Alex Salmond MSP Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party


  • Tel 0131-348 6322

  • Email:

  • Constituency address

    84 North Street, Inverurie AB51 4QX United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh EH99 1SP United Kingdom
Alex Salmond

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

    Leader of the Opposition 1999-2001; First Minister 2007-14.
  • Electoral history

    MSP for Banff and Buchan constituency 1999-2001, for Gordon constituency 2007-11, and for Aberdeenshire East constituency since 5 May 2011.
  • Political interests

    Fishing industry, agriculture, energy, third world, Scottish economy.
  • Party groups

    Scottish National Party: National Executive: Member 1981-, Vice-chair 1985-87, Deputy Leader 1987, Senior Vice-convener 1988-90, National convener 1990-2000, Leader 2004-14.
  • Countries of interest

  • International bodies

    Vice-President, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (Scotland Branch).

Election record for Aberdeenshire East, 05 May 2011

Party Percentage of votes
Scottish National Party 64.5%
Liberal Democrat 13.99%
Conservative 13.9%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Salmond, Alex Scottish National Party 19,533 64.5
McInnes, Alison Liberal Democrat 4,238 13.99
Burnett Stuart, Geordie Conservative 4,211 13.9
Smyth, Peter Labour 2,304 7.61
Majority 15,295 votes
Electorate 57,591
Turnout (30,286) 52.59%

Registered interests

Remunerated employment, office, profession etc: Member of the Scottish Parliament for Gordon. Annual salary £18,461. As a sitting Member of the House of Commons I receive one third of the MSP salary. Since 4 May 2007, I have been paying that gross salary to a charitable trust.) First Minister of Scotland. Annual salary £80,224, carrying out the duties of the First Minister of Scotland.

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