Margaret Curran MP Glasgow East, Labour, Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland


Margaret Curran

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

    Shadow Minister for Disabled People 2010-11; Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland 2011-.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Glasgow East by-election 24 July 2008. Member for Glasgow East since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Social inclusion, community empowerment, women's issues, poverty, employment, pensions and welfare.
  • Party groups

    Former chair, Scottish Organisation of Labour Students; Election agent to Mohammad Sarwar 1997 general election; Member, Scottish Labour Women's Caucus.
  • Countries of interest

    Ireland, Scotland, USA.

Election record for Glasgow East, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Labour 61.45%
Scottish National Party 24.7%
Liberal Democrat 5.02%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Curran, Margaret Labour 19,797 61.45
Mason, John Scottish National Party 7,957 24.7
Ward, Kevin Liberal Democrat 1,617 5.02
Khan, Hamira Conservative 1,453 4.51
Finnie, Joseph British National Party 677 2.1
Curran, Frances Scottish Socialist Party 454 1.41
Thackeray, Arthur UK Independence Party 209 0.65
Majority 11,840 votes
Electorate 61,865
Turnout (32,214) 52.07%

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