Colin Beattie MSP Midlothian North and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party


Colin Beattie

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

    Convener, Scottish Commission for Public Audit 2011-.
  • Scottish Parliamentary Committee

    Public Audit; Scottish Commission for Public Audit; Education and Culture.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Midlothian constituency 2007 Scottish Parliament election. MSP for Midlothian North and Musselburgh constituency since 5 May 2011.
  • Political interests

    Finance, environment, social exclusion.
  • Party groups

    National treasurer, Scottish National Party 2004-.
  • All party groups (office-holding)

    Industrial Communities Group: Deputy Convener 2011-13, Convener 2013-; Convener: Germany Group 2011-, Park Homes Group 2012-.

Election record for Midlothian North and Musselburgh, 05 May 2016

Party Percentage of votes
Scottish National Party 48.67%
Labour 28.47%
Conservative 18%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Beattie, Colin Scottish National Party 16,948 48.67
Harkins, Bernard Labour 9,913 28.47
Balfour, Jeremy Conservative 6,267 18
Bell, Jacqueline Liberal Democrat 1,557 4.47
Majority 7,035 votes
Electorate 63,360
Turnout (34,825) 54.96%

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