John Wilson MSP Central Scotland, Independent


John Wilson

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:

  • Scottish Parliamentary Committee

    Local Government and Regeneration; Public Petitions.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Hamilton South constituency 2003 and Coatbridge and Chryston constituency 2011 Scottish Parliament elections. MSP for Central Scotland region since 3 May 2007.
  • Political interests

    Poverty, inequality, housing, public sector reform, equal pay issues.
  • Party groups

    Member: Labour Party 1971-99, Scottish National Party 1999-2014; Resigned Scottish National Party Whip September 2014; Member, Green Party 2014- (sits as Independent).
  • All party groups (office-holding)

    Mental Health Group: Convener 2007-12, Deputy convener 2012-13; Convener Tackling Debt Group 2008-11; Credit Unions Group: Vice-convener 2009-11, Convener 2011-; Convener Chronic Pain Group 2011-.

Election record for Central Scotland, 05 May 2011

Party Percentage of votes
Scottish National Party 46.4%
Labour 35.3%
Conservative 6.4%
Name Party Seats Votes % of votes
Richard Lyle, John Wilson, Clare Adamson Scottish National Party 3 108,261 46.4
Siobhan McMahon, Mark Griffin, Margaret McCulloch Labour 3 82,459 35.3
Margaret Mitchell Conservative 1 14,870 6.4
Turnout %

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