Alasdair Allan MSP Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scottish National Party, Minister for International Development and Europe


Alasdair Allan

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

    Parliamentary Liaison Officer to: the Office of the First Minister, Mike Russell as Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning 2010-11; Minister for: Learning and Skills 2011, Learning, Science and Scotland's Languages 2011-16, International Development and Europe 2016-.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Gordon constituency 2003 Scottish Parliament election. MSP for Western Isles constituency since 3 May 2007 (renamed Na h-Eileanan an Iar since 5 May 2011).
  • Political interests

    Gaelic, culture, rural affairs, constitutional affairs.
  • Party groups

    Scottish National Party (SNP): Member 1990-, National secretary 2003-06; SNP delegate, Scottish Independence Convention 2007.
  • All party groups (office-holding)

    Convener Epilepsy Group 2007-11; Vice-convener Gaelic/GĂ idhlig Group 2007-11.

Election record for Na h-Eileanan an Iar, 05 May 2016

Party Percentage of votes
Scottish National Party 51.82%
Labour 25.47%
Conservative 11.3%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Allan, Alasdair Scottish National Party 6,874 51.82
Grant, Rhoda Labour 3,378 25.47
Fraser, Ranald Conservative 1,499 11.3
Cormack, John Christian 1,162 8.76
MacLeod, Kenneth Liberal Democrat 293 2.21
Majority 3,496 votes
Electorate 21,695
Turnout (13,265) 61.14%

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