Alex Johnstone MSP North East Scotland, Conservative


Alex Johnstone

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: Spokesperson for Rural Affairs 1999-2001, Business Manager (Chief Whip) 2001-03; Member, Scottish Parliamentary Bureau 2001-03; Scottish Conservatives: Spokesperson for: Rural Development and Environment 2003-05, Environment and Energy 2005-07; Member, Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body 2007-11; Scottish Conservatives: Shadow Minister for: Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change 2007-10, Communities and Sport 2010, Communities and Housing 2010-11; Spokesperson for: Housing and Communities 2011, Infrastructure, Capital Investment, Housing and Transport 2011-16; Member, Scottish Commission for Public Audit 2011-.
  • Scottish Parliamentary Committee

    Scottish Commission for Public Audit; Infrastructure and Capital Investment; Devolution (Further Powers).
  • Electoral history

    Contested Gordon constituency 1999, Angus constituency 2003 and 2007, and Angus North and Mearns constituency 2011 and 2016 Scottish Parliament elections. MSP for North East Scotland region since 6 May 1999.
  • Political interests

    Agriculture, rural affairs, transport, industry.
  • All party groups (office-holding)

    Convener Civil Nuclear Industry Group 2006-07; Vice-convener Science and Technology Group 2007-11; Deputy Convener: Construction Group 2011-, France Group 2013-; Convener Japan Group 2014-.

Election record for North East Scotland, 05 May 2011

Party Percentage of votes
Scottish National Party 52.7%
Labour 16.4%
Conservative 14.1%
Name Party Seats Votes % of votes
Mark McDonald Scottish National Party 1 140,749 52.7
Richard James Baker, Jenny Marra, Lewis Macdonald Labour 3 43,893 16.4
Alex Johnstone, Nanette Milne Conservative 2 37,681 14.1
Alison McInnes Liberal Democrat 1 18,178 6.8
Turnout %

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