Cathy Jamieson MSP Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley, Labour/Co-operative


  • Tel 0131-348 5776

  • Fax 0131-348 5968

  • Email:

  • Constituency address

    Block 1, Cumnock Community College, Cumnock KA18 1SH United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh EH99 1SP United Kingdom
Cathy Jamieson

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: Minister for: Education and Young People 2001-03, Justice 2003-07; Member, Scottish Parliamentary Bureau 2007-08; Shadow Minister for Parliamentary Business 2007; Acting Shadow First Minister 2007, 2008; Shadow Cabinet Secretary for: Health and Wellbeing 2008-09, Housing and Regeneration 2009.
  • Electoral history

    MSP for Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley constituency since 6 May 1999.
  • Political interests

    Co-operative movement, voluntary sector, social economy, workers' rights, anti-poverty, children, criminal justice.
  • Party groups

    Various positions at local branch and constituency level 1980-99 including: Chair, Cunninghame South Constituency Labour Party; Vice-chair, South of Scotland Euro Constituency Labour Party; Election agent for Alex Smith MEP 1994; Member, Labour's: Scottish Executive 1996-99, 2000-08, National Executive 1998; Vice-chair, Scottish Co-operative Party 1998-99; Labour Party in the Scottish Parliament: Deputy Leader 2000-08, Interim Leader 2007, 2008; Contested Scottish Labour Leader in the Scottish Parliament election 2008.
  • Countries of interest

    Western Sahara.

Election record for Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley, 05 Mar 2007

Party Percentage of votes
Lab/Co-op 42.47%
Scottish National Party 30.68%
Conservative 19.92%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Jamieson, Cathy Lab/Co-op 14,350 42.47
Ingram, Adam Scottish National Party 10,364 30.68
Lewis, Tony Conservative 6,729 19.92
McGreal, Paul Liberal Democrat 1,409 4.17
Hill, Hugh Independent 809 2.4
Barry, Ray EPA 124 0.37
Majority 3,986 votes
Electorate 65,166
Turnout (33,785) 51%

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