Russell Brown MP Dumfries and Galloway, Labour, Shadow Minister for Scotland


Russell Brown

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

    PPS: to Leaders of the House of Lords: Lord Williams of Mostyn 2002-03, Baroness Amos 2003-05, to Alistair Darling as Secretary of State for Scotland 2005-06, to Douglas Alexander as Secretary of State for Transport and for Scotland 2006-07, to Lord Drayson as Minister of State, Ministry of Defence and Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform 2007, to Secretaries of State for Scotland: Des Browne 2007-08, Jim Murphy 2008-10, to Gareth Thomas as Minister of State, Department for International Development 2009-10; Shadow Minister for: Defence 2010-13, Scotland 2013-.
  • Electoral history

    Member for Dumfries 1997-2005, for Dumfries and Galloway since 5 May 2005 general election.
  • Political interests

    Employment, welfare state, health and safety, energy policy.
  • Countries of interest

    European Union.

Election record for Dumfries and Galloway, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Labour 45.82%
Conservative 31.57%
Scottish National Party 12.28%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Brown, Russell Labour 23,950 45.82
Duncan, Peter Conservative 16,501 31.57
Wood, Andrew Scottish National Party 6,419 12.28
Brodie, Richard Liberal Democrat 4,608 8.82
Wright, Bill UK Independence Party 695 1.33
Majority 7,449 votes
Electorate 74,584
Turnout (52,271) 70.08%

Registered interests

Overseas visits: 13-20 February 2009, to Northern Iraq, to investigate the situation, including dispersal, of Christians in Iraq, as a guest of the Assyrian Democratic Movement, who covered all expenses. (Registered 26 February 2009)

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