Malcolm Chisholm MSP Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Labour


  • Tel 0131-348 5908

  • Fax 0131-348 5974

  • Email:

  • Constituency address

    5 Croall Place, Leith Walk, Edinburgh EH7 4LT United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh EH99 1SP United Kingdom
Malcolm Chisholm

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

    Deputy Minister for Health and Community Care 2000-01; Minister for: Health and Community Care 2001-04, Communities 2004-06; Scottish Labour: Shadow Minister for Europe, External Affairs and Culture 2007-08, Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning 2011.
  • Scottish Parliamentary Committee

    Devolution (Further Powers); Health and Sport.
  • Electoral history

    MSP for Edinburgh North and Leith constituency 1999-2011, and for Edinburgh Northern and Leith constituency since 5 May 2011.
  • Political interests

    Economic policy, health, childcare, housing.
  • All party groups (office-holding)

    Convener: Cancer Group 2007-, Climate Change Group 2007-11, Health Inequalities Group 2011-; Mental Health Group: Deputy Convener 2011-12, Convener 2012-; Convener: Men's Violence against Women and Children Group 2011-, Rare Diseases Group 2013-,.

Election record for Edinburgh Northern and Leith, 05 May 2011

Party Percentage of votes
Labour 41.63%
Scottish National Party 39.71%
Conservative 9.48%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Chisholm, Malcolm Labour 12,858 41.63
Somerville, Shirley-Anne Scottish National Party 12,263 39.71
Low, Sheila Conservative 2,928 9.48
Farthing, Daniel Liberal Democrat 2,836 9.18
Majority 595 votes
Electorate 59,138
Turnout (30,885) 52.23%

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