James Kelly MSP Rutherglen, Labour/Co-operative, Scottish Labour Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure, Investment and Cities

Contact

  • Tel 0131-348 6510

  • Fax 0131-348 6513

  • Email:

  • Constituency address

    51 Stonelaw Road, Rutherglen G73 3TN United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh EH99 1SP United Kingdom
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.

Biography

  • Born:

    23/10/1963
  • 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-.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Central Scotland region 1999 Scottish Parliament election. MSP for Glasgow Rutherglen constituency 2007-11, and for Rutherglen constituency since 5 May 2011.
  • 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.
  • 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 Rutherglen, 05 May 2011

Party Percentage of votes
Lab/Co-op 46.08%
Scottish National Party 39.52%
Conservative 7.73%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Kelly, James Lab/Co-op 12,489 46.08
McGuigan, Jim Scottish National Party 10,710 39.52
McIntyre, Martyn Conservative 2,096 7.73
Strachan, Lisa Liberal Democrat 1,174 4.33
Johnstone, Caroline Independent 633 2.34
Majority 1,779 votes
Electorate 57,777
Turnout (27,102) 46.91%

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