Douglas Alexander MP Paisley and Renfrewshire South, Labour, Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (Shadow Foreign Secretary) and Chair, General Election Campaign


  • Tel 020 7219 1345

  • Email:

  • Website: Douglas Alexander website

  • Constituency address

    2014 Mile End Mill, Abbey Mill Business Centre, Paisley PA1 1JS United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
Douglas Alexander

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

    Minister for E-Commerce and Competitiveness, Department of Trade and Industry 2001-02; Cabinet Office 2002-04: Minister of State 2002-03, Minister for the Cabinet Office and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 2003-04; Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Department of Trade and Industry (Trade, Investment and Foreign Affairs) 2004-05; Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Europe) 2005-06; Secretary of State for: Transport and for Scotland 2006-07, International Development 2007-10; Shadow Secretary of State for: International Development 2010, Work and Pensions 2010-11, Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (Shadow Foreign Secretary) 2011-.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Perth and Kinross 1995 by-election and Perth 1997 general election. Member for Paisley South 6 November 1997 by-election to 2005, for Paisley and Renfrewshire South since 5 May 2005 general election.
  • Political interests

    Constitutional reform, economic policy, employment.
  • Party groups

    General election campaign co-ordinator 1999-2001, 2007-; Member, International - Britain's Global Role Policy Commission; Chair, General Election Campaign (Strategy) 2014-.

Election record for Paisley and Renfrewshire South, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Labour 59.47%
Scottish National Party 18.03%
Conservative 9.92%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Alexander, Douglas Labour 23,842 59.47
Doig, Andrew Scottish National Party 7,228 18.03
McCaskill, Gordon Conservative 3,979 9.92
Ghai, Ashay Liberal Democrat 3,812 9.51
Mack, Paul Independent 513 1.28
Kerr, Jimmy Scottish Socialist Party 375 0.94
Hendry, William Independent 249 0.62
Majority 16,614 votes
Electorate 61,197
Turnout (40,094) 65.52%

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