Fiona Hyslop MSP Linlithgow, Scottish National Party, Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs


Fiona Hyslop

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 National Party: Shadow Minister for Housing and Social Justice 1999-2001, Shadow Parliament Minister 2001-03; Member, Scottish Parliamentary Bureau 2001-03; Scottish National Party Shadow Minister for Education and Lifelong Learning 2003-07; Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning 2007-09; Minister for Culture and External Affairs 2009-11; Cabinet Secretary for: Culture and External Affairs 2011-, Europe 2014-16, Tourism 2016-.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Linlithgow constituency 2003 and 2007 Scottish Parliament elections. MSP for Lothians region 1999-2011, and for Linlithgow constituency since 5 May 2011.
  • Political interests

    Culture, international affairs, education, skills, further and adult education, constitution, governance.
  • Party groups

    Scottish National Party: Member 1986-, Member, national executive 1990-2004, Vice-convener, policy 2000-02.
  • Countries of interest

    Canada, China, Europe, Russia, South America, USA.

Election record for Linlithgow, 05 May 2016

Party Percentage of votes
Scottish National Party 50.23%
Labour 26.01%
Conservative 19.97%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Hyslop, Fiona Scottish National Party 19,362 50.23
Moohan Boyd, Angela Labour 10,027 26.01
Kennedy, Charles Conservative 7,699 19.97
Farthing-Sykes, Daniel Liberal Democrat 1,319 3.42
Majority 9,335 votes
Electorate 71,434
Turnout (38,550) 53.97%

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