Richard Lochhead MSP Moray, Scottish National Party


Richard Lochhead

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 Deputy Minister for: Fisheries and Water Industry 1999-2001, Rural Affairs and Parliament (special responsibility for Fisheries) 2001-03, Environment and Rural Affairs 2003, Deputy Spokesperson for Environment and Rural Affairs (with responsibility for Fishing) 2003-04, Shadow Minister for Energy, Environment, Rural Affairs and Fisheries 2004-07; Cabinet Secretary for: Rural Affairs and Environment 2007-16, Food 2014-16.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Aberdeen Central constituency 1999 and 2003 Scottish Parliament elections. MSP for North East Scotland region 1999-2006, for Moray constituency 27 April 2006 by-election to 2011, and for Moray constituency (revised boundary) since 5 May 2011.
  • Political interests

    Film industry, drugs policy, EU, fisheries, rural development, land reform.
  • All party groups (office-holding)

    Convener Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Group 2006-07.
  • International bodies

    Alternate member, Committee of the Regions 2006-07.

Election record for Moray, 05 May 2016

Party Percentage of votes
Scottish National Party 46.93%
Conservative 38.36%
Labour 10.57%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Lochhead, Richard Scottish National Party 15,742 46.93
Ross, Douglas Conservative 12,867 38.36
Morton, Sean Labour 3,547 10.57
Paterson, Jamie Liberal Democrat 1,265 3.77
Majority 2,875 votes
Electorate 61,969
Turnout (33,544) 54.13%

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