Menzies Campbell MP North East Fife, Liberal Democrat

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Menzies Campbell

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:

    22/5/1941
  • Positions

    Liberal Spokesperson for Arts, Broadcasting and Sport 1987-88; Liberal Democrat: Spokesperson for: Scotland (Legal Affairs, Lord Advocate) 1987-99, Defence, Sport 1988-89, Defence and Disarmament, Sport 1989-94, Foreign Affairs and Defence, Sport 1994-97, Foreign Affairs (Defence and Europe) 1997-99, Principal Spokesperson for Defence and Foreign Affairs 1999-2001; Contested Speaker election 2000; Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs 2001-06; Member, Intelligence and Security Committee 2010-.
  • House of Commons Select Committees

    Foreign Affairs.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Greenock and Port Glasgow February and October 1974, East Fife 1979, and North East Fife 1983 general elections. Member for North East Fife 1987-2005, for North East Fife (revised boundary) since 5 May 2005 general election.
  • Political interests

    Defence, foreign affairs, legal affairs, sport, arts.
  • Party groups

    Chair, Scottish Liberal Party 1975-77; Deputy Leader, Liberal Democrat Party 2003-06; Leader, Liberal Democrat Party 2006-07; Chair, Home Rule Commission 2011-.
  • Countries of interest

    North America, Middle East.
  • International bodies

    North Atlantic Assembly (now NATO Parliamentary Assembly): Member 1989-, Leader, UK Delegation 2010-; Member, UK Delegation, Parliamentary Assembly of OSCE 1992-97, 1999-2001.

Election record for North East Fife, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Liberal Democrat 44.23%
Conservative 21.7%
Labour 17.11%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Campbell, Menzies Liberal Democrat 17,763 44.23
Briggs, Miles Conservative 8,715 21.7
Hood, Mark Labour 6,869 17.11
Campbell, Roderick Scottish National Party 5,685 14.16
Scott-Hayward, Mike UK Independence Party 1,032 2.57
Majority 9,048 votes
Electorate 62,771
Turnout (40,156) 63.97%

Registered interests

Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK): Whilst travelling to London from the United States in my capacity as Chancellor of St Andrew's University on 1 November 2008, I was upgraded from Business to First Class by British Airways. (Registered 12 November 2008) Whilst travelling on parliamentary business from London to Washington on 13 December, I was upgraded from Premium Economy to Business Class by British Airways. (Registered 19 December 2008)

Sponsorship or financial or material support: Donation from JRSST Charitable Trust to support research for a report dealing with the military covenant and related issues. (Registered 27 October 2008)

Remunerated employment, office, profession etc: Queen's Counsel. (Resumed practice at the Bar with effect from 1 January 2008.) Advance under contract with Hodder & Stoughton for autobiographical book. (£35,001-£40,000) Fees for two appearances on ITV's 'The Book Quiz'. (Up to £5,000) (Registered 7 January 2009)

Remunerated directorships: Scottish American Investment Company PLC (£15,001-£20,000)

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