Malcolm Bruce MP Gordon, Liberal Democrat, Deputy Leader, Liberal Democrats

Contact

  • Tel 020 7219 6233

  • Fax 020 7219 2334

  • Website: Malcolm Bruce website

  • Constituency address

    67 High Street, Inverurie AB51 3QJ United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
Malcolm Bruce

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.

Biography

  • Born:

    17/11/1944
  • Positions

    Liberal Spokesperson for Energy 1985-87; Scottish Liberal Spokesperson for Education 1986-87; Alliance Spokesperson for Employment 1987; Liberal Spokesperson for Trade and Industry 1987-88; SLD Spokesperson for Natural Resources (energy and conservation) 1988-89; Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for: the Environment and Natural Resources 1989-90, Scottish Affairs 1990-92, Trade and Industry 1992-94, the Treasury 1994-99; Chair, Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party 1999-2001; Liberal Democrat Shadow Secretary of State for: Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 2001-02, Trade and Industry 2003-05.
  • House of Commons Select Committees

    International Development; Liaison; Committees on Arms Export Controls; Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Angus North and Mearns October 1974 and Aberdeenshire West 1979 general elections. Member for Gordon 1983-97, Gordon (revised boundary) 1997-2005, for Gordon (revised boundary) since 5 May 2005 general election.
  • Political interests

    Energy, gas industry, oil industry, industrial policy, trade policy, deaf children, Scottish home rule and federalism.
  • Party groups

    Leader Scottish: Social and Liberal Democrats 1988-89, Liberal Democrats 1989-92; President Scottish Liberal Democrats 2000-; Deputy Leader, Liberal Democrats 2014-.
  • Countries of interest

    Balkans, Baltic States, Canada, Czech Republic, Eastern Europe, Hungary, Russia, Scandinavia, South Africa, USA, Zimbabwe.
  • International bodies

    Member: UK Delegation Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe/Western European Union 2000-05, Executive Committee, Inter-Parliamentary Union, British Group 2010-.

Election record for Gordon, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Liberal Democrat 36%
Scottish National Party 22.18%
Labour 20.09%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Bruce, Malcolm Liberal Democrat 17,575 36
Thomson, Richard Scottish National Party 10,827 22.18
Crockett, Barney Labour 9,811 20.09
Thomson, Ross Conservative 9,111 18.66
Edwards, Sue Green 752 1.54
Jones, Elise British National Party 699 1.43
Majority 6,748 votes
Electorate 73,420
Turnout (48,825) 66.5%

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