Alex Neil MSP Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party


  • Tel 0131-348 5703

  • Fax 0131-348 5895

  • Email:

  • Website: Alex Neil website

  • Constituency address

    One Wellwynd, 35 Wellwynd, Airdrie ML6 0BN United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh EH99 1SP United Kingdom
Alex Neil

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 Principal ‘Reserved Matters’ Spokesperson for Social Security 1999-2001; Minister for Housing and Communities 2009-11; Cabinet Secretary for: Infrastructure and Capital Investment 2011-12, Health and Wellbeing 2012-14, Social Justice, Communities and Pensioners' Rights 2014-16.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Kilmarnock and Loudon constituency 1999 and Hamilton North and Bellshill constituency 2003 and 2007 Scottish Parliament elections. MSP for Central Scotland region 1999-2011, and for Airdrie and Shotts constituency since 5 May 2011.
  • Political interests

    Economics, social policy, housing.
  • Party groups

    General secretary, Scottish Labour Party 1977-79; Member, Scottish National Party 1985-.
  • All party groups (office-holding)

    Vice-convener Construction Group -2007; Convener Scottish Economy Group 2005-11.

Election record for Airdrie and Shotts, 05 May 2016

Party Percentage of votes
Scottish National Party 52.31%
Labour 29.1%
Conservative 15.61%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Neil, Alex Scottish National Party 13,954 52.31
Leonard, Richard Labour 7,762 29.1
Holford, Eric Conservative 4,164 15.61
Young, Louise Liberal Democrat 693 2.6
Majority 6,192 votes
Electorate 53,912
Turnout (26,675) 49.48%

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