Dave Thompson MSP Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party


Dave Thompson

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 Depute Whip 2007-10; Parliamentary Liaison Officer to Kenny MacAskill as Cabinet Secretary for Justice 2010-11.
  • Scottish Parliamentary Committee

    Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment; Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Ross, Skye and Inverness West constituency 2003 and 2007 Scottish Parliament elections. MSP for Highlands and Islands region 2007-11, and for Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch constituency since 5 May 2011.
  • Political interests

    Housing, Gaelic, nuclear disarmament, rural affairs, Scots.
  • Party groups

    Various posts including convener, constituency association, Scottish National Party 1966-.
  • All party groups (office-holding)

    Deputy convener Heart Disease and Stroke Group 2008-; Convener Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Group 2010-; Gaelic/GĂ idhlig Group: Convener 2011-12, Deputy convener 2013-; Deputy convener Scots Language Group 2012-.

Election record for Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, 05 May 2011

Party Percentage of votes
Scottish National Party 46.18%
Liberal Democrat 30.52%
Labour 12.88%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Thompson, Dave Scottish National Party 14,737 46.18
MacRae, Alan Liberal Democrat 9,742 30.52
Stewart, Linda Labour 4,112 12.88
Carr, Kerensa Conservative 2,834 8.88
Campbell, Ronnie Independent 490 1.54
Majority 4,995 votes
Electorate 57,028
Turnout (31,915) 55.96%

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