Lewis Macdonald MSP North East Scotland, Labour, Scottish Labour Shadow Minister for Public Services and Wealth Creation


Lewis Macdonald

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: Transport and Planning 2001, Enterprise, Transport and Lifelong Learning 2001-03, Enterprise and Lifelong Learning 2003-04, Environment and Rural Development 2004-05, Health and Community Care 2005-07; Scottish Labour: Shadow Minister for: Public Health 2007, Energy and Tourism 2007-08, Spokesperson for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism 2008-11, Shadow Cabinet Secretary for: Infrastructure and Capital Investment 2011, Justice 2011-13, Chief Whip 2013-14, Shadow Minister for: Business, Energy and Tourism 2014-15, Public Services and Wealth Creation 2015-.
  • Scottish Parliamentary Committee

    Economy, Energy and Tourism.
  • Electoral history

    MSP for Aberdeen Central constituency 1999-2011, and for North East Scotland region since 5 May 2011. Contested Aberdeen Central constituency 2011 and 2016 Scottish Parliament elections.
  • Political interests

    Energy, economy, tourism, transport, development, health, justice.
  • Party groups

    Member, Scottish executive committee, Labour Party 1997-99; Contested Scottish Labour deputy leadership election 2011.
  • All party groups (office-holding)

    Convener: Food Group 2007-13, Oil and Gas Group 2007-; Deputy convener MS Group 2013-.

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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