labour Party, 65 High Street, Tranent EH33 1LN United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh EH99 1SP United Kingdom
Iain Gray

Most spoken phrases

Last updated 3rd Jun 2009

  1. Israeli settlements
  2. Northcote Road shops
  3. Dangerous dogs petition
  4. Clapham Junction tube
  5. Heathrow expansion
  6. Health services
  7. Fly tipping

This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.


  • Born:

  • Positions

    Deputy Minister for: Community Care 1999-2000, Justice 2000-01; Minister for: Social Justice 2001-02, Enterprise, Transport and Lifelong Learning 2002-03; Scottish Labour: Shadow Minister for Enterprise, Energy and Tourism 2007, Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Sustainable Growth 2007-08, Shadow First Minister 2008-11; Member, Scottish Commission for Public Audit 2011-13; Scottish Labour: Shadow Cabinet Secretary for: Finance, Employment and Sustainable Growth 2013-14, Education and Lifelong Learning 2014-15, Spokesperson for Opportunity (Schools, Childcare, Skills, Lifelong Learning, Sport, Science, Workplace Issues) 2015-.
  • Electoral history

    MSP for Edinburgh Pentlands constituency 1999-2003, for East Lothian constituency 2007-11, and for East Lothian constituency (revised boundary) since 5 May 2011.
  • Political interests

    Education, housing, international development, charities and voluntary sector.
  • Party groups

    Member: Labour Party 1979-, Co-operative Party 1990-; Leader, Labour Party in the Scottish Parliament 2008-11; Acting Leader, Scottish Labour Party 2015.
  • All party groups (office-holding)

    Deputy convener Science and Technology Group 2013-.
  • Countries of interest

    Cambodia, Mozambique.

Election record for East Lothian, 05 May 2016

Party Percentage of votes
Labour 37.68%
Scottish National Party 34.71%
Conservative 23.78%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Gray, Iain Labour 14,329 37.68
Johnston-Smith, DJ Scottish National Party 13,202 34.71
Hamilton, Rachael Conservative 9,045 23.78
Spencer, Ettie Liberal Democrat 1,337 3.52
Majority 1,127 votes
Electorate 60,848
Turnout (38,031) 62.5%

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