Michael McMahon MSP , Labour, Scottish Labour Shadow Minister for Community


Michael McMahon

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

    Scottish Labour: Ministerial Parliamentary Aide to Jack McConnell as First Minister 2002-03, Chief Whip 2007-08, Deputy Business Manager 2007-08; Member, Scottish Parliamentary Bureau 2008-10; Scottish Labour: Parliamentary Business Manager 2008-09, Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Local Government 2009-11, Shadow Minister for: Housing and Welfare 2014-15, Community 2015-.
  • Electoral history

    MSP for Hamilton North and Bellshill constituency 1999-2011, and for Uddingston and Bellshill constituency since 5 May 2011.
  • Political interests

    Local government, housing, equal opportunities, cancer, palliative care, disability.
  • Party groups

    Labour Party: Branch officer 1982-96, Constituency executive 1984-, Constituency secretary 1996-.
  • All party groups (office-holding)

    Convener: Palliative Care Group 1999-, Disability Group 2003-07, 2008-, Pakistan Group 2012-.
  • Countries of interest

  • International bodies

    Member, British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly.

Election record for Uddingston and Bellshill, 05 May 2011

Party Percentage of votes
Labour 46.13%
Scottish National Party 43.28%
Conservative 8.47%
Name Party Votes % of votes
McMahon, Michael Labour 11,531 46.13
Lyle, Richard Scottish National Party 10,817 43.28
Brown, Mark Conservative 2,117 8.47
Macgregor, Fraser Liberal Democrat 530 2.12
Majority 714 votes
Electorate 55,584
Turnout (24,995) 44.97%

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