Alex Fergusson MSP Galloway and West Dumfries, Conservative, Scottish Conservatives Spokesperson for Rural Affairs


Alex Fergusson

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 Conservatives: Deputy Spokesperson for Rural Affairs 1999-2001, Spokesperson for: Rural Affairs 2001-03, Agriculture and Forestry 2003-07; Presiding Officer 2007-11; Member: Scottish Parliamentary Bureau 2007-11, Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body 2007-11; Scottish Conservatives Spokesperson for: Rural Affairs 2011-, Environment 2011-13.
  • Scottish Parliamentary Committee

    Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Galloway and Upper Nithsdale constituency 1999 Scottish Parliament election. MSP for South of Scotland region 1999-2003, for Galloway and Upper Nithsdale constituency 2003-11, and for Galloway and West Dumfries constituency since 5 May 2011.
  • Political interests

    Rural affairs.
  • All party groups (office-holding)

    Vice-convener: Animal Welfare Group 2000-07, Rural Policy Group 2006-07; Secretary ME (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis) Group 2006-07; Convener: Rural Policy Group 2011-, Armed Forces Veterans Group 2011-; Deputy convener Malawi Group 2012-.
  • Countries of interest

    New Zealand.

Election record for Galloway and West Dumfries, 05 May 2011

Party Percentage of votes
Conservative 36.91%
Scottish National Party 34.03%
Labour 26.52%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Fergusson, Alex Conservative 11,071 36.91
McLeod, Aileen Scottish National Party 10,209 34.03
Scobie, Willie Labour 7,954 26.52
Rosiejak, Joe Liberal Democrat 763 2.54
Majority 862 votes
Electorate 56,611
Turnout (29,997) %

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