Gordon Brown MP Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath, Labour


  • Tel 020 7219 2968

  • Fax 020 7219 5734

  • Email:

  • Website: Gordon Brown website

  • Constituency address

    Carlyle House, Carlyle Road, Kirkcaldy KY1 1DB United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
Gordon 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

    Opposition Spokesperson for: Trade and Industry 1985-87, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury 1987-89; Opposition Spokesman for Trade and Industry 1989-92; Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer 1992-97; Chancellor of the Exchequer 1997-2007; Prime Minister, First Lord of the Treasury and Minister for the Civil Service June 2007-10.
  • Electoral history

    Member for Dunfermline East 1983-2005, for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath since 5 May 2005 general election.
  • Political interests

    Economic policy, employment, health, social security, Scotland.
  • Party groups

    Member, Scottish Executive Labour Party 1977-83; Chair, Labour Party in Scotland 1983-84; Former member, National Executive Committee, Labour Party; Head, General Election Campaign (Strategy) 1999-2001; Leader, Labour Party 2007-10.
  • International bodies

    Governor, European Investment Bank 1997-2007; Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (UK Branch): Joint Hon Treasurer (ex-officio) 1997-99, Former Joint Hon Secretary, Vice-President 2007-10; Special envoy for global education, United Nations 2012-.

Election record for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Labour 64.45%
Scottish National Party 14.28%
Liberal Democrat 9.31%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Brown, Gordon Labour 29,559 64.45
Chapman, Douglas Scottish National Party 6,550 14.28
Mainland, John Liberal Democrat 4,269 9.31
Paterson, Lindsay Conservative 4,258 9.28
Adams, Peter UK Independence Party 760 1.66
Archibald, Susan Independent 184 0.4
MacLaren of MacLaren, Donald Independent 165 0.36
Jackson, Derek Land Power 57 0.12
Majority 23,009 votes
Electorate 73,534
Turnout (45,862) 62.37%

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