Jim McGovern MP Dundee West, Labour


  • Tel 020 7219 4938

  • Fax 020 7219 4812

  • Email:

  • Website: Jim McGovern website

  • Constituency address

    7 West Wynd (off Perth Road), Dundee DD1 4JQ United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
Jim McGovern

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

    PPS to Pat McFadden as Minister of State, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform 2007-08.
  • House of Commons Select Committees

    Scottish Affairs.
  • Electoral history

    Member for Dundee West since 5 May 2005 general election.
  • Political interests

    Employment rights, human rights, the economy, Scotland.
  • Countries of interest

    Colombia, Cuba, Ireland, Palestine, Poland, Spain.

Election record for Dundee West, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Labour 48.37%
Scottish National Party 28.8%
Liberal Democrat 11.38%
Name Party Votes % of votes
McGovern, Jim Labour 17,994 48.37
Barrie, Jim Scottish National Party 10,716 28.8
Barnett, John Liberal Democrat 4,233 11.38
Stewart, Colin Conservative 3,461 9.3
McBride, Andy Independent 365 0.98
McFarlane, Jim TUSC 357 0.96
Majority 7,278 votes
Electorate 63,013
Turnout (37,202) 59.04%

Registered interests

Overseas visits: 6-11 January 2009, to Pakistan, visiting Islamabad and the Punjab. The purpose of the trip was to establish a Pakistan-UK Forum to promote dialogue between Pakistani and UK parliamentarians, including meetings with the President and Prime Minister of Pakistan and other ministers. The trip was organised by Pakistan's Ambassador at Large and was funded wholly by the Pakistani Government. (Registered 12 February 2009) 2-8 April 2009, to the Republic of Colombia for meetings on human rights, talks with government ministers and leaders of Colombian trade unions. All costs were borne by the campaigning organisation Justice for Colombia. (Registered 22 April 2009)

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