James Kelly MSP Glasgow, Labour/Co-operative, Scottish Labour Parliamentary Business Manager


James Kelly

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 Labour: Whip 2007-09, Spokesperson for Community Safety 2009-11, Shadow Minister for Justice 2011, Chief Whip 2011-13, Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure, Investment and Cities 2013-14, Parliamentary Business Manager 2014-; Member, Scottish Parliamentary Bureau 2014-.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Central Scotland region 1999 Scottish Parliament election. MSP for Glasgow Rutherglen constituency 2007-11, for Rutherglen constituency 2011-16, for Glasgow region since 5 May 2016.
  • Political interests

    Economy, health, crime, sport.
  • Party groups

    Glasgow Rutherglen CLP: Treasurer 1985-88, Chair 1988-92, 1999-2004; Election agent to Thomas McAvoy MP for 1997, 2001 and 2005 general elections; Chair, Rutherglen and Hamilton West CLP 2004-07; Election Co-ordinator 2015-.
  • All party groups (office-holding)

    Deputy Convener Sport Group 2008-; Treasurer Credit Unions Group 2009-11; Convener Co-operatives Group 2009-; Vice-convener Visual Impairment Group 2009-11; Convener Fair Trade Group 2011-.

Election record for Glasgow, 05 May 2011

Party Percentage of votes
Scottish National Party 39.8%
Labour 35.0%
Conservative 6.1%
Name Party Seats Votes % of votes
Humza Yousaf, Bob Doris Scottish National Party 2 83,109 39.8
Hanzala Malik, Drew Smith, Anne McTaggart Labour 3 73,031 35.0
Ruth Davidson Conservative 1 12,749 6.1
Patrick Harvie Green 1 12,454 6.0
Turnout %

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